Nagaland CM calls on DoNER Minister Dr Jitendra Singh


The Chief Minister of Nagaland Shri T.R. Zeliang called on the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh here today and discussed the DoNER Ministry’s NLCPR (Non-Lapsable Central Pool of Resource) projects in the State and also his scheduled visit to Malaysia .

Dr Jitendra Singh informed Shri Zeliang that the DoNER Ministry is trying to take up all the priority projects submitted by the State Government and pending projects will be taken up soon. He said there are some technical issues relating to some projects which are also sought to be cleared soon.

In order to overcome the constraint of funds and expedite the construction of roads, Dr Jitendra Singh said some of the rural roads are being handed over to the Ministry of Road Transport & Highways (MoRTH) to be taken up under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY). The DoNER Ministry will, however, continue to do the follow up for expeditious completion of these road projects, he added.

Dr Jitendra Singh said that he had discussed with Union Health Minister Shri J.P. Nadda about the planned medical college to be set up in Nagaland for which the Health Minister was very positive in his response. He suggested the Chief Minister to direct his Resident Commissioner based in New Delhi to follow up the issues related to Nagaland State with the different Union Ministries for their speedy implementation.

Shri Zeliang informed Dr Jitendra Singh that he will be leaving for Malaysia tomorrow to attend an international meet, accompanied by the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Shri N. Chandrababu Naidu. Shri Zeliang said he looks forward to engage the delegates from other countries to promote the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s “Act East” policy. wishes the very best.

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.