A special delegation of ILP Committee from Sikkim which is on a tour to five North Eastern states to understand and study the implementation process of Inner Line Permit will have a meeting with the Home Commissioners of two states—Manipur and Nagaland today.
Two different teams consisting of ILP Committee members formed by the Sikkim government are presently on a study tour to understand the best Inner Line Permit practices adopted by five states.
“ We had a fruitful meeting with the higher officials of the Government of Arunachal Pradesh on March 16. We discussed on e- ILP and the online ILP being issued to the tourists and visitors to the state. We are here to learn and understand the complete mechanism” said Santa Pradhan, the Chairman of the ILP Committee while speaking with Sikkim Chronicle over the phone.
He is being accompanied by the retired Secretaries, YP Gurung and SD Tshering. The team will have a meeting with the officials of the Nagaland government next before moving to Meghalaya.
Meanwhile, the other team will have a meeting with the officials from the Manipur government today.
“ We are also making a field visit to understand how the entire process is carried out on the ground. So far, the process has been really helpful in understanding the concept of implementation” said the Member Secretary, Tsewang Gyachho.
The team comprising Retired Secretary Sarala Rai, Home Secretary Tashi Chocho and Passang Sherpa will head to Mizoram on March 20.
“ We shall submit the entire report by the end of this (March) month to the state government. There will be a second public hearing before the submitting of the report” said Pradhan.
The first public hearing which was held on March 7 in Gangtok had seen a unanimous support from the stakeholders.