The first Sainik School of the state of Arunachal Pradesh at Niglok in East Siang, is slated to be inaugurated by State Chief Minister Pema Khandu on September 11 next.
This was informed during a meeting chaired by East Siang Deputy Commissioner Tamiyo Tatak in Pasighat on Tuesday in connection with the forthcoming central Solung festival celebration, which Chief Minister Pema Khandu is expected to attend along with Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh and Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein.
Earlier, the Sainik School was scheduled to start from August 27 last.
Arunachal Governor Gen B D Mishra had underscored that one of the three Sainik schools, sanctioned for the State, ‘must be one of best schools in the country’.
The Governor urged upon all stakeholders to put in a joint effort in providing the best Sainik School in the country to the children.
Captain Edwin Jothirajan, principal of Sainik School, Goalpara, is presently overseeing the work, till a regular principal joins.
Khandu would also inaugurate the RCC bridge under the Prime Minister Gram Sadak Yojana in Miglung village, and the Ruksin guest house.