Tuensang, Peren DPDB hold monthly meeting
Dimapur, Oct. 6 (EMN): The Tuensang District Planning and Development Board (DPDB) meeting was held at DC’s conference hall in Tuensang on October 6. Chairman DPDB and MLA, Toyang Changkhong Chang chaired the meeting, which was also attended by MLA Kejong Chang.
The chairman in his short briefing encouraged all the heads of offices should take up responsibilities and challenges of Covid-19, a DIPR update stated. He also expressed concern on employee absentees and advised to take a collective responsibility for the service of the district. He also asserted that the advices and suggestions of HODs would be very helpful in building the district.
MLA Kejong Chang said that board meeting is like an ‘assembly for the district which can pass the district concerns to the state assembly though which the district can be developed.’
The meeting reviewed the previously passed agendas amongst which the transfer for files concerning the Chingmei range villages from the Noklak district to the Tuensang district was agreed to forward for the government’s approval.
The agenda relating to deplorable condition of NH-202 and district roads were also discussed. The executive engineer of NH explained the failure in restoring the road due to weather condition in-spite of all the efforts. He also said that the NH 202 and bridges, one of the oldest roads in the state are in dilapidated condition which need a proper up-gradation as per the new technology. The chairman also advised both the executive engineers of R&B and NH to convey the contractors of the respective works to comply by the detailed project report and the specification of the contract details.
Agenda of recognition of Kuthur as Model villages was also discussed and decided to forward to the government for the approval.
The agenda on absenteeism of the Govt. employees in the district was also discussed in the meeting. Deputy Commissioner of Tuensang Kumar Ramnikant expressed concern on the matter and urged all the officers and employees to be in station.
Agenda on upgradation of Sangsangnyu sub-centre to PHC and creation of sub-centres at Maksha, Keshai, Haak, Longtoker, Kesowongto villages and Sotokur HQ were also discussed and decided to forward to the government for the approval. Creation/establishment of government primary school at Kesowongto village and Sotokur EAC HQ was also discussed and agreed to forward to the government for approval. Creation of police station at Sotokur EAC HQ, construction of boundary walls of Sangsangnyu police station and barrack for security personnel at Sangsangnyu EAC HQ was also discussed.
Construction of community water tank and water supply connection at Sotokur EAC HQ were also discussed and considered to forward for government’s approval.
Regarding absence of district officer’s quarter in the district, the meeting decided to write to respective departments for necessary action. On the matter concerning the reopening of the District Hospital for the public, chief medical officer Tuensang responded that a surge in the detection of Covid-19 positive cases in the recent times has delayed reopening as per the plans.
The Peren District Planning and Development Board meeting for the month of October was held on October 6 at DC’s Conference Hall, Peren under the chairmanship of ADC Peren, Moa Sangtam.
While reviewing the last meeting minutes, SDO (C), Kemciyile reminded the HODs who are yet to conduct social work-cum-cleanliness drive in their respective offices and departmental premises to conduct at the earliest and also submit the report before the end of October.
The agendas discussed in the meeting included; change of nomenclature of mini-secretariat which is to be set up at Tening town and after taking suggestions from the members present, the house agreed to change to sub-divisional office complex, it stated.
The board members also discussed on the proposal submitted by the Ntangki Forest Development Society and after a deliberation, the board agreed to approve and recommend it to the higher authority for further necessary action including opening of new institution at Mhaikam village.
During the meeting, International World Coffee Day was also observed wherein DPO Land Resources gave a short power point presentation.