Intouch organises cleanliness drive
Source: The Sangai Express
Senapati, May 13 2014 :
Intouch, Mao Gate based NGO, organised a cleanliness and greener drive under the aegis of District Administration, Senapati.
During the one day drive programme, Jacintha Lazarus, IAS, DC, Senapati, was the chief guest; Ganguilu Gangmei, SDO, Tadubi, was the guest of honour; L dikho, MLA was the Host.
The organisers stated that Mao Gate being the major stopping point for the commuters and transporters of NH-2, heaps of organic and non-organic wastes are being generated everyday.
It emphasised on the need to control piling of wastes, to maintain a clean and healthy environment.
The programme also highlighted the negative impacts of wild fire, Jhum cultivation, wood cutting and exhorted the masses to contribute collectively towards maintaining an ecological balance by planting trees.
An Eco Club was also formed with the Chief guest, Jacintha Lazarus, formally launching the initiative.
L Dikho inaugurated the tree plantation drive by planting a tree.
Students also planted trees along the Highway of Mao Gate.