Nongpoh: Call it Crazy, funny or weird, but it is the rarest of its kind and the smartest creativity to have such a never think before kind of Competition or festival the “Waste Fishing Competition”. The District Urban Affair Unit Ribhoi District,Nongpoh should be awarded a certificate of excellence for such innovative idea to beat the waste syndrome in Umiam lake in particular and all the other rivers in the state in general.
To show support to the DAURDN may more enlightened public register themselves as participant in this competition which will be held on the 20th September 2019 beginning from 9:30 AM -12:00 PM. The site of the competition will be at the “Major drainage” at Iew Mawlong opposite to Iew Nongpoh (Umden road).
There are conditions for the competition: 1 fishhook per head, the winner will be one who gets the largest number of waste. There will be money prize of Rs. 7000/- for the first prize plus four numbers of tree saplings; Rs. 4000/- plus 3 tree saplings for the second prize; Rs. 2000/-plus 2tree saplings for the third prize. There will also be seven consolation prizes worth Rupees 500/- plus one tree sapling each.
The most interesting part is that there will be no entry fee for this competition.