ITANAGAR: The Mayor of Itanagar Municipal Corporation (IMC), Tame Phassang appealed to the denizens to follow the Indore model of 'Jan Bhagidari (people's cooperation) to make Itanagar one of the cleanest capitals of the country like Indore of Madhya Pradesh.
Speaking to the reporters here at Naharlagun after attending a six-day training at Indian Institute of Public Administration, New Delhi, and exposure tour at Indore as well as in Jaipur, Mayor opined that Indore, India's cleanest city fifth time in a row follows the concept of Jan Bhagidari in keeping their city clean. From a rickshaw puller to the person in the top position, everyone takes the responsibility for keeping the city clean, he asserted
Besides attending the training programme at IIPA, the team of Corporators, PMC Councillors along with the officials of the IMC visited Solid Waste Management Plants and Sewage Treatment Plants at Indore and Jaipur to get first-hand information about the technologies. The team also interacted with the Mayors and officials of both the Corporations, he added.
Phassang also informed that IMC will now use technology for cleanliness and for that a mobile App will be developed soon. Moreover, at leaest 27 new garbage trucks have arrived for IMC, recruitment to strengthen manpower has been initiated and construction of two Solid Waste Management Plant at Karsingsa as well as at Chimpu has been already started following the guidelines of NGT, stated Mayor Tame Phassang.