From Our Correspondent
PASIGHAT | Apr 01 | Mebo-Dhola road has been approved by NEC as double-lane to be built at Rs. 285 crore, lawmaker-cum-CM’s advisor Lombo Tayeng said, adding that development will remain his priority always.
Tayeng announced to focus on health, education and power sectors after completion of ongoing road network renovation, during a six-day tour of his Mebo assembly constituency since Friday last.
Appreciating Namsing villagers for their hardworking nature, he said that mustard vegetable (locally called Petu Oying) of the village being very popular in Pasighat market and their efforts to end stray cattle menace are examples for others to emulate.
Namsing CO office will be operational soon, he told the gathering including Mebo ADC Yemling Tayeng, Mebo Banggo ZPM Oling Perme & anchal chairperson Dinesh Mepola, besides officers and PRI leaders, who had accompanied him to Seram, Kongkul and Namsing villages.
Responding to plea for help for river embankment to protect Siang river, community/cultural hall and school quarters from the mass at Seram and Kongkul, he assured funds for the genuine demands.
Tayeng sanctioned additional Rs. 7 lakh for ongoing flood control measures taken up by Namsing villagers. He had sanctioned Rs. 2 lakh and Mebo ADC Rs one lakh earlier. He also sanctioned Rs. 10 lakh each for immediate flood protection at Jopong/sanctuary and Tarotamak side, Rs. 6 lakh for a culvert for passes and three-room bachelor barrack for Namsing PHC.
While seeking support for development, the ADC exhorted the villagers to stop hunting in D. Ering Wildlife Sanctuary and allot free land to set up a police check gate soon.
Lauding the MLA for his endeavours as development was visible on the ground, PRI leaders cited re-carpeting of roads – dilapidated 30-km Mebo ‘0’ point to Taratamak bridge of Mebo-Dhola, Mebo town & Motum-Sigar.