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DIPR Naga News (9.9.2019)

STATE TO CELEBRATE “SWACHHATA HI SEVA” ON 11TH SEPTEMBER

            A six-weeks long “Swachhata hi Seva” (SHS) will be celebrated with large scale participation from citizens, as a part of 150th Birth Anniversary Celebrations of Bapu. In response to the clarion call given by the Prime Minister of India, “Swachhata hi Seva” will commence on 11th September 2019, on the anniversary of Swami Vivekananda’s historic speech at the Parliament of World Religions in Chicago, and will continue till 27th October, i.e. Deepavali Day, the festival of lights, in three phases, with the theme of “Plastic Waste Shramdaan.

            Accordingly, the State will celebrate the launching of “Swachhata hi Seva” on 11th Sept, 2019 at DC’s Conference Hall, Kohima at 10:00 AM with Minister for PHED, Jacob Zhimomi as the special guest. Founding member of Green Team Kohima, Thangi Manen will give the keynote address.

                                                                                                (Asangla Imsong)

WORKSHOP ON NPS AT KOHIMA

            The Department of Treasuries & Accounts is organizing a 1 (one) day workshop on National Pension System (NPS) on 11th September, 2019 at the level of HODs in the Conference Hall of the Directorate of Treasuries and Accounts, Nagaland, Kohima from 11:00 A.M. In the meantime, the Department of Treasuries & Accounts and the Ministry of Income Tax, Guwahati is also jointly organizing a seminar on the subject “Seminar/Awareness Programme on TDS” at the level of State Treasury Officers on 12th September, 2019 from 11:00 A.M. in the same Conference Hall.

                                                                                                (DIPR)

RATIONALIZATION OF POLLING STATION HELD AT TUENSANG

            District Election Office Tuensang conducted a Rationalization of polling station at DC Chamber Tuensang on 7th September 2019. The meeting was attended by the political parties of the 51 A/C Noksen Assembly Constituency.

            The meeting discussed on the proposal of changing the nomenclature of the polling stations at 51 A/C assembly constituency. The following were discussed to forward to CEO Nagaland for the change of nomenclature of the polling stations namely Yimrup GPS to Yimrup GMS, Sangchen Compound to Sangchen village and Lokong to Lokhung Village.

                                                                                    (Thungti Chang, IA Tuensang)

SMALL AND MARGINAL FARMERS TO GET PENSION UNDER PM-KMDY

            The Department of Agriculture has informed that the new Central Sector Scheme of Pradhan Mantri Kisan Maandhan Yojana (PM-KMDY) has been implemented in the State of Nagaland.

            PM-KMDY is a voluntary and contributory based pension scheme administered by the Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare in partnership with LIC. Small and Marginal Farmers (SMF) who owns cultivable land up to 2 hectare and below and are in the age group of 18-40 years are eligible to subscribe and will receive minimum assured pension of Rs. 3000/- per month after attaining the age of 60 years. Agriculture Department is the Nodal Department for this Scheme in the State and will be involved in enrolment of under the scheme along with Common Service Centres (CSC).

            In this regard, all AHODs & HODs of IT & C Department; Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Services Department; Land Resource Development Department; Fisheries & Aquatic Resources Department; Horticulture Department and Sericulture Department have been requested to take necessary action for sensitizing and enrolment of SMF in this Scheme.

                                                                                                (Information Cell, Secretariat)

 

NSDMA TO CONDUCT ANNUAL NEPEx ON 26th NOVEMBER 2019

            Nagaland State Disaster Management Authority (NSDMA) is scheduled to conduct the Annual Nagaland Emergency Preparedness Exercise (NEPEx) on 26th November 2019 at respective districts to test the capability of the Government of Nagaland to respond and to manage any mega impending disaster.

            Therefore, as a precursor to the NEPEx, a one day table top exercise is being organised for the AHODs/HODs and DDMA officials on 24th October 2019 at ATI, Kohima. The AHODs/HODs of all concerned departments and two officials each from District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) have been requested to make it convenient to participate in the programme. For any clarification one may contact NSDMA Phone 0370-2270050/email: sdma.nagaland@gmail.com.

Sl. No. Date Events Place
1 24th October 2019 Capacity Development Programme of NEPEx IRS/Table Top Exercise-State Level ATI, Kohima
2 20th November 2019 Table Top Exercise-State/District Level Respective District
3 21st November 2019 NEPEx State-Wide

 

                                                                        (Nongozo Rikha, APRO)