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Redress people’s grievances, respond to queries, Nagaland Chief Minister tells various commissions

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By EMN Updated: Jun 06, 2023 11:36 pm
Inauguration of the Nagaland Commissions Complex at Kohima
Neiphiu Rio with officials during the inauguration of the Nagaland Commissions’ Complex in Kohima on Tuesday. (DIPR)

DIMAPUR: Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio on Tuesday said that the objective of setting up various commissions in the state is to gain the confidence of the people, promote transparency and accountability, as well as contain corruption.

Speaking during the inauguration of the Nagaland Commissions’ Complex in Kohima, the CM said that all the commissions in the state are equally important with each assigned to serve the people by listening to their grievances and redressing their queries and needs.

Maintaining that the citizens have multiple queries due to the presence of multiple issues, he called upon the concerned commissions to promptly respond with factual details, updated DIPR.

He also asked the commissions to sincerely perform their duties by attending to the apprehensions and doubts of the public.

While expressing satisfaction with the quality of the building, Rio said the state government will provide the necessary resources for the completion of the facility within a year.

The chief minister also called upon the gathering to maintain a clean and hygienic environment.

State Chief Information Commissioner, I Meyionen Jamir, said the complex was inaugurated despite pending completion due to the urgent need of office space for the Nagaland Information Commission (NIC).

He said that the complex was initially meant for the Nagaland Information Commission, but the government decided to house various commissions under one roof.

Situated below NBCC Convention Centre in Kohima, the Nagaland Commissions’ Complex will house the offices of various commissions including Disability, Child Rights Protection, Electricity Regulatory, Nagaland Information, Women, Human Rights, Backward Tribes, and Election.

Highlighting the functions of the NIC, Jamir said the commission has received 304 appeals and 11 complaints since its inception in March 2006. It received 47 cases and disposed of 43 cases during 2022-23.

He also informed that the NIC has disposed of all pending cases and currently dealing with only latest cases.

Presenting the technical report, Chief Engineer, NPWD (Housing), I. Tiameren updated that the construction work of the complex on an area of 1.61 acres with a total plan area of 4,996.09 sq meters started in December 2013. He added that the overall physical progress of the complex is 65%.

Chaired by State Information Commissioner, Nosazol Charles, the programme was attended by DGP Nagaland Rupin Sharma, Home Commissioner Abhijit Sinha, chairpersons of various commissions and senior government officials.

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By EMN Updated: Jun 06, 2023 11:36:20 pm
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