SDPDB Pughoboto celebrates pre-Christmas

SDPDB Pughoboto celebrates pre-Christmas
Ahikali Swu, wife of MLA Vikheho and ADC Avelu Ruho handing over the Clean Pughoboto Award to PATC leaders on December 7.


Releases first ever book on developmental works

Our Correspondent

Pughoboto | December 7

The Sub-Division Planning and Development Board (SDPDB) Pughoboto under Zunheboto district today celebrated pre-Christmas and also released the first ever book on 13th Pughoboto A/C growth and progress 2013-17 (LADP and other development works).


Addressing the mammoth gathering of celebrants from different villages under the sub-division, Additional Deputy Commissioner and Vice Chairman of Pughoboto SDPDB, Avelu Ruho lauded the efforts of the people of area for sincere utilisation of the developmental funds provided through the Local Area Development Programme (LADP) fund.


She expressed hope that the festive season brings joy and peace with a hope for better future for the sub-division.
Pastor of Pughoboto Town Baptist Church, Rev Akhato Achumi delivered the Christmas message on the occasion.


The annual Clean Pughoboto award among the 24 villages in the sub-division went to Pughoboto Town. They received cash award of Rs 5 lakh and citation, which was handed over by Ahikali Swu, wife of MLA Y Vikheho Swu, to Adhoc Town Committee Pughoboto.


Marking the celebrations, Pughoboto SDPDB also presented gifts to Senior Citizens and Persons with Special Needs of Pughoboto town, sponsored by local MLA Vikheho.


Vice Chairman of Pughoboto Adhoc Town Committee Viyikhu Wotsa extended greetings while the celebrations commenced with opening prayer by Pastor Pasang Sherpa of Police Baptist Church, scripture reading by Ghoshili V Wotsa and closing prayer by Pastor Prince Rai of Nepali Baptist Church Pughoboto.


Welcome address by SDO(C) Chonpenthung Ezung and vote of thanks by SDC(C) Tiayanger Jamir. Special numbers were presented by Topeni Shohe, Senior Group PTBC, NCRC Pughoboto, NAP Women Group, Junior Group PTBC and Pilivi Swu.


With State Assembly elections round the corner, an open air movie under SVEEP campaign entitled “Nana” was also screened after the celebrations.