Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Kohima DPDB takes up proposed projects

Kohima District Planning and Development Board (DPDB) held a meeting on Thursday, under the chairmanship of DPDB Kohima chairman, Keneizhakho Nakhro, MLA, in conference hall of the DPDB Kohima. The meeting was also attended by advisor, Urban Development & Municipal Affairs, Dr. Neikiesalie Nicky Kire.
According to a DIPR report, the board while discussing registration of societies, decided to recommend Eco-Tourism Management Committee Tuophema to the government while Tsiaramia Council, Meralieke, New Secretariat Area, Kohima and FAHSCAT D. Block Kohima would be kept in abeyance for more information and necessary papers.
The board decided to recommend the following agenda to the government—change of nomenclature from Merhulietsa High School to Crest View School, Multidisciplinary College at Kohima presented by Angami Students’ Union (ASU) and Nagaland Sports Association.
Presenting background history of Naga Hospital, its upcoming projects and challenges of NHAK, medical superintendent NHAK, Dr. Sendimeren Aonok highlighted the proposed projects for the DPDB i.e Circular Road between TCCC and Isolation ward NHAK and Patient Ramp to connect MRI, CT Scan and M&G ward, NHAK. In this regard, the board taking note on the necessity and requirement of the two proposed projects has decided to start the activities on circular road project as earmarked at the earliest while for the ramp project it was decided to take up with the department.
The board also approved constitution of Kohima District Sports Council with DC as chairman, district sport officer as member secretary and one member each nominated by the board from–
Angami Sports Association, District Badminton Association, District Football Association, District Sepak Takraw Association and District Athletic Association.
School Education, joint secretary Avelu Ruho gave a PowerPoint presentation on Nagaland Education Project (NEP) – The Lighthouse (Nagaland Enhancing Classroom Teaching And Resources – NECTAR), department of School Education (DOSE) aided by world bank.
The Lighthouse Project and world bank partnership is the first World Bank aided education project in Northeast India.
The project objectives are to enhance the governance of schools across the state and to improve teaching practices and learning environments in selected school complexes.
District area administrative officers also gave reports on their visit to the selected schools where issues and concern faced by the schools were highlighted.
In this regard, DC requested concerned departments to address the issues on priority. Social Welfare department was entrusted to present on the Poshan Maah activities in the next DPDB meeting.