Dimapur, December 20: Nagaland State was conferred the national award for ‘Best Performing State’ (Group I-North East & Hill States) in implementation of RSETI for the year 2018-19 while also securing the third position under the category ‘Overall Performance in respect of training programmes’ in implementation of training programmes in North East & hilly states for 2018-19.
The national awards, under the Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India, were given away at a glittering ceremony at C. Subramanium Auditorium, NASC Complex, New Delhi on December 19.
State Commissioner & Secretary, RD, Neposo Thelüo and Secretary, RD & Mission Director, NSRLM, Athel O. Lotha received the award for Best Performing State under RSETI while Dr Veluo Shijo, Additional Director SIRD received the award on behalf of SIRD, Nagaland.
The awards were given away by Narendra Singh Tomar, Union Minister, Rural Development, Panchayati Raj and Agriculture & Farmers Welfare.
The National Award 2019 was attended by a host of officials from the Ministry as well as officials under the Nagaland State RD Department.
(Page News Service)