CM Pema Khandu takes charge, affirms on building ‘Team Arunachal’
“Team Arunachal will be the core force to bring new strides of development in the state,” affirmed Pema Khandu, the new chief minister of Arunachal Pradesh after assuming office.
In his maiden meeting with the top ranking bureaucrats of the state led by chief secretary Shakuntala Gamlin, chief minister took stock of the Information Technology development in the state. The government said it has a clear vision and intentions to make Information Technology a driving force for all round development of the state.
Khandu said his government will mainly focus on infrastructure, social sectors, maintaining transparency and check corruption. Unleashing his priorities, Khandu said harnessing of rich natural resources of the state including tourism potential, hydro power, agriculture & horticulture sectors would be given top most importance. His government will also give emphasis on employment generation of the youths involving private entrepreneurship.
The young chief minister added that the present team of legislators will work as a team in unison to take forward the state in the path of development and expressed hope that with the support and guidance of senior and experienced leaders, they will try giving a stable government to the people of the state.
While saying that he will go to the details of every department on one-on-one basis to know about the developmental aspect as well as exact position of the departments, Khandu called upon the top bureaucrats of the state to extend full cooperation and to work in coordination to take the state to newer heights.
Deputy chief minister, Chowna Mein speaking on people’s speculation on the young age of the chief minister said, “though he is young, his thoughts are quite mature.” “Khandu has a clear vision for the state and its people,” he added.
Mein further said, “Our government will work with proper planning and ensure financial stability.” He also called upon the bureaucrats, technocrats, NGOs and civil societies to support and cooperate with the new government in its endeavour to bring over all development of the state.