Nabam Rebia, Minister (Town Planning and ULB, Urban Development, LM and Law & Justice) etc, Govt of Arunachal Pradesh called on Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Housing and Urban Affairs at his office at Nirman Bhawan, New Delhi today to discuss the Smart City proposal of Itanagar, the capital city of the State of Arunachal Pradesh and other matter. Rebia has emphasised and pleaded for selection of Smart City proposal of Itanagar.
Regarding schemes submitted under North Eastern Region Urban Development (NERUD), the Union Minister assured that he will try to find out some alternate source of funding where Asian Development Bank (ADB) is not supporting the funding.
Shri Rebia has also invited Hon’ble Minister Housing and Urban Affairs to Arunachal Pradesh and Shri Hardeep Singh Puri has accepted the invitation. Shri Rebia was accompanied by Shri Sanjiv Jain, Secretary (Town Planning & ULB), Shri A Morang, Director (Town Planning & ULB) and Shri Sangeet Dubey, Deputy Resident Commissioner.