September 30, 2020

Assam to ship GoM report on granting Schedule Tribe standing to 6 communities to Centre quickly



Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal mentioned that the Authorities of Assam would ship the report of the Group of Ministers (GoM) constituted for preparation of modalities for granting Schedule Tribe standing to the six communities to the Central Authorities quickly.

He additionally mentioned that the proposed Autonomous Council for the Moran group would begin functioning inside a brief time frame. The Chief Minister mentioned this in a gathering with a delegation of assorted organisations of the Moran Group held in Guwahati on Saturday.

Stating that the State Authorities is making honest efforts to unravel the problems affecting the Moran group, the Chief Minister knowledgeable that the GoM constituted by the state authorities for preparation of modalities for granting ST standing to the six communities had initiated consultations with all stakeholders and would quickly submit its report, which might then be despatched to the Central Authorities. The Chief Minister mentioned that the State Authorities is making all out efforts to make sure granting of ST standing to the six communities with out effecting the rights and privileges of the prevailing scheduled tribes.

Additional saying that the State Authorities deeply felt the necessity for a constitutional mechanism for the Moran group to advance its socio-economic, political and educational wants, Chief Minister Sonowal knowledgeable that the proposed Autonomous Council for the group would begin functioning shortly.

Informing {that a} historical past of the Moran Group as introduced earlier by the State Authorities could be revealed quickly, the Chief Minister expressed hope that the ebook would current a element image of the wealthy heritage, tradition and contribution of the group to the expansion of Assamese Society. He additionally spoke about numerous steps taken by the federal government for holistic growth of the group.

The Representatives of the Moran group submitted a memorandum to the Chief Minister within the assembly highlighting numerous calls for. A delegation of Baghjan Milanjyoti Sangha additionally submitted a memorandum to the Chief Minister within the assembly demanding early launch of compensation to the affected households of Baghjan fuel oil hearth incident and capping of the fuel effectively. The Chief Minister assured the delegation to debate the problems with OIL authority for early answer.

Earlier, representatives of All Assam Bengali Yuva Chatra Federation and All Assam Gorkha College students Union met the Chief Minister at Assam Administrative Employees School and submitted memorandum highlighting numerous calls for of the organisations. The Chief Minister assured each the delegation to positively look into their calls for.