Governor BD Mishra
Arunachal Pradesh governor BD Mishra during a meeting with Bamang Felix. Image credit - Northeast Now

To prevent incidents of law and order in the state, state governor BD Mishra on Friday asked home minister Bamang Felix to take immediate measures for strengthening the intelligence network of the Arunachal Pradesh Police.

The governor said this during a meeting with the Arunachal Pradesh home minister at Raj Bhavan here.

During the meeting, Arunachal governor Mishra emphasized proper training, empowerment, motivation, and deployment of police constables so as to ensure a safe, secure and peaceful Arunachal Pradesh.

He also stressed the need for transparent recruitment and cross police station postings of the police personnel.

“The posting of police personnel within their home police stations should be a rare situation and not a matter of routine or rotation,” Arunachal Pradesh governor Mishra said.

The governor shared the experiences of his recent meeting with the police officers in the annual conference of superintendents of police and commandants of the state police battalions and those of the Indian reserve battalions at the police headquarters here.

During the discussion, the governor reiterated that the police have to be fair, prompt and determined to win the confidence of the people.

“Transparency, honesty accountability, efficacy and promptness must be the key qualities of a policeman,” he said.

Various issues related to law and order, police force restructuring, inter-state and other security-related matters in the state were discussed in the meeting.

Earlier, the Arunachal Pradesh home minister briefed the governor on the present law and order situation in the state.

Education minister Taba Tedir also called on governor Mishra on the day.

During the meeting, the duo discussed about strengthening of the primary education in the state for stronger foundation for the students.

The governor suggested involving dedicated non-governmental organizations in the promotion of education in the State including the running of the Eklavya Model Residential Schools.

D Ramakrishna Rao, the national president of Vidhya Bharati, Akhil Bharatiya Shiksha Sansthan, New Delhi was also present in the meeting.

Vidhya Bharati is running 29 schools including 9 Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalayas across the state under the banner of Arunachal Shiksha Vikas Samiti.


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