Thursday, March 23, 2023

CM exhorts DCs, SPs on their responsibilities

Nagaland News

DIMAPUR, JULY 1: Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio today said being administrative officers in the district, Deputy Commissioners should be more effective in maintaining law and order situations, exercising Government policies, implementing development activities effectively and making them visible in the public’s eyes.
Addressing the 2-day Deputy Commissioners’ Conference at Commissioner’s Office, Kohima, Rio said DCs and SPs hold the prime posts in serving the country and States and are the face of the State Government.
The Chief Minister said the administration and police should work together, terming them as husband and wife with all the responsibilities vested upon them in making the district prosperous. He also pointed out that being administrative heads, everyone is expected to possess leadership qualities in taking decisions and timely action in any matter.
He asked the DCs to propagate the names given to the districts, in line with the name given to the State as “Land of Festivals”.
Rio also urged the DCs to be wiser in handling cases and delivering justice to its citizens when it comes to dealing with modern laws and instituted customary laws and requested them to bring up the printed relevant laws in local dialect to let citizens understand in a better way.
The Chief Minister, who also dwelt on acquiring Land Pattas, asked the DCs to get Pattas of Government lands at the earliest to avoid land disputes and suggested to create Public Parks and other utilities which will improve the living standards of the people with a sense of responsibility in the Districts.
As the monsoon sets in, the Chief Minister urged the DCs and line Departments to immediately coordinate with DDMA and get the Incident Response Team active and ready for any calamity.
Rio also informed the DCs to be very careful and sensitive in dealing with Census Operation to avoid mistakes and also create awareness regarding COVID-19.
In his concluding remark, the Chief Minister urged the DCs to build a good and cordial relationship with Tribal Hohos, CSOs, NGOs, Churches, and Politicians of the District to take the Districts forward.
The programme was chaired by Commissioner, Nagaland, Rovilatuo Mor
Activities of the day-long programme on the first day included a review of law and order matters/issues with participation of DGP, review of Aadhaar, Border Affairs, Land Records, Village Councils, and GBs, CAWD, State Election Commission and review on establishment matters including rationalization of DBs.
Minister for Agriculture Kaito Aye, Advisor Medo Yokha, and other senior State officials accompanied the Chief Minister.
(Page News Service)