Bhubaneswar: Zonal Deputy Commissioners (ZDCs) of the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) today organised meetings with the local traders and their associations on Corona, both on creating awareness and also to devise ways for better supply and distribution of essential consumer goods among the citizens, in coordination with civic officials.
South-East ZDC Anshuman Rath, North Zone ZDC Pramod Kumar Prusty and South-West ZDC Rabindra Kumar Jethi convened the meetings. In the meetings the fruits wholesalers, grocery wholesalers and traders bodies participated.
As per the discussions, the wholesalers informed the BMC Commissioner on the ways through which citizens could buy the essential commodities easily and the vehicles carrying the supplies could ply across the city without and difficulties. They also apprised the authorities on the process through which the green vegetable sellers and grocery shop owners could easily come to their places and sell their products.
The wholesalers/ market representatives requested the Commissioner, BMC for making arrangements for supply of liquid hand wash to market associations for usage in the hand wash basins installed at the markets/haats. Traders also requested the civic authorities to provide liquid hand wash for them in markets.
The senior BMC officials assured the traders to take all steps as per the Government guidelines to ensure Corona prevention in the markets/haats across the State Capital.