PHED repairs hand-pumps

Senapati: Delivering water to the historical and oldest Maram village, the PHED repaired hand-pumps at Maram Khullen village in an effort to eliminate the acute water scarcity in the village.
The hand-pumps which were installed in 1989 have remained unused for many years.
The initiative was taken up by local ADC member A Rang in collaboration with PHED, Imphal.
Maram Khullen village is one of the biggest villages in Maram area with around 4000 estimated population and water scarcity in the village has been a main concern for many years, reports our correspondent. The villagers of Maram Khullen expressed gratitude towards PHED Minister Losii Dikho in redressing the immediate needs of the people.

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National Dengue Day observed

Senapati: In connection with the observation of National Dengue Day on May 16 , the District Vector Borne Diseases Control Programme (DVBDCP), Senapati observed the day at DRDA conference hall today.
The ceremony was graced by ADC Chairman ML Markson as chief guest and presided by CMO, Senapati Dr H Loli Mao.
Medical Officers of various Community Health Centres (CHCs), PHCs, ASHA workers, DVBDCP staff and civil organisations also took part in the ceremony.
District Nodal officer, Senapati Dr Helen Shimray highlighted the activities of DVBDCP and its achievements.

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Barak Spring Festival

Senapati: The Barak festival 2016 which ended mid way last year will be continued on May 22 and 23 under a new title Barak (Spring) festival.
The Barak festival occurs every year during December under the aegis of Naga Peoples’ Organisation (NPO). However, due to unavoidable consequences, the festival ended abruptly in which only a car rally was organised from Senapati DHQs to Liyai on December 11.
The Spring festival will showcase the rich traditions and culture of various tribes and other programmes including trekking and folk dance.

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Surprise raid conducted

Senapati: Senapati District Students’ Association (SDSA), the apex students body of the district along with its federating units initiated a surprise raid on business establishments to check expiry goods sold in shops, pharmacies, grocery shops and others at Senapati town.
Students from various institutions under All Private School Association, Senapati (APSAS) in the presence of Town Planning Team of Senapati ADC and civil organization like SDWA and SKWWA took part in the inspection. Huge stocks of expired goods worth around Rs 10,000 in grocery items, Rs 30,000 in medicine and Rs 20,000 in cosmetics items were recovered which were later destroyed at Senapati pubic ground.
The raiding team has also sternly warned the shop keepers against selling expired commercial goods to the public.

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One day workshop cum seminar held

Senapati: Mao Students’ Union (MSU) in collaboration with Pro Rural-Peace Coalition Northeast India (PCNI) conducted a one day workshop cum seminar under the theme ‘Youth Entrepreneurship Development’ at Kalinamai village community hall, Mao on May 9, conveyed a press release issued by the office of Mao Students’ Union today.
PCNI coordinator Adahe Neli shared the perspective of the workshop and stated that entrepreneurship can offer an alternative future for the youth and bring concrete possibility of social and economic empowerment to the youth and adults of tomorrow.
Director of Youth Net Lezo Putsure stretched on the opportunities of entrepreneurship and availability of resources and also identifying the right people.
North Eastern Group proprietor S Kajichew shared his story of becoming a successful entrepreneur. Managing Director of Modern College, Kohima Pelee Hekha stated on the need of skilled based education system in the society to curb the problems of unemployment.
Managing Director of Community Development Foundation Heshu Henry highlighted the need of building foundation skills for entrepreneurship and imparted ideas on pragmatic approach to become a successful entrepreneur. Chief Manager of SBI Regional Business office Besii Bosco provided materials and imparted training on ‘Entrepreneurship Financial Literacy’.
The Union stated that the event was organised with an objective to help uplift the unemployed youth in the North East region and to enhance entrepreneurial skills through basic training, workshop and field visits.
Youth from various villages attended the seminar and benefited immensely from the workshop cum seminar.

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World Earth Day observed

Senapati: Senapati District Students’ Association (SDSA) has observed World Earth Day on April 22 at Indoor Stadium.
The programme was graced by Col Neelesh Bhanot, Deputy CDR, 59 Mountain BDE as special guest.
Rev Fr Seisou John, Principal, Don Bosco Higher Secondary School, Senapati, Pungdi P Celestine, president, SDSA, Lohrii John, general secretary, NPO, Col GK Mahindra, 34 AR and presidents of students’ unions were also present at the programme.
Quiz competition was also conducted as part of the programme.

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SDSA resents deplorable NH-2 road condition

Senapati: With repeated appeals to repair NH-2 failed to yield positive result, Senapati District Students’ Association (SDSA) has demanded immediate attention of the new BJP State Government to look into the matter or face public outcry.
A statement issued by its president Pungdi Celestine pointed out that making the road from bad to worst is mainly due to daily plying of over-laden trucks and tankers along the NH-2 between Mao and Imphal.
The road is even unfit for local transportation thereby igniting more restlessness among the local populace, it said.
Despite the repeated reminders, the Department concerned has not taken up any positive step, the statement added.
If the State Government cannot understand people’s grievances, civil societies will have no option but to let the voices heard through various means, it said.

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Seminar on career guidance

Senapati: A one day seminar on ‘Students Career guidance’ was organized by the Maralui Karalimei Swijoikang (Maram Students’ Union) at Don Bosco Higher Secondary School, Maram Centre. The career guidance programme was participated by about 500 students from different schools.
The resource persons were TA Paul, senior manager, Oriental Bank of Commerce, Guwahati and Luikang Mathew RK, branch manager, United India Insurance, Imphal.
Though the seminar was addressed by the two resource persons, many young prominent achievers of the locality attended the programme and interacted with the students.

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