FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT
Itagar, Apr 10: Aruchal Pradesh Governor P B Acharya on Sunday exhorted the government officers to act as an agent to change the traditiol mindset of the people.
Interacting with the officers at Bhalukpong, the governor said, “Officers are the pillars of success of every programme and schemes of the government and at the same time failure also. Therefore, go extra miles and work with vision. Be an agent for changing the traditiol mindset of the people,” an official report informed here today.
I am here as a helping hand. I want my state to shine and not to beg for its development, the governor emphatically said.
Sharing his pain on the state of affairs, Acharya said that for Aruchal Pradesh to develop and prosper, the people must focus on three ‘Es’ - education, electricity and employment.
He called upon the officials to join hands to make the state economically independent and vibrant.
“Our education system must not only academic but man making education with skill development,” he added.
Stating tourism as potentially largest revenue earning sector, the governor advised that tourism pamphlets must be easily made available to all the visitors to the state. The concept of Home Stay must be promoted, he stressed.
Recalling his visit to the area in 1968, the governor said that the whole area was covered with dense forest. He urged upon the officials to preserve the flora and fau and plant at least ten saplings against every fell tree.
“Effort must be there to harness medicil plants,” he said and suggested the officials to avail assistance from other well-known companies and enterprises for the benefit of indigenous communities. Acharya also reiterated that extra effort must be there to promote ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Parao’ and create awareness on Jan Dhan Yoja and other welfare schemes of the state and Centre.