New Delhi: Union Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri on Friday assured to allocate necessary funds for all the development projects being undertaken by the Itanagar Municipal Corporation (IMC) in the Itanagar Capital Region (ICR).

Puri’s assurance came following the submission of a representation over the same by IMC mayor Tame Phassang who called on the former at his office here.

While submitting the representation, Phassang briefed the minister on the major projects proposed by the IMC and sought funds for the construction of a solid waste management plant, proper drainage system, multi-level car parking in various locations of the ICR among others.

During the discussion, Phassang informed the minister that Itanagar being the capital city of Arunachal requires several infrastructures to boost its economy.

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“All the proposed infrastructures of the IMC are employment-generating ones and it would not only help the unemployed youths but also generate revenue for the IMC,” the mayor said.

While responding to the representation, minister Puri appreciated team IMC for its efforts and assured to allocate necessary funds for the proposed projects and overall development of the ICR and state as a whole.

He also appreciated the team for being the voice of its people and bringing their grievances to the ministry.

The union minister also appreciated the state government headed by chief minister Pema Khandu for implementing various developmental projects successfully in the state. Puri also assured to visit Arunachal Pradesh soon.



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