ITANAGAR: The Itanagar Municipal Corporation (IMC) will impose a penalty against people guilty of littering in public places as per Court directives, informed IMC Commissioner LikhaTejji during the concluding day of the month-long Information-Education and Communication (IEC) campaign on solid waste management.
On the last day of its campaign, the IMC conducted its IEC event at Chandranagar and Gohpur Market on Saturday.
Addressing the gathering, the IMC Commissioner informed that the campaign was held under the directives of the court to create awareness on solid waste management before imposing any penalties on the defaulters. As per the court directives, IMC will impose penalties against those who will litter in public places, he asserted.
He also informed that Itanagar is expected to host a meeting of G-20 Summit, when representatives from at least 20 countries along with officials and international media are expected to visit the State. "So, we all have to take the responsibility to keep our locality and State capital clean and green", added Tejji.
Among others, Corporator Ward No 1 Lokam Anand, Former Miss Arunachal and Brand Ambassador for the IMC's Swachta Campaign, Tengam Celine Koyu, also pressed for the maintenance of cleanliness in the IMC jurisdiction and the State as a whole.
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