DIPR Naga News (11.09.2020)
September 11, 2020
SLCC HOLDS REVIEW MEETING ON 7TH ECONOMIC CENSUS
The State Level Co-ordination Committee held a review meeting on the status of the ongoing 7th Economic Census at the Chief Secretary Conference hall, Kohima on 11th September 2020.
Special Secretary Economic & Statistics, Kevileno Angami highlighting on the status of the ongoing economic census said that the census/enumeration exercise is completed and out of 2276 survey frames given by GOI 2226 survey frames could be covered enumerating 4.80.0% units. However she said that 50 survey frames could not be covered for various reasons such as nonexistence, not habitated etc and that re- survey is required as directed by the Ministry for 383 units in the state.
Also on the background of the 7th Economic Census she said that the economic Census is implemented by the Ministry, GOI and conducted by the states after every five years. She added that under economic census all establishments including household enterprises engaged in production or distribution of goods/ services in non-farm agricultural and non-agricultural sector is enumerated.
She also said that the 7th economic census is currently being conducted across the country including Nagaland which was launched on 24th August 2019 and was slated for completion in three months. She further stated that State level coordination committee (SLCC) and District Level Co-ordination Committee were constituted for monitoring of the Census and the monitoring of day to day operations is assigned to the State Level Operations Committee (SLOC).
After thorough deliberation on the various issues Chief Secretary, Temjen Toy also the chairperson of the meeting remarked that the 50 survey frames which need re-survey must be done after through consultation and clarification with the GIS and Home Department.
The review meeting was attended by Departments of IT, Labour, IPR and Economic and Statistics and so far the SLCC has already held two review meetings.
1st VIRTUAL DIMAPUR DPDB MEETING CONDUCTED
In view of the present COVID 19 pandemic, Dimapur District Planning and Development Board meeting for the month of September 2020 was conducted virtually for the first time on 11th September in the NIC conference hall Dimapur, with Advisor, Sericulture, Excise and Minority Affairs also the Chairman Dimapur DPDB, Zhaleo Rio, MLA Dimapur Moatoshi and DC Dimapur Rajesh Soundararajan IAS who is the Vice chairman DPDB Dimapur. All the District officers attended the meeting virtually through zoom.
In the meeting, LADP 2020 to 21 was deliberated thoroughly where all the members unanimously gave the approval for the schemes and accordingly schemes would be sent to the Planning department. The issue of establishing Public Park for Dimapur district was also discussed, where the chairman and vice chairman Dimapur DPDB asked all concern departments for contributing the best possible support and cooperation towards the project.
MLA Dimapur Moatoshi highlighted on the need for proper monitoring of all the schemes implemented by various departments in the district.
In the meeting DC Dimapur also requested all the members to give their best support and cooperation towards COVID related activities.
PROJECT UJJWAL LAUNCHED AT KIPHIRE
Inauguration of project ‘ UJJWAL’ under the theme ‘Light up our Kiphire’ was held at Deluxe point, Kiphire on 10th September 2020, with the initiative of the District Administration.
Project ‘Ujjwal’ which is translated as ‘Bright’, is a multi phase project taken up by District administration to install street lights in Kiphire town.The District Administration acknowledge the importance of proper street lightening and devised the project ujjwal, taking the cognizance of problems faced by the public and especially girls and women of the district, after receiving several complains from various organisation regarding lack of street lighting during late hours.
Deputy Commissioner Kiphire, Abhinav Shivam, IAS stated that Kiphire is an ‘Aspirational District’ and a lot needs to be done. Kiphire being a multi tribe district, he appealed the public to be united and aspire for excellence and efficiency with honesty as the Administration is ever ready to listen to the problems and determined to find a solution. He asserted that there is no reason for Kiphire to lag behind as a district, if we come together to support daughter then Kiphire District can be transformed leveraging upon the opportunity provided by the aspirational programme into the best performing District.
The programme was chaired by ADC, Nyempo Wallim and later prayer for the project was done by the president, pastor union Kiphire.
The various phases of UJJWAL are as under:
Phase-1: To be jointly executed by District Administration and power department, to provide immediate relief to women and citizens important key points are identified in the town and the lighting shall be provided within three days.
Phase-2: To be executed in collaboration of KTC, commercial establishment and government department wherein direct all commercial establishments (Shops etc) to put up a LED Light bulb, similarly all the Government offices shall put some bulbs in their buildings to augment the provision of light in and around Kiphire town within a week of this notice.
Moreover, private residential houses along the stretches of the road in their premises to light the neighbouring road, however it is totally voluntary for private house.
Phase-3 and onwards: Shall be taken up jointly by the District Administration & power department to gradually increase the number street lights, repair and refix old street lights with future vision of covering all sub- divisions in the district.
All ward authorities, Dobashis and KTCCI will be responsible to keep a check that the street lights and bulbs are not damaged by miscreants within their own jurisdiction.
(Wangshikokla, IA Kiphire)
TASK FORCE MEETING ON COVID-19 HELD AT NOKLAK
Noklak District Task Force on Covid-19 held a meeting on 11th September 2020 at Deputy Commissioner Office, Noklak which was chaired by Deputy Commissioner, Noklak, Reny Wilfred, IAS.
The house discussed on the implementation of the revised guidelines of the Standard Operating Procedure (SOPs) of Covid-19 pandemic and affirmed that all guidelines shall be followed in toto in the District.
Strict implementation of wearing mask in the town area, in particular, was discussed and to this end, the house agreed to rigorously impose fine on the defaulters. The house entrusted Assistant Public Relations Officer, Noklak to make public announcement for public awareness.
Superintendent of Police of Noklak, Dr. Pritpal Kaur Batra, IPS raised concern on the disposal of used face mask and other protective kit materials. In this connection Noklak Town Council has been entrusted to bring out a relevant order for containing such menace.
Various other issues like Covid-19 Check Gate, Control room, loading and unloading of essential commodities and issues relating to the SOPs to be followed and follow up activities to be taken up were also discussed.
Meanwhile, separate meeting on developmental activities for the newly created Noklak District were also held on 11th September 2020 at DC Office chaired by Deputy Commissioner, Noklak, Reny Wilfred, IAS.
The house also discussed on Career Guidance, Skill Development, Agricultural Sector, Tourism and handicraft apart from others areas which are necessary for the district people. DC stated that, all the developmental activities and functioning will be tied up with separate agencies in order to have proper dissemination of information to the beneficiaries and to encourage local entrepreneurs.
The meeting was attended by SP, Assam Rifles, NAP, VGs, Khiamniungan Tribal Council, Khiamniungan Menyiu Hoilkam, Khiamniungan Students Union, NGOs, Youth volunteers and Administrative Officers.
(K.K.Chim, IA Noklak)
TUENSANG DTF REVIEWS LATEST SOP
Tuensang District Task Force for COVID 19 held a meeting on 11th September 2020. Kumar Ramnikant DC & Chairman DTF chaired the meeting.
The meeting reviewed the latest SOP of 9th September 2020 and revised Discharged Policy for COVID 19 confirmed cases issued by Department of Health and Family welfare issued on 10th September 2020.
The members of DTF also agreed to close down the Yangli check gate and the sole check gate for the district will be maintained at Chari.
The members further considered on closing down the Sao Chang College QC after all the inmates are released and only the hostels will be maintained as COVID care and observation centre.
(Thungti Chang, IA Tuensang)
PROTECT DIMAPUR COVID-19 LAUNCHES SECOND PHASE
Initiated by several Dimapur – based NGOs under the name “protect Dimapur COVID-19” launched its second phase on 11th September 2020 at DC’s Conference Hall in the presence of DC, ADC and CMO Dimapur.
Addressing the gathering DC Dimapur Rajesh Soundararajan acknowledged the team for their voluntary service helping out in different ways during the pandemic. He further stated that the cases has come down because of collective efforts and at the present situation enforcement of SOPs is much needed. He requested the volunteers to carry out the assigned work in more professional and in a polite manner.
Convenor of the campaign, Pastor, Lotha Baptist church Dimapur, Yanbemo Ovung, while addressing the volunteers, informed that the campaign would be carried out on alternative days for two weeks starting from14th September. He maintained that the campaign is to enforce the SOPs to public, shops and vendors in market places in and around Dimapur.
(Sebu Lam, IA Dimapur)
DLCC FOR POSHAN HOLDS MEETING AT TUENSANG
District Level Convergence Committee for POSHAN held a meeting at DC Conference Hall Tuensang on 11th September 2020. The meeting was chaired by Kumar Ramnikant Deputy Commissioner Tuensang.
The meeting discussed on POSHAN MAAH 2020 District Action plans as follows : 14th of September Local leaders and NGOs meeting which will be focusing on removal of stigma with regard to COVID 19, obtaining pledges/assures for practices of good nutrition, support of POSHAN Abhiyaan/ICDS/SW and support of Kitchen Garden.
17th September basing on the theme ‘Nutrition’ there will be a cooking competition where preparation of nutritious food from locally available fruits and vegetables and documentation of winning recipe. 21st mothers meeting, 25th cleanliness drive and 28th a programme on adolescent girls.
DC Tuensang said that every converging department should take a responsible role to make things happen in reality. The meeting also agreed to have an anemia camp throughout the district and to focus on implementing the nutri garden as the theme of the POSHAN states.
(Thungti Chang, IA Tuensang)
POSHAN MAAH LAUNCHED IN ZUNHEBOTO
Deputy Commissioner and Chairman, Poshan Abhiyaan, Zunheboto, Peter Lichamo on Friday, 11th September, launched the district-wide programme Poshan Maah under Poshan Abhiyaan, a central government scheme aimed at making India malnutrition free by 2022.
The launch programme was held at the DC’s conference hall in Zunheboto town. The programme was chaired by Mary V. Chishi with two main themes, identification of SAM/MAM children and development of kitchen garden. Mughalu Awomi, District Coordinator, read out the poshan pledge. The DC delivered the keynote address where he stressed that selection and identification of all beneficiaries need to be done properly.
Dr. Nukshisangla Jamir, DPO (RCH&UIP) represented the Department of Health and Family Welfare. She spoke on the importance of nutrition and Covid-19 awareness. Vote of thanks was delivered by Atula Kikon.
(Sharon, IA Zunheboto)
COORDINATION MEETING ON COVID-19 HELD AT CHANGTONGYA
Co-Ordination meeting on new Covid-19 SOP released by State Government and unlocking of lockdown measure was held on 11 of September 2020 at the office chamber of SDO (C) Changtongya.
The meeting was chaired by Moakumzuk Tzudir SDO (C) Changtongya. He said that the new guideline will be followed and further encouraged all the stakeholders to co-operate and to spread the awareness of the new SOP released by the State Government to the publicand also to follow the precautionary measure which include wearing face mask, maintaining social distance and to wash hand frequently.
ESSAY COMPETITION HELD AT MON
On the occasion of poshan maah celebration organised by Mon District Convergence Action Plan Committee an essay competition was conducted at District Programme Office Mon (Poshan maah) on the topic “As a woman, what would you like to see in today society” on 11th September 2020. Altogether 14 (fourteen) schools participated in the programme.
The results of the essay competition are as follows: N. Niangmai Konyak from John’s Higher Secondary School Mon bagged the first position where Ajat Salim WC from Christ King School Mon bagged the second position and Lipan N from Little Flower School, Mon the third position.
ADC BHANDARI NOTIFIES
Additional Deputy Commissioner Bhandari has issued an order on 8th September 2020 for revised the rate of the following items.
- Piglets (two months) – Rs. 3500
- Chicken (Local) – Rs. 400 per kg
- Chicken (broiler)- Rs.160 per kg
- Fish (margur) – Rs. 210 per kg
- Daily wages (skilled) – Rs. 550 per day
- Unskilled (men) – Rs. 400 per day
- Unskilled (women) – Rs. 350 per day
The mention rates/prices are subject to revision/review from time to time.
Shops running without proper permits have been given 15 (fifteen) days from the date of issue of this order to get shops registered/avail permit from the Authority,
Shops including pharmacies should not charge price of commodities/products above the MRP.
All shops under Bhandari town have been directed to display shop permit and rates chart in their respective shops.
It is also stated that non-compliance of the above rates shall be penalized with the sum of 1000 for the first offences and Rs 1500 for the 2nd offences and 3rd time offences, shop permit will be cancelled without any further notice. Head Dobashi was directed to conduct surprise checking from time to time to enforce the fixed rates of various items and also to check the expired items/goods.
TEAM FORMED FOR MONITORING GUIDELINES FOR NEW SOP AT ABOI
On the consolidated guidelines on covid-19, EAC Aboi Lithrila Sangtam has notified for enforcement of guidelines for business establishments which will include all shops, markets, tea stalls and barber shops etc to be monitored by EAC Aboi; officer in-charge police station Aboi, KU, KNSK, AASU, ATSU. Institution including government office, work places, educational institution, banks, ATMs and churches will monitor EAC, BDO, Officer in-charge police station Aboi.
The team will monitor social distancing, wearing mask, protection of vulnerable population and construction of building, roads and other miscellaneous issues where members consists of EAC Aboi, EE, PWD (R&B) Aboi, SDO (NH) Aboi, Hd DB Addl DC Aboi and representative from KU, KNSK, All Aboi Student Union (AASU) and Aboi Town Student Union (ATSU).
LIFE SKILL PROGRAMME AT SHAMATOR
The two day Life Skill & Sustainable Livelihood training to educated unemployed women began at EBRC Hall Shamator, organised by Yimchungrü Berü Arihako Shamator Area (YBASA).
The program was chaired by Toshila V.P. YBASA. Introduction of the program was given by C. Tsurila Field Co-Ordinator NEN. Other highlights included words of encouragement by Lankonsen Tsanglao ADC, short speeches by Kiuji V.P. YTC and Yanhokiu President Public Forum Shamator and vote of thanks by Esther President YBASA.
(Shahoto IA Shamator)
COTPA CONDUCTS RAID AT WOKHA
Under National Tobacco Control Programmed (NTCP) COTPA flying squad consisting of District Administration, Police, Excise, Lotha Students Union, DBs and Women Police and members from NTCP led by District Nodal Officer Dr. Daisy conducted the raids on tobacco products in an around the Schools and Colleges areas on 11th September 2020.
The team was divided in to four groups and raid was carried out in all the institutional areas within Wokha town where the team seized various tobacco products selling in an around the schools and colleges area, altogether 15 (fifteen) defaulters were penalized under COTPA Act.
District Nodal Officer NTCP, Dr. Daisy informs that similar raids will be carried out frequently. She also thanked all members for the support extended in carrying out the raid.
The seized products were destroyed the same day in presence of all the flying squad members.
(Zubenthung, IA Wokha)
DC KOHIMA NOTIFIES
Deputy Commissioner, Kohima Gregory Thejawelie has informed all concerned that the under mentioned Hotels/Lodges which are already trained by the Medical Team/Experts on Covid-19 infection and notified by the DC office as a Paid Quarantine Centre(s) of Kohima District shall continue to take in returnees/travellers from outside the State.
- Hotel Vivor
- Hotel De-oriental
- Hotel Lavisto
- Hotel Holiday Oki
- Hotel Grandeur
- Hotel Millennium
- Hotel Ariel
- Hotel Cimorb
In addition, the following under-mentioned Hotels/Lodges which are already declared as Paid Quarantine Centre(s) to isolate/quarantine the Health Workers and various other Frontline Workers of Covid-19, Kohima shall continue to provide service as notified.
- Hotel Eastgate
- Hotel 2K
- Hotel Pine
- Hotel Eden
- Hotel Japfu
Further, as per the Revised Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for returnees and travelers entering Nagaland issued by the Home Department Notification issued Vide No. NSDMA-ER-COVID- 19/301/2020(Pt-JI), Dated Kohima, the 9th September 2020, all other remaining Hotels/Lodges, under Kohima District, which are not trained by the Medical Team/Experts on Covid-19 and not notified officially by DC Office are directed to provide services to the domestic travelers/customers only as decided by District Task Force Kohima during its meeting on 9th September 2020. However, all Health Advisory, SOPs and Guidelines of the Government need to be strictly followed while providing services to the domestic customers/travelers.
Failure to comply with the aforementioned guidelines will be penalized under Section 51 to 60 of the Disaster Management Act, 2005, the Epidemic Disease Act, 1897 and relevant sections of IPC.
ADC KOHIMA INFORMS ON COVID-19 POSITIVE DETECTION
ADC Kohima Lithrongla Tongpi Rutsa has informed that in view of the detection of a COVID-19 positive person residing at the following locations viz Daklane colony, ATI, Hotel De Oriental Grande, Upper PWD Colony, Officer’s Hill, Upper AG Colony, Lower AG Colony, Potterlane Colony, the areas defined below are demarcated as SEALED AREA in order to contain the spread of the disease or infection and for necessary contact tracing
All movement of person or vehicles within the defined Sealed area is strictly restricted or prohibited and under active surveillance with effect from the date of sealing
- House No-42 (A) Daklane Colony Kohima
- Room No-112, ATI, Kimho Kohima
- Room No-201,
Hotel De Oriental Grande
- House No- 27, upper PWD Colony, Kohima
- House No- 134, officers Hill Kohima
- House No- B12, upper AG Colony Kohima
- Postal inspection Bungalow, Head Post Office, Kohima,
- TTC 14, Lower AG Colony Kohima
- House No- 66, Potterlane colony Kohima
(Akamla IA Kohima)