Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein on Monday said that the Government is giving special attention to the infrastructure development in border areas while noting that smooth construction of roads in border areas is paramount importance as all other developments will follow it.
While stating that construction of the Trans-Arunachal Highway is going on in full swing across the State, he appealed to the people to cooperate with the Govt agencies in smooth construction of roads in border areas, saying that all other developments will follow the road communications.
The Deputy Chief Minister, who inaugurated the new SP office and a fire station at Hawai, the headquarters of Anjaw district bordering China, asked the Deputy Commissioner of the district to expedite the process of land compensation in “certain” portions for immediate commencement of the road construction works.
Mein further said that the Arunachal Pradesh Govt will develop three ‘Model” villages in border areas, one each in Eastern, Central and Western zone in the State. He also announced that micro hydel stations will be developed in border areas for the generation of electricity for border villages where electricity supply through Power Grid does not reach due to difficult terrain.
State Home Minister Bamang Felix, who was also present on the occasion, in his speech sought the cooperation of the people in maintaining peace in the district. He said that police alone cannot maintain law and order but with the cooperation of people and society as a whole. “Together we can make a peaceful State,” he averred.
He informed that with the inauguration of the SP office in Hawai including a police station under it, the Anjaw district has got its second police station too. He further requested the people to be careful in dealing with fires to avoid any kind of fire accidents.
Citing Anjaw as a zero crime district, the Home Minister asked the people to seek the help of police personnel for emergency services like fire-fighting, etc.
Among others, local MLA Dasanglu Pul, DGP RP Upadhyaya, Anjaw DC Talo Jerang and SP Neha Yadav were present on the occasion.