Sanitation: No one to pick up, Garbage piles line roads, Mcg Rwas facing fire | Gurgaon News

GURGAON: Around two dozen RWAs have expressed concern over the poor. Cleaning in the city and blamed it on the callous attitude of the MCG. He alleged that garbage is piling up all over the city because the sanitation workers are not coming to work.
with the Festive season Around the corner, residents said the MCG needs to take corrective measures now before things spiral out of control.


Sector 45 RWA General Secretary Puneet Pahwa said that no sanitation workers have visited the area in the last one month. “After getting no help from MCG, we hired 12 laborers and cleared two pockets in the sector.”
Similarly, Malibu Town also employs sweepers. “With limited funds available, we have employed a few sweepers and are doing the cleaning on alternate days given our large settlement. While more than 20 sweepers are needed, we with 10 are managing. The entire city is slowly turning into a dump yard,” said Vijay Shivanath, secretary of the Malibu RWA Federation.
Sanitation in Sector 46 has failed. “There is a crisis in the city when it comes to cleanliness as the MCG staff stopped working since September 10. We have approached several officials, but no solution has been found. We are in an area where live where sanitation workers are on strike, roads are littered with garbage and sewage is flowing into houses. MCG’s indifference has deprived us of our basic right to a clean environment. Swachh Bharat Abhiyan has been made a mockery of,” said Sector 46 RWA president Rajkumar Yadav.
Earlier this year, the MCG was planning to hand over sanitation work to RWAs but the mechanism could not be worked out as RWAs had reservations about the funds assured by the municipal body.
“MCG proposed a cost which was insufficient to manage the 200-acre colony. The civic body said it would work on it, but has not responded since then,” RD City. General Secretary Nihal Mandhotra said.
Venita Sinha, RWA president of A and A1 block of Sushant Lok-II, said that since the MCG took over the colony in June 2022, the sanitation crew has not come to the colony.
Nagar Palika Karamchari Singh state secretary Naresh Malkat said they will protest outside the residence of MCG commissioner PC Meena on Monday.
When contacted, MCG joint commissioner Naresh Kumar said, “We are trying to resolve the matter and hope that some consensus will be reached through discussions. Agencies hired for sanitation services are doing their work but the on-roll municipal staff have suspended their work due to lack of sanitation work. We have already asked the agencies to be ready, if the municipal staff does not return to work.

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