Kohima, July 21: The Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) Central Youth Organisation today launched the Clean Kohima campaign.
Advisor to Industries & Commerce, Imnatiba, who is also in-charge of NDDP Youth, launched the campaign at Old MLA Hostel junction, in presence of Advisor to Urban Development and Municipal Affairs Dr Neikiesalie Kire and Advisor to Youth Resources and Sports Zale Neikha.
In his brief address, Imnatiba said the human race is going through a dark period because of the pandemic and this calls for maintaining a cleaner environment and better hygiene.
He lauded NDPP youth for collaborating with the Public Health Engineering Department to carry forward the cleanliness initiatives while also appealing all to join hands.
WSSO HRD consultant of PHED, Thenusou Sekhose said the PHED as the nodal implementing department for Swacch Bharat is joining Prime Minister Narrendra Modi’s call for azadi ka amrit mohatsav – commemorating 75 years of independence.
She said a series of events are being organised while PHED would be holding different activities including mass movement to promote sanitation and hygiene across the State till August 15, 2023.
She said that rural Nagaland attained Open Defecation Free (ODF) status in 2018 with support from all but now the State has to strive towards achieving ODF plus status as sanitation and hygiene play a very crucial role in this pandemic period.
NDPP Youth President Kelhouneizo Yhome said cleanliness is a necessity for good health and through the campaign the NDPP youth would not only focus in Kohima but will carry forward the same to other parts of the State.
The campaign was carried CRPF Camp Lerie to Old MLA Hostel by Southern Angami-I & II, Police Check Gate to Old MLA Hostel by Western Angami; Tinpatti Junction-D Block-Old MLA junction by 9-Kohima Town, Tinpatti junction-Sonürü-CM Bungalow by Northern Angami-I & II.
(Page News Service)