Neiphiu Rio

  • Don’t panic, government in control: Nagaland CM 
    Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio. (File Photo)   In his first reaction after a patient from Dimapur tested positive for COVID -19 in Guwahati on April 12, Nagaland Chief Minister tweeted: 'Be assured that the government is in control and together we can fight it.'     Morung Express News Kohima | April 14 The Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio  today appealed the citizen of the state not to panic but to cooperate and follow advisories i
  • Nagaland: PDA MLAs to contribute 30% of one-year salary to PM CARES Fund
     Nagaland Chief Minister, Neiphiu Rio. (Morung File Photo)   Starting from April, the MLAs will give 30% of their monthly salary to the fund for next one year     Morung Express News Kohima | April 9     The members of the ruling People’s Democratic Alliance (PDA) government in Nagaland Legislative Assembly (NLA) led by Chief Minister, Neiphiu Rio. have decided to contribute 30% of their monthly salary for next one year to PM C
  • Nagaland CM lauds media’s efforts; calls for extending cooperation
    In a tweet, the Nagaland Chief Minister, Neiphiu Rio expressed gratitude to the press and media for their exemplary service and called for extending cooperation to them. (Image Courtesy: @MyGovNagaland/Twitter)     Morung Express News Dimapur | April 6 The Nagaland Chief Minister, Neiphiu Rio today lauded the member of the fourth estate - the press and news media – for their exemplary service and called for appreciating their role and extending cooperation to th
  • COVID-19: Nagaland CM launches self-declaration app
    Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio launching the ‘SELF DECLARATION COVID-19 Nagaland App’ of the Department of Health and Family Welfare in Kohima on March 28. (DIPR Photo)   The app is available for both Andriod and IOS users     Kohima, March 28 (MExN): Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio launched the official app of the Department of Health and Family Welfare called the ‘SELF DECLARATION COVID-19 Nagaland App’ at his residential office,
  • COVID -19: Nagaland CM appeals citizens to donate to Chief Minister Relief Fund
    In a tweet on March 27, the Nagaland CM appealed citizens to donate to Chief Minister Relief Fund to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo Courtesy: @Neiphiu_Rio/Twitter)   Morung Express News Kohima |  March 27   The Chief Minister of Nagaland Neiphiu Rio has appealed the citizens to donate to the Chief Minister Relief Fund (CMRF) for combating the COVID-19 pandemic and assisting in immediate and long-term relief and recovery efforts.   “Th
  • CM highlights ‘steps’ to take State forward
    Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio replying to the general discussion on Nagaland Budget 2020-21 at the floor of the 5th Session of the Nagaland Legislative Assembly on February 15 (DIPR Photo)     Our Correspondent Kohima | February 15  Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio, in his concluding remark on general discussion on the state budget at the 5th Session of 13th Nagaland Legislative Assembly (NLA) here today, said that during the last 10 months many new and innovative
  • Financially and economically, India passing through a difficult period: Neiphiu Rio
    Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu. (Morung File Photo)   Our Correspondent Kohima | February 15 Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio today said that our country is passing through a difficult period both financially and economically. “This is not an isolated problem related to Nagaland only. The entire country is facing this problem. Because of this and the resulting decline in tax mobilization of the Central Government, the resource position of our state has been
  • Nagaland CM clarifies on state’s increased deficit 
    Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio. (file Photo)   Blames reduction in state’s share of Central Taxes   Our Correspondent  Kohima | February 15 Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio today said that the huge increase in deficit is on account of the reduction in the state share of Central Taxes in the Union Budget. In his concluding remark on general discussion on the state budget here today,  Rio, who also holds finance portfolio, said that in the Bu
  • Naga Peace Talks: Nagaland CM appreciates GoI, Tribal Hohos & others
      Morung Express News Kohima | February 13   Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio, who also holds finance portfolio, in his budget speech on February 13 appreciated the Government of India (GoI) for its “sincerity and for acknowledging the unique history of the Naga people.”   “I urge the Centre to make extra efforts to bring an early political settlement that is honourable; one that upholds the democratic political rights of the Nagas,” Rio said i
  • Nagaland Budget 2020-21: CM's speech highlights PDA’s achievements and initiatives
    Neiphiu Rio presenting the budget speech at the floor of the ongoing 5th session of the 13th Nagaland Legislative Assembly in Kohima on February 13. (DIPR Photo)   Morung Express News Kohima | February 13   Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio, who also holds finance portfolio, today presented the State Budget 2020-2021 at the floor of the ongoing 5th Session of the 13th Nagaland Legislative Assembly highlighting the achievements as well initiatives take
  • Rio lays Nagaland Rights of Persons with Disabilities Rules 2019
    Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio. (File Photo)   Our Correspondent Kohima | February 7  Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio today laid Nagaland Rights of Persons with Disabilities Rules 2019 at the 5th session of the 13th Nagaland Legislative Assembly (NLA) here. The Rules, brought out by Department of Social Welfare, stated that the head of the establishment shall ensure that the provision of sub-section (3) of Section 3 of the Act are not misused to deny any right
  • ‘Govt concerned for overall development of Naga youth’
    Neiphiu Rio speaking at the award ceremony of Nagaland Chief Minister’s Meritorious Students Fellowship (CMMSF) at Capital Convention Centre, Kohima on January 31.      Our Correspondent Kohima | January 31 Nagaland’s Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio today challenged the Naga youth to take things more seriously to excel in life. Referring to state’s performance at the recently concluded Khelo India at Guwahati wherein the state fail to earn even a si
  • NDPP reiterates stand on Indo-Naga political dialogue
    Delegation of NDPP leaders led by the Chief Minister of Nagaland, Neiphiu Rio and others with Governor of Nagaland, RN Ravi. (Photo Courtesy: NDPP)      Dimapur, September 3 (MExN): A delegation of NDPP leaders led by the Chief Minister of Nagaland, Neiphiu Rio today called on the Governor of Nagaland, RN Ravi. The delegation included President Chingwang Konyak, Working Presidents Alemtemshi Jamir, Nyiemnie Konyak and Secretary General Abu Metha.  A pres