Dy CM, Chowna Mein, Forest Minister Nabam Rebia visited proposed Centre for Bioresource & Sustainable Development at Kimin today.
Arunachal Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister, Chowna Mein accompanied by the Minister of Environment & Forest, Nabam Rebia and the Chairman of Science & Technology, Bamang Mangha visited the under construction four storied building of the proposed Centre for Bioresource & Sustainable Development at Kimin today.
Mein during his visit, interacts with the Scientists of the Centre and urged them to work with true professionalism . He said that Arunachal has huge scope for research and development works in the field of bioresource but the need of the hour is professional zeal to do so.
He said that the Govt is emphasizing on Research and Development Wing and so much support and initiatives had been done on his part for strengthening the Reasearch and Development wing of the State.
He said that in return, they (Scientists) should also show something by their works and outputs. He said that there is also scope for developing Butterfly parks and bird bioreserves in the State.
He suggested them to plant more bird eating fruit trees in the vicinity to turn the entire area into a bio-reserves along with the Research Centre. He also suggested for a guest house in the compound where the visitors/tourists from outside the State can be given a comfortable stay.
Chairman, Science & Technology, Bamang Mangha informed that the 50 Crore project of proposed Centre for Bioresource and Sustainable Development at Kimin is being developed under the Department of Science & Technology, Govt of India.
He said that this Bioresource Centre spreading in 7 acre of land would be a second of such type in the entire North East Region and it will become a main centre of research works in the State. It will also facilitate the State Govt Departments as well as the students of NERIST and RGU in their research works, he added.
He thanks the State Govt for approving annual recurring expenditure of Rs 5 Crore for the Bioresource Centre which he said is a big encouragement for the project and the research works. He also informed that 8 Scientists are already working in the Centre and doing their research works.
They were accompanied by SDO Kimin, Likha Teji and others.