Naga News

DIPR Naga News (22.10.2021)


Medical equipment and consumables worth Rs. 50 Lakhs donated by EKAM for District Hospital Noklak was handed over to Medical Minister, Pangnyu Phom on 22nd October 2021 at his office chambers in the Nagaland Civil Secretariat, Kohima. The Minister also received an ambulance equipped with the latest medical technology, donated by Santhi Medical Information Center, on behalf of the Department. The Ambulance will act as a Mobile Medical Unit for Noklak.

Addressing the programme, Phom thanked both EKAM and Santhi Medical Information Center for their generous contribution towards the people of Nagaland in particular and Noklak in general and stated that it was a joyous occasion for all. He appreciated Joint Secretary Home, Reny Wilfred for taking the effort in connecting the NGOs with the State of Nagaland. He also seek support of the people in keeping and making proper use of the medical equipment.

Others who spoke at the programme included, Advisor Printing & Stationary, H Haiying, Advisor Economics & Statistics, L Khumo, DC Noklak, Joint Secretary Home and representatives from Medical Department and the two NGOs.

(Akummeren, IA)



The District Health Society Committee, Kohima had a review meeting on 22nd October 2021 at the DC’s Conference hall, Kohima. The meeting was based on the performance and status of health units in the District.

CMO Kohima, Dr. Vezokholu Theyo presented a slide show covering the topics on health centre status, ANC, laboratory and patient services, deliveries, immunization, family planning and Covid-19 vaccination status. She also stressed on the programmes of National Urban Health Mission (NUHM), Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakaram, NVBDCP IEC / BCC activities done by the Districts, National Leprosy Eradication Programme (NLEP), Non Communicable Disease, Law Enforcement Activities and Nagaland Healthcare Acts.

District TB Officer, Dr. Akaba Jamir highlighted on the status of tuberculosis infection in the state. He mentioned that India has the highest estimated burden of Tuberculosis Infection (TBI) in the world and nearly 35- 40 crore Indian population have TBI of which 26 lakhs are estimated to develop TB disease annually.

He stated that with an aim to eliminate TB by 2025 Prime Minister of India has carried out various activities like, “TB Hareega Desh Jeetega campaign-TB free India mission” which was launched by Minister of Health & Family welfare on 25th September 2019.

He also highlighted the facilities available under NTEP for Free Diagnosis of Sputum sample, Free Drugs, Free Treatment, Nutritional Support (NPY), Travel support, Financial incentives to private supporters etc

            DPO, DAPCU, Sentimongla Tsudir reported on HIV/AIDS status in Nagaland and the facilities available in the State and briefed on the achievements of DAPCU in sensitisation and awareness programmes held in the district.

(Siizo Kikhi IA, Kohima)


The two-day training on live sound management imparted to technicians of Information & Public Relations (IPR) Department at Conference Hall, Directorate of IPR, Kohima concluded on 22nd October 2021, with Managing Director, Pheto Music & Film Academy, Dimapur, Kashito Kiba as the resource person.

Director, IPR, Er. Z. Tokishe Sema addressing the culmination programme exhorted the trainees to give their best in their service, stating that state employees salary alone accounts for nearly 80% of total budget of the State Government, and now with stricter measures to  streamline the workforce, he reminded them that they are among the fortunate few to get employment in the government sector. He encouraged the trainees to make good use of the training provided, and improve the service provided by the Department at all levels in the State.

The trainees were imparted training on system configuration of live sound, learning external analogue processor, systems corrections and configuration, and technical handling and management of stage gears. The Director, IPR handed over certificates to all the trainees after the successful completion of the training.

(Nouneseno, IA)


District Welfare Officer Peren, Asangla Jamir has informed that disbursement of IGNOAPS, IGNWPS, IGNDPS, NFBS, State Non-Plan Old Age Pension, Financial Assistance to blind and invalid persons state based will be done on the following dates:

Nsong Project on 26th – 27th October 2021;

Athibung Project 28th – 29th October, 2021;

Tening Project 2nd – 3rd November, 2021;

Peren Project 5th – 6th November, 2021;

Jaluke Project 8th -10th November, 2021.

In this regard, the DWO advised the concern Anganwadi Workers and Helpers to collect the pension on behalf of the beneficiaries to avoid over-crowding and confusion.

Entrusted Anganwadi workers should come in uniform during payment and in case of lost booklet or any related queries, one may approach the concerned Officer personally.

Further, she also added that wearing of face masks will be mandatory inside the payment room.

(DPRO Peren)


Nagaland Police has clarified that the misinformation and misinterpretation of events circulating in Social Media and Newspapers, wherein it is reported that “some seized gold biscuits kept in Police custody had went missing and a case registered against 13 (thirteen) Police Personnel” is incorrect.

The matter pertains to separate incident on 10th September 2021, wherein the 13 police personnel from Narcotic PS misappropriated 10 (ten) gold bars without following due procedures. In this connection, a criminal case has been registered against the 13 (thirteen) erring personnel at State Crime PS vide SCPS Case No. 005/2021 U/S 120B/420/419/201/202/217/221 IPC, dated 17th September 2021. Further, all the 13 personnel as named accused in the case No. 005/2021 are placed under suspension and a disciplinary enquiry is being constituted for the misconduct.

It informed that a different criminal case involving 290 (two hundred and ninety) gold bars weighing approximately 48.14 Kg was detected and recovered by another team of Narcotic Cell PS at Narcotic Check Point, Khuzama, on 03rd October 2021. In this connection, 2 (two) accused persons have been arrested and a separate case registered at State Crime PS vide SCPS Case No. 006/2021 U/S 414/37 IPC, dated 05th October 2021.

The seizures made in both criminal cases are still intact in Police custody and there is no question of disappearance/missing of the seized gold. Both cases are under investigation and the matter is sub judice.



The India Biodiversity Award is a joint initiative by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, National Biodiversity Authority and the United Nations Development Programme. It is an innovative mechanism to identify and recognise champions of biodiversity conservation in India.

Nagaland bagged the prestigious Award in one or more categories in the year 2018 and 2021.  Nagaland State Biodiversity Board has called for applications for any interested individuals, organisations or Biodiversity Management Committee (BMC) for the India Biodiversity Awards 2023, under the following categories:

  1. Conservation & Sustainable Use of Biological Resources,
  2. Best Biodiversity Management Committee,
  3. Incentivizing Access & Benefit Sharing and
  4. Best Peoples’ Biodiversity Register.

The last date for application is on 30th November, 2021. And for more information, one can visit the website at  or can contact the Nagaland State Biodiversity Board at



Samajik Adhikarita Shivir distribution of Aids & Appliance to Divyanjans & Senior Citizens under ADIIP & RVY Scheme Government of India was held at Town Hall, Tuensang on 22nd October 2021 with Deputy Commissioner Tuensang, Kumar Ramnikant as the special guest.

The programme was sponsored by the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Department of Empowerment of Person with Disabilities (Divyangjans) Government of India and organized by Artificial Limbs Manufacturing Corporation of India in collaboration with District Administration of Tuensang. The programme was conducted in the presence of the DC and Nungsang Lemba President Chang Khulei Setshang and Yimkhiung Tribal Council. United Sangtam Likhum Pumji and Khiamniungan Union Tuensang Town and presidents of all ward unions. The kit included Limbs, hearing and eyes disable kits.

Speaking on the occasion, the Deputy Commissioner stressed on the ability of all sections of society in differently abled means and advised all the beneficiaries to utilize in meaningful ways.

(Thungti Chang IA Tuensang)


District Administration, Zunheboto held an employment link career guidance seminar for the unemployed youth, organised by Emporium Training & Consultancy Pvt. Ltd, on 22nd October 2021 at town hall, Zunheboto.

Deputy Commissioner, Zunheboto exhorted that one should have a clear vision and proper focus on it, to be successful and such was the aim for organizing the seminar at the district. He stated that Emporium Skills Training Institute has built a reputation of successfully employing respectable counts of unemployed youths of the state. He also lauded the efforts put by the Institute in holding the seminar at the district.

The resource persons for the seminar were Operating Manager India & International, Emporium Skills Training Institute, Dimapur, Anirban Mukherjee and Placement Executive/ Aviation Trainer ETCPL, Allin Awomi. The programme was chaired by EAC Zunheboto, Mopling M. Phom.

(IA Zunheboto)


Organized by the Department of Agriculture and ATMA Mokokchung, a District Level Awareness Programme on Organic Food Production under Mission Organic Value Chain Development for North Eastern Region (MOVCDNER) – III (2020-2021) was held on 22nd October 2021 at Sangtemla Ward Community Hall, Mokokchung.

During the technical session, topics on sustainable organic practices, organic practices on rice production and organic products and usage were discussed. Resource persons were DPO, LRD, Dr. Sashiyangba; DDAO, Dr. Lanunochetla and ATM, ATMA, Shilunokdang Jamir.

Highlight of the programme was presented by DAO, Mokokchung, vote of thanks was proposed by A.O, Imtitemsu while the programme was chaired by AO, T. Mayang.

(Lanukaba, IA Mokokchung)


ADC & DEO Pughoboto, Thungchanbemo Tungoe has informed that the Election Commission of India will be organizing National Essay Competition on Election and Democracy on the topic of ‘Legal Framework for social Media Regulation during Election’ or ‘The ECI’s Role in protecting and preserving Electoral Democracy’.

The deadline for submission of entries will be 21st November by 11.59 P.M. Submission can be made either English or Hindi. Cash prize will be available for each category.

(APRO, Pughoboto)


A new and dedicated mobile numbers of the Longleng District Police have been published for information of the general public.

(1). Sr.S.P: 6009308171

(2). Addl. S.P: 6009308172

(3).SDPO Llg: 6009308173

(4). OC Llg P.S: 6009308174

(5). OC Yanglok P.S: 6009308175

(6).OC Tamlu P.S: 6009308176

(7). OC women P.S: 6009308177.

Public have been requested to contact any of the above officers for any complaint, Information or assistance required from the Police.

(Manjong Phom IA Longleng)


Apropos to the article, “A.H. & V.S Department Cautions Public Against Quacks” that appeared in Nagaland Post on 16th October 2021, the Department of A.H. & Veterinary Services, Nagaland, Kohima has clarified to all concerned that the news item published was not an official Press Release of the Department but only a personal view of the Writer.

Further, the Department would like to state that Veterinary Doctors and the Veterinary Field Assistants (VFAs) works in coordination as one Machinery of the Veterinary Profession as per the laid down provisions under IVC Act 1984, under Clause (b) of Section 30 which was published in Nagaland Gazette, 30th September 2009, Part-1.

In this regard, the Department appreciates the wisdom of the Office Bearers of the Nagaland Veterinary Field Assistants Association (NVFAA) for amicably resolving the confused matter with the Department. Hence, Status Quo be maintained in the functioning of various departmental activities.

The Department further cautions its Officers and Establishments from issuing any unauthorized Press release.



Landslide triggered by incessant rainfall led to the damage of 14 shops, toilets and a playground gallery measuring a stretch of 170ft at Peren Town around 7:30 am on 21st October, 2021.

DPA (DDMA) Peren, Kedigong has informed that since there was no proper drainage system in the playground, the incessant rainfall resulted in water logging in the playground and subsequently led to the landslide.

Thereafter, Deputy Commissioner, Peren and Chairman DDMA, Sentiwapang Aier along with ADC Peren, K. Mhathung Tsanglao, District Disaster Management Officials and Dobashis inspected the spot and provided immediate relief package to the families affected by landslide.

(DPRO & IA, Peren)



District Sports Officer, Zunheboto, Atoli Yeptho, while holding a meeting with the concerned association of the district informed that, the department would conduct a district level under-14, Catch Them Young tournament in collaboration with the Zunheboto District Badminton Association, Zunheboto District Table Tennis Association and Zunheboto District Athletic Association on 30th October 2021.

The events for both boys and girls to be undertaken include table tennis (singles and double), badminton (singles and double), athletics including 100mtrs and 800 mtrs races, long jump, high jump and shot put.

The DSO informed that interested participants should provide proper age proof certificate and Aadhaar card to the concerned association on the 29th October 2021, 3PM at local ground, Zunheboto for document verification.

Certificates along with cash prizes will be awarded by the department and winners from the event shall represent the district in the state level Catch Them Young tournament 2021 at Kohima.

(IA & DPRO Zunheboto)


Nagaland Board of School Education has notified for information of the Heads of Institutions that:

  1. For the ensuing HSLC & HSSLC Examinations 2022, all the students will fill up the Application Forms online through NBSE portal –
  2. Repeaters in HSLC & HSSLC Examinations who are intending to appear the ensuing HSLC & HSSLC Examinations 2022 are informed to contact their institutions/centres within 30th October 2021 for filling up the Application Forms and payment of examination fees according to their category:




A. HSLC   Institution/Centre to contact
1. Needs Improvement candidates School last attended
2. Improvement of performance School last attended
3. Centre Repeaters HSLC Main Examination Centre last appeared
4. Change of Centre HSLC Main Examination Centre last appeared


B. HSLC Compartmental candidates shall fill up their forms separately tentatively from 15th to 20th November 2021. Further details shall be given later.
C. HSSLC    
1. Regular Repeaters School/College last attended
2. Improvement of performance School/College last attended
3. Centre Repeaters HSSLC Examination Centre last appeared
4. Change of Centre HSSLC Examination Centre last appeared

The details for fill-up of the Application Form is made available in Board’s portal under the heading “Instructions for Filling up of forms for HSLC & HSSLC Examination 2022”. Intending candidates of HSLC & HSSLC are advised to visit the portal for necessary action.