Nagaland: Water supply project at Old Akuk commissioned
Wokha, Feb. 4 (EMN): Minister for PHED Jacob Zhimomi commissioned the long-awaited water supply project at Old Akuk village under Wokha district on February 4. The project with 1,70,000 Ltrs capacity was taken up in 2016 at a cost of INR 285.22 lakh.
Speaking at the inaugural function, Zhimomi told the villagers to take care of the water supply project and consider it as their personal property. He added that the Central government’s political manifesto included water supply facilities and health facilities for all villages.
He told the gathering that the present state government and PHED department are striving to work for the welfare of the people. The department will continue to bring development, he added.
Zhimomi encouraged the educated youths to start working with humility and with dignity of labour, citing that the state government is spending huge funds on salaries. While urging the youths to be self-reliant, he said the government is willing to help them.
He also asked the gathering to support the government, saying that it is striving for the welfare of the people.
Mmhonlumo Kikon, Mhathung Yanthan and H Haiying, who are advisors to various government departments, also accompanied Zhimomi during the water supply project commissioning function.