Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Pema Khandu. Credit: File Image

ITANAGAR: Chief minister Pema Khandu said that his government will take all possible measures for the welfare of its employees and all the demands that they have put forward would be gradually fulfilled.

“The employees are like the engine of the government and if they fail, the whole machinery will fail. I understand that the government employees have the desire to perform, so as long as I am in the chair, I will provide the right kind of leadership so that everyone can give their best,” said Khandu who was addressing an interactive session with the government employees of the civil secretariat and directorate’s office here.

The chief minister said the objective of the interactive session was to thank the government employees for their yeoman service and to accord due recognition to them.

Accordingly, he handed over letter of appreciation including cash prizes to 99 awardees that comprised of government employees from different departments and civil secretariat in recognition of their meritorious service to the Government of Arunachal Pradesh.

The chief minister further urged the employees for their cooperation in building a better system. He said people and youths of the state have lots of expectations from the government and its employees and urged the employees to reciprocate equally

The chief minister on the occasion also elaborated the measures taken by the state government for its employees such as tough location allowance, enhancement of retirement age, implementation of 7th Central Pay Commission and other welfare initiatives.

Earlier, the chief minister launched the execution of satellite based monitoring and geo-tagging portal for all projects executed under the State government and laid foundation for the Zen Garden at Civil Secretariat.

Congratulating the departments of finance and planning and remote sensing for successful execution of the project, he said satellite monitoring would bring transparency, better accountability, check corruption and enable effective quick decision-making.

Chief secretary Satya Gopal in his welcome note called upon all the government employees to work tirelessly in public interest until the goal of inclusive growth and development is achieved.

Among others Cabinet ministers Bamang Felix and Kamlung Mossang and DGP S B K Singh were present on the occasion.

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