12th Jan 2018 10:01:PM State
Eastern Sentinel Arunachal News

ITANAGAR, Jan 12: Minister, Information and Public Relations Bamang Felix today ceremoniously flagged off the Audio Visual Publicity Van, meant to disseminate information to the farthest corner of the state, at Civil Secretariat here amidst huge gathering.

The minister, while congratulating the people of the state said that the introduction of the vehicle was truly historic and would provide an impetus and fillip to the government to efficiently carry information to the people. He said that earlier in the absence of such a van in the state, information on most development programmes did not percolate down to needy people. He assured to introduce more such vans in the near future. Felix reiterated that the state was forging ahead steadily in the path of unprecedented development in all spheres under the dynamic leadership of Chief Minister Pema Khandu.

While lauding the effort of the IPR department in introducing the Publicity Van, the Chief Secretary Satya Gopal said that it was a clear sign of ‘Arunachal Rising’ adding that various important steps had been initiated under the able leadership of the Chief Minister in order to accelerate the pace of development in the state. He told the gathering that an honest effort was being made by the government to take the administration closer to the people. The Chief Secretary emphatically said that it was the bounden duty of all the departments to ensure steady and timely flow of information to the rural people who were the real target groups and beneficiaries of the government schemes.

Earlier, in his welcome address, Secretary IPR Sonam Chombay said that the Chief Minister was concerned over the sluggish flow of information to the people especially on important flagship projects and schemes meant for the rural people and hoped that the Van would go a long way to disseminate information to the people more efficiently. He further said that the basic objective of introducing the van was to create awareness among the people on various flagship programmes of the government through audio visual display. He described the occasion as historic and watershed in the state.

Kenter Joya Riba

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