Dimapur, February 3: The Department of Land Resources organized a farewell programme in honor of the outgoing Director, Hoto Yeptho on January 31 at Directorate of Land Resources.
Hoto Yeptho, while delivering his farewell speech, said that the day of retirement is an auspicious day where all government servants look forward to. He expressed that during his service, success and failure was there but he has always given his best and therefore today he is happily retiring with no regrets.
He also shared his experiences of work during his service and lauded his officers and staff for their commendable duties that they have performed and urged them to continue to give their best, because he is handing over the Department into the safe hand of T.Renben Lotha, the incoming Director, who himself is committed, straight forward and willing to work for the betterment of the department and for the people.
Commissioner & Secretary, Land Resources, Kikheto Sema, IAS mentioned that parting is always a mixed emotions and when it is someone that is so close and dear to the department who have served 35 years of his life for the welfare and well-being of the Department and State.
He mentioned that in the record of the Government he has served sincerely, discharged his duties diligently, and had delivered the maximum good work to the needy people of the State. He added that, Hoto has helped, motivated and molded lots of people and today they are responsible leaders in our society.
T. Renben Lotha, incoming Director lauded the outgoing Director for his tremendous contributions to the society and streamlining the department, he added that the man of the honor is a ‘Perfect gentlemen, caring and generous’, while most notably, ‘a God fearing person’.
He said that, under the extraordinary leadership of the outgoing officer, the department, while ‘grounded on a long-term humanitarian vision, focused on green Infrastructure’ that would lead to environmental ethics and restoration of regional integrity and focused on a destination to ensure clean air, water and productive land.
The programme was chaired by Joint Director, A. Panjung Jamir. (Page News Service)