Chief Minister Pema Khandu in presence of MoS for Home Kiren Rijiju and State BJP president Tapir Gao on Friday inaugurated a slew of developmental projects at Dirang in West Kameng district.
Khandu on the day inaugurated the RCC hostel meant for boys and girls of the Dirang Government Higher Secondary School, steel truss bridge over Shashirong river, the Government Polytechnic of Dirang, RCC school building for Government Middle School, Thembang, the 20-km-long BRTF road to Broksarthang via Lubrang (stage 4), 13 km Namsu to Cher road (Stage 1), 4.73km Dirang village-Morshing road to Showda (stage 2), Primary Health Centre at Thembang and RCC storm water drainage system at Nadipahar area under the Dirang township.
The chief minister also inaugurated the working and unemployed women’s hostel for Dirang, EWS Housing Project at Dirang under RAY, residential schools at Mandala Phudung, Rama Camp, Thembang and one at the vendor’s market at Dirang.
He also laid the foundation stone for office of the executive engineer (E) of power department (transmission division–I) at Dirang, augmentation of water supply to the township, water supply at Chug, Namsher, Nishithang, Barchu and Donglok including construction of 33kv express line from Dirang to Jang.
Addressing a development meeting later in the day, the chief minister said the inauguration of 29 projects is a sign of progress and appreciated the impressive teamwork by public leader and government officers.
He said the team Arunachal government appreciates quality work and will not tolerate any form of corruption.
Khandu said Arunachal has walked enough in wrong path and the present team Arunachal government is determined to set the course right. He said the scheme ‘Sarkar Aapke Dwar’ launched by the state government is having a positive effect on the government officers. The chief minister added that the government officers have expressed happiness that they are able to serve people in a better way and are able to derive job satisfaction.
Khandu said the State government is giving big push for development of all sectors particularly tourism. He said the only focus is now to have good policies and informed that state government is drafting a film and tourism policy. He also said private sectors are investing in unprecedented scale in tourism sector.
The day also saw MoS Rijiju inaugurate the upgraded Government Middle School secondary School (Model School) of Rama Camp and road from 9 mile point of Bomdila-Tawang road to Salari-Nafra road (phase 1).
He also laid the foundation stone for a tourist lodge at Sangti and Khasso, Community Health Centre (Block – B) of Dirang, PHE and WS division’s office, water supply to old Dirang and renovation, modernization and improvement of T&D system in-charge sub-station of Bhalukpong, Kalaktang, Dirang and their adjacent areas.
Among others, advisor to chief minister Japu Deru, MLAs Kumsi Sidisow, Mama Natung and Phurpa Tsering were also present on the occasion.