NITI Aayog assures support to Tripura Govt over implementation of developmental schemes

The member of the NITI Aayog Dr V K Saraswat on Tuesday hailed the progress of Tripura in terms of development and said that the government in Tripura is doing commendable work in various fields to progress significantly on the path of development.

A delegate of NITI Aayog comprising of member Dr V K Saraswat, Senior Advisor Rajeev Kumar Sen, Deputy Secretary Hemant Kumar Meena, Senior Associate Krishan Kant Sharma and others met the senior officers of the state here at the secretariat on Tuesday. Chief Secretary J K Sinha headed the delegates of senior officers of the state government.

During the meeting, the NITI Aayog member Dr V K Saraswat said that the NITI Aayog would provide support to the Tripura government in overcoming the difficulties being faced in implementing various government schemes in the state.

He emphasized on public private partnership to encourage investors to invest in the state. He advised the officials of the state administration to take necessary initiatives on this.

Meanwhile, Chief Secretary J K Sinha, who headed the delegates of the state government said that NITI Aayog has extended necessary support for the development of North Eastern states including Tripura. He said that various steps are being taken through the Department of Good Governance of the Tripura government and as a part of this initiative, the functioning of the secretariat to the district offices has been made paperless.

During the meeting, the Secretary of the Department of Planning and Coordination Kiran Gitte sought the cooperation of NITI Aayog to withdraw the port-based restrictions on the export of finished rubber from Tripura to Bangladesh.

The delegates of Niti Aayog arrived in the state on Tuesday on a three-day visit to strengthen joint initiatives between the Center and the state for integrated and sustainable development.

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