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NCST secretary in Tawang

FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT

Itagar, Jun 18: tiol Commission for Schedule Tribe (NCST) secretary Anil Kumar Agarwal, who reached Tawang on Thursday, inspected various development activities within the district.

He visited district hospital, Tawang, Kakaling middle school and Bomba secondary school and interacted with the staffs, teachers and students. He enquired about the overall performance and inspected the basic infrastructure available.  Further during his visit to villages, he interacted with the inhabitants enquiring about their source of livelihood and discussed about ways and means to improve their economic status.

During a meeting held later in the afternoon with the head of the departments, he enquired about the constraints being faced by the departments in successful implementation of various govt. programmes.  Officers apprised him of various bottlenecks like limited landholdings, limited access to marketing, limited cropping season in the region, paucity of funds, road problem etc. Taking serious note of the fact that there is scarcity for revenue generation in the state, he opined that potential in tourism, agriculture and horticulture should be explored to the maximum possible limit.

Further, the secretary said that the problems highlighted before him would certainly be brought before the government and assured of follow up from his end, stated an official communiqué here today.