Jamshedpur: The special officer of Jamshedpur Notified Area Committee (JNAC) Sanjay Kumar conducted a surprise inspection of Mango bus stand on Wednesday. He took the officials concerned to task for lack of cleanliness on the bus stand premises. He inspected the waiting hall, shelter house and the public toilet and also inquired about the buses suffering from breakdown and parked at the bus stand.
Expressing dissatisfaction over the state of affairs at the bus stand, Kumar said the bus stand premises should be kept neat and clean round the clock. He objected to the encroachment of the bus stand premises by various people to build shops and other commercial structures illegally. He gave a week’s time to the encroachers to remove their illegal structures.
Several dozen people found smoking ganja and loitering around the bus stand were drive away by the MNAC team. Kumar informed local police officials about anti-social elements entering the bus stand premises and asked them to conduct regular patrolling and surprise inspection visits to keep such people at bay.
The special officer said that fines would be collected from those encroaching on the bus stand premises since last many years. He said the buses parked illegally on the bus stand premises would be seized and taken to the local police station. The illegal structures encroaching upon the government property would be demolished, he said, adding further that action would be taken against various traders, shop owners and vendors.
Kumar said a four member team had been set up to conduct a probe into the irregularities found at the bus stand. The team members are city manager (encroachment) Ranjan Pandey, city manager Shakil Anwar Mehdi (cleanliness), assistant engineer (mechanical), Shailesh Kumar and assistant engineer (basic infrastructure), Mahendra Ram.