Dimapur, September 10: Wokha District Planning and Development Board meeting for the month of September was held on September 8 in the DC’s conference hall, Wokha.
Advisor of Horticulture & Border Affairs and chairman DPDB Wokha, Mhathung Yanthan urged all board members to attend the meeting regularly and to actively participate in the planning process to bring change in the district as today we are living in extra-ordinary times due to the pandemic crisis. Yanthan urged all the Heads of Offices to adopt innovative ideas to overcome these new challenges ahead.
On the activities of aspirational villages, Mhathung Yanthan urged all the concerned departments to give more emphasis on the projects and action plans submitted by each department should be implemented in letter and spirit. The board also decided to visit two aspiritional villages New Wokha and Ningying village in the next board meeting.
Chief Medical Officer, Wokha Dr W Tungoe while highlighting on COVID-19 scenario in the district said that it has recorded 24 positive cases, however, 23 has recovered and already discharged and one is to be discharged on September 9. So far the district has not witnessed death and has no community spread.
The CMO informed that the district hospital has started its regular activities for both outdoor and indoor patients.
MLA Dr. Chumben Murry said that because of economic reasons lockdown has been lifted slowly, however, all need to take precautionary measures while venturing out to reshape our economic activities.
Vice chairman DPDB Wokha & Deputy Commissioner, Wokha Orenthung Lotha thanked all the four elected members from the district who are also members of the district Task Force for leading from the front and giving their best efforts to overcome the pandemic crisis, members of the District Task Force, all the frontline workers, NGOs and public for rendering yeoman’s service during the crisis. He further appealed to all to follow the SOPs laid down by the government as a precautionary measure while undertaking economic activities.
Joint Secretary Border Affairs Jamithung Lothawhile highlighting border issues with neighboring states said that the matter is with the Supreme Court of India and is subjudice. He said that as we are facing very challenging times and all the three entities, the Government of India and the two effected states (Assam & Nagaland) have to use its wisdom for amicable solution to live in a peaceful coexistence.
(Page News Service)