DHUBRI: Dhubri Deputy Commissioner Anant Lal Gyani flagged off the Swachh Bharat Abhijan (Urban) by riding the tricycle which was pressed into operation for collecting door-to-door garbage in the Gauripur Municipal Board area of Dhubri district on Friday.
Three tricycles with garbage carrying containers for each of the four wards in the Guaripur Municipal Board will start operating from Saturday morning. Dhubri Deputy Commissioner Anant Lal Gyani, while addressing an awareness meeting prior to the inauguration of the tricycle at Gauripur Library Auditorium, made a fervent appeal to the residents and trading community to extend co-operation in keeping this historical and heritage town clean.
“It is the residents and business community who can bring a change by putting in the effort to keep the town clean. We welcome any suggestion in making the town clean which can be shared with the Executive Officer and chairperson of the board,” Gyani added.
Dhubri Additional Deputy Commissioner with an additional charge as Executive Officer of Gauripur Municipal Board, Animesh Talukdar also spoke on the occasion and appealed to the residents and businessmen to extend all assistance to make this cleanliness program a success.
Several speakers, including social worker Rajiv Sarma, also appealed to the residents in general and businessmen of Gauripur town, in particular, to keep the town clean.
Gyani along with officials and ward members of the Gauripur Municipal Board also walked through the market area and appealed to the businessmen not throw garbage on the road and litter the area and instead put the garbage in the tricycle containers.
Talking to The Sentinel, chairperson of the board, Jhimli Dutta informed that the board would charge only Rs 30 from each household every month for picking up garbage from door-to-door. “I hope residents and businessmen will extend all cooperation and contribute this nominal amount of money to keep this town clean,” Dutta said.