Itanagar: Championing for the cause of Vijoynagar in the state’s Changlang district, Arunachal Pradesh Governor Brig (Retd) Dr. BD Mishra on Friday said that with the completion of the Miao-Vijoynagar Road, the easternmost strategic part of the state has the potential to become a major tourist destination.
“With connectivity, the protection of the wildlife, flora, and fauna in the famous Namdapha National Park will be ensured,” he pointed out.
“The people should also look at the Vijoynagar habitats from the national security angle and do everything possible to have a good and happy presence of Indian citizens in Vijoynagar to serve as our shields,” said the Governor while interacting with the State Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein, who called on him at Raj Bhavan here.
During the meeting, they discussed developmental issues and tourism, a communiqué from the Raj Bhavan said.
The governor emphasised that the state government must explore new avenues for self-employment for the youth of the state while pointing out that the tourism sector provides a huge opportunity for entrepreneurship.
While commending the Deputy Chief Minister for transforming Namsai into a major tourist destination in the state, the Governor suggested for improving tourism destinations in Vijoynagar as well.
He appreciated the state government for the “safe and secured Parshuram Kund Mela this year.” He conveyed his appreciation to the district officials, police, and Mela organizers. The Deputy Chief Minister briefed the Governor about the recently concluded Parshuram Kund Mela in the Lohit district, the communiqué added.