APSCS&T holds review meeting

ITANAGAR, Oct 26: The Arunachal Pradesh State Council for Science & Technology (APSCS&T) on Thursday reviewed the schemes and projects undertaken by the Directorate of Science & Technology and Directorate of Remote Sensing at the Science Centre here at IG Park.
Various important schemes and projects which are being undertaken by the department were reviewed during the meeting.
Addressing officers and staff of both Science & Technology and Remote Sensing directorates, Member Secretary cum Scientist, SSTP Division, Directorate of Science & technology from New Delhi, Er Ravinder Gaur said that schemes and DPR should come properly and timely with all relevant documents.
He also added that the Government of India is ready to provide all kinds of support to Arunachal Pradesh to speed up the pace of development in the state.
He appreciated the work done in the six micro hydel projects by the department in six different locations of the state. He also visited a few of them which have been commissioned.
He further directed the officers and officials to submit the Utilisation Certificate (UC) with all relevant documents in proper manner for release of balance fund for completion of the ongoing projects in the state.
Chairman of Arunachal Pradesh State Council for Science & Technology, Bamang Mangha appealed to the Government of India for immediate sanctioning of the remaining amount of fund of the ongoing projects so that the scheme can be completed on time.
He said that GoI has sanctioned seven demo projects of micro hydel projects in the state and most of them have been completed and commissioned. Referring to the recent visit of Union Minister of Science & Technology Dr Harsh Vardhan to the state, Mangha said the project inaugurated by him needs to be taken on priority and requested for early fund release.