2nd Nov 2017 10:11:PM State
Eastern Sentinel Arunachal News

ES Reporter

ITANAGAR, Nov 2:The All Kra Daadi District Students Union (AKDDSU) on Thursday has drawn the attention of the government towards the plight of people living in remote Tali circle and its adjoining villages under the newly created district,  which still does not have access to proper road connectivity along with basic human needs like electricity.

Addressing a press conference this afternoon at press club, President, AKDDSU, Gora Rikham Bhai lamented that while all the remote villages in the state are connected with good roads and electrified under various central sponsored schemes, the public of Tali area and its adjoining villages are yet to get a motorable road along with proper electricity supply.

He disclosed that in the year 2007, somehow the construction of the road to Tali was started by concern executing department and subsequently work was handed over to contractors. However after few months the construction work halted and contractors left it incomplete without assigning any valid reason, he added.

“Even all required infrastructure were installed for electricity supply to the area under Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana (RGGVY), but power department is yet to initiate step to start power supply through the erected power lines to the area” he rued.

Extending thanks to Chief Minister Pema Khandu who announced development package for the remote area in the BJP mega rally recently held at Tali, Rikham urged the CM not to break his promise made to villagers as other CMs did in the past.

Terming road and electricity connectivity as vital for development of an area, Rikham lamented that many CMs assured to build a road to Tali on different occasions in the past but till date no concrete or remedial measures were taken to address the long felt demand of the locals.

Highlighting condition of 50-bedded hospital along with non-functional Government Degree College under Kra Daadi, he informed that people of the area are facing immense difficulties during medical emergencies due to absence of specialist doctors, technicians and staffers in the said hospital.

He also asked the government to make the proposed Government Degree College functional at the earliest.

General Secretary, AKDDSU, Pakyum Talop in his address, urged the government to resume air-dropping of PDS item in remote places of the district which was discontinued due to unknown reasons.

Asserting that the area had been neglected by government since decades due to political indifference, he urged political leaders, public and PRIs of the area not to mix development with politics but to work for betterment and to bring overall development in the area.

Kenter Joya Riba

(Managing Editor)
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