ITANAGAR: Arunachal Pradesh Governor Brig (Retd) Dr BD Mishra and Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Tuesday discussed about the ongoing infrastructure projects in the border areas of the state along with high officials of security agencies at Raj Bhavan here.
The Governor said that the Central Government under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi is giving high priority for developing the border areas and added that the villages in the border areas must be economically vibrant and should have good roads, schools, medical facilities and reliable communication networks.
Mishra emphasized on timely implementation and quality assurance of the projects in the border areas. He said that roads, bridges, tunnels and tracks taken up in the border areas must be of highest standard to sustain the economic development of the local people and the security of the borders. The Governor advised the security agencies to explore the best technical and scientific methods of road construction. He also stressed proper coordination with the district authorities while taking up the road projects. General Officer Commanding (GoC) of 4 Corps Lt Gen Ravin Khosla, Inspector General of Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) of North East Frontier Headquarters, Shyam Mehrotra, senior DIGs of ITBP SP Singh and Deepak Sandhuja and state Planning and Investment Commissioner Prashant Lokhande were present among others in the meeting.
GoC Khosla briefed the Governor and the Chief Minister about the developmental projects undertaken by the Indian Army. He assured of the best security on the borders and the work excellence in all the defence projects in the state, a communiqué informed here.