Woman ZPC for Siang
ITANAGAR, Oct 9: The draw of lots for reservation of seats for women for Zilla Parishad
Chairperson was held on 9 October at SIRD, Itanagar wherein the seat has been determined
in favour of Siang Zilla Parishad. The other two districts to take part in the draw
of lots of were Kra Daadi, Siang & Namsai.
APIC impose penalty
ITANAGAR, Oct 9: The Arunachal Pradesh Information Commission (APIC) has imposed
penalty of Rs 11,250/- under RTI Act, 2005 on PIO/EE, PWD, Seppa Division, East Kameng
district for deliberately defying its order for a complaint made by one Lala Bayang.
The PIO has been directed to appear before the Commission on 26th Nov 2015 with deposited
copy of the challan.
The commission further directed that in case of failure to comply with the order,
arrest warrant will be issued against the PIO.
Gapak inducted to IFS
ITANAGAR, Oct 9: Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of
India, has inducted Tapu Gapak, a 1987-89 batch state forest service officer, in
the Indian Forest Service (AGMUT cadre) by a notification issued on October 7.
He is currently serving as Deputy Conservator of Forest, PCCF office.
Four trucks seized for lifting quarry
ROING, Oct 9: Acting against illegal mining in Lower Dibang Valley district, the
department of Geology & Mining have seized four trucks for lifting quarry from Khando/Samak
Nallah, which is not a government notified quarry.
The department also realized an amount of Rs 26,300 as penalty from the truck owners
and deposited the amount to the government account, informed AMDO Bredenso Yun.
The district administration has further banned lifting of quarry from Khando/Samak
Nallah till further order and directed that mining materials will only be lifted
from notified government quarry. (DIPRO)
Committee review UTPs
ITANAGAR, Oct 9: During a visit to the sub-jail at Khonsa, where there are 50 Under
Trial Prisoners (UTP) lodged, members of the UTP Committee consisting of the Deputy
Commissioner, Superintendent of Police and Member Secretary of UTRC-cum- Magistrate
First Class found that there are two UTPs who are not able to furnish bail owing
to poverty. Three under trials are entitled to benefit under section 436 A of CrPC.
One UTP has been granted bail. The committee further found that two UTPs have offences
which are compoundable.
Meanwhile, the members of the under trials review committee meeting of Tirap district
was held in DC's conference hall on Oct 6. (DIPRO)
12-member rubber grower team leaves for exposure visit
ITANAGAR, Oct 9: A 12-member team of rubber growers of Arunachal Pradesh today left
Itanagar for exposure tour to Kerala under the scheme 'Shastradarshan' of Rubber
Board of India (RBI) which was supported by the department of Trade and Commerce
of the state Govt.
The team members drawn from various rubber growing districts of the state will visit
Rubber Plantations by various Self Help Groups and processing units in Kerala during
its 10 days exposure tour.
Addressing the flagging off ceremony held at RBI Regional Office here, Director,
Trade and Commerce, Tokong Pertin has advised the rubber growers to learn the techniques
being followed in Kerala and adopt the practices in Arunachal Pradesh so that the
others can learn from them.
This program was chalked out during the visit of Anil Kumar, Additional Rubber Production
Commissioner to Arunachal Pradesh and Rubber Board of India (RBI) had sanctioned
this programme as a special gesture to state Govt. Pertin also showered praises
on RBI as it has sanctioned Field Officers and posted technical staff to Namsai,
Roing, Ruksin, Pasighat, Naharlagun and a RBI regional office to attend technical
requirement of rubber cultivation.
Among, others, Kuruvila Joseph, Development Officer and Summi Doye Jamoh, Field Officer,
RBI regional office, and S. Modi, Dy. Director, Trade and Commerce, also spoke on
Smart Class launched in Daporijo
Daporijo, Oct 9: The Government Middle School, Police Colony, Daporijo saw the launch
of first ever computerized smart class programme in the district, in the presence
of Deputy Commissioner Komkar Dulom, DDSE S. T. Zara, Commandant (CRPF) 138 BN, Daporijo,
BEOs, teachers and students of the school. During the programme, a demonstration
of smart class was given through the visual teaching of a simple science concept.
The DC, speaking on the occasion, congratulated the students on being the first to
benefit from the smart class and hoped that it would be useful in teaching difficult
concepts so that students understood and remembered it with the use of visual medium.
Saying that this was just a beginning in the introduction of smart class in the district,
he explained the benefits of smart class and outlined plans for its expansion to
other schools in the area.
The DC made the teachers and students of the school responsible for taking care of
the equipment provided for the smart class and advised them on the correct use of
technology. He also informed about the 'Green Daporijo' plantation drive to be launched
in the coming year and called for the active participation of all in the campaign.
The Commandant (CRPF) expressed his happiness over introduction of modern technology
in classroom teaching and advised students to take full advantage of it. DIPRO
Training on organic farming
ROING, Oct 9: The first phase of the Organic Farming School, a venture of the Agriculture
department, under the Saansad Aadarsh Gram Yojana (SAGY) was conducted at Kera-aa
Ati under Mayu-II GP here today.
Resource persons ADO Nasiya Mena and SMS KVK V.K. Pandey gave practical demonstrations
on preparation of soil and sowing of seedlings in proper way during the programme.
The trainees were also taught about techniques and requirements of different vegetable
"This farming school venture is divided into different phases, starting from today's
seed sowing to harvesting of the product", said Mena. The next phase of the training
will be conducted on transplantation of the saplings of different vegetable varieties,
as soon as the seeds sprout into saplings, she further informed.
The programme ended with distribution of variety seedlings to the trainees.
Meanwhile, General Secretary of the Kera-aa Ati Welfare Committee (KWC) Hapi Mene
informed that this farming school programme is being conducted to encourage kitchen
gardening under the SAGY.
Last month, the Regional Centre of Organic Farming, Imphal, Department of Agriculture
and Cooperation, Government of India, had also conducted a one-day farmers training
programme at the village under the SAGY, with an objective to motivate farmers to
adopt organic farming to develop the Village Panchayat as a Model Organic Village
in the state.
Farmers participate in sensitization prog.
Roing, Oct 9: In all 12 progressive farmers including farm women took part in a
KVK, Lower Dibang Valley organized community sensitization programme under 'Mera
Gaon Mera Gaurav' at Rukmo village here today.
Senior Scientist and KVK Head, Dr. T J Rameesha spoke about Mera Gaon Mera Gaurav
programme and urged farmers to cooperate with the KVK for its effective implementation.
College of Fisheries, Mangalore, Associate Professor, Dr. AT Ramachandra Naik informed
the farmers about the benefits of adopting cost effective innovative technologies
such as integrated farming, composite fish culture, polyculture of carps and prawns
and ornamental fish rearing as a source of income.
SMS (Agronomy) emphasized on farm mechanization for drudgery reduction of farm women
involved in agriculture while, SMS (Animal Science) stressed on the need to adopt
livestock- based fish farming to reduce operational cost with higher production and
SMS (Fisheries) also stressed upon fish pond management and flood control measures
to be adopted for avoiding huge economic losses.
Speaker should accept all
15 resignations: UOAP
ITANAGAR, Oct 9: Saying that the exit of the two MLAs, Gabriel D Wansgu of Kanubari
and Wanglam Sawin of Khonsa East, from State Legislative Assembly is unconstitutional
and unwarranted; the United Organization of Arunachal Pradesh has demanded that the
Speaker accept the remaining resignation letters tendered by 15 other MLAs.
The representation which it served to the Governor, reads, "the statute is very well
settled that any resignation from a legislator is to be from free will and consent
and as per the Article 190(3)(b) of the Constitution of India, the resignation should
Upgrade Pakke Kessang to ADC (Ind) HQs: Union
ITANAGAR, Oct 9: The All Pakke-Kessang Pijeriang Dissing-Passo Seijosa Students'
Union (APPDSSU) has demanded up-gradation of the EAC headquarters at Pakke Kesang
to ADC HQs (Independent). The union served a memorandum to the Chief Minister in
It reasoned that the general public is facing lots of hardships in terms of administrative
workload exigencies as people have to travel to Seppa to get the works done.
Rape incident condemned
ITANAGR, Oct 9: The All East Kameng Students' Union (AEKSU) has demanded exemplary
punishment for the rape accused, Logo Singhi, of a five year old girl at Seppa.
In its representation to the SP, East Kameng, it said that the culprit be awarded
with exemplary punishment so that such incidents do not repeat.
ASI no more
ITANAGAR, Oct 9: Gangte Karung of Leel village, Kurung Kumey district had died on
Oct 8, at North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health and Medical Sciences,
Gangte Karung was serving as an Assistant Sub Inspector in APP and posted at Gumto
Check gate. He is survived by his wife, three sons and a daughter.
Deeply mourning his sudden demise, the Gangte Young Star Society for Educational
Development (GYSED) has extended heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family and
prayed for the eternal peace of the departed soul.
Meet on FDR
YUPIA, Oct 9: District Level Executive Meeting of Disaster Management Department
of Papum Pare District was conducted here under the chairmanship of DC Tai Kaye on
Friday regarding FDR schemes received from various engineering department and public
for examination and recommendations.
After threadbare discussion the Executive Committee decided to recommend four FDR
schemes received from EE (PWD) Doimukh Division to Directorate of Disaster Management
for consideration. All the individual FDR schemes submitted by the public were asked
to forward it to the administrative officers of the concerned areas for proper verification,
authentication and recommendation to District Level Executive Committee for further
course of action. In the meeting it was also decided not to entertain individual
FDR cases or Schemes for consideration in District Level Executive Meeting as per
the direction of higher authorities.
Preetha Menon, DDMO, Papum Pare and all Executive Committee members, EE PWD, WRD
and AE (RWD) were present in the meeting. DIPRO
ASI on Arunachal talent hunt
ITANAGAR: A two-member team from Army Sports Institute (ASI), Pune will visit Arunachal
Pradesh to scout for talents in seven sports disciplines including Archery, Athletic,
Boxing, Diving, Fencing, Weightlifting and Wrestling during November-December-2015
and in the month of March-April-2016.
This was decided at a meeting between Daniel Teli, Jt. Secretary of Arunachal Olympic
Association (AOA) with Colonel PS Cheema, Commandant, Army Sports Institute (ASI),
The Army Sports Institute is the Asia's second best Sport Institution with world
class facilities for the seven sports disciplines and has produced lot of Olympians.
In weightlifting, Arunachal Pradesh has highest representatives with seven lifters
Weightlifters and Wrestlers admitted in ASI, Pune in 2009 has been bringing laurels
from regional, national and international championships.
The Army in honour of achievements by Arunachalees has recruited Kojum Taba as Junior
Commission Officer, Yukar Sibi and Sorom Hitlar Tagru as Havaldars.
The All Chambang Area Youth Forum (ACAYF) has expressed disappointment that the landslide
ravaged roads from Dare to Chambang and from Bokam to Chambang hasn't been repaired
till now. It warned of launching democratic movement against the concern department
and the PRI leaders if they fail to initiate any action to repair the damage.