Dimapur, June 18: Under the aegis of the KMC, the meeting of various service provider groups such as vegetable vendor, street vendor, barber, cobbler and newspaper vendor was conducted at the KMC office today under chairmanship of Kuovi Meyase, CEO Kohima Municipality.
A total of more than 200 members attended the program.
The Chairman stated that the KMC was under responsibility of planning the Smart City project for Kohima and as such he requested all the groups for cooperation so that the vision for Kohima Smart city becomes a success.
He further interacted with all the groups and gave a patient hearing and also gave assurance to look into their problems.
SBI Kohima officials V Metha and Imtitoshi explained the procedures for opening account, joining insurance and pension scheme and all benefits associated with the schemes. Urban Development representative stated that in the near future all service providers would have to be in possession of Identity Card to conduct their daily business and this would be implemented by Urban Development.
Raja Sainik Board representative Joseph Kez explained the advantages of opening Bank account and insurance schemes and encouraged all to come forward and take the support of Rajya Sainik Board in this regard.
It may be mentioned that this was also the priority area of Governor Nagaland PB Acharya as he had emphasized on the need of giving adequate importance towards the welfare and upliftment of the service provider groups who belonged to weaker section of society.
(Page News Service)