HYDERABAD: Speaking during a safety awareness fortnight on sanitation operations on Saturday, Livestock Minister Talasani Srinivas Yadav said the safety of sanitation workers should be the top priority. He added that new technologies should be used to carry out sanitation-related work, where necessary, without human intervention. Worker safety should be the top priority in wastewater management, he said.
For this, the manhole cleaning process using robotic technology has already started as a pilot project in the Sanathnagar constituency and will be extended to all parts of the city. People should also be held responsible for dumping plastic waste into manholes.
The minister also said that with the rapid expansion of Hyderabad in mind, the Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board was channeling water from the Krishna and Godavari rivers to supply water. drinking water for the inhabitants of the city as well as for 193 villages of the ORR. HMWS & SB chief executive Mr. Dana Kishore said special operations teams had been set up in six circles. The team will be made up of seven highly skilled workers. He said the council has partnered with NGOs to raise awareness about wastewater management.
HMWS & SB Managing Director Mr. Dana Kishore said the board has partnered with NGOs and other associations to raise awareness about wastewater management and security operations.