5th Aug 2022 10:08:PM State
Eastern Sentinel Arunachal News

Tezu, Aug 5: Secretary, North East Council Shillong, K Moses Chalai accompanied by Er Tanung Jamoh, Director Science and Technology NEC, and Okep Tayeng, Joint Director Planning & Investment visited Tezu to take stock of all the schemes funded by the NEC in the district.
The team along with Deputy Commissioner Lohit, Marge Sora visited Tezu Airport which is being funded by NEC to take stock of the work progress. They visited the terminal block , Apron area, ATC tower cum technical block.
The secretary NEC interacted with the Director AAI Tezu Amarkant L Sonawane and the representatives of TCIL the executing agency. Sonawane  informed the team that major works have been completed and tentatively all works will be completed by October 31 this year.
Commercial flights were operationalized from 19th August 2021,and the inaugural flight was virtually flagged off by CM Pema Khandu. Currently Flybig Airlines and Alliance Airlines are providing their services connecting Tezu to Dibrugarh and Guwahati. The Director informed  that more flights to major cities in North East are in the pipeline.
The secretary NEC showed satisfaction on the works being carried out, and said that Tezu airport funded by NEC has been a major investment in the district and it will benefit the local population immensely. The team also visited Kendriya vidyalaya Tezu to inspect the playground rostrum & gallery which was funded by NEC and completed last year.

Later Chalai interacted with the HoDs, wherein the DC gave an overview of the district to the visiting team. Secretary NEC said that the district is blessed with abundant plain land and good connectivity. The district can benefit from agri-horti sector hence major emphasis should be given to double the income of the farmers. 

Kenter Joya Riba

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