Chumoukedima DPDB meeting-cum-felicitation of Olympic contingents held

Chumoukedima: DPDB felicitated the Olympic contingents from the district

BY | Tuesday, 6 September, 2022

The Chumoukedima District Planning and Development Board (DPDB) held its monthly meeting under the chairmanship of Advisor, Sericulture Excise & Minority Affairs and vice chairman DPDB, Zhaleo Rio at the Conference Hall, Chumoukedima on 6 September 2022.

The meeting reviewed the last meeting minutes followed by deliberation of the registration of Biblical Leadership Institute, Dhansirpar. During the meeting, Zhaleo Rio highlighted the activities plan to the respective departments and requested them to prepare a vision document and plan for the new district within September and present their department’s vision in the next DPDB meeting.

After the meeting discussion, a felicitation programme was held in honour of the Olympic contingent from Chumoukedima district, where Zhaleo Rio and MLA Azheto Zhimomi felicitated the sports players. Altogether 122 participants participated from Chumoukedima district in the Olympics. The team won 1 gold medal, 12 silver, and 13 bronze medals.

In his short speech, Rio congratulated the Olympic contingents and said the youths have the potential to do better. He appealed to the sportsperson to practice mentally & physically and to maintain consistency and discipline. He stated that this achievement is just a beginning under a new district, and he is positive that with trained coaches and good players they will achieve greater heights.

He also wished the State team who have been selected for the North East Olympic Games to put in hard work, and to maintain discipline, commitment, and diligence as they are representing not only as an individual but also representing the State.

MLA Azheto Zhimomi in his short speech congratulated the winners and wished them success in their future endeavours. Sports cannot be given away by anyone but it’s the individual who earns by themselves, he said. He appealed to respective individuals, sports officers and district officers to give support to sportspersons to let them shine.

The felicitation programme was chaired by Chef de Mission Er Seyiekhrietuo Solo. The invocation was pronounced by Associate Pastor, Women Ao Baptist Arogo, Imotila Longkumer. Welcome address and a short report on Nagaland Olympics & Paralympic Games 2022 were delivered by District Team Manager Vitouto Kuotsu. Neila enthralled the attendees with a special number.

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