Infrastructures along Indo-China border | Arunachal needs GoI support: Guv

SHILLONG, Jan 23: Arunachal Pradesh Govt needs the Centre’s support to develop much needed infrastructures along Indo-Chinese border, Governor Brig. (Retd) B.D. Mishra said in his address to 69th plenary session of North East Council (NEC) here on Saturday.

While briefing about internal security, law and order public welfare, crime and criminal network system in each district and border are development (BAD), he said that the GoAP has been paying full attention, particularly to Tirap, Changlang and Longding districts and Namsai, Roing, Mahadevpur and Sunpura police stations, being under Armed Forces Special Power Act (AFSPA).

Effective measures have been taken to counter insurgency.  An officer of major general rank has been deputed recently to the state as security advisor, he said, adding efforts to train state police force to boost their working efficiency is under way, while BAD is pressing need to develop inaccessible and far-flung areas of this hilly state.

He also called for enhancing power grid, potable water distribution system and increasing number of advance landing grounds and hoped that the Union MoHA would help to improve infrastructures for the well being of people.

He also stressed the need to build foot suspension bridges at many remote places to improve mobility of the people and Indian Army units, who are doing very good work in cooperating with civil administration and helping local populace. Thus, the governor sought continuous help for the state to

Union Home Minister-cum-NEC chairman Amit Shah, Union DoNER MoS-cum-NEC vice chairman Dr. Jitendra Singh, NE governors and CMs are attending the two-day session. (PRO)

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