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Nagaland news in brief: ANCSU appeals for early disbursement of scholarship
ANCSU appeals for early disbursement of scholarship
Dimapur, Dec. 5 (EMN): The All Nagaland College Students’ Union (ANCSU) has appealed the departments concerned to ensure that the second installment of CSS-PMS ST 2021-2022, is disbursed to the students within the next 10 days (latest by December 15). ANCSU in a press release stated that it acknowledged the central government as well as the state government for positively responding to the union’s appeal by sanctioning INR 36,08,43,250, as arrears towards the second installment for the year 2021-2022 and first installment (50% of Central share) for the year 2022-2023. While understanding the requisite procedure to issue drawal authority, ANCSU called upon the departments concerned to “abstain from introducing excuses on delaying the disbursement of scholarship to the students.”
Wangkhao College Mon gets new academic building
Dimapur, Dec. 5 (EMN): Deputy Commisioner, Mon, Ajit Kumar Verma, inaugurated a new academic building at Wangkhao College Mon, constructed under the initiative of Konyak Students’ Union (KSU), in collaboration with district administration, Konyak Gazetted Officers’ Union and the Konyak civil societies. An update informed that district chaplain Mon Hq. Rev. Ashok Wallim offered the dedicatory prayer. Meanwhile, KSU acknowledged the authority concerned for responding its representation by deploying 11 asst. professors. The union at the same time reminded the government authority concerned that with the ever increasing number of students every year, the college needs more academic buildings.
Rescued bear handed over to NZP
Dimapur, Dec. 5 (EMN): The Animal Rescue Team of Nagaland Zoological Park (NZP), Rangapahar, took custody of a female Asian Black Bear from Mokokchung district on December 2. An update informed that the bear cub was found abandoned by its mother in the forest in Mangmetong village. The cub was rescued by one I Akum Imsong, who also nursed the cub before handing it over to NZP rescue team. Director of NZP, Dr. C Zupeni Tsanglai, lauded the efforts of Imsong to save cub. Tsanglai informed that the Asian Black Bear is a sub-species of Himalayan Black Bear and is a threatened (vulnerable) species and protected under the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.
NCD’s reminder on Dec. 7 meeting
Dimapur, Dec. 5 (EMN): The Naga Council Dimapur (NCD) has reminded all the presidents of Dimapur-based apex tribal hohos/unions/councils, CSOs, non-Naga communities/organisations, representatives of Dimapur Bar Association and all councilors and office bearers of NCD to attend the pre-fixed meeting on December 7 at Tourist Lodge, Dimapur, at 11 am. NCD in an update informed that the meeting will deliberate on prevailing taxations/collections in and around Dimapur.