Berhampur, May 13 (LocalWire): Sanitary workers from different urban local bodies of Ganjam district, who had gone to Puri to help clean up the temple townare preparing to return to their hometowns today.
‘We have completed the cleanliness drive in Puri municipality area by removing debris of houses, uprooted trees and electric poles from the roads,’ said commissioner, Berhampur Municipal Corporation, Chakravarti Singh Rathore.
He constantly supervised the 300 sanitary workers from the next day of the cyclone.
He said 100 sanitary workers of BeMC were engaged in the drive while other workers from other civic bodies in the district had joined them.
Local sanitary workers also helped them in the drive.
Since Puri was worst hit by the cyclone and there was accommodation problem in the town, sanitary workers from Berhampur travelled to and from the city daily.
They also brought sanitary instruments and vehicles to lift the debris along with them, he said.
Meanwhile, Ganjam Police, who were camping at Puri, also helped the Fani victims by opening Karuna Camp at Basili Sahi, where they prepared and served food for around 1000 people, said SP (Ganjam) Brijesh Rai.
Karuna camp was started at police guest house in Puri by the DGP, RP Sharma and he said police would continue their service till normalcy was restored.
Ganjam Police also handed over a cheque of Rs 2 lakh to the police welfare fund to undertake relief work for Puri district, Rai said.