Rehan Hashmi kicks off special storm water drain cleaning campaign

Karachi, June 23, 2018 (PPI-OT): The Chairman of DMC Central, Rehan Hashmi has kicked off a special campaign, by starting excavator, to clean storm water drains in the jurisdiction of DMC Central. 35 heavy machineries including dumpers, lifters and excavators will be used along with men power to remove garbage and trash from the said drains. At the event, Rehan Hashmi told the media persons that the main aim of the campaign is to let the residents and the business persons of the district central enjoy monsoon rain without any trouble and problems.

The campaign will continue for one week and clean 70 chocked points and 35 km length of storm water drains, he added. He further said that District Central is the largest populated district, its problems are also big, but the Sind Government was ignoring Karachi thus creating hurdles in the way of performance of DMC services.

It has been observed that the people throw plastic shopping bags and garbage in Nalaas that had turned them into garbage heaps. It is hoped that present cleaning campaign will make them workable to drain out the rain and sewerage water smoothly. The campaign started at midnight between 22nd and 23rd June 2018 by cleaning the storm water drain from pyala hotel to Sakhi Hasan roundabout.

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Information Officer
District Municipal Corporation
Phone/Fax :( 021)99260352