CS seeks extra efforts to complete Mago-Thingbu road

TAWANG, Oct 9: Chief secretary Naresh Kumar reviewed the progress of BADP schemes at Mago village in Tawang district under the chief secretary’s discretionary fund, and directed the Tawang RWD to put extra efforts to complete the Mago-Thingbu PMGSY road at the earliest.
The chief secretary issued the instructions during his whirlwind tour of West Kameng and Tawang districts from 6 to 9 October, during which Kumar visited the Bumla Pass, the Tsachu hot spring, the holy Chumey Gyatsar falls, and Mago village and various other places here.
Additionally, Mago villagers urged the chief secretary for sanctioning a fair price shop and an additional turbine to be commissioned in the power house.
During his visit to Bumla pass, Kumar interacted with the Indian Army troops and tourists, and reviewed the amenities available there for the latter.
During the last leg of his visit, he visited the Dorjee Khandu Memorial museum at Phamla Tawang, Jhamtse Gatsal Children’s Community at Lungla and interacted with faculty members and children of the institute.
He expressed satisfaction and happiness at the yeoman services being rendered by the director of the Jamtse Gatsal Children’s Community, Lobsang Phuntsok and assured him full support in both his official and personal capacity.
The chief secretary also visited the proposed site for airport, railway survey office etc. at Tawang.
He asked the Tawang DC to explore feasibility of harnessing wind and solar energy at Bumla pass, and put up public conveniences at all the major tourist spots.
Earlier, the DC made a PowerPoint presentation on developmental activities being undertaken by various departments. (DIPRO)