Port Blair, Feb 20: The Chief Secretary, Mr. Chetan B. Sanghi, IAS, A&N Administration has inaugurated 15 Water ATMs under Smart City project in the presence of Mr. N.K Udhaya Kumar, Chairperson, PBMC, Mr. Suneel Anchipaka, IAS, Secretary, PBMC, Smti. S. Selvi, Councillor, Ward No. 05, Smti. Sheela Singh, Chairperson WTP&I and other PBMC Officials.
Chief Secretary while appreciating the PBMC efforts to make Port Blair city plastic free, he also enquired about operational modalities of Water ATMs and suggested engaging of SHGs in operating and maintenance of the above water ATMs. It is worth to mention that so far total 16 water ATMs has been installed by PBMC and another 10 will be installed in 03 months of time.
He complimented PBMC efforts of preventing smoke at the Brookshabad Landfill site and advised to pursue source segregation across the wards.