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Mokokchung, Nagaland

Mokokchung PWD (R&B) highlights challenges

By EMN Updated: Mar 15, 2024 9:19 pm
Thsuvisie Phoji addressing the members during the monthly DPDB meeting in Mokokchung town on Friday.

DIMAPUR — Mokokchung division of the Public Work Department (Road and Bridges) has highlighted several challenges pertaining to stone quarries conducted on roadsides resulting in road damage and landslides.

The issue was highlighted during the Mokokchung district planning and development board (DPDB) monthly meeting held at the conference hall of the deputy commissioner’s office on Friday. The meeting was held under the chairmanship of the deputy commissioner of Mokokchung, Thsuvisie Phoji, stated a DIPR report.

Following the presentation by the PWD (R&B), the members held discussion on issues such as logging and stacking of firewood, unplanned construction of link roads and haphazard developments along the roadside causing illegal occupation of spaces.

In this regard, the deputy commissioner stressed the need for pictorial evidence with exact locations of those issues to facilitate prompt action and to resolve the problem. He announced that an order would be issued in the coming days to prohibit such activities.

The department of Urban Development also presented an overview on the ongoing and upcoming projects through a powerpoint presentation. It informed about the progress on the PM Street Vendor’s Atma Nirbhar Nidhi (PMSVANidhi) scheme, which provides affordable working capital loans to street vendors.

It was informed that a total of 112 street vendors have availed of the scheme till date.

The board also approved and forwarded the Chuchuyimlang HiEERA project to the relevant department for necessary action.

In conclusion, the deputy commissioner instructed all head of departments (HoD) and employees to remain at their designated places of posting during the upcoming election period. He cautioned that absences would not be tolerated without proper leave. He informed that leave must be addressed directly to the deputy commissioner.

By EMN Updated: Mar 15, 2024 9:19:54 pm
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