KMC to crack down on piling up of construction material on roads footpaths
| Monday | 12th August, 2019
Kolkata: In a significant stride to prevent air pollution, the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) is taking strong measures to prevent piling up of construction material on roads and footpaths across the city.
Municipal Commissioner Khalil Ahmed has directed the Director General (Building) to take up regular drives against illegal stacking of building material on roads and footpaths.
"A number of complaints regarding illegal stacking of construction material on roads and footpaths causing harassment to general public and pedestrians have reached the office of the Commissioner and the Mayor.
"We are trying to ensure that no construction material is left uncovered at roadside and the construction area is wrapped in geotextile fabric.
Other actions as appropriate for the location are also being undertaken to prevent pollution due to building material.
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