Assam Governor Prof Jagdish Mukhi on his maiden visit to newly created West Karbi Anglong district on Thursday, made a fervent appeal to all the law enforcing agencies to work in unison, displaying the highest order of coordination to curb the menace of insurgency, extortion in the district.
Chairing a meeting with all the law enforcing agencies and top officials of the district administration at the circuit house in Hamren, Prof Mukhi said that there should be synergistic approach among all the law enforcing agencies and their coordinated efforts can wipe out the ‘evils of insurgency’ from the hill district.
He said that whatever insurgent groups are active in the district, can be neutralized through putting spanner on their extortion activities.
He also said that violence can never bring any solution and therefore, asked all the disgruntled groups to hammer out all the differences through discussions.
The Governor also asked the Forest Department officials to protect the forest cover and remove all alleged encroachments.
He also said that the greeneries of the district add to its pristine beauty and asked the Forest Department to work in close coordination with the district administration to preserve the beauty of the district.
He also asked Deputy Commissioner, Debojyoti Hazarika to explore the verdant tourism potentials of the district and create tourism avenues to attract visitors to the district.
The Governor also asked the district administration to plug the gap between health care needs and the existing facilities in the district.
He said considering West Karbi Anglong being a new district and health care facilities are not up to the mark, an urgent intervention is the need of the hour to provide affordable, accessible and accountable health care facilities to its people.
The Governor also took stock of the other development indicators of the district like agriculture, education, drinking water facilities, roads and communication.