Itanagar: Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) Force’s North East Frontier Headquarters Inspector General (IG) Shyam Mehrotra on Wednesday called on Arunachal Pradesh Governor Brig (Retd) Dr BD Mishra at Raj Bhavan here.
During the meeting, they discussed a wide range of issues including security and improvement of communication in the border areas, a communiqué from the Raj Bhavan said.
Championing the cause of the people of Arunachal, the Governor said that, in the national interest and for mutual benefit of the local people and the organization, the ITBP must encourage local youths to join the Armed Forces.
The Governor, while commending the role and effort of the ITBP in Arunachal Pradesh, emphasized on their training and musketry practices as also their cooperation towards the social and medical assistance of the people of the State.
He also advised the ITBP to extend humanitarian aid to the people in the border areas during exigencies.
Mehotra, who has taken the charge of NE Frontier HQ recently, assured the Governor to take up the points advised by him, the communiqué added.