Govt attention drawn on speeding up road projects

Govt attention drawn on speeding up road projects

ITANAGAR, Jun 10: A delegation of Galo Welfare Society (GWS) led by president Dr Mitum Boje called on Governor J P Rajkhowa at Raj Bhavan here today and submitted him a twelve-point memorandum, comprising of its various demands.

The Governor, who has been emphasizing on inter-district, subdivision and circle connectivity issues assured the Society to recommend the State govt to expedite the projects related to roads, particularly Zirdo-Kadu link road. He said that the elected representatives also must take up the connectivity issue at all levels while informing that at the request of Pangchau-Wakka MLA, he had taken up the issue of the 55 Km Konsa-Khanu road in Longding district with Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways & Shipping, which will be now taken up under SARDP.

Appreciating the proposal of the GWS for Tribal Heritage Complex, the Governor suggested that Arunachal Pradesh must have a ‘Heritage Village’ in the line of ‘Mawphlang Village’ of Meghalaya, where Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi visited recently.

He said that such centre will not only preserve and promote cultural richness of the State but also attract tourists in large number.

While commending the proposal for ITI in the foothills of West and East Siang districts, the Governor reiterated that there must be an ITI in every district – either govt funded or in PPP model for skill development and augment avenues for employment generation.

Among others, additional secretary to Governor B S Hada, Yabin Zirdo, president (women’s wing) and Gomar Basar were present.

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