Adopt new technologies, Felix tells engineers

Adopt new technologies, Felix tells engineers

BOMDILA, Sep 15: Calling upon the engineering fraternity at the meeting held at Rupa in West Kameng district today on the Engineers’ Day, Minister RWD & IPR Bamang Felix gave a clarion call for self introspection and to re-affirm and to re-dedicate oneself to the responsibilities entrusted.

“This day, when the whole nation celebrates it as the Engineers’ Day to commemorate the birth anniversary of Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya and which also happens to be the silver jubilee for Arunachal Pradesh Engineering Services Association, is the right time and platform for a brainstorming session and to commit oneself for a new India,” he said.

He called upon the engineers to rise to the occasion and commit oneself to creativity and adopt a holistic approach towards realization of the full potential.

Earlier, Felix paid floral tributes to the portrait of Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya (Bharat Ratna) at the RWD circle office, Rupa.

SE (RWD), SE (PWD) and SE (PHED) also spoke on the life and works of Visvesvaraya and committed for a strong, beautiful and vibrant state.

A meeting of all EEs and DPIUs of Tawang, East Kameng and West Kameng districts along with the concerned firms and contractors was also held to review and deliberate on the status of various on-going schemes in the three districts.

Felix opined that the role of RWD should not be confined only to providing road connectivity in the rural areas rather it should also endeavor to provide livelihood in the rural areas.

Exhorting the engineers to adopt new technologies and creativity, he said that endeavours are on to give a complete changeover to the department’s image and also assured that fund would not be a constraint but cautioned that non-performers would be taken to task. (DIPRO)

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