Appeal for release of fund

Appeal for release of fund

ITANAGAR, Mar 8: The Nyishi Indigenous Faith & Cultural Society (NIFCS) on Thursday appealed to the Chief Minister to release the Rs 20-crore fund he had announced during the Indigenous Faith Day celebration on December 1 last year at Nirjuli for the Department of Indigenous Affairs (DIA).

In a representation addressed to the CM, the Society lauded the State Govt under the leadership of present CM for creation of DIA to protect, preserve and promote the age-old culture and tradition of state.

Claiming that Indigenous Faith & Cultural group have been demanding the State Govt for infrastructure development such as multipurpose cultural heritage centre, indigenous cultural centre and other projects since long, the Society stated that the release of 20 crore as announced will facilitate the development of DIA.

It appealed the Govt that if DIA doesn’t have its own “head of account” yet then use other department such as Director of Art & Culture for the provisional functioning of the same.

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