20th district created in Arunachal Pradesh

Itanagar, Nov 28 (IANS) Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki has announced the creation of a new district called Siang in the northeastern state, a government statement said on Saturday.

Carved out of the East Siang district, Siang is the 20th district of the state.

Tuki laid the foundation stone of the new district secretariat at district headquarters Pangin on Friday, the statement said.

“Siang being the youngest child deserves more care from the government and we are committed to provide all support to make it a model district,” Tuki said before a public gathering at Pangin town.

Pangin, about 60 km from Pasighat, the headquarters of the East Siang district, is situated at a point where Siyom river meets Siang river.

Stating that sufficient funds would be provided for infrastructural development in the district, the chief minister sanctioned Rs.25 crore (Rs.250 million) for the district secretariat building, Rs.3 crore for residential buildings, Rs.5 crore for a mini stadium, Rs.2 crore for a school building, Rs.7 crore for a district hospital and Rs.3 crore for horticulture development among others.

Tuki also appreciated the contributions of state Education Minister Tapang Taloh for the creation of the district.

On his part, Taloh said the new district would fulfil a long cherished dream of the Adi community of the state.

Leave a Reply

Please enter your comment!

The opinions, views, and thoughts expressed by the readers and those providing comments are theirs alone and do not reflect the opinions of www.mangalorean.com or any employee thereof. www.mangalorean.com is not responsible for the accuracy of any of the information supplied by the readers. Responsibility for the content of comments belongs to the commenter alone.  

We request the readers to refrain from posting defamatory, inflammatory comments and not indulge in personal attacks. However, it is obligatory on the part of www.mangalorean.com to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments to the concerned authorities upon their request.

Hence we request all our readers to help us to delete comments that do not follow these guidelines by informing us at  info@mangalorean.com. Lets work together to keep the comments clean and worthful, thereby make a difference in the community.

Please enter your name here