Dimapur, January 15: A felicitation programme in appreciation of the service rendered in fire-fighting in Dzükou Valley, Kohima was held in the DPDB’s conference hall Kohima on January 15. Home Commissioner & CEO, NSDMA Nagaland, Abhijit Sinha IAS along with Advisor for Urban Development and Municipal Affairs, Dr Neikiesalie Nicky Kire and Advisor to CM Nagaland, Technical Education and Election, Medo Yhokha graced the occasion.
Home Commissioner, Abhijit Sinha IAS congratulated and thanked all the organizations and agencies for their services rendered towards the fire-fighting efforts in Dzükou Valley, Kohima. He appreciated the way the disaster was handled successfully by various agencies and further encouraged them to continue with the same efforts and to utilise the gain experiences in future.
Advisor Dr Nicky also expressed appreciation to all the organizations, departments who had taken part in containment of Dzükou fire and encouraged them to continue with the good work in days to come.
Advisor, Medo Yhokha also thanked all agencies for their efforts towards the containment of Dzükou fire and further assured that the community with its endeavour and commitment will continue to preserve the area in future.
Deputy Commissioner, Kohima, Mohammed Ali Shihab A, who chaired the felicitation programme, thanked all the concerned departments and agencies for their joint efforts and assistance towards the Dzükou fire operation.
Home Commissioner, Abhijit Sinha IAS along with Advisors Dr Nicky Kire and Medo Yhokha gave away the Certificate of Appreciation to various agencies for providing crucial logistic support in the fire-fighting efforts in Dzükou Valley Kohima. The awardees included Indian Air Force, DEF Kohima, Home Guards & Civil Defence, SDRF, NDRF, 4th NAP, Assam Rifles, Police Wireless, 1st Assam Rifles, 164 TA, Medical Department, DPRO, DDMA, Fire & Emergency Services, SAPO, SAYO, Forest Department and PWD R&B (South Division).
On the occasion, ADC Kohima, Lithrongla Tongpi Rutsa gave a detailed report on the Dzükou forest fire, which broke out on December 29 till the containment of the fire and de-induction of the Dzükou fire operation team.
The programme was organized by the Nagaland State Disaster Management Authority (NSDMA) and District Disaster Management Authority Kohima (DDMA). (Page News Service)