Governor calls for proper use of govt funds

PAKKE KESSANG, Feb 6: Governor BD Mishra advised all stakeholders of Pakke Kessang district to ensure that all the infrastructural developments are implemented with proper planning, transparency, honesty and 100 percent utilization of the fund for the purpose for which the government provides.
He said this at a public meeting on Wednesday during his maiden visit to the newly created district.
Addressing the people, government officials, gaon burahs, gaon buris and contractors, the governor said they must be prepared for audit and review, and called for mid-course correction wherever required.
Also congratulated the people of Pakke Kessang for the new district, he expressed hope that it will facilitate in bringing effective administration and development in the area.
Impressed by the scenic beauty of Pakke Kessang, the governor said the nature has bestowed the people of the area with huge natural resources and they must harness it with their hard work in a dedicated and judicious manner.
He said that the pace of development depends upon the people and their approach and outlook, and that is where the collective effort of the people matter for success.
Citing example of the Dulari Kanya Yojana, the governor called upon the people to avail benefits from the welfare schemes and programmes of the state and central governments.
He also called upon the district administration, government officials and gaon burahs to motivate and select eligible and able-bodied youth for recruitment in the Indian Armed forces and state police.
Sharing details of his recent meeting with Chief of Indian Army at Itanagar, the governor informed that the Indian Army will open its door for recruitment of girls in its rank and file very soon.
He also assured to look into the memorandum submitted by the public of Pakke Kesang and help resolve them.
Earlier, the Governor, accompanied by his wife Neelam Misra visited Government Secondary School, Pakke Kessang. They interacted with the students and teachers and distributed edible items.
Speaking to the students, the governor advised them to focus on studies and at the same time, actively participate in sports and cultural activities. They were also cautioned against drugs, smoking, liquor and gambling.
The governor also advised the teachers to devote maximum time to their students and to prepare them for admission in better educational institute, like Sainik School, Pasighat.
Expressing his concern about education, the governor assured to take up with the Education minister for permanent Headmaster in Government Secondary School, Pakke Kessang.
The governor, on reaching his office has already informed Education Secretary Dr Madhu Rani Teotia to do the needful.
The governor also assured the school children to help make available the textbooks for them well before the academic session, besides assuring the school that sufficient books for the school library will be provided.
Before the public meeting, the governor also visited the community health centre (CHC) at Pakke Kessang and interacted with the medical officers and the staff and assured to provide an investigation kit for the hospital.
At the request of the governor, Local MLA Biyuram Wage accepted to provide an ambulance for the CHC at the earliest.
The MLA and Deputy Commissioner Tamuna Messar also spoke on the occasion and highlighted the potential and challenges of the new district.
The governor’s wife, Neelam Misra, State Medicinal Plant Board Chairman BC Tok, Superintendent of Police Jimmy Chiram, district heads of departments and officials, public leaders, social workers, former Panchayat leaders, youth, school children and public of Pakke Kessang district were present on the occasion. (PRO to Raj Bhavan)