DIMAPUR, Sept 6 - Nagaland Chief Minister TR Zeliang sought immediate relief and restoration of infrastructure destroyed by heavy rains and floods in the State this year.
�Immediate attention is required considering the magnitude in terms of loss of human lives and damages caused to private and public properties alike,� he said while addressing the 2nd Conclave of North East Democratic Alliance (NEDA) held in New Delhi yesterday.
Zeliang said the Government of Nagaland would soon be submitting a comprehensive plan in this regard.
According to a CMO press release, Zeliang also highlighted the plight of some 2,000-odd Hindi teachers in the State whose services are on the verge of termination due to its co-terminus nature as per guidelines of the Centrally Sponsored Schemes. He urged the Central Government to give special impetus to the matter.
On the sorry state of air connectivity in the State, Zeliang called for urgent improvement without further delay, while adding that �Visa Checking System must be introduced in NE region to ease the movement of goods and citizens across the international borders of South-East Asian countries without which tourism, trade and commerce is being hampered.�
The Chief Minister was accompanied by Lok Sabha MP and NPF president Neiphiu Rio and president of NPF Manipur Awangbow Newmai.