Cooperation sought from enumerates
DIMAPUR: Deputy commissioner Kohima, Beiu Angami taking note of certain government servants in Kohima district and Kohima town in particular refusing to enumerate themselves in their usual/ present place of residence at the ongoing Census 2011, has informed them to co-operate and enumerate themselves in their place of present posting and residence. Failing which, DC said they would be identified and necessary action initiated against them.
DC further reiterated the state government’s order issued on July 1, 2010 directing all government servants in Nagaland to enumerate in their present posting places for Census 2011 and NPR and not in their home/permanent residence.
Seminar on RTE conducted in Tsg
DIMAPUR: A seminar on Right to Education (RTE) organised by DIET Tuensang was held on February 15. The programme was attended by teachers, students, government officials and NGOs of Tuensang. In the programme, key resource persons were Principal DIET Tuensang Mego Iralu, lecturer SCERT, Kohima Daniel Thong, TRA, SCERT Kohima Thunchibemo Lotha.
According to an official bulletin, resource persons dwelt on RTE, right of children to free and compulsory education Act 2009 which provides free and compulsory education to children between 6-14 years and also responsibilities of school and teachers and duties of the government. Earlier, Lecturer DIET Tuensang Yetoli chaired the programme, while principal DIET Tuensang, delivered the welcome speech. Lecturer DIET Tuensang Kathang Kath proposed the vote of thanks. An open discussion and feedback session was also included in the programme.
Up -gradation of hospital in Kiphire approved
DIMAPUR: The governing body of District Hospital Management Society (DHMS) Kiphire held a meeting at the office chamber of the deputy commissioner (DC) Kiphire on February 14.
The meeting was chaired by deputy commissioner Kiphire, C.M. Tsanglao who is also chairman of the society. Ongoing up-gradation process of the hospital up to 100 beds besides nurses and doctors apartments, and site for the construction were approved by members during the meeting.
NRHM activities in the hospital for the year 2010-2011 were also discussed.
Murohu Chotso, additional deputy commissioner (ADC) and chairman Kiphire Town Council agreed to find ways for waste disposal management system in the hospital in collaboration with medical department.
CMO Dr. I. Sungit Jamir, honorary secretary IRCS Kiphire Lipichum, and Ladies Club Kiphire secretary Ramtsula also took part in the discussion.
Meanwhile, medical department would be forwarding suggestions made in the meeting to medical directorate in Kohima.
TBM observe ‘Mission Sunday’
DIMAPUR: Tesen Baptist Ministry (TBM) observed Mission Sunday on February 13 under the theme “Deeper into Missions” at Christian English School Compound. Members of the three Baptist Churches of Tesen namely Heiranglwa Baptist Church, Old Tesen and New Tesen Baptist Church attended the programme and committed themselves toward deeper involvement in doing mission work for the extension of God’s kingdom through prayer, by giving and sending. Tarie Zeliang, MLA 6th Tening A/C exhorted the congregation and stated that the people were happy and blessed as a result of their faith in Jesus Christ. He also said Christians were called to actualize peace and harmony on earth. Rev. Iringtie Kauring, youth secretary spoke on the theme and shared that deeper involvement into missions should start from individual life and individual family basing on Mathew 28:18-20 and Acts 1:4. Choirs from Old Tesen and New Tesen Baptist Churches brought the special music during the service. Meanwhile, the office bearers of TBM have extended gratitude to all members for their active participation and contribution and speakers for their challenging messages.
DABCC men’s department conference
DIMAPUR: The 4th annual conference of Dimapur Angami Baptist Church (DABCC) Council men’s department was held at Northern Angami Colony (Walford) on February 12. Men’s department DABCC chairman Neikhozoto Savino in a press release informed that around 100 members from 6 Angami Baptist Churches in Dimapur attended the conference. Resource persons Rev. Vilodi Sakhrie pastor Town Baptist Church spoke on ‘relevance of the Ten Commandment in present times’ and Pekrusetuo Angami general manager NST on ‘awareness on road safety and drinking’. Besides the two topics, participants discussed on inconvenient driving in the town and also requested the authority to make some pedestrian crossing (Zebra Crossing) along Church road and MP road.
Dimapur Club members meet: Permanent members of the Dimapur Club are requested to attend a meeting on February 19 at the Club house at 3pm.The meeting will also finalise the admittance of new members.
YMCA Dimapur meeting: All board members, executives and members of the YMCA Dimapur are requested to attend a meeting at the YMCA office (Living Word Centre Building, first floor) Circular Road on February 19 at 12 noon without fail. NE Regional Secretary YMCA will be attending the meeting to discuss important issues
KBPF home visitation: Kohima Baptist Pastors’ Fellowship (KBPF) would be conducting home visitation to New Secretariat Baptist Fellowship members from 7am on February 19. Senior pastor, pastor, associate pastor and assistant pastor have been requested to attend the programme.
SKUD meeting: Sapoti Kughuko Union Dimapur (SKUD) has convened a meeting on February 19, 10am at the residence of Nehoshe Chophy, union banker, sugar mill village. All office bearers, advisors, executive members and silver jubilee planning committee members have been requested to attend the meeting.
LKM executive meeting: Langpangkong Students’ Conference (LKM) has convened an executive meeting on February 25 and 26 at Milak River hosted Asangma village to discuss late L Panger Jamir’s trust award and the upcoming LKM conference cum tournament. All LKM executive members, advisor board member, unit president, AKM representatives from LKM and senior LKM students have been requested to reach Asangma village at 2pm on February 25.
Food processing entrepreneurship development program: North Eastern Industrial Consultants Ltd (NECON) Dimapur would be conducting six weeks food processing entrepreneurship development programme (EDPs) at Dimapur, Chumukedima, Medziphema and Kohima from last week of February. The programme is sponsored by ministry of food processing technology, government of India. Application can be submitted at NECON office, 2nd floor, Indian airlines office building, near SP office, Dimapur and the last date of submission of forms has been extended till February 25.
PDRA general meeting: Peren District Referees’ Association (PDRA) has convened a general meeting on February 21, 10am at Peren town.
59 A/C NPF youth wing welcome new members: NPF youth wing 59 A/C has warmly welcomed all the other party members who recently merged with the NPF for strengthening the party under the leadership of chief minister, president NPF Nagaland and present constituency MLA.
NCP 56 Noklak A/C clarifies: NCP 56 Noklak A/C unit has reiterated that the party has its own constitution to uphold and that no one has deviated from the party. Clearing the confusion regarding NCP merger by members of Tuensang district level NCP office bearers, and individuals with NPF since January 12, NCP 56 Noklak A/C president B. Weisang affirmed that the party was intact and that NCP merger with NPF did not arise. As per high level decisions, the unit said it would extend support to DAN under the leadership of state chief minister Neiphiu Rio, stated NCP Noklak unit.
WSKH meeting: An emergency meeting of Western Sumi Kukami Hoho has been convened on February 18, 10am at the Hoho office, Chekiye village. All office bearers, executive members and advisors have been informed to attend the meeting.
NPF Zunheboto sympathize with CM: NPF division unit has expressed sympathy to state chief minister Neiphiu Rio and family over the fire incident on February 8. The NPF Zunheboto division also reiterated its support to chief minister in his endeavor to uplift the Naga people.
Vocational training centre in Mon: Turning point organisation (TPO) inaugurated vocational training centre in partnership with FVTRS on computer application, tailoring and cutting and mobile repairing at TPO office on January 26 for drop-outs. The centre was inaugurated by chief guest Honje Konyak director DRDA in the presence of other officials. Director of TPO H. Chongying Yinlunghu stated that such centre was much needed for school drop-outs to sustain their lives and to mould the unemployed youth. The inaugural programme was attended by stakeholders and members of TPO.
Assam Rifles dental camp at Pedi: A free dental camp was organized by 32 Assam Rifles under HQ 5 Sector Assam Rifles of IGAR (North) at Pedi village of Peren district on February 12. A team comprising of two doctors and paramedical staff from the unit conducted the camp providing free dental check-up along with treatment and free medicines to 46 villagers from Pedi and adjoining villages.
CSDD on collection of money: Irked over reports that some persons were collecting money from business establishments at Purana Bazar Dimapur using its name, Consumer Society Dimapur District (CSDD) has informed business establishments to report such cases to the nearest police station. Informing that it has banned such “illegal activity” since the past year, CSDD urged upon all to report to the police if anyone was found indulging in collection of money in the name of CSDD.
Deforestation of teak trees: Imkonglenden Colony Council (ICC) Dimapur has informed that all the teak trees in and around the colony would be deforested by December 31, 2011. A joint press release issued by ICC chairman P. Supong Jamir and secretary Aotoshi Lemtur stated that the decision to remove teak trees in the colony was made at the 9th Imkonglenden colony general meeting, in the interest of the public and for congenial environmental atmosphere. In connection with this, all owners of teak trees in the colony have been requested to “do the needful” within the stipulated time. Council warned that general public of the colony would initiate stern action on anyone failing to comply with the notice.
Anti-rabies vaccination camp
DIMAPUR: Hoshivi Inato trustees for rural and indigenous people development agency (HITS-RIPDA) would be inaugurating veterinary public health and agri-business poly clinic on February 18, 9:30am at Lhomithi colony near Pranabananda women’s college junction, Thahekhu road.
One-day free anti-rabies vaccination and health campaign would also be conducted the same day which is being jointly organised by HITS-RIPDA Chikhu Ghakhu society and ATMA Dimapur. Interested pet dog owners may receive free vaccination. Nominal registration fee and certificate fee would be charged and free consultancy for rural farmers would be provided till February 28.