Mein reviews trans-Arunachal highways

Itanagar, Oct 8 : Arunachal Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein on Monday reviewed status of land acquisition and forest clearance for trans-Arunachal highways with deputy commissioners, executing agencies and other stakeholders.

During the meeting, which was attended by chief secretary Satya Gopal at the State Civil Secretariat here, Mein called upon the deputy commissioners to expedite the land acquisition process.

Stating that Roads and Surface Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari has promised to construct roads worth Rs 50,000 crore in Arunachal Pradesh, he urged government officials to take advantage of the Central support.

"It is high time we realized the importance of road connectivity, a precursor to development activities," Mein said.



Source: IANS