IEC campaign on safe drinking water held in Wokha

IEC campaign on safe  drinking water held in Wokha
Officials along with participants during the training programme held at LEH conference hall, Wokha on November 24. (DIPR)
DIMAPUR | Publish Date: 11/25/2020 11:50:51 AM IST

100-day IEC campaign under Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM) to provide functional tap connection to all schools and Anganwadi centres was held for Wokha block on November 24, for Chukitong and Wozhuro blocks on November 25 at Lotha Eloe Hoho (LEH) conference hall, Wokha. 

According to DIPR report, in his keynote address, EE PHED Wokha, Er. Imnazulu Ao highlighted about the aims and objectives of JJM and the ongoing campaign. He assured the participants that the department would do everything possible to make JJM a success and also urged the participants to work in unison to maintain the ODF status and create a conducive environment for a healthy life. He said this to the participants of Wokha block held at LEH conference hall, in the programme chaired by JE, PHED Wokha, Er. Chenithung Ezong.

S & H consultant, PHED Wokha, Vimezo spoke on healthy sanitary practices and illustrated on the importance of solid-liquid waste management, keeping oneself and surroundings clean and to practice hand washing with soap. 

He spoke on the role that Anganwadi workers, teachers and Asha workers have to play in bringing behavioural change in children and to inculcate in them good sanitary practices.

Chemist, PHED Wokha, Er. Aremo elaborated on the importance of safe drinking water, different water contaminants and their ill effects, water-sanitation related diseases and the importance of water quality monitoring and surveillance. 

School teachers, Anganwadi workers, Asha workers, WATSAN and village council members from various villages attended the programme. Vote of thanks was delivered by JE, PHED Wokha, Er. Zuchamo Kikon. Earlier, same programmes have been conducted for Bhandari, Changpang and Ralan blocks.

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