Governor visits Anjaw district

HAWAII, Mar 13: Governor of Arunachal Pradesh Dr B D Mishra interacted with government officials here on Tuesday and urged them to work with responsibility and take suo moto action for the benefit of the people.
The governor, who is on a visit to Anjaw district, emphasised that healthcare and education must be the topmost priority sectors. He also stressed on female literacy and said that no daughter or sister should be deprived of opportunities for education.
As an initiative to address the acute problems in healthcare sector, the governor informed that he has proposed for some specialist doctors from the Indian Army to serve in the state, in addition to reservation of seats in the Armed Force Medical College and seats for specialization courses.
Deputy Commissioner Mamata Riba Naksang and district officials briefed the governor about the central and state government schemes and programmes implemented in the district.
Mishra also addressed a public meeting at Hawai, where he called upon the people to ensure proper utilization of fund.
“The students, teachers, policemen, goan burahs and also the businessmen must see that there is transparency and accountability,” he added.
He also visited Kibitho, one of the remote security posts near the international boundary with China. He met the local communities, including gaon burahs, Panchayat members, villagers and government officials and personnel from the Indo Tibetan Border Police and the Indian Army.
Addressing a Sainik Sabha, the governor complimented the personnel of the armed forces for the noble work they have been rendering for the welfare of the local people, in addition to their prime duty of securing the border.
The governor also emphasised on recruitment of local youths. He asked the officers and personnel of armed forces to shoulder responsibility to motivate local youth to join Indian Army.
SP Kirli Padu, Zilla Parishad Chairperson H Tawsik, and local community members were also present on the occasion. (PRO to Raj Bhavan)