PASIGHAT | February 4:Chief Minister Pema Khandu today held an interactive session with the heads of the department and government officers here in presence of DCM Chowna Mein and MLA Kaling Moyong.
Speaking during the occasion, CM said the state is eager to march ahead in all development spheres and invited the officers for their say on way forward. He said Arunachal is a blessed land and has potential to become one of the richest state in India. He said looking after the welfare of 1.4 million population of the state should not be a Herculean task if there is will to serve. He said the state along with Nagaland has earned bad reputation in corruption and said it was time to come out of such menace. He said those in position today must take the lead else we can’t expect things to get better later on when having lost the opportunity we could have made things better when we had the chance.
Chief Minister said bureaucrats are the main pillars of the government and their selfless contribution is vital for the growth of the state. He said politician comes and goes but bureaucrats are there to stay for long and hence their greater role in creating better system.
Chief Minister said he will never go for appeasement politics and that his dream is to make Arunachal a better place. As long as he is in chair, he will *** the government without fear and without bowing to any individual interest but only in the larger interest of the people of the state.
He also said he wish to empower the institution of deputy commissioner and wish to give more roles to officers to decide on development matter. He said entire planning process is being changed so that development aspirations of grassroots people are fully implemented.
Later the Chief Minister also held an interactive session with members of trading community and heard their grievances.