Source: News Bharati English25 Apr 2016 15:22:01

Itanagar, April 25: During the Panchayat Day celebration at Banquet hall in Itanagar on Sunday, Arunachal Chief Minister Kalikho Pul stated that every government department in Arunachal will have 10 percent job reservations for women and further informed that the state will provide buses for women with women drivers and conductors. Pul hailed the move of the central government to push for 50 percent the reservation for women in Panchayats. “Our system is bound to be a strong, if women are part of it,” CM Pul said.

Pul expressed his happiness saying that 62 percent of the total participants in the Saturday’s Public Darbaar were women. “Society will reap benefit from it, if more and more women participate,” he said.

While informing that the DPR of the four lane highway for Capital is in its final stage and the construction works will begin from September, he asked the DC to start with the land acquisition process soon.

Further alleging the previous government of using up Rs 2000 crore from CSS funds under Non-Plan, he asked Minister of State, Home, Kiren Rijiju to sanction one time central package saying it would be wastage of resources, if left unattended. He urged the municipal and Panchayat leaders to collaborate with schools to carry out cleanliness drives in schools, health institutions and market places three times a month.

Pointing out the NH disaster in front of Hotel PYBSS here, he urged the chief secretary (In charge) to direct all the DCs for affective implementation of Arunachal Pradesh building Bye laws 2010. “Buildings here should not be allowed to go beyond three stories,” CM said urging Municipal and Panchayat leaders for cooperation.

He further urged Disaster Management Department to conduct mock drills every month for disaster preparedness. Earlier, CSR ambulances sponsored by Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) were flagged off for Tarasso PHC and Balijan CHC.

MoS home Kiren Rijiju while hailing the state government for giving priority to health and education sector assured to bring in more equipments and ambulances for health institutions all over the state. Sharing details of his recent visit to Monigong, he said that students have not been attending schools since there are no teachers for more than two years. “We should never compromise with health and education, we have to unite to better the situation,” he said.

“Real essence of a country lies in villages. It has to improve for the condition of the entire country to improve,” Rijiju said. Deputy Chief minister Kameng Dolo spoke on achieving true development through people. “We need to ultilize funds in a judicious and just manner,” he said. He encouraged people to embrace punctuality and social responsibility.