<strong>Governor expresses his hope that new district will new pace of development and prosperity for the District</strong>
ITANAGAR, JAN 24: The Governor of Arunachal Pradesh Brig. (Dr.) B.D. Mishra (Retd.) visited the newly created district of Lepa Rada on 23<sup>rd</sup> January 2019.
Addressing a huge gathering, the Governor said that the new District of Lepa Rada is the long time hope and aspiration of the people of the district come true. He said that the District is created to bring administration within the reach of the people and expressed his hope that it will harbinger new pace of development and prosperity for the District.
The Governor said that among others, road and internet communication are the most important factors for development. He appealed to the people to cooperate in the developmental process by facilitating the government officials in their duties, particularly in construction of road by willingly providing the required land. The people have to create conducive environment for development.
The Governor said that State will witness development, only if the funds provided for the purpose are utilized properly and 100 percent of it is used for the purpose it is meant for. He called upon the officers, contractors, public, Gaon Burahs to ensure that projects and programmes are implemented with honesty, transparency and accountability.
Receiving a one point memorandum for airport in the district, the Governor said that if airport is built, it will be for the convenient of the present and future generations of the State. The citizens of the State need not worry about the safety and security of the State as India is now capable enough to fight off any threat to our national territory and sovereignty, he said while assuring to take up the issue with the concerned authorities.
Local MLA Shri Gojen Gadi and Deputy Commissioner Shri Duli Kamduk also spoke on the occasion and briefed the Governor on the challenges of the newly created District.
First Lady of the State Smt Neelam Misra, Superintendent of Police, Smt Swetha Chauhan, government officials, public leaders, senior citizens, youth, students and general public of the District were present on the occasion.
On his return journey to State Capital on the day, the Governor addressed a public meeting at Garu, Lower Siang District. He urged upon them to change the mindset and encourage entrepreneurship. Our youth should be job providers and not job seekers.
Emphasising education, particularly amongst the girl children, the Governor said that society will progress if our girls are educated.
Escorted by Deputy Commissioner of Lower Siang, Shri A.K. Singh and Superintendent, Shri Taru Gusar visited Malithan.
Shri Singh briefed the Governor about the new initiative of the District administration for the convenience of pilgrims to Akashi Ganga and Malithan.