Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu today called on Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and had a detailed fruitful discussion on all issues of the state.
Discussing on various issues confronting the state, the Chief Minister submitted a detailed memorandum inviting attention to various developmental aspects of the state and the coordinated support required from the central government. The memorandum included developmental issues, pay commission, infrastructure development apart from financial liabilities.
Khandu informed Jaitley that the present government has inherited huge liabilities of previous several years. He said the situation has been further aggravated by the fact that several schemes of the Government of India now stood delinked, the burden of implementation of which has fallen upon the state government.
Giving a patient hearing for half an hour, Finance Minister was considerate about the issues of Arunachal and assured full support.
While extending his gratitude to Jaitley for sanctioning National Film Institute for the state, Khandu invited him to lay the foundation stone of the prestigious insitution. Jaitley is likely to visit for the same after the Parliament session.