PRI members, GBs are pillars for development of society: Governor

PRI members, GBs are pillars for development of society: Governor

BOMDILA, Jan 16: On the second day of his three-day tour to the district, Governor Brig (Retd) Dr B D Mishra today visited Dirang, 42 km from Bomdila. While interacting with the 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 developmental projects in their respective area.


He also 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, meanwhile, appealed to the GBs and PRI members to motivate children to join the Army, while underscoring that youth from the 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, he appealed to the womenfolk to come forward to be partners in the development process. He also advised the people to maintain cleanliness and enthusiastically participate in the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.

Later, the Governor met the scientists of National Research Centre on Yak (NRCY), 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. 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, where the NIMAS Director Col Sarfraz Singh briefed him about the institute. He also ushered the Governor around the campus where the trainees demonstrated the mountaineering skills.

The Governor and his better half also met the members of Indo-Bhutan Rafting Expedition 2018 team, who will be participating in the rafting expedition in the Kameng River. Before returning to Bomdila, they visited the Regional Sheep Breeding Farm at Sangti.

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