The Governor of Arunachal Pradesh Brig. (Dr.) B.D Mishra, (Rtd.) during a reviewe meeting of the status of the implementation of the national and state flagship programs called for people friendly governance .
The Governor of Arunachal Pradesh Brig. (Dr.) B.D Mishra, (Rtd.) reviewed the status of the implementation of the national and state flagship programs in the conference hall of the circuit house, Ziro .
Addressing the HoDs the Governor called for people friendly governance. The District Administration should traverse that extra mile to ensure that people are benefited and governance reaches all the sections of the society. Public servants are responsible to the people and should work with transparency, accountability, continuity and must subject their action to audit, review and do the mid course corrections wherever needed.
“A society will embark on a speedy developmental path if the women are educated. We should, therefore, ensure 100% literacy for the women. Every individual in the society should contribute to improve and streamline the spread of education in the state.” He further added.
He also called for gainfully engaging the youths so that their energy is channelised. They should be encouraged to take up the popular pursuits like football, fine arts and music to wean them away from drug and gun culture. He also reviewed the army recruitment rally preparations in the district. “We need maximum number of home grown soldiers. All of us should encourage our able bodied eligible youth to avail this opportunity and join the Indian army. The recruitment in Army of 2000 strong Arunachal youth is my goal which I want to achieve in 2018-19”
Emphasising on Swachh Bharat Mission he said that swachhta should start from our homes. Every individual should take part in Swachta Abhiyan and inculcate cleanliness habits. He directed the UD department to find out and use effective ways of waste management as unplanned dumping cannot be a permanent solution for solid waste management.
He further called for effective implementation of Pradhan Manti Ujjwala Yojana which aims at providing LPG connection to every household. This scheme should be sincerely implemented as it would save our mothers and sisters from the smoky chullahs, he added.
Our Prime Minister Narendra Modiji’s aim is to provide lights to those rural people who have never seen lights through the DDUGJY scheme. This will revolutionise their way of life. We should, therefore, sincerely implement this scheme.
Dwelling on the programs implemented by the ICDS department he said, “The social assistance provided to the old and disabled people through the ICDS department should be done by DBT. The Director, ICDS should motivate and ensure all the beneficiaries to open bank accounts.”
He also called for ensuring that the abandoned children at the children’s home should be treated with sensitivity and due care and imparted skill development training. They should be motivated and encouraged to join the mainstream of society. He said that he would make all efforts in locating the parents of a child from Assam now lodged in the children home at Ziro.
Speaking on tourism sector he said,“ We should ensure a cordial and secure social atmosphere to attract the tourist flow in this beautiful valley. Good Lodging, boarding facilities and good connectivity will definitely improve the tourists footfall in this area.”
He also directed PD, DRDA to ensure wages to be paid to the MNREGA registered workers only through DBT with a view to plug the funds leakages. For various bank related schemes launched by the government, the department concerned should sincerely follow up the cases with the banks and ensure written correspondence from the banks, he further added.
The Governor, held a public meeting attended by the Gaon Burrahs, PRI members, the general public and Govt. officials. He appealed all for successful implementation of the welfare and development schemes for which he said, total participation and cooperation of the public is a must. He was happy to see the enthusiasm of the people and hoped that they will achieve higher level of success in alround development. He reiterated that everyone in the society must maintain transparency, accountability, audit, review and mid course correction in the implementation of the developmental plans. Everyone should must work with honesty and sincerety.
Education and the Health are the sectors in which everyone can contribute and help the society. He appealed to all to encourage the youth to join the Indian Army which will benefit the society as a whole. The teachers should also rededicate themselves to teach and mould the children to be worthy citizens of the country. He informed that in the recruitment of police which will be held district wise, the only criteria will be merit and the best will be selected.This is to restore the confidence of the people in the Govt. system of selection of personnel for public services.
The Governor said that Arunachal Pradesh have huge natural resources and potentials in tourism, hydro power, etc. If they can be harnessed and utilised properly the state can be the economic contributor to the country.
The Governor was welcomed by Gamli Padu Divisional Commissioner(West), Kemo Lollen, DC Lower Subansiri, Bomge Kamduk,SP and others.