Nagaland prepares for the 2023 Hornbill Festival
The annual Hornbill Festival, which will take place in Nagaland from December 1 to 10, is getting ready. Chief Secretary J Alam expressed concern over the poor road conditions from Kohima to the Naga Heritage Village Kisama while presiding over a preparatory meeting on Friday.
All line departments were present at the meeting to talk about the preparations and schedule for the upcoming Hornbill Festival at the Secretariat Conference Hall in Kohima.
Chief Secretary Alam emphasized the value of cross-departmental cooperation and active support for regional businesspeople taking part in the event during the meeting.
He additionally expressed deep concern about the poor avenue conditions between Kohima and Kisama village, the solely route to the competition venue from Kohima. He entreated the Public Works Department (PWD) to make certain well timed restore of the road, emphasising that a well-maintained avenue plays a quintessential function in shaping the state’s image.
Alam stressed the importance of attracting more tourists to the festival and highlighted the need for every branch to engage actively and contribute exciting activities.
An additional factor of emphasis used to be the use of biodegradable products at some point of the Hornbill Festival, with strict enforcement of a plastic ban at the event. He also introduced plans for any other evaluate assembly and requested all departments to post their proposed activities for similarly dialogue at some stage in the upcoming meeting.
During the meeting, Nchumbemo Lotha, Secretary of Tourism, gave insights into a range of ongoing activities and reported ongoing renovation and upgrading work at the Heritage Village. He referred to that either the Pochury Naga or Rengma Naga tribe would have the honor of web hosting the inaugural function, or all tribes would be given the probability to offer tribal benefits for the duration of morning and night cultural programs. He advised departments to post their activities instantly for inclusion in the pageant calendar.