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GHMC survey to help rehabilitate beggars

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Feb 26, 2020, 1:52 am IST
Updated Feb 26, 2020, 1:52 am IST
.The survey is part of an action plan for making the city beggar free.
Instructions were issued to all GHMC zonal commissioners to form circle-level committees comprising GHMC corporators, police officials from civil, traffic and SHE teams, representatives from other relevant government departments and from local non-governmental organisations. (Photo: DC)
 Instructions were issued to all GHMC zonal commissioners to form circle-level committees comprising GHMC corporators, police officials from civil, traffic and SHE teams, representatives from other relevant government departments and from local non-governmental organisations. (Photo: DC)

Hyderabad: The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) has said that a survey of beggars in the city will include classification into different categories that will help in designing and planning for their rehabilitation.

In its circular on the subject, GHMC commissioner D.S. Lokesh Kumar said the details of the survey should include classification of beggars into categories such as children, able-bodied, those with disabilities, mental illnesses, families and orphans.The survey is part of an action plan for making the city beggar free. The action plan will also include providing medical care for the beggars in need of such attention, and admission to schools or bridge courses for those ready for it, along with rehabilitation plans.

 

Instructions were issued to all GHMC zonal commissioners to form circle-level committees comprising GHMC corporators, police officials from civil, traffic and SHE teams, representatives from other relevant government departments and from local non-governmental organisations. These committees should be in place by the end of this month, Mr Kumar said. The GHMC had on February 22 announced that the city is one among 10 in the country selected by the Centre as part of a pilot project for identification and rehabilitation of beggars.

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Location: India, Telangana, Hyderabad




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