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Rio inaugurates Rüsoma school, Dzüü bridge

Chief minister Neiphiu Rio inaugurating the Dzüü bridge at Rüsoma village on Friday. (DIPR)
Correspondent/DIPR KOHIMA MAY 14 (NPN):
Published on 15 May. 2010 12:54 AM IST
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State chief minister Neiphiu Rio on Friday inaugurated Rüsoma upgraded High School and Bridge on Dzü-ü river while minister for roads and bridges G. Kaito Aye, inaugurated the Rüsoma -Kijumetouma road.
Speaking at a gathering Neiphiu Rio exhorted the people to maintain the school after its up-gradation to uplift its standard and urged the public to partner with the government in running schools on Public Private Partnership (PPP) mode. Rio said that government schools needed to move ahead with quality education so as to compete with the rest.
The chief minister also stated that the government was coming up with a road map to connect major roads for more development. He stated that a state level and district wise quality control board would be initiated to see that every construction was done with quality. The School which was established in 1929 has been upgraded to a Government High School, under SSA.
Dwelling on Year of Entrepreneurs, Rio said total of 1000 entrepreneurs would be selected to undertake several entrepreneurial ventures. He encouraged Self Help Groups of the area to advertise their handicrafts, handloom design motifs and patterns etc through entrepreneurship.
Rio also maintained that it was a policy of the NPF led DAN Government to preserve the identity of the Nagas. He asserted that Nagas should maintain their identity by preserving their culture and traditions.
Minister for School Education and SCERT, Nyiewang Konyak said under RMSA Scheme, the department had upgraded 25 Government Middle Schools to high schools. The minister assured the support of the state government in upgrading more schools in the state. Also speaking at the function, Additional chief engineer, PWD (R&B), Z. Mero informed that the road from Rüsoma to Kijümetouma (36 kms) sanctioned land was constructed with a total budget of Rs.2184.5 lakhs; while Dzüü Bridge was constructed with a total budget of Rs.549.85 lakhs. Both the constructions were constructed by Theyiekielie Tachü and co and funded with 90% by DoNER and 10% by the State Government.
The chief minister was accompanied by his wife, minister for School Education, Nyeiwang Konyak, Minister for Soil, Water and Land Resources, P. Longon, Minister for Power and Election, Y. Doshehe, Minister for Agriculture, Dr. Chumben Murry, Parliamentary Secretaries, Y. Patton and Chotisüh Sazo, MLAs Vikho-o Yhoshü, Kipili Sangtam and Nuklutoshi.

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