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MON, Jun 15: The Mon District Planning & Development Board meeting for June was on 15th June 2015 under the chairmanship of the Deputy Commissioner Mon, W. Honje Konyak at DC’s conference hall, Mon.
The meeting commenced with a welcome note from the Chairman followed by self-introduction by the new members. Reviewing the last meeting minutes the chairman reiterated to the Executive Engineers of PWD (R&B), Power and PHED for good connectivity of roads, regular electricity and water supplies in the district before ENSF conference at Mon Headquarter.
Upgradation of Mount Calvary School at Wanching village and permission for opening of Hill View School (Pre-primary Section) at Tizit village was recommended for approval from the concern department.
SDO Civil Mon, Ilika Zhimomi apprised the members that the Nagaland Singing Ambassador will be presenting a concert in aid of landslide victims of Mon headquarter organized by the mission ‘I Love My Mon Town’ (ILMMT) on 17th of June 2016 at Council hall, Mon. She urged on the members to purchase the tickets for the concert to assist the landslide victims and also to disseminate the information to others.
The CMO, Mon Dr. U.K. Konyak also apprised the members to keep vigil on outbreak of epidemic and diseases in their community, village and town. He requested the members to report such outbreak of epidemic to the CMO’s office for immediate measures and timely intervention.
Agri. Inspector, DAO office, Mon, Daniel Konyak presented a power point on the first hand report on devastation of agriculture crops by hail storm and cyclone in the district on 1st May 2016. He informed that 11 villages have been affected by the disaster causing damage to 1657 houses with crop loss of 1635.67 hectares. He said besides agriculture crops, other crops like cardamom and other plantations were also badly affected by the disaster. The department also distributed maize seeds to the affected farmers as an alternative measures.
The Deputy Commissioner urged the Agri. Department to take up the matter with the higher authority for intervention and assistance from the Central Government. He also urged the department to submit the report to the Nagaland State Disaster Management Authority for relief to the victims. He appealed to the other departments to have mechanism and fund allocation in order to utilize and assist the victims during such emergency.