DIMAPUR, DECEMBER 4: Principal Secretary, Home, Abhijit Sinha (IAS) today released the Report on the Inter-State Movement of Stranded Persons on December 4 at the Secretariat Conference Hall, Kohima.
Abhijit Sinha congratulated the Working Group, headed by Commissioner & Secretary P&AR, Dinesh Kumar (IAS), who was the Chief Nodal Officer for Inter-State Movement of Stranded Persons for successfully conducting the exercise assigned to them.
He stated that enormous efforts were put in to bring back stranded persons from outside the State and appreciated the team for documentation of the process.
He observed that the state Government had managed to bring back most of the stranded persons, who wanted to return to Nagaland adding that there was a sense of satisfaction within the Officers and Staff for the efforts put out to help the people.
Commissioner & Secretary and Chief Nodal Officer for Inter-State Movement of Stranded Persons, Dinesh Kumar (IAS) while presenting a brief introduction on the Report said that tremendous amount of effort has gone in the facilitation of the Inter-State movement of persons of Nagaland stranded in other States and persons of other States stranded in Nagaland wishing to return to their home States.
The documentation is an attempt to place on paper the journey of the Working Group set up by the Government of Nagaland to alleviate the issues faced by the stranded persons and facilitate their movement back to their homes safely, he added.
Dinesh Kumar said that 4 additional Zones were created to aid in the inter-state movement. He further stated that 34 special buses, 12 Shramik special trains covering 1,02,555 KMs in 28 days managed to bring back 13,594 returnees to Nagaland. He also added that around 14,600 calls were made to stranded persons by the Zonal teams in order to facilitate inter-state movements.
He also informed that Nagaland has created history by arranging the Shramik special trains covering the longest train route covering 4322 kMs in India during that period.
The Chief Nodal Officer for Inter-State Movement of Stranded Persons thanked his team for their support and for making the exercise possible.
The release programme was chaired by DC Kohima & Zonal Nodal Officer (South), Mohammed Ali Shihab (IAS) while the vote of thanks was proposed by DCF & Zonal Nodal Officer (North), Suman Sivachar (IFS)
The Working Group, led by Chief Nodal Officer for Inter-State Movement of Stranded Persons, Dinesh Kumar (IAS) and his team also presented a copy of the Report on the Inter-State Movement of Stranded Persons to state Chief Secretary Jan E Alam (IAS) in his office chamber.
(Page News Service)