Minister PWD Housing and Mechnical & Chairman District Planning & Development Board (DPDB) Mokokchung, Tongpang Ozukum conducting the DPDB meeting for the month of March & April 2022. (Photo: DPRO)
Minister Nagaland, Tongpang Ozukum inspecting the preparation works for the upcoming 22nd edition of Dr. T.AO Inter District Football Championship at Imkongmeren Sports Complex, Mokokchung on 14th April 2022. (Photo: DPRO) 

The District Planning and Development Board (DPDB) Mokokchung meeting for the month of March & April 2022 was held on 14th April 2022 at ADC (Planning) Conference Hall under the Chairmanship of Tongpang Ozüküm, Minister of Housing and Mechanical Nagaland & Chairman DPDB Mokokchung.

              At the outset the Chairman on behalf of the DPDB congratulated and welcomed the new Deputy Commissioner & Vice Chairman DPDB Mokokchung Shri. Shashank Pratap Singh IAS on his maiden DPDB meeting Mokokchung.

The meeting started with the review of the last DPDB meeting agendas held on 24th February 2022. Power-point presentations were given by the Medical Department on Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya  Yojana  and District Agriculture Officer on PM – Kisan Samman Nidhi in focus  on their implementation initiatives of the project in the District. The District Sports Officer also briefed the House on “Khelo India” which is a Central Initiative Project to be implemented in the District (State). After thorough deliberation the House approved the following schools for upgradation.

1.       Upgradation of Langpangkong Tzukong Govt. High School, Chuchuyimlang to Higher Secondary School with Science Stream.

2.       Upgradation of R.C Chiten Jamir Memorial GHS, Changtongya to Higher Secondary Level Arts Stream.

3.       The House also approved the proposal for running of Kindergarten School at Mangmetong Village.

The House also approved a grant for Impur Christian Hospital, for which the Chairman will forward the matter to the next financial year of 2022-2023. The meeting also approved the upgradation of (VHC) to Veterinary Dispensary at Moalenden under Longsa jurisdiction.

Registration of Language Translation Centre Society and augmentation of resource outlets was presented by Fazl Ali College. The House expects the Medical Department to present a thorough report on Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantra Jan Arogya Yojana Project implementation in the next DPDB meeting.

The chairman also informed the House on the ensuing 22nd edition of Dr. T. Ao Trophy which is to be held at Mokokchung from 18th-29th April 2022. He expects all departments to come forward and extend their co-operation for the success of the Tournament.

On this the Deputy Commissioner Mokokchung proposed the house to conduct a mass social work on Saturday the 16th April 2022 and Mokokchung Municipality Area. He also calls upon every member present in the meeting to do away with one time use plastics on any occasions. The meeting ended with a vote of thanks to the Chair.

(Source: DPRO Mokokchung)