Video: The dust refuses to settle down near Bescom office
Around 50 employees of E5 Sub Division of Bengaluru Electricity Supply Company (Bescom), residents and hundreds of
“I have been suffering from dust allergy for three months. The dust makes it impossible to have lunch in my chamber ,’’ said Diana PA, cashier, Bescom.
This is the case, despite the windows
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“If your vehicle is parked in the office premises, you will find a layer of dust on it by the evening that would require good cleaning. We are lucky to have a few trees along the compound wall that are preventing the spread of dust to some extent. But even the tress and leaves are covered with dust,” Ravi said.
Heavy trucks carry construction material and sand at night on this road. We have no issues during the monsoon but it’s winter now and many are struggling to cope with the dust
Apparently, the sweeper, engaged for sweeping the premises, has expressed her inability to keep the premises clean due to the dust. “She cleans the premises between 9 am and 9.30 am, but in one hour, the layers of dust on can be seen,’’ said an employee.
A Bescom senior officer, pleading anonymity, said that staff members are not able to walk in the parking area due to the dust. “Heavy trucks carry construction material and sand at night on this road. We have no issues during the monsoon but it’s winter now, and many are struggling a lot to cope with the dust,’’ said the Bescom official. On an average100 residents visit the Bescom office per day to pay electricity bills.
They are also finding it tough to cope with dust whenever there is a long queue.
“I want the BBMP health department to keep the road (Hennur Road) clean. It will be a great relief for the Bescom employees as well as the electricity consumers if the dust is removed from the road,’’ said