Kire seeks citizens’ co-operation for timely completion of projects
Kohima, March 29 (EMN): Advisor for Urban Development and Municipal Affairs, Dr. Neikiesalie Kire on Monday sought cooperation for timely completion and development of ward development projects, while urging the citizens to set aside their individual gains to ensure community development in Kohima town.
He was speaking during a culmination programme of the 9th Kohima Assembly Constituency (AC) ward adoption under District Planning and Development Board (DPDB) 2019-2020 at Lower PWD Colony Ward-II, Kohima on Monday.
He maintained that village adoption first came up in Kohima, which was initially started for the weakest villages and after few years, it had also started to adopt wards in towns and has since then been developing the adopted wards and villages.
He asserted to ensure that developmental works were completed on time with quality.
He added that the exit road construction in Raj Bhavan area near PWD traffic point would be open for use from April.
The advisor appreciated the efforts and contribution of the colony youth for the relentless works for road construction and others in enabling the works in the colony.
Kire assured to pursue the unfinished work in areas that were possible while lamenting about the obstacles and non-cooperation earlier, which obstructed the development works and timely completion.
Further, he encouraged the people to take up coffee plantation stating that it was here to stay with the global market in demand for Nagaland coffee.
A report was presented by convenor of Development Committee, LPWD Satsü Angami. He informed that the colony had proposed to the government for taking up various projects and development and highlighted the various projects completed under the adoption programme.
The projects were waiting shed, toilet, youth recreational hall at Panchayat hall, construction of footsteps, black-topping of roads, installation of transformer 250 KVA, installation of seven solar lights, installation of convex mirror reflection, new installation and replacement of 28 pieces of electric poles.
While in human resource development, training on paper bag making for women, hospitality and management training and vermi-composting.
He highlighted that an amount of INR 4.15 lakh was received from the ward adoption committee besides individual and church contributions for the development of the colony in various phases.
Further, the convenor urged and requested the advisor to complete the unfinished works.
Earlier, the welcome address was delivered by advisor of LPWD Panchayat, Meyi Sanglir while a short speech was delivered by Kohima SDO (C) Sadar, Convenor, Ward Adoption Committee, Daniel Angami.
A special song was presented by Kevingunuo and a special musical piece by Kekhriesilie Rhetso.
Earlier, the advisor also inaugurated a waiting shed that is situated opposite to Lotha Baptist Church.