GOA: The garbage transfer stations put up at various locations in the jurisdiction of Mormugao Municipal Council (MMC), each costing Rs 1.3 lakh, have not been serving the purpose of curbing the menace of stray cattle and dogs spilling waste from bins kept at the dumping points In the August 29 edition of, it was reported that 34 transfer stations had been set up in different parts of the municipalities in 25 wards.
Amit Kumar, a local from Baina, said, “The door-to-door collection of garbage at times is done for even four days at a stretch. We can’t be keeping the garbage stinking in the houses especially when we have children at home. With no option, we are forced to keep the garbage at the dumping points.” Shabbir Ahmed from New Vaddem suggested that the municipality put up boards warning that people will be fined if found dumping outside the stations.
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