Wokha DPDB to adopt four villages

DIMAPUR | Publish Date: 8/21/2019 11:56:51 AM IST

District planning and development board (DPDB) Wokha unanimously decided to adopt four villages, one from each assembly constituency under Wokha district for a period of two years. 

According to DIPR, apprising the board members about the village adoption policy, chairman DPDB, Wokha and advisor Horticulture & Border Affairs, Mhathung Yanthan, said the adoption process will be for a specific period and will be carried out on a mission mode to address the problems and issues faced by the villagers. After the completion of the specified period remaining villages will be adopted on phase manner, while reviewing the last meeting minutes.

Chairman while requesting the department to extend co-operation for the successful implementation of the policy, also urged every department to come out with concrete ideas and plans to bring about change and development at the targeted villages which can be replicated in other villages as well.

In this regard a committee was constituted headed by ADC (HQ) and the following departments namely DWO, DFO, DHO DRDA, R&B, DEO, CMO, CVO and DAO were selected as members. 

The chairman directed the committee to have a meeting at the earliest to work out modalities, selection of villages and as to how adoption plan was to be carried out and to present the report in the next meeting.

The board also approved to invite one of the renowned motivational speaker, Rev. Imsong during September 2019 DPDB meeting to have interaction with the board members. As per the guideline of the state planning board manual where it is mentioned that AHOD/HOD should at least attend two DPDB meeting in all the districts in the current year, in this regard, the Board decided to invite director of Veterinary & Animal Husbandry and registrar ARCS during September 2019 DPDB meeting to highlights the district officials about their departmental activities.

The board also approved in principle of LADP 2019-20 schemes. Registration of Hope Spring Society was also approved by the board. In regard to opening of weekly bazaar by Renchen Welfare Society, Wokha the chairman suggested the society to coordinate with the ADC (HQ) & administrator Wokha Town Council to look into the matter. On the agenda of strengthening and for the new construction of Doyang Bridge towards Wokha-Merapani road the board decided that as the road was officially handed over by the state government to the National Highway & Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd (NHIDCL) on July 13, the board urged the NHIDCL to take up the case on priority basis and to expedite the work at the earliest.  During the meeting three new members namely Er. Chonronthung Ezung EE (Electrical), SDO, PHED Beto.T.Jimo and project implementation team (PIT) Focus-IFAD Er.Pfutsulo Thasod were welcomed by the board.

Department of Sericulture, Industries and IFAD Funded/Focus Project presented their departmental programmes, policies and activities. 

To motivate various government establishments and its employees to bring positive changes and to encourage the employees to work with enthusiasm, the board decided to inspect selected establishments and offices after every planning board meeting. In this regard, Yanthan accompanied by head of offices in the district visited District Hospital, GHSS and district Library and held interaction. Yanthan also handed over water dispenser along with two jars of water in order to discourage the use of one time use plastic bottles.

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