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Minister happy with implementation of Central schemes in

Press Trust of India  |  Shillong 

Jaswantsinh Sumanbhai Bhabhor on Wednesday expressed satisfaction with the implementation of the Central social welfare schemes in

Bhabhor said the government is looking after tribal welfare schemes according to the guidelines issued by the Ministry.

"We are happy to inform you that is implementing the schemes by the book," Bhabor, minister of state for tribal affairs, told mediapersons after a review meeting here.

He said, under new initiative, the Centre is working for the upliftment of tribals in the country.

"Till now the has released Rs 127 crore for various works proposed by the Meghalaya government. This year onwards, Rs 25 crore has been earmarked for extending coverage of Special Central Assistance to Tribal Sub-Scheme to the state," he said.

The also called on at his office.

The recently announced establishment of model residential schools in 36 blocks in the state at the cost of Rs 20 crore each. The project will be completed in three years.

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First Published: Wed, December 05 2018. 22:40 IST