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Kohima bags state level clean India award

DIMAPUR | Publish Date: 1/14/2022 1:21:16 PM IST

Kohima district was selected and placed in the first position during a state level clean India award meeting held under the chairmanship of secretary, Youth Resources and Sports, Wezope Kenye (IAS) at the office chamber of the secretary YRS.

According to DIPR report, the members present screened the report presented and selected Kohima district for the first position followed by Peren and Wokha district as the best performing districts in Nagaland.

Kenye briefed on the achievements of Clean India campaign in Nagaland which was organized under the aegis of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav launched from October 1 to 31, 2021 across the country. 

He informed that the campaign was launched at local ground, Kohima and the youths from NSS, Indian Red Cross Society and NYKS held a cleanliness drive in and around the local ground in Kohima. 

In this programme, 744 districts across the country have participated and collected plastic waste over 10 lakh kgs at national level. 

In Nagaland, all district administrations, NSS, Bharat Scout and Guides, members of youth club and Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan as the nodal implementing agency actively participated and collected plastic waste of 45,625 kgs against the target set for 25,600 kgs for the state. 

Kenye also mentioned that beautifications of 1129 villages were carried out by the villagers themselves apart from cleaning and digging up of 257 traditional water sources.

He appreciated the collective efforts of the youth of the state and all the nodal departments for their participation and contributing towards the success of the campaign.

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