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THE PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT

MUNICIPAL COUNCIL OF CUREPIPE
Address: Queen Elizabeth II Avenue Curepipe • Phone No.: (230) 675 4041/42 • Fax No.: (230) 676 5054/676 5058

SENIOR STAFF MEMBERS:

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CHIEF HEALTH INSPECTOR
Mr KAILASH BAGOBAN

ACTING PRINCIPAL HEALTH INSPECTORS
Mr JOOMUN

ACTING PRINCIPAL HEALTH INSPECTORS
Mr MUDALLI

The Department is managed by the Chief Health Inspector.
The Inspectorate comprises two Principal Health Inspectors, 5 Senior Health Inspectors, 7 Health Inspectors and 12 Assistant Health inspectors.

FUNCTIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT

– Organisation and supervision of waste collection, cleaning of roadside and storm water drains and eradication of environmental nuisances and control of rat proliferation.
– Upkeep and maintenance of SSR Botanical Gardens, Town Hall Gardens, green space around the Town and Bigarade Cemetery.
– Cleaning and Maintenance of Public Lavatories.
– Management of the Market and Le Forum bi-weekly Fair.
– Control and issue of Trade Licences for professional and commercial activities.

The Department implements all policies and decisions taken by the Public Health Committee.

THE DEPARTMENT COMPRISES THE FOLLOWING SECTIONS:
– Scavenging/cleaning
– Municipal licences
– Market/Traffic
– Market Fairs
– Environment
– Parks & Gardens
– Cemetery/Cremation Grounds

CLEANING OF DRAINS AND RIVULETS

– At least thrice per year for the 20 km of rivers and rivulets of the town;
– Cleaning of the 85 cross drains and roadside drains.

SWEEPING AND CLEANING OF ROADS AND WASTELANDS

– Sweeping of the Town Centre throughout the day from 7 am to 8pm;
– Sweeping of all roads and open drain, once at least on a fortnightly basis;
– Spraying of herbicide in all the roads and lanes of the Town;
– Weeding of roadside;
– Ensuring cleanliness of barelands.

FORMULATION AND IMPLEMENTATION OF ENVIRONMENT PROJECTS

– Embellishment of strategic sites;
– Creation of parks;
– Landscaping projects.

MANAGEMENT OF MARKET

– Ensure food for sale is fit for consumption;
– Maintain cleanliness of market at all times;
– Ensure stall holders abide by all hygienic and other norms.

MANAGEMENT OF TRAFFIC CENTRES

– Ensure a good standard of cleanliness within the premises;
– Ensure fluidity of traffic flow in the compound;
– Ascertain good hygienic standard in public toilets.

MANAGEMENT OF MARKET FAIRS

– Fair Days: Wednesdays & Saturdays;
– Ensure food sale is fit for consumption;
– Maintain cleanliness of site and public toilets;
– Ensure stall holders abide by all hygienic and other norms.

MANAGEMENT OF CEMETERY/ CREMATION/ CREMATION GROUNDS

– Burial/Cremation procedures;
– Maintenance of cleanliness.

MANAGEMENT OF PARKS/GARDEN AND GREEN SPACES

– Trimming of lawn;
– Planting of decorative plants and flowers;
– Ensuring cleanliness of sites.
– Control of illegal hawkers.

ISSUE OF TRADE LICENCES

Registration for Trade Online Trade Form.

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