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Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Pema Khandu called on Governor Brig (retd) B D Mishra at Raj Bhavan in Itanagar on Tuesday.

During the meeting they discussed several development issues, particularly in regards to rural road communication, health, education and law and order.

During the meeting, the Governor and chief minister discussed providing good road communication network as both acknowledged that it will have huge socio-economic improvement impact.

Mishra also appreciated the chief minister for giving priority to development and public welfare and further shared the details of his meeting with ministers and the concerned officials.

He apprised that he held meetings with officials from rural works, environment and forests and planning departments and that with the BSNL for the strategic Miao-Vijaynagar road.

The Governor, who has been monitoring the distribution of textbooks to school students of the State, commended Khandu and his Cabinet for ensuring free textbooks to school students and its timely distribution.

He also shared his concerns about the slow pace of work in developing the main campus of the lone Sainik School of the State at Niglok in East Siang district.

The Governor and chief minister also discussed the developmental projects being initiated at constituency level and the important role of the members of the State Legislative Assembly in its implementation.

The meeting concluded with the duo resolving to achieve the requisite speed in the implementation of all the Central and State schemes for the welfare of the people of State.


Damien Lepcha is Northeast Now Correspondent in Arunachal Pradesh. He can be reached at:

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