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Kaito holds appraisal meeting with PWD (R&B) Dept.

Nagaland News

Dimapur, April 11: An appraisal meeting of the PWD (R&B) Department was held at the Minister’s office chambers, Nagaland Civil Secretariat today. The meeting was called by G. Kaito Aye, Minister, upon taking charge as the Minister in-charge for the Roads & Bridges Department.
The meeting was attended by Commissioner & Secretary, Works & Housing, Joint Secretary (W&H), Engineer-in-Chief NPWD, Chief Engineer PWD (R&B), Addl. CE PWD(R&B), Superintending Engineer (Design) and Executive Engineers of various programme under PWD(R&B).
The Commissioner Secretary W&H highlighted the policy issues, policy changes by the GoI for various schemes/programmes, and personnel management, while Engineer-in-Chief NPWD and Chief Engineer PWD(R&B) stated that the department will do all possible and give their best to take the department at par with all the departments.
Additional CE in his remarks acknowledged that Nagaland has the best team of engineers in the department and prayed that with technological improvement and upgradation of technical facilities and inputs the department can reach greater heights. The programme officers gave paper presentations on the status of all the road projects being undertaken across the state and highlighted the challenges faced and the efforts being made in the road sector.
The minister conveyed appreciation to the department for making progress in the road sector and encouraged them to be even more active and diligent and focus on quality achievement and successful completion of works. He stated that project priority should be for proper connectivity to habitation areas as good roads will only lead to better economy and social well-being of the communities.
(Page News Service)