Harithakarmasena of Koyilandy takes charge Updated On 2018-09-12
Harithakarmasena of Koyilandy is active in making the Koyilandy ULB neat and clean. It is as part of the 'Clean & Green' programme of Koyilandy ULB that the Harithakarmasena members took charge of collecting and segregating the waste from Koyilandy ULB. Shri. K.Sathyan, Chairman, Koyilandy ULB inaugurated the distribution of the uniform, gum boots, masks and gloves to the Harithakarmasena members recently.
The non biodegradable wastes were segregated and were handed over to some agencies. Recently a shredding unit was set up at Kunnoth, Koyilandy for shredding the non biodegradable wastes.
The Harithakarmasena at Koyilandy was launched during 2017. The team consists of 88 members from 44 wards in Koyilandy ULB and 12 members of Dhanashree which altogether makes 100 members. 88 of them collects wastes from their respective wards and the other 12 collects waste from the shops. The team had earned an amount of Rs 2.25 lakhs out of their waste management task, out of which Rs 55,000 was paid as vehicle rent and the rest was divided within themselves.
An amount of Rs.50 is being collected from the households and receipts are being given regarding the same.The Harithakarmasena members were active in flood relief activities as well.