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Arunachal Guv for expediting BRO projects

By Correspondent

ITANAGAR, July 20 - Arunachal Pradesh Governor JP Rajkhowa has emphasised on expediting the State�s road projects under Border Roads Organisation (BRO) saying those should be quality all-weather roads.

The Governor made the strong pitch before the General Officer Commanding (GOC) 4 Corps from Tezpur, Lt Gen Sarath Chand, who called on him at Raj Bhawan here today.

During the meeting, they discussed various issues related to security and road communication in the western sector of the Himalayan State.

Noting that the border roads were not only of national importance but also for economic well-being and prosperity of the State and its people, the Governor advised the GOC to regularly monitor the road projects.

He also suggested that goodwill projects must be taken up by the Army in the border areas to discourage migration of the indigenous communities and stop thinning of population. He further advised the GOC to focus on providing assistances in the health and education sectors.

Earlier, the GOC apprised the Governor of various bottlenecks for setting up of Defence projects and infrastructure in the State, including the issues of land acquisition, availability of aggregates for construction, forest clearance, etc. The Governor assured to take up the issues with the State Government.

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Arunachal Guv for expediting BRO projects

ITANAGAR, July 20 - Arunachal Pradesh Governor JP Rajkhowa has emphasised on expediting the State�s road projects under Border Roads Organisation (BRO) saying those should be quality all-weather roads.

The Governor made the strong pitch before the General Officer Commanding (GOC) 4 Corps from Tezpur, Lt Gen Sarath Chand, who called on him at Raj Bhawan here today.

During the meeting, they discussed various issues related to security and road communication in the western sector of the Himalayan State.

Noting that the border roads were not only of national importance but also for economic well-being and prosperity of the State and its people, the Governor advised the GOC to regularly monitor the road projects.

He also suggested that goodwill projects must be taken up by the Army in the border areas to discourage migration of the indigenous communities and stop thinning of population. He further advised the GOC to focus on providing assistances in the health and education sectors.

Earlier, the GOC apprised the Governor of various bottlenecks for setting up of Defence projects and infrastructure in the State, including the issues of land acquisition, availability of aggregates for construction, forest clearance, etc. The Governor assured to take up the issues with the State Government.