Tuesday, September 27, 2022

District Planning and Development Board meetings held in Noklak, Peren

The monthly District Planning and Development Board (DPDB) of Noklak and Peren districts were held on Monday.
Noklak DPDB discusses HSLC results: Noklak DPDB at its monthly meeting in the conference hall of the deputy commissioner (DC) discussed at length, the poor performance in the HSLC 2022 examinations.
According to a DIPR report, the house deliberated on the “causes of poor results” and found that “acute shortage of teachers” was one of the factors.
In this regard, DC Hiazu Meru requested the members to help in volunteering to teach especially in Math and Science subjects.
During the meeting, the house approved LADP for the year 2022-23 for 56 Noklak AC and 57 Thonoknyu AC. The house also approved to recommend New Pangsha village as tourism village.
The house fixed DPDB meeting on 8 of every month. The house also welcomed new member of DPDB Noklak CDPO Noklak, Meyangangla Pongener.
Meanwhile, field team leader, Elderline Nagaland, Kohima, Benrilo Shitiri presented a PowerPoint presentation on National Helpline for senior citizens
Benrilo highlighted that the ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, National Institute of Social Defense and the state government through the department of Social Welfare launched the National Helpline for senior citizens– Elder Line-Toll-Free No. 14567 to expeditiously attend to the complaints and grievances of the senior citizens.
She informed that its vision was to facilitate happy and healthy aging of senior citizens of India with honor and compassion.
LADP for Tening and Peren ACs discussed: Peren DPDB at its monthly meeting in the conference hall of DC Peren where local area development funds for Tening and Peren ACs were highlighted and approved.
According to a DIPR report, the meeting minutes of the last DPDB were also reviewed. Lifeline road blockade and shortage of manpower for road clearance under the Nsong area were also discussed.
During the meeting, manager, Elder Line National Helpline for senior citizens, Neithonuo Liegise gave a short PowerPoint presentation on information, guidance, abuse, emotional support and visions to facilitate happy and healthy aging by serving the senior citizens in the district and to intervene directly to rescue & reunion of homeless elderly.
She highlighted the achievements and instructed the members to call the helpline number 14567 for information and guidance and to register names of the elder citizens.
Under the initiatives of Elder Line, a separate counter for senior citizens at SBI Kohima has also been opened, she informed.
In this regard, DC advised the members to make use of the facilities provided by the ministry and requested the Social Welfare department to tie up with district administration for rectification of old-age pensions, etc.
Manager Elder helpline, Neithonuo Leigise also requested the police personnel to assist FRO and deputy CMO Peren to offer free medical checkups to elder citizens once a month at its office.