The Governor of Arunachal Pradesh Brig. (Dr.) B.D. Mishra (Retd.) convened a meeting of senior officers of the State and discussed about developmental programmes and projects at Raj Bhavan, Itanagar on 5th July 2018. They also discussed the issues to be raised in the ensuing plenary meeting of the North Eastern Council (NEC) at Shillong on 9th and 10th July 2018.
The Governor urged upon the officers to have a ‘Pan Arunachal’ view and emphasized that initiatives must be Suo Moto to any problem or challenge confronting the common citizens of the State. He reiterated that every Paisa spend from the Public Fund on any programme or project must bring matching result for the development of the people.
The Governor shared his concern with the senior bureaucrats about alleged corrupt practices and absence of government officials from their offices, which is hampering the smooth functioning of the government offices.
Inviting suggestions from the officers to be taken up in the 67th Plenary of NEC, the Governor said that the State must make best use of the NE Forum to put forward the challenges of the people for its resolution by joint effort. He also advised the officers to explore institutional mechanism to expedite the implementation of NEC sponsored projects.
Issues related to roads and air connectivity, law and order, security, infrastructure, health and textbooks distribution also came up for discussion.
State Chief Secretary Shri Satya Gopal briefed the Governor on the matters pertaining to North Eastern Council. Commissioners and Secretaries attended the meeting.