Tuki asks PM to enhance plan assistance of AP

Last Updated: Monday, May 7, 2012 - 20:29

Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki on Monday asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to enhance the plan assistance of the state besides drawing his attention to development of border areas.

Tuki called on Singh at his parliament office today and discussed various issues related to increasing the plan assistance of the state and law and order, official sources said.

The CM also took up the issues like development of border areas and improvement of hydro-power transmission and distribution scenario in the state, they said.

While reminding Singh of the memorandum for four special projects submitted in December last year, Tuki also informed him of the status of various projects in the state under the PM`s economic package and other reform measures being implemented by the state government, they said.

He also asked Singh to urgently consider opening of border trade and connectivity routes to Myanmar and Bhutan through Pangsau Pass and Tawang, respectively.
The Prime Minister assured to look into the genuine demands of the state positively.
Singh also assured to consider the state government`s request for providing drinking water facilities in border blocks under National Rural Drinking Water Programme.


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First Published: Monday, May 7, 2012 - 20:28

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