Tseminyu, June 22: Nagaland Advisor for Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Services and Women Resource Development, R Khing the officers to be efficient, sincere and committed to serve the people while also being in their respective places of posting without neglecting the duty.
Speaking during the Rengma Officers’ Forum (ROF) 18th general body meeting held at Town Hall Tseminyu Saturday, Khing said as government officers they have special responsibility towards Rengma community in particular and the people of the state in general.
Calling upon the officers to do away with the colours of inefficiency and misbehavior, Khing asked them to be an eye opener for others. He also urged them to be dutiful and explore their potentials for the welfare and betterment of the state.
He further asked the officers to provide quality service to the community and live upto the expectation of the people and the government.
“Give your best service with quality, sincerity and efficiency for the benefit and uplift of the society,” he said while also challenging the Rengma officers to exercise their best minds and approaches to bring positive change in the society.
Extending greetings on the occasion, ADC of Tseminyu, Nokchasashi pointed that Naga society is marred with lots of different organizations which depends on contributions.
Many organisations also simply conduct one general meeting a year and does not involve in any other activities, he said while calling upon ROF to make the forum activity based for the welfare of the sub-division as Tseminyu is strategically located.
Delivering the presidential address, ROF president Pollem Tep said that having the status of an officer and enjoying its privileges one is also vested with responsibilities to contribute their resources, be it in decision making or policy executive.
“There is opportunity for each of us to climb up the hierarchical ladder of the government set-up, if one doesn’t fail to execute their call of duty or as long as one lives up to the worth that the duty or position in the government demands,” he said.
Tep also maintained that officers are expected to contribute without prejudice, so that the government will progress in its developmental activities and achieve its goal in time for the welfare of the people.
Maintaining that the government has declared Tseminyu as “Aspirational Sub-division” under Kohima district, he called upon the ROF members to take this as a stepping stone and bring positive changes from one’s own department to Tseminyu.
Further expressing concerns on the horizon of advancing ultra high technology and digitized world coupled with looming concerns in environment, climate change, cyber-security, communalism, tribalism, intolerance, corruption etc, Tep said ROF should reflect, roll up their sleeves and come together with one voice and invest their enthusiasm and involvement for the welfare and development of the society.
Rengma Hoho president Kenny Tep also exhorted the gathering while occasion was also marked by felicitation of three HSSLC toppers and 26 retired government servants who were members of the ROP.
Retired director of Geology and Mining, Wanthang Rengma also spoke on behalf of the retired members.
During the business session reports of ROF general secretary and finance secretary were presented by R Yhunsinlo Kent and Kethinon Mesen.
Paper presentation on migration history of the Western Rengma by Dr Nshoga Rengma and deliberations on the topic government college at Tseminyu, ROF building in Tseminyu and district demand were also held. (Page News Service)