The new Chief Minister of Nagaland, Neiphiu Rio called on Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Development of North-Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Jitendra Singh here today and discussed a wide range of issues related to development and other aspects concerning the State.
Among other things, the Chief Minister took up with Dr Jitendra Singh the demand for setting up of a Government Medical College in the State and an Airport at Kohima.
Shri Rio also requested Dr Jitendra Singh that, in his capacity as Minister in-charge Department of Personnel & Training (DoPT), he should issue directions for repatriation of some of the IAS officers of Nagaland cadre back to their State cadre.
He also discussed with the Union Minister, the security and the political situation in the State, including the current approach of some of the Naga groups.
Dr Jitendra Singh responded positively to each of the observations made by the Chief Minister.
He also conveyed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's keen desire to ensure equitable development of Nagaland and at the same time, usher in an era of lasting peace and prosperity.