Project affected threaten movement against NEEPCO

ITANAGAR, Mar 21: The Pare Project Land Affected Welfare Committee (PPLAWC) has threatened to launch democratic movement against the NEEPCO authority for ‘failing’ to meet the various demands of the committee, including regularization of jobs.
The PPLAWC said it had submitted a reminder to the Head of Project, Pare Hydro Electric Project, NEEPCO Ltd with regards to its 12-point charter of demands on 16 March, 2017, but no response has been received from the NEEPCO till date.
The committee has been demanding regularization of 48 ITI jobs in one go before the project is commissioned, reservation of job for local land affected educated youths in A, B and C categories and appointment of an eligible family member of late Chukhu Seth, who was an employee of NEEPCO, on humanitarian ground.
Other demands included early construction of hanging bridge connecting Hara Hapa with Dakte Hoj village; water supply facility for Jampa village; fund for construction of protection wall for R&R village, Sopo; construction of fencing along reservoir area at Jampa and Hoj village; development of WRC land, and free electricity for people of Dakte Hoj, Jampa and Sopo villages, who had sacrificed their ancestral lands to the NEEPCO Ltd for the project.