Union Tribal Affairs Minister Arjun Munda on a two-day visit to Assam from today
Union Minister of Tribal Affairs, Arjun Munda will be in Assam on a two-day visit to the State from tomorrow (Sunday)
Progress of MFP, VDVK & TRIFOOD programmes to be reviewed
NEW DELHI: Union Minister of Tribal Affairs, Arjun Munda will be in Assam on a two-day visit to the State from tomorrow (Sunday). During the course of the visit, the Union Minister will review the progress of the MFP, VDVK and TRIFOOD programmes which have been put in place for the empowerment of the tribals in the State and region.
He will be accompanied by Pravir Krishna, Managing Director, TRIFED and senior officials of TRIFED.
During the two day visit, Munda will hold meetings with Governor of Assam, Jagdish Mukhi; Chief Minister of Assam Himanta Biswa Sarma; Tribal Affairs Minister of Assam; the Chief Secretary and also the Principal Secretary besides other prominent State officials in Guwahati. Among the many activities planned are two workshops/ conferences - the 'Voice of North East Janajatiya Leader Conference' on the first day and a 'Van Dhan Workshop' conducted in IIE on the second day. Also planned in his itinerary is the visit to VDVKC in Katakipara, Lokhara Guwahati.
The purpose of the two-day visit by the Union Minister is to review and assess the ground level implementation, challenges and progress of these tribal-development schemes. The ultimate aim of these programmes, implemented by TRIFED across the country, is to bring about a complete transformation of tribal lives and livelihoods across the country and progress towards an Atmanirbhar Bharat, added the press release.