Dimapur, May 4: As part of the pre monsoon preparedness, a wide mass social work was conducted throughout the state on Saturday for awareness and preparedness against disasters during the forthcoming monsoon.
Kohima: Kohima district administration along with District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA), government departments, wards/colonies and business establishments carried out mass social work in Kohima town area successfully.
All the 19 wards under Kohima Municipal area, and sub divisions also conducted the social work led by respective Ward/colony Chairmen and district administrative officers in their respective areas.
During the social work, various departments and district offices designated at different locations carried out their respective assigned works along the main road stretch from NST Garage junction, Lerie till NPSC Office, New Secretariat Complex, Kohima. In each designated locations, there were about three to five departments assigned for the work where the team leader supervised the work and the sector magistrates of the District led by Deputy Commissioner Kohima, Anoop Khinchi, IAS monitored and inspected the work undertaken in various areas.
Government departments and Kohima Municipal Council (KMC) assisted with their machineries and personnel. Nagaland Contractor and Supplier Union also assisted the mass social work in disposing the garbage with their dumpers, JCBs and manpower from Tinpatti till Secretariat area.
Mon: Mass social work was conducted in Mon town. All the line departments participated in the mass social work by cleaning their own respective offices, surroundings and nullah/drainage.
The administrative officers posted at Mon HQ took the charge of one or two Wards in order to supervise the social work.
During the social work, all the clogged drainage/nullah and culverts were cleared. Undesirable clogged water, excess rubbish dumped on the waterways/nullah were also removed and drained out.
Kiphire: During the mass social work at Kiphire, the community of Kiphire town especially the people in business establishments came out and actively took part in the social work keeping in mind the environmental concerns.
Mass social work was conducted to create awareness, educate the people to reduce the disruption impacts of natural disasters on communities. The participants also cleared clogged drain to prevent damage during heavy rainfall.
Mokokchung: Mass social work was carried out at Mokokchung District under the supervision and initiative of DC Mokokchung, Rajesh Soundararajan. On the occasion the DC appealed to all not to block drains but to keep them clear so that water can flow freely and dispose the waste materials in proper places. He also appealed not to dump or stock building and storage materials on roads and drains. The DC in a note of thanked all those who have participated and contributed towards the success of the social work programme.
The social work was carried out with active participation from Ward councils, Mokokchung Municipal Council (MMC), Government departments, NGOs including Clean Mokokchung Campaign, a team under Mokokchung Town Baptist Arogo (MTBA) collected plastic waste materials (Recyclable materials) which will be sent for recycling plant.
The DC also visited the landslide area along Mokokchung- Mariani road under Mekuli village jurisdiction which has hindered vehicular movement. He had a consultation with the officials from the concerned Department to maintain the road at the earliest so that vehicular movement along the route will not be disrupted.
Peren: Peren District successfully carried out Mass Social work at New District HQ Peren, at all Townships and rural areas under Peren District. All Heads of Departments have successfully complied with the decision of the Government to ensure the public from dangers of Disaster in the District.
Zunheboto: Zunheboto district carried out mass social work. It was carried out in both urban and rural sectors and staff from all the departments as well as public participated in the mass social work led by ADC Zunheboto, Ajit Kumar Ranjan.
Phek: Denizens from all walks of life participated in the mass social work and cleared up debris and garbage and also cleared up the surroundings of the Town. DC Phek, Sachin Jaiswal, IAS thanked the people of Phek town for the actively participating in the successfully conduct of mass social work.
Dimapur: Joining the rest of the districts in Nagaland, Dimapur also participated in the state wide pre- monsoon preparedness social work led by DC Dimapur, Kevekha Kevin Zehol and Head of Offices cleaning their respective office premises, clearing clogged drains, nullahs and clearing debris to prevent blockages. Chairmen, GBs, residents of wards and colonies also actively participated in the mass social work, cleaning every nook and corner as preparedness against any vulnerable disaster during the forthcoming monsoon. People were seen clearing undesirable water loggings, rubbish dumps in the natural waterways for ensuring free flow of water to avoid flooding and damage of infrastructures. Dimapur Municipal utilized all available machineries and removed all the collected waste/ debris.
Tuensang: Tuensang district also organized a wide mass social work. The Heads of Offices were deployed to supervise the social work ward-wise. The activities included clearing of clogged drainage, culvert, natural water ways and mass cleanliness drive of the town. District administration also directed to clear all the broken-down vehicles kept by the road side.
District Administration called on all the denizens of Tuensang to take responsibility and make Tuensang safer and greener.
Giving all out efforts, citizens had participated in mass social work in their respective area responsibly as a step against disasters during the forth-coming monsoon.
Wokha: Wokha also conducted social work in the all the colonies and government offices. The social work was specially focused on clearance of all clogged drains, culverts, natural waterways to ensure free flow of water in order to avoid flash floods and damage of infrastructure.
Machineries were used to clear clogged drains and vehicles were also detailed in all the colonies and wards for picking up of garbage and waste. Officers were also deputed in all the colonies for monitoring the social work. DC Wokha, Dr. Manazir Jeelani Samoon visited colonies to supervise the works.
Pughoboto: Pughoboto citizenry took part in the cleanliness drive in all the colonies and offices under the supervision of the District Administration.
The residents of the colony cleaned the clogged drains, footpath, thick weeds, bottles, Polythene bags etc. Jawans from DEF and 8 NAP Pughoboto and Adhoc Town Council members also took part in disposal of garbage and waste.
Changtongya: Statewide mass social work was also held at Changtongya Town under the supervision of Moakumzuk Tzudir, SDO (C) Changtongya. Apart from government officials, people from all walks of life participated in the mass social work by cleaning their respective wards which was monitored by the ward Chairmen and Gaon Boras.
Shamator: The citizens of Shamator town took charge of their own wards, institutions, business establishment area and offices and conducted mass social work which was supervised by District Administration. Social work has been conducted every first Saturday of the month in Shamator Sub-division since October 2018.
Longkhim: Mass social work was held at Longkhim town led by District Administration. All the staff from different departments and public from all wards participated in clearing drainage, surroundings and filling potholes in and around Longkhim Town.
Tening: Tening under Peren district took part in the state-wide mass social work on Saturday. The officers and staff of the government offices undertook cleanliness drive in their respective offices. The public also took part in their own respective colonies/wards.
Tseminyu: Mass social work was conducted all over Tseminyu Sub-Division both in urban towns and rural villages. Govt. employees and public of various wards and colonies participated in the social work, supervised by ADC and his sub-ordinate officers and GBs.
Bhandari: Mass social work was conducted at Bandhari town. The work was carried out by filling the potholes, and clearance of unnecessary bushes and clogged drainage. All the departments and colonies took part in the mass social work.
Thonoknyu: Thonoknyu held a mass social work along with the rest of the state for strengthening awareness and preparedness against vulnerable disasters for the forthcoming monsoon. General public and Govt. staff, DBs and GBs participated in the mass social work.
Medziphema: Medziphema Sub-Division enthusiastically took part in the state wide mass social work. Medziphema Town Council, CIH (Central Institute of Horticulture) and well-wishers provided trucks, tractor, mini tata and JCB for cleaning and clearing the garbage and drainages.
Government employees and the public participated in the mass social work. During the social work, the district administration also buried the four buffaloes which had died due to outbreak of an epidemic disease.
(Page News Service)