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Thursday, 26-April-2018

Cleaning overnight

New Delhi| Starting this New Year the NDMC will experimentally start sweeping 16 commercial places in its area at night.

Night sweeping in 16 identified market places and roads will be taken up on a "trial" basis to ensure proper sanitation.

Pravesh Wahi, the chairman of the North Delhi Municipal Corporation's Standing Committee said, huge crowd in morning hours makes sweeping and garbage collection difficult and announced the beginning of night sweeping from January 1st.

The 16 identified areas include Jama Masjid, Gaffar Market, Chandni Chowk, Rohini, Ajmal Khan Road, Kamla Market, Model Town II, RG Complex (Prasant Vihar), Main Bazaar (Paharganj), Sadar Bazar, Alipur and Narela, he said.

The departments concerned and officials in the zones have been directed to ensure effective implementation of the initiative, he added.