Port Blair, Feb 25: Acting on complaint received from a civil society organization, regarding open dumping of waste in a road-side area, Kanyapuram Gram Panchayat under Ferrargunj Block in the South Andaman District, the Department of RD, PRIs and ULBs within hours mobilized the sanitation functionaries and cleared the garbage, which were then shifted to SWM Centre at Shorepoint.

The accumulation of garbage in the area is because of dumping of waste by nearby households and commercial establishments. The general public are hereby requested/warned to avoid dumping of waste in open areas and rather handover the same to the sanitary workers of the Gram Panchayat. Further, information regarding any unattended and untreated wastes dumped in rural areas may be sent to the Directorate through email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for immediate redressal.