Dimapur, April 9: The Longleng District Planning & Development Board meeting was held on April 6 under the chairmanship of Deputy Commissioner M Shayung Phom.
The DC briefed on the latest SOPs to contain and control the spread of COVID-19. He appealed to the members for strict implementation of social distancing, hand washing and compulsory use of face mask.
The House decided to enforce strict compliance of COVID-19 SOPs within the town by imposing fine on defaulters. In this regard, the DC urged the members to sensitize the people in their locality so that citizens can take self-responsibility to control the spread of the virus in the community.
The house also discussed participation of Longleng district in the Dr. T Ao Trophy. President of Longleng District Football Association, Patham highlighted the ongoing coaching for the players, and financial constraints of the association.
CMO Longleng, Dr. Obangjungla informed that Charity Screening Camp for Ear and Hearing will be conducted in the district after completion of registration drive throughout April. She appealed to the members to disseminate the information.
She highlighted various causes of hearing loss & deafness, the impact of unaddressed hearing loss, and early identification and management. She further informed that registration can be done at CHC Centre Yachem and Tamlu, PHC centres at Yongnyah, Shakshi, Pongo and other health centres in the district. The camp will be conducted only after the registration is done as medical equipment and facilities would be prepared accordingly, she added.
EE PHED, Longleng also spoke on the Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM) and said that the mission was launched to provide safe & adequate drinking water through functional household tape connection (FHTC) to every rural household by 2024.
Pughoboto Sub-division Planning Board meeting was conducted under the chairmanship of MLA and SDPDB Chairman Y Vikheho Swu on April 7.
The House decided to take up with the authority immediately for schools running without Head Master and Assistant Head Master under Pughoboto sub-division. The house deliberated on minority scholarship for class 1 to 10.
Referring to the deplorable condition road between Kashanyu to Pughoboto, SDO Akumyanger appraised the house that it will see the matter after the completion of some works in the area. The House also discussed about renovating offices.
SDEO, Grace Ashom informed that all together there are 32 schools, 303 teachers and 1213 students as per the latest data in the sub-division.
(Page News Service)