Dimapur, July 20: Officials of Soil & Water Conservation Department, Kohima conducted inspection of the ongoing construction of Soil Testing Laboratory (STL) at Directorate premises Kohima under NEC funded project.
Deputy Director Z Amenba Ao in-charge of NEC scheme explained that the project works was badly affected due to the collapse of Sechu-Zubza Bridge and occurrence of landslides in the 4-lane road construction during the monsoon season of 2019 and followed by the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown. The project was supposed to be completed during March 2020.
At the time of inspection, the construction works were going smoothly and expected to be completed by the end of current year.
Joint Secretary encouraged all the officials involved to sincerely monitor and supervise the on-going works till its completion. He added that the STL once completed will be the asset of the Department and particularly Nagaland as a whole. The STL will cater as data banks to the farmers and all the land user departments inside and outside the State. (Page News Service)