Wasim Majnoon Mir
Kupwara, June 27: District administration Kupwara today organised a sanitation drive with focus on cleaning and preserving water bodies in particular and ecology of the area in general. The drive was flagged off by District Development Commissioner Kupwara, Khalid Jahangir.
During the drive roads, foot paths, lanes and drains in the town were cleaned.
“The Deputy Commissioner, while addressing the gathering in Bumhama, informed the people present about various activities taken up by the district administration for maintaining clean sustainable environment and called for active participation of all stakeholders in sustaining the momentum of the drive.”
A sanitation drive was also conducted from Helpal Kupwara to Bumhama in which all the field functionaries of I & FC, Municipality, RDD and R & B participated.
On the occasion, Deputy Commissioner directed the concerned Block Development Officer to install dustbins on various places from Kupwara to Drugmulla and urged shopkeepers of the area to cooperate with district administration for a green and clean Kupwara.
DC also directed the concerned departments to work in cooperation and ensure cleanliness in every corner of the district.
During the drive many shopkeepers and members of civil society of the area put forth their demands related to dumping of garbage. DC assured them that the matter will be addressed at an earliest.