Noida: The Chief Executive Officer of Noida Industrial Development Authority, Ritu Maheshwari, on Thursday assured residents of the city to deploy two to three more private agencies for sterilisation of stray animals. The outcome is the result of a meeting held between the CEO and delegation of the residents where the delegation presented a list of the issues faced by them to the top officer of the authority.
Ravi Kant Mishra, chairman of Janshakti Sewa Samiti, a Noida based social organisation, who led the delegation, said that they raised the issue of stray animals demanding an action to control them. Maheshwari apprised them that they were in a process to hire the agencies. Once finalised they would be deployed for effectively controlling them.
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Apart, the residents raised the issue of short supply of drinking water during cleaning of under ground supply line. They said that an order by the Supreme Court of India was passed in 2000 which said that a drinking water treatment plant of requisite capacity should be developed within a stipulated period of two years from the date the order was passed. However, it is yet to be developed.
Maheshwari noted all the points mentioned by the residents and said that she would look into it. The delegation was also informed that a reservoir had already been provided for storage of water about a week ago.
A N Dhawan, chief patron of the Samiti said, “The CEO of the Noida Authority said that efforts would be made to make requisite arrangement for storage of additional quantity of water during the annual cleaning of drinking water supply line.