The State Level District Development Coordination and Monitoring Committee (DISHA) meeting was held on 31 August 2022, at the Chief Minister’s Office, CMRC, and deliberated on the matter pertaining to the development activities of all the flagship programmes under the various departments in the State.
The District Development Coordination and Monitoring Committee has been constituted by the department of rural development in all districts under the chairmanship of the concerned MPs/MLAs.
The DISHA has also been constituted to better coordinate all elected representatives as well as to review all development activities in the district on a quarterly basis.
Chief Minister of Nagaland, Neiphiu Rio who also is the Chairperson of the State Level DISHA Committee, chaired the meeting and greeted the officials and dignitaries present in the meeting. He informed that all the Government Departments while initiating the CSS activities in the State, the proposal has to be routed through proper channel (Advisor/Minister) of the Chief Minister.
The Chief Minister also advised the Departments to seek proper advice and briefing on various programmes implementation by the concerned Department. He mentioned about the Union Finance Minister’s comment during her CSR Conclave visit and apprised the department officials to work with utmost dedication.
Metsubo Jamir, Minister for Rural Development and Co-Chairperson of the State Level DISHA Committee delivered the welcome address and encouraged the various departments to converge all the schemes for better cohesiveness.
- Phangnon Konyak, Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha and Member, State Level DISHA Committee also spoke and emphasized that benefits of all schemes should reach to the last person for whom it is targeted.
In the meeting, 9 (nine) major departments namely, Social Welfare, School Education, Health & Family Welfare, Works & Housing, Rural Development, Agriculture, Urban and Municipal Affairs, Power and PHE highlighted their achievements covering FY 2021-22 and 2022-2023, and issues faced by the departments on the implementation of the CSS programmes.
The Chairman urged the departments to bring to his notice any hurdle which requires his intervention for taking up the matter with the Government of India and also suggested that it should be informed to the 2 (two) Members of Parliament of the State.
The meeting ended with vote of thanks from Neposo Theluo, IAS, Secretary, Rural Development Department and Member Secretary, State Level DISHA Committee.