Kohima DPDB monthly meet held

Dimapur, March 16 (DIPR): The monthly Kohima District Planning & Development Board (DPDB) meeting was held on March 15, 2011 at DC’s Conference hall, Kohima.
Chairing the meeting, Advisor, IT & C, Vikho-o Yhoshu, reviewed the last meeting minutes, which was held at Naga Hospital Authority Kohima (NHAK) in the month of February 2011. The Kohima DPDB had donated ten benches to the hospital for the convenience of the attendants and the outdoor patients and the Chairman read out an acknowledgement letter from the Managing Director, NHAK thanking the Kohima DPDB for the noble deed that would be of great help to the hospital.
The meeting deliberated on the upgradation of Government High School Kigwema to Higher Secondary and also encroachment/damage on NH-29. Recognition of Asian Mission College was also discussed and a report was presented by Special Officer, Higher Education, Ahu Sakhrie. The Board decided to recommend the matter to the higher authorities for necessary action.
President, Angami Public Organization gave a talk on the traffic jam scenario in the State capital. He appraised the house on the causes and problem of acute traffic congestion in Kohima, which ought to be addressed with cooperation from all concerned. He also suggested various measures to ease the traffic flow in Kohima. President Rengma Hoho also spoke at the meeting where he touched on the issue of inclusion of Rengma representative to KMC, proper distribution of power supply in the sub-division, the need for construction of marketing shed in Tseminyu and appointments of district head of offices in Kohima district.
BDOs from Kohima, Jakhama, Chiephobozou and Tseminyu gave a presentation of their departmental activities. They presented detailed reports on the implementation of schemes through VDB like Grant-in-aid, VDB Welfare Funds, ADDL Grant-in-aid, Matching Cash Grant (fixed deposit), Swarnjayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojana (SGSY), NREGS and Indira Awaz Yojana (IAY) in their respective blocks.
ADC Planning, Ketoho Luho, while deliberating on the DPDB action plan for 2011, said that an Elocution competition would be conducted in April for students’ from16 high schools in the district. The competition would be held during the next DPDB meeting in the presence of the members to enable the members to evaluate the standard of the students in the district and also encourage the budding students.

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