DIMAPUR, Nov 14 � Amidst reports that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to visit Nagaland on December 1, Union Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram said the visit is not confirmed yet.
Interacting with members of the Press on the sidelines of the BJP primary membership drive in Kohima on Wednesday, the Union Minister said Modi is scheduled to visit the Northeastern region but whether he will be visiting Nagaland is yet to be confirmed.
When asked if the Tribal Affairs Ministry is mulling any special development package for Nagaland, Oram said that remains to be decided.
�As a Union Minister, I am ready to co-operate and extend all possible help from the Government of India,� Oram stated. He said while it is the State Government�s primary duty to set development agenda and priority of the State, the Centre will �definitely consider� if the Government of Nagaland has any requirements.
The Union Minister was accompanied by National BJP SAMPARK Cell convener Sunil Deodhar.
Meanwhile, according to an official report today, a meeting to discuss the arrangements for the PM�s visit to Nagaland on December 1-2 was held at the office chamber of Principal Secretary, Home, Pankaj Kumar on November 11.
The meeting decided that a transport, reception, accommodation and communication team (TRAC) to be manned by Commissioner & Secretary, Youth Resources and Sports, Menukul John and Special Secretary, Home, Singsit will be set up.