‘Dimapur is vulnerable to inundation’

Dimapur, March 8 (MExN): Government officials from various department led by Amit Jain, Managing Director, IRG Systems South Asia Private Limited, Consultants in Energy, Environment and Natural Resources arrived at Dimapur Municipal Council office on March 8 and visited various places in Dimapur in order to make action plan on climate change in Nagaland.
Visiting experts take stock on Nagaland climate change
A press note informed that officials from departments of Urban Planning, Urban Directorate, Transport, Disaster Management, PWD (Works & Housing) and Pollution Control Board accompanied by DMC Advisors, Er. Vikholie Neinu, Lepshi Ao, Atovi Zhimomi, Hokuto Zhimomi, M. Ovung and S. Heno visited DMC garbage dumping ground, drainages and hospitals and studied basic issued related to climate change.
The visiting team observed that Dimapur is vulnerable to inundation because of the blockage of drains with garbage and stated that open burning of garbage is not advisable. They also discussed the need to reduce traffic congestion in Dimapur. Giving importance of commercial hub of Nagaland as an important city, the visiting team said training on issues of climate change will also be imparted in the days to come.
Amit Jain pointed out that consumers’ behavior is very important in solid waste management. DMC Chief Advisor, Er. K. Keditsu informed the team that the DMC has moved to avail projects for solid waste management and bio-medical waste management. He also said DMC is also working hard to improve the drainage system.        

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