By our Staff Reporter
GUWAHATI, Jan 24: Meghalaya and Manipur Governor V Sanmugathan has said that the social system of the Scheduled Tribes (STs) in the Northeast India is much better than that of the so-called developed society elsewhere in the State.
The Governor said this after releasing the Vision Document for STs of North East India at a function at the Vivekanda Kendra in Guwahati today. The Vision Document for scheduled tribes of Northeast India, an outcome of a social initiative under the leadership of Akhil Bharatiya Vavasi Kalyan Ashram. The document is based on a number of papers submitted by scholars at a conclave held in Guwahati from August 7 to 9, 2015 when a series of meetings, semirs, panel discussions etc., discussed development issues of the scheduled tribes of the region. The basic purpose of the conclave was to prepare a Vision Document for the scheduled tribes, intended for the policy makers, scholars and researchers for their better understanding and judgment. Sanmugathan said: “The document is going to help understand the way of thinking, value system and problems of the tribals in the Northeast.”
The All India Joint Organizing Secretary of Vavasi Kalyan Ashram Atul Jogji was also present in the event. Other dignitaries who attended the event included jendra Nunisa, Sunil Basumatary, reswar Brahma and Longki Phangcho.