Mandi Bahauddin: Khadim-e-Punjab Saaf Dehat Programme is launched in Mandi Bahauddin district. The programme will be carried out through union councils.
The other day DC Hafiz Shaukat Ali visited Rasul Lokri and Shahidanwali villages that are located in outskirts of the city and where solid waste was being removed. Iqbal Warriach Chairman Union Council Shaheedanwali was supervising the cleanliness operation.
Speaking on the occasion the DC said purpose of the programme was to provide clean atmosphere to villages.
He said regular disposal of garbage and solid waste from villages’ surroundings would improve lives of people. It will protect people from diseases and keep them healthy. He said it is right of rural people to live in clean environment.
He said 6 sanitary workers would be employed with one tractor trolley in every UC to maintain cleanliness and hygiene in villages.
The UC chairman and other villagers present appreciated the programme, terming it as milestone for improving rural area environment.