Dimapur, April 25: Vihokhu village under Kuhuboto Rural Development Block was conferred with two national panchayat awards –Dayal Upadhyay Panchayat Sashaktikaran Puraskar and Nanaji Deshmukh Rashtriya Gaurav Gram Sabha Puraskar — on the occasion of National Panchayati Raj Day 2021 which was observed all across the nation with Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing the gram panchayats through video conferencing.
RD Block Kuhuboto initiated a programme to mark the occasion in the conference hall of National Informatics Centre, Dimapur and through which the department along with the Additional Deputy Commissioner of Dimapur, Atokhe Aye, participated in the nationwide celebration.
On behalf of the department and the government, Aye handed over the citations to Vihokhu village representatives. The citation comes along with cash award which was directly transferred to the awardee panchayat account by the Prime Minister.
(Page News Service)