Sunday, February 25, 2024

Soil and water conservation dept for sustainable technologies

Commissioner and secretary, Dr. K. Chuba said the Soil and water conservation department had grown fully matured, since its inception in 1968 and was one of the major departments in the state.
Addressing the annual desk review meeting of soil and water conservation officers held at the directorate conference hall on Tuesday Dr. K. Chuba stressed on the importance for co-ordination among sister departments, and urged the department officers to work with sincerity, honesty, for the benefit of the people, particularly for the marginal farmers
Project director and sectoral in-charge of planning, Kikashilu delivering key note address said 11th five year plan had many innovative schemes which should be implemented in letter and spirit, ASCO (forest) directorate of Soil and water conservation, K. Khekiho Shohe stated in a release.
Dwelling on the activities of the department, project director pointed out that department being the pioneer of watershed developmental works, would initiate more innovative and sustainable technologies.
Speaking on behalf of district officers at the inaugural programme district soil conservation officer (DSCO), Zunheboto, Zhekheto Awomi lauded commissioner and secretary, who initiated in upgrading three sub-divisional offices to that of district head offices.
Project director and sectoral in-charge of planning, Kikashilu delivering key note address said 11th five year plan had many innovative schemes which should be implemented in letter and spirit, ASCO (forest) directorate of Soil and water conservation, K. Khekiho Shohe stated in a release.
DSCO Zunheboto lamented that inadequate infrastructure was one of the main problems faced by districts and sub-divisions. In this connection, he requested the responsible authority to look into the matter urgently.
SDO (SC) Aghunato, Chibosao on behalf of the sub-divisions highlighted the difficulties faced by Sub-Divisions while discharging their duties. A power point presentation on scope for banana fiber extractor and its cost-effective potential in the state and water bodies were screened to the participants. Meanwhile, deputy director, Kiyasetuo delivered the vote of thanks while the programme was chaired by director, R.T. Asang Jamir.

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