Dimapur, February 9: The monthly Tuensang District Planning and Development Board meeting was held under the chairmanship of Advisor, Information & Public Relations, SCERT and Village Guards and Chairman, DPDB Tuensang, Toshi Wungtung in the DC’s conference hall, Tuensang on February 7. Minister for Forest, Environment & Climate Change, Parliamentary Affairs, CM Chang, MLA Kejong Chang, MLA Toyang Changkong Chang and MLA Muthingnyuba also attended the meeting.
Reviewing the previous meeting minutes ADC, M. Chaitanya Prasad, IAS asked all the head of offices to remain in station as election season is approaching, and if necessary to intimate the District administration and leave the charge to second in line as services are required from all the departments.
The board recommended the proposal for new helipad instead of the Army helipad and also for a new Convention Hall which should be centrally located with smart modern amenities which was proposed and presented by the Minister. The Board also approved the proposal presented by the Advisor on waste management dumping site.
After the DPDB meeting, the Minister and his team visited the District Hospital Tuensang where they deliberated on shortage of doctors in the 100 bedded hospitals and no doctors in some PHC & CHC. Discussions were also held for steps to be taken for improving district hospitals and sub-centres. (Page News Service)