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Nyishi Heritage Village: Khandu assures additional fund

TAP | Updated: June 17, 2017

ITANAGAR, Jun 17: The much hyped Nyishi Heritage Village at Hoj will soon see the light of the day with Chief Minister Pema Khandu assuring to release an additional funds of Rs 3.6 crore within this financial year.

The assurance from the chief minister came during a meeting which was held here on Friday last to discuss the 5-point charter demands of the Nyishi Elite Society (NES).

The NES had recently served an ultimatum to government in this regard.

While informing that an amount of Rs 2 crore has already been parked with the PWD (Western Zone) for creation of the heritage village, Khandu further informed the NES delegation that administrative approval for creation of Pakke Kesang district has also already been accorded by the government.

In terms of creation of Kamle (Kamla) district as announced by the chief minister himself on February 06 last at Raga, Khandu assured to bring the bill for creation of the district in the next session of the legislative assembly and called upon the NES to assist the government in building consensus for creation of the district.

Responding to the demand of creation of a bridge over Kumey River, the chief minister further assured to provide an amount of Rs 5 crore from the Social and Infrastructure Development Fund (SIDF) for the same.

For creation of Tali road, Khandu stated that he would instruct the chief engineer of the department concerned to keep the road thorough till the bridge point.

The remaining portion of the road from the bridge point to Tali ADC headquarters would be taken up after completion of the bridge, Khandu said.

For creation of Itanagar-Golloso-Tarasso-Seiiosa road connecting Papum Pare and East Kameng districts, the house decided that a survey and investigation would be conducted in a time bound manner.

Accordingly the PWD western zone chief engineer was instructed to place requisition of funds for the survey and investigation works. It was informed that the work for the said stretch of road would start during this financial year, a press release informed here on Saturday.