MWMC hires 300 sanitary workers

Newly appointed sanitary staff will help ensure swift cleanliness arrangements


APP February 05, 2021
The DC had ordered his security guard to thrash the sanitary worker for not mopping the floor properly. PHOTO: Reuters/File

MULTAN:

Multan waste Management Company (MWMC) has hired 300 sanitary workers through third party with aim to cover maximum area and to ensure swift cleanliness arrangements in the city.

Manager Administration and HR MWMC Muhammad Aqeel said, “The 300 sanitary workers were hired after tendering process on minimum wages of about over Rs17,000 each. New staff was called on duty from today for three days trials and the staff would start proper working from next week.”

Aqeel further informed that the sanitary staff was hired on one year contract basis while the staff will be deputed at new union councils added into city's jurisdiction. Two special squads will be constituted for cleanliness during VIP movements in the city and cleanliness at entry and exit points of the city.

He explained that HR sub-committee of MWMC has approved hiring of 1000 sanitary workers on contract to meet the shortage of sanitary staff while the final approval will be taken from the next Board of Directors meeting.

MWMC Managing Director Fakharul Islam Dogar has directed procurement section to speed up the pending maintenance and repairing tenders and procurement of latest machinery. “I hoped that hiring of sanitary staff will help to cover maximum area of the city regarding cleanliness, especially because the system got disturbed after ending of contract with sanitary workers,” he added.

Published in The Express Tribune, February 5th, 2021.

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