25th Apr 2017 10:04:PM State
Eastern Sentinel Arunachal News

NAHARLAGUN, Apr 25: The proposed camp –cum- open hearing of the National Human Rights Commission on Tuesday could not be conducted as the team could not reach the state capital due to inclement weather. However, the  Principal Secretary (Home) and  In-charge, Chief Secretary  Satya Gopal held an interactive meeting with DCs, SPs,  officers, NGOs and public at the state banquet hall today.

While interacting with the participants, he informed that the government was concerned about the welfare of the SCs and STs adding that the government was proactively pursuing the matter. Regarding setting up of the State Human Rights Commission, Commission for Child Rights, vexed inter- state boundary issue, plight of the population living within the forest areas etc,  the Principal Secretary informed that, actions were being taken up at the appropriate levels. 

He also advised some NGOs to be more aware of the benefits of the government welfare schemes and also directed the officers to educate the public, so that deserving beneficiaries were not deprived.  While replying to a complaint regarding non- supply of drinking water under National Rural Drinking Water Supply Program at Debing village of East Siang district, the Principal Secretary directed the DC, East Siang Tamiyo Tatak to personally verify and submit reports immediately for further action.                 

Jarjum Ete, former Arunachal Pradesh Women’s Commission Chairperson,  Gumjum Haider, former NESO leader and  representatives of NGOs also spoke on the occasion.

Kenter Joya Riba

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