ITANAGAR, Oct 26: A delegation of Ex-Servicemen of Arunachal Pradesh, led by Wing Commander (Retd), Gyati Kago called on Governor Dr B D Mishra at the Raj Bhavan on Thursday and briefed him on the challenges faced by them after their retirement.
They also held discussions on various avenues of reemployment, including in the Police Department and raised the issue of Sainik School in the state.
The Governor advised them to render voluntary service to the society and contribute towards the development of the state, and exhorted them to utilize their expertise in different fields with discipline and transparency and to earn the admiration and gratitude of the people.
The Governor also asked the ex servicemen to motivate the youth of the state to join the Indian armed forces, which is one of the most respectable professions in the country.
The Governor emphasised that Rajya Sainik Board must be constituted at the earliest in the state so that the former members of Indian armed forces and Veer Naris can avail benefits from the welfare schemes of the Government of India for them.
A delegation of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) also called on the Governor, where members of ABVP shared their concern on various issues, including insurgency and opium cultivation in the state.
In the meeting, the Governor appreciated their concern and said that they are the future of the nation and they must play their role as catalyst in the progress and development of the society, state and the nation.
Emphasizing on the need for utmost discipline amongst the students, he advised them to spread the message of transparency and accountability in all walks of life.