and National Highway-39 which passes through the state from Dimapur via Kohima to Manipur.
      This NH-39 is soon to be an international route under the Look East Policy of the central
      government. The rest of the state is connected only with roads covering about 24,709 km, this
      includes the NH-61 and state highways. The state is also inter-connected with postal services in
      all district headquarters, telephone line and mobile services.
            With the opening of the state to the international tourists by relaxing the Restricted Area
      Permit (RAP), a good number of foreign tourists as well as domestic tourists visit Nagaland
      every year.
            The Hornbill festival conceived by the Tourist Department and held in the first week of
      December is an annual event where all tribes of the state come together to celebrate, exhibit and
      sell their traditional wares, foodstuffs and crafts. Three traditional festivals, namely Sekrenyi at
      Touphema in Kohima district (Feb), Monyu at Pongo in Longleng sub-division (April) and
      Moatsu at Chuchuyimlang in Mokokchung district (May) have been identified as festival
            Music and dances are an intrinsic part of Naga life. Folk songs and ballads eulogizing
      bravery, beauty, love, generosity, etc, are transmitted from generation to generation. Likewise
      dancing is an important part of every festive occasion. Feasting, singing, dancing and merry-
      making invariably accompany festivals. Name of the tribes and their festivals are Angami-
      Sekrenyi, Ao-Moatsu, Chakhesang-Sukhrunye and Tsukhenye, Chang-Naknyulem,
      Khiamniungan-Tsokum, Kuki-Mimkut, Konyak-Aoleang Monyu, Kachari-Bushu, Lotha-Tokhu
      Emong, Phom-Monyu, Pochury-Yemshe, Rengma-Ngada, Sumi-Tuluni, Sangtam-Amongmong,
      Yimchungru-Metemneo, and Zeliang-Meileingi/Hega Langsimngi/Chegagadi.
            Under the ‘Year of Entrepreneur 2010’ Entrepreneur Awareness Programme was held in all
      the (11) eleven districts of Nagaland. The state has set up 17 Citronella Demonstration Farms
      (i.e. ‘Economic Plant’) all over the state. The Nagaland Handloom and Handicrafts Development
      Cooperation Ltd, Dimapur is the state owned corporation, which is responsible for the promotion
      and marketing of handloom and handicraft products. An Industrial Growth Centre has been
      established at Ganeshnagar, Dimapur to facilitate entrepreneurs and educated unemployed youth
      to promote industries.
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       Governor                : P. B. Acharya            Chief Secretary         : Tenjen Toy
       Chief Minister          : Neiphiu Rio              Jurisdiction of         : Falls under
                                                          High Court                 Guwahati High