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Phushito to become a tourist village
Published on 2 Feb. 2010 12:19 AM IST
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: MLA and advisor, cooperation and sericulture, government of Nagaland, Azheto Zhimomi along with government officials of various departments in the district visited Phushito village under Aqahuto area of Dhansiripar sub-division on February 1 and inspected the topography to assess whether the village is feasible to be declared as tourist village. Zhimomi accompanied by Maongwati, DC Dimapur, K. K. Rengma, superintendent engineer PHE, T. Rio Executive Engineer, PWD (R & B), Eyongol Angami, DHO Dimapur, N. Wotsa, DAO, Dimapur, Akumla, SDO (C) Dhansiripar, Vikheho Zhimo, Chobaothung and Thong all DMC members, Vihoshe Awomi, Chairman, Purana Bazaar ad hoc town council, Shilu Sangtam, president NPF Dimapur division and other NPF party functionaries visited existing projects and natural resources’ sites in the village. After the inspection of the sites, an informal gathering was arranged at the village wherein the head of the village, Phushito Sumi apprised the visiting delegates that the village is taking up Bamboo, Horticulture and Piggery at large scale and that the village is being planned to be developed at tourist village. He said that picturesque state of the village has drawn number of people to the village besides local film makers come to shoot movie scene in the village. Azheto Zhimomi, in his speech, stated that his intention to visit the village was to personally see and evaluate the feasibility of the village. Satisfied with his inspection, MLA said that the village can be declared as tourist village and urged the government to take up the issue for the benefit of the people. Asking the officials present to help the village, Azheto pointed out that it is our moral responsibility to develop the society. Pointing out that the government has prepared tremendous avenues for the people he maintained that people should know to approach the government. If you do not show your effort, the government will not come forward to help you, he added. Also speaking on the occasion, DC Dimapur said that the village was an ideal place to have a tourist village and it would help tourism industry in the state and people as well. He assured to take up the matter and discuss in the next DPDB meeting and will forward to the government for approval. District horticulture officer and district agriculture officer also spoke on the occasion and appreciated the GB of the village development of agriculture and horticulture in the village. They also highlighted the crops suitable for the soil of the village.

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