PDA Govt completes three years in office

Newmai News Network
DIMAPUR, Apr 6 :  Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio said on Tuesday that to deliver good governance under the spirit of transparency and justice is an important agenda of his Government.
Rio said this on the occasion of 'thanksgiving programme' on the completion of three years of the People's Democratic Alliance (PDA) Government of Nagaland. The event was held at the State Banquet Hall, Chief Minister's residential complex in Kohima today.
The Nagaland Chief Minister said that efforts like the establishment of the Staff Selection Board, removal of VIP culture, improved e-governance and use of technology to combat governance challenges remain at the core of the Government's initiatives.
"The thanksgiving service is significant because it came on the backdrop of the completion of three years of PDA Government," Rio stated. He also said that while progressive achievements were made, the Government has been bogged down with an entire year of battling the global pandemic. He commented that the remaining two years of the Government tenure is most crucial and important in fulfilling the promises of the manifestos and the Common Minimum Program.
Rio also congratulated H Chuba Chang on being elected unopposed adding that it will be his 5th time entering the Nagaland Legislative Assembly from the Noksen Assembly Constituency under Tuensang district. He also expressed his gratitude especially the intending candidates who unanimously abided by the party principle of supporting the official candidate who was given the ticket. Rio added that through it, an excellent precedence has been set and party discipline has been exemplified and congratulated all those who played a contributing role in securing the uncontested victory.
Rio then urged the Ministers and elected members and rank and file of the party organizations to rededicate towards the service of the people. Rio also reminded all that there is a need to make concrete efforts to ensure that the policies and programmes of the Government reach the targeted sections in letter and spirit. Rio further said that people have enormous expectations from the Government and added that the party's responsibility is to take governance to the doorsteps of "every household and each one of us must make sincere efforts towards realization of this aspiration".
Deputy Chief Minister, Y Patton in his short speech stated that the PDA Government is committed to good governance and for all round development of the State. He also congratulated the newly elected MLA, H Chuba Chang on behalf of the PDA Government and expressed hope that with his vast experience in Naga politics will be valuable and help the PDA Government to grow stronger and scale greater heights.