Kohima: For the first time since the creation of the 12th district of Nagaland, Noklak celebrated the country’s 74th Independence Day at the district headquarters on Saturday.
During the occasion, adviser to the department of Fisheries & Aquatic Resources, Economics & Statistics and Evaluation, L Khumo unfurled the National Flag and took the Rashtriya Salute.
The contingent from 3rd NAP ‘F’ Coy Noklak led by Platoon Commander ABSI P Pukha Khiamniungan, Platoon 2 i/c Hav C Thongo Khiamniungan and flag man NIK Hangtoi Khiamniungan participated in the parade. The National Anthem was sung by Hermanas Band of Noklak town.
As part of the first Independence Day Celebration of newly form Noklak district, Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) adopted two villages — Noklak and Kingjung — with a donation of 2,500 LED bulbs for distribution to each villages which was handed over by advisor, L Khumo, an update from the DIPR said.
Kingjung village with a power generating of hydroger energy in every house hold is giving four bulbs to ensure best energy efficiency. Similarly, every house hold of Noklak village were also been provided with LED bulbs gift packs.
As a collaborative effort of District Administration and EESL, targets to make energy efficiency with a motto of bringing energy efficiency in the district within a period of one year. EESL is also empowered to set up with solar plants in the district. EESL is a government of India, a joint venture Public Sector undertaking under Ministry of Power is implementing UJALA Schemes across the country.
Felicitation of NGOs in the frontline against COVID-19 was also presented by the Advisor L.Khumo. Red Cross Society and Social Welfare Department of Noklak made an institutional visit to Community Health Centre, Noklak. The celebration on the occasion was concluded by beating of Retreat by 3rd NAP Noklak.