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Home Minister Amit Shah to be on two-day visit to Arunachal Pradesh from Monday

Union Home Minister and Minister of Cooperation Amit Shah will be on a two-day visit to Arunachal Pradesh from Monday. On the first day of his visit, he will launch the ‘Vibrant Villages Programme’ in Kibithoo, a border village in the Anjaw district of Arunachal Pradesh.

Union Home Minister will also inaugurate nine Micro Hydel Projects of the Arunachal Pradesh government constructed under the “Golden Jubilee Border Illumination Programme” in Kibithoo. These electricity projects will empower people living in border villages.

Under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the government has approved the ‘Vibrant Villages Programme’ with central components of forty eighty hundred crore rupees including 25 hundred crore rupees exclusively for road connectivity for the Financial Years 2022-23 to 2025-26.

Under the Programme, 2967 villages in 46 blocks of 19 districts abutting the northern border in the states of Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim, Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh and the Union Territories of Ladakh have been identified for comprehensive development.

In the first phase, 662 villages have been identified for priority coverage, which includes 455 villages in Arunachal Pradesh.

The Union Home Minister will also inaugurate Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) projects to augment infrastructure at Likabali (Arunachal Pradesh), Chapra (Bihar), Nooranad (Kerala) and Vishakapatnam (Andhra Pradesh). He will also interact with ITBP personnel at Kibithoo.

An exhibition of the products made by women members of Self-Help Groups of border districts will also be organized.

Mr. Shah will visit exhibition stalls to acquaint with and appreciate the efforts of women of border villages. On 11th April, the Union Home Minister will visit Namti field and pay homage at the Walong War Memorial.

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