‘Save our Rivers’: Tourism dept organizes cleanliness drive

‘Save our Rivers’: Tourism dept organizes cleanliness drive

A Correspondent

PASIGHAT, Sep 19: As part of the Swachhata campaign, the Department of Tourism, East Siang district in collaboration with the villagers of Bodak village today carried out a cleanliness drive at the confluence of Siang and Sibut rivers to promote the sanitation drive in the region.

With the theme “Save our Rivers”, the awareness campaign cum cleanliness drive was carried out at the confluences of Siang and Sibut rivers which is a popular picnic spot. Residents of Bodak village and Tourism department staff and volunteers cleared the jungle near the picnic spot and burnt up the abandoned liquor bottles and plastics, segregated the various wastes like glassware, plastic ware, and other miscellaneous items and disposed of the waste materials properly.

Earlier, the program began with a motivational discourse by T Tatak, DTO East Siang. He encouraged the villagers and staff to begin the crusade and contribute their maximum to make the Swachhata initiative a major success.

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