Shillong Sept 22: Meghalaya Chief Minister, Conrad K. Sangma on Tuesday flagged off from Meghalaya Secretariat three bio-medical waste disposal vans in the presence of Urban Affairs Minister Hamletson Dohling.
The three vehicles purchased from Chief Minister’s Relief Fund (CMRF) were allocated for use at Shillong, Tura and Jowai. Dedicating the vehicle for the State, the Chief Minister thanked all contributors towards CMRF and said that the three bio-medical disposal unit will prove to be of immense benefit during the Covid times.
The bio medical waste vans will be used exclusively for the collection and disposal of bio medical waste from hospitals & clinics.
In view of Covid-19 situation, the vans are equipped with a wash basin and a collection tank for the waste water which will be emptied at the treatment plant.