Help to turn Itanagar into a clean-green city: Phasang

By Our Staff Reporter

CHIMPU, Jan 21: Itanagar can turn into a beautiful, clean, green and peaceful city to live if all stake holders reflect their civic sense and cooperate for all round development, said  Itanagar Municipal Corporation (IMC) mayor Tame Phasang.

Phasang  along with corporaters, IMC commissioner  Cheechung Chukhu, engineer Bengia Kame, Tadar Tarang and other officials, after inspecting several civic amenities and infrastructure in Capital complex on Thursday, told media persons that many civic amenities created by IMC or UD are either defunct or in bad shape and need renovation. Steps would be taken to ensure their smooth functioning for which proper planning and policy would be framed.

Many issues of the IMC jurisdiction were known during the coordination meeting on Wednesday, he said, and hinted at monthly review meeting to discuss projects, proposals and public grievances and projects executed using latest technology.

The garbage issue in IMC jurisdiction would be solved soon, he told reporters and urged people to segregate garbage as biodegradable & non-biodegradable before disposal to recycle them into manures for use as kitchen garden manure.

On salary payment of IMC officials, he said that the issues raised during Wednesday meeting when the DC has assured action.

The team visited cremation ground at Chimpu, solid waste management plant at Chimpu, modern abattoir house,  seepage treatment plant, few site proposed for IMC office and Banderdewa check gate to face lift it.

Fermenting, treating and segregating of garbage mechanically is the process, IMC consultant (SWMP) Roger Syiemlieh  said, adding only biodegradable items are recycled for 42 days .

The team also visited Clock Tower at Ganaga, Ghopur weekly market, Chimpu burial gourd and Banderdewa to see feasibility of check gate for the Smart City.

The mayor also felicitated Phassang Yatup for building her house at Banderdewa Forest Colony under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana.

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