FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT
ITAGAR, Nov 2: Reiterating the importance of Gaon Burahs, the magistrate-cum-police who serve as bridges between the government and people in far-flung & remote areas of Aruchal Pradesh, Chief Minister bam Tuki distributed colour TV to 537 of them while celebrating completion of four years of his Congress government, christened Vikash Rally at Kimin, 75 km from Itagar on Sunday.
Tuki, in his address, said that considering the invaluable services of the GBs as protector of customary laws and providers of justice, it was decided to offer colour TV to each GB and Rs 5 crore was allocated in 2015-16 Budget. Free electricity as announced would be approved soon, he announced.
“My government achievements and future plans in the printed speech – Aruchal towards progress - would serve as a white paper on performances,” Tuki said to brush aside all allegations of fund mismagement, no development and non-governce.
Pointing out that ‘Team Aruchal’ has remained the avowed policy of his government and the state has been marching ahead in many fronts, Tuki said that the Vision 2030 would serve as a guiding principle for future development in all fields.
Admitting lacu in service delivery, Tuki stressed on training & awareness and hinted about ectment of Right to Service Act soon to improve the service to benefit every Aruchalee.
“Kimin is endeared to me as after formation of my government in 2011 the Swagat Rally was organized here,” the CM said, before announcing a slew of development projects including execution of Doimukh-Kimin road, double-storied for secondary government higher secondary school, upgradation of Kimin CHC, improvement of district hospital. Denying any dissidence in the ruling party, Home Minister Tanga Byaling said that all 10 Tagin MLAs in the 60-member house are with the government. The CM, who has evolved numerous policies, would take the state in right direction, he said.
“The state should be declared a model horticulture state to benefit the farmers,” Byaling said, adding the growth of horticulture would serve as pacea to many problems. “Your whole hearted support is essential for development. Maintain law & order, control your young children as anyone going beyond law would be punished,” he said without mincing any words.