Keep Karur clean and green: Collector

KARUR: Take efforts to keep the town clean and green. Enthusiastic public participation is a must in keeping the surroundings tidy, Collector J. Uma Maheswari said here recently.

Speaking after launching the efforts to keep the bus stand premises clean and tidy, the Collector who wielded the broom on the occasion to drive home the point that charity begins at home, said that hygienic environment lessened risk of communicable and contagious diseases besides ensuring that the areas remained pleasing to the senses. In venturing to keep the public areas clean, she said that for the first time in the district women self-help groups had been roped in to keep the Muthukumarasamy Bus Stand clean. The Credit Thrift Society SHG has come forward to keep the bus stand area clean and for their efforts the 11 members of the SHG would be sanctioned a sum of Rs. 101 per working day, she added. The members’ kin would involve themselves in the task and the work time would be dawn to dusk.

District Revenue Officer C. Munirathinam, Karur Municipal Chairperson P. Sivakamasundari, and Commissioner Umapathy were present.

From THE HINDU

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