MP met with PM, HM, FM and HS along with delegation of Tribal Council and Katchal Settlers Association


Port Blair, Apr 05: Mr. Bishnu Pada Ray, M.P. along with delegations of tribal council & Katchal Settlers Association met with the Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi Ji on20.03.2018 and further with Hon’ble Home Minister, Mr. Rajnath Singh and Finance Minister Mr. Arun Jetly on 26.03.2018 and discussed various development issues of this UT Islands.
Further in pursuant to the discussion which had with Prime Minister, Home Minister and Finance Minister, Mr. Bishnu Pada Ray, M.P. has presented two letters to the Home Secretary, GOI, Ministry of Home Affairs on 03.04.2018,which contained various issues like regularisation of pre-61 excess land in Port Blair (i.e.Pre, 42 and Post, 42 settlers who migrated after 1942, but before 1961) as per the statement of Mr. Atal Behari Vajpayee the than Prime Minister of India published in “the Daly Telegrams” on 21st January, 2003 during 10th IDA meeting and also in consonance with the report of Mr. Vivek Ray Committee constituted by the Ministry of Home Affairs; Implementation of 4th Finance Commission Report & also to expedite all the proposals for improvement/up-gradation of road under the PMGSY-II in compliance to the recommendation of Standing Committee on Home Affairs in its report No.206 presented in Lok Sabha on 08.03.2018; Grant of special package of Rs: 333.16 Crs. For repair of 648.606 K.Ms road as sought for by the Administration; Conducting survey for entire area of land affected due to bank erosion and sanction of Rs: 25.00 Crs. to protect the bank erosion and los of farmers land; Posting non-Cadre Officers to A & N Islands; To expedite the proposal for establishment of LNG Terminal & Power plant for providing un-interrupted power supply to the Islanders; To explore the possibilities of trade business with South East Asian Countries to improve social& economical condition and also tourism point of view; Inclusion of Malayalee Settlers in OBC list of A & N Islands in compliance to order of the Hon’ble High Court & also as per the report of the OBC Commission dated 03.03.2014 and Waiving of Rs: 01.25 Crs out of total loan and interest from15 Nos village Primary Cooperative Societies (Panam Hinengo Ltd) and 2.78 Crs from Central Tribal Cooperative society (Ellon Hinengo Ltd), as the assets created by the loan have completely washed away due to Tsunami,2004.

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