Meghalaya News


Swachh Survekshan workshop in city

From a correspondent
Shillong,  March 8: The Directorate of Field Publicity organised a one-day Regional Orientation Workshop for Field Officers in the city today on the theme Swachh Survekshan with a view to encouraging all to improve urban sanitation, amongst others.
A Lyngkhoi, Superintending Engineer PHE & Assistant State Co-ordinator SMB, Meghalaya who was the Chief Guest said that the department has stressed on door-to-door campaigning to sensitize  the people about the importance of a healthy and clean environment. The Deputy Director, DFP, Shillong, AM Farooqi, said that the North-eastern States are traditionally known for upholding a clean and green environment. However, there appears to be a the lack of awareness which is vital for realizing a Swachh Bharat, he aded. A technical session was also held for the Field Officers where Mark West Kharkongor, Consultant of SMB, Meghalaya was the resource person. This has been stated in a communiqué to this effect.