Assam Rifles has been continuously operating against narcotics and drug smuggling in the state in an endeavour to strengthen the future of Mizoram.
Mizoram Chief Minister Laduhoma called on Union Minister of State (Independent charge) Science and Technology Dr Jitendra Singh here on Sunday and discussed various issues pertaining to the Northeastern state.
During their meeting, Singh, who also holds the portfolio of MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Space and Atomic Energy, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi accords the highest priority to the North Eastern region and he is keen to ensure equitable development in all the eight States of the region.
The Minister recalled that one of the first Centres of Excellence in the entire subcontinent, a specialised “Citrus Fruit Park” was set up by the Modi Government in Mizoram with Israeli collaboration.
He said that this will give a boost to horticulture, revenue and employment in the region.
In the meeting, the Chief Minister urged for the posting of Civil Servants and officers in the State.
The Minister suggested that he should send an official communication and assured that whatever is possible and appropriate would be done.
Recalling his last meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Laduhoma said that he had not only given him encouragement but also asked him to keep providing updates about the state from time to time.