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Tribal Affairs Minister, Shri Arjun Munda to remain on a two-day visit to Assam from tomorrow

Progress of the implementation of the MFP, VDVK and TRIFOOD programmes to be reviewed

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

During the two-day visit, Shri Arjun Munda will hold meetings with Governor of Assam, Shri Jagdish Mukhi; Chief Minister of Assam Shri HimantaBiswaSarma; the 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 programs, 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.

Disclaimer: this is an official press release by pib.

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