Munda reviews ongoing projects in Nagaland

Munda reviews ongoing projects in Nagaland
Union Minister Arjun Munda reviewing the ongoing projects during a meeting with state government officials in Kohima on Friday.
DIMAPUR, SEP 7 (NPN) | Publish Date: 9/7/2019 10:39:53 AM IST

Union Minister of Tribal Affairs, Arjun Munda, Friday reviewed the progress of the ongoing projects sanctioned by the Ministry of Tribal Affairs to the state government besides special central assistance to tribal sub-scheme and Eklavya Model Residential Schools (EMRS) for the past five years.

The review meeting held with some key departments in Nagaland at Hotel Vivor on September 6, 2019, was attended by Minister of Tribal Affairs, Temjen Imna Along, and other senior officers from the ministry of tribal affairs. 

During the review meeting, the union minister was apprised of the decision of the state government on creation of the new department of tribal affairs by the state cabinet on August 2, 2019. 

Additional Chief Secretary, Tribal Affairs, Government of Nagaland, Lhoubeilatuo Kire, gave a power point presentation of all the projects sanctioned by the Ministry to the state government, which the Planning & Co-ordination Department Nagaland was implementing, such as Article 275(1), SCA to TCS and EMRS before creation of the new Department. 

He also presented the activities and achievement of the Department of Under Developed Areas, one of which is the Minimum Support Price (MSP) for Minor Forest Produce (MFP) under Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India Limited (TRIFED) of the Ministry of Tribal Affairs. The project is being implemented through the Anghya Brand launched early this year. 

This Brand was conceptualized as handholding initiatives for providing livelihood solutions to farmers and entrepreneurs of Eastern Nagaland.


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