Goodbye tension and welcome pension: CM
Dimapur, September 20
Chief Minister T.R. Zeliang graced the 17th Annual Conference of the Nagaland Government Employee Pensioners Association West Bengal, Calcutta at New Nagaland House, Salt Lake Kolkata on September 19.
Speaking at the valedictory programme, Chief Minister said that he was delighted to be in their midst and conveyed warm greetings on behalf of the State and the people of Nagaland. He also said, the valuable services rendered to the people of Nagaland by them would be cherished.
He also stated that the situation of Nagaland was much better than those days when they have faced much hardship while rendering their valuable service to the people.
He said that their hard work and knowledge given by them would not go in vain but the people would remember the legacy left behind. He urged the pensioners to keep in touch and be connected with the people of Nagaland even in the days to come.
“Goodbye tension and welcome pension” CM commented. Also referring to R.C Acharjee a retired ex-government officer, CM said that even after his retirement the State government for the past 10 years is still utilizing his service. He also said that he was happy to see old familiar faces and all in good health. He wished them well and good health in days to come. Concluding his speech, he added that the pensioners are always welcome in Nagaland and invited them to come for the hornbill festival.
The Nagaland Government Employees Pensioners Association West Bengal, Calcutta has around 210 pensioners’ members. They have an office at Nagaland House premises, which was provided to them by the government of Nagaland. Around 140 members along with their family members and well-wishers attended the 17th annual conference. Many pensioners who attended the function stated that they had their most memorable stay in Nagaland and that they cherished their time spent.
The programme was chaired by M.Basu, President NGEPA and vote of thanks was pronounced by N.L Chakraborty Rtd Dy Director Soil conservation. Welcome speech was delivered by Kamal Sinha secretary NGEPA. The Chief Minister was accompanied by Secretary Finance Y. Kikheto Sema.