Unemployment problem a priority, says Neiphrezo
DIMAPUR, NOVEMBER 16
The Kohima District Planning & Development Board day-out programme was held on November 15 at Chiethu (proposed airport) Chiechama. Addressing the gathering, MLA Dr. Neiphrezo Keditsu thanked the Kohima DPDB for allowing Chiechama village to host the annual day out programme and hoped that it would allow the DPDB members to assess the area for future development projects as well.
He said that although the society face a multitude of problems, the most important concerns that should be taken up on priority basis include the problem of unemployment and that of the state to become a producing community. He said that organic agriculture should be promoted so that our society becomes a producing state instead of it being a consumer state.
Dr. Keditsu said that he would give full cooperation to all the departments and take up new challenges in the ar2014.expressed full confidence that all concern would work together for the welfare of the people of the state.
Chairman Chiechama Village in his short speech said that the Kohima DPDB members would take up the opportunity of visiting their village to uplift the rural areas and the people in many spheres and that good things would come out of the village. Representative from the Northern Angami Public Organisation also spoke in the meeting.
While deliberating on the agenda for the day, SDO (C) Sechu Zubza and Convenor of the Implementing Policy on Non-Detention, Mohammad Ali, IAS appraised the members at length on suggestions as to how the new policy of Non-Detention in schools would be best suited to the state.
The committee was entrusted to carry out an in-depth study on the adverse effect on the students’ community by the new policy. The committee was also entrusted to bring out its views and suggestions for submission to higher authorities for consideration.
The programme was chaired by Deputy Commissioner, Kohima, W. Honje Konyak. Vote of thanks was delivered by ADC Chiephobozou, Linda Solo.