Nagaland celebrates Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary

DIMAPUR | Publish Date: 10/2/2019 11:58:01 AM IST

Nagaland joined the rest of the country in celebrating the birth anniversary of the father of the nation, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi popularly known as Mahatma Gandhi. The event was marked by several activities such as cleanliness drive, workshop, rally and other commemorative ceremonies organised by education, government and socio-political institutions across the state, Wednesday.

Kiphire district administration: Mass social work was conducted in Kiphire town initiated by district administration office, wherein two vehicles were used for segregation of waste for plastic and the other for mix wet waste. (Correspondent)

USBLA Kiphire: United Sangtam Baptist Lithroti Ashimükhong (USBLA) organised community mass social work on National Highway 202 between Yangli and Longkhim under Tuensang district. (Correspondent) 

Wokha: Mass social work was held in all the colonies and wards, especially focused on cleaning/clearing of drainages and collection of plastic wastes in their respective colonies and wards. All departmental office employees and citizens and public participated. (DIPR)

Tuensang: The campaign directed all the wards of Tuensang town which were assisted by one nodal officer and DB each in clearing plastic wastes. 

Peren: All administrative headquarters inclusive of all the villages and towns under Peren district conducted a mass cleanliness drive and angikaar march in their respective localities.

Mon: District administration took charge in all the wards for collection of plastics waste kept in the ward level collection centres. 

Longleng: Mass social work on collection of plastic waste was conducted in Longleng and adjoining villages. 

Mokokchung: Mass social work programme was held where plastic waste were collected in the entire town and its surrounding areas for sending to re-cycling units.

Pfutsero Town: Mass social work was participated by all the government offices, wards, Pfutsero town youth organisation, Pfutsero town women organisation, Pfutsero Town Traders Union and schools and colleges. 

Medziphema: Government offices, schools, churches, youth, women, public leaders, GBs, ward chairman, NGOs actively participated in the mass shramdaan, where 298.5 Kg of plastic waste of recyclables and 279.7 Kg of non recyclables were collected and segregated at identified places.

Pughoboto: Citizens conducted social works in all the colonies, government departments, public ground and schools and government staff also cleaned their respective offices.  

Shamator: Citizens along with school children took part in the programme by cleaning up plastic and all kinds of wastes. 

Noklak: All offices, sectors and main town were cleaned including roadside jungle and drainage where plastics wastes were collected. Hundreds of trash bins were distributed to the sectors. 

Tening: Mass social work was led by village council chairman and WATSAN chairman of the respective villages, where Cleaning/segregation of wastes into recyclable and non-recyclable was done.  

Aghunato: GBs, elders and the general public actively participated in the mass work where large amount of plastic wastes and debris have been collected.

Tseminyu: Government officials and public of all the wards in Tseminyu town participated in collecting the waste plastics.

Pungro: Mass social work was aimed at specifically on collection of plastic wastes as part of the Swachhata Hi Seva. Christian school, Pungro also cleaned their school compound.

Chen: Mass Cleanliness drive was conducted in all residential premises, government offices, schools, churches.  

Meluri: Police personnel, village guards, NGOs and general public from nine colonies collected plastic wastes and byproducts for disposal. 

Changtongya: All heads of offices and staff, ward chairmen, GBs and Watsü Unit Changtongya participated in the drive. Watsü Unit Changtongya also distributed cloth bags. 

NBS: Nagaland Bhojpuri Samaj participated in the social work on October 2.

FAC Mokokchung: Fazl Ali College (FAC), Mokokchung students, faculty and staff collected waste for segregation and disposal.

JDLC: Jetking Dimapur Learning Center (JDLC) social work covered areas such as Midland/Duncan/Westyard/New market /NL Road/Dhobinala.

MGHSS: Mangkolemba Government Higher Secondary School, Mangkolemba, created awareness on clean and plastic free environment, pledge ceremony and conducting cleanliness drive as part of “swachhata hi seva”.

RJHSS: Ram Janaki Higher Secondary School, Dimapur staff, teachers and children on the occasion pledged not to use single plastic. The students also collected waste plastics and organised poster-campaign rally not to use single -use plastic.  

CS: Cambridge School Lingrijan ,Dimapur celebrated the birth anniversary by organising a cleanliness campaign as part of “swachhata hi seva”.

NSS MTC: NSS Mount Tiyi College Unit, Wokha in collaboration with the Mount Tiyi College Authority and the students organised social work and plantation in commemoration of the birth anniversary.

NMHS: Neingulie Memorial High School, Dimapur celebrated the birth anniversary by organising a cleanliness drive, painting competition and took part in a pledge.

SMHSS: St. Mary’s Higher Secondary School, Dimapur observed “swachhata hi seva” where students pledged not to use single-use plastic and participated in “sharmdaan” and cleanliness drive.

SSHSS: St. Stephen’s Higher Secondary School, Dimapur observed “swachhata hi seva” wherein students staff and students pledged not to use single-use plastic and participated in “shramdaan”, letter writing competition.

CHSS: Students, teachers and staff of Christian Higher Secondary School, Dimapur participated in “shramdaam” on plastic waste by observing it at the school premises.

173 Bn: 173 Battalion, CRPF, Airfield Dimapur with CIHSR conducted cleanliness drive at the hospital premises as part of the birth anniversary celebration.

SGJHSS: S.D. Jain Higher Secondary School, Dimapur observed “swatchata hi sewa” and campaigned against the use of single-use plastics wherein students pledged not to use single-use plastic. The school was also declared as free from any form of single-use plastic.

AHSS: Assisi Higher Secondary School, Dimapur conducted a mass social work and cleanliness campaign inside and outside the school campus as continuation of “swachhata hi seva” and held a pledge ceremony not to use single-use plastic.

SJHSS: St. John Higher Secondary Residential School, Dimapur celebrated the birth anniversary by organising “student solar ambassador workshop”.   

SBI: State Bank of India (SBI) Regional Business office , Dimapur celebrated the birth anniversary by organising a plantation drive. 

ZHS: Zeliangrong Heraka School Tening, Nagaland observed “swachhata diwas” by organising an awareness programme on plastic waste and conducting cleanliness drive.

CCA&C: City College of Arts & Commerce, Dimapur on the occasion conducted social work at the college premises, colony roads and Dimapur Railway station. 

NCC WHSS: As part of “swachhta hi seva”, students and NCC Cadets of Woodland Higher Secondary School, Zunheboto conducted mass cleanliness drive and created awareness on harmful impacts of plastic wastes.

MITE: Modern Institute of Teacher Education, Kohima in celebration of the birth anniversary performed a street play on the theme, “Peace and Non-violence” at P.R. Hill Junction, Kohima. MIT also organised plantation drive on the occasion.

RGHSS: Rüzhükhrie Government Higher Secondary School, Kohima observed “swachhata hi seva” as part of the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

PVHSS:  Pranab Vidyapith Higher Secondary School, Dimapur observed “swachhata hi seva” as part of the celebration. 

The students also pledged not to use tobacco products and conducted cleanliness drive at the school and roadside.

CVS&AH: College of Veterinary Sciences & A.H., Jalukie, conducted plantation and cleanliness drive as part of the birth anniversary celebration.

Hort. deptt Zbto: Horticulture department Zunheboto marked the birth anniversary by organising a plantation drive at Deputy Commissioner (DC) Zunheboto office premises.

KV Dimapur: Kendriya Vidyalaya Dimapur participated in the programme with cleaning the streets and playground with all staff members, 508 students and 20 parents. 

Nuiland sub-division: Niuland sub-division administration in collaboration with PHED (R)  segregated plastic wastes into recyclable and non-recyclables and collected at various points around the sub-division in large locally made bamboo baskets.

Phek Town: Launching of Angikaar campaign under Swachhata Hi Seva was held in Phek Town at DC conference hall, where all the colonies chairmen, GB’s, beneficiaries of Ujjwala, Ayushman Hharat, health insurance and youths of Phek town attended the launching programme where awareness on single use plastic was conducted.

JNAC Dimapur: J. N. Aier College (JNAC) Dimapur conducted mass social work in Diphupar local ground and also planted tree saplings. NSS unit also created an awareness on plastic use and conducted a social work at Xelhozhe, adopted village of JNAC, NSS unit.

Chiephobozou: Along with sub-division administration, the Chiephobozou central council launched plastic collection drive in and around Chiephobozou town. 

GSUD and DGU: Gorkha Students Union Dimapur and Dimapur Gorkha Union jointly conducted Swaach Bharat Abhiyan under the theme “Clean Dimapur Green Dimapur” at Dimapur railway station.

MGMHSS: Students from classes 6-12, teachers and staff of MGM Hr. Sec. School took part in mass cleanliness drive and social work within the school campus, surrounding areas, Midland Colony, Kerala Samajam to United Baptist Church area.

KVK Nagaland: In Kendriya Vidyalaya Dimapur (KVK) Nagaland, all the staff members along with 508 students and 20 parents participated in Fit India Plogging Run, cleaning the streets and playground. 

TOHS Dimapur: Touch of Hope School (TOHS) in Shokhuvi village, Dimapur launched a campaign with special focus on plastic waste awareness and management. Participants pledged to minimise the use of plastic and a cleanliness drive was also held. 

LCD Blue Vanda: Lions Club of Dimapur (LCD) Blue Venda in association with Lions Club of Dimapur organised a peace poster competition at Lions Center, where 68 students from 24 different schools have participated. 

DIET Chiechama: DIET Chiechama faculty, staff and teacher trainees organised  Swachhata Hi Seva .

SCC Tuensang: A plastic free cleanliness campaign was organized during which plastic waste segregation was carried out to keep the college campus environment healthy.

1 Nagaland Girls Bn NCC: 70 NCC units of the battalion contributed 47,850 man hours of work in an effort to clean their surroundings and spread awareness & commitment to keep Nagaland clean.

.MSS Unity Village Dimapur: In Mount Saramati School (MSS), Unity Village, Dimapur activities conducted were picking of plastics and disposal of the same in the locality. 

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