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Rengma youth organization launched at Tseminyu

Tseminyu, April 17: With the objective to safeguard, protect and promote the traditional, cultural identity of the Rengma Nagas, the Rengma Selo Zi (Rengma Youth Organisation) was formally launched today by the president of Rengma Hoho, Sawathung Kez Seb at Town Hall, Tseminyu.

The Rengma Selo Zi is a social organisation that consolidates the youths from all Rengma villages and ancestrally-inhabited Rengma areas under one common umbrella to facilitate, support and strengthen solidarity and unity among the Rengma people and beyond.

The nomenclature 'Rengma Selo Zi' is an amalgamation of the two Rengma dialects where "Selo" stands for "Youth" and "Zi" stands for "Group/Organisation) with its motto, "Akazü, Inyi" meaning "My land, my people."

Speaking on the occasion, president, Rengma Hoho, Sawathung Kez Seb said the Rengma Selo Zi is a composition of senior social leaders, intellectual and officers and welcomed and appreciated this group of people forming to strengthen the 5 existing frontal Rengma organisations.

He expressed optimism that this organisation as a seasoned and matured person will bring progress and change in the society.

"I hope this organisation is being built to bring in peace, harmony and understanding," he said.

The Hoho president also announced that from now on, Rengma Hoho as the head of the Rengmas organisation shall include RSZ as one of its official organs in shouldering the responsibilities of the Rengmas.

He further appealed to all the Rengmas to extend cooperation to the organisation to forge ahead.

"Considering the circumstances leading our people to economic, political and social suppression, the youths of the Rengma tribe with the prior approval of all the Rengma frontal organisations seek to work together with other organisations on similar principles and beliefs for the common good and welfare of the community," informed Chenonlo Woch, secretary, organising committee while giving an introduction to Rengma Selo Zi.

The goal of the organisation is to respect the individual rights of all people and collective rights of the community, institutions and processes to promote environmentally-sensitive issues for development and conservation of its land, resources and territory. It also endeavours to work in close coordination with the Rengma Hoho and its frontal organisations as a vigilant group and to build a network with other organisations maintains relationships with the same for the advancement and welfare of he community.

The Rengma Selo Zi is led by Kenneth Kath as president and Shatilo Kent as general secretary for the tenure 2015-18.

The highlights of the launching programme included adoption of RSZ constitution, approval of RSZ executive for the tenure 2015-18 and solidarity speech.

The programme was chaired by Hyunilo Anilo Khing while vote of thanks was delivered by convenor, finance committee, Er. J. G. Lorin. (Page News Service)


Recommendation for State Teachers Award

Dimapur, April 17: The District Education Officer, Kohima, has notified all Heads of both government and private educational institutions under the District Education Officer, Kohima to forward cases of eligible and deserving teachers fulfilling the under mentioned criteria for State Award to Teachers 2015 and Financial Assistance from the National Foundation for Teachers Welfare.

For State Award to Teachers 2015, the criteria includes teachers who have developed an innovative approach to teaching; teachers who have achieved a certain level of excellence in their profession; in teaching profession for a minimum period of 15 years and a recipient of District Award for Teachers.

For Financial Assistance from the National Foundation for Teachers Welfare, the criteria is permanent disability of the teacher, prolonged treatment for his/her own ailment or ailment of wife/children/husband/dependent parents, untimely death of the incumbent and natural calamity of devastating nature for which grant/relief was not received from any other source.

DEO Kohima informed that the format of recommendation can be obtained from the office of the DEO Kohima with immediate effect during office hour and the same duly filled along with four recent passport size photographs can be submitted latest by the April 30, 2015.

(Page News Service)



Dimapur, April 17: The New Market Jame Masjid Committee (NMJMC) Dimapur has lauded the Urban Development Department for releasing funds under the Urban

Neighbourhood Development Scheme to clean and construct drainages at Ward No. 19, Dimapur.

The cleaning and construction works are carried out under the supervision of GBs of Ward No. 19 and the New Market Business Owners' Association (NMBOA).

Under the Scheme, the Masjid Committee has also become an indirect beneficiary as the drainage flowing near our Masjid has remained clogged for many years and it is now being cleared for smooth flow of sewage, the masjid committee secretary Md Nurul Hoque said in a release.

Appreciating the GBs of Ward No. 19 and NMBOA for their tireless efforts in supervising the works and monitoring it effectively, the NMJMC also thanked the officials of Urban Development Dimapur for rendering their services in processing and executing the works.

(Page News Service)


Job fair held at Unity College

Dimapur, April 17: The Placement Cell of Unity College & NIIT Dimapur Center organized a job fair at the college premises at Residency Colony on Friday.

In the job fair, 32 reputed organizations shortlisted 79 candidates out of around 400 applicants.

Meanwhile the NIIT Dimapur Center has expressed gratitude to all the colleges who participated in the job fair. It also thanked AI Connect for sponsoring Wi-Fi connectivity for the recruiters participating in the event.

(Page News Service)


CM to inaugurate Civil Services Day

Dimapur, April 17: A 2-day Civil Services Day celebration will be held on April 20&21 at the Administrative Training Institute Kohima, organised by the State Department of Personnel & Administrative Reforms.

The inaugural programme will be graced by Nagaland Chief Minister TR Zeliang at 10 a.m. on April 20. The chairperson will be Lithrongla G. Chishi, IAS, Secretary (Home) & Director ATI and Chief Secretary Pankaj Kumar will give the opening remarks. Release of publications will be the main highlight at the inaugural session.

In technical session, there will be presentation on overview of State finances, horticulture department's activities in the state, IT services in Nagaland, report on study tour to Kerala Civil Services Academy and also presentations of success stories on bamboo revitalized, music industry, in pursuit of excellence in higher education and redefining convergence for comprehensive development by the concerned departments and organisation.

On day-2, there will be presentation on externally aided projects (30 minutes each) by Nagaland Heath Project under World Bank - Health and Family Welfare Department, A perspective - by Urban Development Department, Roadmap for achieving food security and food for all by 2025 by Agriculture Department.

Thematic presentations - Success stories on Amur Falcon conservation in Nagaland and Forest conservation in Jalukie, Prospects of Eco-Tourism in Nagaland, Human Development Report and Livelihood Activities in the State under NSRLM will also be given by the concern departments.

The valedictory function will be held on April 21 at 3 p.m. at Multipurpose Hall where State Chief Secretary Pankaj Kumar, IAS will address the function.

All Administrative Head of Departments (AHoDs) and Head of Departments (HoDs) have been asked to be present in the inaugural programme. All departments including Directorates have been asked to depute at least 5 senior officers to be present for all the sessions.

(Page News Service)


LBA meet held at SS Punglwa

Dimapur, April 17: The XIIIth Local Board Administration (LBA) meeting was held at Sainik School Punglwa today under the chairmanship of Maj Gen Deepak Saxena, Chief of Staff, HQ 3 Corps & Chairman, LBA.

The board deliberated upon the issues pertaining to the infrastructure projects in progress, development of school and the steps for improvement of NDA intake of the cadets.

Capt (IN) Kanchan Mukherjee, Principal, briefed the board on the financial grant and the support being received from the Government of Nagaland and HQ 3 Corps.

The meeting was attended by Col V Ravindra Kumar, Col GS (Edn), HQ 3 Corps, Lt Col Sumeet Sharma, Registrar, Lt Col Jitendra Dogra, Headmaster, PollemTep, Additional Director of School Education & Nodal Officer, Er Ketuoselie Kenguruse, representative of Executive Engineer PWD (H) and Advocate Zhasakhoto Vupru, parents representative.

The meeting concluded with the chairman awarding Torches for Academic Excellence to 64 cadets of the school and awarded Participation Certificate to cadet Tokhuo Humtsoe for PM Rally and 66th Republic Day Camp at New Delhi on January 26 2015.

(Page News Service)


MTYO meet resolves

Dimapur, April 17: The Medziphema Town Youth Organisation has reaffirmed its commitment to foster and uplift social, economic and all-round development of Medziphema town.

In an emergency meeting of MTYO with public leaders on April 12, the MTYO while expressing gratitude to the central government for granting Centrally Sponsored Scheme (CSS) on infrastructural development of Medziphema, denounced unsolicited actions and warned the public that MTYO will not, under any circumstance, tolerate whosoever with vested interests, strategically misguide and work against the wishes and welfare of the people.

It called on the public to strive unitedly with positive vision for a better tomorrow.

(Page News Service)


AMK beautification drive today

Kohima, April 17: The Angamimiapfü  Mechü  Krotho (AMK) will organize a Kohima city beautification drive  on Saturday morning at Kohima Town. 

The AMK informed that various units - NAWO, SAWO, WAWO and CWO will plant varieties of flowers in their respective designated locations in Kohima City.

The AMK requested media personal to attend the Kohima city beautification drive and give due media coverage. (Page News Service)





































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