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Kohima | June 28

Chümoukedima City Council (CTC) and Dimapur Municipal Council (DMC) had been awarded because the ‘Cleanest ULBs’ in the course of the first-ever state perform of the “Cleanest ULBs and Wards Awards- 2022 Nagaland” held at Capital Conference Middle, Kohima on June 28.

The 2 ULBs had been awarded underneath category-I comprising of 4 ULBs specifically Kohima, Dimapur, Mokokchung and Chümuokedima and obtained money prizes of Rs 1.50 lakh and Rs 1 lakh respectively together with citations.

Below the category-II comprising of 15 ULBs, Pfutsero City Council (TC), Phek TC and Tuli TC had been awarded with money prize of Rs 1 lakh, Rs 75,000 and Rs. 50,000 together with citations.

Aboi TC, Chiephobozou TC and Mangkolemba TC had been awarded with money prize of Rs 1 lakh, Rs 75,000 and Rs 50,000 together with citations respectively underneath category-III consisting of 20 ULBs.

The money prizes and citations got away by the Chief Minister, Neiphiu Rio and Advisor, City Improvement & Municipal Affairs, Dr Neikiesalie Nicky Kire.

 The Chief Minister additionally launched the evaluation report.

Below particular class awards, finest efficiency by way of efforts was awarded to Tuensang TC and Aghunato TC whereas ULBs with finest progressive options given to Pfutsero TC, Chumoükedima TC and Phek TC.

Tuli TC, DMC and Atoizu TC had been awarded underneath ULBs with finest neighborhood mobilisation.

To advertise the noble thought of encouraging the ULBs and residents in direction of clear and hygienic setting, it was knowledgeable that the State Authorities conceptualised the concept in June 2019 however couldn’t be held as a result of COVID-19 pandemic.

Why Cleanest awards? 

Principal Secretary, City Improvement & Municipal Affairs, I Himato Zhimimo stated that the primary goal of the award was to encourage wholesome competitors amongst the ULBs and in addition promote neighborhood participation to enhance sanitation via assortment motion and to espouse the precept of ‘my waste, my duty.’

In its word, the Committee on Cleanest ULBs & Wards acknowledged “this competitors is a primary of its type within the state and the duty to formulate the parameters and indicators to evaluate the efficiency of the ULBs was a problem.”

One other problem, it pointed was because the ULBs weren’t equally geared up by way of assets, workforce and machineries. Therefore, the ULBs had been divided into three classes relying on numerous standards with widespread parameters on rubbish susceptible factors, utilisation of plastic waste, elimination of single-use plastics and public contributions.


The primary class of award was based mostly on ULBs with a waste administration system in place and assessed underneath completely different 13 parameters, whereas the second class additionally falls underneath ULBs placing a waste administration system in place and the third underneath ULBs aiming to introduce a waste administration system. They had been assessed underneath completely different 9 parameters.

A constructive end result of this competitors as acknowledged by the Committee which has introduced a paradigm-shift within the cities noticed the energetic participation of the residents led by the accountable and citizen-centric directors.

Whereas appreciating the federal government, it has requested for continuation of the programme to advertise such marketing campaign ‘because it galvanizes civic sense right into a individuals’s motion in direction of clear sanitation and higher setting as a lifestyle.’


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