Kohima, 10th May 2019: The Deputy Commissioner Kohima, Anoop Khinchi has reminded the public not to throw garbage/waste at the Kohima Municipal Council (KMC) collection points after 5:00 AM in the morning and 4:00 PM in the evening. Khinchi informed, the decision was taken during a meeting with KMC members held today in connection with waste management within the town/wards areas. Khinchi also said the defaulters will be firmly dealt with as per Municipal Solid Waste Management Rules.
The meeting also decided that KMC will not collect waste from any undesignated locations, points, nullahs and drainages. The DC further instructed the citizens of the town not to burn any sort of waste/thrash but hand over the segregated waste to the waste collectors authorised by the local bodies and requested all ward Panchayat to cooperate and strictly implement it in their respective areas.
Further, Khinchi also informed the District Administration along with KMC is planning to install dedicated bins for plastic in some strategic locations.