Special DPDB meeting on MGNREGA convergence fund held at Kohima

KOHIMA, May 27: A special meeting of Kohima District Planning and Development Board in connection to the MGNREGA Convergence Fund was held at DPDB’s Conference Hall on 27th May 2016.

Parliamentary Secretary for Youth Resources & Sport and MTF and Chairman DPDB, Khriehu Liezietsu while chairing the meeting welcomed all the members present and conveyed his sincere apologies to the members for not been able to attend the previous DPDB meeting. The chairman handed over the day’s agenda to the Deputy Commissioner and Vice Chairman DPDB, Rovilatuo Mor, IAS for discussion.

The DC informed that the special meeting was convened in connection to the MGNREGA Convergence Fund which was reverted back to all the elected members of Legislative Assembly under Kohima District for not been able to materialize due to technical reasons. In this regard, the DC highlighted the proposal submitted by all the elected members under the District, where the board decided to approve the proposal for onward execution of works within their respective Assembly Constituencies.

On the agenda of Celebration of World Environment Day 2016, the DC informed that as decided in the last DPDB meeting, the Kohima DPDB is carrying out social work on 4th June 2016 along the Secretariat road to Assembly Secretariat where tree plantation was carried out by Kohima DPDB last year, for which a Committee has been constituted. In this regard, the DC highlighted the Committee’s meeting minutes where they visited the plantation site and took stock of the requirements and the matching financial implications, which were put forward to the board for finalisation of the proposed programme. The board deliberated on the issues pertaining to tree saplings and the financial implications for the social work where Parliamentary Secretary & DPDB Chairman, Khriehu Liezietsu volunteered to provide refreshment for the day while the board decided to contribute Rs. 1000/- by each DPDB members and to carry out the plantation with the available local tree species from the Forest Department. The board also decided that for digging of peaks in advance and to organise a simple programme for the day was entrusted to the concerned committee for necessary action.

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