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ST commission to assess ‘devp status’ in State

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By EMN Updated: Aug 09, 2013 12:15 am
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DIPR
Dimapur, August 8

[dropcap]T[/dropcap]he high-power committee of the National Commission for Scheduled Tribes headed by the commission’s chairman Dr. Rameshwar Oraon is in Nagaland to assess the status of developments and the ground problems of the State. The officials of the commission on Wednesday met administrative and departmental heads of Kohima district during the commission’s official visit to Nagaland. Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio also held a meeting with the visiting team at the Chief Minister’s conference hall at New Secretariat Kohima today and discussed issues of development of the State.
The chairman was accompanied by member commissioner BL Meena, secretary of the commission R Vijay Kumar, Aditya Mishra joint secretary of the commission, director of the commission MS Chopra, assistant director of the commission (NE Region) P Syiemlieh and Secretary to Chairperson DD Kukreja.
The National Commission for Scheduled Tribes held a meeting with the developmental departments of Nagaland government in the conference hall of the state’s chief secretary on August 8 at 11 am.
During the meeting, the chairperson defined the prime role of the national commission in ensuring the implementation of the constitutional provision for the protection and development of the tribal of the country.
‘The visit is with the purpose of assessing the status of developments and the ground problems of the state,’ Chairman Dr. Rameshwar Oraon told the departmental leaders. The commission’s officials interacted with the state officials pertaining to the developmental activities in education, agriculture, water supply, rural development, health, poverty alleviations and police in the state. The commission members assured support the ‘requirements’ and address the problems of the state with the central government.

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By EMN Updated: Aug 09, 2013 12:15:38 am