About Koloriang

 

Koloriang at Glance:- The District Headquarter of Kurung Kumey

 

Koloriang is set amid green mountain peaks, terrace hills, lush valleys and fast flowing rivers. The word koloriang is derived from tow words “kolo” and “Riang”.kolo means name of a person who believed to be owner of the entire area. His name kolo dani and Riang means land. In the North it has Hamching and in south Gilo Domcho & Tagi Raktak. Both are the name of the Mountains. In West papi River and in East payu River flows through koloriang, which originates from Hamching. Koloriang is a beautiful valley surrounded by beautiful mountains, in winter it is covered by snow and is situated near the bank of mighty kurung river. Its altitude is 1040 m form the sea level.

The koloriang administration Ho was set up in 23, August 1959 by the then political Offcer Sri B.S. Doughal. By the time a new township consist of Govt. offices and accommodations of staffs was build up which declared township by Sri B.K Nehru, the then His Excellency Governor of Assam and Nagaland on 23, October 1969.

The modern history of the area is in fact counted with the set up of administrative machinery since 1959 till to today this administrative set up was mean by 3(three) IFAS,1 IPS, 4 IAS and host of APCS Officers of different category.

The Koloriang Sub-Division with HQ at koloriang has declared as Sub-Division vide Govt. Order No.CS/(B) 45 /89 Dtd 0501/99. But it has start function in its twist term form 1997.

Koloriang Administrative Centre is one of the oldest Administrative set up of the then subansiri Distriect. At present the area and particularly the township area of koloriang with has a land area of 5,39,672.50 Sq. Meters and also having sound infrastructure facilities which will help for further upgradation of the Administrative Structure. The area is also adequate potentiality for hydro-power generation, Horticulture development and Tourism.

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