Review meeting of NEC projects held

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Dimapur, June 8: Secretary, DoNER, Naveen Verma and Secretary NEC, Ram Muivah IAS on Friday held a review meeting with various departments at the Secretariat conference hall, Kohima.
The meeting chaired by Chief Secretary Temjen Toy IAS reviewed NEC funded projects including the ongoing and those projects which have been delayed for two years since the scheduled date of completion.
Secretary DoNER Naveen Verma suggested that a branded honey from Nagaland should be out in the market through the Nagaland Honey Mission so as to promote the indigenous produce which are in abundance in the State.
He requested the departments to submit the detailed reports to the concerned authority at the stipulated time frame given to them. He also directed and encouraged the department to use the funds efficiently and targeting to bring sustainable development through the projects in the State. He stated that ongoing liabilities projects which are not in the guideline will be discontinued.
AHoDs and HoDs of various departments discussed in detail the status of the on-going projects and shared their views, grievances and challenges faced by them to implement and complete the projects at the scheduled date. The review meeting also deliberated on the execution of schemes and status in the utilization of funds in various departments.
Vote of thanks was delivered by Secretary NEC Ram Muivah IAS. The visiting officials from Ministry of DoNER and NEC also inspected NEC funded project in the State.
BPO Centre: DoNER Secretary, Naveen Verma visited the BPO centre today at IT&C new Directorate Building, Thizama Road. He lauded the commissioner and secretary IT&C and the department for setting up a BPO centre as well as the upcoming Software Technology Park of India (STPI) at the new directorate building. He asked the department of Information Technology and Communication to ensure that the upcoming IT infrastructure as well as the SPTI facility reach the common masses and emphasis be given to the upcoming entrepreneurs for “Startups” as Nagaland has the potential to become a productive state.
Verma also informed that the National Information Infrastructure (NII), commissioned in Peren district should be made usable by the common people reminding that Information Technology is the only sector that can bridge the gap in remote areas.
(Page News Service)