Panchayat members and gaon burahs are the pillars for the development of the society: Governor
Last updated on January 17, 2018
DIRANG, JAN 17: The Governor of Arunachal Pradesh Brig. (Dr.) B.D. Mishra (Retd) visited Dirang, 42 km from Bomdila on 16th January 2018. Interacting with Panchayat members and gaon burahs of Dirang Circle at NRCY campus, Dirang, the Governor said that they are the pillars for the development of the society. They have the onerous responsibilities to ensure optimum utilization of fund allocated for development projects in their area. He reiterated that they must participate in the development process of the State by ensuring transparency, accountability, continuity, review and audit and midterm correction.
The Governor appealed to the Panchayat members and gaon burahs to motivate children to join the Army, while underscoring that youth from State will be home grown soldiers as they are the sentinels by birth.
Stating that society will develop to its best, if the women are empowered, the Governor appealed to the women folk to come forward to be partners in the development process.
The Governor advised the people to maintain cleanliness and enthusiastically participate in the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.
Later the Governor met the scientists of National Research Centre for Yak, Dirang and interacted with them. He appreciated their works and advised them to transfer the research works to the field so that maximum numbers of local population benefit from it. The Director Dr. P. Chakravorty briefed the Governor about the Research Centre.
The Governor also visited the National Institute for mountaineering and allied Sports (NIMAS), Dirang. Director NIMAS Col Sarfraz Singh briefed the Governor about the institute. He also ushered the Governor around the campus where the trainees demonstrated the mountaineering skills.
The Governor and First Lady of the State also met the members of Indo-Bhutan Rafting Expedition 2018 team, who will be participating rafting expedition in the kameng River.
Before returning to Bomdila, the Governor and the First Lady of the State visit the Regional Sheep Breeding Farm, Sangti.