World Water Day-Mass Cleaning Campaign of Chubachhu Stream

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In keeping with the resolution of stakeholder consultation meeting held on March 16, 2017 at RSPN conference hall in Thimphu to observe “World Water Day” on 22nd March, 2017 and for adoption of Chubachhu stream by stakeholders and community located in the vicinity of Chubachhu stream, BPC adopted the section of Chubachhu stream near ChubachhuPower Substation to clean and maintain it on a periodic basis.

 

As per the directives from our Honorable Managing Director, a team of representatives from Environment & GIS Divisionand ESD-Thimphu participated in World Water Day Programme (22nd March 2017) organized by National Environment Commission Secretariat (NECS) in partnership with Bhutan Red Cross Society (BRCS), Royal Society for Protection of Nature (RSPN), Clean Bhutan and Thimphu Thromde.

His Excellency Lyonchen Tshering Tobgay graced the opening ceremony and more than 22 organizations with their workforce joined the occasion to clean the Chubachhu stream and to formally take the responsibility to maintain and adopt the stream in years to come.

Environment & GIS Division would like to thank our Honorable MD for his consent to maintain and adopt the stream and we would also like to thank staff of O&M, ESD-Thimphu for their efforts rendered in mass cleaning of the Chubachhu stream area near Chubachhupower substation. We collected more than 30 bags of waste from the area and handed over to Thimphu Thromde for proper dumping.

Finally, we would like to state that the staffs of EGD and O&M-ESD-Thimphutshall strive to work towards keeping the Chubachhu stream clean and healthy for all times to come.