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Governor for people-friendly governance

Our Correspondent
Itanagar, April 13: Arunachal Pradesh Governor Brig (Retd) BD Mishra reviewed the status of national and State flagship programmes’ implementation in a meeting with the heads of departments at Ziro in Lower Subansiri district on Thursday and advised them to adopt people friendly governance by traversing extra mile to ensure that benefits percolate down to all sections of the society.
Public servants responsible to the people should work with transparency, accountability, continuity and must subject their action to audit, review and do the mid course corrections wherever needed.
“A society will embark on speedy development if the women are educated. We should, therefore, ensure 100% literacy of women. Every individual in the society should contribute to improve and streamline the spread of education,” he added.
He called for gainfully engaging youth to channelize their energy. They should be encouraged to take up football, fine arts and music to wean them away from drug and gun culture. He also reviewed the Army recruitment rally preparations. Dwelling on Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS), he said that the social assistance provided to the old and disabled people should be done by direct bank transfer (DBT).
“ICDS deputy director should ensure all beneficiaries to open bank accounts,” he added.
He also called for ensuring that the abandoned children in children’s home be treated with sensitivity and imparted skill development training for them to join the mainstream. He assured efforts in locating the parents of a child from Assam, now lodged in children home at Ziro, a Raj Bhawan communiqué informed here today.