Cleanliness drive conducted at Sangti Valley

Cleanliness drive conducted at Sangti Valley

ITANAGAR, Apr 11: A cleanliness drive cum awareness programme on tourism was today conducted for the public of Sangti village, West Kameng district at Sangti Valley by the Department of Tourism, GoAP.

Assistant Director of Tourism Bengia Manna Sonam gave a brief summary of the programme. It had active participation of all the villagers and the PRI members of the village.

Resource person Raj Basu from the Association for Conservation & Tourism, a leading NGO in the North East, spoke of sustainable tourism, role of community on cleanliness and reason for disappearance of the black necked crane, a migratory bird, in Sangti Valley.

Another resource person, Merwyn Coutinho from ‘The Batti Project’ highlighted the importance of keeping the village clean and also spoke on how to follow sustainable solid waste management.

School children from Assam Valley School, Tezpur who were there for summer camp at Sangti Valley were also involved in cleanliness drive. Sangti river and Gompa were the two tourist spots chosen for the cleanliness drive. A 15-feet black necked crane dummy made of waste materials, bamboos and gunny sacks was also installed there.

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