SCHOOL INFRASTRUCTURE, CONDITION OF ROADS HIGHLIGHTED AT THE MEETING
Governor of Assam and Nagaland, Prof. Jagdish Mukhi held a meeting with various Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), church leaders, pandits, maulana, chamber of commerce and political parties on February 9. The programme was presided over by deputy commissioner (DC) Kiphire, Wati Aier.
According to a DIPR report, governor during the meeting appreciated the Naga tribal organisations for being aware of their “rights”.
Citing an example of other states where civil societies played a dominant role in development, he encouraged the CSOs in the district to do the same.
“Civil societies can put a check upon the main activities of the execution of the works at any level” Prof Mukhi stated.
He also pointed out that accomplishment would not arrive unless a dominant role was played by the civil societies.
During the interaction, United Sangtam Likhum Pumchi (USLP) general secretary said that Kiphire was declared an “aspirational district” as per the vision of prime minister, however, not much progress was seen.
In this regard, he requested the governor to intervene and ensure that various funds under the aspirational programme which were meant for Kiphire come to the district.
He advocated for opening a nursing institute at Kiphire in order to facilitate young aspirants who were facing hardships while travelling to Kohima and Dimapur.
He highlighted the roads and transportation problems and apprised on opening of science and commerce stream at GHSS, Kiphire.
Meanwhile, Tsalichem from the chamber of commerce apprised the governor on electing one representative (representative of chamber of commerce) as a nominee to the Town Council Kiphire.
He said that the office was functioning for seven years with 316 numbers of officially registered shops under chamber of commerce Kiphire town and that they had been consistently extending charitable works to the society in the district.
Kiphire Tuensang Sumi Students’ Union requested the governor on improving school infrastructures and sports infrastructures in the district and expressed the need to improve the road connectivity.
The governor said the representations submitted to him by the civil societies would be thoroughly read and taken up for consideration.
He added that a few appraisals that require central approval would be forwarded for necessary action.
Governor visits Zisaji Presidency College
Governor of Assam and Nagaland, Prof. Jagdish Mukhi visited Zisaji presidency college, Kiphire and interacted with the facilities and students during his visit to Kiphire.
Addressing the gathering, the governor expressed hope that the interaction with faculty members and students would solve the problems in the college.
He said that education did not only mean gaining bookish knowledge and securing government jobs and stressed on the need to take up agriculture with the latest technology in the state.
Highlighting prime minister’s statement, “India will develop only when the North East develop”, Prof. Mukhi said that real growth would take place in the North East when agriculture was developed.
In this regard, he said that agriculture in the North East and its development was a “top priority for the central government”.
Earlier, principal I/C, Dr. Puma Chandra Mishra informed that among the 15 government colleges in the state, Zisaji Presidency College was occupying the sixth position.
Dr. Mishra said that the college was doing its best for the all-round development of the student community.
Later, an interaction was also held with the faculty and students of the college.
Vote of thanks was delivered by assistant professor, Zhoveyi Venuh.