Minister PWD (Housing & Mechanical) Tongpang Ozukum, along with resource persons and the participants (Nokinketer Image)

Celebrating India @ 75: Azaadi Ki Amrit Mahotsav, a District Rural Road Seminar was held at ADC Conference Hall, Mokokchung on 20th Aug. 2021 organized by P.W.D (R & B ) Mokokchung Division.

Gracing the occasion as special guest, Tongpang Ozukum, Hon’ble Minister PWD (Housing & Mechanical) Govt. of Nagaland. In his address maintains  that the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) was launched with the primary objective to provide connectivity by way of All-weather Road to the eligible unconnected Habitations in the Rural Areas. In our state under PMGSY since the inception of the project till July 2021, a total of 4382.05 KM Road length was been sanctioned under PMGSY-1. He also called upon all the stake holder for their cooperation in all the project undertaken by the government.

Earlier in the program, Technical paper presentation on the topic, use of New Technology in Rural Road construction ; Implementation of PMGSY-III scheme and Role of PMGSY in development of respective rural areas were delivered by Er. Atoba, EE PWD (R&B) Mokokchung Division and Er. Chubatoshi, EE PWD (R&B) Mangkolemba Division. The program was chaired by Er. K. Hukato Assumi, Addl. Chief Enginner, PWD (R&B) Mokokchung Zone, he also delivered the introductory speech. Vote of thanks was proposed by Er. Imtitoshi, SDO PWD (R&B) Mokokchung Division.

The seminar was attended by deputy Commissioner Mokokchung , Administrative officers, officials from Department of Rural Development, PWD (R&B) and village council members.   

(Source: DPRO Mokokchung)