Arunachal CM Pema Khandu launched the third leg of Arunachal Rising campaign in his Jan Sampark Yatra covering the western districts of Arunachal accompanied by MoS Home Kiren Rijiju and other dignitaries.
Khandu also inaugurated a mini outdoor stadium, extension of community hall at Ekke village, CC steps and concrete railing at Ringdo Tarak and Riley Sokio, extension of Mell Botom tourist lodge, model district library & reading room, installation of solar street light at model village Taksing and Gelemo and approach road from PWD road to Gumsing model village.
He further visited the Sarkar Aapke Dwar camp being held at Si-Donyi ground and inspected the stalls put up by different departments. Appreciating the successful campaign Khandu lauded the district administration, for reaching out to more than 12,000 beneficiaries in more than 8 Sarkar Aapke Dwar camps conducted so far. He also appreciated the administration for registering more than 200 families for free LPG connections under PM Ujjwala yojana. On the occasion, CM gave away free LPG connections to the beneficiaries. He also felicitated the ASHA, Anganwadi workers, progressive farmers and the winners of the essay competition of Arunachal Rising campaign. He also issued certificates to the beneficiaries under National Social Assistance Programme (NSAP).
On the occasion, the CM released an Arunachal Rising campaign brochure and pamphlets that contains detail information on all flagship programmes of the state and the centre. Khandu also appreciated the district administration for bringing out such valuable booklet and requested it to be distributed widely to the public.
Later addressing a public function, The Arunachal Chief Minister responding to a four point public memorandum submitted, assured to address all connectivity issues as the government is giving highest priority on connectivity. He informed that under PMGSY, centre has allotted about Rs 4000 crore and more funds are waiting to be sanctioned. He informed that Upper Subansiri district alone has 10-12 projects under PMGSY sanctioned.
He further informed that for construction of a new school building for Govt High Sec School of Daporijo, sanction orders for a construction of new building have been already issued. CM informed that in his visit here in last November 2017, he was shocked to see the extreme dilapidated condition of the school and hence promised for its reconstruction. He further assured that for construction of infrastructure at permanent site of the Govt Degree Model College, a fund of Rs 15 crore will be sanctioned by Jan 30 next. He requested the concerned department to immediately submit the DPR for its immediate approval.