NSSHO, Guwahati conducted Arunachal State SC-ST conclave at Itanagar on 18.02.2019 at Dorjee Khandu Auditorium, State Assembly, Arunachal Pradesh. The program was graced by the Hon’ble Speaker of Arunachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly Shri.T.N.Thongdok in the presence of Shri.Bamang Felix, the Hon’ble minister of Parliamentary Affairs, Rural Work Department and IPR. Also present in the conclave were Shri. G.S.Meena, Commissioner of Industries, Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh; Shri. Ashok Kumar, Joint Secretary, MinIstry of Food Processing, Govt. of India; Shri.P.Udayakumar, Director(P&M), NSIC New Delhi; Shri.Bilati Pertin, Commissioner of PWD and Finance,Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh; Shri.Habung Donyi, Director of Industries, Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh; Shri. Dr.Avinash Choudhary, ZGM(NE) and Shri.Inder Iqbal Singh Atwal, National Working President of SC and ST Legislatures and Parliamentarians.
The welcome speech was made by Dr.Avinash Choudhary, ZGM(NE), NSIC where he welcome all the dignitaries and delegates who participated in the program. He also made a special mention of the schemes of NSIC and NSSHO during his inauguration speech.
The Guest of Honour Shri. P. Udayakumar, Director(P&M), NSIC made an address on the various initiative taken by the Ministry of MSME and NSIC for the development of SC-ST entrepreneurs and Aspiring entrepreneurs. He also made a special mention on the new intervention created under NSSH schemes and its benefits to the entrepreneurs belonging to SC-ST category. He also invited the state govt. to work in close association with NSIC in its initiative towards the development of the SC-ST entrepreneurs and aspirants.
There were also address from the Joint Secretary, Ministry of Food Processing, Commissioner of Industries, Commissioner of PWD and Finance, from the Hon’ble Minister of Parliamentary Affairs, Rural Work Department and IPR who have appreciated the initiative from NSIC for the development of the SC-ST community.
The presidential speech made by the Hon’ble speaker mentioned the potentials of Arunachal Pradesh people in agriculture sector, horticulture and industries. He said that his government is open to work with NSIC for the upliftment of the people of Arunachal Pradesh and look forward for the fruitful result through conclave.
More than 210 SC/ST people participated in the programme.