While speaking on the occasion, Jadav Payeng reiterated his appeal to the people to take up responsibility for protection of forest and environment.
“A plastic-free environment is essential for the human race to sustain on this earth,” asserted Padma Shri award winner Payeng.
Torajan is among 33 villages in as many districts where the Mission is going to be launched with an objective of making Assam one of the cleanest states of India.
The programme at Torajan was organised under the MyGov Assam initiative in association with the district administration, PHE and Sports & Youth Affairs departments.
Rameswar Teli, MP of Dibrugarh, Suren Phukan, MLA of Digboi, Sanjay Kishan, MLA of Tinsukia, Oinam Charankumar Singh, Deputy Commissioner of Tinsukia and other senior officials of the district were also present on the occasion.
Tree saplings and sports items were distributed by Forest and Sports & Youth Affairs departments respectively among the villagers on the occasion.
The local villagers enthusiastically took part in the programme and pledged to carry forward the Chief Minister’s vision of ‘Clean and Green Village’.