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Development Of Border Areas Top Priority: Arunachal Deputy CM Chowna Mein

Development Of Border Areas Top Priority: Arunachal Deputy CM Chowna Mein

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  9 Jun 2019 6:55 AM GMT

Our Correspondent

Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein has stated that the State Government will accord priority to the development of border areas in order to prevent migration of people to the urban areas.

“Border area challenges are many, but the new ‘Team Arunachal’ will take the responsibility and work for the progress of the state,” the deputy chief minister said while addressing a public meeting at Chowkham, his constituency on Friday, an official release informed here today.

He said lack of basic amenities and access to roads are the factors behind the migration to urban areas, adding that there are also challenges in the health and education sectors which require reforms.

“The district hospitals need to be modernized and specialist doctors are required in the hospitals,” Mein said.

The Deputy Chief Minister said the ministers will be given charges of different districts to oversee the developmental activities, and that “action will be initiated against non-performing ministers.”

The DCM also said modernizing the police department and procuring modern equipment are some of the priority areas of the government.

Responding to several public memorandums, Mein assured to consider the demands on priority.

With regard to the demand of the locals here for upgrading the EAC office to ADC headquarters, the DCM opined that infrastructure development should be taken up first.

He meanwhile said the cremation ground in Chongkham would be developed.


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