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Govt. committed to fortify women’s role, says Kronu

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By Thejoto Nienu Updated: Apr 19, 2022 9:57 pm
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Neiba Kronu addressing the general meeting of Khezha/ Kuzha Tephe Women Welfare Society in Pfutsero town on Tuesday.

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Kohima, April 19 (EMN): Minister of Planning Coordination, Land Revenue and Parliamentary Affairs, Neiba Kronu, on Tuesday informed that the state government is committed to fortify women’s role in the society.

Kronu stated this during the general meeting of Khezha/ Kuzha Tephe Women Welfare Society held at Table Tennis Stadium in Pfutsero town under Phek district. He stated that the government is facilitating a permanent solution to the Indo-Naga political issue at the earliest under the leadership of Nagaland Chief Minister, Neiphiu Rio.

The minister also urged the women community to move forward for the progress of the development.

Expounding the role of women for “Trees for wealth,” Kronu urged the women community to conserve the wild vegetables and fruits and intensify efforts towards biodiversity conservation in Pfutsero area. While pointing out the dependency of humans for survival on natural resources, he urged the gathering to plant more trees.

The minister also spoke on the merit of stable and durable governance to bring about developmental activities to the area. He also projected his dreams and determination to develop Pfutsero area as the ‘land of plentiful’ and reminded the people that it is becoming a reality with the many blessings of God and the support of the people.

Stating that good road connectivity is a prerequisite to ease the living conditions and development, he added that the same is turning into a reality. He also highlighted that other infrastructural development and major agri- link road under PMJSY for farmers from Pfutseromi-Leshemi village would start soon.

Dwelling on the scope of eco-tourism in Pfutsero area, he stressed on the need to create a conducive atmosphere by setting up home stay, standard lodges in the villages and towns to the tourists and visitors.

The minister also urged the womenfolk to take firm decisions in choosing the right leaders.

Later, the minister donated 10,000 coffee plants, 2500 persimmon trees and 1500 monkey bean trees to the villagers.

Also speaking on the occasion, the women secretary of Chakhesang Baptist Churches Council Women, Neingupe-ü Rhakho, encouraged the gathering to practice clean elections. She urged the women community to vote for the right candidate adding that women should be the forerunners for the clean election.

The programme was led by Kote-ü Mero, while the welcome address was delivered by Kerekha-ü Khutso and folk songs were presented by Leshemi village welfare society and Zapami women welfare sub-society, Pfutsero.

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By Thejoto Nienu Updated: Apr 19, 2022 9:57:49 pm