Arunachal Pradesh

    All Arunachal villages along int'l borders to be developed with all basic facilities: CM

    Pema Khandu
    Nidhi Khurana
    April24/ 2023

    Itanagar: On Monday, Chief Minister Pema Khandu said that all Arunachal Pradesh villages along the borders with China, Myanmar, and Bhutan will be fully developed and have all basic facilities. The Chief Minister mentioned that Arunachal has a large number of villages along its 1,817 km international borders with China (1,080 km), Myanmar (520 km), and Bhutan (217 km) during the inauguration ceremony of a three-day training event commemorating the National Panchayati Raj Day. "We will also develop all the other villages by convergence of state and Central government schemes and programmes," he said. Khandu asserted that the state government with the support and guidance of the Centre is committed to develop each village of the state. He mentioned how Home Minister Amit Shah recently went to Kaho, the 'first' village on the Indian side of the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Anjaw district, to inaugurate the ambitious 'Vibrant Village Programme' (VVP) for the development of the villages along the border. For the development of villages in Arunachal Pradesh, the Chief Minister has supported nine factors to meet the set localised sustainable development goals (LSDGs), based on the sustainable development goals (SDGs) adopted by the United Nations. A ideal road map for the Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRI) to plan and implement development projects for their respective segments, he added, are the nine factors as stipulated by the Department of Panchayati Raj. The nine parameters are - clean and green village, water sufficient village, child friendly village, healthy village, poverty free village, self-sufficient infrastructure village, socially secured and socially just village, village with good governance and gender equality villag ...

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