Kobulong, 19 September (MTNews): In order to alleviate the socio-economic development of Asetkong range under 23 Impur Assembly Constituency, Mokokchung, MLA & Advisor TN Mannen IAS (Retd) conducted a Consultative meeting with the HoDs and various stakeholders of the area at Asetkong Senden Salang, under EAC Circle Kubolong today.


Addressing the gathering, Mannen quipped that 23 Impur AC is a unique Constituency as Impur is not only the birthplace of the modern Naga society but also houses Kubolong, which is the oldest EAC headquarters in Nagaland. At the same time, he admitted with remorse that the quality of life Asetkong has depreciated at every level and it is up to the collective will of the area people to uplift it to the next level.


He also called on the landowners of Asetkong to be more generous so that the area can invite prospective private and public parties to invest and implement various developmental projects and schemes for the benefit of the people.


To promote the overall agricultural development of Asetkong range, he suggested adopting and cultivating crops according to the suitability and micro climatic conditions of the respective villages.
Further, the Advisor also urged the gathering to unite and avoid partisan politics and concentrate all their energy on defending and enriching the honor of Asetkong range in unison.


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Thangi Mannen, IAS (Retd) and wife of the Advisor speaking at the consultative meeting.


During the discussion hour, Thangi Mannen, IAS (Retd) and wife of the Advisor also shared views and ideas with the gathering on the prospects of tourism and horticulture based farming in Asetkong area. She said a few projects are viable to be undertaken in the future but added that the willingness to grasp the opportunity should come, at the end of the day, from the people of the area themselves.


Earlier, a brief highlight about Kubolong Circle was delivered by Seyievilie, EAC, Kobulong.


It may be mentioned that all the HoDs under EAC Kubolong Circle and five representatives from each village council including Chairman, Secretary and VDB Secretary, representatives from Kobulong and Yisemyong Adhoc Committee and representatives from Asetkong Mungdang, AKTM and various stakeholders participated in the consultative meeting and discussion hour.

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