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Interaction on ODF Plus with village leaders held

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Dimapur, September 20: Swacchata Samvad (live interaction) with village leaders of over 15 villages under Kuhuboto block in Dimapur was held at Kuhuboto Town Hall today, organized by PHED (Rural) division, Dimapur. It is being observed countrywide in commemoration of 75 years of India’s Independence and as part of the Azadi Ki Amrit Mahotsav (AKAM) aimed to encourage all the villages to pass resolutions for sustenance of Open Defecation Free (ODF) plus in all the villages in Dimapur district.
SDO, Kuhuboto block, Er. Myanbemo Ovung shared the ODF plus parameters and urged the village heads namely GB, Village Council, Water and Sanitation Committees and all stake holders to conduct meetings in the village to pass resolutions for ODF sustenance and encouraged the use of soak pits during the 100 days campaign from August 25 onwards.
District Coordinator, District Water and Sanitation Mission (DWSM), Imojungla Longkumer spoke on the New Plastic Waste Management Amendment Rules 2021 and exhorted the gathering to resolve doing away with Single Use Plastic (SUP), littering and open burning. She said that community level awareness campaign is being launched for elimination of SUP in all the villages in Dimapur adding, proper management of plastic waste will be implemented as per guidelines. (Page News Service)