Walking on the streets can be off-putting if the only thing you see around is garbage. Residents of Greater Noida West and Noida are tired of seeing accumulated garbage all around the open spaces and the problems resulting from it. The residents have been tweeting regarding garbage on the roads regularly. Apart from this, construction and demolition waste can be seen on the roads, vacant parks, service lanes, and vacant plots.
Residents informed that areas such as Panchsheel Greens2, The Char Murti, 7 Meter road, Gaur mall road, the U-turn of Supertech Ecovillage 2, and Gaur City are suffering from improper waste management. Drains can be seen clogged with waste such as tires, septage, scrap metal, latex paints, broken parts of furniture or toys, household garbage, broken appliances, and empty cans.
Residents inform that cleaning of the open drains in Techzone 4, near Artha sez, Greno West was done on June 7, 2022. Residents allege that a lot of solid waste pulled out from the drain kept lying there for 7 days. This resulted in a filthy smell all around. It was finally picked up on June 14, 2022.
"The question is why are the authorities not cautious about the health of residents. When clearing out debris, workers do not follow the NGT norms (National Green Tribunal). This norm says that the wheels of the dumper should be thoroughly cleaned. So that they do not make the roads dirty, but this rule is not followed. Moreover, the vehicles remain overloaded so a lot of debris falls on the roads creating dust", says Manish Kumar, Senior Vice president, Nefowa.
ग्रेनो वेस्ट के मुख्य मार्गों और गाँवों में सफाई का बहुत बुरा हाल है।कमान संभालने के बाद नए सीईओ @iassurendra ने आज तक नहीं किया ग्रेनो वेस्ट में निरीक्षण। यह GNW के साथ सौतेलापन नहीं तो और क्या? @akl963 @ChiefSecyUP @shashank_ias @CMOfficeUP @UPGovt @nefowaoffice @AJABBHATI1— Manish (NEFOWA)✍️ (@manishsmooth) June 16, 2022
Sumil Jalota, a member of team Nefowa says, "There is a need for proper cleaning machines, presently, tools are not sufficient for the cleaning of Greater Noida West. The pollution department of Noida Authority should keep a check on all the construction sites and make sure NGT guidelines are followed."
Residents of Techzone 4 highlighted that a vacant plot in the area has been converted into a dump yard. As gathered, societies such as Spring Meadows, Nirala Estate, and La Residentia are being affected by this. Residents allege that they have complained to the Authority several times but no action has been taken yet.
Sagar Gupta, resident of Spring Meadows says, "This plot was earlier used by the builder of Spring Meadows Society to keep construction waste. However, it was abandoned after the work was complete. Residents were promised a green cover before moving on. Yet, the view offers just construction debris and garbage. The Authority is also not taking any action.
स्वच्छ भारत का एक उदाहरण @OfficialGNIDA द्वारा दिया जाता है लेकिन शिकायत करने के बाद भी नही हुआ सुधार आसपास के 15000 परिवार है प्रभावित इस जमीन में दबे हुए मलबे से फैल रही जहरीली गैस और पानी के भराव से बीमारियां। @SpringMeadowsR @LaResidentiaGNW @NiralaEstate1 अन्य सोसायटी परेशान https://t.co/2WButbCwUt pic.twitter.com/6MzaLChoCo— Vikash Katiyar (@vikashkatiyarin) May 24, 2022
Vikash Katiyar, Resident of Spring Meadows and Vice president of Nefowa says, “No improvement is being done by the Greater Noida Authority even after complaining several times. Around 15000 families are inhaling polluted air because of this."
एक तरह मा• प्रधानमंत्री श्री @narendramodi जी लगातार #स्वच्छ_भारत के लिए प्रयासरत है वही दूसरी ओर @OfficialGNIDA को बताने के बाद भी कोई कार्यवाही नहीं हो रही है। मा• सीईओ @iassurendra जी बहुत ही दयनीय स्थिति है ग्रेनोवेस्ट की कृपया कार्यवाही की अति आवश्यकता है।@nefowaoffice https://t.co/zoMzKInhrx pic.twitter.com/8RRb2ehOad— Vikash Katiyar (@vikashkatiyarin) May 29, 2022
On this note, CitySpidey contacted Umesh Chandra, Deputy Manager, Greater Noida Authority. He says, “We are cleaning the areas daily. Naturally, debris will accumulate until there is construction work. Regarding the vacant plot turned into a dump yard, once I get the GPS location, I will work on this project on priority to get it cleaned."
Moreover, sector 73, Sarfabaad in Noida is under a heap of garbage. The residents allege that officials are not taking any care of the hygiene here. They say that officials reach out only after multiple follow-ups. However, until the time sanitation workers are sent, mosquitoes and stench spreads everywhere. Residents have complained that the roads are never washed and broomed properly after the garbage collection.
Sonu Yadav, President, Yuva Team, Sarfabad, Sector 73 says, “Authority visited here and inspected that there is a lot of dirt only after we complain. There is no mechanism for maintaining cleanliness. The sweeper comes once a week, he picks the garbage floating on the drains, and they do not even broom and wash the area.”
गांव सर्फाबाद सेक्टर 73 नोएडा— Sonu Yadav ( सर्फाबाद ) (@Yadav100nu) June 16, 2022
जो गांव ना देखा वो गांव अच्छा
आखिरकार ग्रामीण शिकायत कहां पर करें
और कितनी बार करें @CeoNoida @rituias2003 @InduPrakashPCS कृप्या संज्ञान लेने कि कृपा करें ?? pic.twitter.com/aaFJnGSg9H
Last week, a transformer was burnt in sector 73 Noida from improper disposal. Monu Yadav, an area resident says, “This transformer was burnt was everyone's fault- the Authority and the residents. Sweepers throw the polythenes filled with garbage above on the transformer due to which the polythenes melted and the fire took place. Moreover, despite the written warning, the people keep throwing the garbage there. ”
आखिरकार गांवों में #साफ़_सफाई के नाम पर #खानापूर्ति क्यूं— Sonu Yadav ( सर्फाबाद ) (@Yadav100nu) May 21, 2022
क्या सिल्ट (#गारा) उठाने के बाद झाड़ू नहीं लगानी चाहिए #गंदगी सफाई #कर्मचारियों द्वारा ही कि जा रही है @CeoNoida @rituias2003@nkgurjar4bjp @dr_maheshsharma @PankajSinghBJP @eyedocpal pic.twitter.com/PtgdXrrE3N
On this, we contacted OSD Indu Prakash Singh from Noida Authority to know that is he aware of the situation. He says, “Sarfabad, Sector 73 is under our prime list, very soon I will deploy staff there. Two OSDs are looking into the matter. The area will be cleaned soon."