Following branches are under the Health and Environment Department:
Main Functions and Responsibilities :
In order to maintain the proper sanitation system of Bhopal, which has an area of 648.24 square kilometers, has been divided into 15 zones (85 wards) and cleaning works are being split into the health inspector in each zone / Swachcta incharge is also placed. Health supervisor in each ward level, Sub-Sanitary Inspector set no. of sanitary employees are also kept. Everyday Health Department conducts sanitation works in two shifts 7:00 am to 10:00 am and from 2.30 pm to 5.30 pm. The second shift is carried cleansing in those areas, which are exempt from regular cleaning. The slum areas which are exempted from regular cleaning system, are cleaned through contractors and proper disposal of garbage is done. Nallaas are cleaned and Gamaxing powders is spread after cleansing. Sewer cleaning machine is used to clear the sewer lines. Along with this anti-bacterial powders are spread to prevent malaria and other diseases. In order to prevent malaria, chikunguniya, Dengue, etc. the related areas under threat are being selected and spread with Gambushiya Fish/Medicine under the direction of malaria officer. On a regular basis garbage collection, sweeping, lifting garbage from the container through the sanitary workers and shifting them to trenching ground located in bhanpur khanti is done through 169 vehicles. Each and every zones are supplied with 10 JCB, 14 Dumper, 7 Robots for lifting of garbage. In addition, the successful execution of the waste away from the city to the ground for the modern Trencing Fatehpur Dobra 63 acres have been reserved. Approximately 550 tons of trash a day from Bhopal is generated every day is brought to Bhanpur khanti.
Before the onset of monsoon major drains are being cleared via campaign in a planned manner by running JCB and Poklen cleaning machines and it is kept in scrutiny that no area should be overflow with rain water during the season. At present precautionary measures are taken to prevent swine flu in which water coolers are emptied, water retention in tyres, flower pots, etc are advised to be kept clean. Currently BMC is collecting door-to-door garbage Under present approximately 28,096,529 / -, Rs. Received as user charges and this amount is being recovered by property tax being charged by the ward office. Apart from this spot fines charged at public spaces and routes set in Bhopal. Under this Rs. 50 / - to 2000 / - Penalty is charged. April 1, 2014 to January 31, 2015 as the spot fine amount 556 250 / - Rs. has been charged.