A meeting to discuss implementation of the Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016 and preparation for the statewide Cleanliness Competition 2019 was held at the Convention Centre Conference Hall ah Lunglei today. Organized by the nodal UD&PA Department, the meeting was attended by members of the 24 Town Area Village Councils, YMA, MHIP, Clean Lunglei members and officials.

Lunglei DUDO Pu Andrew Lalhruaia informed the members that the Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016, and The Mizoram Solid Waste Management Bye Laws 2018 were being implemented in a phased manner within Lunglei Town. Campaign to segregate waste by using a 3-bin system was also underway, he added. He also informed the gathering that waste collection in 16 out of the 24 town area localities were being managed by the either YMA or the Village Council. Stressing that his Department was committed to move towards sustainable waste management, he invited the gathering to freely give their suggestions and feedback to improve sanitation and waste management in the town.

The Committee also discussed their roles and responsibilities for the upcoming Cleanliness Competition 2019.


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