Itanagar, Sep 12: Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Thursday visited Balemu in West Kemang district of the state, and assured all support of his Government for the development of the town.
Mr Khandu, was accompanied by Dirang MLA Phurpa Tsering and Lumla legislator Jambey Tashi.
During a public meeting held at Buddhist Monastery, the CM said that the town being located near the Arunachal-Assam border, the administrative headquarters of Circle Office in Balemu has been upgraded to Extra Assistant Commissioner (EAC) office to strengthen the administration.
He further said Balemu has great opportunity for Agriculture and Horticulture activities and promised to take up shortage of water issue as a top priority.
Responding to a public memorandum, the CM assured to upgrade the Government Middle School of Balemu to Secondary level by next academic session.
He also encouraged the spirit of competitiveness when applying for Government job informing that his Government has brought reforms to stop corrupt practices in the recruitment process.
The CM further said the Government is focusing on education and informed that teacher shortage and subject teachers shortage will be met. (UNI)