Riverfront cleanup reaches Lingding

Gangtok, 28 May:

On the 12th day of the riverfront cleanup of Rani chu and its adjoining tributaries, jhoras and nallahs was conducted at Lingding. Eco club students and green teacher of Government Jr High School, Lingding, actively participated in the cleanliness drive, informs a press release.

The event was coordinated by DFO (Social Forestry) and team with support from ENVIS Cell of the Forest Department. The jhora stretch along Lingding JHS was cleaned up actively by the students. An awareness rally to sensitize local people at Lingding was also conducted.

The riverfront cleanup drive is part of World Environment Day activity on the theme "Beat Plastic Pollution" and is supported by the MoEFCC.