A joint meeting of Mokokchung district VDB association and Nagaland state VDB association was held on June 25 at Ongpangkong Salang, Mokokchung town.
Tali Pongener, president of state VDB Association was the guest of honor.
Tali said VDB secretaries while executing different work programs under MGNREGS, must first insist on issuing work orders from program officer of each block as per the Act.
He also informed the meeting about the appeal made by State VDB Association to the parent department in respect to proper funding of MGNREGS fund to the villages, enhancement of the tenure of VDB Secretaries from 3 to 5 years and VDB Secretary Honorarium from `1000/- to `2000/- per month.
State VDB Association was represented by Haiku general secretary Piyto and Imolemba vice presidents, Ajambimo joint secretary.
The meeting was chaired by Bendang Aier President Mokokchung district VDB Association and short speeches by two vice presidents of the state official. 60 VDB Secretaries attended the meeting.