New Arunachal Pradesh CM Takes Charge, Spells Out Priorities

Kalikho Pul convened an emergency meeting with top bureaucrats at his office, minutes after being sworn in as the eighth CM of the state yesterday.

Published: 20th February 2016 04:06 PM  |   Last Updated: 20th February 2016 04:55 PM   |  A+A-


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ITANAGAR: Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Kalikho Pul convened an emergency meeting with top bureaucrats at his office, minutes after being sworn in as the eighth chief minister of the state yesterday.

Putting forward his priorities and vision before Chief Secretary Ramesh Negi, Principal Secretary (Home) Dharmendra Sharma, Principal Secretary (Finance) Satya Gopal Sinha, DGP S Nithiyanandam, Commissioner to CM Hage Kojeen, Secretary personnel, DC and SP Capital, the Chief Minister issued strict directives to ensure that there was no breach of law and order in the state, particularly in capital area.

He made it amply clear that lawlessness in the state would not be tolerated, an official communique said here today.

"Maintenance of law and order, curbing corruption, effective fiscal management and concrete development in all fronts by ensuring transparency and accountability will be my government’s top agenda," he asserted.

He further called for a strong work force and collective effort to take the state to newer heights. Seeking their cooperation in uprooting the evil menace of corruption, Pul said that effective and efficient financial management with utmost priority towards transparency and accountability, judicious utilization of development fund would be his ultimate and prime agenda so that the fruits of development are equitably distributed to every citizen of the state.

He also emphasized on paying due attention towards health and education and said that these prime social sectors need to be thoroughly overhauled to secure the society and the future of the state.

The discussion also touched various other sectors too, the communique informed. Pul would hold another meeting with all the commissioners and secretaries including DGP tomorrow, the communique added.

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