DoNER secretary assures more funds for Arunachal

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Itanagar, Nov 6 (UNI) DoNER secretary Susma Singh has appreciated the Arunachal Pradesh government for its impressive implementation of projects and assured that the Centre would consider providing more funds to the state.

Official sources said here today that Ms Singh was on a two-day tour to Tawang district from November three to inspect the ongoing DoNER-sponsored projects.

Stating that the Tawang district had vast potential from the tourism point of view, the secretary urged the state government to submit detailed project reports to the DoNER Ministry for undertaking further course of action.

State tourism secretary Bandana Deori apprised Ms Singh of the proposed projects, including development of high altitude spots for tourism, surface roads in Tawang Township, road connectivity to Mago, Thinbu and construction of airport, the sources informed.

On construction of airport, the DoNER secretary said the project report should be made through the Airports Authority of India.

The proposal for porter tracks from Mago to Thingbu could be considered as it was significant for the welfare of the people of the area, she said, adding that the response and implementation of all projects by the state government was quite impressive and the Centre would consider giving more funds.

The secretary also inspected the ongoing ropeway project site near the Tawang Monastery, besides the construction work on the Lhou Nalla-Gromkaling-Mukto-Sherjong road, the sources added.

UNI

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