CORRESPONDENT ITANAGAR, July 20 - Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu today called on Governor Brig (Dr) BD Mishra (retd) at the Raj Bhavan here and briefed him on the meetings he had with several Central ministers during his recent trip to New Delhi regarding the development plans in Arunachal Pradesh.
Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu greets Governor Brig (Dr) BD Mishra (retd) at the Raj Bhavan in Itanagar on Saturday. – Photo: Correspondent
The Governor and the Chief Minister also discussed the forthcoming 68th plenary of the North Eastern Council (NEC), to be held at Guwahati on August 3 and 4. “This meeting is an important event concerning the development of our State,” the Governor said.
They deliberated on important subjects and issues to be taken up with the NEC for the progress and welfare of the people of Arunachal Pradesh.
“The State must avail this opportunity of projecting and finalising all the requisite developmental details at the plenary session of the North Eastern Council,” the Governor emphatically said.
The Governor and the Chief Minister also reviewed various developmental activities, programmes and ongoing projects in the State. They also discussed the Miao-Vijoynagar road project and stressed on expediting the same.
They also discussed the programmes and functioning of the Arunachal Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC). Planning for the next academic session of Sainik School, Niglok in East Siang district also figured in their discussion.
The Governor also called for a concerted effort to strengthen institutions which are taking care of the destitute, orphans and differently abled children.