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Govt committed to ensure fair implementation of Roster System: Ampareen

Health Minister Ampareen Lyngdoh further informed that the government is procuring all data from all line departments to understand how the Roster has been applied this far.     

SHILLONG:

Health Minister Ampareen Lyngdoh, on April 20, said that government is committed to ensure what practice will benefit the state in the long run when it comes to the implementation the Reservation Roster.

Speaking to media persons on the implementation of Roster System with prospective or retrospective effect, she said, “We must ensure a practice that has been propagated since the inception of the state with its positives and negatives should not be discussed beyond logical debate. Yes, we are aware that the Roster does in all likelihood creates some sense of insecurity among communities that are enjoying reservation in Meghalaya. The one message we as a government want to give to the people is do not underestimate the capacity of your government to evaluate what practice will benefit the people.”

She said that the government has been actively engaging in understanding the Roster as it was, and how best it can be taken forward, protecting the interest of all communities who will gradually and definitely be affected by it.

“I want to give the assurance to the people of the state that the government is engaging actively. We have been advised by various court orders to ensure that we have a systematic application of the Reservation Policy that will seem like a policy that is sensitive to citizens,” she said.

Lyngdoh also said that the government will try its best to understand this system and to ensure that while applying the same, the government should not be seen as someone unjustly applying the system.

“So, this order of the High Court is going to have positive application in the future. We must as a state adhere to justice for all. We must provide a fair playing ground for all communities, and we will try our best to ensure that in its future application, we apply this system in the best and most justified manner,” she added.

Lyngdoh further informed that the government is procuring all data from all line departments to understand how the Roster has been applied this far.

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