DMU review meeting deliberates on forestry intervention actions in Longleng

DFO cum DMU Longleng, H Tokugha Chophy with officials and participants during the review meeting of Divisional Management Unit Longleng held at DFO Complex, Longleng on June 12. (DIPR Photo)

DFO cum DMU Longleng, H Tokugha Chophy with officials and participants during the review meeting of Divisional Management Unit Longleng held at DFO Complex, Longleng on June 12. (DIPR Photo)

LONGLENG, JUNE 13 (MExN): The review meeting of Divisional Management Unit (DMU) Longleng was held at Divisional Forest office complex, Longleng on June 12. 

Reports on forestry intervention activities in Sitap Range and Longleng Range were delivered by Deputy Ranger cum FMU Head, Sitap Range, Bedangmongba Ao and Range Officer cum FMU Head, Longleng, Chepe-ü Koza respectively. 

Later, Joint Forest Management Committee (JFMC) presidents of various villages spoke on the progress on forestry intervention activities and other success stories, their problems and issues.

During the meeting, Self Help Group representatives of each JICA village reported on the progress of their Income Generation Activities (IGA) and Sentiyatet, team leader of FNGO highlighted about the work progress, SHG status and training updates. 

Other reports on SHG activities and profiling, JFMC Account, GIS and MIS, success stories and documentation were presented by Livelihood Expert, Account assistant, Data Entry Operator and Documentation expert of DMU Longleng. Report on convergence activities for the year 2023-2024 was also presented by Convergence Expert of DMU Longleng. 

In concluding remarks, DFO cum DMU Head Longleng, H Tokugha Chophy appreciated all the participants and shared about the benefits of planting trees. He said nature's reward is much higher than we expect. 

He further assured that the department would always be there for the welfare of the people, but people should unite and work sincerely, rather than just depending on government funds. He encouraged the SHGs to work with dedication during the project period, since the NFMP, JICA Project was a means to teach and uplift their economic wellbeing. ACF cum ADMU Head Longleng, Ailong Phom, chaired the programme.