New Delhi: The Union Minister of State of the Ministry of Development of North-Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr. Jitendra Singh said,that a sizable population of Northeast living in Delhi has, in fact, enriched the union capital in more ways than one. The Minister was addressing a congregation of senior Delhi based Northeast officers working in different government departments in the union capital. While they are assets to whichever department they are posted, on the other hand, they also add unique healthy dimension to the multi-ethnic character of the country’s capital city of Delhi, he added.
Dr. Jitendra Singh said that the Ministry of DoNER has taken upon itself the dual responsibility of implementing the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi’s vision for development of Northeast and at the same time, to act as a bridge of hearts and minds between Northeast and the rest of the country. Referring to some of the important decisions taken in a brief period of about eight weeks as in-charge of the Ministry, Dr. Jitendra Singh particularly mentioned the initiative to have a DoNER camp secretariat office by rotation in each of the eight States of the Northeast region. In this regard, he informed that first such camp secretariat was held in the State of Manipur in January and the second one in Arunachal Pradesh last week.