Echungren CLF Aitepyong circle launched
Dimapur, Nov. 14 (EMN): Block Mission Management Unit (BMMU) under Nagaland State Rural Livelihood Mission (NSRLM) Changpang block in Wokha district launched ‘Echungren Cluster Level Federation’ (Echungren CLF), Aitepyong circle on October 31.
An update received on Friday informed that the launch programme was held at Echungren CLF office Akuk Old with Samuel Kithan, ADPM DMMU NSRLM Wokha, as special guest and chaired by Y Shumbeno Lotha, VF Mekokla.
Kithan said that Echungren CLF needs to have a better planning and objectives for survival. Acknowledging the challenges faced by Changpang block because of its topography, he encouraged the members to give more efforts in bringing the members together and work together for smooth functioning as well as development through the federation by following government norms.
Chobhalo Kinghen, Secretary of Echungren CLF, informed that there are 45 SHGs, four VLOs and 16 community cadres in Aitepyong circle, and an amount of INR 48, 42800 has been given till date, excluding community cadres honorarium. She added that the said amount includes “SHGs/VO/CLF-startup cost, SHGs-RF, VO/CLF-CIF, VO-VRF, AGEY (Mahindra Bolero) and piggery unit”.
Block programme manager, Myingthungo Ezung, BMMU NSRLM Changpang, highlighted the overview of NSRLM under Changpang block in his keynote address; briefed on the benefits they are getting and encouraged the SHG members to be more dedicated in working together for a sustainable living through livelihood activities.
The participants were told to target the remaining households in order to bring them under the fold of NSRLM SHGs, while thanking and requesting the village stakeholders to continue supporting the womenfolk.
‘Hd G.Bs of Aitepyong and Akuk Old village also thanked the department concern and the staff of NSRLM for continuously supporting the womwn in particular and the villages under Aitepyong circle in general,’ the update informed.