The Vijayawada Municipal Corporation (VMC) officials have inspected various sites in the vicinity of the city for constructing a dumping yard.

Municipal Commissioner G.S. Pandadas has formed three teams to inspect the sites located at Gannavaram, Agiripalli, Kanchikacherla, Ibrahimpatnam and other areas.

A 30-acre land at Konda pavuluuru village in Gannavaram mandal, and a 10-acre quarry land in Thotapalli village in Agiripalli mandal are some of the sites that were found to be suitable for dumping yard.

Municipal Commissioner has asked the officials to hold parleys with land owners and acquire the land.

A team led by Chief Engineer inspected Puttalamma gunta, Trilochanapuram, Ibrahimpatnam, Paritala and Donabanda villages.

These sites are 26 km away from the VMC main office. The officials said that there were approach roads to these sites and suitable for land filling. However, forest clearance was required.

Another team lead by CMOH M. Satynarayana Raju visited Pathapadu, Ninanvaram, Kadimi pothavaram, Chevutur and other villages. Of this two sites at Pathapadu and one at Kamidipothavaram are suitable for the dumping, officials say.