CVSC meets to select cleanest village

YUPIA, Aug 21: The Clean Village Screening Committee (CVSC) of Papum Pare district held a meeting here on Monday to select the cleanest village of the district.
Deputy Commissioner In-charge Tabang Bodung, who chaired the meeting, said the scheme envisages encouraging cleanliness and hygiene among the denizens of the society. All census villages and notified districts shall be eligible to compete and be considered for the award, he said.
One cleanliness village from each district and one district from the state will be selected for the Chief Minister’s Award for the cleanest village and district. The award comprises a medal, a citation and Rs 50,000 for the cleanest village, and Rs 2 lakhs for the cleanest district.
The process of selection starts from the ground level, with the BDO nominating the name of a village. The nomination will be forwarded to the district level committee comprising the ADC, the panchayat affairs in-charge, the PHED EE, and a journalist.
After scrutiny, the recommendation will be forwarded by the DC concerned to the state level committee comprising the development commissioner, the PHED CE, and others.
With regard to Papum Pare district, Bodung said there are 17 administrative circles, including two deputy commissioners. There are six blocks with a population of around 1,76,000 in the district, he said.
The CVSC scrutinized the names of the villages as per the prescribed guidelines of the scheme, prior to sending the list to the BDOs. It said the name of the selected village has been finalized and sent to the higher level for consideration.
The other committee members, EAC JT Toko, Yupia PHED&WS EE Tadar Ukap, and media person Manoj Singh also shared their views and appealed all to maintain cleanliness for a better village, district and state.