Do not create hurdles in development progs: MoS

KOLORIANG, Apr 15: Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Sunday appealed to the people of Kurung Kumey district to not create hurdles in development programmes.
Rijiju, who held a brief meeting with the deputy commissioner, department heads, leaders and public at the DC’s office here, urged the public to cooperate with the government for timely implementation of central and state sponsored projects and schemes.
He said he and his colleagues will shortly visit remote circles and villages of every district to monitor implementation of centrally-sponsored schemes.
The union minister informed that he has provided Rs 5 crore for infrastructure development of the Koloriang VKV, and assured to provide more funds to assist the developmental activities in the district.
Rijiju also inaugurated the mini-secretariat here, in the presence of Minister Bamang Felix, MLA Pani Taram, former MLA Lokam Tasar, and DC Kanki Darang.
Earlier in the day, Rijiju and Felix attended the Longte Yullow celebration at Sarli, where the MoS interacted with the locals to learn about their problems.
Felix appealed to the locals to cooperate with the government in implementing centrally-sponsored schemes smoothly. He also sought public support for early completion of the Trans-Highway project.
Felix announced Rs 2 crore for better water supply in the area, and assured to provide financial assistance for improving the general ground in Sarli.