Dimapur, July 11 (EMN): Advisor for Department of Underdeveloped Area (DUDA), N. Bongkhao Konyak formally launched the department’s website at Dudas Conference Hall on July 11 2019 in the presence of IT Director, IT Officials and Department’s Officials.
A DIPR news bulletin, while informing about the launching programme, stated that the advisor congratulated the Department for successfully launching its official website and said that, in today’s digital and electronic media centric world, website is one of the most important platforms to connect with the public.
Terming the launching of the website of all the government departments is one of the policies and programmes of the PDA Government to ensure transparency and for dissemination of information to the public, the advisor maintained that with the launching of the website, the general public will now be able to access information about the department and its activities.
While thanking the ‘IT Department for setting up and fulfilling the programme’, the advisor expressed hope that the people living in far and remote villages including the international border villages will be aboe to access information and also be aware about the policies and programmes of the department.
The Joint Director of Duda, Dr. Anungla Imdong Phom, who also spoke at the programme, stated that the Department has achieved a milestone by launching its official website. She said that the main objective of launching its website was to showcase and disseminate the information relating to its Departmental activities especially to the grassroots level.
Giving a brief highlight on creation of the Department, Dr. Anungla said that the Department was initially created in 2003 for Eastern Nagaland i.e Tuensang, Longleng, Mon and
Kiphire with an aim to uplift the livelihood of the area people and added that over the years the department has achieved in many ways.
In this connection, Dr Phom highlighted and some of the achievements made by the department in the sectors of education, health, research and expert studies and road and infrastructure.
The joint director hoped that with the launching of the website, the department would “now strive harder to achieve more milestones in the days to come”, the DIPR report stated.