Be the ambassador of cleanliness, Mossang urged stakeholders

ITANAGAR, Sep 25: UD Minister Kamlung Mossang appealed to all the stakeholders to be the ambassador of cleanliness in order to fulfill the dream of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to make the country free from single-use plastic.
Attending a workshop on solid waste management organized by the Itanagar Municipal Council here on Wednesday, Mossang emphasized on carrying out the cleanliness activities under the Swachhta Hi Seva (SHS) in Capital Complex.
Urging the participants of the workshop to spread the message of cleanliness, the minister announced that the best performing wards on cleanliness would be awarded with a commendation certificate from the state government.
Cloth bags were distributed among the participants to discourage the use of single-use plastic.
Local MLA Techi Kaso appealed everyone to keep their surrounding neat and clean and throw garbage only at designated places.
Samruna(e)arth Mumbai co-founder Ritvik Roa and MoHUA independent consultant Rakesh Solanki were the resource persons of the workshop.
Everester Tapi Mra, SBM ambassador Lily R Jamoh, the town planning & ULBs director, the SBM(U)’s state nodal officer, HoDs of Capital Complex, IMC officials, representatives from private hospitals, business communities of capital complex, heads of various religious organizations, vendors association attended the workshop.
DIPRO adds: A massive river bank clean-up drive was organized as part of the SHS at Komlighat, Pasighat in East Siang district on Wednesday.
Cleanliness drives were also carried out in the tourist spots, highway zones, schools and JNC College, Raneghat, market areas, office and residential areas.
General public, government employees, students, youths, members from Pasighat Market Association, SHGs, CBOs, NGOs enthusiastically participated in the cleanliness drives. The officials from the ministry of road transport and highways also joined the cleaning drive.
Apart from cleanliness drive, awareness campaigns are also being organized in the entire district.
East Siang DC Dr. Kinny Singh urged the citizens to join in the plastic free campaign to make it a sustainable movement.