Dimapur, January 24: The Wokha District Tobacco Control Cell organised a felicitation programme of the newly declared tobacco free village, New Riphyim village on January 22 in the Deputy Commissioner’s conference hall, Wokha.
The certificate was handed over to the chairman New Riphyim village by DC Wokha, Orenthung Lotha in presence of DTCC & DLCC members and tobacco free schools members. The DC appreciated their efforts to achieve a tobacco free status and encouraged them to be an example for the remaining villages in the district.
New Riphyim Village was declared tobacco free on 1st November 2019 as the second tobacco free village, the first village being Yikhum village. (Page News Service)