AIZAWL, Feb 1 – As part of its initiative to become the cleanest State of India, Mizoram has launched a website where people from all parts of the State may upload pictures and texts on cleanliness drives which are carried out anywhere anytime within the State.Developed jointly by ICT and School Education department, the website www.cleanmizoram.com was inaugurated by School Education Minister H Rohluna in a function held at ICT Conference Hall here recently.
People who have accounts in three popular social networking sites, namely facebook, twitter, and instagram will be able to upload photos and stories on the initiatives on cleanliness campaign. One will first have to upload the photos and/or texts about cleanliness drives in his or her status and then add #www.cleanmizoram.com which will automatically put it to the website.
Inaugurating the website, School Education Minister H Rohluna called for full support and active participation of the people, saying Clean Mizoram Movement is not an exclusive programme of Government employees and Education department, but of and for the people.
“For the success of the movement, collective effort of the people is required”, the Minister said.
“Once cleanliness, purity and well-keeping are rooted in the minds of the people, the many beneficial consequences like health, progress, intelligence, and many other qualities will automatically follow”, he added.
Parliamentary Secretary Joseph Lalhimpuia said that the initiative of the State Government on cleanliness has begun since last year. “The State Government is thankful that we now have a Prime Minister who is most concerned for cleanliness which is a great encouragement and a blessing for the success of the mission”, he said.
Lalhimpuia added that once Mizoram becomes a clean place, it will also bring in tourists.
PTI adds:‘Mizoram Faina Beihpui Hnatlang’ or mass voluntary movement for cleanliness was launched yesterday across Mizoram with Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla inaugurating the movement here on Friday.
Organised by Young Mizo Association (YMA), leaders, local volunteers, students and teachers were cleaning the streets, public places and drains while people also cleaned their own compounds. Government employees also swept their respective office premises and the streets.