Nagaland Congress leaders left for New Delhi today to meet central party leaders on issues confronting the state.
The team, led by PCC president K.V. Pusa, will call on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and other Union ministers to discuss issues on fiscal management, drought relief and National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (NREGS), among others.
According to The Telegraph, Pusa will also place the assessment report on drought and implementation of the NREGS before the central leaders. Sonia, who is also president of the AICC, is taking a personal initiative to ensure that the rural job scheme is not misused.
Taking strong exception to the gross misuse of natural calamity funds by the Nagaland government in recent years, the AICC chief asked the state Congress to submit an assessment report to her and the Prime Minister’s office for necessary measures.