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INDIA'S INTERNAL SECURITY CHALLENGES PART II LESSON-5 Presented By ROMAN SAINI
In This Lesson North-East Insurgencies Government Initiatives In The Region Present Trends Conclusion And Recommendations
Government Initiatives in the Region(6/6) Helicopter Service in the North East In order to provide connectivity to remote areas as also for providing air connectivity to these areas with rest of India, helicopter services are in operation in the six states of Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Sikkim, Tripura and Mizoram under non-plan scheme with subsidy from MHA. The objective of the scheme was to provide remote area connectivity by air, emergency evacuation of people, medical services in remote areas and to meet challenges during natural disaster. .
Present Trends . The overall security situation in the North Eastern States improved substantially . The number of insurgency related incidents in the region decreased by 36% .The year 2017 witnessed the lowest number of insurgency incidents since 1997. in 2017. compared to 2016. Security forces casualties and number of kidnapping/abduction incidents in the region also declined. Sustained Counter-Insurgency Operations against National Democratic Front of Bodoland/Saoraigwra [NDFB/S] are continuing since Dec. 2014 A framework agreement was signed with National Socialist Council of Nagaland/lsakMuviah [NSCN/IM] on 03.08.2015
Conclusion and Recommendations The best way to find a solution to ethnic conflicts is through political truism, dialogue and negotiations. History tells us that use of force alone would not bring necessary changes. Armed insurgencies continue to flourish despite an increase in security personnel, and the life of the common man continues to be insecure while factional violence takes its toll in civilian lives. State should ensure the following: Law enforcement is efficient enough to create disincentives for armed groups to continue arming themselves. *To empower the common people.
Conclusion and Recommendations Respect their political rights, ethnic culture, improve livlihood. Improve public transport, clean up corrupt government offices and make them people friendly Open up the northeastern borders to the rest of the world, so that these regions benefit from globalisation Lastly, Comprehensive implementation of a 'look east' policy though relevant for the country as a whole, is especially important for the long term growth of the North East.