Union Minister calls on the Governor

Union Minister of Earth Sciences Shri Kiren Rijiju called on the Governor of Arunachal Pradesh Lt. KT Parnaik, PVSM, UYSM, YSM (Retd.) at Raj Bhavan, Itanagar on 16th September 2023. They discussed developmental initiatives applying the latest accomplishment in science and technology.

The Governor emphasized on using satellite data for enhancing agricultural and horticultural productions, monitoring progress in infrastructural development, including roads, observing areas prone to landslides and floods. He requested the Union Minister for Earth Sciences to assist and facilitate the State Government providing real time data.

The Governor informed that many places in the State are frequently affected by heavy rains, thunderstorms, cyclonic wind, hailstorms, cloudburst and floods. He suggested for an observation centre in the State to share information and technologies of the earth system science for socio-economic benefit of the society.

The Governor also suggested for carrying out geophysical exploration for providing critical new information regarding the subsurface geology and mineral deposit in the State.

The Union Minister was very positive and forthcoming to provide needed assistance to the State on his behalf.   

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