In a pollution control initiative, Paradip Port Trust
on Saturday introduced a new Mechanical road sweeper.
Debidutta Biswal, IFS, Member Secretary, Odisha State
Pollution Control Board, dedicated it for the service of people of
Port township in presence of Rinkesh Roy, Chairman, PPT, Susanta Nanda, IFS,
Project Director, ICZMP, Odisha, Dr. Ajit Pattanaik, IFS (Retd.), Former
Project Director, ICZMP, Odisha, Shri Parameswar Swain, OAS (Retd.),
Administrative Officer, ICZMP, Odisha, Shri Subrat Tripathy, COO, Dhamra Port,
Dr. Mukesh Mahaling, Regional Officer, OSPCB, Paradip and other senior
officials of OSPCB & PPT.
The mechanical sweeping machine is the initiative of
PPT to effectively clean the roads of the township and reduce the exposure of
dust and dirt particles to manual sweepers. It is a Heavy duty truck mounted
vacuum suction type road sweeper with filtration system, which can operate both
day and night.