NEW DELHI, May 12 - The Home Ministry today reviewed the progress on implementation of the MP Bezbaruah Committee report on problems being faced by people of North East origin in Delhi and other parts of the country.
Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju chaired the meeting where representatives of various ministries and North Eastern states gave presentations on different issues.
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 satisfaction on the steps being taken by different ministries for implementing the report.
Over 435 boys and girls of North East origin have been recruited by Delhi Police and are being given training. The meeting stressed the need for special classes in Hindi for the people recruited from the North East in Delhi Police.
The issues of tourism promotion, cultural and tourism festivals of the North East, films on the region, promotion of sports and infrastructure facilities, enhancing of North East programmes on Doordarshan, hostel accommodation in NCR for NE students 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. � PTI