Pungro SDPDB meeting deliberates on infrastructure development in the sub-division

BY | Monday, 8 July, 2024

The monthly meeting of the Pungro Sub-Divisional Planning & Development Board (SDPDB) was held at the Cultural Hall, Pungro, Kiphire on July 6, informed a DIPR report.

The members discussed on up gradation of branch post office to full-fledged post office at Pungro Town. They also deliberated on the need for additional staff for the operation and maintenance of the Public Health Engineering Department (PHED) and Power Department. Approval was given for the construction of government quarters for the SDO and JE of Power Department.

The board members also discussed for the construction of a Mini Secretariat at Pungro to house all departmental offices as to promote the rational and judicious use of land, ease of governance, and better delivery of services. Given the geographical and demographic significance of the sub- division, including a 34 km stretch along the Indo-Myanmar border, the establishment of an SDPO office at Pungro was approved by the house.

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This move aims to address vulnerabilities related to illegal narcotics, trafficking and anti-social movements, including arms smuggling. Other topics discussed included the alignment of a two-lane project in the sub-division and the posting of officers to their respective offices.

The meeting was attended by Advisor for Fire & Emergency Services, Home Guards & Civil Defence, Relief & Rehabilitation and Chairman SDPDB Pungro, S. Kiusumew Yi’c’unger, Deputy Commissioner Kiphire, Temsuwati Longkumer and Superintendent of Police Kiphire, Chinese Chakhesang. The meeting was chaired by Additional Deputy Commissioner & Vice Chairman of SDPDB Pungro, Vekusheyi Rhakho.



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