Swachhta Hi Seva, Poshan Maah underway in Ccpur
CCPUR, 26th Sep: Over 100 kg of plastic waste have been collected at the plastic collection centre set up by Autonomous District Council, Churachandpur (ADCC) as part of the ongoing Swachhta hi Seva – a mass cleanliness movement with thematic focus on ‘Plastic Waste Management’.
According to ADC Churachandpur CEO T K Simte, over 100 kg of plastic waste have been received from six schools under the ADC so far. A competition on collection of plastic waste was also held on Thursday among the ADC’s schools.
The PHED officials and staff also conducted a Gram Sabha meeting at Lajangphai village on Thursday.
As part of Swachhta Hi Seva, a marathon competition was conducted on September 21 followed by tree plantation drive under the auspices of divisional forest officer, Churachandpur on September 23 at One-Stop Centre located at CCpur Headquarter wherein DC Pawan Yadav, AC to DC S Khaikhopau Ngaihte, CMO Churachandpur Dr Vumchinpau Tonsing and DFWO Dr Jam Thianlal planted tree saplings.
Meanwhile, the multi-departmental convergence mission, Poshan Maah (Nutrition month) observance which was launched in Churachandpur on September 2 made significant progress as different departments took the holistic nutrition campaign to interior areas. Workshop on Anaemia, Poshan Mela, nutrition awareness campaign, Poshan rally, CBE at AWC, daily home visit, ECCE, cleanliness Drive, VHSND, awareness campaign on nutrition from locally available fruit and vegetable, growth monitoring, school-based activities like painting and quiz competition, demonstration on hand washing technique and community meeting on Poshan Maah were taken up so far on daily basis at different places of the district.
Staff and employees of Women and Child development Department, Health and Family Welfare Department, Schools and Education Department, AYUSH, Agriculture, PHED, NERCORMP, etc., have been activated for the campaign. Apart from demonstrating on hand washing to children of various schools within the district, Swachhta pledges were also administered to them as a part of the campaign. CMO and ZEO jointly organised personal hygiene awareness for adolescent girls at Rengkai Govt Hr Sec School while hand washing demonstration and Swachhta Pledge was administered at Sangaikot, Kumbipukhri HS, Misao Lhahvom, GM High School, Saipum Jr HS, Tuining HS, Hiangdung Govt Aided School, LFS Bungmual, Saviour Public School, Thangkai Govt HS, Convention School, Mata, SSA Residential School, Vimala Raina HS, Phungkhothang HS, Thingchom UP School, Singngat Standard HS, Kaikho-En Academy, Sagang Hr Sec School, Churachandpur Higher Secondary School, etc., on Thursday.