GUWAHATI: Guwahati Municipal Corporation (GMC) organized an orientation programme on Waste Segregation and Management at Guru Nanak National High School, Guwahati. The orientation program was addressed by Monalisa Goswami (Commissioner, GMC), Manojit Baruah (Executive Engineer, GMC) and Utpal Sarmah Boruah (GI Specialist, GMC). Around 300 students participated in the programme along with the teachers of the school.
GMC had launched the ‘I Love Guwahati’ campaign in the city which intended to create awareness on the importance of Waste Segregation and Management .These orientation programmes are one of the steps that GMC has taken to promote and propagate Swachh Survekshan 2019 in the city. Youth, being the future torch bearers of the nation needs to be molded and guided properly on the concept of sanitation. Keeping this in mind, GMC has been conducting similar programmes in various schools and colleges of Guwahati. The campaign has also been organized in Cotton Collegiate, Happy Child High School and Sanskriti-The Gurukul earlier. In every school and college, two Swacch Heroes are being selected from amongst the students, who will build up a team and take up responsibility to keep the school and its nearby areas clean. Speaking on the occasion, Mrinal Chakraborty, Headmaster Guru Nanak National High School, Guwahati said, “We as a team have benefitted a lot from ‘I Love Guwahati Campaign’ initiated by GMC. Our children have learnt a lot about cleanliness. They have now learnt to take responsibility for keeping their individual environment clean. This orientation has also helped them to know more about Swacchata app and Swacchata Manch.”
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