CEO, NITI Aayog & Director, Aspirational Programme called on Nagaland Governor

Kohima, April 06 (NEx): The CEO of NITI Aayog, Amitabh Kant, and Director, Aspirational Programme, Soumitra Mandal, called on the Governor of Nagaland, RN Ravi at Raj Bhavan Kohima on Tuesday, April 6th, 2021.

A press release from the PRO Raj Bhavan informed that Kant discussed the pressing development issues of the State in general and Kiphire, the only Aspirational District in the State in particular.

He specially discussed those aspects of development e.g. health, education, livelihood, infrastructure which have a bearing on the Human Development Indices and said frequent transfer of Deputy Commissioner in an Aspirational District emerged as a cause of concern.

The Hon’ble Governor urged the CEO, NITI Aayog to pay special attention to Nagaland as the State needs genuine handholding to catch up with the rest of the Country.

Amitabh Kant will visit Kiphire on April 7th, 2021 and review the progress of various projects, the press release said.

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