Union Minister Kishan Reddy chaired a review meeting with FTSUs at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi today. Mr. Reddy virtually interacted with all the FTSUs stationed in the region and listened to their experiences in the past two months. “Government under the visionary leadership of PM Narendra Modi is working relentlessly on a mission mode to strengthen the growth and development of North East India”, said Mr. Reddy.
The Union Minister informed that “further bolstering this development roadmap, Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (MDoNER) took the decision of forming ‘Field Technical Support Units (FTSUs)’ who would be working as a bridge and Communication Facilitator between State Governments and MDoNER for the progress on Schemes and initiatives in NER. They have been stationed in the respective State Headquarters in the North East since last two months. Following up on the outcomes and key learnings by FTSUs, Each state FTSU has one State coordinator and two Project associates. They are responsible for monitoring the current development projects and share their regular reports with MDoNER. Along with state Projects, FTSUs will be monitoring the current Central Government projects and upcoming projects”.
Union Minister Mr. Reddy sought their suggestions and feedback with regard to fast tracking of ongoing projects related to Connectivity, Tourism, Healthcare, Education etc. in all the 8 NE States and deliberated upon speedy completion of projects with the partnership and collaboration between the Centre and the State Governments. He informed that FTSUs would prove to be a catalyst in the development of North East India. Minister Kishan Reddy also reviewed various Schemes/Projects of MDoNER with Secretary, MDoNER and other Senior Officers of the Ministry. Secretary, MDoNER and other Senior Officers of the Ministry were present in the meeting.