DIMAPUR: An interface meeting of ICAR and Agri. and allied sectors, Govt. of Nagaland would be held on February 4, 10am at NRC Mithun, Jharnapani. The meet would involve in-depth discussion for drawing out strategies and bring out synergy between ICAR and Nagaland Government for overall development of agri. and allied sectors.
The inaugural session would be graced by T.R Zeliang, minister of planning, A.H. & Vety., as chief guest and Dr. Chumben Murry, minister for agriculture as guest of honour. Secretary, DARE & DG, ICAR, Dr. S. Ayyappan along with deputy director general and assistant director general of different divisions of ICAR headquarter, senior level scientists including director of ICAR institutes located in North East and Eastern region and high officials from department of agriculture, horticulture, AH. & Vety. and fisheries, Govt. of Nagaland would also participate in the meeting.
NCP Mahila on defection
DIMAPUR: NCP Mahila Nagaland unit has stated the defection of minister for agriculture Dr. Chumben Murry and parliamentary secretary Pangyu Phom on January 12 “unnecessary”. NCP Mahila president Atoni Wotsa stated since both the NPF and NCP were in the ruling DAN government, the defection by the two leaders should serve as a reminder to all right thinking citizens. NCP Mahila further appealed to all rank and files to remain firm in the party and work in unity for the welfare of the party and for the uplift of the status of women in the state under the banner of Nationalist Congress Party.