GNC educates Kma. DPDB about mission for a green Nagaland
Dimapur, July 16 (EMN): Global Concepts, Nagaland has enlightened the Kohima District Planning and Development Board members on its concept for sustainable development and its vision and mission for a green capital Kohima and a green state of Nagaland.
A DIPR report stated that the Kezhangulie Kire from Global Concepts presented the team’s idea during the monthly DPDB meeting which was held on July 16 2018 at the Kohima Deputy Commissioner’s office.
While saying that Global Concept, Nagaland (GCN) is a project on environmental friendly local initiatives, Kire presented the GCN’s concept on sustainable development and ways to beat the plastic pollutions and to promote economic empowerment through creation of employment avenues.
Kire also highlighted on the hazardous effects of plastic usage to the environment and the substitute of plastic usage with bio-degradable items to meet a plastic-free Nagaland as desired by People’s Democratic Alliance government within six months time.
He hoped that with the support and encouragement from the state government, a realistic and conclusive sustainable economy can revolutionize the state, which would create employment avenues for the youths of the state.
Giving a brief highlight about the Global Concepts, Nagaland, Kire said that it took its birth out of intense environmental and sustainable economic concern.
Since then, the team has set up coffee nursery and plantation under the department of Land Resources in the year 2016–2017, introduced avocado plantation procuring its seeds from Myanmar, and set up nurseries in Kohima this year.
“The team has also been experimenting on bamboo pet bottles to replace plastic mineral water pet bottles showing positive offering,” the DIPR report quoted Kire.
He said the team’s vision and mission was to take a step towards a ‘green capital Kohima and a green state of Nagaland,’ the report read.
Meanwhile, the DIPR report stated that the Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC), Lithrongla Tongpi Rutsa presided over the meeting.
The meeting reviewed the previous minutes where the adoption committees highlighted their activities being carried out in their respective adopted villages and wards.
The ADC appreciated on the activities being initiated and requested them to create awareness on the activities under the aegis of DPDB in the adopted villages.
On an agenda of registration of new societies, the ADC Kohima, Lithrongla Tongpi Rutsa read out six applicant societies which were verified by the concerned verifying officers and district screening committee.
The house decided to recommend it for onward submission to the government for further necessary action.
Pamphlet on ‘man loses money’ – an awareness and caution which one must have while making financial investment – was distributed among the members.
It was issued by the Reserve Bank of India and circulated by the Home department, the report stated.
The departmental presentation will be given by Agriculture department in the next Kohima District Planning and Development Board meeting, the DIPR informed.