GHMC to dispose unknown dead bodies
Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) Mayor Mohammed Majid Hussain, today said that the Corporation will dispose the unknown dead bodies without involving any NGOs.
Mr Hussain, held a review meeting here and directed the concerned officials to dispose the unknown dead bodies weekly once from Gandhi and Osmania hospitals.
The Mayor also directed the officials to keep Rs 10 lakhs as caution deposit with the Zonal Commissioners (North & South) to take material for burial of unknown bodies.
The officials have requested the Mayor to allocate funds to take up embalming process to protect the dead bodies from decomposition.
He instructed the officials to write to the managements of Gandhi and Osmania hospitals seeking permission for the GHMC staffs to take up anti larva and fogging operations in the hospitals.
Mr informed that he will be writing a letter to the Health Secretary to maintain the air condition chambers in the mortuaries of Gandhi and Osmania General Hospitals.
The Mayor directed the Chief Engineer to furnish the list of Edgahs and also instructed the Additional Commissioner (H&S) to look after sanitation maintenance in and around the Edgahs.
The Mayor directed the Deputy Commissioners to list out the grave yards of their jurisdiction to take up maintenance irrespective of religion.
He appealed to the citizens to send the photographs of the vehicle, which is dumps debris on roads, to the GHMC officials, so that GHMC can book criminal cases against the culprits.
(Posted on 26-06-2014)