ITANAGAR: The Governor of Arunachal Pradesh, Brig (retd) Dr B.D. Mishra has suggested that the officers and personnel of ITBP (Indo Tibetan Border Police) should continue its efforts to educate and assist the villagers about the pandemic so that the rural areas of the State remain safe from Coronavirus.
He also stressed on maintaining COVID-19 protocols in all the establishments and posts of the ITBP.
The Governor made these observations when ITBP ADG (Additional Director General) of Eastern Command Amrit Mohan Prasad called on him at the Raj Bhawan here on Monday. Both also discussed about the overall security scenario of the State and welfare of the personnel stationed in the border areas.
On the occasion, the Governor emphasised that to reinforce the security of the nation, the welfare of the personnel must be the priority. He asked the ADG to regularly interact with the officers and personnel posted on the forward pickets in the border areas.
The Governor, who had visited remote ITBP Posts in Sarli, Taksing, Monigong, Dambin and Kibitho, advised the ADG to maintain good relationship with the local population and assist them in the times of need. He said that civic action programmes must be promoted and taken up regularly to help the civil population in and around the areas of the ITBP forward posts, informed a Raj Bhawan communiqué here.