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Tuesday, January 23, 2018

RD bids farewell to outgoing director Metsubo Jamir

Saturday, 13 January 2018 12:11
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Kohima, January 12: It was a bitter-sweet day for the Department of Rural Department as the officers and staffs hosted a befitting farewell programme for its outgoing Director, Metsubo Jamir here at RD Conference Hall today.

Metsubo Jamir, who is leaving the department on voluntary retirement having served the department for 29 years, first started his government career as an SSO (Soil) in 1983. He was later deputed to RD as Assistant Director in 1988 and absorbed by the department in 1989. He served in the capacity of Director for 15 years after taking over the post in August 2002.

Speaking on the occasion, minister for RD & REPA, C L John congratulated the outgoing officer for his dedicated service to the rural people of Nagaland in his government career spanning over 29 years. Terming Jamir as a capable, efficient and a humble officer, he also lauded the outgoing director for maintaining good rapport with all his superiors and staffs and all former RD ministers during his stint as RD Director.

He also urged upon everyone present to forgive and forget past mistakes and misunderstandings so as to receive God's blessing on this auspicious occasion.

Secretary, RD, Kelei Zeliang, IAS also extended his sincere gratitude for his immense contribution towards the betterment of the department as well as the rural people with his vast experience. 

Maintaining that retirement is a normal process for any government servant, he however expressed his happiness that he is retiring in good health and prayed that he will be in a better position following his voluntary retirement. Zeliang also sought for his help and guidance and appealed for his cooperation to the department even in the days to come.

Others who spoke on the occasion include Alemtemshi Jamir, Retd Chief Secretary, Nagaland, Imlimeren Jamir, Addl. Director (HOD), RD, K. Neibou Sekhose, Joint Director, Thungjamo Odyuo, PD on behalf of DRDAs, Er. A. Atu Imsong, BDO on behalf of BDOs, Neizeü, Registrar on Ministerial staff and Vishito Sema, Peon.

The farewell programme was chaired by Joint Director, Imnukshila Jamir while welcome address was delivered by Joint Director, Asangla T. Aier. The programme commenced with a prayer by Joint Director, Neizovonuo Visa and concluded with a vote of thanks by G. Thong, Dy. Director.

The outgoing director was accompanied by his wife, children and a host of family members and friends. 

(Page News Service)

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