Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh Governor Brig (Retd) BD Mishra and Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Thursday reviewed the Covid-19 situation and decided to put in the best effort to check the spread of the virus, when the latter called on him here.
During the meeting at Raj Bhavan, they emphasised on the necessary precautions of putting the face mask, social distancing and frequent washing of hands with soap.
It may be mentioned here that Arunachal reported 12 Covid-19 cases in the last three days.
State has recorded 16,861 Covid-19 cases so far, of which 56 succumbed to the deadly virus, and 16,788 recovered. Active cases stood at 17.
The Governor and CM also discussed developmental and strategic matters of the State.
The Governor emphasised on early completion of Hollongi Airport near here and Miao-Vijoynagar road in Changlang district, a Raj Bhavan communique said here.
He said that for the safety and security of the eastern part of the State, the Miao-Vijoynagar road has to be completed at the earliest.
The Governor, who returned from New Delhi recently, also shared his recommendations on various issues discussed with the Union Government representatives in the national capital with the CM.
Apprising about Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision to open 100 new Sainik Schools across the country, the Governor said, “Arunachal Pradesh must bid for new Sainik schools and plan to provide full infrastructure for the new Sainik schools.”
He said that the new schools should be located in border districts and developed on the day schooling pattern with a high standard imparting of quality education and good physical and sports training.
It will be a boon to the parents and students in border areas, he added.
The CM also briefed the Governor regarding his recent district tours.