Minister for Planning & Coordination, Land Revenue and Parliamentary Affairs, Neiba Kronu on Tuesday said Nagas were living in a “decision making period”, he said women should make decisions firmly and choose leaders wisely.
Speaking at the general meeting of Khezha/Kuzha Tephe Women Welfare Society at Table Tennis Stadium Pfütsero town, Kronu reminded the gathering of the state government’s commitment to strengthen women’s role in the society.
Speaking on “trees for wealth”, he stressed on conservation of wild vegetables and fruits and intensifying efforts towards biodiversity conservation under Pfütsero area.
The minister informed that survival depended on conservation of its natural resources and plantation of fruit trees.
Kronu underscored merit of durable governance to bring developmental activities to the area and shared his dream and determination to develop Pfütsero area as land of the plentiful.
He said good road connectivity was turning into reality and that, other infrastructural development and major Agri link road under PMJSY for farmers from Pfutseromi-Leshemi village would take off in a short while.
Kronu also spoke on eco-tourism outlook in the area and stressed on importance of creating homestay, standard lodges in the villages and towns to give rural home stay and standard staying experience to tourists and visitors.
Chakhesang Baptist Churches Council women secretary, Neingupe-ü Rhakho also challenged the gathering that unclean practices during elections had penetrated the systems of Naga society.
She urged upon the women to vote right since women should be forerunners for clean election to choose leaders wisely.
Earlier, the programme was led by Kote-ü Mero while opening prayer was led by Neilhou-ü Mekru and welcome note was delivered by Kerekha-ü Khutso.
Later, Wekhro-ü Ritse proposed vote of thanks and folk songs were presented by Leshemi village welfare society, Zapami women welfare sub-society, Pfütsero and closing prayer by Lhiwetsolo-ü Pradiah.
After the programme, the minister donated 10,000 coffee plants, 2500 persimmon trees and 1500 monkey bean trees to the villagers.