International Yoga Dey, 2016


In continuation to the ongoing Swachh Bharat Mission Campaign, ICAR-NRC on Mithun planned to organize a series of Awareness Programme and Cleanliness Drive in different academic institutions, schools and villages in and around Dimapur. It is a first in the series, cleanliness drives was launched at at Government Higher Secondary School, Medziphema, on 1st November, 2016. The school principal, Mrs. Avikali, in her welcome remarks expressed sincere gratitude for selecting the school for the programme. More than 150 students of class XI & XII participated in the programme.

Dr Abhijit Mitra, Director , ICAR-NRCM motivated the school children to adopt the cleanliness in all the sphere of life and promote this habit to other members of the society. He has also highlighted devastating health hazards of using tobacco and chewing bettle nuts. The students took pledge to say no to tobacco as well to adopt the cleanliness to make the school as one of the cleanliest school. The LiFE NGO member has given deliberations on segregation and safe disposal of waste.

The Programme was attended by Dr. Kobu Khate, ACTO & Nodal Officer, Swachh Bharat Mission Campaign, ICAR-NRCM, Dr. Akhilesh Kumar, Scientist, NRCM, member of Life NGO, Imyarila Changkire, Niksungla, Changsulong Alingr and Makennaro Aier .