Dibrugarh: The historic tea garden of Harishpur situated near Naharkatia of Dibrugarh district has completed 100 glorious years. The Swachhta mission has touched this tea garden too.
Under Bharat Bikash Yojana Project, Swachh Bharat Mission has launched in the tea garden about two years ago and since then, the people of the tea garden are working for the programme with heart and soul. With the introduction of such a project by Director Saibal Ganguly, convenor of Assam of Gram Vikas Yojana under Bharat Vikas Parishad and owner of the tea garden, Suparna Bagchi, every worker has become aware of the importance of cleanliness his surroundings.
A very significant function was organized on April 21 at the auditorium of the tea garden. Being present as the chief guest in the function, Dr. Sashikanta Saikia, Principal of DHSK College and Assam Brand Ambassador of Swachh Bharat Mission (Namaste), thanked the administration of the tea garden along with the workers of the tea garden for their remarkable efforts to make the cleanliness programme a success on their part. He was glad to see the clean and peaceful environment of the tea garden and said that with strong will power, anyone could achieve the impossible. He further added that they had set an example in front of the world by bringing cleanliness, hygiene and safety to the place and requested them to continue their effortless work and to encourage every individual of the society. He hoped that every tea garden in the country would be inspired and they too would try to bring in the same awareness as Harishpur Tea Garden.
The convener of Swachh Bharat Mission (Namaste) of Dibrugarh district and Professor of MDKG College, Dipankar Sarma was also present in the meeting. He said that Swachhta revolutions were going on unconditionally throughout the country and under Swachh Bharat Namaste programme such works were going on in Assam too. He appreciated the efforts of the workers of Harishpur tea garden.
The meeting was also attended by Deepak Changma, State assistant secretary of Bharat Vikas Parishad, and retired Deputy Controller of Civil Defence Department, who appreciated the steps taken by the administration of the tea garden and hoped that every tea garden would learn from it and start working immediately in their respective places.
Later, with the help of Director S. Ganguly, Brand Ambassador Dr. Sashikanta Saikia, convener Dipankar Sarma, Deepak Changmai and Ronit Dey visited the houses of Libiyah Nag, Suna Kumar, Diganta Kerketa, Biren Doimari, Shankar Garh, Arup Changa and others to find out about the cleanliness standards. Many of the workers explained why cleanliness and hygiene was essential.
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