Longleng district to start collection drive for CM’s Relief Fund

Longleng, September 12 (MExN): In connection with Chief Minister’s Relief Fund, a coordination meeting of all the administrative officers, Head of Departments, churches, heads of educational institutions, Chamber of Commerce & Industries, NGOs and civil societies of Longleng was held on September 12 at DC’s conference hall, Longleng.


According to a DIPR report, the Deputy Commissioner, Longleng John Tsulise Sangtam who chaired the meeting welcomed the members and acknowledged them for coming forward to extend their help for raising fund for the families affected by the recent natural calamities in Nagaland. He informed that Nagaland has witness unprecedented incessant rainfall resulting to major disaster and havoc affecting the normal life of the people in various parts of the state during the current monsoon.


After a brief deliberation and discussion, it was decided to collect from all Government employees grade wise, students, businessmen, NGOs and civil societies, village council, religious groups, political activities and well wishers and submit to the DC’s office on or before September 20.


Tuensang: Deputy Commissioner (DC) Tuensang, L. Jamithung Lotha has issued a circular for all concerned, in pursuance to the appeal letter of the Governor of Nagaland that the state requires Rs. 800 crore for the restoration of damages caused due to unprecedented rainfall that has affected the normal life of the people of our state.


With the view to participate in rebuilding of the lives of our affected people particularly in the district of Kiphire, Tuensang and Phek, it is an appeal to all government employees, NGOs, businessmen, social workers, students, religious groups and political workers to share and care for our flood affected people by contributing generously towards the CM’s Relief fund. The contribution so collected may be submitted to the Deputy Commissioner, Tuensang on or before September 18 for onward submission.


Voice of ENPO: The Voice of ENPO and well-wishers, making all efforts to help the people of Kiphire district, led by Dr. Angto Phom, Naga Hospital Kohima and KV John reached Kiphire town on September 12 with two trucks carrying 400 bags of rice. According to Dr. Angto Phom, Voice of ENPO and well-wishers tied up with the group to give support through some essential commodities. The natural disaster has completely cut off the roads by massive landslides and sinking of road about 8 kms from Meluri side. Dr. Angto Phom also highlighted that the voice of ENPO and well-wishers has sent one mini truck load of rice to Tobu town.