Eid-ul-Adha: 15,000 tonnes of Offal removed on first day; cleaning underway

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

02nd Aug, 2020. 10:10 am

Offal removing of sacrificial animals and cleaning operations of Sindh Solid Waste Management Board (SSWMB) and local body administration is underway on the second of Eid ul Adha.

According to the details, Officials are conducting cleaning operations on more than 85 marked spots of the city.

Solid Waste Management Board is collecting waste in 18 towns.

In addition to this, the data provided; detailed that more thousands of offals have been removed from the city.

Moreover, 15 000 tonnes of offals removed on first day of eid.

Earlier, on the instructions of local government minister Syed Nasir Shah, the Sindh Solid Waste Management Board (SSWMB) and the local bodies have constituted committees on sub-division level in Karachi for removal of offal of the sacrificial animals and conducting insecticide spray during the three days of Eid-ul-Adha.

Sub-divisional committees would be monitored by assistant commissioners.

The offal of the animals to be sacrificed during the three days of Eid-ul-Azha at designated places would be lifted by the SSWMB, while the DMCs would conduct anti-flies and insecticide spray in Karachi and other districts of the province.

According to the notification issued earlier nobody would be allowed to slaughter animals on the road and in the streets. He said the animals would be slaughtered only at the designated areas or within the walled compounds.

The SSWMB chief said around 1.079 million tons of offal would be generated and a plan had been devised for their removal.

“The SSWMB is operating two landfill sites in the city measuring 500 acres each in Gondpas and Jam Chakro.

For proper disposal and discarding of offal, an appropriate mechanism has been adopted; trenches at landfill site have been excavated and the offal collected from all districts would be dumped in the trenches and the trenches would be buried accurately to prevent any hazard to the environment.”

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