Shiv Anant Tayal assumes charge as RMC Commr

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 12 Feb 2019 11:14:10


Staff Reporter,


New Raipur Municipal Corporation (RMC) Commissioner Shiv Anant Tayal assumed the charge at the RMC Headquarter on Monday.  Holding a press conference after taking the charge, RMC Commissioner Shiv Anant Tayal also expressed his intent to bring about positive improvements in the day-to-day functioning of the RMC as the mediapersons brought several critical issues in Capital to his notice .

On getting the double responsibility as RMC Commissioner and also the Managing Director of Raipur Smart City Limited (RSCL), Tayal stated that although the responsibilities are huge, he won’t rush into anything. That being said, he won’t also allow the projects to get delay. Implementation of the smart city programme will be ensured with the cooperation and participation of the citizens.

Setting up his list of priority, Tayal put water supply arrangement on the top, followed by sanitation. On the issue of sanitation,new RMC Commissioner stated he would visit the Sarona landfill site and also the newly proposed Sakri for solid waste management plant to get a better sense of situation. He has also called on a meeting with the Ramki Company, who holds the contract for maintaining city’s sanitation. Safety of sanitary workers will also be taken care of. He claimed the Filter Plant has capacity of 270 MLDs, which is sufficient for the Capital city. The only need is put in place necessary pipeline network.

He also touched up on the issues like parking lots, regularisation of the unauthorised structures, door-to-door garbage collection, role of NGOs, revenue collection etc.