VISAKHAPATNAM: In a bid to scale back vehicular emissions, the Higher Visakhapatnam Municipal Company has determined to not enable any private motor autos into its important workplace each Monday. The civic physique has issued a round to this impact. GVMC officers and workers have been requested to go for public/personal transportation system like buses, auto-rickshaws, cycles, and many others. This will even be relevant to the general public coming to the GVMC workplace on Mondays.
GVMC commissioner G Lakshmisha mentioned the initiative will end in varied benefits, together with conserving fossil fuels and lowering air and sound air pollution. “As the town is already experiencing elevated air pollution ranges, the GVMC has to search for options to scale back the identical,” mentioned Lakshmisha.
In the meantime, GVMC groups visited practically 84,000 households in Zone-III on Friday to create consciousness on vector-borne illness management measures. The workers distributed pamphlets on vector-borne illness preventive measures.