Gov calls for strengthening coordination between govt, security forces

ITANAGAR, Jan 27: Governor BD Mishra on Monday called for further strengthening the coordination between the state machineries and the security forces “to reinforce the sense of security amongst the people and territorial integrity of the country.”
Chairing a coordination meeting of the state government and the Indian Army at the Raj Bhavan here, Mishra suggested “conducting regular meetings of civil setup and armed forces at various levels.”
Chief Minister Pema Khandu, Legislative Assembly Speaker PD Sona, Chief Secretary Naresh Kumar and DGP RP Upadhyaya, along with an Indian Army team led by Eastern Command GOC-in-C Lt Gen Anil Chauhan and 4 Corps GOC Lt Gen Shantanu Dayal, participated in the meeting.
The governor suggested to the general officers to enhance the socioeconomic activities of the people of the state, and advised them to procure perishable goods such as vegetables, livestock items and horticultural products direct from the local farmers.
The general security arrangements along the entire Sino-India border in Arunachal were also reviewed.
Meanwhile, Chief Minister Pema Khandu called on Governor BD Mishra at the Raj Bhavan here on Monday, and the two discussed an array of development issues of the state.
Besides discussing administrative issues and public interaction, they also deliberated on matters related to removing hurdles and bottlenecks in the implementation of projects. Issues related to border area development, farmers, and agriculture and allied sectors were also discussed. (Raj Bhavan)