PESHAWAR: Water and Sanitation Services Peshawar (WSSP) has registered 96 car wash centers and collected Rs10 million in fees during the ongoing crackdown against the unregistered centers.
Focal Persons WSSP Engr Turab Shah said that over 208 car wash centers were issued notices prior to launching the crackdown.
After expiry of the deadline, joint teams WSSP, district administration and police launched operation against the unregistered car wash centers.
During the operation, 62 centers were sealed for non-payment of fee and arears while 96 others registered.
He said owners of fifty other centers were issued notices and warned to register their centers within a week or else they would be sealed.
“WSSP has been facilitating them and providing every facility to make registration process easy,” Engr Turab said.
Once all car wash centers are registered, crackdown against unregistered wedding halls, commercial plazas and hotels would be launched.
He said that revenue generation would not only help make WSSP financially self-sustainable but it would also result in provision of better municipal services.
Water and Sanitation Services Peshawar (WSSP) has intensified its cleanliness operation and revenue collection campaign in urban localities of Peshawar.
Earlier Chief Executive Officer WSSP Engr Khanzeb Khan conducted surprise visits to different localities where he conducted door-to-door visits and urged consumers to pay their municipal services bills.
He held meetings with local elders regarding payment of municipal services bills and arrears and asked them to ensure timely payment of their bills as well as arrears for better provision of the services.
“Consumers can pay their arrears in installments if they are unable to pay them in lump sum,” he advised them and made it clear that arrears would not be waived off no matter what.
Engr Khanzeb directed the revenue collection staff to ensure timely collection and warned them of strict disciplinary action in case of laxity in this regard.