Jamshedpur: Deputy Commissioner Amit Kumar and Senior Superintendent of Police Anup T Mathew of East Singhbhum today held an interaction with members of Singhbhum Chamber of Commerce and Industry on various issues affecting the business community and the city people at large.
On a question raised by the traders on difficulty in availability of land for setting up industrial units, the DC said that a coffee table book had been prepared for this purpose. He said efforts were on to make lands easily available to traders, entrepreneurs and business houses for establishing industries.
Asked to take steps regarding transportation problem faced by city parents in sending their children to schools, the DC said he would hold a meeting with the representatives of all schools to find a way out.
The traders raised a number of issues and demands including those related to construction of flyovers in the city, making arrangements for traffic police at Jugsalai railway level crossing, administrative help in setting up technical education institutions, availability of stamp papers, better parking system, improvement in power supply and removal of encroachment across the city.
Ahead of October 2, the DC appealed to the traders to stop using or at least minimize the use of polythenes on their business premises. He asked them to observe No Polythene Day on October 2 and help district administration spread No Polythene message with the help of their members and volunteers.
The DC said that the Jamshedpur Notified Area Committee and the Mango Notified Area Committee were going to start door-to-door waste collection from 2nd October onwards. There are 11 waste collection zones under JNAC and four zones under MNAC, he said.
The DC and SSP advised the traders to install CCTV cameras in their shops and business establishments and ensure cleanliness in their surroundings.
The SSP asked the traders to inform district police about people extorting them in the name of donation for Durga Puja. He said that strict action will be taken against such people.
Chamber members present during the interaction included Suresh Sonthalia, Manav Kedia, Prabhakar Singh, Puneet Kauntia, Nitesh Dhut, Dinesh Choudhary, Satyanarayan Agrawal and Ashok Bhalotia. The DPRO Sanjay Kumar and district planning officer Burhan Ul Abrar were also present on the occasion.