Wokha, 15 June (MTNews): Nagaland Governor La. Ganesan visited Wokha district and conducted a meeting with Heads of Offices and civil society organizations. The meeting, chaired by Deputy Commissioner Ajit Kumar Ranjan, aimed to discuss the development of Wokha and its potential as the “Land of Plenty.” Governor Ganesan emphasized the need to preserve the rich heritage left by the ancestors and maintain peace for sustainable progress.
The Governor expressed his commitment to providing essential infrastructure in every district of Nagaland, including education, healthcare, roads, and banking facilities. He highlighted the constitutional right to elementary education and the government’s efforts to improve school infrastructure, appoint teachers, and distribute free textbooks and meals. However, he acknowledged the ongoing challenge of achieving quality education for all citizens.
Regarding healthcare, Governor Ganesan stressed the importance of delivering quality services and highlighted various government initiatives, such as the National Rural Health Mission and state-specific schemes like Ayushman Bharat and CM Health Insurance. He urged the relevant departments to ensure these programs reach the citizens effectively for their benefit.
Furthermore, the Governor called upon the attendees to be exemplary citizens, abide by the law, and collaborate with the government at both central and state levels. He emphasized the significance of upholding democratic values and working towards a united and prosperous nation.
During the meeting, the Wokha civil society organizations, led by the Lotha Hoho and other organizations, presented a memorandum on behalf of the Lotha community. The memorandum requested the Governor to either transfer the Wokha-Bokajan road project to the Border Roads Organization or provide the necessary sanctions for its construction. Governor Ganesan assured them of prioritizing the matter and taking it up with the concerned ministry for implementation.
The Department of Health & Family Welfare, PHED, Lead Bank District Manager, Forest, Environment and Climate Change, NEEPCO, PWD (R&B) presented their departmental activities undertaken in the district to the Governor.
Later, the governor also held a security coordination meeting with the District Administration and Police.