Swachhta Hi Seva observed across state

ITANAGAR, Sep 16: The Swachhta Hi Seva, a fortnight cleanliness campaign under Swachh Bharat Mission, was launched across the state with various environmental-friendly activities by the district heads and locals.
In the Capital Complex, Deputy Commissioner, Prince Dhawan informed that two dustbins-one green and one yellow would be installed at all major locations in every ward of Capital Complex to help separate garbage into biodegradable and non-bio degradable wastes.
He further announced an imposition of a fine of up to Rs 5000 if anyone was found throwing garbage at locations other than the designated ones.
Urging people to continue providing their support to the district administration and the Itanagar Municipal Council, the DC further appealed to the citizens to pay their civic charges on time.
The DC and the team also carried out a drive at Vivek Vihar.
He further informed that he would put up a proposal to convert that area into a parklet.
Councillors Taba Yall Nabam, Gora Tallangand Gora Lotak also carried out cleanliness drives in their respective wards.
Employees of the State Remote Sensing Application Centre conducted cleanliness drive in and around the office premises the same day.
State Remote Sensing Application Centre Director, Harekrishna Dutta exhorted all to maintain cleanliness everywhere and administered cleanliness pledge to all the employees of the State Remote Sensing Application Centre.
The ‘Swacchhta Hi Seva’ sanitation campaign was also launched at Namsai, Anini, Yupia and Pasighat along with the rest of the nation.
On the occasion, East Siang Deputy Commissioner, Tamiyo Tatak declared East Siang district as “No Plastic zone” during the launch ceremony of “Swachhta Hi Seva” on Friday.
It was also resolved to adopt biodegradable management of solid and liquid wastes with the principles of “Reduce, Recycle and Reuse.”
In a civil-military liaison conference held at Military Station, Aalo, it was decided to declare West Siang district a “Polythene Free Zone”.