Tour of Nagaland: Officials oversee projects under NEC
Dimapur, Sep. 14 (EMN): As part of the state-wide tour to inspect and monitor the ongoing projects under North East Council (NEC) in Nagaland, a team led by Agriculture Production Commissioner of Nagaland Y Kikheto Sumi arrived at Zunheboto town on September 14.
An update from DIPR informed that the team comprising Hotovi Ayemi, Chief Engineer of Water Resources; Hozheto, SE, PWD (R&B); Neingutole Zhasa, Assistant Development Commissioner; and Benri Mozhui, Executive Officer, NSAMB representative from IPR, Nagaland, began the tour by meeting the DC and various officials from the Agri and allied departments at the DC’s Conference Hall, Zunheboto town.
Addressing the meeting, Kikheto stated that agriculture has a huge potential in Nagaland as it is blessed with very fertile, though there may not be scope for industry. He went on to note that the Northeast in general has the youngest soil in the world, where almost everything grows.
“He called upon all not to do different things but to do things differently and stressed on co-ordination between various departments and districts as well, to help change people’s mindsets with an objective to help grow awareness about jhum cultivation and its adverse effects,” the update said. “To create some impact, it is important that everyone comes together with an aim for each district to become self sufficient,” he continued.