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Union Cabinet Secretary reviews LWE scenario in the country

Union Cabinet Secretary reviews LWE scenario in the country

Union Cabinet Secretary reviews LWE scenario in the country

Ongoing projects to be completed on priority

The Union Cabinet Secretary Shri Pradeep Kumar Sinha reviewed the Left Wing Extremism (LWE) scenario in the country with the Union Home Secretary Shri LC Goyal and the Secretaries of Tribal Affairs, Rural Development, Environment & Forest, Road Transport & Highways and School Education & Literacy. Officials of Ministry of Defence, Intelligence Bureau, Central Reserve Police Force and National Security Council Secretariat also attended the meeting.

The Chief Secretaries and Directors General of Police of LWE-affected States participated in the meeting through video conferencing.

The Cabinet Secretary reviewed the progress of various developmental and security initiatives such as installation of mobile towers, construction of roads under the Road Requirement Plan-I (RRP-I), construction of fortified police stations in LWE States, filling up of police vacancies, raising of Special India Reserve Battalions, forest clearances, claims of title deeds under the Forest Rights Act, opening of new schools and hostels, training of youth for Skill Development under ROSHINI and priority to roads in LWE areas under the Pradhan Mantri Gramin Sadak Yojana.

After detailed deliberations, the Cabinet Secretary directed the various Ministries to expedite the completion of the ongoing projects in LWE areas.

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