Improper implementation of PESA Act: Civil society members seek Guv’s intervention


A four member team of Jana Jagaran and ActionAid on Thursday called on governor
Dr SC Jamir and apprised him about the improper implementation of provision for Panchayats’ Extension to Scheduled Areas Act-1996 (PESA) in tribal pockets.

members also submitted a sample study report which was undertaken in four
district like- Koraput, Rayagada, Kandhamal and Mayurbhanja. Ghasiram Panda,
Programme Manager ActionAid,  Sudata Khuntia,
Krushana Chandra Panigrahi and Ananda Paskey met the Governor.
“The Governor
has assured us of help for the betterment of tribal people,” said Panda.

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