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Yanthan’s public outreach reaches Lakhuti

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By EMN Updated: Nov 16, 2018 1:11 am
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Mhathung Yanthan, centre in hat, and government officers and community leaders at a primary health center in Lakhuti village of Wokha district.

Dimapur, Nov. 15 (EMN): The third and final leg of a series of interactions with stakeholders of the public initiated by member of Nagaland Legislative Assembly, the advisor for Horticulture Mhathung Yanthan, has reached Lakhuti village in Wokha district. He, accompanied by government officers, reached Lakhuti on Nov. 10, updates on Thursday stated.
The meetings have been conducted in all the villages of 39th Sanis assembly constituency, a press release from the advisor’s establishment informed on Thursday.
The advisor was accompanied by Chief Engineer KG Sumi, and additional chief engineer of the Public Health Engineering department, Repang Longkumer; and director of Horticulture Dr. R Elithung Lotha, among other senior officers from various departments.
According to available information, public meetings were conducted on Nov. 10 and the 11th during which the officers educated the villagers about the various initiatives being undertaken by the government through schemes offered by the government departments and agencies.
Yanthan presided over a public meeting on the evening of Nov. 11 during which various issues facing the villagers were discussed, the updates stated. ‘Erring officials’ who were not performing their duties were asked to ‘perform their duties diligently lest action is initiated against them,’ the press release asserted.
Members of the village’s administration; and community woman organisations, and the students’ union were also asked to be more proactive and ‘mediate to bridge the gaps.’ The advisor encouraged the government officials, village administration and the villagers to express their grievances for redress by reaching out to him through proper channels ‘as many a times, word of mouth complaints or grievances don’t yield the desired results,’ according to the press release.
On Nov. 12, Mhathung Yanthan, accompanied by village officials, GB and others, visited primary health centres, government schools and ‘official quarters,’ the updates stated.
‘Some of the structures were in dilapidated condition which needed immediate restoration while some of the available infrastructures were underutilized owing to various reasons like land ownership, location etc. The advisor assured to take up the issues with the right platforms,’ the press release added.

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By EMN Updated: Nov 16, 2018 1:11:46 am