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LRD inaugurates new DPO office in Longleng

By EMN Updated: Aug 17, 2017 11:08 pm

Dimapur, August 17 (EMN): Parliamentary Secretary of Land Resource Department & Excise, BS Nganlang Phom formally inaugurated new office building of District Project Officer, Longleng, on August 16 in the presence of Y Kikheto Sema, Secretary LRD; Hoto Yeptho, Director LRD; Y Denngan Avennoho Phom, Deputy Commissioner, Longleng; A Pangjung Jamir, Joint Director; SP Longleng; HODs; NGOs lead by president PPC; public leaders and public of Oukshok.
In his inaugural speech, BS Nganlang expressed gratitude to his team of departmental officials lead by the Secretary and the Director for completing the new DPO office in Longleng successfully. He also thanked the contractor for the quality workmanship of the building which according to him was the best in the State.
Asserting that politicians come and go, Nganlang appealed the departmental officials to maintain the legacy of good workmanship behind for the younger generations to carry forward and move towards the right perspectives. He lamented that bad legacy was responsible for corruption which the Nagas of today are living with. He has suggested innovative ideas if the people want to progress adding the government too requires suggestions, directions and cooperation from the civil societies and stakeholders for effective implementation of policies and programmes.
Speaking on the occasion, Secretary of LRD Y Kikheto Sema, called upon the staff and the people of the district to maintain cleanliness of the office and set a living example to others to follow suit. He also lauded the Director for keeping the directorate of LRD neat and clean and for having one of the best directorate in the State constructed with least expenditure compare to other 22 directorates constructed during his tenure as Joint Secretary for 10 years in the finance department.
Lauding the landowner for donating the land free of cost without any compensation from the department, he said it was first of its kind where a Naga landowner has become a land donor for the department. He said such good gesture should be disseminated to other landowners who create hindrance for development all over the state.
Director LRD, Hoto Yeptho, presented a brief report on the new office building construction. He informed that the office was constructed under the Special Plan Assistant (SPA) and lauded BS Nganlang for availing the fund from Delhi through the than chief minister N Rio. He announced that although LRD is a new department yet with the completion of DPO’s office Longleng all the DPO office in the 11 districts was completed.
The Director also appealed to the people of Longleng to take ownership of the new office to enable the department’s officials to discharge their duties smoothly under the protection of the people for the development of the people.
The programme was chaired by I Acato Chishi, DPO Longleng, and the new office building was dedicated by H Chingko, pastor of Oukshok Baptist Church.

By EMN Updated: Aug 17, 2017 11:08:36 pm