Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu and chief secretary Satya Gopal on Thursday called on Governor B D Mishra at Raj Bhavan here during which they discussed developmental issues including education, health, road communication, law and order pertaining to the state.
The Governor emphasized that education must be given top priority.
“Students’ academic welfare must be taken due care of by the principals and headmasters with due assistance from the deputy directors of school education in the districts and the district administration,” he said.
The Governor emphasized the need for expediting the distribution of textbooks to the students. He also shared his observation regarding private universities and advised for a regulatory body to be set up soonest to monitor and assist the proper functioning of the private universities.
Mishra asked the chief minister and chief secretary to facilitate the NCC authorities for commissioning the NCC unit in every higher secondary school and college of the state.
In view of the ongoing heavy rains, the Governor impressed upon taking precautionary measures to avoid disruption of normal public commutation.
The Governor also discussed with the chief minister and chief secretary regarding the unpleasant state boundary incidents with the police and people of Assam and advised for convening a Governor and Chief Minister level meeting of the two states to resolve the issue for good.
Indian Air Force Firing range at Dollungmukh also came up in the discussion for the safety of the people in the area, without disrupting the battle worthiness of the IAF fighter squadrons.
Chief Minister Khandu and chief secretary Gopal briefed the Governor on the initiatives and achievements of the state government in various fields.
The duo took note of Governor’s observations and assured him that action would be taken to address it.