Wokha town’s colonies clean for the top prize
Dimapur, Sep. 23 (EMN): As part of the ongoing Swachh Survekshan Grameen (SSG) and the Swachhata Hi Seva (SHS) programmes, the department of Public Health Engineering, Wokha division (PHED), organised on September 21 an inter-colony cleanliness contest in Wokha town.
The government publicity agency the department of Information and Public Relations (IPR) issued updates to the media informing about the competition.
Departmental officials from the PHED at Wokha were deputed to all the colonies and wards to monitor the cleanliness drive being undertaken there. The work started at around 7: 00 in the morning, the IPR stated.
In spite of bad weather, members of the public in huge numbers turned out to clean their colony surroundings, clearing debris from the streets, clearing clogged drains and filling up potholes, the updates stated.
‘The department thanked all the citizens of Wokha town for the active participation during the cleanliness drive and expressed hope that people will continue to extend cooperation in the near future whenever there are such programmes,’ the IPR stated.
After departmental officials inspected the drive, Suren colony was adjudged the cleanest colony followed by Vungoju and GHSS colony. The winners of the colony were awarded with cash prizes along with certificates, which was handed over by Beto Jimo, subdivision officer for the PHED at Wokha, the IPR informed.