Kohima, September 30: The Department of Rural Development organized a befitting farewell programme for its outgoing Commissioner & Secretary, RD, Neposo Theluo, IAS, at RD Directorate Conference Hall, Kohima, on September 30.
Theluo is retiring on superannuation after having served the State for 37 years and 7 months having joined government service in the year 1986 as Inspector of Vigilance and Anti-corruption through NPSC.
Minister, RD& SIRD, Metsubo Jamir lauded the outgoing officer for his contribution and selfless dedication towards the upliftment of the rural areas and also acknowledged his sincerity and patience in leading the department as AHoD. He maintained that the department of RD has been functioning very steadily under his guidance while lamenting that there will be a huge gap in the administration in his absence.
Speaking on behalf of the department, Director of RD, Azenuo Pienyü congratulated the outgoing officer for attaining superannuation in good health and wished him the best for his future endeavours. She also expressed her gratitude for being a mentor and a guide and for the many good deeds accomplished under his patronage and leadership. She further sought his help and support in the days to come.
In his outgoing speech, retiring Commissioner & Secretary, RD, Neposo Theluo, IAS thanked all the speakers for the kind words and good wishes accorded to him and for organising the programme in such a grand manner. He also expressed his appreciation the State Government for giving him the opportunity to serve in a very important department as Rural Development department despite his shortcomings.
Theluo also acknowledged the constant support and coordination extended to him throughout his tenure by his sub-ordinates both past and present.
He further reminded all the officers of the importance of their position and to value their job to bring about positive changes and development to the rural areas.
Earlier, speeches were also delivered by Imtimenla, Mission Director, NSRLM, Visato, Director, SIRD, T. Achila Quinker, PD, DRDA Tuensang on behalf of Project Directors, Celin Thol, BDO, RD Block, Kohima on behalf of BDO’s and KuptoAchumi, President, NRDSA, Nagaland Social Audit Unit and Nagaland VDB Association.
(Page News Service)