MARIYANG, Jan 23:- Chief Minister Pema Khandu, during a public meeting in Mariyang, urged citizens to reflect on the period before 2014, highlighting the transformative changes in Arunachal Pradesh since Narendra Modi assumed office as Prime Minister.
Khandu credited the Modi government’s shift from ‘Look East Policy’ to ‘Act East Policy’ for the region’s substantial progress in connectivity, health, education, women empowerment, and overall ease of living.
Emphasizing the impact on women empowerment, Khandu commended the recent implementation of the Women Reservation Bill by the Modi Government, anticipating a significant increase in women legislators in the state assembly. Addressing concerns about the Siang hydropower project, he assured that consultations with the local community would precede any advancements.
Khandu inaugurated several developmental projects, including Molecularly Imprinted Polymers at Geku, an irrigation canal, a sub-division office, and road extensions.
Additionally, foundation stones were laid for new projects, signaling a commitment to building a progressive and inclusive Arunachal Pradesh. The event was attended by key figures, including Arunachal East MP Tapir Gao, Health Minister Alo Libang, and several MLAs.