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Arunachal Guv allocates departments to advisors

By The Assam Tribune

ITANAGAR, Jan 29 - Arunachal Pradesh Governor JP Rajkhowa today allocated departments to his advisors GS Patnaik and YS Dadwal under the �Business of the Government of Arunachal Pradesh (Allocation) Rules, 1998� with immediate effect and until further orders.

Both the advisors were appointed by the Centre to assist the Governor in his functioning after imposition of President�s rule in the State on January 26.

Patnaik would be addressed as Advisor Finance, Planning & Development (FPD) and would look after Agriculture, Animal Husbandry and Veterinary, Cooperation, Education, Environment and Forests, Finance, Fisheries, Health & Family Welfare and other departments.

He will also look after Planning, Programme Implementation Monitoring, Evaluation, Economics & Statistics, Power & Non-Conventional Energy Resources, Public Health Engineering and Water Supply, Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, RWD, Social Welfare, Women & Child Development, Department of Science and Technology, Trade and Commerce and Urban Development, Municipal Administration and Government Estates.

Dadwal, who would be addressed as Advisor, Home, Political etc. (H&P) would look after - District Administration, Election, Home & Inter-State Border Affairs, Parliamentary Affairs, Political (excluding Vigilance), PWD, Disaster Management, Transport & Civil Aviation, Youth Affairs and Sports, General Administration.

He would also look after Department of Development of Tirap and Changlang, Secretariat Administration, Excise and Narcotics, Culture Affairs, Mines, Labour & Employment, Land Management and Information Technology & Science & Technology, a Raj Bhawan communiqu� informed.

Meanwhile, the Governor today joined the people of the State in paying tribute to the �Father of Nation� on the occasion of Martyrs� Day, commemorating the death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi tomorrow.

He expressed hope that the observation of the day would promote global peace and non-violence.

In his message, the Governor said that to realise the dream of Mahatma Gandhi for �Swachh Bharat�, the day is being observed as the �National Cleanliness Day�.

Informing that the State is conducting �Clean Arunachal� campaign, the Governor appealed to every citizen of the State to rise and actively participate in the initiative. � PTI

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