Arunachal Pradesh: CM calls for good planning to harness natural resources
ITANAGAR, November 14: Pema Khandu, the Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh has stressed on the importance of good planning to harness the vast natural resources in the state.
"Though the state has abundant natural resources but due to poor planning we are still unable to tap these resources to our advantage," Khandu said at a function organized by Integrated Mountain Initiative (IMI) and Sustainable Development Forum of Arunachal Pradesh (SDFA).
Khandu also pointed out the need for strong political will to bring about a desired change for programmes and policies in a holistic way. Khandu also said that there was a big gap in understanding sustainable activities in the region till date but was optimistic that with the formation of IMI, such issues would be resolved soon. He invited the IMI to educate government officers and the youth through seminars, to do in depth research.
On the occasion, Head of State Horticulture Research and Development Institute Egam Basar also highlighted in detail the activities to be taken up under the proposed Arunachal Pradesh Bio-Resource Development Mission.
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