The monthly district planning & development board meeting for Mon was held at Tobu on November 17 at ADC office complex with MLA & Chairman MARCOFED and DPDB Chairman Mon C.L. John. The first session programme was conducted combined with public leaders, NGOs and departmental head offices chaired by S. Nyanbemo Tsanglao ADC Tobu. Various problems faced by Tobu Sub-Division were put forward in the house regarding GHS Tobu to be upgraded to Higher Secondary School and also HSLC Centre be given to Tobu Hq.
Short speeches were delivered by DC Mon Dinesh Kumar IAS, elected representatives, Planning Secretary DPDB Mon Zothose, Presidents Konyak Union Tobu Unit, Tobu Area Students Union and Tobu Town Students Union. The house requested the developmental head offices to work with sincerity and honesty for the welfare of the people.
Second session DPDB meeting was chaired by DC Mon Dinesh Kumar IAS. After reviewing the last meeting minutes the members discussed at length about the successful conduct of the forthcoming Road Show at Mon. The meeting was attended by all the departmental head of offices and DPDB members from Mon district.
Meanwhile, 7th general session of Mon District VDB Association was graced by deputy commissioner, Mon Dinesh Kumar, IAS as the chief guest on November 24 at Council hall, Mon town. The DC specifically stressed on proper utilization of NREGA, BRGF and IAY schemes and that every BPL families in the village were benefited by the schemes.
In his exhortation speech Honji Konyak, Project Director, DRDA Mon, urged the VDB Secretaries to make affirmation of various village funds with the general mass before submission to the Government for approval to avoid any change in the schemes. Welcome address was proposed by W. Wangshok, President, Mon District VDB Association, and invocation was pronounced by Pastor KBCM. Wangpai of S/Mokok village and Lemkai of Longkai village were selected as the new President and Secretary of Mon District VDB Association.