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Active role in State’s development urged

Our correspondent

Itanagar, April 26: Arunachal Pradesh Governor Brigadier (retd) Dr BD Mishra, who is on a two-day tour to East Kameng district, has exhorted the people to be active partners in the developmental process of the State.
Addressing a public meeting at Seppa on Wednesday, the Governor called upon the people to ensure proper utilization of funds.
 “All must check that the authorities concerned maintain transparency, accountability, continuity, review, audit and mid-term correction during the utilization of funds for the implementation of schemes,” the Governor added. 
Mishra said in the developmental process, education, health, road and IT communication are important aspects.
Expressing his concern over State’s literacy rate, the Governor urged upon the local community to ensure that every child receives basic education.
Referring to the plain areas in the valleys, he called for maximum utilization of agricultural and horticultural projects. He also assured to take up issues concerning bridges, which were yet to be constructed in the Trans Arunachal portion between Hoj and Seppa, with Union Minister for Roads and Highways.
Sharing his concern over land compensation, the Governor advised the people to review it as it has become a stumbling block in the developmental process.
Stating that 2,000 youth would be recruited in 2018-19 and four recruitment rallies would be conducted, the Governor appealed to the gaon burahs, panchayat members, villagers and government officials to identify, motivate and facilitate local youth to join the Army.
On around 3,000 vacancies in the Police department, he stressed that recruitment must be done in a fair and transparent manner, the report added.