Gauhati University in association with its NSS Cell on December 25 organized a programme titled"Celebrating Rivers of India " at the Pandu Ghat near the bank of river Brahmaputra, in Guwahati.
Under the advice of Vice-Chancellor of the University Prof. P.J.Handique and UGC & Jal Shakti Mission, the team of the volunteers was led by Dr Ranjan kr Kakati, who is the Director of Student's Welfare along with the Programme Coordinator of the Gauhati University NSS cell along with Dr Rituparna Bora, NSS PO, GU campus NSS Unit.
Around 60 NSS volunteers went to Pandu Ghat near the bank of the Brahmaputra river and clean the whole area.
The NSS volunteers and the officials collected around 12 bags of plastic waste from the bank of the Brahmaputra river and disposed of it safely through GMC vehicles.The NSS volunteers and the officials collected around 12 bags of plastic waste from the bank of the Brahmaputra river and disposed of safely through GMC vehicles.
Dr Kakati made a humble appeal to all the residents of the nearby locality not to litter the bank of the river. He explained that how this litter may contaminate with water of mighty river when the waste materials flow through it.
Prof. Pratap Jyoti Handique, Vice-Chancellor, GU and Dr H. K. Nath, Registrar of the university congratulated the NSS fraternity for taking a good initiative to make our rivers clean which will give a good impact in society.