Documentary videos on Noklak district released in Kohima
Kohima, April 13 (EMN): With an aim to document and promote the vast resources lying unexplored, videos on the newest district of Nagaland –Noklak– was on Tuesday evening released and screened at the conference hall of the Indian Red Cross Complex, Kohima.
The videos were launched by various dignitaries. The documentary on ‘The Cave Film’ was launched by advisor of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources, Evaluation, Economics and Statistics, L Khumo; while similar documentary on ‘Choklangan village profile video’ was launched by the member of Nagaland Public Service Commission (NPSC) S Chonta; ‘Wui village profile’ by the joint secretary of Agriculture and director of IFAd, Tainiu, and the ‘Langnok village profile video’ by senior PS to the advisor of Prisons, Printing and Stationary, Pheniang.
Delivering a short speech, the deputy commissioner of Noklak district, Reny Wilfred, remarked that an inherent potential of Noklak district in terms of natural resources, tourism prospects among others have not been realised and explored. He acknowledged the teams of filmmakers, village councils and the citizens for their cooperation and efforts in bringing out the documentaries. He hoped that the films would promote the diverse resources and culture of the people from the district and also attract people from across the country.
Earlier in his introductory note, Heme shared that the films were conceptualised realising the vast tourism perspective and exuded confidence that it would create alternative ways for sustainable livelihood for the people.
The filmmaker was Chentei Khiamniungam.
Later, a panel discussion was also held on “Tourism, conservation of bio-diversity and cultural heritage of Noklak,” which was led by P Shingnya.
Participating in the discussion, Khumo urged the people to conserve nature and the environment. He also advised the people of the district to display hospitality to visitors.
Meanwhile, Tainiu has pitched for community participation in order to develop the district. She also urged the people to maintain peace in the district among the people and even with plants and animal kingdom.
Reny Wilfred also stressed on the need for development of infrastructure, providing market links to the people for selling handicrafts and other products. He also highlighted the vast prospects of the tourism industry including eco-tourism, agriculture tourism and cultural tourism in the district.