Corporation bans plastic below 40 microns

Corporation bans plastic below 40 microns

Eco-friendly: MCC to act tough

Mayor Sandesh Swamy, Deputy Mayor Pushpalatha Jagannath and MCC Deputy Commissioner K N Dharmappa at the council meeting, in Mysore on Friday. Dh PhotoThese are among the major decisions taken by the MCC council that met here on Friday.
Reading out the decision, Mayor Sandesh Swamy announced that it was imperative to ban plastic that has been marring the beauty of the city of palaces in one way or the other, besides proving harmful to live stock, and other animals. Most of the cattle feed on plastic, he added.

The decision will be forwarded to the office of the Deputy Commissioner for further action.


Taking cognisance of the report submitted by the council secretary, unearthing the connivance on the part of the MCC officers itself in issuing a bogus khatha related to a government land in Nachanahalli Palya, the mayor said that all such bogus khathas stand null and void, and the authorities concerned (be it MCC, MUDA, district administration or whoever) should take suitable steps to reclaim the properties.

To avoid the recurrence of such khathas, all the new khatas issued from April 1, should carry the photograph of the party (owner)- be it during registration or transfer of the property.

Water supply

Most importantly, drinking water that aggravates into a serious issue every summer, has to be addressed.

To ensure the flow of water in taps, the mayor announced to convene a meeting of the managing director of Karnataka Urban Water Supply and Drainage Board (KUWS and DB), JUSCO officers, Vani Vilas Water Works (VVWW) and other officers concerned, within a month. 

Earlier most of the corporators exhorted the mayo r to take some concrete measures to ensure adequate water supply for summe, by introducing additional water tankers, borewells.

*Bogus khatha cancelled
*Photo must for khatha henceforth
*Meeting soon to ensure adequate water supply for summer

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