: Tuticorin Corporation authorities took up mass cleaning programme in localities here on Wednesday. To ensure hygiene for the public, such programmes are organised on Wednesdays.
Dinesh Ponraj Oliver, Commissioner of Corporation, told The Hindu that blockades in drainage system had been identified in some parts and adequate personnel were being deployed to remove them.
As many as 200 personnel had been deputed in the mass cleaning programme held at places on Damodaran Nagar Main Road and George Road. In consultation with officials, the corporation was also working out strategies to handle technological devices and equipment to maintain cleanliness, he said.
Bosco Raja, Health Officer, Sanitary Inspectors and supervisors were monitoring the operations, he said.