Kiphire and Longleng planning boards deliberate on upgrade of offices in districts
Dimapur, May 8 (EMN): Kiphire District Planning Development Board (DPDB) conducted its monthly meeting on May 8 at deputy commisioiner’s conference hall.
Charing the meeting Minister of Soil and Water Conservation, Geology & Mining, V Kashiho Sangtam who is also and the chairman of DPDB, shared his vision for the development of Kiphire district. He urged the officers posted in Kiphire to come up with innovative ideas and suggestions which is feasible for the development.
The chairman said that DPDB been an important decision-making body for overseeing development in the district it was paramount for board members to participate.
According to DPRO report, some of the agendas discussed during the meeting were setting of police outpost and creation of posts at Seyochung, Khongsa, Kiusam and Sitimi, opening of district soil office in Seyochung town, and town council for Seyochung town.
Superintendent of police, Kiphire, Imnalensa highlighted the need to have police outpost in various important locations as per the proposal in order to help and support administration and maintain law and order.
Giving a brief report about implementation of ‘Gram Swaraj Abhiyan,’ additional deputy commissioner, Kumar Ramnikant informed that the programme was a convergence of various schemes where 41 Villages from Kiphire has been selected.
Department reports were presented by district evaluation office of R&B, Medical department, Social Welfare, Education and NST.
Longleng DPDB also conducted its monthly meeting on May 7 in the DC’s conference hall.
Deputy Commissioner who is also the vice chairman of DPDB, John Tsulise Sangtam informed about bye-election and enforcement of model code of conduct in the state. For the stated reason, he has directed officers to be aware and alert to ensure that model code of conduct is not violated in the district. He also directed the heads of the departments to furnish their correct incumbency list with full particulars along with their attached vehicles to the DEO office on or before May 10. Dc also urged the HoDs to ensure that their vehicles are kept in good conditions for election duty and to avoid the list of officers and officials who are going to retire within a period of six months in the incumbency list for election duty. On shortage of vehicles and manpower being reported during the last general elections, he informed the officers not to repeat the same mistakes for the forthcoming bye election.
In connection with proposal submitted by the Phom Peoples’ Council regarding the chopper service in the district, the representative of the NST department highlighted in detail about the schedules of chopper service from Dimapur to Longleng. The board decided to forward the matter to the concerned department to resume the chopper service in the district for the welfare of the public, update from DPRO stated.
The board also discussed for urgent up-gradation of Post Office Longleng and Tamlu and the grievances faced by the public especially beneficiaries and farmers under Longleng and Tamlu who are applying for opening of new accounts in the post office. The board forwarded the matter to the department concerned for urgent up-gradation of the two post offices for the welfare of the district.
The CDPO Longleng and Tamlu presented the department activities.