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.