16-Apr-2017

1. Dr. D.G.Nagaraj, Health Officer, Mysuru City Corporation , had an interaction with the public during MGP””s monthly meeting held on 9th April, 2017 . Various issues of public concern such as prevention of water-borne diseases, solid waste management, disposal of medical waste, improper collection of daily household waste and their indiscriminate burning by the concerned. Mention was also made by members regarding inconvenience due to stray dogs, monkeys , pigs etc in different localities of the city. Plastic menace in the commercial streets and the usage of plastic sheet by the road side eateries while cooking ””idlis”” were also discussed. The Health Officer suggested the public to use ” Swatchchata App ” to lodge complaints on any health issue with photos if possible and assured that the complaint will be attended within 12 to 24 hours and a feed back on action taken will be given . More than 8000 complaints received through the App. Have been attended to according to him .

2. With the long term objective of making Mysuru ”” Green ”” again, a massive tree planting campaign is planned in and around the city. The Health Officer promised to provide Compost free of cost for the project.