Accompanied by First Lady of State, Neelam Misra, the Governor visited the Health and Wellness Centre at Piyong and interacted with beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana, Saubhagya Scheme/Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana and Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana.
The Governor and the First Lady also visited the residence of Monisor Payeng in Adi Ningroo village, who have availed benefits of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana, Saubhagya Scheme and Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana.
The Governor and his wife expressed their gratitude to the State and Central Governments for material assistance, which has changed their lifestyle for better.
The first couple later also visited the Anganwadi Centre and Government Upper Primary School at Piyong which are covered under the Aspirational District programme and interacted with Anganwadi workers, ASHAs, students and teachers.
They enquired about the nutrition provided to them, mid-day meals and status of textbooks and advised the children to study hard, be obedient to their parents and teachers and keep themselves healthy.
Addressing a public meeting at Piyong, the Governor said nation would develop, when the last person in the queue is taken care of. “Therefore, the Government and administration should see that every needy person is taken care of and that will to achieve the overall development,” said Mishra.
“It is the vision and mission of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Pema Khandu to see every part of this Frontier State develops. Hence, it is the onerous responsibility of every citizen to ensure that projects are implemented with honesty, transparency, accountability and continuity. This trend must take root in the State,” the Governor pointed.
Earlier, the Governor honoured the eldest Gaon Burha Lohani Mantaw of Piyong Khampi and gave away cheques to beneficiaries under Krishi Vigyan programme for promoting organic farming.
Later, the Governor interacted with the officers concerned with the ‘aspirational district’ projects and programmes. He advised them to set their target and get into the implementation of the projects whole-heartedly.
The Governor said that the Government officers are the one who can take the State forward. Therefore, they must be punctual and regular in the office, meet all the visitors to their office, go to the ground, devote full time and energy in Public interest, he emphasized.
While citing reference of Tapi Gao, Director, Elementary Education, who has adopted Govt. Primary School, Raj Bhavan, the Governor advised the Heads of Department and officers to adopt a school each to improve the education status of the State.