Obstacles should not be viewed as problems: Guv

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 1, 2012 - 12:20

Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh Governor Gen
(Retd) JJ Singh said that obstacles should not be viewed as
problems, on the contrary they should be seen as challenges
and exhorted all to initiate measures in warding off problems
to take the area towards road to development.

Addressing an official meeting at Daporijo in Upper
Subansiri district on Tuesday, the Governor took stock of
various works undertaken in the district, official sources
said here today.

The Governor said that farmers should be encouraged to
take up agriculture, using new techniques and equipments
suitable for the soil and terrain of the area, and encouraged
the formation of cooperative groups for better marketing of
oranges and ginger from the area.

On problems pertaining to dearth of ambulance in the
district hospital and shortage of police personnel, Gen Singh
promised to look into the issues.

The Governor also made an aerial recce of Limeking,
Nacho, Siyum and Taliha areas in the district bordering China
to closely monitor development in interior areas of the border
region.

While overseeing the progress of road works and other
infrastructure developments in the areas, he saw the entire
length of BRO road from Daporijo to Limeking, sources said.

He also visited potential tourism sites and took part in
angling and rafting in Subansiri River, sources added.

PTI

First Published: Wednesday, February 1, 2012 - 12:20
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