officers from various departments apprised Mein about various issues and demands with regard to the community welfare.
The Deputy Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh, Chowna Mein on Friday evening chaired the first review meeting after assuming the office of Deputy Chief Minister for second term under the new Pema government for Aspirational District, a flagship programme of NITI Ayog at DC conference hall, Namsai.
While reviewing the progress on various projects under the Aspirational Districts Programme, Mein asked all the departments to come up with innovative ideas and directed them to record data, targets for the year and provide the same accurately for onward submission to NITI Ayog portal.
The DC incharge Bijoy Talukdar briefed the chair about the status of various projects and informed that work on several projects are going on smoothly and while several projects are at different stages of completion.
The Deputy Chief Minister took a detailed appraisal of works and stressed upon the concerned officers to obtain the saturated results in different sectors identified under the programme.
He underlined the need for utilizing the resources through convergence and collaboration besides directing for working with added synergy and enthusiasm for achieving the desired targets.
Meanwhile, officers from various departments apprised Mein about various issues and demands with regard to the community welfare.
For Aspirational District programme in Namsai district, water supply, electricity, growing more crops for improvement in the economic condition of rural people, cold storage facility, monitoring of schools and teachers were being focused on.
The meeting was attended by MLA Lekang, Jummum Ete Deori, DC Namsai (I/C) B. Talukdar, SP Namsai (I/C) DWThunggon, officers of various departments viz Planning, Industry, UD, APEDA, PHE, Health, Education, Social Welfare and other concerned officers.
He expressed concern on the drug menace and poppy cultivation. He emphasised on the need for sincerely working together with all stakeholders in order to bring it under control. He said more people should be brought under the fold of alternative cropping by discarding poppy.