Will be a farmers’ friendly minister: Kaito

Will be a farmers’ friendly minister: Kaito

Kohima, March 27: Nagaland unit of Janata Dal (United) today felicitated G Kaito Aye for his success in February 27 elections and also for being inducted in the Council of Minister of the NDPP-led PDA government.
In his address, Minister Aye said having assigned with Agriculture and Cooperation departments he will do his best to be a farmers’ friendly minister. He assured to make efforts towards bringing in proper mechanism for sustainable development of agriculture, which will lead to economic enhancement of the state in general.
Efforts will also be made to avail utmost attention of the PDA government towards agri and allied sector and bring in the required packages to the farmers, he said.
Stressing on the need to identify the right crops for large scale production basing on suitability of the locations, he encouraged the people to pick up farming as economic activity. Nonetheless, the minister expressed concern over the practice of jhum cultivation which has been destroying forest and posing negative impact to climate.
Aye also maintained that as a minister he will work towards equitable development of the State in general as he is not a minister for JD(U) or Sathakha A/C only.
He also sought the cooperation of party workers and at the same time urged them to stand strong and come forward to serve the people of the state. He called upon the party workers to be committed to the party manifesto in shaping the state.
Meanwhile, on JD(U) joining NDPP in forming the government breaking the pre-poll understanding with NPF, Aye clarified that it was necessitated considering the NDA alliance in Centre and need for stable government for peace and development.
The Minister said that he will be heading for Patna shortly and call on Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who is also JD (U) national president to discuss about the welfare of the JD(U) Nagaland unit.
JD (U) Nagaland state unit president NSN Lotha said the party will give its best effort towards early solution to the Indo-Naga political issue and hoped that early solution would arrive under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He said JD (U) Nagaland will also be vigilant on the issue of corruption.
JD (U) candidates who lost the recent general elections – L. Temjen Jamir, 21 A/C, Ramongo Jami, 39 A/C, N. Aphao Konyak, 43 A/C, H. Mukam, 58 A/C and Yangseo Sangtam, 60 A/C also spoke at the function.
(Page News Service)