Guwahati- based NGO ENVIRON has said it is planning to set up a waste recycling plant in Itanagar. Environ’s president Amarjyoti Kashyap informed during a community awareness programme for women and housewives at D Sector here today that besides contributing to cleanliness the plant would generate employment opportunities for hundreds in the capital complex. The programme was sponsored by NABARD. Circle officer Habung Lampung, who also participated in the programme, said people’s cooperation is necessity in the administration’s move to give the capital complex a facelift. The Government departments alone cannot be expected to be able to keep the capital clean, he said.
Lapung urged the NGO to provide training to the women here in solid waste management, segregating biodegradable and non-biodegradable waste, etc. D Sector development Welfare committee general secretary Tara Yorna Thomas also sought people’s cooperation with the administration in keeping the capital clean. Meanwhile , City deputy commissioner Padmini Singla along with additional district magistrate Tolo Potom and others today visited government offices and various sector in contribution of the administration’s capital facelift’ drive. The DC has said the administration would take strong action against those carrying out unauthorized excavation on the road side and feeling trees in the capital complex. Potom later participate another awareness meeting held by Environ at A Sector here.
(Courtesy: Aruanchal Front, a state daily from Itanagar, 30th May 2010)
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