ITANAGAR: Arunachal Pradesh Governor Brigadier (retd) Dr B.D. Mishra on Friday reviewed the progress of the Sainik School at Niglok in East Siang district.
The Governor, who has been closely monitoring the development of the school since its inception, assessed the infrastructural and other physical advancement along with members of 'Local Board of Administration' (LBA) committee.
He also reviewed the preparations for the coming academic session, including the financial allocations, student-teacher ratio and other requirements of the school and teaching staff.
Dr Mishra advocated that the cadets of the school must be provided with the best education and opportunities for sports, games and extra curriculum activities. He urged upon all stakeholders to put in sincere and concerted effort for the success of the school and the cadets.
The Governor expressed his deep concern regarding the lodging and boarding provisions for the cadets, when next academic session commences. He stressed that the education department and construction agency must work on war footing to meet the dateline, while suggesting that multipronged work must be attempted.
He suggested that the LBA Committee must actively carry out its responsibility for the betterment of the institution, while the State government should ensure timely and early availability of funds for the infrastructural development of the school.
He called for regular on-the-spot visit by LBA committee members and the district administration for first-hand information of the progress of infrastructural work at the site.
The Governor said that the cadets of the day are the potential future members of the Indian Armed Forces.
"By providing a strong foundation for them, we are building a strong line of defence for the Nation," he emphatically said.
General Officer Commanding of Likabali based 56 Infantry Division, Major General Rajiv Ghai, Commissioner Education NiharikaRas, East Siang DC DrKinny Singh, Special Secretary of Elementary Education, SoumaySaurabh, Principal of the school Lt Col Rajesh Singh, were among others who present on the occasion. Later, the Governor interacted with the teaching staffs and exhorted them to do the best in maintaining the high standard of the school in term of its teaching and learning activities, discipline, and physical fitness, informed an official communiqué here.