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Vihokhu village gets new market shed

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By EMN Updated: Sep 18, 2021 12:13 am
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Kethosituo Sekhose along with other officials during the inauguration of weekly market in Vihokhu village on Friday.

Dimapur, Sep. 17 (EMN): A weekly market shed, constructed under National Panchayat Award 2020 at Vihokhu village, was inaugurated by Kethosituo Sekhose, DRDA project director, during a brief function on September 17.

Vihokhu village was awarded with two national awards under DDUPSP and NDRGGSP for excellence in overall development of the village during 2020.

It may be mentioned that Deen Dayal Upadhyay Panchayat Sashaktikaran Puraskar (DDUPSP) is given to best performing panchayats. Nine thematic categories for GPs included sanitation, civic services (drinking water, street light, infrastructure), natural resource management, marginalised section (women SC/ST, disabled, senior citizen), social sector performance, disaster management, community based organisations/ individuals taking voluntary actions to support GPs, innovation in revenue generation and e-governance.

It also mentioned that Nanaji Deshmukh Rashtriya Gaurav Gram Sabha Puraskar (NDRGGSP) was given to gram panchayats/ village councils for their outstanding contribution to the socio-economic development by involving gram sabhas.

Speaking on the occasion, the project director stated that getting a national award was a great achievement, which is accorded in recognition of being the best performing village in the country. He further urged the community to improve their works by setting a standard for other villages not only in Nagaland but whole of the country to follow the benchmark.

He has attributed the success to the combined efforts of all the citizens and good leadership of the village functionaries.

Speaking at the programme, Kethosituo urged the villagers to avail the opportunities provided by the government.

Also speaking on the occasion, Phoishe Sema, BDO of Kuhuboto RD block, enlightened the gathering of how Vihokhu village was chosen from among lakh of villages across the country as best performing village. He lauded the village authority for its involvement in all round development of the village.

Proposing vote of thanks, the head GB of the village, Phukato Zhimomi, stated that the achievement of the village was made possible because of constant guidance and support of officials and staff of concerned department.

The inaugural function was chaired by Vitol Awomi, VDB secretary, while Charlie Chophy, pastor of VGBA, and Kughato Awomi, pastor of NCRC, said the prayers during the programme.

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By EMN Updated: Sep 18, 2021 12:13:50 am
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