Itanagar, April 21: Arunachal Pradesh Urban Development Minister Nabam Rebia on Friday stressed the need to protect nature and highlighted environmental issues than might affect the future generations. Participating in a plantation programme, which coincided with the inauguration of a volleyball tournament in Papum Pare district, the minister said planting trees and ensuring a clean environment are a collective responsibility and urged the panchayat members, youth and others to make Tigdo and its adjoining areas ‘clean, green and beautiful’.
He also administered to the gathering a pledge to protect nature.
Responding to a memorandum pertaining to the construction of a CC road from Trans-Arunachal Highway at Tigdo-I&II to the government middle school, construction of a protection wall and land protection at Tigdo-I & II from PWD road to the government middle school and construction of school fencing wall, Rebia assured of addressing the issues and directed the UD deputy director to prepare an estimate for the CC road.
UD Parliamentary Secretary Techi Kaso, who accompanied Rebia, urged the people to maintain and preserve their culture and identity and appealed to the youth to devote their time to meaningful work.
Government officials, panchayat members, GBs, students and others were also present during the programme, which was organized by the Tigdo Youth Welfare Association, an official report stated on Saturday.