Tuesday, May 30, 2023

DPDB meetings held in Phek, Wokha districts

The monthly District Planning and Development Board (DPDB) meetings were held in Phek and Wokha districts where the boards discussed various agendas.
Azo asks DPDB members to remain in station
Phek DPDB was held on Wednesday in the DPDB Hall with DPDB chairman Phek, Kezhienyi Khalo, MLA as chairman of the meeting.
According to a DIPR report, the chairperson acknowledged the members for taking up their responsibilities and tirelessly performing their duties in the district.
Küzholüzo (Azo) Nienü, MLA also encouraged the members to be regular in station, for the welfare of the public.
Department activities through PowerPoint presentations were given by PHED and DFO (Forest) Phek while School Education and Fisheries departments were entrusted to give PowerPoint presentations in the next meeting.
In his address, deputy commissioner (DC) and DPDB Phek vice-chairman, Razouvolie Dozo congratulated Pfütsero Town Council and Phek Town Council for securing first and second position in category 2 of the competition for “Cleanest Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) and wards award-2022 Nagaland” respectively.
DC informed about Phek Town Council being awarded the best innovative solutions in the special category of the competition for the “Cleanest Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) and wards Award-2022 Nagaland”.
Earlier, new members were also introduced in the meeting.
Wokha DPDB to award outstanding teachers
Apart from the state and national awards for teachers, Wokha DPDB has decided to award cash prizes to outstanding teachers.
According to a DIPR report, the board decided this at the DPDB meeting, in order to encourage teachers to produce good results during the HSLC & HSLLC examination.
It also agreed to reserve some amount from LADF Common Pool fund and entrusted the district administration and district school authority to bring out certain modalities/criteria for teachers to receive the award.
Welcoming the new DC, advisor IT, Science & Technology and New & Renewable Energy, Mmhonlumo Kikon asked him to treat the district as his own and to take ownership of all the development processes to ensure that development indicators improve during his stay.
On the improvement of quality education in the district, he urged upon the district administration, School Education and stakeholders to be vigilant so that no proxy teachers would be encouraged.
DC also assured that the district administration along with district school authority will submit an action plan for overall improvement of education in the next DPDB meeting.
Highlighting the status report on Wokha-Bokajan road, EE PWD (R&B) Wokha Er. Mhathung Kikon said that the road was divided into two sections and was looked after by two divisions—Wokha division and Baghty division from Wokha “O” Point to 52 KM is under the Wokha division and from 52 Km till Rengmapani is under Baghty division.
The latter was handed over to Border Road Organisation (BRO) by the department of PWD (R&B) in the year 2009–2011 which the BRO was not maintaining.
He said a bridge has also collapsed affecting the connectivity with Bokajan/Dimapur.
He urged upon the district administration to call a meeting with BRO to solve the problem at the earliest.
Later, advisor for Law & Justice, Dr. Chumben Murry along with vice chairman DPDB Wokha & DC, Ajit Kumar Ranjan and various heads of offices visited Longsa village and interacted with the village council and the public.
In his keynote address, Dr. Chumben Murry stressed on the importance of economic recovery at Longsa village, especially in agriculture production, and added that along with agri and allied department personnel, he visited Longsa village to highlight various schemes.
Following heads of offices in the district highlighted their activities in the district—DRDA, Agriculture, Horticulture, Soil & Water Conservation, Water Resources, Fisheries & Aquatic and Forest.
The board also welcomed the new members—DC Ajit Kumar Ranjan, CVO Dr. Sentinungla Ao, DEO (Evl) Zajamo Kikon, DPO, LRD Puthuto, SDO (C) Tsidi, and DFO (Fishery) Rulanthung Ezung.

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