Arunachal: Governor chairs a high-level meeting on strategic roads

The Governor of Arunachal Pradesh Brig. (Dr.) B.D. Mishra (Retd.),  Chief Minister Pema Khandu, ADG, BRO-East, discussed about the bottleneck of the Miao-Vijoynagar strategic road in Arunachal Pradesh…


Guwahati

On the sideline of 68th Plenary of North Eastern Council, the Governor of Arunachal Pradesh Brig. (Dr.) B.D. Mishra (Retd.) along with  Chief Minister Pema Khandu, met the Additional Director General (ADG) of Border Road Organization (BRO) -East, Chief Engineer P.K.H. Singh,  at Guwahati on Monday. They discussed about detailed reconnaissance of soil conditions and the bottleneck of the Miao-Vijoynagar strategic road in Arunachal Pradesh, undertaken up by the BRO.

The Governor emphasised that all the roads, particularly strategic roads must be implemented within the stipulated time frame. Quality of work and its durability should be maintained at all cost with due technical care for the severe weather conditions and heavy rains in Arunachal Pradesh.

The Chief Minister, who is also the Minister for Environment and Forests, briefed the ADG Mr Singh in detail regarding the construction of MV Road for the protection of the treasured flora and fauna in the Namdapha National Park and Tiger Reserve and for speedy construction of the Miao-Vijoynagar Road, which is of strategic importance to the National integrity.

The Additional Director General of Border Road Organization said that expert BRO officers with senior of Rural Works Department will be carrying out the survey works. He also informed that the team of officers from BRO will collect soil samples from the ground during the recce for laboratory analysis to decide upon the technology to be used in the Road Construction. Reconnaissance of the MV road will commence from 12th September 2019 onward.

Chief Secretary Naresh Kumar, and R.P. Upadhyaya, Commissioner to Governor and the Director General of Police, Secretary to Chief Minister  Abhyankar A. Ajit, and Secretary Planning Himanshu Gupta, also participated in the meeting.

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