Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein has called for coordinated efforts from all concerned for over all progress and development in the state.
He said this while presiding over a developmental meeting of the aspirational district, Namsai in the DC office’s conference hall.
“We should all work together as a team with coordinated efforts to bring in over all progress and development,” he said and added that since Namsai is a new district it could be developed into a model district with proper planning and efforts from all the stakeholders.
He exhorted the officers and officials to be punctual in their duties and be a role model for others.
While taking stock of the progress made under the ‘Hamara Vidyalaya Initiatives’ that was launched in the last month in the district, Chowna Mein lauded the initiatives under the program. He said that like this year wherein all the three MLAs from the district had contributed fund for infrastructure development of the district hospital, in the next year, they would contribute fund for infrastructure development in the schools, an official communiqué informed.
The deputy chief minister stressed on cent per cent electricity in all the schools of the district besides, hundred per cent toilet and boundary wall.
He also mooted for rationalization of teachers’ posting within the district so that there is no shortage of teachers in remote places.
Calling for improving quality of education and zero tolerance in education, he advocated for introduction of biometric system of attendance in all the educational institutions in the district and called for stringent action against the irregular or absentee teachers.
He also called for ‘Green Namsai’ and asked the Divisional Forest officer to provide saplings of avenue trees to the schools and offices and also to carry out plantation drive.
Citing drug addiction as a social evil, he called for a social movement against the drug addiction and said to make drug De-Addiction Centre at Namsai functional.
Mein advocated for establishment of a rehabilitation centre at Namsai, which would be run by an NGO and an ideal Farmer Training Centre in the district.
To promote e-rickshaw for a pollution free and eco-friendly environment, Mein also asked the DC Namsai to install power points for free charging of e-rickshaws in the district headquarter, the communiqué added.