10,000 kms of roads for North East: Sonowal

Childline-Service-Launches-in-Itanagar1-300x225ITANAGAR, Oct. 18: The central government has decided to construct 10,000 kms of roads in North East at the cost of whopping Rs. 50,000 crores, said Union Minister of State for Sports and Youth Affairs Sarbananda Sonowal.


Addressing a huge gathering of public, party cadres and workers at Namsai Town Club yesterday, Sonowal informed that Rs 6000 crore out of Rs 15000 crore has been earmarked for Arunachal Pradesh. The Govt. has also planned to connect all the Northeastern states with railways and airways, he said.


Sonowal, said that Arunachal Pradesh is one of the most beautiful and resourceful states and it can become one of the richest states if the resources abundant are harnessed and exploited properly and in scientific manner.


He also highlighted the Narendra Modi-led NDA Government's various welfares programmes and policies in the meeting and appealed to the public to avail the benefits of such programmes and schemes.
The State BJP general secretary Dominic Tadar apprised the visiting union minister and public about current party activities in Arunachal Pradesh.


The Party's state vice president Kenyir Ringu also spoke on "Beti Bachao, Beti Parao" programme of the party and explained the purpose of the programme.


src: arunachaltimes