JAPANESE HELP IN NORTH-EAST
Japan is keen to extend all possible financial and technical ...
Japan is keen to extend all possible financial and technical help for the development of Tripura and Mizoram, particularly in the fields of infrastructure, bamboo development, agriculture, disaster management and human resource development, Mr Kenji Hiramatsu, Japanese Ambassador to India said in March.
The Japanese envoy visited Mizoram and Tripura in the past three days and met the Chief Ministers of the two northeastern states - Zoramthanga and Biplab Kumar Deb - and discussed various developmental issues and possible collaboration. The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) had earlier given Rs 1,364 crore to Tripura in two phases for the promotion of forest based livelihood of the tribals and other backward people and value addition of non-timber forest produces. The-JICA sponsored projects are now going on.