ENPSTA Mon plea to DSE
DIMAPUR: Eastern Nagaland Pre-Service Teachers’ Association (ENPSTA), Mon unit has appealed to the department of school education to give first privilege to the PSTE trainees and avoid legal complicacies. The unit organized an emergency meeting and approached all the heads of department and NGOs of Mon district on account of primary teachers’ appointment. ENPSTA Mon in a letter to director of school education stated that the PSTE trainees were qualified, trained and dedicated to become teachers and therefore extended support to ENPSTA, Tuensang, Hq in its demand to provide first privilege to the PSTE trainees.
Tehok mini hydro electric society appeals
DIMAPUR: The welfare society of Tehok mini hydro electric has informed that the company contractors have reached the spot and construction of work has started since January 12. The society expressed gratitude to the department for constant supervision and appealed the power minister to clear any pending files and requested the minister to visit the project. The welfare society of Tehok mini hydro electric in a release by its convenor W. Chen-Nyeim Konyak further requested the power minister to release the Rs.100 lakhs to contractors from the MNRE subsidy. It also urged the minister to initiate in releasing the Rs.5 crore from NABARD.
NPF 39 Sanis appreciates
DIMAPUR: Naga People’s Front 39 Sanis A/C has appreciated NLA deputy speaker, Ralanthung Yanthan for holding co-ordination meeting with the A/C party workers along with central/divisional party leaders on February 5 at NPF Office Sanis. During the meeting the deputy speaker expressed confidence in the leadership of state chief minister, Neiphiu Rio, highlighted the achievements of DAN government and shared the opinion of party workers. A press release issued by A/C press secretary acknowledged Yanthan for his cooperation towards strengthening the party by providing funds, addressing problems faced by party workers and initiating various developmental works for the area.
CSU handing and taking over
DIMAPUR: The handing and taking over of Chakhesang Students’ Union (CSU) office bearers for the tenure 2010-12 was held on February 10 at LCS Building, Kohima as per the election held during the 63rd general conference at Zhavame village. Meanwhile, the outgoing president wished the new panel of executives to keep up with the same spirit of hard work and march on with the spirit of fortitude for unity and oneness. The team also expressed its indebtedness to all the affiliated units and subordinate bodies, legislatures, senior leaders, well wishers.
DTDU flays PLTWFI
DIMAPUR: Apropos to the news item which appeared under the caption “PLTWFI provides ambulance for NH” on February 10, Dimapur Truck Diver’s Union (DTDU) has alleged that Petroleum and Land Transport Workers Federation of India (PLTWFI) did not prove its existence anywhere in India except in Dimapur and Imphal road of Kohima district. The DTDU in a press statement by its chief advisor Viniho Shikhu said the PLTWFI’s collection or subscription fee from drivers was “illegal” and bypassed the norms and orders of the government of Nagaland. It also said the PLTWFI headquarters at Beltola, Guwahati did not exist anymore and urged the government to enquire about PLTWFI and abolish the union immediately. DTDU also appealed the government to halt the PLTWFI from collecting membership fees from the DTDU members failing which the union would be compelled to take its own course of action.