Mizoram Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) President and Chief Minister, Lal Thanhawla on Wednesday said that the state government will continue to disburse New Land use Policy (NLUP) assistance for the needy beneficiaries despite New Economic Development Programme (NEDP) being launched by the state government. He said this at the meeting of MPCC Executive Meeting held on Wednesday.
Praising the NLUP programme as a flagship programme greatly benefitted by the people, Lal Thanhawla said it is a project which aim to provide sustainable livelihood to the people who would serve as a start-up point for the poor families.
The MPCC Executive meeting on Wednesday deliberated about the implementation of NLUP programme and expressed desire for its continuity. Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla, who chaired the meeting while agreeing with the decision of the executive committee, said that the government will continue to disburse NLUP assistance for the needy families. Citing about the PIL filed by a social activist over Mizo Carbon Product scam, Lal Thanhawla siad that the Gauhati High Court has removed his name which appeared in the scandal along with the name of three ministers.
“The high court on being requested by Advocate General of Mizoram has removed my name and the name of other three ministers which had appeared in the case,” he said.
He added that there seems to be some irregularities in state lottery due to wrong report furnished by the CAG.
Dr Thangtea allegedly accuse the congress of copying MNF policy
Mizo National Front Vice President and MNF Programme and Policy Committee Chairman Dr. R. Lalthangliana visited Khawlailung, Piler, Bungtlang, Thenzawl and Thiak on the 29th and 30th of June, 2017 and organized training and introduction programme for Socio Economic Development Policy.
He also inducted fifty-three (53) voters at Bungtlang village on Thursday.
Addressing the meeting in different places, Dr. Thangtea slammed out on Congress and said that due to improper conduct of New Land Use Policy by Congress, Mizoram has been in financial problem for 9 years.
He also allegedly accused the Congress government of distributing NLUP from the people’s share and said that this is why there is a decrease in cash flowing around the state.
He further said that the government have no money, different businesses and even in Bazaar there is shortage of cash. Which eventually lead to bad roads, he added.
Meanwhile, Dr. Thangtea said that when we launched SEDP, there won’t be a government servant who has nothing to do and also there won’t be such saying as shortage of funds or cash. Slamming hard on Congress, he stated that congress has fail with their NLUP project and now introduced New Economic Development Policy (NEDP).
He further accused the Congress of copying MNF’s SEDP and said that they change on alphabet .ie. S is replaced by N and called it NEDP.
He also said that in SEDP, we used decentralization of power i.e. empower Village Council, District Council etc., with more power and authority.
Hitting out on Congress he said that Congress NEDP applies only in self-sufficiency of food while SEDP touches every corner, from self-sufficiency of food to the alleviation of every family economically and create a sustainable economy in the state.
SEDP drafting committee members Dr. Vanlaltanpuia and Dr. C. Lalsangzuala also gave a power-point presentation on SEDP in every venue.
Mizoram top economy growth rate in the country
National Conference of Chief Secretaries was held at New Delhi on Monday, Mizoram Chief Secretary Lalmalsawma also present a paper titled ‘Best practice Sanitation through Public Participation in Mizoram’ and disseminated a write-up of Hank Free Aizawl City – testimonies from visitors during the meeting.
During the conference National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog also launch the ranking of different states in different development categories.
According to the NITI Aayog ranking Mizoram along with Gujarat, Jharkhand and Tripura topped in state economy growth with a growth rate of more than 8% in NITI Aayog development indicators. Mizoram also topped in primary education and nutrition.
However, according to NITI ranking in ease of doing business and fiscal management. Mizoram is a part of backward states.