GHMC Vigilance & Enforcement cell with Disaster Management will be strengthened

Hyderabad, May 29 : Viswajeeth Kampati, IPS, Director, Vigilance, Enforcement and Disaster Management, GHMC said the existing Vigilance and Enforcement cell with Disaster Management will be strengthened more to tackle the emergency situation during monsoons, removal of un authorized constructions, safeguarding the Govt., properties of the main activities of the wing.

The Disaster Management cell was existing only in Mumbai Municipal Corporation and the GHMC is the only Municipal Corporation which created Vigilance, Enforcement and Disaster Management duly appointing an IPS officer for overall controlling under the directions of the Commissioner, GHMC.

The State Govt., is very particular to make the city to that of a World Class keeping in view of the importance of the works this wing is being strengthened more to tackle all the emergency situations.

Sri Viswajeeth Kampati, IPS, Director, Vigilance, Enforcement and Disaster Management, GHMC has joined on 23rd March later on the Govt., has issued certain directions basing on the Govt., order he has taken over the charge as Director on May 10th. For strengthening the existing wing additional staff from Police, Engineering, Fire Services and other departments are being deployed on deputation from various Departments in GHMC.

The Director informed that this wing has provided 16 vehicles in which 8 for Enforcement and another 8 for Disaster Management, 44 outsourcing employees from Streetlights wing also deployed in this wing. A separate training programme to all the staff is being planned for taking up the works in a more appropriate way.

The works pertaining to Disaster Management protecting lakes, Govt., Lands, parks, play grounds and major other activities will be taken care by this wing. This wing is being provided at Buddha Bhavan where Commanding Control System which is existing in GHMC Head Office is also being planned to establish at Buddha Bhavan also where this wing will take up to curb plastic menace imposing of penalties providing 900 CC Cameras at the lakes to curb the illegal dumping of C&D waste and land grabbing and also for effective implementation of the wing.

`The Director further informed that from the last 15 days 16 unauthorized constructions have been removed and all the enforcement wings which are existing in Circles offices will work as usual.
(NSS)

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