Tribal Affairs Minister Arjun Munda on a two-day visit to Assam


The Minister of Tribal Affairs, Arjun Munda will remain on a  2-day visit to the State of Assam from tomorrow. Munda will review the progress of  implementation of the MFP, VDVK and TRIFOOD programmes which have been put in place for the empowerment of the tribals in the state and region. He will be accompanied by Pravir Krishna, Managing Director, TRIFED and senior officials of TRIFED.

Meetings are scheduled with Governor of Assam, Jagdish Mukhi, Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma; Tribal Affairs Minister of Assam, Chief Secretary and Principal Secretary and other prominent state officials in Guwahati.

Among the many activities planned are two workshops/conferences – the Voice of North East Janajatiya Leader Conference on the first day and a Van Dhan Workshop conducted in IIE on the second day. Also planned in his itinerary is the visit to  VDVKC in Katakipara, Lokhara Guwahati.

The purpose of the two day visit by the Minister is to review and assess the ground level implementation, challenges and progress of these tribal development schemes. The ultimate aim of these programmes, implemented by TRIFED across the country, is to bring about a complete transformation of tribal lives and livelihoods across the country and progress towards an Atmanirbhar Bharat.