Karimnagar Municipality secures all-India second rank in Safai Mitra Suraksha challenge

K M Dayashankar


MCK receives Rs 4 crore cash award from Union ministry of Housing and urban affairs


KARIMNAGAR: The Municipal Corporation of Karimnagar (MCK) has bagged all-India second rank in the Safai Mitra Suraksha challenge-2021 under the three lakh population category.

The award is presented by Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs. The award carries Rs 4 crore cash prize and a citation. Among the 246 cities under the three lakh population category which competed in the challenge, the Karimnagar municipality secured second rank.

At a programme organised in Vignan bhavan in New Delhi on Saturday, Chatisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Bhaghel presented the award to Mayor Y Sunil Rao and Municipal Commissioner Yadagiri Rao. On this occasion, the Mayor attributed the award to the team work of municipal sanitation staff, officials and the cooperation by the residents of the town to keep the city clean.

He thanked Minister for Municipal Administration K Taraka Rama Rao, TS Planning board vice chairman B Vinod Kumar, Minister for Civil Supplies Gangula Kamalakar, Collector RV Karnan and other municipal staff. He urged the authorities to continue the same spirit and win several laurels to the MCK. Sikkim Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang, Union Housing and urban affairs secretary Durga Shankar Mishra, Principal secretary Municipal Administration Aravind Kumar, Commissioner and director of Municipal administration (CDMA) Dr N Satyanarayana and others were also present.

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