DIMAPUR: Minister for planning and coordination, evaluation, veterinary & animal husbandry and parliamentary affairs, on Sunday called upon the villagers to render support and cooperation to the government for overall development and progress of the state.
Addressing the gathering at the 10th anniversary celebration cum inauguration of Mhaikam village council hall, under Peren district, T.R. Zeliang said the government required people’s cooperation and guidance in order to expedite developmental works that are being undertaken by the government throughout the state.
“Overall development cannot take place in one day. But we will implement one by one”, the minister said.
Asserting that the DAN govt. was committed to all round development of the state, T.R. Zeliang called upon the village council chairmen, GBs and VDBs to have close relationship with the government so as to facilitate developmental schemes and projects, especially in the rural areas.
Mhaikam village is the last village of Peren district bordering Dimapur.
The village was established in 1972 and was recognized by the state govt. in 1976. On Sunday, the 10th anniversary celebration cum council hall inauguration was marked by cultural dances by women and youth of the village, special number by students of government high school, Mhaikam.
Several public leaders including Zeliangrong Buadi, president, Akhang and pioneers of the village also spoke on the occasion.
Earlier, AK Lungalang, executive member of the steering committee, NSCN (IM) unveiled the monolith erected in commemoration of the 10th anniversary of Mhaikam village.