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Swachhata Hi Seva campaign concludes in Mokokchung

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By Imrongkumba Aier Updated: Oct 02, 2023 10:41 pm
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Women sanitation workers after being facilitated and provided cleaning and protection kits in Mokokchung on October 2.

MOKOKCHUNG — Mokokchung Municipal Council (MMC) organised the culmination programme of Swachhata Hi Seva and the felicitation of sanitation workers on Monday at the MMC conference hall, with Dr. Sentitula, DFO, Mokokchung, as the resource person.

All the sanitary workers under MMC were honoured during the ceremony by various departments and government agencies.

Sentitula expressed her appreciation to the sanitary workers for their dedication and efforts in keeping the district clean and, providing insights into the campaign’s history, emphasised that cleanliness should be a heartfelt commitment of everyone.

On the occasion, she called upon the gathering to observe Wildlife Week and emphasised the responsibility of Nagas, as tribals closely connected to nature, in conserving and protecting wildlife. She also spoke about migratory birds like the Amul falcon and their significance to farmers.

Kilepchiba, sanitation inspector and SBM nodal officer, gave an overview of the Swachhata League journey report and the various programmes organised beginning September 15. These included briefing states and cities on the campaign, city and citizen registration, and the launch of Swachhata Pakhwada and ISL 2.0.

In terms of participation figures, he stated that Assam ranks first among NE states in citizen registration, with Nagaland ranking second.

In the Northeast, Assam led in terms of people’s participation and activities, followed by Nagaland.

Maharashtra led the nationwide campaign in terms of activities and participation, followed by Chhattisgarh, with a focus on reducing single-use plastic.

On September 30, a cleanliness drive was also conducted as part of Swachhata Hi Seva, covering various areas and collecting 659.6 kg of plastic waste. Volunteers swept the highway from Sungkomen to Sewak, as well as the Town Hall Shopping Complex, Salangtem Market, and all 18 wards.

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By Imrongkumba Aier Updated: Oct 02, 2023 10:41:57 pm
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