Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister and senior BJP leader Pema Khandu on Monday advised the women party workers to imbibe the spirit of ‘nation first, party second, self last’.
He was speaking at the state executive meeting of Bharatiya Janata Mahila Morcha (BJMM) at Namsai, which was attended by Deputy CM Chowna Mein, BJP’s state unit General Secretary Zingnu Namchoom, and various other party dignitaries.
He said BJP ideals make one work better for the society and the country.
Apprising that this year the Budget has given special focus on women’s welfare and Rs 313 crore has been allotted across 14 departments, Khandu encouraged to apply for a State government launched scheme on entrepreneurship where an additional five percent interest subsidy is provided to women entrepreneurs under Deen Dayal Upadhyay Swavalamban Yojana (DDUSY).
Referring to the theme for this year’s International Women’s Day “Choose To Challenge”, he urged to challenge oneself for change and for betterment.
Khandu said had he not challenged himself to complete blacktopping of Naharlagun-Itanagar four lane road by March this year, the work would have kept pending for long.
Further choosing to challenge, the CM vowed to make a motorable road reach Tali headquarters in Kra Daadi district and Vijaynagar in Changlang district.
Khandu further spoke on drug menace, polygamy and women’s right to parental property.
He also spoke on the importance of training and said “it is necessary to define and understand one’s role.”