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Economics & Statistics department survey report on amenities in villages

Correspondent KOHIMA, AUG 27 (NPN) | Publish Date: 8/27/2020 12:03:29 PM IST

The survey report released on August 25 on local, block-level statistics for local level planning (LLP) 2020 by the department of Economics & Statistics has shed light on various amenities in rural areas. For instance, while nine villages in the state have still not been electrified, one village do not have road connectivity and 55 villages don not have access to PHED water supply.

In part-I of the series, some of the district-wise findings in the survey have been enumerated below. 

Dimapur district: With 213 villages (Dikoi is under suspension) under six blocks, Dimapur has the higher number of villages in the State. And as on January 31, 2020, all 212 villages surveyed are electrified, connected by road and have access to mobile network.

Thahekhu village under Chumukedima block has maximum amenities in the district, followed by Dhansiripar under Dhansiripar block that has 21 out of 40 amenities.

The report states that Melongmen village under Dhansiripar block has the least number of basic amenities and about 10% of public transport service was available in the villages, while around 24% of private buses ply in the district, adding taxi service was available in about 33% of the villages in the district. Further, 10.8% of the villages have landline phone connection, while postal service covers about 32% of the villages. 

As per the reports, Dimapur has 13.5% of the state’s Government Primary Schools, about 21% of Govt. Middle School, 8.8% Govt. High School and 25% of Govt. Higher Secondary Schools are located in Dimapur district. It adds that on an average, 33 % private educational institutions of the State were located in Dimapur.

About 36% of villages have health sub-centre, 3% villages have primary health centres (PHCs) and about 0.5 % of villages have community health centres (CHCs). According to the survey, Dimapur has the greatest share of the State’s private clinics/hospitals (42.8%).

Also, 2.3% villages in Dimapur district have veterinary centre, 2.3% have libraries, about 76% have VC halls and 88.2% have playgrounds.

Further, 5.7% of the State’s indoor stadiums are located in the villages of Dimapur district, 21.6% of the villages have marketing sheds and about 98% have access to anganwadi centres and fair price shops. Water Supply was available in about 94% of the villages, while 27.8% have access to public toilet. And 2.8% of villages have bank facility and 6% have ATM booths. About 14% of the State’s police stations and 4.5% of the State’s police beat posts are located in Dimapur, even as around 5% villages have common service centres (CSCs), 85.3% have self help groups and 38.6% have street lights.

Kohima  district: Kohima district has 94 villages under seven blocks and, as on January 31, 2020, all have electricity, road connectivity, mobile phone network and fair price shops.

Among all the villages in the district, Kohima village under Kohima block leads in terms of availing maximum basic amenities with 32 out of 40 amenities, followed by Jakhama village under Jakhama block with 29 amenities. Lotsuphen village under Tseminyu block has access to the least number of basic amenities. 

The villages are connected by about 6% of the State’s public transport service, while 22.5% of the State’s private buses ply in the district. Also, about 72% villages have access to taxi service. Close to 14% villages in have Landline phone service and 52% are covered under postal service. About 7% of the state’s GPS and GMS are located in the district. Further, 12% of the State’s GHS, 31% of GHSS and 50% of government colleges are located in Kohima district. On an average, about 14% of the State’s private educational institutions are located in the district.

Approximately 37% of the villages have health sub-centres, about 15% have PHCs and about 2% have CHCs, while 4% of the villages have either private clinics or private hospitals.

Veterinary centre is available in about 20% villages and about 16% villages have village library facilities, 80% have council halls and 71% have playgrounds. 

Indoor stadiums were available in about 7% villages, while about 31% villages have marketing sheds.

While 98% villages have anganwadi centres and water supply facility, about 60% villages have access to public toilet. Banks and ATM booths are located in about 4% and 3% villages respectively, while 8.5% and 31.8% State’s police stations and police beat posts respectively are located in the villages of Kohima district.

Intra-district comparison of different blocks within Kohima district and the availability of basic amenities show that on an average, Kohima block has maximum basic amenities, while Tseminyu block has the minimum.

Mokokchung district: Mokokchung district has 9 blocks, one of the two districts with the highest number of blocks in the state with 85 villages. As per the survey, the district has 100% electrification, road connectivity and mobile phone service in its villages as on January 31, 2020.

Out of 85 villages, Ungma village under Ongpangkong (N) block avails the maximum basic amenities with 28 essential amenities, followed by Changki village under Mangkolemba block and Chuchuyimlang under Chuchuyimlang block which has 24 out of 40 basic amenities. 

On the other hand, Lizo Model village under Longchern block and Vikuto village under Tsurangkong block availed the least number of basic amenities.

Villages in Mokokchung district are connected by about 6% of the state’s public transport (bus) and 6.8% of the state’s private bus. 

About 44.7 % of the villages in the district have access to Taxi service. 10.5 % of the villages in the district are connected by landline phone service, while postal service covers about 63.5 % of its villages.

The district has 7% of the state’s GPS, 6.7% of GMS, 12.7% of GHS, about 6 % of GHSS and 50 % of the State’s Government College. On an average, 4.8 % of the State’s private educational institution is located in this district.

The only two big dispensaries in the State are located in Chungliyimsen village under Mangkolemba block and Chuchuyimpang village under Ongpangkong (N) block both in Mokokchung district.

About 48 % of the villages in the district have Sub-Centre facility, 15 % have Primary Health Centre and 1.1 % of its villages have Community Health Centre. 142 % of the State’s Private Clinic/Hospital was located in this district. Veterinary Health Centre facility is available to 16.4% of the villages in this district. 62.3 % of the villages in Mokokchung district have village library, 89.4% have village council hall and about 88% have playground.

About 23 % of the State’s Indoor Stadium facility was found in villages under this district. Further, 50.5% of the villages also have marketing shed facilities.

Close to 99% of villages in the Mokokchung district have Anganwadi Centre and Fair Price Shop, while 96.4% of the villages have PHED water Supply. 83.5 % of villages in this district have Public Toilet facility and bank and ATM Booth are located in 5.8 % and 2.3 % of the villages in the district. 11.4 % of the State’s Police Station and 18 % of the State’s Police Beat Post were located in its villages and 4.7 % of its villages have Common Service Centre.

Self Help Group was availed by 97.6 % of the villages in Mokokchung district, while about 79 % of villages have Street Light.

Mon district:  Mon district has 8 blocks with 114 villages. As on January 31, 2020, 100% of the villages have road connectivity and mobile phone service.

Wakching village under Wakching block has the highest number of access to basic amenities followed by Tizit village under Tizit block. On the other hand, Chingkao Nyaho village under Chen block have the least number of basic amenities in the district.

About 97 % of villages in Mon district are electrified except Aopao Chinglen village under Aboi block, Yaphang village under Angjangyang block and Yeangmai village under Tobu block.

The villages in the district accounts to 10.6 % of the State’s Government buses, about 2 % of the State’s private bus, while 69.2 %of the villages have access to Taxi service.

42 % of the villages in Mon district have access to Postal service, while landline connection in the district was nil.

Out of the State’s educational institution, 9.7 % of GPS, 13.3 % of GMS, 7.7 % of GHS and 6 % of GHSS are located in Mon district. An average of 11 % of the State’s Private educational institution was found in the district.

59.6 % of the villages in Mon district have the facility of Sub-Centre, 8.7 % have Primary Health Centre and one each of Community Health Centre and Private Clinic/Hospital, accounting to negligible 0.8 % of the villages.

2.6 % of its villages have Veterinary Health Centre, 20 % have Village Library, 69.2 % have Village Council Hall and about 83 % of the villages have playground facility. 8.5 % of the State’s Indoor stadium facility was available in villages in Mon district and 23.6 % of its villages have Marketing Shed.

Anganwadi Centre was located in 96 % of the villages in the district, while 98.2 % of the villages have fair price shop.

Water Supply (PHED) was available in about 97 % of the villages in Mon district and 66.6 % of its villages has Public Toilet facility.

There are no Bank or ATM Booth facilities available in villages in Mon district, 11.4 % of the State’s police station and 4.5 of the State’s Police Beat Post are found in Mon district.

15.7 % of its villages have access to Common Service Centre facility, 98.2 % have Self Help Group and 47.3 % of the villages have street Light. Block-wise, Mon block has the maximum accessibility to basic amenities in the district. On the contrary, Tizit block was seen to have least accessibility to basic amenities. 

Peren district: Peren district has 4 blocks with 85 villages. All villages in the district have road connectivity and Mobile phone service as on 31 January 2020.

The village with access to maximum basic amenities in Peren district was Gaili village under Jalukie block, followed by Terming village under Tening block.

On the contrary, Songsang village under Athibung block and Jalukie Rongkaidai under Jalukie block have access to the least of basic amenities.

About 99 % of its villages have Electricity, Fair Price Shop and Water Supply (PHED).

The exceptions are Songsang village under Athibung block do not have electricity while Deukoram village under Peren block do not have Fair Price Shop while Gaili Namdi village under Peren block do not have Water Supply (PHED).

4.25 % of the State’s Government bus was availed by the villages, while 10.7 % of the State’s Private buses ply in the district.

Also, about 62 % of its villages are accessible to Taxi service in Peren district.

Landline phone service was available to 2.3 % of the villages in the district while 42.3 % of villages are covered under Postal service.

The share of the State’s GPS in Peren district stands at 7.3 %, GMS at about 6 %, GHS at 7 % and GHSS at 6.2 %.

On average, 7.7 % of the State’s Private Educational Institutes are located in the villages under Peren district.

Sub-Centre facility was available to 35.2 % of the villages in the district, 7 % of the villages have Primary Health Centre facility while there was one Community Health Centre and one Private Clinic/Hospital in the villages, accounting to around 1 % of the villages in Peren district.

7 % of its villages have Veterinary Health Centre and the facility of Village Library was accessed by 4.7 % of the villages in the district, 89.4 % have Village Council Hall and about 81 % of villages have Playground.

About 17 % of the State’s Indoor Stadium was located in Peren district and 31.7 % of its villages have Marketing Shed.

Anganwadi Centre was operational to 96.4 % of the villages in the district while 83.5 % have the facility of Public Toilet. About 1 % of the villages in the district have Bank, while there was no ATM Booth facility in the district as per the survey.

Also 3.5 % of villages in the district have Police Station and about 1 % have Police Beat Post and there are about 13 % of villages with Common Service Centre, while 96.4 % have Self Help Group and 30.5 % of the villages have Street light.

On an average, out of the 4 blocks in Peren district, Jalukie block has maximum accessibility to basic amenities while Athibung block has the least access to the same. 

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