FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT
Itagar, Jan 27: In view of proclamation of President Rule, Aruchal Pradesh Governor Jyoti Prashad Rajkhowa yesterday night convened a meeting of senior officers of the state headed by the Chief Secretary Ramesh Negi at Raj Bhavan.
The governor advised the officers to ensure that there should be no law and order and security problems in the state and laws must be enforced in letter and spirit for safeguarding the interest of the common people, an official communiqué from Raj Bhawan said here today.
Rajkhowa instructed the chief secretary to issue a circular to all the departments and offices to maintain utmost transparency in decision making and execution of various works and take firm action against corruption.
“Good governce and corruption free administration must be ensured under President Rule, as expected by the people of the state,” he said.
On fincial matters, the governor advised the officers to give priority on payment of salaries allowances of the employees, pensions to pensioners and the establishment expenses and underscored that the development process must not suffer, but be expedited.
The governor also assured the officers to take up any fincial issues or any other subject pending with the Central government to expedite the process of development in the state.
Stressing on security coverage for former chief minister and ministers, Rajkhowa said that nobody should have any security problem and all the members of the State Assembly would get security coverage as per entitlement. For this necessary security review would be done by the Security Standing Committee immediately.
Putting road communication as one of the top priorities, the governor asked the Commissioner PWD to complete the road repair works in the twin cities of Intagar-harlagun and also important roads to Doimukh, Chimpu, Poma-Jotte and Nirjuli besides in other districts and subdivisions immediately.
He also asked the commissioners and secretaries for furnishing replies to all the pending queries sent from Raj Bhavan on matters of public interest at the earliest, the communiqué said.
He appealed to the people of the state to carry on the normal duties as usual and in case of any difficulty; they may refer the matter to Governor Secretariat. He also appealed to the people for the cooperation in expediting the developmental works and advised them to maintain commul harmony.
PCCF Dr Shashi Kumar, Principle Secretary (Home) D Sharma, Principle Secretary Fince, Satya Gopal PWD Commissioner Tajom Taloh, DGP S Nithiandam, Secretary Law, Judicial and Parliamentary Affair Onit Payang and Secretary (Tourism & Political) Dr Joram Beda attended the meeting, the communiqué added.