: Members of district planning developmental board, (DPDB) Phek meeting on Friday stressed on departmental activities by transport (motor vehicles) and NST department and to improve bus services.
The meeting was held under the chairmanship of advisor science & technology, art and culture, new and renewable energy, Deo Nukhu.
The meeting began with a presentation of departmental activities by transport (motor vehicles) and NST department.
The chairman called upon the departments to ensure that NST bus services were promptly given for connecting various sub-divisions and towns to Phek adding that Meluri to Phek service should be run on alternate days.
On poor road connectivity between Phek to Chojouba which was hampering the NST bus service, he questioned PWD (R & B) department as to why the road was not completed even after money was sanctioned by the government two years back under NLCPR.
The executive engineer PWD (R & B) in this regard, sought explanation form the department in the next meeting.
Other matters which were discussed included issue of zonal taxi permit to ply from Phek to Dimapur.
The board further decided that any individual seeking taxi permit should be routed through the regional transport authority Phek and not through the board.
Approval to three beneficiaries for providing two power tillers and one tractor under CM Corpus Fund (state pool) 2010-11 were also agreed.
Contribution of 2% of one-month salary from all government servants under Phek district (excluding Meluri Sub-division) to Chakhesang students union for hosting NSF general conference was also accepted.
It was also agreed to grant financial assistance to Dobashis from the common pool fund in view of the forthcoming golden jubilee celebration.
SBI Phek and PWD (R & B) was directed to give presentation on departmental activities in the next meeting.