From our correspondent
Itagar, May 14: Terming roads as lifeline for the people of the state, Chief Minister bam Tuki on Wednesday asked the officials of the RWD and PWD not to compromise on quality of roads and asserted that all the villages of Papum Pare district should be connected with all weather roads in next 5 years. Addressing a coordition and review meeting on developmental activities in the district at the conference hall of the ZPC office here today, Tuki said that the main reason of conducting the meeting was to prepare an annual action plan for developmental activities of the district, an official communiqué informed.
Taking stock of all ongoing roads projects, he said that road stretch from Doimukh to Harmoti and Itagar to Jote would be declare as state highway as many premier institutes are coming up in the Jote area for which good road communications is a must.He called upon all the officers and Panchayat leaders to work as team Papum Pare and to keep proper and up-to date records of schemes and projects that are taken up by the various departments.
He also informed that due to changing pattern of fincing state Government under 14th Fince Commission recommendations, has affected the state budgeting process and so Government is endeavoured to prepare a realistic and meaningful budget that will benefit the public.The CM requested the officers and PRI members to generate awareness among the common people on benefits of development activities and to be a part of development by doting the land free of cost for roads and other projects. He also advised the officers to prepare and submit their action plan of respective department within a week and asked the officers to come up with full preparation in next meet on May 25 next.Tuki also informed that Nirbhaya centre and woman police centre is going to come up in Papum Pare district and asked the DC to constitute a committee in the district to monitor and strengthened the magement of health and education functioning in the district at various circles and block levels. Speaker bam Rebia who, was also present in the meeting pointed out that top priority must be given to proper road connectivity as roads are gateway to development.He stressed on the funding pattern which should be based on population criteria and more emphasis should be given on developing the allied sectors like tourism, agricultural, horticulture and livestock which are directly connected to livelihood activities of the people.He suggested that there should be proper allocation and monitoring for its successful implementations, the communiqué added.