Source: News Bharati English13 May 2016 11:58:26

New Delhi, May 13: The Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju reviewed the implementation of Bezbaruah Committee Report with the concerned Ministries and representatives of North-Eastern states on Thursday.  The Committee’s recommendations included legislative measures, special police initiatives for safety and security of North Eastern people living in Delhi, NCR and other parts of the country, educating people about the North East and addressing their grievances of accommodation.Rijiju expressed his satisfaction on the steps being taken by different Ministries for the implementation of this report. Over 435 boys and girls have been recruited by Delhi police who are presently under training. It was emphasised that there is a need for special classes in Hindi for the people recruited from North-East in the Delhi police.

The issues of tourism promotion, cultural and tourism festivals in North-East, films on North-East, promotion of sports and infrastructural facilities, enhancing of North-East programmes on national channel of Doordarshan, hostel accommodation in the National Capital Region for students from North-East were also discussed in the review meeting.

The representatives of North-Eastern states in Delhi informed about the logistics, educational and other related issues of their people. Rijiju asked the participants to take necessary action on the remaining recommendations for their implementation in a time bound manner.