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PM Modi has prioritised road development in border areas, especially Arunachal Pradesh: Union Minister Kiren Rijiju

tanagar, June 5: Union Minister Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has prioritised development of roads in the international border areas of the country, especially in Arunachal Pradesh, to instil confidence among people living there. In contrary to earlier policies, now the "last border village has been considered as the first Indian village" for development in the international boundary areas, Rijiju, the minister for earth sciences, said. Arunachal Pradesh shares international boundaries with Myanmar, China and Bhutan. He also alleged that it was "the policy of...
North East

Arunachal Governor for comprehensive surveillance of border areas

Itanagar, May 25: Arunachal Pradesh Governor Lt Gen K T Parnaik has emphasised on the need for comprehensive surveillance of border areas in the state and coordination among the intelligence agencies, an official said. During a meeting with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday, the governor stressed on the security of borders and the need for collaborative efforts between forces and villagers living near international boundaries. Parnaik is on an official visit to New Delhi. He apprised the defence minister of the need for providing additional Central Armed Police Forces...
North East

Central intervention needed to develop border areas: Arunachal minister

Itanagar, April 30: Arunachal Pradesh Home Minister Bamang Felix on Saturday sought the Centre's intervention for the infrastructural and economic development of border areas of the state. Addressing a function here organised on the occasion of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, Felix pointed out the unique challenges to connect the border areas of the north-eastern state, both physically and digitally. Infrastructural and economic development of our border areas while maintaining peace and stability with neighbouring countries requires constant efforts and interventions by the Union government, Felix said. The topography of the...