Sunday, February 5, 2023

CM urges youth to work hard and excel


State chief minister Neiphiu Rio on Friday urged the youth of the state to work hard in their studies and excel in their works.
Reiterating that Nagaland has been declared as the most peaceful state in the country, the chief minister expressed optimism that the peaceful environment would create opportunities for the Naga youth to excel in all spheres of life and take the society forward.
Rio said this during a programme after inaugurating water pump house and Sokhriezie Market at Sokhriezie, Tsütuo irrigation project at Vürie and laying foundation stone of Tsütuo stadium at Rutsagei in Kohima on Friday.
Rio lauded the initiative taken by the fire and emergency services along with T Khel Kohima for their work at Sokhriezie park for the benefit of the people. He called upon all to work together to bring more development and progress.
Commenting on farming sector, the chief minister pitched for adopting modern farming and said that with the coming of new agricultural technologies farmers could be benefitted. He said times have changed from the early days of farming.
Delivering welcome address, Tsütuonomia khel council (TKC) president, K. Neibou Sekhose informed that Tsütuo community in collaboration with the Fire service department constructed water pump house at Sokhriezie. He said Sokhriezie market consisting of 436 rooms was also constructed. TKC president said that a vehicle was also purchased for sanitation purposes and 24 people have been employed.
With the state government taking sports as a priority and sportsmen excelling in their fields, Sekhose said a decision to construct a stadium of national and international standards was taken to encourage the youth. He said Belho community donated the land for the Tsütuo stadium.
Sekhose informed that the Tsütuo irrigation project, which was inaugurated at Vürie benefitted 104 families. He lauded the water resources department for their technical assistance, rural development department for financial aid.
In his speech, Kohima village council (KVC) chairman, Helievi-o Solo, emphasised on the need for clean election and said that if people were honest, then the government elected by them would eventually be honest and they would get maximum benefit.
He also urged the political parties not to mislead the people for a few thousands and desist from indulging in malpractices during election.
Earlier, before the unveiling of the monolith at Reiphinyü Badze, the Senior Pastor, Baptist Mission Church, Rev Neikhrienyü C.James offered dedicatory prayer after which a formal programme was held at Reiphinyü Badze.
Special number was presented by Thejatshunuo Amelia Sekhose and vote of thanks was proposed by Tsütuonomia khel council general secretary, Thepfuzakie Suohu while Kevipfheü Solo and Visasielie Suohu compered the programme.

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