State News in Brief- Mock Drill on Earthquake Preparedness

mock-drillYupia-  Mock Drill

An Awareness cum mock drill programme on earthquake preparedness and rescue operation was conducted at VKV Sher and Middle School Hawa Camp under Kimin Sub-Division on 18th October’2016 by the District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA), Papumpare , Yupia in collaboration with the 12th Bn NDRF, stationed at Doimukh. 12th Bn NDRF led by Sub Inspector Indra Singh conducted the mock drill programme on disaster preparedness matter during earthquake and other emergencies. Circle Officer Kakoi Shri Tana Bapu was also present during the programme and advised the students to take benefits of awareness programme to know about the do’s and dont’s of disaster preparedness. Earlier, DDMO Papum Pare Smt  Preetha Menon,  who is leading the team for conducting such awareness in various locations in the district advised the students to make themselves well acquainted with the Dos and Donts on earthquake & other natural calamities and given some tips on earth quake ‘Drop Cover Hold’ for the students. During the programme teachers , students and staffs were present.

World-Food-DayYingkiong- World Food Day

The Department of Agriculture, Yingkiong observed the World Food Day on 16th October 2016 with the theme “Climate is Changing & Agriculture  must too”,  & hunger free world day 2030. Ameng Nangkar, ADO while welcoming all present on the occasion briefed on the importance of World Food Day Celebration in the context of conservation of natural resources in the present trend of climate change. DDA, A. Doso emphasized on Crop Production by adoption of new technologies. Chief Guest of the programme Bading Teng, ZPM suggested the department to introduce & adopt new and latest available technologies in agriculture for sustainable growth. Guest of Honour Api Kombo, ASC also spoke on the occasion.  M. Ete, ADO, PRI members from nearby villages of Simong, Gette Pugging, Gobuk & Gosang also attended the programme,

CIG-SheetKhonsa- CGI Sheets Distributed

56_Khonsa West MLA cum Parliamentary Secretary (Geo&Mining) Tirong Aboh distributed 50 CGI sheets each to 132 beneficiaries from his MLA LAD in presence of Lazu Block ZPM Smti Hodong, ASMC Dadam block Hedam Kamhua and Lazu/ Dadam Block JE Ashok Kumar Tiwari on 18th October 2016.  While distributing CGI sheets each to 132 beneficiaries of Lazu and Dadam circle the Parliamentary Secretary Tirong Aboh suggested the 132 beneficiaries for proper utilisation of sheets for construction of dwelling house,adding that,most of the BPL families of Dadam circle have been benefitted with the same. He further assured that the rest of the BPL families of his constituency will have the same facility in the coming financial year. All the 132 beneficiaries appreciated the Honorable Parl.Secy Tirong Aboh for his noble gesture by providing 50 each of CGI sheets.