The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation [GHMC] declared eight litter-free zones from Banjara Hills, Jubille Hills, Begumpet and Khairatabad areas and also announced that they will be collecting garbage twice a day here after from residences, establishments and others. This will come effective from tomorrow i.e, August 1st.
The GHMC has issued a notification regarding this on Wednesday and also instructed owners and occupants of all premises on the notified main roads to collect and store garbage, dust, ashes and trade rubbish and store them in two dustbins and hand them over to garbage collectors. The notified roads include Road Numbers 1, 2 and 12 in Banjara Hills, 36 and 92 in Jubilee Hills, Khairatabad , Begumpet and Secretariat main roads.
Regarding the penalty also, GHMC has tightened the norms and upon repeated violation for the fifth time Rs 10,000 fine is likely to imposed. Overall, GHMC is taking some efforts to keep the city clean however, it has targeted those areas where the wealthy persons reside.