Udupi: Vehicle dumping garbage on roadside fined by health inspector


Daijiworld Media Network - Udupi (MS) 

Udupi, Dec 1: Health inspector of Udupi city limits raided a truck that was dumping the garbage by the side of the road and fined the driver of the vehicle. 

This incident occurred near Karavali Bypass that falls under the limits of Udupi city municipality. A truck, transporting marble stones, was seen dumping the garbage by the side of the road. The health inspector, who was alerted by some citizen, conducted lightning raid and slapped a fine of Rs 2,300. He also made the truck driver to load the garbage that was dumped on the road, back into his truck.

 

So far around Rs 50,000 has been collected in the form of fines from people who throw garbage at various places in the city. 

"If anyone is seen dumping solid waste in any area, case will be filed against such person or people according to the Solid Waste Management Rules of 2016 and additional fine will be slapped," said Anand Kallolikar, Municipal Commissioner in a publication.

  

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  • YOGI THUNTA, MANGALURU - NEAR PUMPWELL CIRCLE

    Sun, Dec 1 2019

    There are GOVT officials for each work but no one is working as they paid hefty BRIBES to the POLITICIANS and not intend to work as public servants ! When the mood swings they visit the offices and disappear for their personal works !!! Who ask them and how you trace them for your job ! No one if ever you questioned them and then you will see the hell on earth created by the SARKARI BABU !! under your feet.

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  • ALFRED FERRAO, Ullal

    Sun, Dec 1 2019

    I hope the health inspector of ullal also yake action against the the dumpers of waste especially near ambika road, thokkoto and near the ullal bridge.

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  • Vikhas, Mangalore

    Sun, Dec 1 2019

    MCC first arrange each location dustbin. So people will dump their waste in that. Otherwise where we will throw our wastage?

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  • Denzil, Udupi

    Sun, Dec 1 2019

    Karavali bypass had become Garbage dumping yard both sides. The roads are Stinking. This is going on since year's

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  • Jossey Saldanha, Mumbai

    Sun, Dec 1 2019

    Great Job ...

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  • Richard Thomass, Udupi

    Sun, Dec 1 2019

    The Udupi Municipality should simply penalise those who
    dump without a second thought, and not register a CASE against
    those irresponsible locals or outsiders who dump garbage,
    building construction waste, and tender coconut shells.

    First of all, there should be a Regulation Against Dumping
    with all the Laws and Penalties listed in Kannada/English
    and Hindi on large Blue background White all weather proof
    large lettering - so that people are aware that there is such a
    Law.

    Thereafter, the Municipality should appoint responsible
    staff working directly under the Municipality and not a
    Third Party Contractor, who will be responsible for keeping
    a keen eye in all such locations and implementing the Lafor w
    firmly with a Penalty. Registering a CASE in India is a useless
    exercise taking into consideration the billions of cases filed
    and gathering dust with no judicial action.

    In Christian countries people have an attitude of responsibility
    towards their surroundings and country and do not indulge in
    dumping, for which the penalty is severe and instant.

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