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KCR Diwali bonanza for sanitation workers

The Telangana State Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao on Monday announced Diwali bonanza for 16000 sanitation workers under Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) limits.

The Chief Minister made this announcement while distributing the first installment of 1,005 auto trolleys and dustbins. Under this programme, 21 lakh households would be supplied with two dust bins; one in green color which will be use for wet garbage and the other in blue bins for dry garbage. Each auto trolley would collect the garbage from 800 households and will charge a monthly fee of `50.

Chandrashekar Rao informed that garbage bins to the households in GHMC limits would be distributed by the last week of November.

Chief Minister also directed the GHMC Commissioner B Janardhan Reddy to reemploys 16,000 sacked civic workers in the city limits.

The approximate cost of each auto trolley is Rs 5 lakh. The SC and ST beneficiaries have to pay 10 per cent (Rs 50,000), whereas others have to pay 20 per cent (Rs 1,00,000) of the cost.

The remaining amount would be arranged through bank loan with 10.6 per cent interest. The SC and ST beneficiaries have to pay about Rs 5,500 and other beneficiaries Rs 7,500 as EMI for a term of six years.