Arunachal Guv invites NRIs at Pravasi Divas festival

Last Updated: Thursday, January 12, 2012 - 13:31

Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh Governor Gen
(Retd) J J Singh has invited NRI entrepreneurs to Arunachal
Pradesh to participate in the socio-economic development of
the frontier state.

The Governor said that the outside world does not know
much about the land of enchanting beauty and peace loving,
patriotic and sincere tribal people.

Highlighting the recent adoption of states private
public partnership (PPP) Policy 2011, Singh told the NRIs that
the policy envisages leveraging central and state government
funds to support private investment, setting up of a
transparent mechanism to create level playing field for all
participants.

The important sectors identified for PPP projects in
Arunachal Pradesh include roads and bridges, airports and
helipads, industrial parks and theme parks like IT park,
biotechnology park, water supply treatment and distribution,
power generation and transmission, he said.

The governor further informed that solid waste
management and drainage, tourism, healthcare, education, urban
infrastructure, agriculture, horticulture, forestry and allied
sectors have also been identified.

While inviting the participation of NRIs in the rapid
progress of the state, the governor maintained that the
development should be in such a pace, where indigenous people
are comfortable, the communiqué added.

PTI



First Published: Thursday, January 12, 2012 - 13:24

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