Governor visits Siang District

Governor visits Siang District

ITANAGAR May 8: The Governor of Arunachal Pradesh Brig. (Dr.) B.D. Mishra (Retd.)
visited the Siang District on 8th May 2018. Accompanied by First Lady
of the State Smt Neelam Mishra, the Governor reached Pangin from
Itanagar by road and addressed a huge public meeting.
The Governor called upon each and every citizen to be an active
partner in developmental process by ensuring transparency,
accountability, continuity, review and audit and if require, midterm
correction in the implementation of projects, programmes and schemes
of the government be made. He also stressed that developmental process
should be based on merit.
Emphasizing on twin critical pillars of health and education, the
Governor while specifically stressing on girl education, the Governor
said that for better and prosperous society, every child must  have
opportunity to be educated and excel in life, particularly by the girl
child. He further said that With a literate and healthy woman, the
society, State and Nation will be better then it was yesterday.
Stating that for development, road communication and IT & mobile
connectivity are the most essential pre-requisities, which are at the
same time work intensifying and time  taking, the Governor advised the
people to cooperate in ensuring infrastructural related compensation
reasonable, just and proper.
Disclosing his objective of recruiting 2000 plus youth of the State in
the armed forces and informing regarding ensuing recruitment in Indian
Army, the Governor called upon the public leaders, gaon burahs,
Panchayat leaders and government officials to motivate all the abled
youth and prepare them for recruitment. In this regard, He advised the
youth to raise the literacy standard amongst them.
As a token of appreciation to the Gaon burah institution, the Governor
presented a ‘red coat’ to the eldest gaon burah of the district, 78
years old Shri Tameng Messar.
The State Minister for Power and Industries, Shri Tamiyo Taga and
Local MLA Shri Tapang Taloh also spoke on the occasion.
A brief but colourful cultural presentation depicting the cultural
heritage was presented on the occasion.
Earlier, the Governor and the First Lady of the State were accorded a
traditional reception by Ponu teams, Tapu War dancers and government
officials at Pangin led by Deputy Commissioner Shri Rahul Singh and
Sureintendent of Police Dr. Irak Bagra.
On the way to Pangin from Itanagar, the Governor interacted with Gaon
Burahs at Yembung and advised them to  participate in the governance
by ensuring proper utilization of government funds and also make sure
that every child above the age of six goes to school.
The Governor also visited a terrace agricultural farm of Shri Tapang
Tamuk at Khardung and interacted with the farmers. He advised the
farmers to go for double cropping and cash crops. The Governor asked
the agricultural and horticultural departmental officers to assist the
farmers to double their income.