9th Jul 2024 10:07:PM State
Eastern Sentinel Arunachal News

ES Reporter 

ITANAGAR, July 9: Union Minister of Minority Affairs and Parliamentary Affairs,  Kiren Rijiju reviewed today the physical and financial status of the projects approved under Pradhan Mantri Jan Vikas Karyakram (PMJVK) of the Ministry of Minority Affairs for the State of Arunachal Pradesh and laying roadmap for future plans under the karyakram.  Pema Khandu, Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh,  Chowna Mein, Deputy Chief Minister,  Kento Jini, Minister of Social Justice Empowerment and Tribal Affairs (SJETA) of Arunachal Pradesh and  Rode Bui, MLA and Advisor to Minister (SJETA) were present during the review meeting.
Rijiju also announced release of financial assistance of Rs. 35 Crores as the Central Share to the State for ongoing projects under the karyakram.  The Minister also announced two new projects, one each for Kumchaikha of Diyun Circle and Pakpu Maling.
Keeping in view Government of India’s commitment for development of minorities with the "Whole of Government" approach with specific focus on the Buddhist Communities primarily in the far flung border areas in the State of Arunachal Pradesh and with the prime objective to secularize the traditional theological education with an additional provision of modern education and the professional/Vocational and skill development courses for the young Buddhist population in these areas, roadmap to step ahead for early execution of already approved 10 projects (at the total estimated cost of Rs. 41.07 Cr. ) under the Buddhist Development Plan (BDP) of the Union Ministry of Minority Affairs, was also discussed.  This program aims at converging various ongoing schemes of the Ministry such as PMJVK, PM-Vikas, Scholarship as well as the programs and the schemes being administered by National Minorities Development Finance Corporation Ltd. (NMDFC). (PIB)

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