LAUNCH OF MEGHALAYA VILLAGE HEADMEN SURVEY
Today, Dr. Dinesh Tyagi, CEO, CSC SPV, and Dr. Vijay Kumar D, IAS, Commissioner & Secretary, Planning Department, Govt of Meghalaya launched Meghalaya Village Headmen Survey through CSCs.
Nokma or Village Headman has very important role in agriculture in Meghalaya. He has the sole authority to distribute the land to the villagers and also provides some directions according to Meghalaya customary laws. The present survey has been formulated with the objectives to study the different socio-economic condition of the Nokma, assess the Nokmas’ role in different aspects of agricultural operation and explore the potentiality of Nokma as rural leader for betterment of agriculture in the area. Data will be collected from both primary and secondary sources.