Minister of State for Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (MDoNER), BL Verma today reviewed the status of action taken on the recommendations of Union Ministers made during their fortnightly visits to North East region (NER). Secretary & Senior officers from MDoNER and representatives from Ministry of Railway, Road Transport and Highways, Women and Child Development, Civil Aviation, Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare, Health & Family Welfare, Rural Development, Commerce and Industries, Social Justice and Empowerment, Textiles, Tribal Affairs, Jal Shakti, Home Affairs, Skill Development, Tourism, Steel, Consumer Affairs, DPIIT and State Governments of all the NorthEastern States attended the review Meeting.
Speaking on the occasion MoS, MDoNER highlighted the developmental activities undertaken by MDoNER in coordination with other Central Ministries and Departments which resulted in overall growth of NER. He emphasized on the importance of visits of Union Ministers in NER. He insisted that concerned Ministries/Departments should take immediate action on the recommendations of Union Ministers during their visits to NER.
He also emphasized the regular monitoring of the action taken report of concerned Ministries/Departments on the recommendations so as to ensure that the benefit of Schemes/Projects of Government of India should reach to each and every person of NER. He along with Secretary, MDoNER reviewed the status of ATRs submitted by Ministries/Departments and noted that ATR on many recommendations is yet to be submitted.
Secretary, MDoNER informed all the participants about the newly launched “Poorvottar Sampark Setu” portal and requested the Ministries/Departments/State Governments who have not yet submitted their action taken report to upload the same on the portal within one week.
It was decided to hold the next review meeting after 2 months to resolve the pendency of all outstanding issues.