Naga News

NAGA NEWS, 10th JUNE 2019

DIPR, Kohima

Monday 10th June 2019




            The 1st ever ‘Trout and Snail food festival’ was held at Poilwa village under Peren district on 9th June 2019.

            The festival was organized by Poilwa Village Council with an objective to promote indigenous aquatic species of trout fish and snails which are found in abundance at Poilwa village. At the same time, the Village Council also aims at promoting tourism industry in the village by way of organising Trout and Snail food festival every year as part of their endeavour to promote and develop Poilwa village into a tourist hub. Unlike other variety of fishes, the trout fish is sparsely found in Nagaland, and Poilwa village is one such area where the fish is found in abundance. Interestingly, the trout fish has been tagged as the tastiest fish in Nagaland, and therefore its demand in the markets is not meeting the demand of the people.

            Speaking on the occasion, Sr. Tourist Officer, Peren expressed her appreciation to the village council for organising the 1st ever trout and snail festival in the district. She said the festival would not only promote their indigenous food within the state but would also induce the flow of tourist once it begins an annual event. She also urged the villagers to come forward and be the stakeholders in promoting and developing the village into a tourist village.

            Officials from the departments of IPR, Employment, Evaluation, Forest etc attended the festival.

                                                                                                (Nongoza Rikha APRO)




            Vice Chairman, DPDB & DC Wokha, Dr.Manazir Jeelani Samoon, IAS informed all the Board members that the Monthly District Planning & Development Board meeting for the month of June 2019 has been postponed till further notification.

                                                                                                (Zuben, IA, Wokha)




            Emporium skill training institute which is an empanelled training partners of the Department of Labour and Employment, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Government of Nagaland will be conducting a Job Fair at town hall Zunheboto town on 18th June 2019 at 11:30 AM. Training fee is totally sponsored by the Government of Nagaland under the flagship scheme- Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY). Duration of the training will be three (3) months and 100% placement will be done based on eligibility and merit on the following positions; Cabin crew, Airport ground staff, Five star Hotel associates, cruise line (Attendants/ associates- entry level). The eligibility criteria are class 12 passed/ appeared (minimum), should possess good communication skills, should be at the age of 18-30 and ready to relocate anywhere in India and overseas as per the company’s requirement. Interested candidates should bring their personal documents on the day of registration i.e 18June 2019.

The main objective of the training is to train and provide employment to the unemployed youths of Nagaland.

                                                                        (DPRO, IA Zunheboto, Suruhoto)



The monthly meeting of District Planning & Development Board (DPDB) Phek was held on 10th June 2019 at its Conference Hall with ADC Phek A. Zibenthung Kithan as the chairman.           He welcomed all the members present and asked them not to send their subordinate officers during the monthly DPDB meeting. He called upon all the officers to be in the meeting so that any questions/queries arise may be taken care of.

The board also approved application for upgradation of lower primary to upper primary school i.e. class 6 – 8 in respect of S. Pethüry Montessori School, Meluri. Nagaland State Cooperative Bank (NSCB), Phek presented their departmental activities.

 Assistant Commissioner Legal and Metrology Consumer Protection has been entrusted to present their department activities during the next meeting.

                                                            (DPRO, IA Phek)




As agreed upon by the Private Bus Owners’ Association on 3rd June 2019 during the meeting at the office of the Deputy Commissioner, Mokokchung. Addl. Deputy Commissioner, Mokokchung has directed all the night plying buses/private owned buses to operate from the Inter – State Bus Terminus (ISBT) Khensa, Mokokchung with effect from 15th June 2019.

However, the ticket booking counters for such night buses shall continue in their respective places till further order.

                                                                        (Lanukaba IA Mokokchung)




            Deputy Commissioner Mon Thavaseelan K IAS has notified that the interview for the post of Dobashis under the establishment of Deputy Commissioner Mon will be held at DC Conference Hall on 19th and 20th June 2019 from 10:AM onward.

On 19th June 2019 Roll No. 1 to 250 and on 20th June 2019 Roll no.  251 to 495.

            All the candidates have been directed to bring original documents and should report half an hour before the schedule time.

                                                                                                (KK. Chim, IA Mon)



            A Review Meeting will be held under the Chairmanship of Durga Shanker Mishra, IAS, Secretary, Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs, Government of India on 11th June, 2019 (Tuesday) from 1500 Hours at Hotel Japfu, Kohima to review the status of implementation of Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016 (RERA) and Urban Missions viz. SBM(U), PMAY(U), AMRUT, DAY-NULM, Smart City Mission and Programmes/Schemes of MoHUA in the States of Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim and Meghalaya with the officers of the State Governments.

            Further, the following officials of State of Nagaland have been requested to make it convenient to attend the review meeting positively.

  1. Chief Secretary & Finance Commissioner, Nagaland
  2. Chief Secretary & Development Commissioner, Nagaland
  3. Principal Secretary, Urban Development Department, Nagaland
  4. Program Director, SIPMIU, Kohima, Nagaland
  5. Commissioner & Secretary, Municipal Affairs Department, Nagaland
  6. Secretary, Urban Development Department, Nagaland
  7. Director, Urban Development, Nagaland
  8. Additional Director (HoD), Municipal Affairs, Nagaland
  9. All State Mission Directors/CEO of Urban Missions, Nagaland
  10. All Officers of Departments of Urban Development / Municipal Affairs
  11. Executive Engineers, Urban Development / Municipal Affairs
  12. Administrator, Kohima Municipal Council
  13. Justice & Law Department
  14. General Manager, Lead Bank, Kohima
  15. Regional Chief, HUDCO, Dimapur





            With reference to the Nagaland Public Service Commission’s Advertisement No.2/2018 dt, 21.08.2018, this is to notify all the candidates that written examination for Item No. 26, 2(Two) posts of Lecturer (Electrical & Electronics Engg.) under Technical Education Department, Nagaland, Kohima has been deferred pending further clarification from the department.

            Examination for the remaining posts will be held as scheduled.




            The Longleng District Planning & Development Board meeting was held under the chairmanship of DC Longleng, John Tsulise Sangtam on 7th June 2019 at DC’s Conference hall, Longleng. The chairman welcomed all the members present followed by self-introduction of new members

            The house discussed on the agenda submitted by ADC Longleng, Temsuwati and supplemented by DC and SDO (C) for adoption of GPS and GMS by every department under Longleng district to supervise and monitor the teachers and VECs to promote quality education at the primary level.

            DC John Tsulise Sangtam informed the members that poor performance of the students in HSLC & HSSLC was due to lack of quality education at the primary level.  He pointed out that the policy of communitization had negative impact on the performance of the Schools, for which he lamented that qualified and trained teachers appointed to impart the students are not performing their duties and keeping proxy teachers with the understanding of the VECs in maximum schools in the primary sectors. He also spoke on misuse of Mid-day Meal Scheme and other schemes for development of the schools by the VECs. He also urged the officers to visit Schools whenever they visit any village for official duty.  He said that adoption of schools by the officers will be beneficial not only to the schools and students alone but also for teachers and officers concern to be active in their performance.

            The DEO Longleng enumerated the numbers of GPS and GMS in the district and also shared the pathetic condition of some schools and students at the village level.  She also highlighted the performance of the GHSS and GHSs in the HSSLC & HSLC Exam 2019.

            The members while supporting the agenda as a noble gesture to assist the schools in their own capacity and give feedback to the authority for improvement of the schools decided to approve the agenda to adopting GPS & GMS by the respective members of the DPDB. After a lengthy deliberation, a 6 Member Sub-Committee headed by ADC Longleng as Chairman was constituted to prepare guidelines for School Adoption by the officers and will submit the detail report in the next meeting.  The other members of the committee are: SDO (Civil), DEO, SDEO, BDO Sakshi and CDPO Longleng. The Adoption of Schools will start after the summer break.

DC also informed the members that agendas approved and recommended by DPDB will be reviewed quarterly to ascertain the status and action taken by the concern authority at the higher level. The Medical department and the Land Resources Department presented their departmental activities.

                                                                                    (DPRO, Longleng)    



Culmination programme of the Sensitization week on plastic waste management was held at Town hall, Bhandari on 7th June 2019, organised by the District administration, Wokha.

Chairing the programme, Temsuchuba Jamir, EAC, spoke on the dangers of plastic waste and said that humans have generated excessive plastic waste for many years without systematic management to control its negative affect on health, environment and ecology.

The problem caused by plastic waste for healthy survival is not only for mankind but for animals on the land and even the marine life in the oceans, he said. He also called for a collective effort for minimising the threat caused by unreasonable generation of plastic waste.

Riku khutso, EAC, who presented a documentary viewing on the threats, destruction and impending dangers of plastic waste stated that since plastic do not degrade easily, human activity of dumping or discarding its waste everywhere must be stopped by replacing its use by other alternative products which are health, environment and eco- friendly.

He also appealed to the leaders of NGOs, Civil societies, entrepreneurs and student leaders to continue spread awareness and sensitize the public at all levels and shift to using papers, jute or cloth bags for carrying goods instead of health hazardous plastic bags for healthier environment for all.

He also encouraged them to take up local carry-bag manufacturing projects to promote self-reliance and economic wellbeing of the people.

Lisumo Jami, President, Lotha Hoho Bhandari, in his speech also appealed to the District Administration to help find suitable alternative before effecting total ban on plastic bags. Presently, Bhandari and its adjoining areas do not have any manufacturing facilities to respond with alternatives in case a total ban comes into effect. The sensitization week was concluded with a documentary show on the related issue

(APRO Bhandari)



The Bhandari Town Eloe Hoho on 8th June 2019 conducted Election of new office bearers for the tenure 2019 to 2021 at the Town hall, Bhandari, whereby the incumbent President of the Hoho, Thungsali Odyuo was re-elected as its president. Speaking to the large gathering of women after being re-elected, she thanked them for reposing faith in her to lead the Hoho once again and sought their continuous support to work selflessly not only for Bhandari town but for the society as a whole.

Bhandari town being a border area,  it is like a gateway to the mainland Wokha district, she observed and said that women have responsible role to play to safeguard our interest and to help the society in maintaining peace and order and also be equal partners for progress and development.

She also thanked the outgoing team members for their dedication throughout their tenure. The other newly elected members were Mhonyani Mozhui, Vice President, Liyingbeni Yanthan, General Secretary, Tenchilo Odyuo, A/Gen Secy and Lonyimi Kinghen, Treasurer.

Lochumlo Mozhui, Women leader, Bhandari town Baptist Church  offered a dedicatory prayer.

(APRO Bhandari)