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Nagaland: Survey reveals huge disparity in availability of basic amenities

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By Our Correspondent Updated: Aug 27, 2020 9:04 pm
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Our Correspondent
Kohima, Aug. 27 (EMN): The recent survey conducted by the department of Economics and Statistic in 11 districts of Nagaland showed that there is huge disparity in availability of major basic amenities at village and block levels, as of January 31, 2020.

The basic amenities covered in the survey include electricity, road connectivity, mobile and landline services, educational institutes, medical facilities and health centres, public toilet, banks and ATMs, police station and police beat post, street light, common service centres and self help group, playground, water supply, among others.

Out of six blocks in Dimapur district, Chümoukedima block, on average, has access to maximum basic amenities while Aghunaqa block has the least of the same.

Thahekhu village under Chümoukedima block avails maximum amenities in the district, followed by Dhansiripar under Dhansiripar block with 21 out of 40 amenities. Melongmen village under Dhansiripar block has the least of basic amenities with only three out of 40.

In Kiphire district, among the five blocks, Longmatra has maximum accessibility to basic amenities while Khongsa has minimum accessibility. Chomi village and Pungro village under Pungro block, along with Seyochung village under Sitimi block avail the most facilities with 18 basic amenities out of 40 in the district, according to the survey.

On the other hand, Amikioro village under Khongsa block and Ditanvong village under Pungro block have the least number of basic amenities with only four out of 40.

The data for Kohima district showed that Kohima block has maximum basic amenities, while Tseminyu has the minimum.

Among the 94 villages in the district, Kohima village under Kohima block leads in terms of availing maximum basic amenities with 32 out of 40, followed by Jakhama village under Jakhama block with 29.

In contrast, Lotsuphen village under Tseminyu block has access to least number of basic amenities with six out of 40.

An intra-district comparison, with respect to availability of basic amenities in different blocks under Longleng district, showed that Sakshi has maximum access while Tamlu has the minimum.

Out of 40 villages in Longleng district, Yachem and Yongshei under Longleng block have maximum number of amenities with 21, which is followed by Pongo under Sakshi block with 19 amenities. Meanwhile, Sanglu village under Longleng block has the least number of basic amenities with five out of 40.

As for Mokokchung district, Ongpangkong block leads in terms of availability of basic amenities while Tsurangkong and Tuli blocks were found to have minimum access to basic amenities in the district.

Out of 85 villages, Ungma village under Ongpangkong block avails maximum basic amenities with 28 essential amenities, followed by Changki village under Mangkolemba block and Chuchuyimlang under Chuchuyimlang block which have 24 out of 40 basic amenities.

On the contrary, Lizo Model village under Longchem block and Vikuto village under Tsurangkong block avails least number of basic amenities, with only seven out of 40. 

Mon block in Mon district has the maximum accessibility to basic amenities while Tizit block has least accessibility to basic amenities, as per the survey.

Wakching village under Wakching block has the highest number of basic amenities with 25 out of 40. It’s followed by Tizit village under Tizit block with access to 21 amenities in Mon district.

On the other hand, Chingkao Nyaho village under Chen block have least number of basic amenities in the district with only four out of 40 amenities.

Out of four blocks in Peren district, Jalukie has maximum accessibility to basic amenities while Athibung block has the least. As per the survey, some villages have ‘little or no access to certain basic amenities’.

The village that has maximum basic amenities in Peren district is Gaili under Jalukie block with 23 basic amenities, followed by Tenning village under Tening block with 21 out of 40.

On the other hand, Songsang village under Athibung block and Jalukie Rongkaidai under Jalukie block have access to least basic amenities with seven out of 40.

In Phek district, out of eight blocks, Chizami has maximum accessibility to basic amenities, while Meluri has minimum accessibility to such facilities.

Chizami village under Chizami block has access to 26 basic amenities, which is the highest in the district, followed by Meluri village under Meluri block with 25 out of 40.

The village with least basic amenities is Shurhoba village under Phek block with nine out of 40.

For Tuensang district, a comparison among the nine blocks showed that Longkhim has maximum access to basic amenities and Noklak block has least amenities. Some villages have no or minimum access to certain amenities in the district. 

Kuthur village under Chessore block has the highest number of amenities with 23 out of 40, followed by Angangba village under Longkhim block and Tuensang village under Sangsangyu block with 22 out of 40.

Conversely, Langa village under Chessore block has the least number of basic amenities with only three out of 40.

Out of the seven blocks in Wokha district, Sanis and Wokha blocks avail maximum number of basic amenities, while Changpang block has least amenities. The survey also showed that some villages have little or no access to certain basic amenities.

Amongst the 133 villages, Chukitong village under Chukitong block and Ralan old village under Ralan block have maximum basic amenities with 21 out of 40, followed by Merapani village under Bhandari block and Sungro village under Sanis block with 19 basic amenities each.

On the other hand, Ronren village under Wokha block has least basic amenities with only two out of 40.

In terms of access to basic amenities within Zunheboto district, on average, Ghathashi block was found to have maximum access while Satakha block has the minimum. Less than 10% of the villages have access to certain basic amenities in the district, according to the survey. 

Lumami village under Akuluto block has maximum amenities in the district with 23 out of 40, followed by Lazami village and Pughoboto village both under Ghathashi block with 21 out of 40.

On the other hand, Yesheluto village under Akuhaito block, T/Nasami village under Satakha block, Khuvuxu village under Satoi block and Kumishi ‘A’ village under Suruhoto block have least basic amenities with 10 out of 40.

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By Our Correspondent Updated: Aug 27, 2020 9:04:18 pm