Monday, August 15, 2022

Kohima DPDB approves societies for registration

Kohima District Planning and Development Board (DPDB) on July 15, recommended various societies for registration to the state government.
According to a DIPR report, the DPDB at its monthly meeting in the DPDB conference hall, Kohima decided to recommend—Life Connect Nagaland, Nagaland State Social Audit Agency, CUE Academy Educational Society, Spartan Gym Societyand Nagaland Yogasana Sports Association.
The meeting also decided to recommend Kohima College Alumni Association, which was taken up in the last meeting to the government for necessary action.
At the meeting, deputy commissioner (DC) and DPDB vice chairman Kohima, Shanavas C reminded the departments of Single Use Plastic (SUP) ban, from July 1, as notified by the state government.
He requested the departments not to use water bottles less than 20 liters in offices or during office meetings.
Shanavas also informed that various activities including surprise checking would be conducted soon and defaulters will be penalised.
Presenting the activities of District Health Society (DHS), chief medical officer (CMO) Kohima, Dr. Vezokholu Theyo highlighted the observation of World Population Day & Fortnight from June 27-July 24.
On COVID vaccination, Dr. Vezokholu informed that under the age group of 18+ beneficiaries, a total of 73.14% have been covered while from 15 to 18 years—55.64%, 12 to 14 years—10.46% and precaution dose was 36.61%.
She informed that free COVID precaution dose for 18 to 59 age group who have crossed six months from the date of their 2nd dose can avail the facility from government CVCs from July 15 onwards, which will continue for 75 days.
Further, CMO informed that one confirmed dengue positive case was reported in Kohima town on July 13.
She also highlighted Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakaram (RBSK) and National Urban Health Mission (NUHM) activities.
On NOC for Kohima District Construction Workers Union, the house decided to keep the matter for now as the assistant labour commissioner, Zaremo Kikon informed the house that the department was not taking up such an issue at the moment as per government’s order.
Updates on the progress of Village Adoption Committees were highlighted by conveners where DC requested the committees to initiate the activities in their respective adopted wards/villages at the earliest.
Other highlights included a presentation by National Helpline for Senior Citizens and various societies for registration.

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