Arunachal Pradesh: ITBP IG calls on chief minister Pema Khandu

Arunachal CM puts emphasis on recruiting Arunachali youths in paramilitary forces

ITBP Inspector General Manoj Singh Rawat meets Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Pema Khandu at Itanagaron May 17, 2018. Photo: Pranab Kumar Das

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Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) Inspector General, North East Frontier, Manoj Singh Rawat called on Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Thursday at Itanagar.

During the meeting, the duo discussed about the recruitment of Arunachali youths in the paramilitary force.

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu felt that more number of Arunachali youths should be recruited in ITBP as the locals, being familiar with the terrains, can help paramilitary force become a formidable fighting force in defending the country.

Khandu also held the view that providing employment to the local youths would make the force stronger and help the society.

IG Manoj Singh Rawat informed the Chief Minister that ITBP is taking measures to help locals in getting recruited to the force. It has been conducting training programmes for locals to crack the recruitment tests and exams.

Pranab Kr Das
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