Naga News

DIPR Naga News (11.6.2019)


            A meeting of the State Level Coordination Committee (SLCC) for 7th economic census was held at the Conference Room of the Chief Secretary on 11th June 2019 under the chairmanship of Chief Secretary Nagaland, Temjen Toy who is also the Chairman, SLCC. The meeting discussed matters concerning the payment of honorarium to the supervisors and enumerators and the logistic support on arrangement of manpower for implementation on the 7th Economic Census.

            At the outset, Chief Secretary, Temjen Toy, pointed out that, economic census is very important as through this, GST are calculated and are taken into account for everything from loans right up to finance commission. He asked the field officers not to take it as a routine thing but to give a true picture after enumeration is done and appealed to the field officers to have constant check and to work out a mechanism in monitoring every household.

            Commissioner & Secretary, Information Technology, K. D. Vizo, ITS  while highlighting the conduct of the 7th Economic Census said  that, Economic Census is conducted on all India basis covering all the States and UTs in the country. The Economic Census is known to be one of the most complex and massive administrative exercises in which all establishments “whether households or non-households, big or small, in the Private or Public sector – are enumerated.

            Economic Census provide up-to-date information on operational and other characteristics, viz., number of establishments; number of persons employed; source of finance; type of ownership, religion code and social group of propriety/establishments, according to their industrial activity including their distribution at all-India, State, district, village/ward levels for comprehensive analysis of the structure of the economy which will be used for micro level/ decentralized planning and also for undertaking detailed follow up sample surveys to assess contribution of various sectors of the economy in the Gross Domestic Product.

            He also added that the main objectives for conducting the 7th Economic Census were to provide detailed information on operational and other variables, activity wise, of all the establishments (excluding crop production, plantation, public administration, defense and compulsory social security) of the country including their distribution at all- India, State, district, village/ward levels for comprehensive analysis of the structure of the economy (macro, micro, regional levels) and for benchmark purposes; to provide updated Directory of Establishments up to the village/ward level for local level planning purposes and use the same as an input for the development of National Business Register, which would be useful for estimation of District Domestic Product and to provide an up to date frame (list) from which samples could be drawn for collecting detailed information.

            Commissioner & Secretary, Economic & Statistic, Kelei Zeliang, IAS during the discussion in the meeting said the payment of honorarium to the supervisors and enumerators fixed at Rs. 3 per household in the country should be increased to Rs. 10 per household due to the inconvenience faced by the supervisors and enumerators since our state is a terrain area. He also added that the work would be carried out by three stack holders, Common Service Centre, Department of Economics & Statistic and National Sample Survey Organisation (Field Operation Division).

                                                                                    (Tovikali & Maongtemjen, IA)



            The community mobilization and sensitization training on role and responsibilities of SMC, RTE ACT 2009, Quality (LEARNING OUTCOME, PINDICS and others), social audit, Account Maintenance, Record Keeping and Shagunotsav, Mid-Day Meal (MDM), Special training (OoSC), Shaala Shidi etc was conducted on 11th June 2019 at AMK Hall, Kohima.

            Addressing the participants, State Mission Director, Samagra Shiksha, Kevileno Anagami said that the Government has constituted the school management committee (SMC) under Nagaland communitization of public institutions and service Act, 2002 at the village, ward, town and urban education for the purpose of the Nagaland Right of children to get free and compulsory education. Stating that SMC was setup to monitor the working of the school, prepare and recommend school development plan and to monitor the utilization of the grants received from the Government and Local Authority or any other sources. She appreciated the SMC Rusoma Village under Kohima district for contributing their services not only with government assistance but with their own innovative ideas for the improvement of the schools.

            While highlighting on the role and Responsibilities of SMC and RTE Act 2009, Associate Professor (Reader), SCERT, Thungchibemo Lotha said that universalization of Elementary Education (UEE) is a constitutional commitment to provide free and compulsory education to all children of the age group of 6 to 14 years  school drop- out children are increasing  every year at all the level  due to different reason and  urged the SMC , as a responsible member to let the enrolled in the school and to ensure  that free and compulsory education are given to all the categories of children

            The programme was chaired by Assistant District Co-ordinator DMA, SSA Kohima, Vote of thanks pronounced by Visato Koso, Coordinator, EBRC L. Khel Kohima and organized by District Mission Authority (DMA) SSA Kohima.

                                                                                    (Akamla IA Kohima)


            Organized by the District Mission Authority, SSA, Mokokchung, Community Mobilization & Training under Sub-Divisional Education Officer (SDEO), Mokokchung was held at Town Hall, Mokokchung on 11th June 2019.

            Delivering the key note address, SDO (C), Mokokchung, Abhinav Shivam asked the gathering to be the agents of transformation. Saying that Education is the key to transforming a society, Abhinav said “we need to educate ourselves if we need to transform our society”.

            He said many students in the school are from poor families. He therefore asked the people involved in educating and molding these children to consider the child as their own. The way we care the children we are nurturing the society Abhinav said. He reiterated that if we fail the child we are failing humanity and failing ourselves as humans for the way we care the children we are nurturing the society.

            The programme was followed by technical session. Topics on Right to Education with specific reference to Re-constitution of SMC/WEC, Account maintenance & Record keeping, Inclusive Education were presented during the first session. During the second session, topics on Midday Meal, Learning Outcome & NAS 2017, OoSC/Residential Hostel and UDISE & SDMIS were presented followed by discussion after both the session.

                                                                                    (Lanukaba, IA Mokokchung)


            One day media seminar on social media was organised by North East Press Service (NEPS) News group at Raj Bhavan, Kohima on 10th June 2019.

            Governor of Nagaland, P.B. Acharya speaking at the seminar said that print media, electronic media and social media are supplementary to each other. Governor said that social media is a great blessing provided one knows how to make the best use of it. He said that one should not be scared about the negative side of social media but use it as a means to empower oneself and also address the problem of the society. Also stressing the importance of education he said, society can only progress where there is education and even suggested introducing it as a subject in the school and college syllabus in future.

            Governor called upon the younger generation to adept with the changes happening around them and also to change their mindset to strengthen the society. He challenged the participants to embrace social media and utilize the medium to build up the society.

            Nagaland Press Association President, H. Chishi speaking on the topic “traditional mass media and social media” said that social media have become an integral part of modern society and the presence of such new media has threatened the existence of newspapers and even the publication and circulation have come down to some extent.

            He said social media has changed the lives of many people, as it provides a better social life where anyone can contact with all their near and dear ones with just a click. He further added that students have become smarter as they are being exposed to a whole new world of technology through social media.

            IG (Range), Sonia Singh, IPS speaking on the topic “police-citizen communication in the special media age”, said that the state police is well equipped to deal with cyber crimes or other related offences in the state. She warned the people against circulating fake news and information saying that the creator as well as those forwarding the fake news in social media was equally liable to be punished by the law. She urged the people to use social media judiciously and to respect others privacy. She further cautioned people that social media should not be a platform to airs one’s fear, emotions, vengeance, revenge etc.

            She said police are there to protect the people and social media is an important medium to connect with the citizens by sharing of critical information, dissemination of advisories and laws, creating awareness and to establish mutual communication.

            The programme was attended by students, journalists from different news agencies and organizations, PRO Defence, PRO Assam Rifles and others. NEPS also gave away certificate of participation to the entire participant.

                                                                                    (Esuihangle, IA)


            The 2nd NAP Battalion, Alichen will be conducting its XXIII Inter Company Sports Week from 12th to 15th June 2019 at its Hrqs Alichen. The competition will include Football, Volleyball, Badminton, B.P.E.T, Athletics etc. The meet will witness seven companies vying for medals and trophies in various events. During the sports week, cultural items and songs will be presented by different companies and the newly formed band Milak Native Voice respectively.

            The closing ceremony will be on 15th June 2019 at 3 P.M. the programme will be graced by Rajashekhara, IPS, DIGP (R/NAP) Mokokchung as the guest of honour.

                                                                                    (Lanukaba, IA Mokokchung)