Niglok ( East Siang )
The Governor of Arunachal Pradesh Brig. (Dr.) B.D. Mishra (Retd.) visited the Sainik School, East Siang, located at Niglok, 32 km from Pasighat on 4th October 2018. Accompanied by Mrs Neelam Mishra, the Governor interacted with the students and members of the faculty of the lone Sainik School of the State.
The Governor advised the students to study well, play hard and be disciplined. He said that very few people get selected to pursue their education in Sainik School, which is considered to be the best in the country. Avail maximum benefit from the good facility and become good and useful citizens, he emphasised upon the students.
The Governor, who had keenly followed the efforts leading to the start of the school, was highly pleased when all the students expressed their wish to join National Defence Academy. He exhorted them to prepare themselves to face future challenges, imbibe nationalism, high moral character and camaraderie amongst the students.
The Governor also had an interaction with the officials, teachers and staff of the school. Officiating Principal, Lt. Col. ADS Jasrotia briefed the Governor about the institute, which was inaugurated by Chief Minister Pema Khandu on 11th September 2018.
The Governor BD Mishra and Mrs Neelam Mishra distributed sweets and T-shirts to the students on the occasion.
To commemorate the visit, a plantation programme was organised in the campus, where the Governor planted saplings.
Later, in the evening, the Governor BD Mishra and Mrs Neelam Mishra were accorded traditional reception on their arrival at the District Headquarter Pasighat. The Governor will be attending the Guru Diwas celebration on 5th October at Pasighat.