ITANAGAR: Itanagar Municipal Corporation (IMC) conducted its awareness programme on Solid Waste Management for clean and Green Itanagar at Mithun Gate and Bank Tinali on Thursday.
Mayor Tamme Phassang said that the programme has been organized following the Court directives to create awareness of cleanliness and a hygienic environment, and the court directed the IMC to impose a fine against defaulters who create litter' in public places. Unless we all accept that it is our duty and responsibility to keep our wards, colony and Itanagar clean it will be difficult even for IMC to maintain cleanliness, and this can be done by working unitedly, stated Mayor.
He also elaborated, that even Prime Minister Narendra Modi has pressed for cleanliness by initiating "Swatch Bharat Abhiyan '.We should know the litters we are creating are directly or indirectly affecting us, our environment and our health, added Tamme Phassang.
Earlier, Commissioner IMC Likha Tejji briefed the gathering about various initiatives taken by the IMC on sanitation as well as Court directives to impose penalties who litters' in public places.
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