Parliamentary Secretary for geology and mining, irrigation and flood control and border affairs, Y. Patton graced the commissioning and handing over function of Chiben minor irrigation project at Longra Village, Tuensang on May 6 last.
Addressing the function at Longra village at the project site, Y. Patton called upon water users Association comprising of farmers to make good use of the project for their benefit. The department of irrigation & flood control had been implementing similar and bigger projects throughout the state resulting in better yielding of paddy fields and various seasonal crops.
Stating that DAN government under the dynamic leadership of chief minister Neiphiu Rio was people and development oriented government that state ever witnessed. Y. Patton called upon the people of Longra village to continue to support DAN government even in the days to come.
He was accompanied by Secretary I & FC, Thawang, chief engineer and additional chief engineer, Er. Mezakhrol and Er Yanger respectively who also spoke in the function.