Arunachal: MP Gao visits Flood-affected areas in Subbung; Sanctions Fund for Development

MP Tapir Gao

Arunachal Pradesh’s Member of Parliament Tapir Gao visited Subbung-Subsing to take stock of the flood affected areas caused due to incessant rainfall. He was accompanied by Siang MLA Ojing Tasing along with District President Tapang Tamut.

In his visit he urged the concerned department to prepare the flood damage report and submit it to the state government immediately.

The MP sanctioned Rs 10 lakh from his local area development fund for the construction of a temporary log bridge over Subbung river for the movement of light motor vehicles until a permanent bridge is constructed. He asked the PWD executive engineer to expedite the construction of the log bridge.

MP Tapir Gao said that he will give priority to the construction of an RCC bridge over the Subbung river as well as restoration of the Subbung hydroelectric plant.

The MP further provided Rs 1 lakh to the village committee, which constructed a temporary hanging bridge over Subbung river and Rs 50,000 for the Gaon Buras of Doggong Banggo from his local area development fund.

MLA Tasing assured the villagers of constructing a RCC bridge over Subbung within a year. He said that preliminary works, such as the design of the bridge are being prepared. The MLA urged Gao to patronize the construction and restoration of the proposed RCC bridge and the Subbung hydel plant.

He also said that relief must be distributed to the affected families without any discrimination.


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