Sub -treasury office inaugurated at Aghunato

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Dimapur, April 11: The Sub -Treasury office at Aghunato town was inaugurated on April 10 with MLA & Advisor F&CS, Legal Metrology and NSDMA, Pukhayi Sumi as the chief guest.
Pukhayi said that locals have suffered for 26 long years because of shifting of Aghunato treasury to Zunheboto. He reminded Aghunato public to respect the office, the officer and staff.
Stating that many Government servants are not sincere in their duties he called upon all to be dedicated. He also spoke on the developmental activities to be pursued. He also stated that SDPO post and the post of SDO Electrical Department is in the pipeline for upgradation.
EAC Aghunato, Saratho Katiry who chaired the programme said that setting up of Sub-Treasury Office Aghunato would bring benefit to 500 plus pensioners and Government servants, and affect more than 17 Government offices at Aghunato Sub – Division. He acknowledged MLA & Advisor, Pukhayi for giving unceasing effort and also thanked the leaders and the public who contributed towards reinstatement of the office.
Samuel Sr. AA Treasury department Aghunato said that the Sub-Treasury Office, Aghunato earlier functioned as Non-Banking Treasury, where all the cash business was conducted by SBI Zunheboto. Later, the office was relocated to Zunheboto following the ‘unfortunate incident’ that happened in the year 1992 when the vehicle transporting cash was ambushed by a Naga underground group while on the way between Zunheboto – Aghunato killing at least three police personnel while several people were injured and cash was looted. In course of more than two decades time, Government servants and Aghunato public had suffered tremendous hardship.
Kashito Yepthomi, GB Ghuvishe Village requested installation of more ATM booths at Aghunato town for convenience of transaction. He also requested the GBs and elders of Aghunato to safe guard the assets well.
(Page News Service)