Politics should not come in the path of development and progress: AP Governor PB Acharya

Outlining the policies and programmes of the government, Acharya said the priority of the government would be to usher in long term governance reforms, to develop Arunachal as the organic hub and fruit bowl of India.

By: PTI | Itanagar | Published: March 6, 2017 6:12 pm

Arunachal Pradesh Governor P B Acharya today exhorted members of the state Assembly to play a constructive role in taking the state forward. Delivering his address on the inaugural day of the budget session of the Assembly, Acharya urged lawmakers to rise to the occasion and propel the state to greater heights. Reminding about the goals of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas’, the Governor said the members should show the right path, lead by example and be an inspiration for thousands of youth of the state.

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“The nation has a lot of expectations from this government led by a young and modern Chief Minister. The youth of the state have huge expectations from the members of this House and from the government. Politics must be fought on the electoral battleground, but never be allowed to come in the path of development and progress,” he said.

Outlining the policies and programmes of the government, Acharya said the priority of the government would be to usher in long term governance reforms, to develop Arunachal as the organic hub and fruit bowl of India, to position the state as the centre for wellness, spiritual and adventure tourism, to create policies and institutions which encourage entrepreneurship, employment generation and skill development.

“It is crucial that our villages be provided with infrastructure facilities, which make rural life vibrant. The government will be taking concrete measures for rural transformation through planned investments in rural infrastructure,” The Governor said.

“In spite of the fiscal challenges, the government has managed to maintain a tight financial discipline this year and even gone ahead and implemented the recommendations of the Seventh Central Pay Commission,” he said.

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