by Bhupen Goswami
Guwahati :World’s richest bio-reserved North East needs to be conserved said the Vice President Venkaiah Naidu. Guwahati: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu calls for conservation and conservation of rich biodiversity in north-eastern region. Expressing happiness over the visit to the North East, Naidu said the region is one of the richest bio-reserved states in the world. He is on a one-day visit to Nagaland. After arriving at Dimapur airport, Naidu visited the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) – National Research Centre on Gemini at Jharnapani, about 25 km from here. Interacting with the scientists of the Institute, he urged them to give priority to their research work.
He also addressed a meeting at the Institute. Later in the day, Naidu inaugurated the Office Building of Directorate of Information Technology and Communications Kohima, buildings of government high schools in Nagaland and the residential complex of ministers at Chumukedima police complex here in the presence of Governor Mukhi and Chief Minister Nephiu Rio.He also held a meeting with the Governor, CM, Deputy CM and other ministers on the campus. Chief Minister Nephiu Rio tweeted: “It is an honour for the Hon’ble Vice President of India to inaugurate some projects and buildings. It is an honour for us and such a gesture will remain inscribed in Naga history. I am grateful to us for giving us a chance to host them. We hope he will come to see us again. The Deputy CM tweeted that “It was an invaluable experience for the Hon’ble Vice President of India to interact with scientists from ICAR Research Complex for ICAR National Research Centre Mithun and NEH region at Medjifema during his visit to the institutes today.