DIPR Naga News (18.10.2021)
October 18, 2021
STATE NODAL OFFICER FOR METEOROLOGY VISITS IMD
As initiated by Agriculture Production Commissioner, Y. Kikheto Sema, IAS, State Nodal Officer for Meteorology & Additional Director, Soil & Water conservation department, K. Khekiho Shohe, visited the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on 14th October for the first time after assuming his responsibility at the Mausam Bhavan.
He was welcomed by different division heads and discussed various pertinent issues and technologies for the benefit and safety of the state and its citizens. During the deliberation, they assured the Nodal Officer to set up 1 Doppler Radar Weather Station at Kohima for the entire state, one Automatic Weather Station (AWS) at Kohima Helipad on a pilot project for safety landing and takeoff and one each Agro- AWS network including soil moisture and soil temperature sensors in the premises of KVKs to be installed this year at Kiphire and Mokokchung. Further, the officials of the IMD pledge to offer more modern technologies and other programs in the near future, including early setting up of AWSs in all the official helipads of the state.
DC MON HANDS OVER LETTER OF INTIMATION FOR SANCTION UNDER PRADHAN MANTRI GARIB KALYAN PACKAGE
Deputy Commissioner, Mon on 16th October 2021 handed over a letter intimating the sanction of Rs. 50,00,000/- (Fifty Lakh Only) under “Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package: Insurance Scheme for Health Workers Fighting COVID-19” to the family members of the healthcare worker who succumbed to COVID-19 while performing his duty under the establishment of Primary Health Center (PHC) Naginimora, Mon. The amount was directly credited to the bank account of the wife of the deceased healthcare worker.
The Deputy Commissioner informed that the Union Government had launched the “Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package: Insurance Scheme for Health Workers Fighting COVID-19” on 24th April 2021 in order to provide safety net to the dependents of healthcare workers who are deputed to take care of COVID-19 patients. It provides a comprehensive personal cover of Rs. 50 lakh to all healthcare providers including community health workers and private health workers drafted by the Government for the care of COVID-19 patients and for those who may have come in direct contact of COVID-19 patients and were at risk of being impacted by it.
(Renbenthung, IA Mon)
WORLD STUDENTS’ DAY OBSERVED ACROSS THE STATE
Kohima: The Nagaland State Legal Services Authority under the aegis of the National Legal Service Authority observed World Student Day on 15th October as part of the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav and Legal Services Week in the District legal Services Authorities focusing on ‘Right to Education Act’ in achieving quality and inclusive accessible education with Legal literacy Clubs, Law students, schools, colleges among others.
Phek DLSA organized a programme at Phek Government College. Neiwe Mero, Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, PGC spoke on the significance of the day; Thomeweu, Panel lawyer, Phek DLSA, spoke on ‘Right to Education Act, 2019. 40 Students attended the programme. Vice President, PGCSU, chaired the program.
Dimapur DLSA awareness with City Law College, Dimapur students wherein panel lawyer Moatila Ao spoke on the Right to Education Act and Principal, CLC Leonard Aier delivered the welcome note while Sangto Longchar, Dimapur DLSA, Project Assistant chaired the programme. 30 students attended the programme.
Zunheboto DLSA observed World Students Day with Legal Literacy Club of St. Anthony School at St. Peter Hostel, Amphoto Colony. Tovi Z Yeptho, Project Assistant emphasised on Right to Education and other basic Legal rights and laws with regard to students.
Wokha DLSA conducted an awareness programme and Speech Competition with Government High School Wozhuro and Green Valley School, Wozhuro. Para Legal Volunteer Zujano Kikon gave a talk on Right to Education, Health & Family Welfare Schemes. Tumchobeni Km, Green Valley School, Soyingro Khuvung, Green Valley School, and Lideno Ngullie Government High School Wozhuro were adjudged as the winners. PLV Janbenthung Ngullie and Lokyoni Odyuo, teacher GHS, Wozhuro were the judges.
Tuensang DLSA organized a programme at Government Primary School station ‘B’ Shamator. PLV Tsurito spoke on right to education. The programme was organised by PLV Thsangtong and Tsurito and Kihomong teacher GPS delivered the welcome address. All together 35 beneficiaries attended the programme.
Kohima DLSA celebrate World student Day at Kohima Law College, Kohima. Vimeno highlighted the objectives and provision of Right to Education Act. Toshi O Longkumer, Advocate, Guwahati High Court, Kohima bench shared on Professional Ethics & Art of Advocacy. He encouraged the students to uphold the essence of legal profession and to act in dignified manner. Atila Pongen, Panel lawyer also emphasised on legal services activities.
Mokokchung DLSA held a programme with Mokokchung Law College and also held an event for revamping the MLC Legal Services Clinic. Para legal volunteers of the college were assigned for manning the said clinic. A beautification drive around the college campus by planting flowers and trees was also held.