The Haryana Municipal Corporation Act, 1994 under Section 268 to 308 & 309 to
316, 320, 329, 332 & 338 provides the mechanism for sanitation and cleanliness.
In compliance to the provisions under various sections, the Municipal Corporation
Panchkula has created a separate Sanitation Wing.
In the Municipal Corporation Panchkula Zone there are 600 Sanitation workers which
look after sanitation in the city. Daily brushing of town is carried out through
these workers under the supervision of staff from Municipal Corporation Panchkula
which includes Chief Sanitary Inspector, Safai Daroga and supervisors. The waste
collected by the sweepers is then collected in the garbage bins placed on different
locations in the entire town. The dustbins are then lifted and disposed off in the
dumping ground through dumper placers and tractor trolleys engaged by MCP. A JCB
machine and one Bobcat machine owned by MCP is also used for lifting of garbage
and levelling of the dumping ground periodically. All the vehicles have been equipped
with GPS system to make lifting garbage more effective and to maintain efficiency
throughout the system. The daily attendance of all the safai karamcharis are also
being taken using biometric attendance system, which further makes MCP a technologically
For maintaining the sanitation of Municipal Corporation Kalka Zone, there are around
sixty sanitation workers which work under the supervision of sanitory inspector
and safai darogas. For Municipal Corporation Pinjore Zone there are around sixty
sanitation workers for cleaning the streets. Tractor Trollies and refuse collectors
are being used for lifting the solid waste and dumping it in dumping ground.
The regular cleaning of all roads, berms and parks are also being done in a time
bound manner. All the complaints regarding sanitation, if received, are disposed
off in a time bound manner. The toilets in the markets of Panchkula town are also
regularly cleaned by the sanitation staff of Municipal Corporation Panchkula. During
monsoon season the MCP also regularly constitutes special teams for cleaning of
kerb channels, especially drains in colonies within MC limits. Night sweeping in the markets has also started by the MCP to give a better
look to the town. Special Campaign of sanitation in all the three towns had also
been sarted to give better sanitation in municipal corporation areas.