Imphal, September 15, 2017 (DIPR): Chief Minister Shri N. Biren Singh today launched the “Swachhata Hi Seva” campaign to mobilise and create awareness on environmental cleanliness in the entire State towards making a ‘New India’. The event was organised by Forest Department, Government of Manipur held at the King’s English School, Koirengei.
On the occasion, Chief Minister administered the Swachhata Hi Seva pledge to make cleanliness drive across the State to make a better eco-friendly and clean environment, elimination of open defecation, promote the idea of reduce, recycle and reuse, behavioural change regarding healthy sanitation practices, importance of sanitation towards maintaining public health etc.
Minister for PHED Shri Losii Dikho, Additional Chief Secretary (Forest) Shri Shambhu Singh, Principal Chief Conservator of Forests Shri K. Angami, officials of Forest Department and students of King’s English School, Koirengei attended the function. Chief Minister alongwith Minister and officials of the Forest Department participated in the cleanliness drive in and around the School premises. The fortnight long campaign will conclude on 2nd October, 2017, Gandhi Jayanti.