Arunachal CM to take up improvement of facilities with Centre

'Improve roads and telecommunication'
Itanagar, Oct 21: Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki would urge the Centre to improve road and telecommunication facilities at Bumla, the last Army post in Tawang district bordering China, official sources said on Monday.

Lauding the army personnel for guarding the frontier in extreme weather conditions as the border post records 10 to 15 ft snowfall during winter and the temperature below minus 23 degree Celsius, Tuki assured them that he would take up the matter of improvement of road and telecommunication facilities with the Centre.

The Chief Minister said this during his visit to Bumla pass, located at an altitude of 17,000 ft, on Sunday.

Tuki dedicates water supply project to the people of Tawang

He spoke to the officers and jawans there, the sources said. Later in the day, Tuki dedicated a water supply project to the people of Tawang, the sources said.

The Rs 949.48 lakh project, including a water treatment plant, has been developed employing gravitational force technology by tapping the water of a perennial source at an altitude of 9822 feet. With the commissioning of this project, it would cater to the needs of 17,449 people, the sources said.


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