Sensitization cum felicitation programme held at Bhandari
Dimapur, July 5: Awareness generation and sensitization cum felicitation programme was held at the town hall, Bhandari on July 5.
Speaking in the programme, Additional Deputy Commissioner Bhandari, Rohit Singh, IAS called upon the public and the leaders to cooperate with the initiative of the district administration, and the town council to participate and play a proactive role in achieving the vision of zero waste generation in Bhandari.
Observing that a clean environment and healthy life are interdependent for a healthy society, he said community participation was important.
He also stated that under the Swachh Bharat Mission, systematic waste management, disposal, or recycling of eco-friendly waste generated through daily human activities will be implemented soon.
He cautioned against the use of single-use plastic and encouraged alternative products which are eco-friendly and less hazardous to health.
EAC & nodal officer SUP, BTC, Rohbi Sangtam who spoke on introduction on Swachh Bharat Mission & Waste Management, spoke on the environmental and health benefits and importance of waste management, individual and public health sanitation, segregation of waste, etc.
He also appealed to the public, churches, and student leaders to continue to create awareness and sensitize the public for achieving a free open defecation zone in their respective areas and colonies.
Inviting like-minded people to join a club that will be opened soon, he said that the club will work to achieve an eco-friendly, clean, and waste-free environment.
In the programme, the Medical and Etsü colonies were awarded first and second prizes for being the cleanest wards.
The award was organized by the Department of Urban Development.
Father Rhanben Matthew, Principal DHSS led in pledging to clean Bhandari.
President, LLRPO, President, Eloe Hoho, Chairman BTLHH, and Head GB also spoke on the Occasion. The programme was chaired by EAC Bhandari, Wetsho Lasushe. (Page News Service)