DIPR Naga News (30.09.2020)
September 30, 2020
BRIEFING ON COVID-19 ON 30th OF SEPTEMBER 2020 FOR NAGALAND BY PRINCIPAL SECRETARY, HOME
The full text is as follows:
“A total of 123 COVID-19 positive cases have been detected today – 16 in Kohima, 37 in Dimapur, 68 in Mon and 2 in Tuensang. The total number of positive cases in the State now stands at 6,163.
Out of the 6,163 positive cases, the total recoveries so far are 5,020. The active cases are 1,075 and there have been 12 deaths. As per the severity of symptoms, 1,038 active cases are asymptomatic, 33 active cases are mild and 4 active cases are moderate.
Further, out of 6,163 positive cases, the distribution across various categories of people are: 2,930 cases of Armed Forces/ Police, 1,497 cases of Returnees, 1,394 cases of Traced Contacts and 342 cases of Frontline Workers.
A total of 50,872 samples have been sent for testing through RT-PCR and results of 49,877 samples have been received. In addition, a total of 28,172 samples have been sent for testing on Truenat and results of 28,109 samples have been received. Through Rapid Antigen Test 1,726 samples have been tested.”
NODAL OFFICERS FOR BYE-ELECTION MEETING HELD AT KOHIMA
A meeting with all the Nodal Officers in connection with the forth coming Bye-Election to the 14 Southern Angami I Assembly Constituency 2020, was held in DC’s Conference Hall Kohima on 30th September 2020.
Chairing the meeting, Deputy Commissioner and District Election Officer Kohima, Gregory Thejawelie NCS apprised the Officers on the conduct of the Bye-Election to be held on 3rd November 2020 and the election process. Gregory said that the meeting was convened to ensure preparedness for the smooth conduct of the Bye-Election. He encouraged the assigned Officers to be well verse with the instructions/guidelines given by the Election Commission and to execute their roles and responsibilities in systematic manner during the Election process. He also called upon the Officers to give their best efforts in their respective assigned duties with right approach to ensure free, fair and successful conduct of the Bye-Election.
Assistant Election Officer Kohima, Toshimeren also highlighted on the work distribution for the conduct of the Bye-Election. With regard to Postal Ballot, he informed that because of COVID pandemic the Commission has given special provision for elderly people who are eighty plus years of age/suspected people or positive people to franchise their votes through Postal Ballot. He also informed on other new guidelines on mobile App, general management, polling personnel etc for the conduct of the Bye-Election as instructed by the Election Commission.
DC KOHIMA ISSUES ORDER ON ‘ODD-EVEN’ SYSTEM IN MUNICIPAL AREAS
Deputy Commissioner Kohima, Gregory Thejawelie NCS has issued an Order stating that in the interest of public safety, to minimize non-essential movement of vehicles and for better traffic management in Kohima Municipal areas and in exercising powers under Section 115 of the Motor Vellicle Act 1988, ‘Odd-Even’ system for movement of private vehicles, including Public Transport (Taxis and City Buses), is hereby implemented under the jurisdiction of Kohima Municipal areas, except on Sundays, as mentioned here under:
- Odd numbered vehicles:-
- On Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, only vehicles with registration number ending with odd numbers (Eg. 1, 3, 5, 7, 9) shall be allowed to ply.
- Even Numbered vehicles:-
- On Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, only vehicles with registration number ending with even numbers (Ege 2, 4, 6, 8, 0) shall be allowed to ply.
The prohibition and restriction of movement of vehicles will, however, not apply to the following categories:
- Press and two-wheelers (without pillion rider).
- Vehicles carrying emergency Medical equipments, essential commodities, LPG cylinders and Oil tankers.
- Inter-State trucks carrying essential commodities bound for the state of Manipur.
All Permits/ Exemptions issued prior to the issue of this Order shall stand cancelled with immediate effect. Violation of this restriction Order will be liable to be penalised under Section 177 & 179 of the Motor Vehicle Act, 1988.
This Order shall be implemented with immediate effect and remain enforced till 31st October 2020 for the strict compliance of all concerned.
SUB-DIC OFFICE AND MULTI PURPOSE HALL INAUGURATED AT CHANGTONGYA TOWN
Sub-DIC office and Multi Purpose Hall at Changtongya Town was inaugurated by Kekhrievor Kevichusa IPoS Commissioner & Secretary, Industries & Commerce Government of Nagaland, and by K.Hokishi Assumi Director, Industries & Commerce Government of Nagaland respectively on 30th September 2020.
Preview meeting on Food Processing Cluster initiatives by Department of Industries & Commerce was held at Town Hall Changtongya Town. The meeting was chaired Moakumzuk Tzudir SDO (C) Changtongya.
Advisor Industries & Commerce, Labour & Employment, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Government of Nagaland Imnatiba, speaking on the occasion, expressed his gratitude to the department officials for the initiative in setting up the Food Processing Cluster at Liroyimti, and also for opening of the Sub-DIC office at Changtongya Town. He further said without their effort it would not have been possible. He appeal to the public to co-operate with the department and support them for the development of the area. The Advisor also encouraged all head of offices under the sub-division to give their best service to the public. Short speech were delivered by P.Zuvito Waths Sema Managing Director (NIDC), Chiden Yaden Director E&SD&E, K.Hokishi Assumi Director Industries & Commerce, Limawapang NCS, DC Mokokchung, Kekhrievor Kevichusa IPoS Commissioner & Secretary, I&C and Yanger Aier Project Officer Labour & Employment.
Presentation by Meyi Longkumer Chairman All Ward Union, Changtongya Town. Welcome speech and vote of thanks delivered by Tiatemjen Chairman Akhoya Village Council and by Tiasunep Longkumer, Chairman Changtongya Village Council.
CULMINATION PROGRAMME OF POSHAN MAAH, 2020 HELD AT PEREN
The culmination programme for the month-long celebration of Rashtriya Poshan Maah, 2020 for Peren District was held on 30th September, 2020 at DC’s Conference Hall, Peren. The programme was organised by the Department of Social Welfare, Peren District under the theme “Identification of SAM/MAM children, Development of Kitchen garden in AWC”.
Deputy Commissioner Peren, Sentiwapang Aier, NCS in his short speech lauded all the line departments involved actively in educating and sensitizing the public as well as for the successful completion of monthlong Poshan Maah activities in the District. He also handed over certificate of appreciation to different individuals from different Anganwadi Centres of Peren District for their active participation during the monthlong activities conducted.
The recipient included;
- Igwetzeule-AWC (E), Jalukie Town
- Lungramyile-AWC (2), Benreu Village
- Idosi-AWC Beisamlwa
- Nkamlakge-AWC (A), Tening Village
- Comely-AWC (D), Nzauna
- Poshan Coordination Peren, Dunwibo
- Poshan Coordination Jalukie, Pauram Zeliang
The programme was chaired by CDPO Tening, Yanbeni Humtsoe, while monthlong brief report on Peren District ‘Poshan Maah’ 2020 was delivered by CDPO Ahthibung, Mangliyanba Longkumer and the programme concluded with vote of thanks by Watila.
(Mamang Singson IA, Peren)
CLOSING CEREMONY OF POSHAN MAAH HELD AT TUENSANG
National Nutrition Mission POSHAN MAAH 2020 closing ceremony held at CKS Hall Tuensang on 30th September 2020. Kumar Ramnikant IAS DC Tuensang was the special guest of the programme.
The DC congratulated the Social welfare department and all the convergence departments for their effort in making the performance rank at top amongst the district of the state. National Nutrition Mission is of the most important national project and putting the same effort can achieve a lot in child and women health of the district, he said. POSHAN MAAH week exercise have been a commendable one and if the same team effort can be put for the entire year then we can eradicate the major health nutrition factors of our society he added. Social welfare department being a Nodal Department for the POSHAN Abhiyaan must strive continuously to maintain the top rank of the performance with continuous efforts so that our society will be benefitted, he also said.
P.H. Ramaikalo, SBP Tuensang also highlighted the entire exercise of the POSHAN MAAH month and also mentioned all the efforts of the team work of the convergence departments.
The Deputy Commissioner Tuensang Kumar Ramnikant IAS also gave away the prizes of the POSHAN MAAH online competitions. In Photography Adekhing Mongzar (first position), Sujemla(second) and Chimengkaiba Chang(third) were the winners respectively. For Painting L Mukom (first), Imtiyangla and Chongshen Kejong at second and third resapectively. For Slogan L Themsao (first position), Khumtila Sangtam at second and Maniu at third position.
Chotsase Sangtam DPO ICDS Tuensang addressed the welcome note in the programme while Thungpang District Coordinator closed the programme with vote of thanks.
(Thungti Chang, IA Tuensang)
RASHTRIYA POSHAN ABHIYAN PROGRAMME AT BHANDARI
As part of Poshan Maah celebration 2020, ICDS Bhandari held a block level culmination cum cooking competition programme with the theme, “Better nutrition, better health” on 29th September 2020 at the town hall, Bhandari.
SDO Civil, Bhandari, Sulanthung (NCS) the special guest highlighted on the importance of organic food and nutritious balanced diet for healthy pregnant and nursing mothers, adolescent girls and children below six years stating that a healthy family makes a healthy society and a healthy nation.
Nutritious food cooking competition was held whereby Bhandari Town Eloe Hoho was declared the winner and Anganwadi workers team and Banana Self Help Group were declared the runners up.
Child Development Project Officer, Bhandari, T.Y.Peter Yanthan in his welcome address expressed elation for the success of the month long Poshan Maah programme within Bhandari sub division.
PAINTING COMPETITION HELD AT MOKOKCHUNG
Under the initiatives of the Department of Social Welfare the closing programme of Poshan Maah 2020 was held on 30th September 2020 at Penli Panchayat Hall, Mokokchung.
As part of the programme a painting competition on the theme “Identification of SAM/MAM” and “Development of Kitchen Garden in AWC” was held, where students from different schools participated. EAC Mokokchung, Sentilong Ozukum, officials from Social Welfare Department and winners of the painting competition is seen in the picture.
(Lanukaba, IA Mokokchung)
POSHAN MAAH CELEBRATION CULMINATES AT LAZAMI
Ghathashi ICDS celebrated Poshan Maah under the supervision of the Social and Welfare department on convergence with the Medical department under Pughoboto sub-division from 1st September 2020 and concluded on 30th September 2020 at Lazami village.
CDPO Chiro in his keynote address spoke on the importance of the Poshan.Block co-ordinator, Vikito stressed on the importance of organic foods. Dr Alivis also spoke on the program on the importance of organic foods and how to care the malnutrition children. The medical department gave free medicine to pregnant women and nursing mothers. The program was chaired by Supervisor Mghatovi.
DC KOHIMA INFORMS
DC and District Election Officer Kohima, Gregory Thejawelie has informed the concerned officers that in connection with the forth coming Bye-Election to the 14 Southern Angami- I Assembly Constituency, 2020, the following Officers has been appointed as Nodal Officers :-
- Manpower/Personnel and Training Management- Daniel Angami SDO (C) Kohima
- Control Room and Complaint Management- Neibou Angami Superintendent DC Office
- Transport Management- Shaying Sheu SDO (C) Sadar, Assisted by DTO (Transport) and DPO (LR)
- EVM- Lithrongla Tongpi Rutsa ADC HQ and Vineikho Tetso EAC Kezocha
- MCC- Kelevituo Nisa, RO Kohima
- Postal Ballot/ETPBMS- Tiayanger SDO (C) Sechü-Zubza
- Dispatch/Receiving of Polling Parties- Daniel Angami SDO(C) Kohima
- Dashboard/Poll Day SMS Monitoring- Temsunaro Addl.DIO NIC Kohima
- Election Expenditure Monitoring- Kevi Hibo Asst. Manager State Co-Operative Bank
- Counting- Toshimeren Aier, AEO Kohima, Assisted by CAWD
- IT Applications- J.G Lorin DIO (NIC)
- Polling Material- R. Toshimeren Aier, AEO Kohima
- Observers- Vineikho Tetso EAC Kezocha
- Medical- Dr. Vzokholu Theyo CMO kohima
(Akamla IA Kohima)
RE-VERIFICATION OF SARDP NE 2 LANEPOSTPONED TO 5th OCT
In supersession to the Deputy Commissioner office Phek notification NO.DCP-DEV-SARDP-NE(PT-I)/789 Dated Phek, the 17th September, 2020, the DC Phek Sachin Jaiswal, IAS has informed all the concerned that re-verification of SARDP NE 2 lane, Chakhabama-Zunheboto road construction project under Phek district scheduled from 1st October 2020 onwards has been postponed to 5th October 2020 due to some unavoidable circumstances.
All other information’s notified earlier remains the same.
SANIS-LAKHUTI TO HAVE ALL WEATHER ROADS
To change the dynamics of the socio-economic sphere of his Assembly constituency, Advisor, Horticulture & Border, MhathungYanthan launched the up-gradation of existing fair weather road of Sanis to Lahti to all weather roads on 29th September 2020 at Sanis Village Community hall. Yanthan while thanking the Government of Nagaland for inclusion of this particular road under PMGSY-II 2019-20 stated that it is a fulfilment of a long cherished dream of the public of this particular area to have under PMGSY which is people’s programme, the government of India is endeavouring to set high and uniform technical and management standards and facilitating policy development and planning at State level in order to ensure sustainable management of the rural roads network, with this objectives he is optimistic that this particular project become a reality to give a better quality of life to the younger generation, so that they can actively take part to change the socio-economy sphere of this area.
Lamenting on lack of developmental activities in this constituency which presently he is representing, he opined that to bridge the gap it required a proper planning to bring changes in his tenure, to address this gap he said that we has roped in School of planning and Architecture Delhi to assist on planning process on better infrastructures on Health care system, high standard of education, assessable to clear water, good housing and food and improvement of roads connectivity etc for quality of life. Mhathung also said that this being the iconic project for the people of this area with great expectation, he urged the contractor to give their best effort so that this road turned out to be one of the best road in our State. He further appealed to the public of the area to provide all logistic support to the contractor for successful completion of this project.
EE (R&B) BaghtyEr.MhathungKikon while delivering brief report on the project said that the up-gradation of road from Sanis to Lakhuti will cover Four Villages, namely Sanis, Yonchucho, Sunglup and Lakhuti with a length of 18KM with total cost project of Rs.1542.88 lakhs, the road design and specification in existing road width is 6m with carriage width of 3.75m.
Speaking on the execution of the project on technical aspect the contractor, Hachio Patton said, PMGSY is a people’s oriented and risk oriented schemes where the contractor has to maintain the road for five (5) years, thus he assured to the gathering that the road will be constructed as per the specification prepared as per the Detailed Project Report (DPR) to give the best result. He also urged the public of the concern area to render all the required assistance.
The Four village council while assuring to render all logistic support also urged the contractor to construct the road as per DPR. Caption- Advisor, Horticulture & Border, MhathungYanthan along with department officials and the contractor.
(DPRO & IA, Wokha)
1st OCT IS NATIONAL VOLUNTARY BLOOD DONATION DAY
National Voluntary Blood Donation Day- 1st October 2020 National Voluntary Blood Donation Day is celebrated in India on 1st October every year to share the need and importance of blood in the life of an individual. It was first started on 1st October, 1975 through the Indian Society of Blood Transfusion and Immunohaematology, which was established on 22nd October, 1971 under the leadership of K. Swaroop Krishen and Dr. J.G. Jolly. Transfusing or donating blood or its components to the needy person has become a very important part of the humanity in the modern health care system.
Donating blood without any expectation is the great humanity and vital part in the life saving process. It does not matter who is the blood donor or blood receiver. A donor can be a receiver in the future and vice versa. Do not donate blood only to your relatives or friends, donate blood voluntarily for any human being. This can save many lives. In order to prevent the blood transmitting disease.
DC DIMAPUR ON SEALING OF V SEMA MOTORS
In order to take effective measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19, DC Dimapur, Rajesh Soundararajan, has ordered the temporary sealing of V. Sema Motors, Golaghat Road Dimapur with immediate effect till further order.
He further cautioned that any person violating the contentment measures will be liable to be proceeded as per the provisions of Section 51-60 of the Disaster Management Act 2005 besides legal action under Section 188 of the IPC.
(Watimenla, IA Dimapur)
‘WORLD ANIMAL DAY’ 2020 TO FOCUS ON CANINES
The World Animal Day (WAD) is celebrated to commemorate the importance of caring for animals on 4th October every year. It is also a significant day to highlight the importance of animals in our lives. The theme for WAD 2020 is “Man and Dog” focusing entirely on the world of canines.
The mission of World Animal Day is to improve welfare standards for animals around the globe and work to make the world a better place for all animals in terms of caring, protecting, spreading awareness and the need to stop the cruelty to animals, thereby providing better living conditions for them. Celebrating the World Animal Day unites the animal welfare movement and mobilizing it into a global force. It is celebrated in different ways world-wide, irrespective of nationality, religion, faith or political ideology. Through increased awareness and education, we create a world where animals are always recognized as sentient beings.
This day is not just for domesticated animals, but also for wild animals, endangered species, and those threatened by environmental devastation or lack of protection. The day is a reminder not just to love the animals in our homes but to appreciate and respect all living things that are a part of our ecosystem.
Wishing you all a ‘Happy World Animal Day’ 2020.
DESTINATION NORTH EAST 2020 ENTERS THIRD DAY
The third day of the ongoing Destination North East 2020, a mega online event, with the theme “Emerging Delightful Destinations”, held on 29th September 2020, witnessed the participation of the states of Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura.
Welcoming all to visit North East Region, Air Marshal, A.K. Gogoi, Member NEC, said that existing within the diverse culture and landscape of India are tourism facilities par excellence. He mentioned that the emerging delightful destinations of North East States also has a lot to offer in terms of scenic beauty, peace and tranquility, cuisines and culture, music and folktales, trekking and hiking, etc which will leave every tourist enchanted and recharged.
The event saw the presentation of cultural mosaic, dances, places of tourist attractions, choirs, state icons, achievers and entrepreneurs of the participating states. Miss Mizoram extended welcome on behalf of her state Mizoram. Special messages were delivered by National Footballer, Jeje Lalpekhlua and Indian Lady National Hockey Team member Lalremsiami as Icon/Achiever from the state of Mizoram. Introduction about Food Processing was given by Joseph L. Rate, Handloom by Charlie and Fashion design by Susan Ralte. Cultural Dance & Music like Sarlamkai, Chailam, Cheraw, Khuallam and Folk Fusion Dance were also presented.
Chief Minister of Mizoram Zoramthanga thanked the Union Minister of Home Affairs, Union Minister of DoNER and NEC for showcasing the culture and heritage of North East Region and Mizoram. The Chief Minister informed about the beauty of Mizoram, its forest resources, species, medicinal plants, wildlife sanctuary etc. which would be a treasure for tourists to explore throughout the year. He also informed that the State of Mizoram, the country’s happiest state, is the most peaceful state in India as well and is safe, hospitable and friendly for the tourists with no distinction. He also explained that the State of Mizoram has a lot to offer in terms of Culture, Bamboo furniture, eco-adventure tourism and is an international tourist hub. Explaining the different important steps taken by Government of Mizoram to promote tourism, he extended a warm welcome to everyone to visit the state.
Tourism Minister of Mizoram while thanking the Union Home Minister of India and Union Minister of DoNER for showcasing the Destination North East State extended warm welcome to all tourists to Mizoram.
The program ended with vote of thanks by R. Lalrodingi, Adviser, BIT, NEC.
Apropos the news item “FIRST ISSUE OF SDG SPECTRUM NEWSLETTER LAUNCHED” which was carried in yesterday’s NagaNews edition, the designation of Neiba Kronu should read as Minister for Planning and Coordination, Land Revenue and Parliamentary Affairs. The typographical error is deeply regretted.