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DIPR Naga News (5.10.2021)


Hollow Brick manufacturing unit at Kiphire was inaugurated by Deputy Commissioner & Chairman, District Level Coordination Committee (DLCC), T. Wati Aier on 5th October 2021.

           The Deputy Commissioner in his speech stated that the Kiphire District is so fortunate that the state Government is assisting the public in various fields like agriculture, horticulture, LRD and cooperative department at every level including villages. He advised the Lanya Society to take it as a privilege and work sincerely to bring laurels to the society. Aier urged that the bricks be compared with the other ones and sell them with a limited price so that more products will be demanded. He asked them to focus on their project and advise not to take it as a one-time project but take it as an eye opener for their society so that more opportunity can be avail even in the days to come.

         SRCS & CPO (ICDP), K. Lirichum Anar in his address stated that the Department of Cooperation is implementing central sector integrated scheme on Agricultural cooperation of integrated cooperative development project in Kiphire District through the National cooperative development cooperation. The Department has assisted Rs. 4 lakh for the Hollow Brick manufacturing unit and Rs. 9.50 lakhs for pickup vehicle for transportation purpose to Lanya multi-purpose cooperative Society Ltd. Kiphire. He mentioned that the features of hollow block are compact design/ trouble free functionality/ negligible and easy maintenance/ heavy pressure/ easy working method and operation manual and highly durable. Anar added that for curing time, it takes 28 days (approx) one day expose, seven days in water and 21 days in partly wet. He requested the society to be pro-active in their business so that they don’t have problems of repaying loan in time. With the motto “Coming together is the beginning, sitting together is the progress and working together is the success”, the society should work hard and be an exemplary model to other cooperative societies in the District, he added.

The unit was assisted by the cooperation department under integrated cooperative development project (ICDP) Kiphire to Lanye multi-purpose cooperative society Ltd.

(IA Kiphire)


A one-day legal awareness seminar programme on Domestic Violence was organised by the Nagaland State Commission for Women (NSCW) supported by National Commission for Women (NCW) and in coordination with Changsao Thangjam Setshang (CTS) at Tuensang Town on 30th September 2021.

Member NSCW, W. Nginyeih Konyak in her introductory note, stated that domestic violence is the most among unreported cases due to stigma, fear of losing children etc and is forwarded to the police only when the violence get worst or result in serious injury or death, the case, who takes time for investigation and prosecuting.

Nagaland State Commission for Women sponsored by National Commission for Women, Delhi organized this seminar to bring legal awareness to know their legal rights of protection and safety from crimes. Also to bridge gap involving all stakeholders, including legal experts, police and academics, Tribal hohos, Civil societies, and people at grassroots.

The resource person in the first session DWO Office, Khengo, highlighted on the Social Welfare Department’s implementing and monitoring of welfare schemes under National Social Assistance programmes. In the second session Panel Lawyer, TDLSA, P. Herola, spoke on ‘Protection of women from domestic violence’, its prevention, prohibition and maintenance under the Act. Officer-in-Charge, Women Police Station, Tuensang, Chilliam, spoke on the ‘Role of Police in dealing with Domestic Violence’ and highlighted its important laws for protection of women under IPC in the third session. The programme was chaired by Member NSCW, Chongliu.

            The NSCW team also visited Tuensang District Hospital, Women Police Station, Sakhi –One Stop Centre and District Jail, as part of its annual activities to interact and assess the livability, safety and protection of women inmates.



Deputy Commissioner & District Election Officer, Tuensang, Kumar Ramnikant, IAS has deputed the Government officials /staffs of various departments under Tuensang District to perform the election duty as Presiding Offer, 1st Polling Officer, 2nd Polling Officer, 3rd Polling Officer, 4th Polling Officer and grade – IV in connection with conduct of ensuring Bye-Election to the Nagaland Legislative Assembly from 58-Shamator-Chessore Assembly Constituency.

In this regard, 1st round of the training will be conducted at GHSS, Tuensang as the following schedule:-

Day 1 (11-10-2021) 

Presiding Officer Male – 20.

Presiding Offer female – Sl. 1 – 5

1st polling officer male – Sl. 1- 20.

1st polling officer female – Sl. 1-5.

Room No. 1

Presiding officer male – Sl. 21 – 40.

Presiding officer female-Sl.6 – 10.

1st polling officer male – Sl. 21 – 40

1st polling officer female Sl.6-10.

Room 2 at 9:30 AM.

Presiding officer male Sl. 41-65

1st polling officer male Sl. 41-65

Room no.3

Presiding officer male.  Sl. 66-90

1st polling officer male Sl. 66-90

Room no 4.

Day 2 (12-10-2021)

2nd polling officer male sl. 1-45

2nd polling officer female sl. 1-5

Room no. 1

2nd polling officer male sl. 46-90

2nd polling officer female 6-10

Room no. 2

3rd polling officer 1-45

3rd polling officer 1-5

Room no. 3

3rd polling officer 46-90

3rd polling officer 6-10

Room no. 4

4th polling officer male 1-90

4th polling officer female 1-10


The training of 4th polling officers (related to COVID-19 duties) will be conducted by CMO Office as per the above mentioned scheduled.

In view of the above, all the head of department are hereby directed to inform and instruct the concerned officials/staffs deputed for election duty fails attend the scheduled training shall be prosecuted under the relevant provision of election laws. Further all the deputed officials who have been vaccinated are directed to bring COVID-19 vaccination certificate and officials who are yet to be vaccinated to bring authorized official identity card.

COVID-19 appropriate behaviour and related SOP/Guidelines shall be strictly adhered by all the deputed officials during the entire process of training.

(DPRO Tuensang) 


Vice Chancellor of Nagaland University (A Central University), Prof. Pardeshi Lal haS directed for resumption of Offline Campus Academic Activities for Lumami Hqrs.

A meeting was held on 27th September 2021 with the Vice Chancellor, Registrar, all Deans of Schools, Dean of Students’ Welfare, all Heads of the Departments and all Wardens, and the following decisions were made: All members of the faculty shall be available in the Departments from 1st October; 3rd Semester students shall arrive at the campus/ hostels during 15th and 16th October; Offline classes for the 3rd Semester students would begin with effect from 18th October; Arrival of the 1st Semester students to the campus shall begin on 1st November after allotment of hostel seats; Students arriving in the campus shall possess negative test report for COVID-19 (i.e. Rapid Antigen Test done 48 hours before arrival or RT-PCR test done 72 hours before arrival); If any students develops any symptom of COVID-19 after arrival in the campus, he/she shall immediately report the matter to the Hostel Warden/ Head of the Department concerned/ Dean of Students’ Welfare; The University administration will earmark one building temporarily for isolating anyone found having COVID-19 symptoms; The University Centre would arrange preliminary health check-up of all students arriving in the campus; Thermal Scanning facility will be provided in all the academic departments; All students and faculty shall ensure mandatory compliance of COVID Appropriate Behaviour (wearing of masks, maintaining social distancing, hand sanitising etc.); Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and the COVID Appropriate Behaviour (CAB) issued by the Centre and the State Government from time to time shall be implemented with strict compliance.

The order directed all concerned to take necessary follow-up action accordingly.

(Kiso, IA Peren)



The Election Commission has issued guidelines to be followed by all stake holders during the conduct of bye-election during COVID-19 vide Press Note ECI/PN/83/2021 dated 28lh September, 2021 as follows:

1 Nomination During Pre and post nomination, procession/public meeting is prohibited. Only three vehicles is permitted within a periphery of 100 meters of RO’s office. No procession for nomination shall be permitted.
2 Campaign period  
  (a) Meeting: Indoor: 30% of allowed capacity or 200 persons, whichever is less. A register will be maintained to count the number of people attending the meeting.

Outdoor: With 50% of capacity (as per Covid-19 guidelines) or 1000 in the case of Star Campaigners and 50% of the capacity or 500 in all other cases. In either case, the allowed number is whichever is less. The entire area will be cordoned off and will be guarded by the police. The count of people entering the ground will be monitored. Expenditure for the cordoning/barricading will be borne by the candidate/party. Only those grounds which are cordoned/barricaded completely will be used for rallies.

  (b) Star Campaigners Number of Star Campaigners is restricted to 20 for National/State parties and 10 for unrecognized parties
  (c) Road show No Road show shall be allowed and no Motor/Bike/Cycle rallies are allowed
  (d) Street corner meeting Maximum 50 persons shall be allowed (subject to availability of space and compliance to COVID-19 guidelines)
  (e) Door to door campaign Door to door campaign with 5 persons including candidates/their representatives.
  (f) Campaign through video van Not more than 50 audiences shall be allowed in one cluster point subject to availability of space and compliance to covid guidelines
  (g) Use of vehicles for campaign Total vehicles allowed for a candidate/political party (excluding Star Campaigner) will be 20. Maximum no. of persons allowed per vehicle will be 50% of the capacity.
3 Silence period The silence period is 72 hours before the end of poll.
4 Poll day activities Maximum 2 vehicles with 3 persons each shall be allowed. Security as per the applicable extant guidelines.

Poll day activity on polling station as per ECI guidelines.

5 Counting day DEOs to take appropriate measures to prevent crowding. Social distancing and other COVID safety protocols to be strictly adhered to all times during counting.

All such activities will be strictly complied as per Covid-19 guidelines issued by competent authorities. Social distancing and use of mask, sanitizers, thermal scanning, face shield, hand gloves etc. as per COVID-19 protocol, have to be complied with.

If a candidate or political party violates any of the above guidelines, no more permission shall be given to the concerned candidate/party for rallies, meetings etc. If any Star Campaigner violates the COVID protocols, he shall not be allowed to campaign further in that constituency/district.

Candidate/election agent/polling agent/counting agent/driver etc. whoever is coming in contact with the public or election officials have to be double vaccinated.



PRO, PHQ in press release stated that the Nagaland Police received 4 (four) ambulances from National Highways and Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (NHIDCL) under Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) at PHQ premises on 1st October 2021. The Director General of Police Nagaland received the ambulances from the Executive Director, NHIDCL.

The ambulances are of higher end with basic life support equipments. Each ambulance comes equipped with emergency apparatus such as oxygen cylinders, manual resuscitator, electric portable suction aspirator with airflow, automatic external defibrillator, BP/heart-rate and saturation monitor along with other emergency kits, it stated.

DGP Nagaland expressed his gratitude to NHIDCL for the generous gesture towards Nagaland Police. Executive Director, NHIDCL, M.S Deol, in his short speech highlighted the various initiatives taken up by the NHIDCL towards social upliftment in the State. He also remarked that a project for setting up of public utilities for the use of women and children along the National Highways in the State is also being conceived wherein NHIDCL would construct public utilities in Nagaland Police owned land provided by the Director General of Police Nagaland.