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Honest person for VCs, VDBs: Pangnyu
Correpondent YAONGYIMSEN, FEB 4 (NPN):
Published on 5 Feb. 2011 12:39 AM IST
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Parliamentary secretary, Rural Development & REPA S. Pangnyu Phom Friday disclosed that the state government at its last assembly session decided to modify the Village Council Act to revamp the village councils and hence urged upon the people to choose honest persons to man the village council and VDB setups. Speaking at the inaugural of Liroyimti model village as the chief guest, Pangnyu further highlighted that both the central and state governments were trying to develop and empower the villages to make the nation a super power and become a competent country. In this regard, he said that after the DAN government led by Nephiu Rio came to power, the plan and policy of the government was to empower the youths.
He called upon the people to support the NPF led DAN government to attain the ongoing Naga struggle for common hope. He said that if the DAN government continued in power the Naga struggle was hoped to achieve which was possible only with the help and support of the local people. Pangnyu also said that time has come for the Nagas to be honest. Earlier, Pangnyu also unveiled the monolith of water reservoir tank at Yaongyimsen village, a low cost bamboo re-enforcement rain water harvesting tank. The method was extracted and modified from Japanese technology by Er A. Atu Imsong which reduced the construction cost by a margin of 32%. MLA & chairman NIDC, NHL and DPDB Mokokchung, Nuklutoshi MLA & chairman MARCOFED, C.L. John and other officials also spoke at the inaugural function.

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