ITANAGAR, Dec 2 -�Union Home Secretary Rajeev Gauba called on Arunachal Pradesh Governor Brig (Dr) BD Mishra (retd) at Raj Bhavan here yesterday to discuss the overall law-and-order situation in the State.
The Governor, who has the special responsibility with respect to law-and-order in the State, took up with the Union Home Secretary the issues of counter-insurgency operations in the State. He also underscored the need for police modernisation.
He emphasised that once these issues are addressed in correct perspective, peace and tranquility will return to the three insurgency-infested districts of Tirap, Longding and Changlang, which were declared as disturbed areas under Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958.
Reiterating his concern on the migration of people from remote border areas of Arunachal due to poor infrastructure, the Governor suggested that as a pilot project, four to six villages be selected and made selfsufficient by providing them with dwelling units, toilet facilities, health centres, schools, ration support, water facilities, communication and emergency helipad.
Later in the day, the Union Home Secretary called on Chief Minister Pema Khandu at his office here before attending a crucial State-level Core Group Meeting convened by Khandu where several issues, including security and development of the State figured. The Home Secretary assured the Chief Minister that the Union Ministry would extend all support in addressing the issues concerning the State.