Health & Sanitation

HEALTH AND SANITATION


Solid Waste Management

The waste management in the city is entrusted with the Sanitary inspectors and a team of Sanitary Supervisors and Sanity workers. The aim of the City Municipal Corporation is 100% collection of garbage generated in the city daily.

There are 60 Sanitary Divisions functioning in Salem Corporation. A team of 28 sanitary Inspectors, 38 Sanitary Supervisors and 1464 Sanitary workers are engaged in Solid Waste management activities.

Daily 335 M.T. of Garbages are transported to Corporation compost yard using 59 vehicles owned by the Corporation. Action is being initiated to modernize the “Solid Waste Management” activities.

Functions / Services

  • Daily street cleaning and transportation of waste.

  • Night sweeping in Bus stands and market places.

  • Disposal of waste collected through various methods.

  • Special conservancy arrangements during festivals and other important occasions attracting large number of people.

  • Bulk clearance of wastes in special premises like Kalyanamandapams, Hotels, etc.,

  • Maintenance and cleaning of public toilets, urinals on a daily basis Removal of dead animals.

  • Fee collection.

Response Time for Redressal Of Grievance Waste Management:

Sl.No.
Details
Time Schedule
1.
Cleaning of Streets and Roads
Monday to Saturday from 5.30 a.m. to 10.30 a.m. from 2.30 p.m. to 5.30 p.m. at all places (subject to change in respective Corporation)
2.
Market and Bus-stand places
Monday to Saturday from 5.30 a.m. to 10.30 a.m. from 2.30 p.m. to 5.30 p.m. at all places (subject to change in respective Corporation)
3.
Collection and removal of Garbage
Daily
4.
Cleaning of public toilets, urinals
Daily
5.
Complaints regarding non-removal of garbages
24 Hours
6.
Removal of dead animals
24 Hours
7.
Complaints regarding non-sweeping of roads
24 Hours
8.
Complaints regarding removal of debris
3 days from intimation
9.
Complaints regarding removal of blockages in Public Toilets
24 Hours


Needed Cooperation from Citizens

  • Do not throw wastes into open drains or streets.


  • Clean your premises and deposit wastes in the designated points before street clearance by conservancy staff.


  • Report non-clearance of garbage / debris to the designated authorities.


  • Keep your premises clean. Remove bushes and shrubs then and there. Prune trees abutting main streets and avoid obstruction to traffic and people’s movement.


  • Use public toilets / urinals properly. Avoid nuisance in open spaces / road margins.


  • Pay administrative charges and fees promptly.

Whom to Contact for Service Deficiency

Sl.No.
Details
Designation
Timings
1.
Initial complaint Sanitary Supervisors 2.30 pm to 5.30 pm
2.
Second Contact Sanitary Inspectors 2.30 pm to 5.30 pm
3.
Third Contact City Health Officer 2.30 pm to 5.30 pm
4.
(If the deficiency persists) Commissioner 2.30 pm to 5.30 pm

Any time in 24 hours – Contact Control Room:Phone No:

1.
Control room Main office
2213993
2.
Suramangalam Zone I
2387514
3.
Hastampatti Zone II
2314646
4.
Ammapet Zone III
2263161
5.
Kondalampatty Zone IV
2461616