Chief Minister Kalikho Pul called on Minister of State for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Dr Mahesh Sharma on Thursday to discuss on ways to develop tourism in the state.
Unveiling his plan, the CM proposed to develop the circuit from the entry points along Assam-Arunachal border upto the tourist destination.
CM informed that state government is making efforts to make easily available inner-line permits (ILP) and the restricted area permit (RAP). For that to achieve, he informed that entry check gate at the state’s border will have provision to issue the permits “on-arrival”.
Pul further informed that proposed tourist circuits would provide wayside amenities at every 50-60 km points with all facilities to assist the travellers.
The CM requested to expedite the process of connecting and improving helicopter services for all the district headquarters.
Pul requested the minister for one-time waiver of all pending dues for helicopter service in Arunachal, to which the minister agreed to consider it.