Afforestation drive at Mt Tiyi
WOKHA: An afforestation drive was carried out at Mt.Tiyi on Wednesday on the occasion of World Environment Day on Wednesday. The land has already been cleared for vegetation and pits dug for 1000 tree saplings that were planted on the occasion. The colony chairmen arranged volunteers to join the drive from each colony. Volunteers brought their own water bottles to avoid use of packaged plastic bottles which are detrimental to the environment, stated a release. The ADC and administrator of Wokha Town Council, Andrew C Imti has requested all Colony chairmen and gaonburhas to sensitize the public against burning garbage, leaves and plastic. As a way to spread awareness of preserving and caring for the environment, he further requested them to inform the public to have all polluting vehicles checked by the Transport department.
World Food Safety Day
KOHIMA: The Minister, Health and Family Welfare, Pangnyu Phom will address the first-ever ‘World Food Safety Day’ under the theme 'Food Safety, Everyone’s Business’ at the Conference hall, Directorate of Health and Family Welfare, here on June 7. On the occasion, the pledge will be administered by the Director (Health), Health and Family Welfare Dr Vizolie Z Suokhrie. A demonstration on ‘Common Food Adulterants’ will also be held after the formal programme, stated a release.
Snail & Trout Festival
KOHIMA: Mt Rhododendron Adventure Club, Poilwa, in collaboration with HK Mbung’s Tours & Accommodations under Peren district will be organizing the ‘Snail & Trout Festival’, the first of its kind in the State, on June 9 at Hepui Zang, Poilwa Namci from 12 noon onwards. It is an event to showcase the rich aquatic resources of Poilwa and Peren districts in particular and the State of Nagaland in general. The festival is a tribute to the nature’s gift of ‘Snail & Trout’ (Tangnoikwa & Kahane) with its unique delicacy which is the ‘pride of Poilwa’. The climatic condition and the water of Teupuiki and Duilumroi rivers has made it’s taste very unique which cannot be found elsewhere. The festival is also an attempt to expose the beauty of Poilwa, stated a DIPR release.
Hunting, fishing ban
KOHIMA: Peren DC Sarita Yadav has directed all the village councils under that hunting and fishing in any form has been strictly banned basing on the standing order of the Deputy Commissioner, Peren, vide JUDL/WL/JB-1/03-04 dated 29/4/2014. Violators/offenders shall be imposed a sum of Rs 5,000 as fine, stated a DIPR release.
KOHIMA: The district level workshop on 7th Economic Census 2019 was held at the DC Conference Hall, Phek, on Wednesday with DESO Phek, Kewekolo Khalo presenting an overview of the economic census. Additional Deputy Commissioner of Phek Zibenthung Kithan gave a short speech on the Economic Census and also encouraged the supervisors and the enumerators to do their best. Mhasi Puro, District Manager, CSC, SPV (MEITY) presented a talk on the 7th Economic Census, stated a DIPR release.
KOHIMA: Seized liquor were destroyed at Mon town on Thursday. As per the statement given by H Phuton, Konyak Superintendent of Excise & Prohibition, Mon, 3,551 bottles of IMFL and 260 litres of country liquor valued at Rs 11,12,500 in market values were destroyed in the presence EAC, Tsenthungo Ngullie, Officer In-charge, Police station, Mon Vekhwutsu, representatives from Mon town council, KBCM, IPR and the Excise Department, stated a DIPR release.
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