IMC to impose penalty for littering: Teji

ITANAGAR, Jan 21:  Itanagar Municipal Corporation (IMC) will impose a penalty against those littering in public places as per the court directives, informed IMC Commissioner Likha Tejji during the concluding day of the month-long information, education and communication (IEC) campaign on solid waste management.

On the last day of its campaign on Saturday, IMC conducted its IEC event at Chandranagar and Gohpur market.

Teji informed that the campaign was held under the directives of the court to create awareness of solid waste management before imposing any penalties on the defaulters. As per the court directives, IMC will impose penalties against those who will litter in public places, he asserted.

Informing that Itanagar is expected to host a meeting of G-20 summit, where representatives from at least 20 countries along with officials and international media are expected to visit the state, Teji urged upon the people to shoulder responsibility to keep their localities and the state capital clean and green.

Among others, Corporator Ward No 1 Lokam Anand, former Miss  Arunachal and IMC’s swachta campaign brand ambassador Tengam Celine Koyu also pressed for maintenance of cleanliness in the IMC jurisdiction.

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