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Central team on visit to Kokrajhar

Seven Joint Secretaries are scheduled to arrive on BTAD areas and Dhubri to monitor the rehabilitation after the clash. The delegation of joint secretaries will visit Kokrajhar, Dhubri, Chirang and Baksa districts to oversee the steps for relief and rehabilitation of those affected during the recent violence.

Apart from Joint Secretary (Northeast) in the Home Ministry Shambhu Singh and Joint Secretary (Disaster Management) RK Srivastava, the other officers belong to the Ministries of Health, Rural Development, Food, Department of Drinking Water and Planning Commission.

The team will hold meetings with state government officials and take stock of the plans being chalked out to implement the Rs300-crore relief package announced by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for violence-hit survivors.

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