Govt not paying dues for collecting bio medical waste alleges SDMC
| Wednesday | 13th January, 2021
New delhi: South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) has said that the Delhi government owes it an outstanding amount of nearly Rs 3 crore for ensuring housekeeping and sanitation services at the Sardar Patel Covid Care Centre at Radha Swami Satsang Complex in Chhatarpur.
In a meeting at the Home Ministry where the SDMC Commissioner and other officials were also present, SDMC was given the responsibility of collecting bio-medical waste.
However, on being asked for a copy of the same, Chawla said that it was unavailable at the moment.
"At this meeting, it was decided that the money spent by the SDMC in this endeavour (sanitation, upkeep, collection of bio-medical waste) was to be remitted by the Delhi government", Chawla added.
There are not enough funds to pay these employees but the government has not released a single penny", sheadded.