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DIPR Naga News (26.7.2021)


The Business Advisory Committee in its meeting held under the chairmanship of Speaker, NLA, Sharingain Longkumer on 23rd July, 2021 at the Assembly Committee Room, finalised the provisional programme for the Eighth Session of the 13th Assembly. The Committee has discussed the business to be transacted during the 8th Session to be held from 3rd to 5th August, 2021. During the Session, the following Business would be taken up:

  1. Obituary references
  2. Questions
  3. Laying of Report
  4. Presentation of Assembly Committee Reports
  5. Introduction of Government Bill
  6. Consideration and Passing of Government Bill
  7. Discussion on Matters of Urgent Public Importance
  8. Introduction and Adoption of Government Resolution, if any
  9. Announcement of the revised composition of the various financial and non- financial Committees
  10. Unfinished Business, if any
  11. Adjournment of the Session sine- die


03 -08-2021 TUESDAY

  1. Obituary References
  2. Questions
  3. Reporting on Assent to Bills
  4. Laying of Report
  5. Introduction of Government Bill
  6. Discussion on Matters of Urgent Public Importance – Naga Political Issue.
  7. Introduction of Government Resolution, if any

04 -08-2021 WEDNESDAY


05 -08-2021 THURSDAY

  1. Questions
  2. Presentation of the Assembly Committee Reports
  3. Discussion on Matters of Urgent Public Importance
  4. Consideration and Passing of Government Bill
  5. Consideration and Adoption of Government Resolution
  6. Announcement of the Revised Composition of the various financial and non-financial Committees
  7. Unfinished Business, if any
  8. Adjournment of the Session Sine- die



Medical Superintendent, District Hospital, Dimapur received fifty (50) internationally certified oxygen concentrators from the Centre for Cellular and Molecular Platforms (C-CAMP) as a Coperate Social Responsibility (CSR) funded donation on 25th July 2021.

It is a part of C-CAMP’s larger mandate to augment hospital infrastructure in various parts of the country with life-saving technologies. The C-CAMP is an initiative supported by Biotechnology, GoI, Ministry of Science Technology, GoI, NITI Aayog-AIM, Ministry of electronics and information technology, GoI and Department of IT, BT, S&T, Government of Karnataka. It is one of the largest and premier life science innovation, technology and entrepreneurship hubs in India. C-CAMP has directly funded, incubated and mentored 200+ start-ups over the last few years and is connected to about 200+ start-ups and innovators across the country in health care, agritech, cleantech and biotech domains.

The rapid and safe delivery of the critical equipment has been made possible through shipping partner Rhenus Logistic which has been made concessions for COVID-19 relief shipping.

(Watimenla, IA Dimapur)


District administration and Mahila Shakti Kendra, Longleng organized a felicitation program for meritorious girl students of the recently declared results of the HSLC & HSSLC examinations, 2021 at DC’s conference hall, Longleng   on 24th July 2021under the programme “Beti Bachao Beti Padhao”.

Deputy Commissioner Longleng, M.Shayung Phom in his short speech encouraged the students to work hard and to have ambition in life. He spoke on the importance of giving special preference to girl child education and also appreciated the teachers for their contribution towards the success of the meritorious students.

Education Secretary PSC, Longleng, Purtoshi, congratulated and wished the students a bright future. Keynote address was delivered by SDO (C) Longleng, Trongdiba Sangtam, where he highlighted about the BBBP programme.

A total of 34 meritorious girl students under Longleng District were awarded with cash prize & meritorious certificate. The program was chaired by WWO MSK Longleng, Phungla Phom.
                                                                                    (Manjong Phom, IA Longleng)


A meeting of the District Task Force for COVID-19 was held at DC’s Conference Hall, Wokha on 22nd July 2021.

Focusing on matters relating to management of COVID-19 pandemic, ADC stressed on the importance of having proper coordination and efficient communication between the healthcare workers/front line workers and the community, especially with regard to COVID-19 testing and vaccination.

For effective and timely dissemination of information from the war room, it was decided a WhatsApp group comprising of all Colony Council Chairmen and others FLWs would be created. To create awareness and thereby remove the fear psychosis from the general public regarding COVID-19 testing and vaccination, the meeting decided to make an IEC about the benefits of COVID-19 testing and vaccination and dissemination through the colony chairmen. In this regard, CMO and DPRO were entrusted to coordinate and work out modalities.
The chairman also requested the President, Wokha Town Colonies Union to conduct a meeting of all colony chairmen to chalk out strategies for effective management of COVID-19 related works and to assist the FLWs in contract tracing.

Chief Medical Officer, Wokha, Dr. C.W.Tungoe informed that for the convenience of the public, starting from the 27th July 2021, random testing booth will be activated at Mt.Tiyi Hall as an alternative to Dr. Mhondamo Memorial District Hospital. The CMO requested all the colonies chairmen to submit data of those who are not vaccinated and basing on the data, the vaccination drive would be carried out. It also decided to conduct random testing in all the colonies of Wokha town on need basis.

The DTF members deliberated upon the report that some schools/pre-schools were conducting classes for the students and the colony chairmen were entrusted to keep strict vigilance and to report to the DTF if they found and schools violating the SOPs of COVID-19.

To boost the morale and give proper attention and confidence of the affected families, the house decided to check in/call at least once in two days for all those recommended for home isolation. It was also reiterated that the families under home isolation can call the helpline numbers of Wokha District for any medical, psychological or emotional support. The helpline numbers will be shared to the affected families by the concerned colony chairman.

The meeting was presided by ADC (Hq) Wokha, T. Lankonsen Tsanglao and was attended by representatives from WDCCI and colony council chairmen of Wokha town.

(DPRO & IA, Wokha)


A charitable ward at Zunheboto district hospital was inaugurated on 24th July 2021byZ Kasheto Yepthomi, contractor and former candidate from Ghaspani-1, the prime initiator of the goodwill gesture.

Round Table India trust and Association of 41clubs in India under one more breath charity project, donated hospital beds and equipment worth more than Rs. 40 lakh. The inauguration program for the same was held at District Hospital, Zunheboto which was attended by apex Sumi organizations, CMO Zunheboto, MS Zunheboto and others staff from the hospital.

Kasheto Yepthomi, the brain behind the aid was the guest of honour. The project was executed by 41’ER, Vice Chairman 41 India Area 5, Samir Jain, Delhi Amigos Round table 311 HT Pankaj Agarwal and Progressive Round Table 238 Guwahati, TR Nitesh Bharech.

Deputy Commissioner, Zunheboto acknowledged 41 clubs of India and Round Table India Trust (Under one more breath project) for their generosity at the time of pandemic to District Hospital Zunheboto. He lauded Z Kasheto Yepthomi, who took keen interest in the project and he mentioned that Kasheto personally requested the project to be implemented at the district hospital. The DC highlighted on the plight of the district hospital and urged them to continue to help the district in the future from every possible means. He encouraged the doctors, nurses and medical staff on the importance of judiciously utilizing the equipment received. He urged the MS and his colleagues to maintain an inventory register to make sure that the equipment are put to good use.

TR Nitesh, Bharech Guwahati, highlighting on the project said that the vision of one more breath brought by 41 clubs in association with RTI, aims to provide 3000 beds in hospitals, oxygen concentrators etc. across the country and transforming unused ward spaces to useful care centres in Nagaland hospitals. He further requested the district hospital authorities that the goods be used for the benefit of the people.

Z.Kasheto Yepthomi, the guest of honour stated that 41 clubs of India and RTI is an NGO spread across India with offices in Chennai and Delhi and funding is purely private doing charitable works across India. He added that when he came across the news that Dimapur was blessed through the project, he requested his friends to implement the same in Zunheboto as the district has been deprived of certain privileges and added that being born and brought up from there, he always had a concern for the people of Zunheboto.

Yepthomi spoke on the importance of taking the vaccination and encouraged the gathering to have confidence in the doctors and nurses. He also reminded on the impending third wave and asked the gathering to stay prepared.  He lauded the DC, CMO and staff, Sumi Hoho, Dr Aron, DIO and Dr Shikato who have been instrumental in bringing the project to the district

The program was chaired by SMO, Dr. K Shikato Sema, while Medical Superintendent, Dr. C. Yanpo Kithan, proposed the words of acknowledgement.

(DPRO Zunheboto)



Deputy Commissioner, Wokha, Orenthung Lotha inaugurated a borewell (water supply scheme with 8KL storage Sintax) under MCA project, OP Sadhbhvna Project at Lt. John hostel, Longsa village on 26th July 2021.

The DC lauded the Assam Rifles for implementing the scheme in the area, where he also expressed hoped that through the scheme, the people will be benefit to a great extent. Lotha also thanked and appreciated Major Dr. Robin Goyal for taking up the initiative and implementing the project in the district.

Father John Ntonse on behalf of the hostel and the surrounding people of the area appreciated the Assam Rifles for the yeomen service rendered for the benefit of the people.

(Zubenthung, IA Wokha)


The Phek District Level Co-ordination Committee (DLCC) held a meeting at Deputy Commissioner’s conference hall, Phek on 26th July 2021 for civil registration system on birth & death under the chairmanship of Deputy Commissioner, Phek, Razouvolie Dozo who is also the chairman of District Level Co-ordination Committee, Phek.

            District Economics & Statistics Officer & member secretary, Kewekolo Khalo, highlighted on the important agenda on how to achieve out birth & deaths registration.

            The DC also emphasized on the importance of disseminating information relating to registration of birth & death among all section of the people.

            The meeting was attended by District Medical Superintendent, representatives from District Education Officer and DPRO, Phek.

                                                                                                (Keduthso, IA Phek)


A departmental co-ordination meeting of the Department of Industries & Commerce was held at the conference hall of the Directorate of Industries & Commerce on 22nd July 2021.

Advisor, Industries & Commerce and Employment, Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Imnatiba Jamir addressing the meeting stressed on the need and the urgency to bring out the Nagaland Trade, Investment and Industrial Policy (NTIIP) to provide better facilities to entrepreneurs and industrialists in accordance with the policies and programmes of the State Government and other allied departments of the State as well as the Central Ministries.

He also challenged the department officers of a paradigm shift in implementing departmental programmes so that Nagaland can be brought at par with other states.

During the meeting, senior officers and programme officers made a presentation of ongoing departmental development programmes such as MSME Projects, Startup, PMEGP, Food Processing, Handloom & Handicraft, Border Trades, Ease of Doing Business (EoDB) NEIDS etc. Achievements, issues and challenges were deliberated upon and with inputs from Senior Officers as well as from the Advisor, trouble shooters were also recommended.

IPoS, Commissioner & Secretary, Industries & Commerce, Kekhrievor Kevichusa also attended the meeting.

                                                                                                (Esuihangle, IA)


“MY ROAD CAMPAIGN” was carried out at Pungro from 21st July till 23rd July 2021, through the initiative of Pungro Town Students’ Union.

The campaign was supported through free-will donation from well-wishers and various NGOs based at Pungro. Many citizens came forward and provided help through their time and money for the success of the campaign. The union conveyed their heartfelt gratitude to every individual for the success of the campaign.

(IA Pungro)


Deputy Commissioner, Wokha Orenthung Lotha, has informed that regarding the widening of the existing single/intermediate lane road from Km 72.40 to Km 83.00 on NH-61 under Wokha district, the office of the Deputy Commissioner, Wokha has received Claims/objections from the affected landowners.

On receipt of the claims/objections submitted by the claimants/Landowners and on Expiry of the period of 15 days for submission of claims/objections, the District Level Verification Committee (DLVC) will hereby assess and verify the claims and objections Received as per the schedule given below

  1. Niropen Gate – Chukitong Taxi Stand (Etsuchuka) 27h July 2021 at 9:00 AM onwards.
  2. Chukitong Taxi Stand (Etsuchuka) – Hammock Resort on 28th July 2021 9:00 AM onwards

Therefore, all the concerned claimants/landowners have been requested to be present on the scheduled date and are requested to co-ordinate and extend co-operation to the DLVC Team.

(Zubenthung, IA Wokha)