DMC contest for ‘cleanest colony’

DIMAPUR | Publish Date: 7/15/2020 10:23:33 PM IST

Towards A Better Dimapur initiative, the Dimapur Municipal Council (DMC) will hold “cleanest colony in Dimapur competition 2020” in the month of July only because of the lockdown. 

A press release by EAC & convenor Khiuzan Kaurinta and vice-president DNSU & member secretary, Sentimeren Pongen stated that, the panel of judges held a meeting with DMC administrator Albert Ezung on July 15 and decided to start the said competition for the year 2020.
All the colonies under DMC have been encouraged to keep their colony clean and also asked all colony GBs and chairmen to mobilize residents and take active part in the competition and initiate cleanliness drive from time to time. The team also appealed the public to maintain civic sense and have a community mindset, not for money or prize but for a better Dimapur.  
The judging is based on six criteria, namely garbage management, drainage management, stagnant water, road maintenance, sanitation, and colony community participation. Under DMC, out of 23 wards more than 100 colonies have been demarcated into small and large colony. There will be no elimination round and subsequently all colonies will be given points every month. Points will also be given for e-waste management. 
Judges comprise of Khiuzan Kaurinta (EAC) as convenor and Sentimeren Pongen vice-president Dimapur Naga Students’ Union (DNSU) as member secretary. Other judges include one member from Naga Council Dimapur (NCD),Tsenthungo Nyamo president Dimapur Urban Council Chairmen Federation (DUCCF), Vimeno vice-president Naga Women Hoho Dimapur (NWHD), Onen Jamir general secretary GBs Union Dimapur. The judges will undergo checking every week. 
The prizes for winning colony are Rs. 1,00,000 (winner), Rs. 30,000 and Rs. 20,000 for 1st and 2nd runners up respectively for both big & small colonies. Prizes of Rs. 10000 respectively will also be given to the winner of every quarterly competition for both small as well as big colonies.


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