Ponda Municipality extends garbage collection contract
PONDA: The Ponda Municipal Council (PMC) has decided to extend the city’s garbage collection contract. The same will be forwarded to the municipal administration for approval. This contract will expire on September 30.
The meeting was held under the chairmanship of PMC Chairman Ritesh Naik. Chief Officer Yogiraj Gosavi and Municipal Inspector Uday Dessai were also present during the meeting.
Councilor Vyenkatesh Naik, Pradeep Naik and others raised the issue of garbage collection. Sources said there was no discussion of the rate hike during the meeting.
Speaker Ritesh Naik, speaking to the media after the meeting, confirmed that the council had agreed to extend the garbage collection contract in the municipal area. The meeting also decided to send a proposal to Chief Minister Pramod Sawant for the installation of CCTV cameras in the city.
In order to relieve traffic congestion near Almeida High School, a lane would be created for students to head towards Indira Market. Parents coming with vehicles to collect their children would be asked to wait near the Indira market, the president informed. The new arrangement would be implemented after the Ganesh Festival.