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NMC goes hi-tech, buys 2 automated road sweepers | Nagpur News

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Nagpur: The Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) has procured two road sweeping machines, using the funds sanctioned by the central government under national clean air programme (NCAP). These machines will first sprinkle water and then sweep using the mechanical brooms, especially major cement roads.
NMC additional municipal commissioner Ram Joshi told TOI, “These two machines will be put to trial on Wednesday, following which we will come to know how many kilometres can be cleaned in a specified time. Based on that, we will work out detailed plan for utilization of the machines.”
He said these machines are likely to be used on major cement roads. “Vehicular traffic on major roads increases early in the morning and hence it becomes difficult for sanitary workers to sweep them. These machines will be helpful in cleaning the dust and garbage gathered near the road-dividers and footpaths, which at times result in accidents and also cause pollution,”…

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