ITANAGAR, Oct 1 - Arunachal Pradesh Governor Brig (Dr) BD Mishra (retd) today said that a sense of security should be instilled among the people, particularly those living in remote border areas in the frontier State.
�The presence of the security forces must be seen and felt in the border areas as force multipliers,� stated the Governor who, along with Chief Minister Pema Khandu, chaired a high-level security meeting at the Raj Bhavan here today.
The Governor reviewed the security status of Arunachal Pradesh with special focus on the law-and-order situation. He also reviewed the security infrastructure in the border areas.
The high-level security meeting was attended by Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Air Command, Air Marshal RD Mathur, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief of Eastern Command Lieutenant General Anil Chauhan, State Chief Secretary Naresh Kumar and DGP RP Upadhyaya. The GOC, 3 Corps, Lt General Rajeev Sirohi, GOC, 4 Corps, Lt General Manoj Pandey and the ADG, Assam Rifles, Major General Balwider Singh were also present in the meeting. The Governor stressed the need of initiating more good-will projects for confidence building and organisational support between security personnel and civilians.
Earlier, the Governor took part in a cleanliness drive on the TRIHMS premises at Naharlagun.