Shillong, Oct 4: The Meghalaya Village Development & Promotion Tourism Cooperative Society Ltd. Shillong in collaboration with the office of the Registrar of Cooperative Societies, Meghalaya, Shillong observed the Swacch Bharat on 2nd October, 2019. Thirteen affiliated registered Cooperative Societies from Khasi Hills, Jaintia Hills and Ri Bhoi undertaken Promotion and Development of Rural Tourism participated in the Cleaning Drives of their respective Tourist Spots/Traveller’s Nest.
“Plastic Free Zone Area” Notice Boards were also put up for the caretakers, visitors and tourists to safeguard the hazardous littering of plastic bottles, bags/ packets etc.
The objective of the cleaning drive is to motivate the community to keep their Tourist Spots/ Traveller’s Nest clean and to permanently avoid using of plastic water bottles, bags/packets. The participation of the community and school going children is inspiring and their awareness on the importance of cleanliness can reduce the affect of the environment and preserve the beauty of the nature for future generation.