DIMAPUR, April 8 - Nagaland State capital Kohima has been enlisted for assessment of liveability index and rate cities among 117 cities across India.
Informing this at a State orientation workshop on assessment of liveability indices in Chief Secretary�s conference hall in Kohima recently, Chief Secretary Temjen Toy said Government of India decided to quantify 117 cities all over the country undertaking this exercise in the liveability index.
Altogether 21 line departments and stakeholders concerned participated in the workshop.
Explaining that �liveability standards index� is a mission and a project which basically aims to improve the liveability of a particular city, he said it is a mission to provide citizens a comfortable life.
Secretary, Urban department, Motsuthung informed the departments to nominate a Nodal officer each to coordinate with Urban Development department immediately as the timeline left is 12 days. He added the web portal will be closed after April 16.
Motsuthung further said the State was a little behind schedule particularly due to the recent State Assembly election.
Nodal Officer for North East Dr Natashori K gave a power point presentation on the overview of the liveability index, data entry portal progress monitoring dash board, key timeline and milestones and role of the coordinators. She further emphasised on the composition of the cities, understanding the stakeholders� responsibilities, formulation of comprehensive city plan/master plan thereby serving as a concrete plan in achieving erstwhile Sustainable Development Goals.