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IMA to introduce help line for public to register complaints against noise pollution

Thiruvananthapuram: The Thiruvananthapuram branch of Indian Medical Association (IMA) will introduce a helpline for the public to file complaints regarding noise pollution in connection with the national initiative for safe sound programme.

Home Minister of the state, Ramesh Chennithala will inaugurate the helpline (0471-6062606) on tomorrow.

“People can register their complaints by calling on this number between 10.30am and 4.30pm every day except Sundays. The complaints received will be brought to the notice of the district administration,” said Dr Muhammed Shaffi, secretary, IMA, Thiruvananthapuram.

The district administration, city police and City Corporation have joined hands with the IMA for ensuring a noise-free city.

“The police department and the district administration have offered their support to make this initiative a success,” said Dr John Panicker, chief convener of the national initiative for safe sound programme.

The complaint will be recorded in a register and the name of the informer will be kept secret. The information will be passed on to the district administration for necessary action.

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