Commissioner and secretary to chief minister, L. Kire IFS said the mass social work in the state capital on June 25 should concentrate on clearing the drainage system in the town and colonies.
Speaking at the meeting at DC’s conference hall on June 23, L. Kire said the drains are clogged with plastic bottles and polythene bags, especially during the rainy season, and maintained that it was everyone’s duty to maintain cleanliness and initiate the work to keep the surroundings clean.
L. Kire also said the government departments would help in providing machineries for the social work and called upon all colonies to conduct social work in respective areas.
He also requested all concerned not to cut down trees during the social work.
Advisor, KMC, Er. Chuba said the social work would be held under the aegis of Kohima Municipal Council and one truck each will be provided to all 39 colonies for picking up the debris/garbage.
He said besides the social work in all the colonies, around 300 volunteers would clean up the main road from Lerie to High School/DUDA Guest House and the National Highway along hospital area.
He called upon all Panchayats to see that the work is done efficiently and further requested all business establishments to remain closed till the social work was over.
ADC, Kohima and administrator, KMC, Alun Hangsing also said the target for the social work should be the drainage. While stating that KMC will look into the logistics, he called upon all concerned to give their best to keep the town clean.
The social work would start from 7am onwards.