Hyderabad, September 21: Speaking at the ‘Community Engagement Programme’ for source segregation of waste organised by GHMC at ‘Samriddhi’ Raj Bhavan Staff quarters at Khairatabad, Governor Sri E.S.L. Narasimhan, said that it is the duty of every resident to ensure source segregation of waste into dry waste and wet waste. He said that the staff quarters should become a model for other colonies in source segregation of waste and maintaining cleanliness of colony premises. Governor said that the waste generated in the staff quarters will be utilised for composting at the pits prepared specially for the purpose and the manure will be utilised for the maintenance of lawns and gardens in Raj Bhavan campus. Governor further said that waste when segregated can be beneficial and useful and on the contrary un-segregated waste will be of no use and will lead to environmental disaster.
On this occasion, officials of GHMC explained to the residents of Raj Bhavan staff quarters, on the benefits of source segregation of waste and organised awareness programme on how to segregate dry waste, wet waste and hazardous waste. GHMC also distributed bins and bags to the residents of Raj Bhavan staff quarters.
Chintala Ramachandra Reddy, Khairatabad MLA, P. Vijaya Reddy, Corporator, Harpreet Singh, Principal Secretary to Governor, B. Janardhan Reddy, GHMC Commissioner, also participated in the programme.