Dimapur, Sep. 13 (EMN): A meeting of all the administrative heads of departments (AHoDs) and heads of departments (HoDs) was held on September 12 at the Secretariat Conference Hall in Kohima. The meeting was presided by the State Chief Secretary, R. Binchilo Thong.
According to a press release from the information cell of the secretariat, the chief secretary sensitised the AHoDs and HoDs about matters pertaining to assembly questions, especially for those who had taken over their office assignments recently. He explained about the rules of procedure and conduct of business in the legislative assembly.
He briefed on starred and unstarred questions and explained about the format of questions and answers to be put forward. Thong also explained that AHoDs and HoDs should be prepared with at least 2-3 supplementary notes. He also added that ministers or advisors should be briefed with likely supplementary questions.
The meeting approved the purchase of a TB detector machine from the chief secretary’s welfare fund for testing of patients for tuberculosis (TB) to be installed at Tobu. The principal director, Health and Family Welfare expressed that with the procurement of CB-NAAT for the said area it would bring great relief to patients.