A host of dev issues, including COVID management, figure in Guv-CM meet

ITANAGAR, Aug 1: A host of developmental issues, including the status of COVID 19 pandemic management in the State, figured in the meeting between Chief Minister Pema Khandu and on Governor Brig (Retd) Dr B D Mishra at Raj Bhavan, Itanagar.

This discussion took place when the CM called on the Governor today.

The duo shared ideas to mitigate the challenges in managing the pandemic, which is causing devastating effects on socio-economic front. They considered measures to boost the economy of the State, which has been facing derailing consequences due to the COVID-19 pandemic and also because of excessive rain/flood this year.

The Governor and the CM dwelt on necessary steps to address the damages caused by the recent floods and landslides in different locations in the State. The Governor  emphasized that for the welfare of the people, road communication must be kept open and other vital infrastructure must be made functional.

The Governor, who recently as a step towards ‘Aatma Nirbharta Bharat’, distributed saplings of lemon and black pepper appreciated the Chief Minister and his cabinet for initiating the cluster farming and the nutritional kitchen garden schemes to lessen our dependence on other states for vegetables and livestock.

The Chief Minister briefed the Governor about his recent tours in border areas and shared his interactions with local population and security forces stationed in various parts of the State, according to an official press note.