Mass social work conducted across Nagaland

DIMAPUR | Publish Date: 8/11/2018 12:07:09 PM IST

As per the decision of the state government to conduct a mass social work on August 11 across the state in view of the Independence Day celebrations on August 15, various organizations, individuals, groups and departments got together to clean up their surroundings.

Kohima: Kohima town joined the state-wide activity as per the state government’s decision to conduct a mass social work across the state with the objective to clear drainage, foliage, and outgrowth, on Saturday morning. The idea was to propagate a clean Nagaland and prevent water logging which causes landslides and flooding, especially in the monsoon.

In D block colony, in the heart of the state capital, the stretch from Razhii junction till Assam Rifles camp, saw residents conducting mass social work along with 230 staff from treasuries and accounts, staff from economic and statistics and staff of DUDA.

Speaking to this correspondent at the spot, principal director treasuries and accounts K. Tiayanger Tzüdir appreciated the mass social work initiative. He said it instils a sense of responsibility in every citizen and highlights the importance of cleanliness in our towns and surroundings. He said if the surroundings were clean, it helps prevent many diseases and facilitates living a healthy life. Tzüdir stated the besides the importance of cleanliness, the social work also acts as a physical exercise activity which is good for health. The colony panchayat chairman Kevisatuo Yhome expressed gratitude to the various government departments who participated in the mass social work in the colony. (Correspondent)

Wokha: In view of the forthcoming Independence Day celebrations and in pursuance of the office of the Urban Development, Wokha district conducted a mass social work at Wokha on August 11, where all government employees and the general public at large participated in the social work.

According to a DIPR report, the social work was conducted under the supervision of the district administration led by DC Wokha, Dr. Manazir Jeelani Samoon, who also visited almost all the offices, colleges, schools, colonies and wards to monitor work progress. The main objective of the social work was to clear drainages, foliage and outgrowth to clean Wokha.

Backhoes were made available by the department of mechanical and PWD (R&B), Wokha Town Council provided dumper and pick-up trucks. PHED and DEF Wokha also provided trucks to pick the waste materials. Schools and colleges also took part in cleaning their respective premises and roads leading to their institutions.

Police and SDRF assisted the department of Fisheries & Aquatic Recourses in cleaning and beautification of Tsumang Lake.

The DC appealed to the public to discourage use of plastic bags and to not throw plastic materials because they block the drains.

He reminded the people that for Wokha, 2018 was declared the “Year of Cleanliness” with the theme “Clean Wokha-Beautiful Wokha.” Cleanliness drives and social work will continue to be conducted from time to time in the days to come, he said.

Longleng: In view of Independence Day celebration, the district administration of Longleng organized a mass social work in Longleng headquarters on August 11.

According to a DIPR report, the mass social work, which began at 6 a.m, was conducted under the supervision of the district administration, police, security force, government officers, GBs, DBs, heads of the educational institutions, chamber of commerce & business establishment, drivers’ union, NGOs and ward leaders under their respective jurisdictions. The citizens of Longleng participated in the mass cleanliness drive by cleaning their surroundings and clearing drainages etc.


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