Kohima, November 28 (NEx): The Chief Secretary, Nagaland invited the Eastern Naga Student’s Federation (ENSF) on November 28, 2020 and deliberated on the demands of the ENSF relating to NSSB and NPSC, while appealing to the ENSF to withdraw their ultimatum and allow the Government to take required decision in the larger public interest at the earliest possible time.
The ENSF was apprised of the constitution of the Cabinet Sub-Committee headed by Y. Patton, Dy. Chief Minister to look into the 6 point Charter of Demands pertaining to NSSB. It said that the Government has also set up a Committee to review the job reservation policy of the State which is headed by J. Alam, Chief Secretary, Nagaland. It was also apprised to ENSF that the matter was discussed in the Cabinet meeting on November 25, 2020.
The ENSF’s representation regarding non-implementation of P&AR OMs/Notifications (4 Charter of Demands) was also discussed in the meeting. The Government has sought relevant data from NPSC and will further examine the specific matter and accordingly required action will be taken, it said.
The Chief Secretary, Nagaland in his letter to the president ENSF assured that the Government will look into their demands, however, both the Committees mentioned above will require more time to examine all the pertinent issues relating to ENSF representation and submit their recommendation to the Government for appropriate decision.
In view of the above, the Chief Secretary requested the ENSF to appreciate the Government’s serious efforts in dealing with the subject, and made an appeal to the ENSF to withdraw their ultimatum and allow the Government to take required decision in the larger public interest at the earliest possible time.
The ENSF on November 18, issued a 7 day ultimatum to the Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio with regard to the Nagaland Staff Selection Board Regulation, 2020.