DIBRUGARH: In wake of global warming and various environmental challenges, the Dibrugarh district administration has decided to celebrate this year’s Durga Puja in an eco-friendly manner. In this regard, a meeting was held at the Dibrugarh District Commissioner’s conference hall on Tuesday which was attended by District Development Commissioner (DDC) Jitu Kumar Das, Additional SP (Security) David R Neingaite, circle officers, administrative officers, presidents and secretaries of various puja committees.
The puja committees were asked to submit a written declaration to the Dibrugarh Municipal Board that the idols of Goddess Durga and her entourage will be made from eco-friendly material instead of plaster of paris.
The Additional SP directed the presidents and secretaries of all the puja committees to submit a list along with the phone numbers of the volunteers, presidents, secretaries, their preferred immersion ghats etc at the earliest. The committees were asked to apply for puja permission through the ‘Seva Setu’ app.