Kohima, October 10: In line with Swachh Bharat Mission (2019-20) to discourage open defecation, Kohima Municipal Council (KMC) office secretary Zakiekhotuo Kiso inaugurated the much needed community toilet for residents of Sector-3 under Kitsubozou colony, Ward No. 5, Kohima on October 9.
Speaking on the occasion, Kiso the since the inception of SBM from March 24, 2015 till now under KMC a total of around 3887 Individual Household Toilet and 104 community toilet have been initiated.
Many colonies/wards have applied for community toilet but not possible due to land availability, he said.
He expressed happiness that KItsubozou Sector-3 community toilet is one of the best community toilet constructed under Kohima municipality.
He said that SBM-I ended on September 30 while Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the second phase on October 2 last.
He also informed that KMC & Smart City will survey footpath and footsteps in the colonies/wards and also household census shortly. In this, he asked colony leaders to carefully cooperate with the surveyors and enumerators.
Through household census benefits can be availed on various developmental projects, he said.
Kiso also highlighted other activities and projects of Smart City and KMC towards improving the living condition of the municipal and town dwellers.
Kitsubozou Panchayat Chairman Vimhalie Pienyu thanked the KMC for accepting the proposal of the colony to construct the community toilet.
He also informed that the construction in March 2021 and completed on October 7 with financial aid under SBM 2019-20 from KMC and also the local populace.
It will cater to the requirements of 60 households in the sector, he said.
He also requested the user family to take care of the community property.
Pastor Vikhotsolie Üsou offered the dedicatory prayer.
(Page News Service)