Bhubaneswar: In order to maintain better sanitation and hygiene conditions the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has stepped up several measures across the city.
The civic body today started spraying disinfectants at various establishments and public places.
In coordination with the Odisha Fire Services personnel, BMC is spraying Sodium Hypochlorite at public places along the roads to ensure better hygienic conditions across the city.
While in the forenoon hours three fire tenders of the Odisha Fire Services were engaged in the Bapuji Nagar area and Janpath area in the afternoon, five fire tenders were deployed to cover CRP Square, Fire Station Square, Siripur Square and Ganga Nagar Square and Baramunda bus station.
Apart from the spraying of disinfectants the civic body has also started fogging activities across the city along with road cleaning, bush cutting and spraying of disinfectants in slums.
The entire activities across the city are coordinated under the leadership of BMC Commissioner Prem Chandra Chaudhary and senior officials through the COVID-19 Control Room established at the Central office of BMC.
The City Health Office of BMC has chalked out a detailed plan in coordination with the COVID-19 control room to carry out the sanitization work through spraying disinfectants and fogging.