Newmai News Network
Dimapur: Bhupender Yadav, the Union Minister of Environment, Forest & Climate Change, and Employment for the Government of India, undertook a visit to the ‘Oil Palm Field’ in Ngwalwa, Peren district, Nagaland today. During his visit, he engaged with the village council, interacting on several crucial topics.
The Union minister inquired about the status of the Jal Jeevan Mission, particularly whether the villagers had gained access to water tap connections. Additionally, he discussed the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY), a flagship scheme aiming to provide clean cooking LPG gas to rural Below Poverty Line (BPL) households.
The Ngwalwa Village Council apprised the Union minister that every household within their jurisdiction has been successfully connected to these initiatives. They also shared information about their village’s progress, including the registration of 632 job cards, development projects such as approach roads and fishery as well as extensive tree plantation efforts.