IMC warming up to WTD

ITANAGAR, Nov 15: The Itanagar municipal council (IMC) is organising various community mobilization events to mark World Toilet Day (WTD) on 19 November.
Activities like ‘door-to-door household outreach’ by SHGs and NGOs will culminate on 19 November, and the IMC will organise a ‘shramdaan’ rally at Naharlagun on the same day, Capital Complex DC Prince Dhawan informed, adding that essay writing, wall painting, etc, competitions will also be organised.
“Outreach to local community will also be done through social media where citizens can vote for the best performing sanitation workers,” the DC said.
The United Nation observes World Toilet Day on 19 November each year. This year’s theme is ‘When nature calls’. It focuses on setting up compost latrines to treat human waste, and human-made wetlands to treat waste water. (DIPRO)