Nagaland MLAs Visit NITI Aayog Mission Director, Discusses About Development Project For Kiphire


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Recently, the Nagaland legislators met the Mission Director, Aspirational District, Niti Aayog, Rakesh Ranjan IPS at his office in New Delhi to apprise the development project for the Aspirational District, Kiphire.

The meeting was attended by MLA, Yangseo Sangtam along with MLA and General Secretary, Eastern Nagaland Legislature Union (ENLU) C.L. John.

Press communique released by OSD, Planning & Coordination, New Delhi, Thomas Thailu, stated that during the meeting, Sangtam shared the grievances faced by the rural people of his constituency.

Accordingly, he has requested Niti Aayog to give more development project to the area.

He also shared that many proposals were sent to the ministries but none was sanctioned.

As a response to this, the Mission Director informed that Asian Development Bank (ADB) has sanctioned Rs. 3 crores in February 2020 for Educational Sector.

It further elaborated that ADB has sanctioned Rs. 5 crores for overall development in January 2021 and Rs. 3 crores for infrastructure sector in February 2021.

The total amount meant for Development of Aspirational District, Kiphire is Rs. 11 crores.

Mission Director has asked the MLAs to send the proposal through the Deputy Commissioner for immediate approval.

After which the CEO, Niti Aayog will approve the projects and thereafter it will be get sanctioned.

Ranjan assured that he will have a virtual meeting along with his colleagues and Deputy Commissioner immediately to see the requirement and issues to be taken.