Source: News Bharati English19 Apr 2016 19:05:54

Hawai, April 19: Assuring equal preference for all districts in the state of Arunachal Pradesh, Chief Minister Kalikho Pul visited Anjaw on Monday and said that all development issues would be addressed on the basis of merit and pointed that development need of Anjaw district would be taken care as usual and expressed optimism that in days to come it would emerge as ‘model district’.Pul also stated that people of the district should not expect special preference as he stressed that there would be no discrimination to any constituencies. For that to achieve, Pul urged the people to cooperate with the government officials and to work together. Pul informed that all ministries and department officials have been given independent powers and asked the people to liaise accordingly, news agency The Arunachal Times reported.

On education and health sector, there would be no special preference for any district and every district will have uniform infrastructure and facilities, he said. Saying that all public representatives and government officials are meant to serve the people, he advised that no time be fixed as ‘visiting hours’ as practiced in several offices. He urged that people be given enough time to put down their grievances and no restrictions be forced upon them.

Soon after landing at Hawaii on April 17, Chief Minister visited under construction Polytechnic College at Hawai. He inspected the under construction academic block and directed the executing agency, EE PWD and the contractor to complete the time the Academic Block by August 15 for the academic session to start from the coming year as well expedite the works of staff quarters and hostel buildings. The Chief Minister was accompanied by MLAs Dr Mohesh Chai, Laisam Simai, ZPC Anjaw Heyomai Tawsik, DC Anjaw Mamata Riba, SP Guni Pertin.

In his interaction with the HoDs, Chief Minister appealed them to take up result orientated schemes/projects and ensure completion of the project on stipulated time. Citing peace as prerequisite for development, CM told the Deputy Commissioner and the Superintendent of Police to strongly deal with the law-breakers and trouble-makers. He instructed the Deputy Commissioner to identify and notify quarry sites in the district at the earliest. HoDs apprised the Chief Minister about the grievances faced by the departments and the shortages of man powers and machineries in the district.