ITANAGAR, Jul 15: Appalled by various contentious issues in East Kameng district, the East Kameng Social Welfare and Cultural Organisation (EKSWCO) on Saturday resolved to create a roadmap to improve education and communications in the district.
Highlighting a few instances like the proposed establishment of Rama Krishna Mission School at Lumdung, deteriorating Seppa-Chayang Tajo road, law and order issues, and poor performance of the district in recently concluded All India Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (AISSCE) 2017, the EKSWCO resolved to approach higher authorities on all the matters.
Attending the meeting, Parliamentary Secretary Panchayati Raj and Rural Development and IPR, Mama Natung briefed on the current status of proposed Rama Krishna Mission School at Lumdung.
He added that the respective legislators of Tawang and West Kameng districts have contributed Rs 5 lakh each for the infrastructural development of the school.
“Chief Minister Pema Khandu has been cooperative since the beginning and under his initiation, the state government has released corpus fund and infrastructural fund of Rs 12.5 crore”, Natung informed.
EKSWCO lauded Chief Minister Pema Khandu and legislators of Tawang and West Kameng districts for their contributions, and further resolved to appeal to Western Parliamentarian cum MoS Home Kiren Rijiju to allocate fund from his MP LAD fund for the development of RK Mission School.
It also asked legislators of East Kameng district, excluding local MLA Mama Natung, to contribute Rs 10 lakhs each from their MLA LAD fund for the development of the said school.
The EKSWCO further categorized its members, ranging from businessmen and public leaders to government officers for contribution of infrastructural development of Rama Krishna Mission School and VKV Chayang Tajo.
On deteriorating Seppa-Chayang Tajo road, the district parental organization resolved to constitute a technical committee or monitoring committee to ensure quality work.
Observing that the district is crippled by shortage of government officers, the ESKWCO further entrusted respective legislators of East Kameng district to initiate immediate posting of administrative officers, including regular Superintendent of Police with the state government.
Also condemning the shooting incident at Naharlagun in the strongest term, where persons from the district were allegedly involved, the ESKWCO urged the law enforcing authority to give exemplary punishment to them under appropriate sections of law.
The organisation also extended condolences on the loss of 14 lives in Laptap village. It also appealed to the authority to provide relief to flood affected villagers of Ngoleko village under Passa circle in the district.