Nagpur: Facing a severe flak over poor arrangements and facilities at different crematoriums in Nagpur, the Mayor Pravin Datke inspected Mankapur and Nara Ghats on Friday and reviewed the working.
The Mayor, during the inspection, directed the concerned officials to ensure basic facilities are provided to the citizens and relatives coming to the Ghats for the last rites of their near and dear ones. The people should not be put to difficulties in any manner, said the Mayor Datke while reviewing the arrangements at Mankapur and Nara crematoriums.
At Mankapur Ghat, the Mayor directed the officials to level the ground by removing wild bushes, grass with the help of JCB machine and also to beautify the premises with cleanliness, maintaining the garden, planting attractive trees, repairing toilets, bathrooms, regular water and electricity supply etc. Datke also directed the officials to deploy armed guards for safety and security of the citizens coming to the Ghat.
The Mayor then inspected the wood stock book and registers and warned that there should not be any complaints regarding providing of wood for the last rites.
At Nara Ghat, the Mayor Pravin Datke found the premises surrounded by wild trees, bushes and grass and garbage littered all over the place. He immediately directed the officials to maintain cleanliness of the premises at any cost. He also directed the officials to improve the present condition so that people are not put to any problems.
Others who accompanied the Mayor include Health Committee Chairman Ramesh Singare, Deputy Municipal Commissioner R Z Siddique, Mangalwari Zone Chairperson Saraswati Salame, Ashi Nagar Zone Chairperson Manisha Ghodeswar, Deputy Health Director Dr Milind Ganvir, Garden Superintendent Nareshchandra Shrikhande, Executive Engineer (Electricity) Sanjay Jaiswal and other senior officials.