ITANAGAR, Aug 1 - Arunachal Pradesh Governor Brig (Dr) BD Mishra (Retd) today met Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa in New Delhi and discussed various issues related to Indian Air Force and �Pay Back to Society Group� (PBSG) of serving armed forces officers from Arunachal Pradesh.
During the meeting, the Governor took up the issue of recruitment of youth from Arunachal Pradesh in the IAF with Chief of Air Staff and requested him for his assistance. Informing that at present out of 33 officers in Armed Forces, there are four Air Force officers from Arunachal Pradesh, the Governor pleaded with the IAF chief to allow the officers to come to the State to motivate the youth to join the Indian Armed Forces.
The Governor also took up the issue of IAF�s Dollungmukh firing range. He emphasised for a holistic approach in regard to the range with safety of the local population in top priority.
The Chief of Air Staff assured his best in addressing the issues.
Later, the Governor met National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval. They discussed security issues, including border area development.