SILAPATHAR, Oct 7 � As part of the Clean India Campaign, the National Rural Livelihoods Mission (NRLM) organized a cleanliness drive in various places of Akajan and Kulajan gaon panchayats
under the Sissiborgaon circle in Dhemaji district on October 5.
The cleanliness drive was taken part by 800 women of 80 self-help groups of eight village organizations of Akajan and Kulajan gaon panchayats. The SHG cleaned up the government and public places like Akajan High School, Abutani College, Akajan LP, Akajan Murong Ghar, Santipur LP, Akajan Rest House, Akajan Shiva Mandir, Joriguri LP, Joriguri ME, Joriguri Naamghar, Joriguri Club, Kulamua Kali Mandir, etc.
The SHG was divided into three parts for the drive. The programme was also joined by local teacher Kamala Kanta Mili, social worker Harinath Pegu and several others with the women groups.
In the morning, NRLM organized an awareness programme at Murong Okum of Akajan High School. Krishna Pegu, Cluster Resource Person of Akajan GP, and Bharati Doley, Cluster Resource Person of Kulajan GP, spoke on the programme. The Cluster Resource Persons expressed that the programme started by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is make the people of India aware about keeping the nation with clean. The programme was launched on October 2, the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi and former Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri. Stressing that cleanliness is key to good health and hygiene, the speakers said the process has to start right from the individual households.