Lower PWD colony declared best VAC
Dimapur, April 17 (EMN): The 9 Kohima town assembly constituency (Lower PWD colony) team was declared as the best village adoption committee (VAC), while the 10th Northern Angami-I and 15th Southern Angami-II were jointly declared as runners-up.
This was declared by ADC Kohima, Bhavani Seo N, during the exit programme of village adoption committee-cum-DPDB meeting held on April 15 at DPDB hall, Kohima. A DIPR report stated that a total of six VAC teams comprising 9 Kohima town assembly constituency (Lower PWD Colony), 14 Southern Angami-I (Kigwema village), 8 Western Angami (Sechü Zubza), 15 Southern Angami-II (Kidima village), 10 Northern Angami-I (Chedema model village), and 11 Northern Angami -II (Zhadima village) made a powerpoint presentation on their activities for the past two years 2019 to 2020.
Chairing the meeting, DC Kohima Gregory Thejawelie acknowledged the VAC teams for putting themselves into practice in the spirit of convergence in the past two years. He lauded the teams for carrying many activities for the benefit of adopted villages.
During the meeting, the chairman of the Nagaland State Biodiversity Board (NSSB) made a powerpoint presentation on the departmental activities and highlighted the status of implementation of Biological Diversity Act 2002 and Rules 2004 in Nagaland towards biodiversity conservation. He stated that the three main goals of the Act were conservation of bio-diversity, sustainable use of bio-diversity fair, and equitable sharing of the benefit arising from the use of genetic resources.
PHED Urban, in its presentation, mentioned that under Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM), a total of 479 households have been covered by supplying 5 lakh litre of water per day at Kohima Science College area. It added that water supply would reach Phesama, Chede model village, Jotsoma Village, Chedema village and Kohima village by 2021.
Responding to the presentation, the DC urged the department to complete their work plan in time without any compromise and to ensure safe and clean drinking water to the citizens.
Also participating in the discussion, advisor of Urban Development and Municipal Affairs, Dr. Nicky Kire, encouraged the village adoption committees to continue rendering full support and contribute to benefit the villagers. He also congratulated VAC teams for their relentless efforts and sacrifices towards the uplift of villages in the district.
Advisor of Youth Resources and Sports and DPDB chairman, Zale Neikha, also felicitated best performing VAC teams.
Meanwhile, the members also set up a new team of VAC for 2021-22 as well as aspirational block committee members for 2021-26.
Treasury department (North), Kohima, has been entrusted to make a presentation on the departmental activities in the next DPDB meeting.