Youth recreation hall inaugurated

Correspondent KOHIMA, DEC 10 (NPN) | Publish Date: 12/10/2020 12:10:34 PM IST

Minister of Planning and Coordination, Land Revenue and Parliamentary Affairs, Neiba Kronu assured that state government would ensure towards better road infrastructure and tourism related amenities at Pfuchama village. 

Kronu said this during the inaugural programme on Thursday, where he officially inaugurated the youth recreation hall at Pfuchama village. He acknowledged and expressed satisfaction over the completion of the project for the benefit of the community. Asserting that the project was sanctioned when he was in-charge of Tribal Affairs earlier, he said the same was made possible with the interest and concern shown by the chief minister. Advisor of Higher Technical, Medo Yhokha also accompanied the minister. 

The recreational hall was constructed with the aim to give privilege to youths, especially the under-privileged towards promoting cooperation and resolving the economic problems, social and on humanitarian character. The under-privileged youths can be motivated to reach the main stream of the society in the field of creativity based on the customary laws of the Angami Nagas. The hall has a Lhoutsupfe suite, dormitory with attached kitchen, dining hall and can serve as common platform for human resource development. It would also provide space for youths to perform their skills in sports, arts and indigenous games and can accommodate those in need of proper housing for livelihood.

The concept also envisages catering to the need of tourists especially during the hornbill festival and for youths to have direct contact with the tourists of the country. The hall can also serve as a midway resort, hostel and a mini stadium.

The project was funded by Ministry of Tribal Affairs under Articles 275(1) and was constructed at the cost of Rs. 200 lakhs, executed by the department of PWD (Housing).

Pfuchama village is located in Jakhama Circle, around 12.50 kms away from Kohima town and the literacy rate of the village as of 2011 stands at 85.21% as compared to that of Nagaland which is 79.55%.

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