The Municipal Corporation has made decision to install Global Positioning System devices on garbage lifting vehicles to guarantee that the vehicles follow their actual panned route path roads.
GPS trackers will also be installed in all vehicle under Municipal Corporation track misuse. The vehicles like Truck, dumper, water lifting tankers, JCB and trolley are used by MC also be tracked by Automatic vehicle locator system, repairing work of street lights and on anti-encroachment drives.
As live monitoring and Tracking starts on 200 vehicle, senior officer will be able to real time watch on their every day each movement. Primarily, GPS system would be implemented on a trial basis on the dumper, JCB and trolley.
“Whenever our vehicles on the way to get any work done, they end up taking 3 days to finish a single day’s work. Just not for checking delay in work but also save fuel by working on time. Once tracking System comes into work, we will be able to track the all events and movements of vehicles,”- Municipal Commissioner
After all municipal staff has initiated door-to-door garbage collection from every incidental and official premises on rickshaws, and then transfered to waste lefiting municipal corporation vehicles who dump the waste . “However, some vehicles do not lift the garbage for final disposal and we had received same complaints for others. Though we are ready for answer to few employees who will raise objection to it as they will not be able to disobey rules and will be forced to follow instructions after GPS devices are installed”
As per MC official, with installation of GPS tracker each vehicle will be Rs 5,500 for tracker and then after. Monthly GPS charge of Rs 500. According to the proposal, the concerned department will keep watch on the every movements of vehicle from online web portal as well as via mobile application. Senior officers will also be able to track movements through their smart phones.