Leshemi Village Traditional Museum-cum-Conference Hall and functional household tap connection was inaugurated by commissioner & secretary, Rural Development, Neposo Theluo, at Leshemi village in Phek district on September 21.
According to a DIPR report, in his speech, Theluo congratulated the village leaders and the construction committee for the successful completion of the project with good workmanship.
He advised the village leaders to elect good and honest leaders to take the village forward in any developmental activities to be taken up by the government.
Theluo also congratulated the Leshemi village for achieving the “Best Performing Village” under FHTC project under Phek district.
He also mentioned that a compilation of all-round development activities taken up by the department, will be released and distributed to every village during the Rural Development Departmental General Conference which is scheduled to be held on September 25.
The commissioner & secretary also lauded the villagers for coming up with a museum and advised them to maintain and attract tourists which will generate income for the village.
He also called upon them to collect more materials such traditional attires and artefacts.
He further congratulated the committee for the timely completion of the functional household tap connection to every household in the village project.
All the three projects were funded under the 15th Finance Commission where 40% was basic grant and 60% was for functional drinking water and sanitation.
He further requested the VDB and VCC to include WATSAN, Health, Village Education Committee in Grand Panchayat Development Planning Facility team.
The programme was chaired by Kupelhi Losou, welcome note was delivered by VCC Leshemi, Ngupelo Lasushe, and words of gratitude was proposed by Wekupe Losou. A folk tune was presented by Kerimi Lühzokro.