Chief Minister Pema Khandu has assured to take up Bomjir-Paglam road project with the Union Ministry of Road Transport & Highways (MoRTH) which to be included under highway project.
Stating that compensation demand should not become a hurdle in completion of the project, Khandu said the road is of vital importance as it can change the economic scenario of the area.
On his second day of visit to Lower Dibang Valley district, the CM on 29th May inspected the flood protection site at Patsing situated near the 14 km point of state’s longest bridge over river Dibang.
According to the officials, last two years, the Dibang River that flows near Bomjir village had washed away more than 100 metres of the riverbank inundating the farmland and also posing threat to the Dibang Bridge,
The Chief Minister being accompanied by WRD Parliamentary Secretary Gum Tayeng, administrative and departmental officials undertook a 30-minute jeep ride from national highway towards the riverbank to assess the damage of the nearby farmlands.
Earlier, the CM also drove along the 45-km Bomjir-Paglam road and inspected the Sissiri River site that cuts through the road.
Accompanied by department officials, he threw light on ways to improve the road.
Later in his visit to the town, the CM inaugurated the BJP mandal office of Dambuk Assembly constituency. He also laid the foundation stone for Government Higher Secondary School, 100-bedded girls’ hostel and Baane Gidii Notko. This was followed by a brief presentation on proposal for construction of infrastructures for the festival ground for Orange festival.
Addressing a public meeting, Khandu appreciated the Parl Secy for taking out timely measure in mitigating flood by constructing flood protection work at the Patsing site. He assured to fund the phase II of the flood protection work with further assurance to take up the project with the Govt of India in composite way.
The CM also assured to expedite the works for highway from ‘zero point’ to Sissar along Dambuk-Pasighat highway. He informed that land compensation matter is completed and contractors will be asked to carry out work as soon as possible.
On demand for stationing of paramilitary force in Dambuk area to check intrusion of anti-social elements from neighboring state, the CM assured to hold talks with state DGP for stationing of state police battalion.
He further informed that state govt is taking all measures to strengthen law & order in the state. To strengthen the civil police department, the CM informed that state government is creating more than 1000 posts under various categories.
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