Tribal body seeks info on tribal sub-plan


IMPHAL, June 26 (Newmai News Network): All Manipur Tribal Union (AMTU) has filed a petition before the chief secretary of the state government seeking information on tribal sub-plan in Manipur and its discrepancy in execution.

It is reliably learnt that a sum of Rs 11.87 crores from tribal sub-plan were invested in the hill districts of Manipur in the last fiscal year and another Rs 10.84 crores this financial year, said the RTI application signed by AMTU president and general secretary DP Panmei and Romeo Bungdon respectively.

The RTI application sought information regarding the schemes and structures of implementation and the agencies and its accountability undertaken by the government of Manipur vis-à-vis tribal sub-plan.

“Taking the plight of the Manipur tribal people regarding the tribal sub-plan discrepancy while executing it in the hill districts of Manipur,” the information to that effect has been sought by the tribal rights body.


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