Nagaland chief minister said that establishment of Staff Selection Board, removal of VIP culture, improved e-governance and use of technology to combat governance challenges remain at the core of the government's initiatives.
The CM opined that the TPO and SAPO should make all-out effort to arrive at an amicable settlement of the disputed area on the Nagaland and Manipur border.
As apart of the Statehood Day, the bust of Naga Peoples' Convention President Dr Imkongliba Ao, who was one of the pioneering architects of the state, was unveiled at the Raj Bhavan in Kohima.
The Naga Students’ Federation (NSF) argued that Naga movement for self-determination is a mass based assertion for the Naga people's legitimate rights to be respected by any forces that stand to oppose it.
Nine new COVID-19 cases were reported in the state on Monday.
Of the total 163 COVID-19 positive cases, 114 cases are active, while 49 patients have recovered from the disease, the state health minister said.
Of the new cases, six cases were reported from Dimapur quarantine centre, two from Kohima quarantine centre and one from Peren quarantine centre, Health Minister S Pangnyu Phom said.
With a single positive case reported on Wednesday, the total number of COVID-19 cases rose 128.
Of the new cases, Dimapur reported six cases and Tuensang three case, state Health Minister S Pangnyu Phom said.
Of the three cases, two are from Dimapur and one from Kohima. All of them returned to the state from Chennai.