Bi-monthly meeting of all administrative heads of departments and heads of departments was held on November 10 at secretariat conference hall Kohima.
In the meeting, the secretary Lalthara highlighted the programme chalked out for ‘Clean Kohima Drive’, stated an official bulletin.
The house decided to organize social work on November 19 in the capital town and resolved to involve all the departments and panchayats of all colonies/wards in the social work.
Deputy commissioner Kohima and Kohima Municipal Council were given the responsibility to supervise the social work.
DC, Kohima, Bei-u Angami briefed the house on the requirement of JCB and trucks and requested the departments to detail their vehicles during the ‘Cleanliness Drive’.
Additional chief secretary & development commissioner, Alemtemshi Jamir stressed on the need of cooperation and participation of all shopkeepers on the social work day.
The house appealed to all shopkeepers in Kohima town to depute one laborer each to join in the social work to help the department work force.
The meeting also reviewed the progress of implementation of annual plan 2010-11.
The chief secretary urged HoDs to speed up their paper work for early deposal of pension cases and strengthen their pension cell in the directorates.
Agricultural production commissioner (APC), H. K. Khulu also apprised the House about the ensuing Agri-Expo 2010 and the management made for the success of the Expo.
AHoDs and HoDs deliberate on display of Mithun, systematic choreography of cultural dances at Hornbill festival
Further, addressing the a meeting Additional chief secretary & development commissioner Nagaland, Alemtemshi Jamir (IAS) deliberated on the forthcoming Hornbill Festival on Wednesday at Secretariat Conference Hall, Kohima.
He appraised the forest department to finalize the site at Kisama for displaying of Mithun latest by November 15, stated an official bulletin.
AHoDs and HoDs were asked to display Mithun ceremoniously and decoratively in a clean environment and entrusted the Art & Culture department to assist the forest department in working out on how Mithuns were tied traditionally and to ensure that it was displayed symbolically.
Alemtemshi also pointed out on the need for systematic choreography of the cultural dances.
“Every item should be properly explained so that people learns about the deep meaning of our culture and traditions”, he said.
Endorsing the views of commissioner & secretary industries and youth resources & sports K. T. Sukhalu, for encouraging young Naga entrepreneurs as event manager, Alemtemshi said that matter would be brought to the notice of the chief minister so that by next year events like the Hornbill Festival can be handed over to a professional event manager.
Expressing concern with regard to temporary lighting at tribal huts at Kisama, Jamir made it clear that no hooking of power should take place this year, adding it may send out a wrong message to the villagers and that it also poses as a threat as most of the structures are put up with bamboos.
Besides suggesting for underground cabling where plug points could be provided to every Morung, he also apprised the power department for provision of 250kv capacity transformer, with regard to the Hornbill Rock contest to be held at Indira Gandhi Stadium.
Alemtemshi also impressed upon SP Kohima for proper security protection at the night bazaar to be held from December 1to 7 as a part of Hornbill Festival 2010.
He also informed IPR department to co-ordinate with DDK Kohima in telecasting the event and to the invite national press for wide media coverage.
Alemtemshi also expressed his desire for proper budgeting to be started by all the departments.