GUNTUR: The Guntur Municipal Corporation has taken note of the garbage piled up in the compound of Bramhananda Reddy stadium following a TOI report and has deployed special teams to clear garbage from the stadium premises.
GMC commissioner C Anuradha directed the municipal health officer, Dr Venkata Ramana, to take immediate measures to clear the place. The heaps of garbage welcoming players and fitness enthusiasts was highlighted in a report in these columns on December 14.
The garbage has now been cleared from the stadium premises. The health officer has also asked the sanitary inspector not to allow any dumper bins to throw garbage near the stadium henceforth.
Meanwhile, the Sports Authority of Andhra Pradesh, which is in charge of maintaining the stadium, has also acted on the TOI report and is believed to have readied an action plan to take up maintenance works of the facility. District collector Samuel Anand Kumar has also promised to grant Rs 10 lakh to repair tracks at the stadium.