Plan afoot to introduce Nagaland Land Laws Act
Dimapur, March 7 (EMN): Government is in the process of introducing Nagaland Land Law Act slated to be inclined towards easier land acquisition system for development that are of public interest and also pave way to accelerate other development projects.
This was disclosed by advisor of Sericulture, Excise and Minority Affairs, Zhaleo Rio while speaking at the inauguration of a new ADC office building at Medziphema on March 6. Rio remarked that “our land ownership system has always created stumbling blocks” even as public continuously yearn for infrastructure like schools, roads, water supply, health care facilities etc., an update from NDPP 5 Ghaspani-II AC media secretary Thejangukho Yalietsu stated.
Rio stated that the foundation stone for the new office building was laid by the chief minister Neiphiu Rio in 2008 but that the construction was delayed due to unforeseen reasons, which only began during 2014-15. He acknowledged the PDA government for its relentless support, the contractor and everyone concerned for timely completion of the multi-storey building which would house three other attached departments.
While briefing the public on the importance of the ADC office and staff, he urged the employees to give their utmost for public welfare as Medziphema sub-division consisted of 23 villages and towns. He also requested the government to intervene and provide further relief such as adequate staff, dobashi, office equipments, etc. He also assured to look into the requirements of office through appropriate procedures.
He further advised the public to continue supporting the government and its numerous policies which are always for the welfare of the common people and to coordinate with one another for a prosperous future.
The dedicatory prayer for the new ADC office building at Medziphema sub-division was said by Rev. Zhabu Terhüja, pastor of BC’A’MT, Medziphema town.
The technical report was presented by Sungti Amer, executive engineer of CAWD, Kohima. Speech on behalf of the public was delivered by Dosau Kuotsu, former MTC chairman, while Kuki Christian Church choir presented a song. Short speech was also delivered by M Patton, Commissioner, while Tokai V Sumi, SDO (C), Medziphema, delivered the vote of thanks.