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Workshop on tribal action plan concludes in Haflong

By Correspondent

HAFLONG, Aug 10 - A workshop on tribal development plan and tribal action plan was organised jointly by the North Cachar Hills Autonomous Council (NCHAC) and Assam Rural Infrastructure and Agricultural Services (ARIAS) Society at Haflong Circuit House on Thursday last.

The workshop was conducted by Fakhruddin Ahmed, (retired), senior adviser of Assam citizen-centric service delivery project (ACCSDP), Dilip Rabha, Monitoring and Evaluation specialist of ACCSDP and Hungkeukam Nriame, secretary of North Cachar Hills Autonomous Council.

During the workshop, Rupak Kumar Majumdar, principal secretary of NCHAC, Mukut Kemprai, principal secretary of the normal sector, NCHAC and Amitabh Rajkhowa, Deputy Commissioner, participated.

In Dima Hasao, 7 services under two departments, namely Revenue and Settlement Department and Health and Family Welfare Department is notified under Assam Right to Public Service (ARTPS) Act, 2012.

As of now, services under the Revenue and Settlement Department include permanent residential certificate (PRC), Jamabandi copy, and NOC for immovable properties. Services under the Health and Family Welfare Department include birth certificate, death certificate, delayed registration of birth and death. All these are implemented in both rural and urban areas of the district

The Government of Assam through ARIAS Society has taken up a World Bank financed project titled Assam citizen-centric service delivery project (ACCSDP) in order to improvise the service delivery system in Asssam, including Dima Hasao.

In order to strengthen service delivery access, the Government of Assam enacted the Assam Right to Public Service (ARTPS) Act, 2012 so as to ensure citizens� access to public services in timely, efficient and accountable manner.

The Act helps the citizens to get notified the public service within the stipulated time-frame, thus fixing responsibilities on the public servants to complete these services within time.

As a part of this initiative, and in order to minimise the gap of development in tribal areas such as Dima Hasao, Karbi Anglong and BTC, the Tribal Development Plan (TDP) and Tribal Action Plan (TAP) is being introduced. With an aim to critically analyse from a tribal perspective, systems and procedures are being implemented.

More services are planned to be included in a phased manner during the project period under various departments such as land revenue, taxation (finance), town committee, transportation, animal husbandry and veterinary, market department and cooperative.

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Workshop on tribal action plan concludes in Haflong

HAFLONG, Aug 10 - A workshop on tribal development plan and tribal action plan was organised jointly by the North Cachar Hills Autonomous Council (NCHAC) and Assam Rural Infrastructure and Agricultural Services (ARIAS) Society at Haflong Circuit House on Thursday last.

The workshop was conducted by Fakhruddin Ahmed, (retired), senior adviser of Assam citizen-centric service delivery project (ACCSDP), Dilip Rabha, Monitoring and Evaluation specialist of ACCSDP and Hungkeukam Nriame, secretary of North Cachar Hills Autonomous Council.

During the workshop, Rupak Kumar Majumdar, principal secretary of NCHAC, Mukut Kemprai, principal secretary of the normal sector, NCHAC and Amitabh Rajkhowa, Deputy Commissioner, participated.

In Dima Hasao, 7 services under two departments, namely Revenue and Settlement Department and Health and Family Welfare Department is notified under Assam Right to Public Service (ARTPS) Act, 2012.

As of now, services under the Revenue and Settlement Department include permanent residential certificate (PRC), Jamabandi copy, and NOC for immovable properties. Services under the Health and Family Welfare Department include birth certificate, death certificate, delayed registration of birth and death. All these are implemented in both rural and urban areas of the district

The Government of Assam through ARIAS Society has taken up a World Bank financed project titled Assam citizen-centric service delivery project (ACCSDP) in order to improvise the service delivery system in Asssam, including Dima Hasao.

In order to strengthen service delivery access, the Government of Assam enacted the Assam Right to Public Service (ARTPS) Act, 2012 so as to ensure citizens� access to public services in timely, efficient and accountable manner.

The Act helps the citizens to get notified the public service within the stipulated time-frame, thus fixing responsibilities on the public servants to complete these services within time.

As a part of this initiative, and in order to minimise the gap of development in tribal areas such as Dima Hasao, Karbi Anglong and BTC, the Tribal Development Plan (TDP) and Tribal Action Plan (TAP) is being introduced. With an aim to critically analyse from a tribal perspective, systems and procedures are being implemented.

More services are planned to be included in a phased manner during the project period under various departments such as land revenue, taxation (finance), town committee, transportation, animal husbandry and veterinary, market department and cooperative.