Nagaland: 24th Hornbill Festival News in Picture

The Hortiscape and Hornbill Cafe were inaugurated by CM Neiphiu Rio at Kisama on the first day of Hornbill festival. During the inauguration of the Cafe, Commissioner Secretary, Akumla Chuba mentioned that the cafe took four months to complete with funding from the State Innovative Fund, 2023-24 and hoped that the cafe would help in income generation for local people. Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio, in his speech he stated that the cafe was constructed with an aim to promote tourism through food and local cuisines. He also stated the cafe will be open throughout the year so that it can cater to the needs of the tourists and suggested the different tribal bodies in Kohima to keep their Morung operational throughout the year. He congratulated the Horticulture Department in completing the cafe in a short period of time. (DIPR Photo) 

The Taxpayers Lounge of Income Tax Department, Ministry of Finance, Government of India was Launched by IRS Member (TPS) East Zone Central Board of Direct Taxes Harinder Bir Singh Gill at the Kisama Heritage Village Kohima on December 1. The main focus of the Taxpayer Lounge is an initiatives to educate on PAN related matters, e-filing of income tax return and benefits, tax exemption u/s10 (26) for tribals, tax deduction at source, information and grievances resolution counters, queries related to tax compliance. It also deals with e-verification scheme that has been introduced to encouraged voluntary tax compliance and facilitate a transparent and non-intrusive tax administration. (DIPR Photo)
Men in traditional attire on the first day of the 24th Hornbill Festival in Kisama on December 1. (Morung Photo)