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Vijaynagar has huge tourism potential: Arunachal Pradesh CM

Press Trust of India  |  Itanagar 

The remote circle in district has huge tourism potential, Arunachal Pradesh has said.

Khandu reached Vijaynagar, which is surrounded on three sides by and the other side by vast swathe of thick forest of on Friday as part of the 'Arunachal Rising Campaign'.

Addressing a public function on Friday, he said has huge tourism potential owing to its scenic beauty and also scope for horticulture and agriculture activities.

"The potentials have been hampered by lack of proper surface and air communication ..." the said.

He said the 156-km Miao-road would be taken up on priority in the coming days, a CMO release said.

The said a 70 would be constructed besides the existing on the 32-km motorable road from Miao, which gets cut off during monsoon.

For air connectivity to Vijaynagar, Khandu said he would ask the Centre to expedite work on advanced landing ground (ALG) and said that it would soon be connected with other six ALGs in the state under CM connectivity scheme.

The chief minister said that the has approved scheduled tribe status to the Yobin community and has been issuing ST certificates.

He gave away ST certificates to two Yobin community members on the occasion.

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First Published: Sat, December 08 2018. 11:25 IST