PWD Minister visits Mon

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Dimapur, May 5: As part of his ongoing tour to all the districts, PWD Minister, Tongpang Ozukum visited Mon on May 4 and inspected the road works there.
During his visit, officers of the PWD (R&B) Mon informed the Minister that pothole filling works have been completed in most of the roads and bituminous works remains to be done. Seeing the good progress of works, the Minister expressed satisfaction and lauded the officers.
Officials of Housing and Mechanical, Mon and other divisions shared their problems with the Minister who responded in affirmative.
The Minister also visited the PWD Store at Mon town where he was informed about land encroachment inside the premises of the Store. The Mechanical Department also informed the Minister about the need to have a Working Shed cum Garage for the Mechanical Department in the Store premises. In this regard, the Minister asked the SDO (Mechanical) Mon to submit a proposal.
The Minister later visited office of the EE (R&B) Mon Division where he held a meeting with the officers and District administration.
In the meeting, the Minister reminded the officers about the commitment of PDA Government to bring change and sought their support and cooperation to make the slogan a success.
“We want to see the efficiency of the engineers and for which we have allotted the works to the department. It is like an acid test for all engineers and so you must show what you are capable of,” he said.
In the meeting, the Minister requested DC Mon, K. Thavaseelan who was also present to extend its support to the Department in road repair works and also protection of government land.
The DC assured of full cooperation and also requested the Minister to seriously look into various pending road projects in the district under NLCPR and PMGSY.
SE (R&B) Mon Circle, Tiameren thanked the Minister for showing his concern for the people by visiting Mon.
During the road inspection, a host of other officers including EEs (R&B) of Mon, Aboi, Naginimora and SDOs R&B, Mechanical and Housing, Mon and Phomching division, EAC Mon, OSD to Chief Minister and NDPP ex-candidate, Awan Konyak also accompanied the Minister. (Page News Service)