Kath under Kohima DRDA receives best VDB award

Correspondent KOHIMA, OCT 25 (NPN) | Publish Date: 10/25/2019 11:55:17 AM IST

John Kath of Sishunu Village, under Chunlikha block received the best VDB award for Kohima district at the award function held at District Planning and Development Board (DPDB) Conference Hall, Kohima on Friday. 

The award function was initiated by District Rural Development Agency (DRDA) Kohima district. 

While RD Block Jakhama received the best block among the seven blocks under Kohima DRDA. The other six villages from the blocks also received citation and cash as best performing Village Development Boards (VDBs). 

The occasion was graced by DC Kohima, Gregory Thejawelie where he stated that VDB was part of the government system for village functionaries with an aim to reach the programmes of the government to the grassroots level.

He urged upon the VDB members to plan and execute for the welfare and development of the village. 

He also sensitised the gathering to avoid using single use plastic which will benefit the society in the long run. 

Project Director, DRDA Kohima, Alemla J Chishi said the VDBs act as a bridge to the government for development of village. 

She said that the award was to encourage healthy competition and spirit of pro-activeness among VDBs and members in the district. 

The programme was chaired by deputy project officer, Chubaneken Jamir.


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