Panso-A village, under Noklak area was renamed as Pathso Nokeng while Panso-B village was renamed as Pathso on March 16. Soil and water conservation and land resources development minister P. Longon was the chief guest at the renaming function at Pathso village while fisheries, relief and rehabilitation and printing and stationery parliamentary secretary S. Heno was the chief guest at Pathso Nokeng village.
According to an official bulletin, on the occasion, both the chief guests expressed good wishes for both the villages and urged the villagers to live in good spirit with the new village names. They also urged the villagers to extend their support to the government to bring more development and progress in the villages. Longon also visited Dan ITC on March 16 where he inaugurated the newly established Straightway Mission School and was dedicated by Reverend Lanu Longchar, president, IEF, Nagaland.