Governor Brig. (Dr.) B.D. Mishra (Retd.) interacted on the theme Campus Placement

ITANAGAR, March 22: The Governor of Arunachal Pradesh Brig. (Dr.) B.D. Mishra (Retd.) interacted on the theme, ‘Campus Placement’ with the students and faculty of Rajiv Gandhi University, Rono Hills, Doimukh, National Institute of Technology, Arunachal Pradesh and North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology, Nirjuli at Raj Bhavan, Itanagar on 22nd March 2018.
Stating that the students of the day are the future leaders, who will be leading the country, the Governor extorted them to inculcate knowledge and professionalism required for their intended profession. Advising them to prepare themselves for future challenges, he said that with better language and analytical skill, positive approach, leadership skills and creating good peer group, they can make themselves the most employable. Everybody is born with grey matter but it is their environment, peer group and faculty which make the deference between the great and the mediocre, the Governor said.
The Governor emphasised that for better campus placement, the standard of the institute must improve. He said that the standard can improve with the concerted effort of students through their academic excellence, faculty through their display of utmost professionalism and joint effort of students and faculty in research works.
While suggesting them to seek help from alumni of their alma mater and optimum use of social media, the Governor emphasised strengthening of the training and placement cell of the institutions of higher education. He suggested improvement of college profile by better designed website and brochure and positive reflections of the students and faculty’s achievements. He also suggested that the Training and Placement Cell must be lead by persons on full time basis having good professional reputation and good public relationship or rapport with corporate houses.
The Governor suggested that the best member of the faculty with some top students of the institute must approach corporate house and offer their service free of cost as interns. Such initiative, he pointed out will enhance the attractiveness of the institute in the job market and ensure better opportunities during campus placement.
The Governor also shared some basic tips for preparation for campus interviews and and also gave some finer points for interviews.
The students and members of the faculty in-charge for training and placement shared their views and suggestions with the Governor on the occasion..

DC East Siang Chairs coordination meeting on ensuing visit of Governor

PASIGHAT,March 9 : Chairing a coordination meeting in connection with ensuing visit of the Governor of Arunachal Pradesh, Brig. (Dr.)B.D. Mishra, (Retd) to, the district headquarters of East Siang here on March 13 & 14 next , DC, Tamiyo Tatak has called upon all stakeholders to make the visit a successful one. During the meeting responsibilities and duties were entrusted to the concerned departments and officers and representatives of the BRO & Army .The DC also asked the concerned departments to be ready with details of the progress and status reports of implementation of PM and CM Flagship Programmes in particular and others in general.He informed that during the visit, H.E. will also interact with GBs,PRI members and NGOs, BRO among others, besides other chalked out programmes to understand the developmental issues of the District.Other arrangements in terms of civic reception to accord a warm welcome to the visiting dignitary, was also reviewed during the
meeting. The Governor will be accompanied by the First Lady, Neelam Mishra during the visit informed the DC. Former MLA , Oken Tatung, among others also put forward also put forward suggestions. Chief Councillor Kaling Doruk was also present on the occasion among others.


ITANAGAR March 12: The Governor of Arunachal Pradesh Brig. (Dr.) B.D. Mishra (Retd.) visited Dembuen, the last village in Dibang Valley District towards international border on 12th March 2018. Accompanied by the First Lady of the State Smt Neelam Misra and Shri S.K. Sharma, DIG, ITBP, the Governor interacted with the villagers, government officials and the Indo Tibetan Border Police personnel posted in the outpost.
The Governor advised the villagers, government officials and personnel of armed forces to motivate and prepare local youth for recruitment in the armed forces. Home grown soldiers are the best soldier for the defence of the national integrity, he added.
The Governor exhorted the ITBP officers and personnel to do their duty with dedication, gallantry, responsibility and bravery. He urged them to secure very inch of the land.
As a token of appreciation of their alertness and encouragement, he presented a cash award for a ‘Bara Khana’.
Earlier, Shri W. Inaobi Singh, Second in Command, ITBP, briefed the Governor about the strategic post and the area.
The Governor of Arunachal Pradesh Brig. (Dr.) B.D. Mishra (Retd.), whi is on a four day district tour, addressed a public meeting at Anini, District headquarters of Dibang Valley District on 12th March 2018.
The Governor called upon the people to actively participate in the developmental process.
Responding to the public requests, the Governor assured to take up the issue of basic requirements like petrol depot, connectivity and communication, with the concerned ministry.
Referring to his interaction with students on entrepreneurship and self-employment, who shared that loans are not easily available, the Governor urged upon the officials to go out of the way and facilitate loans to the budding entrepreneurs and encourage self-employment.
The Governor exhorted the officials to resolve to move forward and ensure that benefits of government programmes reach the last person in the queue.
The Governor advised the officials to get involved and ensure transparency and accountability. He emphasized that the officials must follow up all projects and programmes.
The Governor said that under dynamic leadership of Shri Narendra Modi, special focus is on the development of the North East region and now our ministers do not have to go to Delhi, but instead union ministers and senior officials of the ministries come from Delhi to us. Approximately 35 numbers of state and central government programmes and projects are in different phases of implementation. It is the duty of every citizen of the district to ensure that it is implemented in letter and spirit.
Expressing surprise and pain about the large number of suicide cases in the district, the Governor assured to take up with the concerned authority to send a psychiatrist to the District Hospital.
Interacting with the District heads of department, the Governor emphasized that there must be transparency, accountability, continuity, audit and review and if required, midterm correction. He stressed that there must be utmost transparency and merit in recruitment process particularly in police recruitment.
The Governor advised the officials to cut redtapesim, come out of their comfort zone and make little sacrifices. He exhorted them to resolve to get involved through transparency and accountability and to move forward. Be proactive, he added.
Earlier, the Governor and the First Lady of the State were accorded traditional reception led by Shri Yamuna Miso and Shri Jummar Basar, SP.

Continuing his district tour, the Governor of Arunachal Pradesh Brig. (Dr.) B.D. Mishra (Retd.) addressed a public meeting at Roing on 12th March 2018.
The Governor called upon the people of the district to put in a concerted effort for the progress of the State.
The Governor said that whatever amount of fund is received for developmental activities, itmust be utilized with transparency andaccountability. There must be continuity, review and audit and where ever required, there must bemidterm correction.
The Governor emphasised on girl education. Every girl child must be provided opportunities to be educated and excel in life.
Emphasizing on new thought process and change in mind set of the young, he said that they must not only beencouraged to get employment but also be motivated to go for entrepreneurship and self-employment.
The Governor said that 1962 should not be repeated and for that there is a requirement for home grown soldiers. He called upon the goan burahs, PRI members, government officials and the public leaders to ready their youth for recruitment in the armed forces.
While informing that in the coming days there will be lots of vacancies in the armed forces as new battalion of Arunachal Scouts will be commissioned, the Governor informed. The Career in army is respectable with good pay and opportunities to serve the nation, he added.
Expressing his concern about drug addiction, the Governor said that addiction is due to neglect of the parents and guardians towards their wards and peer group.It is a social evil and people mustaddress it at family and peer group level.
The Governor who arrived in the afternoon, visited the famedBhismaknagar,30 kms from Roing which is associated with the legend of Lord Krishna and Rukmini, the Idu Mishmi princess. Acknowledging the historic importance and tourism value of the archaeological site, the Governor assured to take up with Union Tourism Ministry for its promotion and preservation.
Later, the Governor met the District heads of department. Smt Mitali Namchoom, Deputy Commissioner and district officials briefed the Governor about the State and Central Governments schemes implemented in the Lower Dibang Valley District.
The Governor said that there have never been so many programmes and schemes for development. He called upon the government officials to utilize and implement it intelligently and with personal involvement. He advised them t Brig. (Dr.) B.D. Mishra (Retd.)o go beyond their call of duty.
Reiterating his concern on female literacy, the Governor said that as the district is led by a lady officer, the female literacy rate must improve. He also stressed that no child should be deprived of opportunities for education.
The Governor urged upon the officials to contribute through their ingenuity with innovative and broader approach. Prepare yourself to address the critical issues of the common people. Develop a sense of oneness amongst the people andcreate a popular feeling that government officials are their friend and guide.
Appreciating the quantum jump in the number of tourists visiting the district, the Governor said that the three main concerns of a tourist are security, cleanliness and healthcare facilities in case of emergency. These matters must be taken care of to ensure steady inflow of tourists.
The Governor said until and unless the government officials promote and encourage entrepreneurship and self-employment, unemployment will continue to exist. He categorically said that they must reach out to the youth and facilitate them in availing loans and schemes under Central and State Governments.
Earlier, on their arrival at the district headquarters, the Governor and the First Lady of the State were accorded a traditional reception led Deputy Commissioner Smt Mitali Namchoom, Shri Sanjay Sain, SP.

Chief Minister reviews projects NLCPR

ITANAGAR | March 5, 2018

Chief Minister Pema Khandu today reviewed the projects under Non Lapsable Central Pool of Resources (NLCPR) for the state at a meeting with the Secretary of DoNER Naveen Verma here.

The meeting discussed mainly on projects related to drinking water, road and power projects that are of importance to daily life.

The meeting also discussed on the new Central Sector Scheme of “North East Special Infrastructure Development Scheme” (NESIDS) and how to carry it forward in the state.

The scheme is 100% centrally funded to fill up the gaps in creation of infrastructure in specified sectors till March, 2020.

The Chief Minister reviewed the status of various ongoing and incomplete road projects in the state and sought reasons for the delay in completion.

DONER Secretary urged the state govt to focus on road that will give impetus to agro and tourism industry in the state.

He also suggested the state govt that Arunachal can promote itself in tourism by giving concessions to big filmmakers.

Secretary DoNER calls on the Governor

ITANAGAR, March 5: The Secretary, Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), Govt. of India, Shri Naveen Verma called on the Governor of Arunachal Pradesh
Brig. (Dr.) B.D. Mishra (Retd.) at Raj Bhavan, Itanagar on 5th March 2018. They discussed on various projects of DoNER Ministry in the State of Arunachal Pradesh.
The Governor emphasised that roads and air connectivity projects must be promoted by the Ministry of DoNER on priority basis for the State. He also emphasised on expediting the development projects under DoNER and NEC in Arunachal Pradesh.

Construction of Potin-Pangin road to start soon

NEW DELHI, February 28, 2018 

Chief Minister Pema Khandu along with MoS Home Kiren Rijiju, Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein, Tourism Minister Jarkar Gamlin, Deputy Speaker Tumke Bagra and others called on Union Minister of Road, Transport & Highways (MoRTH) Nitin Gadkari here this morning with regard to the Potin-Pangin section of the Trans-Arunachal Highway and other roads in the state.

Khandu stressed that the 407 Km Potin-Pangin stretch of the TAH is of utmost importance and needed immediate attention of the central government for its completion. The Project is in suspension after the Concessionaire gave fore-closure Notice to the Ministry on February 2 last. The State Government had earlier apprised the Ministry about the gravity of the situation through a letter dated 13th February, 2018.

After detailed discussions in the meeting and appreciating the dilapidated condition of the existing road, Union Minister, Gadkari directed the Union Secretary (RTH), DG and other officers of the Ministry present that tenders should be floated immediately by taking smaller packages, so that the construction on the road can be taken up simultaneously all along the stretch.

The Minister further directed that, in the interregnum, the worst affected portions of this road must be taken up for urgent maintenance. With this important decision, the long pending stalemate in this section of the Trans Arunachal Highway and the plight of the citizens will be addressed.

The Union Minister assured funds for the remaining two packages for 4-lanning of the Itanagar-Banderdewa section and gave a go-ahead for floating tenders of the same. It may be noted that Package- A (10.90 Km) of the total road length of 31.50 Km was sanctioned for Rs. 341.83 Crores during 2016-17 and the work is in progress. DPRs for Package ‘B’ and ‘C’ (20.60 Km) have been submitted to the MoRTH. The Tenders for the same shall be floated immediately.

Other road projects discussed during the meeting included Lalpul-Manmao-Changlang (68.30 Km) and Longding-Tissa-Khonsa (42.50 Km), Khonsa – Hukanjuri, Gobuk – Sijhon-Nallah, which are facing hurdles due to various factors.  The Minister has assured to fast track these projects.

Also present in the meeting were legislators Tage Taki, Dikto Yekar and Tamar Murtem besides officers of the Ministry of Road Transport and the state Highway Division of PWD.