ITANAGAR, April 6 - Arunachal Pradesh Governor Brig (Dr) BD Mishra (Rtd) met the Chief of the Army Staff (CoAS) General Bipin Rawat at New Delhi on Wednesday last. The duo discussed about the national security issues related to Arunachal Pradesh.
The Governor, who has visited the border posts recently, shared his observations with the CoAS.
The Army chief assured the Governor of the top operational readiness of the Indian Army deployed on the borders in Arunachal Pradesh to take on any challenges to our national security.
He also assured that the Indian Army will always continue to provide all kind of humanitarian help to the civil population residing in the border areas.
Terming the people of border villages as �national watch assets�, the CoAS suggested that Government must provide all amenities to the people living in the border areas so that they do not abandon their villages and move away from the border.
The Governor apprised the CoAS of the Govt plans which has started to develop the border villages as well as confidence-building measures being put in place to encourage the border villagers to live there.
While conveying the goodwill of the people of the State for the pre recruitment rallies in different parts of the State, the Governor emphasised on enlisting of youths to which the Army Chief agreed to do his best to the optimum level.