Development of border areas top priority: Union Minister

The Union Minister for Rural Development, Panchayati Raj, Drinking Water & Sanitation and Urban Development, Shri Narendra Singh Tomar addressing at the launch of the Swachh Sarvekshan (Gramin)- 2017, in New Delhi on August 08, 2017.

, Apr 12: Union and Farmers Welfare Minister Narendra Singh Tomar Wednesday visited the country's last border village Dungti on eastern Ladakh sector under the Vibrant Village Program of the Government of .

During the public interaction Tomar said that the Government of India prioritized the development of border areas and equipped every village with basic facilities and modern .

“The border villages of the country are generally known as the last villages, but under the vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, these villages are the first priority of the Government of India for development,” Tomar said while interacting with the villagers.

He said that the aim of the union government is to give benefits of all the schemes of the center while providing facilities to the people of remote areas.

Union Minister Tomar also visited Indo Tibet Border Police (ITBP) post in Dungti, where he interacted with the officers and jawans and encouraged them.

MP Tsering Namgyal and DIG Ranveer Singh were also present on the occasion.