Centre committed to all-round development of Northeast — Athawale
Itanagar, Feb. 26 (PTI): Union minister Ramdas Athawale said on Wednesday that the Centre is committed to the all-round development of the Northeast by providing better education, employment, health and social security to the people.
Gracing the Nyokum Yullo celebration of the Nyishi community at Doimukh, the Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment highlighted various flagship programmes of the central government and its benefits.
The minister admired the rich culture and traditions of the Nyishi community and expressed happiness to be a part of the celebration.
Athawale appreciated the community for preserving its age-old traditions.
Principal scientist of Central Institute of Fresh Aquaculture (CIFA) P P Chakraborty thanked the festival committee for their hospitality and lauded the Nyishi community for upholding its identity.
Local legislator Tana Hali Tara expressed gratitude to the minister and his entire entourage for gracing the festival.