SEPPA | Apr 25 | Governor Brig (Retd) Dr B D Mishra, who is on a two day tour to East Kameng district on Wednesday exhorted the people to be active partners in the developmental process of the state.
Addressing a public meeting at Donyi Polo Nyedar Namlo, here, the governor called upon the people to ensure proper utilization of fund saying that they must see that there is transparency, accountability, continuity, review and audit and midterm correction, reports PRO.
Dr Mishra said that in the developmental process, education, health and road and IT communication were important aspects.
Expressing his concern about the literacy rate, the governor urged upon the local community to ensure that any child, male or female above six year of age be send to school.
Dr Mishra, who reached Seppa by road said that the district has huge tourism scope.
Referring to the plain areas in the valleys, he called for maximum utilization with agricultural and horticultural projects. He also assured to take up regarding bridges which were yet to be constructed in the Trans Arunachal portion between Hoj and Seppa with Union Minister for roads and highways.
Sharing his concern regarding land compensation, the governor advised the people to review it as it has become a stumbling block in the developmental process and security of the state and nation.
Informing that 2000 youth would be recruited in 2018-19 and four recruitment rallies would be conducted, the gvernor appealed the gaon burahs, panchayat members, villagers and government officials to identify, motivate and facilitate able local youth to join the Army.
Further informing about the 3000 vacancies in police department, he stressed that recruitment must be done in a fair and transparent manner.
Tax & Excise Parliamentary Secretary Tapuk Taku, Parliamentary Secretary for Rural Development, Panchayati Raj and IPR Mama Natung, East Kameng Zilla Parichad Chairperson Meyuk Cheda, Gaon Burah Kamal Gungli and Puroik representative Taram Soja briefed on the developmental activities and achievements, potentials and challenges of the people of the district on the occasion.
Natung, while sharing his experiences on his recent US tour, briefed on state government initiatives in the IT sector.
Earlier, on his maiden visit to the district, the governor and his wife Neelam Misra were received at Pakke Kessang by local MLA Biyuram Wahge, DC Gaurav Singh Rajawat and SP Vikas Kumar.
Interacting with Gaon Burahs and public at Pakke Kessang, the governor emphasised on education, health and girl education.
“We must ensure literate and healthy children and healthy mothers,” he said.
The MLA and GBs apprised the governor regarding developmental activities of the area, the report added.