DBA Dimapur unit visit old age home
DIMAPUR: Don Bosco alumni (DBA) Dimapur unit visited the Nagaland for Christ old age Home at Seithekema-B, Dimapur to keep up the spirit of Don Bosco who dedicated his life for the afflicted and also to commemorate the visit of the relic to the province.
The alumni unit sang and prayed together with elderly people and also provided rice, potatoes and clothes for the old age home cum prayer center.
The prayer center started in 1946 as a prayer group to pray for peaceful solution to the Indo-Naga conflict.
HFWD VHC Peren exposure trip
DIMAPUR: Under the communitization programme, the village health committees’ (VHC) of Peren District undertook an exposure trip on May 25 to Pimla sub-centre.
The team was led by Dr. Tiala Longkumer deputy CMO, Peren accompanied by Dr. Khrielasanuo DIO Peren, T. Ajungla Imsong media officer and Sashitula LDA.
The team was briefed by former village health committee chairman Pimla SC on the success story of their health centre and the construction of the sub-centre building.
A group discussion and interaction of the village health committee members were also held. Re-sensitization of the VHCs on communitization and immunization was done by deputy Chief Medical Officer and DIO respectively.
BLOs, BLAs training in Zbto
DIMAPUR: Training for Booth Level Officers (BLOs) and Booth Level Agents (BLAs) was held on May 25 at the DC’s Conference Hall Zunheboto. Deputy commissioner Zunheboto, T. Kiheto Sema in his address said the training was organised for smooth functioning of appointed BLOs/BLAs and to ensure fidelity of electoral rolls in Nagaland as per guidelines given by the Election Commission of India for defect free electoral rolls. EAC Zunheboto, Zakaho Sumi briefed on duties and responsibilities of BLOs and also explained about the preparation of photo identity cards and photo electoral rolls. All teachers under Zunheboto appointed as BLO/BLA attended the training.
Oriental colony council warn encroachers
DIMAPUR: The Oriental Colony Council (OCC) members has alleged that a few individuals by the name T.L. Angami was claiming some areas within the Oriental colony such as Dimapur Government College and Hindi College as under Razuphe village and trespassed into the colony by displaying Razuphe village sign board. Tsatheo Ezung, chairman and Mar Lonkumer, secretary OCC DMC Ward-14 and K. Chishi, GB Oriental colony through a press statement warned that no such illegal encroachment into the colony should be made by any person, adding any individual or group trespassing into the colony would face consequences for any attempt to distort the boundary of the colony. The council members further made clear to all responsible that Oriental colony was a government recognized colony since 1994 under DMC Ward-14 sharing boundaries with state stadium, sub-jail, national highway and Lotha colony and that it does not belong to any individual or village.
Contingency DBs Tsg on appointment
DIMAPUR: Contingency Dobashis (DBs) of Tuensang Head quarter has urged the government to redress the grievances faced by the contingency staff. The DBs has appealed the government not to indulge indirect appointment for grade II on account of retirement or death but to give privilege to the contingency. DBs of Tuensang also stated the contingency DBs have not been affected by 6th ROP and demanded the government to implement the 6th pay revision for the contingency staff and urged the government to take appropriate measures against problems confronting the DBs community.
VHND observed at Lutsam
Dimapur: A Village Health and Nutrition Day (VHND) was observed at Lutsam Village (popularly known by Shilloi Lake), in Phek district on April 20. The various activities carried out on VHND observation includes registration of pregnant women, immunization of children and pregnant mother, ante-natal check-up (ANC), distribution of OC pills and Nirodh, deworming of children etc. Dr. Pewezo Khalo, medical officer and staff of Primary health centre, Weziho along with the village leaders and ASHA of Lutsam Village were present on VHND observation. The medical officer gave a talk on “Importance of Immunization”. He further appealed to the VHC, Lutsam to maintain cleanliness and sanitation of their village.