DC orders depts to remain alert during rain

DC urges LWMC to uphold cleanliness standards

LAHORE  -  Anticipating imminent rainfall, Deputy Commis­sioner (DC) Rafia Haider has issued detailed in­structions to all officers and relevant departments in the provincial capital. The deputy commissioner emphasized the need for all assistant commission­ers to remain in the field during the rain, ensuring active coordination and immediate response. Ad­ditionally, she directed that all machinery and staff should be on high alert to address potential issues.

To maintain the functionality of WASA disposal stations, she instructed that all generators should be kept in standby mode and operational. She stressed the importance of keeping screens at disposal sta­tions clean for efficient waste management.

Ensuring smooth traffic flow during rain, the DC called for the clearance of underpasses to prevent any disruption. She also highlighted the significance of maintaining cleanliness in underground passages for seamless traffic movement. Moreover, the DC urged the Lahore Waste Management Company (LWMC) to uphold cleanliness standards and keep disposal sta­tions fully operational. She advised the management to take necessary precautions and monitor the situa­tion closely. The rain forecast spans from March 1 to March 3 across Punjab, and the DC assured that the Lahore district administration is well-prepared to tackle any challenges arising from the expected rain­fall. She called for effective collaboration between civ­ic administrative institutions and encouraged citizens to cooperate by keeping children away from electrical wires and poles during this period.

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