The monthly Kohima district planning & development board meeting was held on February 15 at Naga Hospital Authority Kohima (NHAK) under the chairmanship of chairman Kohima DPDB and Advisor IT&C, Vikho-o Yhoshü. The members were exhorted on non-communicable diseases and modern pandemics by Dr. Vitho.
He said modernization has led to the change in lifestyle, and rise to modern pandemics like hypertension, diabetics mellitus, ischaemic heart diseases, cancer and accident. He dwelt on the impact of the disease and its prevention by having a healthy lifestyle.
Medical Superintendent, NHAK, Dr. Vizolie Suokhrie thanked Kohima DPDB for donating 10 benches to NHAK which would be of great help, especially to the outdoor patients.
Chairman DPDB gave a short briefing on guidelines for the DPDB members, attendance of the meeting, submitting of agenda, presentation of departmental activities etc. He also requested BDOs under Kohima district to present their departmental activities in the next meeting. Presidents of Angami Public Organisation and Rengma Hoho were also asked to speak in the next meeting.
The chairman, while deliberating on the agenda, said evaluation department took evaluative study of grant projects from time to time and in the current year the board decided to forward certain schemes under PHE department to be taken up for such an evaluative study.
District evaluation officer was entrusted to contact the department in-charge for further action.
Deputy commissioner, Kohima, Beiu Angami expressed concern that some government servants were not allowing census enumerators to enumerate them in the present place of posting in the ongoing census 2011. It may be noted that earlier, government employees were informed to cooperate and enumerate themselves in the place of present posting, failing which, the notification stated that necessary action would be initiated against defaulters.
The house earlier observed two minute silence in memory of DPDB member, District Sericulture Officer, Kevisenyü Ziephru who expired on January 20, 2011.