youth organization launched at 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.
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.
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."
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.
expressed optimism that this organisation as a seasoned
and matured person will bring progress and change in the
hope this organisation is being built to bring in peace,
harmony and understanding," he said.
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.
further appealed to all the Rengmas to extend
cooperation to the organisation to forge ahead.
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.
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.
Rengma Selo Zi is led by Kenneth Kath as president and
Shatilo Kent as general secretary for the tenure
highlights of the launching programme included adoption
of RSZ constitution, approval of RSZ executive for the
tenure 2015-18 and solidarity speech.
programme was chaired by Hyunilo Anilo Khing while vote
of thanks was delivered by convenor, finance committee,
Er. J. G. Lorin. (Page News Service)
for State Teachers Award
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
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.
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.
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.
April 17: The New Market Jame Masjid Committee (NMJMC)
Dimapur has lauded the Urban Development Department for
releasing funds under the Urban
Development Scheme to clean and construct drainages at
Ward No. 19, Dimapur.
cleaning and construction works are carried out under
the supervision of GBs of Ward No. 19 and the New Market
Business Owners' Association (NMBOA).
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.
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.
fair held at Unity College
April 17: The Placement Cell of Unity College & NIIT
Dimapur Center organized a job fair at the college
premises at Residency Colony on Friday.
the job fair, 32 reputed organizations shortlisted 79
candidates out of around 400 applicants.
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.
to inaugurate Civil Services Day
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.
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
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
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
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
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.
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.
meet held at SS Punglwa
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.
board deliberated upon the issues pertaining to the
infrastructure projects in progress, development of
school and the steps for improvement of NDA intake of
(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.
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
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.
April 17: The Medziphema Town Youth Organisation has
reaffirmed its commitment to foster and uplift social,
economic and all-round development of Medziphema town.
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
called on the public to strive unitedly with positive
vision for a better tomorrow.
beautification drive today
April 17: The Angamimiapfü Mechü Krotho (AMK)
will organize a Kohima city beautification drive
on Saturday morning at Kohima Town.
AMK informed that various units - NAWO, SAWO, WAWO and
CWO will plant varieties of flowers in their respective
designated locations in Kohima City.
AMK requested media personal to attend the Kohima city
beautification drive and give due media coverage. (Page