Arunachal Pradesh Governor BD Mishra urged Union MoS for Environment, Forest & Climate Change Kumar Choubey to help Arunachal Pradesh in “promoting forest areas and in afforestation programmes to recover the green cover of jhum cultivated areas.”
Union minister Choubey called on Governor BD Mishra on Thursday.
During the meeting, Mishra requested for special assistance in maintaining the exotic flora and fauna of the state in a planned manner. He also shared his concern for the welfare of the forest guards of wildlife sanctuaries.
Informing that the state government has efficiently implemented schemes under the National Food Security Act, the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana and the Antyodaya Anna Yojana in the wake of the Covid pandemic, Mishra requested Choubey, who is also the MoS for consumer affairs, food & public distribution, to enhance the foodgrain allocation for the state, and spoke about the challenges in the implementation process.
The union minister assured the governor that he would take up the issues and explore ways to expeditiously address them.
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