DIMAPUR, FEBRUARY 11: The Mokokchung District Planning Development Board (DPDB) meeting was held on February 10 through video conference under the chairmanship of the Speaker, NLA and Chairman DPDB, Mokokchung district, Shariangain Longkumer.
The members present included Minister for PWD (Housing & Mechanical), Tongpang Ozukum, Advisor for Industries & Commerce, NIDC, Imnatiba, MLA, Imkong L Imchen, ADC Mokokchung, SP Mokokchung, administrative officers and district heads and members of civil organizations.
The house decided to set up of a committee to work on translation of the Village Council Act, Nagaland to Ao dialect so as to ensure empowerment and greater understanding of the Act among the village administration.
The meeting also stressed on the importance of disseminating information regarding all the schemes and projects, both Central and State, being implemented in the district and all the implementing departments were requested to report the status at the next DPDB meeting.
The house discussed about the augmentation of water supply to Mokokchung town. Yanger, from PHED department, Mokokchung submitted a proposal which was approved and forwarded to higher authority. Other agenda discussed include intervention to develop dairying under Mokokchung district which was put-up by the Mokokchung District Dairy Farmers, setting up of a committee under the chairmanship of chairman/vice chairman DPDB with Dr. Simon, representative from the district Veterinary office, as member.
The house also reviewed the construction of P Shilu Ao Park and directed the Urban Development Officer to bring out a detailed report on the expenditure and fund requirement.
ADC Tuli, Imsongmeren reported on the dilapidated condition of Kendriya Vidyalaya, Tuli where he was asked to prepare and submit a detailed status of the school to the chairman, DPDB for further steps. The house approved the Cassava Cultivation Project at Ungma village to be sent to the department concerned for necessary steps. The change in nomenclature of Oriental School to Bridges Academy, Changtongya was also approved.
The house approved the registration of the two new societies, namely Mokokchung Sumi Community and Asem Tsuri Rogo Society, Lirmen village.
The DPDB reviewed the plight of traffic congestion in Mokokchung town and recommended for a proper road mapping by the Urban Development Office to ease the traffic congestion. The chairman DPDB recommended setting up of a committee under MMC Mokokchung to look into the possibilities of road widening and expansion and another committee under SP Mokokchung to work out modalities and plan for parking arrangement.
(Page News Service)