DC Mon Thavaseelan K, IAS, chairs the monthly DPDB meeting at the DC’s Conference Hall on January 15. (DIPR Photo)
Mon, January 16 (DIPR): The monthly Mon District Planning and Development Board (DPDB) meeting for the month of January was held on January 15 at DC’s Conference Hall, Mon. The meeting was chaired by Deputy Commissioner and Vice Chairman, DPDB, Thavaseelan K (IAS).
Reiterating the fact that election duties take precedence over all other tasks, the DC apprised the members of the preparations done for the Nagaland Legislative Assembly Elections, 2018. He urged those drafted for election duty to put in all possible efforts for the successful conduct of the elections.
The house was also apprised of Opioid Substitution Therapy (OST) centres for de-addiction. A programme involving NGOs and other stakeholders are being planned for de-addiction, the DC stated, and added that these programmes will have livelihood training component.
Executive Engineer, Power, Mon Division, Er. S.I. Asangba Tikhir highlighted about the power situation in the district. The house later deliberated on power theft situations as well as transmission and distribution losses.
The DC later informed all members to attend the monthly DPDB meeting without fail. He warned of show cause notices on those regular meeting absentees.