K M Dayashankar
KARIMNAGAR: Karimnagar Municipal Commissioner Yadagiri Rao on Tuesday formally handed over the special uniforms to Safai karam charis of the Municipal Corporation of Karimnagar as part of the Safai mitra suraksha challenge in Karimnagar town.
At a programme at the Collectorate auditorium in Karimnagar, the Municipal Commissioner handed over the special uniforms to the Safai karam charis involved in odd jobs of sanitation works in the municipality. The authorities had designed different categories of uniforms namely Swachhata Commando (one involved in underground cleaning of septic tanks\sewer lines with safety gears).
This uniform would be yellow in colour along with waterproof material, gloves and oxygen cylinders. The next one would be in a grey pullover uniform for the Safaimitra (a person engaged in road sweeping and solid waste collection. This uniform comes with a mask and protective eyewear and a safety helmet.
The third is the uniform for the operator\supervisor (people who are involved in road sweeping and waste collection or indirectly engaged in public area cleaning), which is in blue coloured shirt and pants with mask and safety helmet.
The Municipal commissioner said that the new uniforms for the Safaimitras would not only feel motivated but they would also get recognised by our citizens for duties they perform to keep our cities clean and tidy. Sanitary inspector Rammohan and sanitary inspector Gattu Srinivas and others were also present.