Mein seeks cooperation of all to bring reform in planning process

NAMSAI, Jul 31: A joint meeting of the District Planning Board and district level committee on Pradhan Mantri Jan Vikas Karyakaram (PMJVK), with the objective of chalking out a holistic action plan for the districts in all sectors, was held here in Namsai district on Wednesday.
Presiding over the meeting, Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein said that the state government is planning to bring reforms in the planning process and requested everybody to cooperate in the process.
“The state government had decided to do away with SIDF & SADA. However, there will be annual operating plan by the departments,” Mein said.
He asked the departments to prepare short term (annual) and long term (five year) perspective development plans.
He said, the respective deputy commissioners were also asked to finalize the schemes
in consultations with the public representatives in the districts and forward the schemes to the state government on priority basis for equitable development and to initiate the development process from the grass roots level.
Mein also called upon the government officers and officials to perform their duties sincerely.
The heads of various departments presented reports on the progress of the works under central and state flagship programmes and highlighted proposals for the 2019-20 annual plans during the meeting.
Namsai MLA Chau Zingnu Namchoom, Lekang MLA Jummum Ete Deori, DC Dr Tapasya Raghav, DIG (EZ) T Ringu, SP Ankit Singh and HoDs of various departments were also present in the meeting.
Mein also launched the mobile app ‘Yathasarvam’ developed by Eckovation.
The app is a one-stop solution to ensure quality education for the students and improve the reach and quality of education to the students through integration of technology with focus on ensuring continuous monitoring and accountability.
Earlier, Mein had also flagged off eight vehicles under Transformation & Innovation for Food & nutrition In Schools from the Mini Secretariat here.
It is a new concept of providing mid-day meals from a centralized cluster kitchen covering 7 to 14 schools. The vehicles are provided by the Oil India Limited, Dulijan in Assam under its corporate social responsibility program. (DCM media cell)