Kohima, Feb. 10 (EMN): This department must be there for the government with the right stationary and the workforce to get paperwork done. They are the department of Printing & Stationery. And even important government departments such as Printing & Stationery, need some time off from work, of course.
The departmental staff of the department went out on a picnic on February 9 at the Pony Farm at Kigwema in Kohima. Staff from both from establishment branch and technical sections of the department went, a press release from the group informed.
Addressing the staff at a simple function that was conducted during the picnic, their director, Wati L Imchen was quoted in the press release as having stated that the Printing & Stationery department was one of the backbones of the state government ‘for many years.’
‘Appreciating the tireless efforts of the staff specially the technical staff, he said: We are all giving our best by rendering our time and services till 10:00 PM to 11:30 PM when printing works of the government are pressing us adding that during such time there is no Sunday for the staff well.’
“We have been rendering our efforts by doing all the printing works of the government by providing all required forms and papers to the entire district offices and the directorate as well.”
Seeking further cooperation in the near future, Imchen urged the state government to pay special attention to the department by providing ‘modern machines’ and equipments to enable the department provide ‘better quality’ and services to the government.
The press release added this: ‘During the last Republic celebration (sic), staff were rendering a sleepless night by printing the speeches of the VVIPs.’
Therefore, the press release stated, “as part of recreational moment for the staff a picnic was