Nagaland Police felicitate seven female staff
Dimapur, March 9 (EMN): Nagaland Director General of Police (DGP), T John Longkumer, felicitated seven female staff, both executive as well as non-executive from PHQ, IGP (INT) and NPTO establishments, with certificate of commendation and cash reward for their exemplary work and the service rendered to the department.
The seven female staff were felicitated during a programme held at Police Headquarters (PHQ), Kohima, on March 8 on the occasion of International Women’s Day on the theme “Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a Covid -19 world.”
The award recipients are UBI Shevotsono Kikhi, in-charge of Security Branch;
Hav. Uma Tamang, attached to RO Branch PHQ; K Alila Jamir, UDA Accountant IGP (INT) establishment; Neilakienuo, assistant office superintendent (Training Branch) PHQ; Aojungla Ozukum, constable operator (NPTO); Jongshienla, LDA, Branch-II PHQ; and Imnasenla, LDA-cum-computer assistant attached to ADGP (Adm.).
Speaking on the occasion, Longkumer underlined the need for change in mindset starting from the family, which is the basic unit of any society, along with legal reforms in order to bring about change in the society and to ensure gender equality.
He acknowledged the contribution of women in shaping his life. He has stressed on the need for equal share for women in the acquired properties and informed that the government is contemplating to bring in legislation in this regard.
On the theme of this year’s International Women’s Day #ChooseToChallenge, he stated that the theme also aptly apply for men to accept the challenges chosen by women. He asked the men to choose to accept challenges and voice out against gender bias and inequality for creating an inclusive world. He further acknowledged the contributions of women police to the society at large.
The Mahila band from 15 IR Mahila Battalion also performed on the occasion.
The keynote address on this year’s theme was delivered by Roopa M,
DIG (CID/HR&SJ), while short speeches were also delivered by Imcharenla, DIG (NAP) and the first female NPS officer; Kahuli Serna, first female chief engineer (PEP); Shevotsono Kikhi, Inspector (INT); and Sashitula, OS (Supply).