Make the State Capital and also other parts of the State cleaner, greener and plastic-free: Governor of Arunachal Pradesh
The Governor of Arunachal Pradesh Brig. (Dr.) B.D. Mishra (Retd.) visited some parts of the State Capital, Itanagar on 4th September 2019 to see the level of cleanliness in the public interest. Accompanied by concerned officers and Self Help Groups engaged in the cleanliness activities, the Governor visited the colony areas, main road, and parking areas.
The Governor directed the officials and NGOs to put in a concerted effort to make the State Capital and also other parts of the State cleaner, neater and plastic-free.
He said that it should be joint effort and change of mindset to realise the dreams of our Prime Minister Narendra Modi to have a clean India and we have to make a beginning from our own doorstep.
The Governor, who personally carried out a month-long cleanliness drive in all the 30 Wards of Itanagar last year, appealed to the people to join hands to ensure that our homes, roads and areas area clean.
In the run up to the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the Governor reiterated the necessity of a holistic plan for the disposal of the solid wastes, keeping in mind the need for waste dumping for the next ten years. He emphasised on proper segregation of biodegradable and non-biodegradable waste at the originating point for its proper disposal.
The Governor added that the matter of cleanliness is first part is having the mindset and in second part is caring for your neighbour’s. This can be best done by teaching our children to practice and ensure cleanliness.