The monthly meeting of Dimapur DPDB was held on November 8 in the Deputy Commissioner’s Conference Hall, Dimapur. The meeting was chaired by vice-chairman and deputy commissioner, Dimapur, Maong Aier.
At the outset, the Chairman thanked the department of PWD (R & B) for repairing and renovating the roads within and outside the Dimapur city.
He also welcomed the new board members, Er.T. Imtiakum E.E (PHED) Urban Division, Er. P. Khetoi Sema E.E (PHE) rural division and Hoshito Sr.T.O (Treasury Officer).
Executive Engineer of Power, Er. Nitovi A. Wotsa gave a power point presentation on Departmental activities and power scenario in the district.
Dr. Nyan from Nagaland State AIDS control society with support from joint UNO programme on HIV and AIDS presented a power point on a well-being and holistic development of a child affected by HIV and AIDS.
The Board also constituted a verification/ implementation committee for LADP schemes 2010-11.
In regard to creation of police sub-station at Purana Bazar, the board discussed and forwarded to government for consideration.
A sub-committee headed by ADC Medziphema as convener was also formed to study jurisdictions for creation of EAC office at Purana Bazar. District education officer, Asono Ndang submitted a verification report on the proposal for opening of J.N Aier College at 4th Mile Diphupar and criteria for opening of new private schools and colleges within Dimapur district at the board meeting.
Tuensang: Tuensag District Planning & Development Board (DPDB) meeting for the month of November was held on November 4 under the chairmanship of deputy commissioner (DC) & vice chairman DPDB Tuensang, Y.L. Jami.
The meeting reviewed the previous DPDB meeting minutes and discussed agendas relating to construction of suspension bridge between Leankonger to Shiponger villages over Yayeke river; upgradation of Eklauya Model Residential School Tuensang from Class-VIII to Class-X recommended to state board of Education; upgradation of GPS station two Tuensang town.
Longleng: Longleng DPDB meeting was held November 8 under the chairmanship of additional deputy commissioner (ADC) Shayung Phom. The board approved the upgradation of St. Mary School from Class 5 to Class 8. Earlier, the chairman introduced new DPDB member sub-registrar cooperative society Longleng T. Meren Jamir. The Chairman also informed the next DPDB meeting cum picnic would be held on December 11 at Yumgmon River Dikhu.
Mokokchung: Monthly meeting of Mokokchung DPDB was held on November 8 with DC and vice chairman Mokokchung DPDB, Lithrongla G. Chishi as chairperson.
Drawing the attention of Mokokchung DPDB members, SP Mokokchung, Bendang Lemtur has informed all head of offices in the district to carry their government transactions with security to ensure safety of their remittance.
SP said cases of robbery had been reported in some parts of the state and it has now imperative to take preventive measures to avert such incidences. DC Mokokchung Lithrongla G. Chishi strongly supported the SP’s instruction and appealed to all heads of offices to take a serious note of the instruction saying it was for their own safety.
After reviewing decision taken in its previous meeting, DPDB constituted verification committee for implementation of Local Area Development Programme (LADP) for all 10 assembly constituencies in the district for 2010-2011 with apex verification body to be headed by ADC Mokokchung and two other senior officers.
Evaluation study being conducted by evaluation department in all the districts through district evaluation officers was also discussed where the DC requested DEO to enlighten the DPDB members on department’s findings on implementation of old age pension. While deciding to conduct evaluation study on agri & allied department in the district during next financial year, members also approved registration of Reverend Kijung Library Society Impur and to forward the same to the government
Phek DPDB: Phek, DBDB meeting was held on November 9 at DC’s conference hall under the chairmanship of advisor science & technology, art & culture, Deo Nukhu. Advisor science & technology, arts & culture, Deo Nukhu highlighted the board on the importance of paying bills and taxes on time. He added that the state of Nagaland had a big drawback on revenue collection unlike other states in the country. He said people have to collectively work together to improve revenue so that allocation of funds from the centre would be enhanced.
Earlier, a brief profile of electrical division, Phek, was presented to the board by E.E. (E), Phek, Er. Posetso Thingo. He stated that against the revenue target of Rupees 1,59,69,000.00 set by the department for the year 2010-11 from the district, so far till September 2010 only `1,06,54,614.00 has been collected. He added that total revenue outstanding arrears under various categories from the district, which includes accumulated arrears from the past amount to `2,71,55,751.00.
The outstanding arrears also include government departments amounting to `11,99,365.00. He therefore requested to the public and government departments to clear their arrears so that the government revenue would be enhanced and the department would be able to give better service to the people.
The meeting discussed and approved on following agendas- issue of zonal taxi permit from Thevopisu via Chozuba and a zonal taxi permit from Pfutsero to Dimapur. The board also agreed for upgradation of government middle school, Phongkhuri, to government high school and the matter would be forwarded to the state level authority for approval. The meeting was also attended by ADC Phek, Z. Nyusietho Nyuthe and other departmental officers.