Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh Governor Jyoti Prashad Rajkhowa today emphasized on expediting road projects in the state under Border Roads Organisation (BRO) saying those should be quality all-weather roads.
The governor during a meeting with Lt Gen Sarath Chand, GoC 4 Corps, who called on him at Raj Bhawan here, advised him to regularly monitor the road projects, an official communique said.
They discussed various issues related to security and road communication in the western region of the state.
Rajkhowa pointed that the border roads were not only of national importance but also for economic well-being and prosperity of the state and its people.
He suggested that goodwill projects must be taken up by the Army in border areas to arrest migration of indigenous communities and stop thinning of population.
He advised the GoC to focus on providing assistance in health and education sectors.
Chand apprised the governor of various bottlenecks for setting up of defence projects and infrastructure in the state.
The governor assured him to take up the issues with the state government positively, the communique added.