The Cabinet Minister for Food & Civil Supplies and Legal Metrology & Consumer Affairs etc. Shri Kamlung Mossang called on the Governor of Arunachal Pradesh Brig. (Dr.)
B.D. Mishra (Retd.) at Raj Bhavan, Itanagar on 16th July 2018. They discussed about Public Distribution System, ration items and consumer affairs etc.
The Governor emphasized on strengthening the Public Distribution System in the State. He said that the basic requirements, i.e. ration items must reach every bona fide denizen, especially in the remote villages of the State. Focus must be on the border areas of international boundaries, from Bhutan in the West to Myanmar in the East, he said.
The Governor also stressed that availability of essential commodities at reasonable rates must be ensured with utmost transparency and accountability. He suggested for evolving an effective monitoring system throughout the State on availability and pricing of essential commodities. He recommended for proper monitoring and regular inspection of storehouses, Fair Price Shops and other outlets and check malpractice and hoarding of essential commodities.
The Governor advised the Minister to enforce regular checking of PDS for ensuing proper market prices and to address issues of the consumers, if any in fast track mode.
A delegation led by Shri Gora Lotak, former Councillor of Ward No 18, Itanagar Municipal Council called on the Governor of Arunachal Pradesh Brig. (Dr.) B.D. Mishra (Retd.) at Raj Bhavan, Itanagar on 12th July 2018.
Interacting with the delegation, the Governor emphasised that the councillors of Municipal Councils should take initiative and necessary action for maintaining upmost cleanliness in the residential areas as well as in the public places.
The Governor said that as Raj Bhavan is located in Ward No. 18, it must be a model Ward in cleanliness. It should be the Ward sending out messages of “Swachhta / Cleanliness’ to the people of the Capital city and the State. The healthy environment and recreation facilities, like Raj Bhavan Parks, must be maintained and utilized in correct manner, he added.
The Governor also called upon the former Councillors and the Ward members of Municipal Councils to motivated and assist in sending every child above the age of six years to school in their respective wards. He emphasised that to achieve 100% literacy, every child of today must go to school.
The former councillor and Ward members, present in the meeting assured the Governor to do their best in cleanliness and education in the Ward No. 18.
The Member of Parliament, Tibetan Parliament in Exile (TPiE), Mr. Pema Jungney, who is a former Speaker of TPiE, called on the Governor of Arunachal Pradesh Brig. (Dr.) B.D. Mishra (Retd.) at Raj Bhavan, Itanagar on 12th July 2018. Accompanied by Lama Kunga Sothup, who is also a Member of Parliament, TPiE and Mr. G.T. Yangdup, Settlement Officer, Central Tibetan Administration, Tibetan Settlement Office, Tenzingang Mr. Jungney conveyed the gratitude of Tibetan Parliament in Exile towards India and its people for helping the Tibetan cause and Tibetan people in the last sixty years.
The Governor shared his experience of his visit to Tibet region in earlier 1990s and expressed hope that rich cultural heritage of Tibet which is embodied with peace and humanism will continue to promote amity and brotherhood amongst the people of the world.
Earlier, Mr. Jungney briefed the Governor about the present petrifying situation in Tibet.