GUWAHATI: The Secretary, Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) Dr Inderjit Singh chaired a meeting with the Chief Nodal officers /Nodal Officers of Aspirational districts of northeastern region, here on Monday. The secretary reviewed the status of implementation of various programmes in different sectors in these districts, stated a PIB release.
The meeting was attended by Ram Muivah, Secretary, North Eastern Council (NEC), Rakesh Ranjan, DDG (Evaluation), NITI Aayog, Vijayendra, Joint Secretary, Department of Defence Production and Prabhari Officer of Aspirational District of Udalguri, Dr Vandana Dwivedi, Advisor, Department of Agriculture Cooperation & Farmers Welfare, ShirishAsthana, Director, Office of Development Commissioner, Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises and senior officers of the MDoNER and NEC were present in the meeting.
During the meeting, the Nodal Officers of the following Aspirational Districts gave presentations.
In the meeting, it has been decided to identify the common issues, challenges and thrust areas of all the aspirational districts with reference to the presentations made by the Nodal Officers and references of the data of NITI Aayog. The secretary said that the ministry will take follow-up action based on the inputs received from the Nodal Officers of aspirational districts.
Dr Inderjit Singh instructed the officers concerned to monitor the progress of these districts on a regular basis on different parameters so that these districts improve their performance. The secretary directed them to coordinate with the Line Ministries, State Governments and district administration to intensify their efforts for development of aspirational districts. (PIB)