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DIPR Naga News (21.11.2020)


Principal Secretary Home, R. Ramakrishnan IAS has informed that in view of the recent detection of COVID-19 positive cases and in the interest of the public safety, there shall be a total restriction of visitors in the Nagaland Civil Secretariat Complex.

All employees should have valid ID Card which they should display to the checking staff while entering the Secretariat.

All employees within the establishment have been advised not to entertain outsiders or visitors and to follow precautionary measures at all times of wearing mask, regular washing of hands and maintaining social and physical distancing to ensure general safety.

Any Correspondences or letter may be emailed to the Department (the list of departmental email ids is available on the State Portal or may be delivered to the staff at the entrance gate and the concerned department Nodal Officer may be informed to collect from the Main Gate Reception. The order has come into effect till further orders.

(Akamla IA Kohima)



World Fisheries Day was celebrated at Government Demonstration Fish Farm, Thizama Kohima on 21st November 2020 with Advisor for Fisheries & Aquatic Resources, Evaluation, Economics & Statistics, L. Khumo Khiamniungan as the Special Guest.

The programme was organised by the Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources, Nagaland where Commissioner & Secretary Fisheries & AR, Dinesh Kumar IAS chaired the programme who also spoke on the significance of the World Fisheries Day in his welcome address.

Advisor, L. Khumo said the day was observed to explore towards the solutions of our economy in sustainable model. “World Fisheries Day serves as an important reminder that we need to change the way we manage the global Fisheries in order to maintain stocks and healthy equatic eco systems” he added. He also stated that apart from contributing to the food security of the country, a fishery is an important sector in India, which plays a vital role in the economy of the country, which contributes about 1.07 percent to the GDP while 5.3 percent to the agriculture and allied activities. The Advisor lauded the department for assisting the fish farmers in building up their economy and livelihoods and encouraged them to continue with the good work for further upliftment of the fish farmers in the state.

Additional Director of Fisheries & AR, Rongsennungba stated that India is one of the largest fish producing countries in the world and shares 7.58% to the global production, contributing 1.24% to India’s Gross Value Added (GVA) and 7.28% to the agricultural GVA. He said that the Department undertakes various projects and programmes for the development of the Fisheries sector in the State to attain self sufficiency in fish production through sustainable development of Fisheries activities. It focuses on optimising production and productivity so as to generate gainful employment opportunities enhancing the State GDP and improve the standard of living in the rural sector.

Stating that the demand of fish in the State has been estimated to the tune of 22,000 MT@11 kg per capita consumption as recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO) against the present population of 1980602 persons (2011 census), Rongsennungba said that the current anticipated fish production (2019-20) in the State stands at 9448.12 MT. In addition, a bulk quantity of 3700 MT fish is supplemented by importing fish from outside the State that provides a total per capita consumption of only 6.68 kgs, which is far behind the requirement. He therefore said that there is an urgent need to increase the production of fish in the State to meet the growing consumer demand.

The Additional Director also thanked all department officials, fishers, fish farmers and fish workers for their efforts and contribution towards the development of Fisheries and its activities and further called upon them to re-dedicate themselves to work sincerely for the development of Fisheries in the State in future. “Let us bring sustainable and productive Fisheries development in the State so as to provide improve food and nutrition, livelihoods and employment through Fisheries Sector, thereby making the celebration of World Fisheries Day more meaningful and significant”, he added.

Others who also spoke on the occasion included District Fishery Officer Wokha, C. Dory Yanthan and one fish farmer on behalf of the Progressive Fish Farmers.

Other highlights of the programme included release of training manuals and leaflets by the special guest, Commissioner and Secretary and others while presentation of awards/felicitation was carried out by Kohima District Fishery Officer, Dr. Vimezo Kire and vote of thanks by Deputy Director, Neitho-o Kuotsu.

During the occasion, District Fishery Office, Kohima was also inaugurated by the Special Guest and as part of the inaugural programme a workshop cum training on breeding and culture of common carp followed by an interactive session with the farmers were conducted as inaugural activities.

(DPRO, Kohima)


Additional Deputy Commissioner Kohima, Lithrongla Tongpi Rutsa has informed that in order to facilitate site cutting for the ongoing Four-Lane construction between Kohima to Dimapur at the stretch below CRPF Camp, Sechü-Zubza, all vehicular movement at the aforementioned stretch shall remain closed from 07:00 AM of Sunday the 22ndNovember to 05:00 AM of Monday the 23rd November 2020.

All vehicular movements shall, however, be allowed at the under mentioned alternative route during the said period: For Light Vehicles travelling from Kohima side to take to an alternate route from Don Bosco School Sechu-Zubza approach road to Shalom Bible Seminary/ Assam Rifles Camp Zubza Road and vice versa. For all Heavy Vehicles going from Kohima side to take the 10 Mile Road from Tsiesema to Peducha bridge and vice versa.

The information has been issued for strict compliance of all concerned.

(DPRO, Kohima)


Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC), Rhosietho Nguori, NCS had issued an order in pursuance to the advisory for weddings, marriages and social events received from Directorate of Health and Family Welfare, Government of Nagaland vide No. DHFW/ COVID- 19/ 2019- 20/ 6286- 98 dated Kohima 17th November, 2020, informed to all concerned that those organising weddings and similar social events have to take permission from the office of ADC cum Chairman of Tening Sub- Division Task Force at least two weeks prior to the date of the event to ensure that all COVID- 19 protocols and SOPs.

According to the order vide NO.TNG/DEV-9/ MED/ 2019 dated Tening the 20th November, 2020 to adhere to the interest and safety of the public at large.

(Kiso, IA Tening)


The University Grants Commission (UGC), Ministry of Education, Government of India had issued a notification for celebration of Constitution Day, also known as Samvidhan Divas, on 26th November, 2020.

An important part of the celebration was the reading of the Preamble to the Constitution and reaffirming the commitment to uphold its ideology. This year the Prime Minister would lead the reading of the Preamble at 11:00 AM on 26th November during the Conference of the All India Presiding Officers at Kevadia, Gujarat.

According to the notification issued by Prof. Rajnish Jain, secretary of UGC vide D.O. No. 14- 22/ 2015 (CPP-II) dated 19th November, 2020 directed that all the officers, staff and students of the Universities and their affiliated/ constituent Colleges may also join the Prime Minister at 11:00 AM on 26th November from their respective officer/ locations. Other activities including talks/ webinars on constitution values and fundamental principles of India Indian constitutions may also be organised by adhering to the guidelines issued in the awake of COVID-19 pandemic.

The order directed to take suitable actions for Constitution Day on 26th November, 2020 with enthusiasm and fervour and intimate the details of the action taken at University Activity Monitoring Portal of UGC (

(Kiso, IA Tening)


A total of 81 (eighty one) cases of liquor seized on different occasion during routine check was destroyed on 20/11/2020 at the premises of Police Station-11 Mokokchung. The seized consignment was destroyed in presence of Temsuchuba SDO (C), Chuba SDPO, Purngangtet APP, Susang Ao P.I and DPRO Mokokchung.

(Lanukaba, IA Mokokchung)



The full text is as follows:

“As regards the total number of COVID-19 cases detected today, it is 66 cases- 1 in Kohima, 51 in Dimapur and 14 in Tuensang. The total number of positive cases in the State now stands at 10,674.

Out of the 10,674 positive cases, the total recoveries so far are 9,137. The active cases are 1,370 and there have been 51 deaths. As per the severity of symptoms 1,323 active cases are asymptomatic, 26 active cases are mild, 11 active cases are moderate on oxygen, 4 active cases are severe on oxygen, 5 active cases are critical without oxygen and 1 active case is on ventilator.

Further, out of 10,674 positive cases, the distribution across various categories of people are: 4,420 cases of Armed Forces/ Police, 1,753 cases of Returnees, 3,997 cases of Traced Contacts and 504 cases of Frontline Workers.

A total of 67,309 samples have been sent for testing through RT-PCR and results of 66,369 samples have been received. In addition, a total 35,529 samples have been sent for testing on Truenat and results of 35,501 samples have been received. Through Rapid Antigen Test 6,691 samples have been tested.”