The Governor conveyed to the AOC-in-C, his deep condolences for the bereaved families of the Air Force officers and personnel who lost their life in duty in recent AN 32 aircraft crash.
Air Marshal R.D. Mathur, AVSM, VSM, called on the Governor of Arunachal Pradesh Brig. (Dr.) B.D. Mishra (Retd.) at Raj Bhavan, Itanagar on 4th July 2019. They discussed about the recent aircraft crash, air assistance to the State Government and its people during emergencies and other situations and scope for employment of local youth in the Indian Air Force.
The Governor conveyed to the AOC-in-C, his deep condolences for the bereaved families of the Air Force officers and personnel who lost their life in duty in recent AN 32 aircraft crash. The people of Arunachal Pradesh share the pain of the irreparable loss and will always remember the sacrifices of the Air Warriors, the Governor said.
The Governor also conveyed his appreciation to the Eastern Air Command for its help in recently concluded Lok Sabha and Vidhan Sabha elections and the proactive role played by the Eastern Air Command in providing assistance to the people of Arunachal Pradesh during emergencies and call of duty.
The Governor, who has been spear heading the effort for the employment of local youth in the Indian Armed Forces through his programmes like ‘Pay back to Society Group’, etc. asked the Eastern Air Command Chief to explore the possibility for an enhanced quota of recruitment for the youth of Arunachal Pradesh.
The AOC-in-C welcomed the concerns of the Governor and assured him that the Eastern Air Command will do its best in the service of the people of the Frontier State of Arunachal Pradesh.
Commissioner to Governor, R. P. Upadhyaya, IPS was also present in the meeting.