The village council chairman Longkong village under Mokokchung district I. Rongsen Longkumer on Monday inaugurated a Sugarcane Crushing Unit here at Tembangzu, Dikhu valley, Longkong.
The unit is sponsored by the Land Resources Department, Mokokchung.
At a brief inaugural program, the Longkong Village Council chairman who was also the chief guest acknowledged the kind gesture shown by the concerned department with regard to the sponsorship of the unit.
Calling upon the villagers to be sincere, dedicated and hard working, the chairman said that it was now the villager’s turn to work to make the project a successful one. He expressed his optimism that the village will be successful in the project.
Earlier in the program, the keynote address was delivered by Khoto Kuotsu, District Project Officer Land Resources Department, Mokokchung. In his brief note, the DPO said that out of the three sugarcane crashing units sponsored by the department in Mokokchung, the unit in Longkong was the first one to be inaugurated.
Commenting on the quality of sugarcane produced from the village, he said that Longkong village produces good quality sugarcanes and by installing the Unit, the economy of the village would be enhanced. He also sought active cooperation from the villagers so that development in various other fields would also be possible in the future.