Naga News

DIPR Naga News (09.11.2020)


A rehearsal on counting of votes for Bye Election to the 14 Southern Angami I (ST) Assembly Constituency conducted on 3rd November 20202 was carried out today the 9th November 2020 in the DC’s Conference Hall Kohima.

In present of Chief Electoral Officer, Nagaland, Abhijit Sinha along with Addl. CEO Moa Aier, General Observer, S.K Pradhan and Deputy Commissioner and District Election Officer, Mohammed Ali Shihab A, the Counting Supervisors, Counting Assistants and Micro Observers carried out the counting procedures demonstrated by the District Level Master Trainers.

DC & DEO Kohima, Mohammed Ali Shihab A highlighted on the importance of counting procedures to be followed as per the guidelines and also called upon the counting officials to maintain decorum throughout the counting process.

Returning Officer and SDO (C) Ruopfukuotuo Noudi also appraised the officials to take serious note of the section 128 in the Representation of the People Act 1951 “maintenance of secrecy of voting” and to perform their assigned duties as per the ECI guidelines. He also highlighted on the other procedures to be carried out on the counting day.

(DPRO & Shahlong, IA Kohima)


The monthly District Planning and Development Board meeting was held on 9th November 2020 at Deputy Commissioner conference hall, Wokha. Vice Chairman DPDB Wokha & DC, Orenthung Lotha chaired the meeting.

Principal Mt.Tiyi College, Libanthung Ngullie presented the activities of the college through power point presentation where he stated that Mount Tiyi College is the only Government College in Wokha District, established in 1974 as a private college which initially provided PU (Arts)course under NEHU, and later upgraded to degree level in 1979. The college was taken over by the State Government in 1987, and affiliated to the Nagaland University in 1995.He also said that the college is committed to educate the students from all backgrounds helps them explore possibilities, advance knowledge and engage them in self and social growth. Strive to innovate effective ways to create a learner-centred environment for all minds to interact, assimilate and pursue excellence.

Highlighting some of the achievements during the recent years, Ngullie said that black topping of road from the college gate to the main building through the contribution by DY. Chief
Minister, Y. Patton, Minister for Home & PWD, was successfully completed. Women’s hostel extension completed, Construction of Basketball court completed, 8 lane running track under construction, Boys Hostel extension under RUSA completed, Construction of Indoor Badminton Stadium completed, Roofing of the main building completed, Tribal Museums successfully set up, Introduced honours in all the six Subjects, Online examination done with98.76% pass, NAAC Assessment successfully carried out Facilities provided by the College, includes Hostel for Boys & Girls, Sports facilities like Volley ball court, Basket ball court, Indoor Stadium, 8 (eight) lane running track (under construction), Library facilities, Automated Library with e-Books & Internet facilities, Computers Lab with internet facilities, Smart class room (4 classrooms), Photocopy facilities with 3 (three) Xerox machines, Generator facilities, Conference room, Tribal Museum, Smart board – 2 nos, Bio-metric machine for attendance recording, Aqua guard (4 nos) for clean drinking water, Canteen facilities, IGNOU Study Centre, Common room for Boys & Girls, 2 (two)College Buses. To turn the College into a centre of excellence catering to the needs of the district and also of the neighbouring districts, he urged all to extend support and cooperation.

Executive Engineer, PHED informed that departments wanting to avail new pipeline/ water connection are requested to submit application for the same.

ADC & Administrator Wokha Town Council also informed the board that proposal for construction for approach roads leading to important locations within the town area have already been submitted to Department of Urban Development for consideration.

(DPRO & Zubenthung, IA Wokha)


ADC & SDPDB, Pughoboto Vice Chairman Thungchanbemo Tungoe has informed that the Sub Divisional Planning and Development Board for the month of November will be held at the DB court hall, Pughoboto at 11.a.m on 13th November 2020. Therefore, ADC has asked all to attend the meeting without fail.

(APRO Pughoboto)


            The Department of Personnel & Administrative Reforms in a notification dated 29th October 2020 has informed that consequent upon the appointment of Principal Secretary, Parliamentary Affairs, V. Shashank Shekhar, IAS and Commissioner & Secretary, Information & Public Relations and New & Renewable Energy, V. Maria Yanthan as General Observers for General Elections to various State Legislative Assemblies, the following officers will be allowed to hold additional charge of following Departments till further orders –

  1. Sehjang Doungel, NCS, Secretary will hold additional charge of Parliamentary Affairs
  2. Angelina Tajen, NCS, Additional Secretary will hold additional charge of New & Renewable Energy and
  3. Kekhrievor Kevichusa, IPos, Commissioner & Secretary, Industries & Commerce will hold additional charge of Information & Public Relations.


(Nouneseno, IA)


Deputy Commissioner Phek, Sachin Jaiswal, IAS has informed all the Villages/affected persons/groups that the assessment of properties for payment of damage compensation with respect to the 2-Lane Road construction project from Kohima to Jessami under Phek District is almost completed and the process of payment of damage compensation for the affected properties is at a very advanced stage.

Since the rainy season has ended, we have a short working/dry season which has to be utilized optimally for timely completion of the 2-Lane road construction project, the notification stated.

Therefore the DC Phek has informed all the affected villages/landowners/persons/groups to remove the plantations, timber, forested plantation etc along the proposed ROW (Right of Way) within two week’s time from the date of issue of this office order so that the road construction activities can commence unhindered.

                                                                                                (DPRO Phek)


ADC Jalukie, Dr. Tinojongshi Chang, NCS has notified that in view of the detection of COVID-19 Positive persons through Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) and in order to take preventive measures to contain the spread of COVID-19 and as per the SOP issued by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Directorate of General Health Service (EMR) Division, Govt. of India, 4th June 2020, House No. 108 located under Beisumpuikam Village has been sealed with effect from 8th October, 2020 till further order.

Further, the ADC has advised all publics and all concern to follow all safety precautions of wearing masks at all time, frequently washing hands and maintain social distance/physical distance to ensure public hygiene and personal hygiene.

ADC cautioned that any person violating this order will be liable to be prosecuted as per the provisions of Section 51 to 60 of the Disaster Management Act, 2005 besides legal action under Section-188 of the IPC.

(DPRO Peren)



The full text is as follows:

“As regard the total number of COVID-19 cases detected today, it is 29 cases- 14 in Kohima, 13 in Dimapur, 1 in Peren and 1 in Tuensang. The total number of positive cases in the State now stands at 9,503.

Out of the 9,503 positive cases, the total recoveries so far are 8,423. The active cases are 941 and there have been 40 deaths. As per the severity of symptoms 887 active cases are asymptomatic, 29 active cases are mild, 10 active cases are moderate on oxygen, 10 active cases are severe on oxygen, 1 active case is critical without oxygen and 4 active cases are on ventilator.

Further, out of 9,503 positive cases, the distribution across various categories of people are: 4,082 cases of Armed Forces/ Police, 1,676 cases of Returnees, 3,281 cases of Traced Contacts and 464 cases of Frontline Workers.

A total of 64,309 samples have been sent for testing through RT-PCR and results of 63,334 samples have been received. In addition, a total 34,389 samples have been sent for testing on Truenat and results of 34,348 samples have been received. Through Rapid Antigen Test 4,528 samples have been tested.”