NLA Speaker encourages eco-tourism projects

Kohima, January 17 (DIPR): The Kohima District Planning & Development Board held its first meeting for the year 2011 at Pulie Badze Base camp on January 14, 2011.
A short programme was held with Deputy Commissioner, Kohima, Bei-u Angami NCS as the leader. Speaker, Nagaland Legislative Assembly, Kiyaneilie Peseyie said the invocation and also delivered a short speech where he thanked the Kohima DPDB for their visit and briefed on the eco-tourism projects that are being taken up by various departments in the Pulie Badze area. He urged upon all to value the flora and fauna and be concerned about their preservation. He also said that Dzuna source being one of the main water sources for the capital, preservation of the forest is a must in the area and explained how the Jotsoma village restricts illegal cutting of trees etc in the area. He also hoped that in future a lot of other related departments would do their bit to boost eco-tourism in the area.
Delivering new year challenge, MLA & Chairman, KVIB, Dr. Nicky Kire called upon all government servants to be thankful for the opportunities they get through which they can offer helpful services to the people. He said that one should deliver sacrificial service to the public and always strive to do better. Dr. Nicky said that the Kohima DPDB is doing very well and called upon all members to work together with unity and share views to strengthen the Board even more while delivering quality service to the public. He also suggested opinions for the beautification of the Pulie Badze area and hoped that the Kohima DPDB would come up with some assistance.
Chairman, Kohima DPDB, Vikho-o Yhoshü in his remarks thanked the Jotsoma villagers for their hospitality rendered towards the Kohima DPDB members and also exhorted the gathering on work ethics which should be maintained by one and all. SDO (C), Jakhama, Linda Solo, Dobashis and Jotsoma Youth Organisation presented special numbers. Earlier, the DPDB members led by the Chairman trekked to Pulie Badze along with Dobashis and village members.