Highlighting the various achievements of the government, he informed that to make
qualitative and quantitative improvements in the education sector, the government
made vigorous efforts for streamlining Mid-day Meal Programme with the result that
there has been a considerable fall in the drop-out rate.
''An amount of Rs ten crore has been earmarked for purchasing school books from NCERT
for subsequent free distribution among the poor and needy students,'' he added. A
national Institute of Technology (NIT) has been sanctioned in the state and would
start functioning with the academic year 2010-11. A giant step has been taken to
bridge physical distance education by commissioning the EDUSAT project, setting up
50 Satellite Interactive Terminals at various locations, he informed.
''The government has allotted 34,800 mega watt worth of hydro- power potential sites
to various power developers besides adopting Rehabilitation and Resettlement Policy
which will address the issue of displacement of local inhabitants in and around project
site,'' he explained.
Stressing on the need to adopt a more commercial approach towards agriculture by
increasing the area under cash crops and also through location specific crop production
and better marketing support, the governor said double cropping scheme needed to
be vigorously introduced in all districts of the state.
About 32, 735 households in the state were provided employment under the National
Rural Employment Gurantee Scheme, which was extended to all the districts this year
and under the Pradhan Mantri Employment Guarantee Programme, the state was able to
achieve cent per cent result, he elaborated.
The Governor also highlighted the achievements in the power, IT, Panchayats, infrastructural
development and tourism sectors.
The state government also conferred state awards to 25 persons for their meritorious
services on the occasion. UNI
List of awardees on R-Day
1. Tasi Jerang: Farmer, Bilat-Bamin, Pasighat
2. Ipi Basar: Nyigam Village, West Siang District
3. K. C. Dhimole: CEO, ARRDA
4. Tashi Khandu
5. Lobsang Yeshi: EE, PWD (WZ)
1. Tsering Dorjai: 38th Bn, SSB, Tawang
2. B.S. Mahra: Deputy Supdt. of Police (SDPO), Itanagar
3. Make Bui: Inspector (OCPS), Itanagar.
4. Duto Bagra: Sub-Inspector Police Station, Itanagar
5. Dr. B.C. Sarma: DDHS, Pasighat
6. B. K. Ghosh Dostidar: (Tax Payer)
1. Tab Techi: Inspector of Police, Lower Subansiri District, Ziro
2. Chukhu Nanu Bui: Inspector of Police, Itanagar
3. Giridhari Prasad: JE, (Electrical), Pasighat
4. Subrata Saha: Dy. General Manager(Electrical), RHEP, NEEPCO Ltd., Yazali
5. Tanya Taji: Sr. Manager(Electrical), RHEP, NEEPCO Ltd., Yazali
6. Lod Tari: Sub Inspector, APP, Mahadevpur, Lohit District
7. Toko Babu: EAC, Yupia
8. Ashim Bhomick: JE, O/o SE, Naharlagun Circle, PWD, Naharlagun
9. Kalyan Dutta: JE, PWD, Capital Division ‘A’, Itanagar.
10. Jayanta Chakraborty: X-ray Generator Mechanic, O/o DDHS, Pasighat
11. MS- 15284 M Capt. Ashutosh Ratnam: HQ 14 Border Roads Task Force
12. Thupten Tsewang: G. B. of Khinmey, Tawang.
13. Simpha Wangsa
14. Bokar Basar: ADC, Itanagar
Power developers asked to maintain time frame
ITANAGAR, Jan 27: Arunachal Pradesh is passing through a historical phase of development,
which will be written in golden letters and you are fortunate to being the member
of Team Arunachal during this period, said Arunachal Pradesh Governor Gen JJ Singh,
while participating in the 2nd review meeting with Power developers here today.
The vibrate momentum and vigorous effort by the State government in completing the
railways, roads, airfield and other infrastructure will definite transform the state
into a developed one. He added, development of Arunachal Pradesh will go a long way
in the development of the country.
Dwelling in length on the power initiatives of the state, Gen Singh exhorted the
developers to maintain time frame in completion of their projects. Agreeing with
the chief Minister, he said, the state has the right to invoke penalty clause against
Stating that we have to be conscious of the fact that the development should not
come at the cost of the traditional rights of the local communities, Governor stressed
on Corporate Social Responsibility. The developers should also do sufficient ground-work
and build a reputation for themselves through entry-point activities before actually
starting the project. Suggesting educational and health care initiatives, he said,
acceptance of local community is very important for success of the project. You have
to instill a general feeling amongst the denizens that the projects are for their
Citing successful Uri power project of Jammu and Kashmir due to engagement of local
people, he added, I strongly recommend for providing more employment opportunities
to the Arunachalees. In his address, Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu informed that
to expedite the official procedure in getting clearances of the projects at the shortage
period, single window policy has been adopted. He also assured all necessary security
to the Power Developers, if at all it is required in the State, provided that they
write to the State government and for removing of all bottlenecks, including land
Taking serious note of some Power Developers who are not maintaining the time frame
in completion of their projects, Khandu said, we will invoke penalty clause against
this firms. In case if required, we may give the project to other developers. And
also we will not allow the developers to give their projects to other at their own,
Stressing on job opportunity for indigenous people in the power projects, the Chief
Minister said, if this take care and affected people are benefited, there can be
no problem from the people.
Chief Minister stressed on spot verification of phases of development by the concerned
Deputy Commissioners and power officials in the district.
CM also suggested for joint transmission line by the private developers and CPSUs.
Earlier, initiating the review meeting, Principal Secretary Power & Coordination
Dr. Hari Krishna Paliwal highlighted on the initiatives of State Government in creating
conducive environment for the power developers in taking up their projects at the
earliest. Issues such as transportation, environment, communication and streamlining
of procedures are taken up at all level with concerned ministries and organizations,
including BSNL, civil aviation, Inland waterways authority etc. We are extremely
serious in removing the bottlenecks, he added.
Hydropower Parliamentary Secretary RT Khunjuju, APSPCB chairman, T. Norbu Thongdok,
Chief Secreatary Tabom Bam, hosts of senior officials and representatives of IPPs
and CPSUs attended the inaugural function.
The two-day long review includes power point presentations by the representatives
of IPPs and CPSUs. Twenty-six Independent Power Producers and two CPSUs are taking
part in it. PRO to Governor.
5 arrested on VC assault case, RGUTA demands in-dept investigation
ITANAGAR, Jan 27: Five persons were arrested today in connection with the Rajiv
Gandhi University Vice Chancellor assault case, informed Papum Pare SP to this daily.
During interrogation they confessed their involvement in the case, he added.
Meanwhile, Rajiv Gandhi University Teachers’ Association (RGUTA) in its General Body
Meeting held on January 27 expressed its deepest concern over the incident involving
assault on the Vice-Chancellor at his official residence by some unscrupulous elements
on Jan 25 evening. The union also felt ‘perturbed over the unnecessary implication
of one of its member’s name’ in the incident.
While expressing its deepest anguish and distress over the unfortunate incident,
the association felt that ‘the incident appears to be product of a systematic failure
in the University which could have been avoided.’ The union demanded that the entire
security system of the university be revamped and restructured in order to prevent
recurrence of similar incidents in future.
The association also strongly demanded the concerned authority to conduct an in-depth
investigation into the matter without any bias as to why such ugly incident happened
in the highest institution of learning and find out the circumstances responsible
for it and to come with remedial measures. It further urged upon everybody to rise
above the occasion and shoulder the responsibility of seeking immediate resolution
of the problem in the interest of the University community in particular and the
country as a whole.
Tana Showren clarifies
Meanwhile, Dr Tana Showren, Reader, Dept of History, RGU clarified that his name
had been unnecessarily dragged in to the incident. In a statement today Dr Showren
said that his name was wrongly inflicted in the said incident ‘with sheer intention
of malice towards me’. “I have no any personal grudge with anybody in the University
to warrant me to ask any apology from someone including VC”, he said.
“I strongly refute this allegation which is absolutely baseless and concocted’ he
said, adding “I am absolutely innocent and I have nothing to do with the incident.”
Richo for computerization of Employment Exchanges
ITANAGAR, Jan 27: While observing the dire need of upgrading all the employment exchanges
in the state to provide quick and correct informations to job seekers, Legislator
and Parliamentary Secretary (Land Management, Labour and Employment) Padi Richo urged
Union Ministry of Labour and Employment to set up 100 Skill Development Centers and
atleast five Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) in as many districts of Arunachal
All the employment exchanges should be made well equipped with computerised data
information systems to provide correct and single point access to job/career related
informations to the job seekers, Richo said while addressing a national level meeting
of Labour and Employment Ministers at New Delhi recently.
Employment Exchange which comes under Ministry of Labour and Employment has been
lagging far behind in Arunachal Pradesh as compared to other states due to lack of
IT & non-IT infrastructure, insufficient trained manpower making simple processes
a time consuming one, Richo rued. He urged all the heads of departments, including
those central Govt. departments in Arunachal Pradesh and government owned public
sector enterprises to provide information regarding their job vacancy positions from
time to time to the employment exchanges.
Richo also demanded establishment of a trainer training center, provision of health
and insurance benefit under RSBY to all the labourers, reduction in registration
fee for workers under building and other construction workers welfare board from
Rs 20 to 10. The meeting was chaired by Union Minister of Labour & Employment, Mallikarjun
Checking drive appreciated
ITANAGAR, Jan 27: Nirjuli Market Welfare Committee (NMWC) has appreciated city administration
for carrying out trading license checking drive at Nirjuli.
It is claimed to have found during the checking drive that atleast 130 traders in
Nirjuli market area were running their business without having valid trading licences.
Meanwhile, NMWC asked all the local building owners, who have allotted their premises
on rent to non-local businessmen within Nirjuli, to obtain the necessary trading
licenses from the authority concerned immediately as trading licences are not issued
to the non-locals in Arunachal Preadesh in their own name.
18 houses gutted in Miao, DGP distributes relief
CHANGLANG, Jan 27: 18 dwelling houses were completely gutted in a devastating fire
incident in Police Complex at Miao on January 20. Of this, 15 houses are of IRBn/Police
family and 3 houses are of civilians. About 12 houses of nearby area were partially
damaged. Fire broke out from a kacha house at wee hrs when most of the Police personnel
were on law and order duty at Jairampur and Nampong for Pangsau Pass Winter Festival,
according to an official release.
Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu has expressed his concern and consented to give relief
to the fire victims.
Meanwhile, state Director General of Police Vimla Mehra, IPS, who was on week-long
tour to Changlang district accompanied by Kime Aya, SP, Changlang visited the spot
and met the family members of the fire victims. She emphatically heard the fire victims
and their family members and distributed relief to the police family whose houses
were completely burnt. She lamented accommodation shortage of the police personnel
in the area and entire state, but expressed hope for some improvement in near future.
The DGP visited the Police Stations at Jairampur, Kharsang, Miao and Vijaynagar.
She heard the grievances of the officers and men patiently during Sampark Sabha held
in each Police Station and advised all the officers and men to maintain discipline
and work hard. She had special appreciation for the maintenance of Police Stations,
particularly that of Jairampur and Kharsang. During her tour she visited the Police
land at Nampong and SDPO’s Office Complex at Miao and interacted with the police
family of their wellbeing, the release said.
Presidential Award for Wing commander Mohonto Panging
ITANAGAR, Jan 27: Wing Commander Mohonto Panging from Arunachal Pradesh has been
awarded the Presidential Award -- the Vayu Sena Medal (devotion to Duty) on the
occasion of the 61st Republic Day.
Panging is the first Indian Air Force Officer from Arunachal Pradesh to be awarded
with prestigious Vayu Sena Medal.
For his distinguished service, he has been previously awarded the Chief of Air Staff
Commendation and the Air Officer Commanding-in chief commendation.
He is a fighter pilot of repute with over 3500 hours of flying experience and is
the first officer from the entire North East to Command a Sukhoi-30 fighter squadron.
Son of Bansiram Panging and Rita Panging of Pasighat, he is married to Dr Lung Panging,
daughter of Raising Perme and late Aroti Perme of Pasighat.
Born in Namsing village of East Siang district, he did his primary education from
LP school, Pasighat, Borguli and higher secondary school, Pasighat and completed
his secondary school from Sainik School, Goalpara, Assam.
Mohonto Panging had joined National Defence Academy at Pune and passed out as a senior
appointment in Dec 1988. He joined Air Force Academy at Hyderabad for flying training
and was awarded the Best in Flying Trophy.
He was commissioned as a fighter pilot in Dec 1989, excelled as fighter pilot and
flown the Sukhoi-30 MKI, Jaguar, Mig-29 and Hunter aircraft.
He had undergone several professional flying courses and stood first in all. He
had also undergone defence service command and staff course abroad and stood first
in all disciplines.
R-Day celebrated throughout Arunachal
ITANAGAR, Jan 27: Along with rest of the Nation the 61st Republic Day was celebrated
throughout Arunachal Pradesh in a befitting manner on January 26 last.
At Yupia: The Republic day was celebrated in a befitting manner at general ground,
Yupia. The Deputy Commissioner Papum Pare District Bidol Tayeng unfurled the tricolor
amidst gathering of Head of officers, staffs, Panchayat members, GBs, school children,
villagers, officer and officer and staffs of 31BN ITBP.
In his address Tayeng highlighted the significance of the day. Underscoring various
developmental activities undergoing in the Papum Pare District he said District Headquarter,
Yupia could not be made fully functional due to scarcity of drinking water facility,
but it is likely to improve as State Govt has proposed to sanction Drinking Water
Project in Yupia during current financial year.
Colourful cultural items by different cultural troupes of Yupia, guard of honour
by 31BN ITBP, games and sports, were the attractions of the day. Free Medical Camp
was also conducted by District Medical Office and ITBP where free medical check ups
and medicines were distributed to the patients.
At Doimukh, Parliamentary Secretary (industries) cum local MLA Nabam Rebia unfurled
the national tri-colour amidst mammoth gathering on the occassion.
Exhorting the gathering to make Doimukh, one of the oldest towns of the state, a
model town, Rebia suggested formation of Team Doimukh for all round development.
He appealed the Govt officers and staff to be dutiful and also appealed the people
to work hard for success in life.
All India Qaumi Ekta Committee, Arunachal Pradesh unit also celebrated the 61st Republic
Day at Govt Middle School, Papu Nallah, Naharlagun. School headmaster M M Tiwari
hoisted the tri-colour on the occasion. North East observer of AIQEC Probin Borpatro
Gohain and Mahila observer of AIQUEC Deepa Hazarika were the chief guest and guest
of honour on the occasion. Game and sports and cultural competitions among the school
children were major highlights of the day.
All Arunachal Pradesh Workers Union (AAPWU) also celebrated the R-Day at its head
office here in a befitting manner.
At Koloriang, Remo Kamki, Deputy Commissioner, unfurled the National Flag at the
general ground Koloriang.
In his address, he appealed the people to stand united against those forces which
weaken the unity and integrity of our country. Any dispute should be sorted out amicably
among ourselves, he added.
Other highlights of the day were games and sports, cultural activities and district
level exhibition, organized by the Community Learning and Doing center, Palin. Sponsored
by Agricultural Technology Management Agency, ATMA, Koloriang, the main aim of the
scheme is to encourage the local farmers.
While unfurling the National Flag at Mariyang, Upper Siang on the occasion of Republic
Day, J.K. Panggeng MLA exhorted the people give importance to Health and hygiene.
Proper sanitation with toilet facility have to be developed. The PRIs and the GBs
have to create awarness amongst the people. The Gaon Burrahs should be impartial
and judge the cases on merit. He also emphasized on the preservation of wildlife.
People should go for pisciculture and animal husbandry, he added
At Khonsa, along with the rest of the country 61st Republic Day was celebrated with
Addressing a huge gathering at Khonsa Nehru Stadium, Arunachal Assembly Speaker Wanglin
Lowangdong, while greeting the people said, “along with the rest of the country and
the state, Tirap district has also made a steady progress over the years. But we
cannot afford to rest on our laurels and work harder to catch up with the other more
developed districts of the state. Here, I may say that development does not mean
only construction of roads and buildings. It is the development of people’s outlook
and mindset which is more important. We must come out of the cocoon mindset and compete
with others. The people have to be receptive to the policies of the government and
strive to contribute their best effort in whatever they do.
He further said that our youth cannot remain totally dependent on government alone
for everything. They have to look for new avenues and scopes for which they have
to be well equipped in this world of cut-throat competition.
Expressing displeasure on growing instances of opium addiction among the youth in
the he appealed them to shun this destructive habit and channelize their youthful
energy towards constructive purposes.
A number of measures have been adopted like establishment of a FCI godown at Deomali
and computerization of PDS to ensure food security in the district. But the people
cannot remain dependent on PDS alone and they have to work hard to increase food
production by doing away with the destructive and unproductive Jhum cultivation and
look for other productive and sustainable alternatives.
He informed that the mega Trans-Arunachal Highway Project is beginning to take shape
that will link all the district headquarters in the State.
Earlier, Lowangdong ceremonially unfurled the national tricolour and inspected a
guard of honour presented by Assam Rifles, APP, NCC and Scouts and Guides. Other
highlights of the day included marchpast, PT display, games and sports, cultural
programme and display of exhibition stalls.
Local MLA, Kamthok Lowang, Ex-MLA T. Aboh, DC, SP and other civil and para-military
officers were present during the function. The day was also observed at Longding,
kanubari, Deomali and other Circle headquarters.
At Pasighat, the 61st Republic Day was celebrated with great pomp and show in enthusiastic
manner at the general ground.
The tricolor National Flag was unfurled by the Minister Education Bosiram Siram amidst
mammoth gathering of head of offices, retired officers, public leaders, senior citizens
and general people of Pasighat.
Speaking on the occasion Siram said, Arunachal Pradesh being an integral part of
Indian national mainstream was no less than other states of the country so far its
progress and achievements in all round developments were concerned.
He appealed the local people to extract maximum benefit from the schooling facilities
provided by the government and further stated that education department is working
on evolving a new Education Policy to impart quality education and for which NCERT
authority would be the sole distributor school books and such low cost books could
save government money which could be utilize for other educational infrastructure
Referring to the CoSAAP demands, Siram conveyed his thanks to the present Chief Minister
for sanctioning of 15 months arrears to the employees.
Later, Siram inaugurated the exhibition stalls installed by different departments
like Horticulture, Agriculture, Veterinary, Fishery, Forest and Environment, handloom
and Textiles, Education, Police and Health services etc.
At Ruksin, Sub-divisional officer Y Tayeng unfurled the try-colour at General Ground
on the Republic Day. Apart from games and sports competitions, exhibition stalls
put up by Agriculture, Horticulture, fisheries and handloom were inaugurated by Ruksin
ZPM Tonggeng Panyang. Fire brigade personnel from Jonoi (Assam) were also awarded
commendation certificate and cash prizes by SDO, Ruksin for the excellent service
rendered in Arunachal Pradesh.
At Tezu, 61st Republic day was celebrated in the headquarter and other parts of the
district in a befitting manner. The Tezu Addl. Deputy Commissioner W. Khimhun unfurled
the ceremonial flag as Chief Guest and took salute from contingents representing
ITBP, APP, Scout & Guide , NCC, VKV and various other schools of the district.
Addressing a huge gathering, the Chief Guest highlighting the development activities
take-up by various departments in Lohit district, lauded the contribution of various
government departments, agencies, NGOs and general public. The district exhibits
a unique example of unity in diversity as different community in Tezu and peace &
tranquillity is a hallmark in under taking various developmental activities.
The other highlights of the daylong program included exhibition of stall, presentation
of state awards , patriotic songs and dances , traditional dances by nine communities
, band & PT display, Karate demonstration and games & sports etc.
At Yingkiong in Upper Siang District the Republic Day was celebrated in befitting
manner. At the ceremonial function in the general ground, the national flag was unfurled
by Pawan Kr. Sain, DC Upper Siang in presence of Alo Libang MLA and host of officers
While greeting the people on the occasion, Pawan Kr. Sain said that the state has
made considerable progress in every sphere in spite of long isolation, inhospitality
hilly terrain and resource constrains. But, we have a long way to go to catch up
with other developed states.
He informed that PHC Geku has been upgraded to CHC and the construction work for
health sub centres at Damro and Nyukong are in progress.Rs.5 lacs have been allotted
against 92 village sanitation committees. 97% of targeted population in the district
have been administered IPPI during the last campaign. He informed that a mega health
camp will be organized at Tuting in the first week of February’10.
Under Sarva Shiksa Abhiyan,10 girls toilets have been and construction works of 3
residential schools for girls with hostel facilities at Tuting , Yinkiong and Katan
are under progress and 2 proposals have been approved by the Govt.
Earlier Alo Libang inaugurated the exhibition stalls put up by the different departments.
Cultural progammes, P T display,Games sports etc. were the other highlights of the
At Ziro, Lower Subansiri District DC Sadhana Deori unfurled the national flag at
Subansiri stadium in the presence of Parliamentary Secretary Padi Richo, and general
Public. While Taru Talo, ADC, Yowa Topu, EAC, hoisted the national flags at Raga
and Yachuli ADC Hqs. The National flags were also hoisted at Pistana and Yazali,
Komporijo and Dollungmukh circles. T.Kakki, JT Obi,. hoisted the national flags at
Pistana and Yazali respectively.
Highlighting the achievements of the district of last one year she said, there has
been remarkable and immense progress in all the fields specially in implementing
the flagship programmes of government of India, but we should not be complacent with
these achievements and requested the people to join hands and strive towards progress
and development of the district.
Terming Drug abuse as one of the major deterrent of progress of human society ,she
called upon the NGOs, Civil society, Local institutions and family to play a proactive
role in controlling drug abuse of any form in the district.
The main function was also marked by March Past by APP, School children, cultural
Tableau and a football match between DC-XI vrs MLA-XI, where DC-XI thrashed MLA-XI
4-0 goals. DIPRO
At Bomdila, Unfurling the national tricolor on the auspicious occasion of Republic
Day , Deputy Commissioner Swati Sharma called upon the people to join hands- in-hands
with the government for the all round development of the society. Exhorting the people
to commit themselves for the peace and prosperity of the region, she maintained that,
besides political equality, social and economic equality are of equal importance
and till we attain economic equality, we cannot call ourselves a developed society,
In order to make true the dream of state Governor JJ Singh for a clean, green and
plastic free Arunachal, DC Sharma urged for active participation in the safai abhiyaan
regularly conducted by the District Administration in the district. Though the Public
Distribution System is better organized in the district, computerization of the ration
cards have become a must to weed out the bogus ones in order to streamline its functioning
thereby strengthening the hands of Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu, for the welfare
of the people, especially the ones in the Below Poverty Line.
Other highlights of the day included the march past by the 14 parade contingents
supported by the band troupe of Shanti Deva Vidyalaya, colorful cultural programmes
including a Bhangra dance by the 21- Punjab Regiment, exhibition stalls with a CSD
canteen by the Army and the Band display by the 4- J&K Light Infantry Regiment besides
the field and track events with tug of war between DC XI v/s Public leaders XI and
also between the APP/IRBn v/s Army.
At Tawang, the Republic day was celebrated with great enthusiasm and in a befitting
manner at the General Parade Ground in Tawang. The national flag was unfurled by
the Lumla MLA, Jambey Tashi amidst huge gathering.
While highlighting the achievements made by the state in general and district in
particular, he urged people from all walks of life to work hard. He stressed on dignity
The main programme marked; March Past by the SSB and APP jawans, NCC cadets of GHS
School, Scouts and Guides and Cub Bulbul of various Schools. The Army presented the
Band. DIPRO Tawang
At Roing, Y W Ringu, Deputy Commissioner of Lower Dibang Valley District unfurled
the national flag in the district headquarter at General Play Ground.
Y W Ringu highlighted many developmental works & schemes taken up in the district
which proved that Lower Dibang Valley District is marching ahead with the nation
in the path of progress. To name few of them are 44 Nos of Schemes have been taken
up under MPLADS (Rajya Sabha) amounting to Rs 104.85 Lakhs, 4 Nos schemes under MPLADS
(Lok Sabha) of Rs 6.75 Lakhs, 12 Nos schemes under MLALADS 42-Dambuk A/C of Rs 49
Lakhs, 17 Nos Schemes under MLALADS 43-Roing A/C of Rs 37.15 Lakhs and many more
in various departments which are under progress.
Agriculture Department won the first Prize for the Exhibition Stall, Krishi Vigyan
Kendra Balek got the second Prize and the third Prize was bagged by Agriculture Technology
Management Agency (ATMA). A total of 16 Progressive Farmers from different villages
of the district were awarded for their higher farm production per unit area in agriculture
and allied activities sponsored by ATMA Roing. Prize of various events were also
distributed. Laeta Umbrey, MLA Roing, Chiliko Meto, Zilla Chairperson, Panchayat
Leaders, Public Leaders, HoDs were present besides other spectators in the D-Day.
On the auspicious occasion of Republic Day, Y W Ringu released the Commercial Enterprises
Calendar, Laeta Umbrey, MLA Roing released Audio-CD on Farmer’s Club Programme(NABARD
Sponsored) in Adi Dialect and Chiliko Meto, Zilla Chairperson released Technical
Folder on Farm Mechanization. The above mentioned Technical Literature and Audio
CD were developed by Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Balek, Lower Dibang Valley district. DIPROs
Education awareness campaign
TEZU, Jan 27: The first ever education awareness campaign was organised by the graduate
Mishmi students in Lohit & Anjaw district from Jan 20 to 25 last. The campaign was
organised under the leadership of veteran students leader Bajongso Kri Law student,
Shavin Mam General Secretary, IGG College, Sodyong Kri from RGU, Retemso Manyu of
IGG Collage other senior students from IGG college covered all most all government
HSS and Secondary schools of Lohit & Anjaw district during the campaign period .
The awareness on education, games & sports, social & communal harmony among the neighbours,
protection and guide to immature Mishmi girls from western influence and many other
social evils like opium addiction were laid stressed in the week long awareness campaign.
NRHM tableau bags 1st prize
The tableau displayed by state National Rural Health Mission(NRHM) bagged 1 prize
as the best among the tableaus displayed by various departments on the occasion
of Republic Day at I G Park on January 26. The theme of the tableau was “Institutional
delivery, displaying the benefit of hospital delivery over home delivery.”
Govt Hr Secondary Arunodaya, Itanagar also awarded trophy for the amazing performance
of the scout and guides of the school, particularly formation of pyramid and human
bridge were highly appreciated.
Sarathi &Vahan launched in LDV
ROING, Jan 27: Deputy Commissioner of Lower Dibang Valley district, Y W Ringu has
formally launched the SARATHI and VAHAN transport Project here at National Informatics
Centre recently. The twin project was prepared by the Regional Transport Authority
(RTA) cum District Transport Officer (DTO) with the help of National Informatics
Centre, Roing. Through the launching of this project, the learner’s licence, driving
licence, vehicle registration certificate, fitness certificate and the road permits
will be issued through the computer.
While inaugurating the projects in the midst of the officers & officials, Ringu lauded
DTO, Y. Lombi and District Informatics Officer, Yagru Linggi for their efforts in
making timely and successful launching of the project. Expressing great expectation
from the team of officials from the RTA she exhorted them to be precise in their
entry and recording of data as well as endeavor must be made to educate the public
regarding the new process for filling up of form for obtaining licences in the near
future. She also handed over first computerized learner’s licence and vehicle registration
With this, the Lower Dibang Valley district joins East Kameng, Lohit, West Kameng,
East Siang and Papum Pare districts to have computerization of their licensing process
thus making it foolproof and convenient for maintaining traffic records of the district
as well as benefiting the public with efficient and faster delivery of services,
informed DTO. DIPRO
‘At home’ function at Raj Bhavan
ITANAGAR, Jan 27: Arunachal Pradesh Governor Gen JJ Singh was 'At Home' with distinguished
citizens of Arunachal Pradesh on the lush green lawns of Raj Bhavan here yesterday.
As part of Republic Day celebration, ‘At Home’ make an important feature of the day
The invitees from different walks of life started converging at Raj Bhavan before
the start of the ceremony .
Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu, his cabinet colleagues, senior officials, social workers,
educationists, intellectuals, senior citizens, distinguish achievers, NCC and Scouts
and Guides were present at the function. PRO to Governor.
GB dies at 90
ITANAGAR, Jan 27: Camdir Foundation Trust (CFT) deeply mourned the death of Tana
Leiz Camdir, Gaon Burah of Chardwar under Sonitpur district in Assam yesterday night
at his own residence.
He was 90, and survived by his wife, two sons and three daughters.
Born to Leiz Topu Camdir of Gech village, Mai under Yachuli circle in 1920, Tana
was appointed as compounder, popularly known as Sita Babu during British regime,
and covered areas like Kimin, Doimukh, Sagalee, Yazali, Apatani plateau and North
Lakhimpur. However, he discontinued his service on domestic ground later.
Later on he migrated to then NEFA headquarter for Kameng and Subansiri at Chardwar,
Assam along with his family.
He is being cremated at Bhorali Basti, Chardwar under Sonitpur district in Assam.
His death is a great loss to the Camdir family in particular and society as a whole,
CFT said in a condolence message and conveyed its heartfelt condolence to the bereft
family and prayed to almighty for eternal peace of the departed soul.
Contraceptive update cum dissemination workshop on family planning
ITANAGAR, Jan 27: A one-day Contraceptive Update cum Dissemination Workshop on Family
Planning was organized for DMOs, DRCHOs, Gynecologists, Medical Superintendent and
DPMs of all the districts and District/ General Hospitals at ATI, Naharlagun on Jan
23 by Arunachal Pradesh State Health Society under NRHM, Health & Family Welfare
Services, Arunachal Pradesh. Resource persons Dr. S.K Sikdar, Asstt. Commissioner
(FP), GOI and Dr. Vinay Consultant(FP) were present in the programme.
The programme was inaugurated by Dr K.Nishing, Additional DHS as the chief Guest,
who dealt at length on importance of HMIS and prevention of malaria in this hill
locked state of Arunachal Pradesh.
The resource person Dr S. K discussed the importance of NRHM being a flexi pool and
also importance of planning mechanism right from grass root level i.e. VHSC which
gives exact target based on datas compiled by national level monitoring team. He
apprised that the state is doing very good job in field of Family Planning sector
apart from other programmes under NRHM. He has advocated for development of strong
HMI system in the state health directorate.
Among others, he emphasized to give due importance on appointment of Nodal Officer
for Family Planning ( for planning, implementing, monitoring, Supervising & Evaluating),
constitution of Quality Assurance Committee, Accreditation of Private Hospital, empanelment
of doctors and HR Development Training/ Relocation etc) under central Govt policies.
ITANAGAR, Jan. 27: An awareness campaign programme to preserve natural resources
was organized by Natural Resources and Wild Life Controlling Society of Nakar village
under Mengio circle on 23rd January. Papum Pare deputy commissioner, Bidol Tayeng
attended the programme as chief guest while Jumte Jinni, circle officer of Sagalee
was guest of honour. Forest officials, administrative officers, students, panchayat
and youth leaders, GB’s and general public of Topu, Puyu, Pai and Bada Panchayat
attended the programme. During the day panchayat leaders and GB’s of all Panchayat
took oath not to damage natural resources of area and stop killing of wild animals.
Use of polythene banned in Lower Subansiri
ZIRO, Jan 27: Expressing grave concern over the rampant selling and use of re-cycled
polythene/plastic as carry bags, drinking glasses, bowel, plate etc, by the shopkeepers
and the general public, the Lower Subansiri Deputy Commissioner, Sadhana Deori,
under section 133 and 134 IPC has banned the use of polythene and other such non-biodegradable
plastic products in the entire Lower Subansiri District.
Safe bio-degradable plastic and tissue/paper made products are readily available
in market to re-place the dangerous poly-plastic products but for small effort giving
up the stubborn and imprudent attitude on the part of the users. Throwing these unsafe
products in the public places cause nuisance resulting to death of animals on consumption,
obstructing free flow of drain water, pollution of environment endangering human
and animal life as well as the greens, she observed.
The order further warned of punishment U/S 188 IPC, to persons selling, carrying,
using any non-eco-friendly products within the jurisdiction of Lower Subansiri.
Training on federation management for SHG office bearers
MIAO, Jan 27: Seva Kendra, Miao (NGO) organized training on Federation Management
for SHG office bearers of Miao and Kharsang circles, Changlang district on January
25. Altogether 12 enthusiastic SHG members took active part in the training.
R. K. Paul Chawang (Prog. Coordinator), who was the resource person, spoke on the
concept of Federation Management and explained in detail how formation and successive
running of SHG Federation can become Rural Bank for the rural communities.
Seva Kendra staff led by Bennison animated the training. Participants expressed their
ardent interest in the formation of Federation. Thus, it was discussed that 1 Federation
will comprise of 10 SHGs. Participants expressed their appreciation to Seva Kendra
for take new initiative in encouraging and supporting the Self Help Groups (SHGs).
General conference held
ITANAGAR, Jan. 27: The 8th general conference of Lobom Welfare Society which took
place from 21st to 24th January successfully ended. The conference was attended by
around 500 delegates from three Siang districts. Gadam Ete, parliamentary secretary
civil aviation, attended inaugural session of conference as chief guest whereas Kanki
Darang Additional deputy secretary of Aalo was guest of honour.
During the meet, Karmo Noshi Lobom was selected as president and Marto Kato Lobom
as general secretary of Lobom Welfare Society.
Par. Secy lauded
ITANAGAR, Jan 27: Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya (KGBV), Tali management has lauded
Parliamentary Secretary (Food & Civil Supply), Lokam Tasar for contributing Rs.five
lakh for the construction of the school playground. Tasar donated the amount during
the inaugural function of the school on January 23 as guest of honour. Education
Minister Bosiram Siram was the chief guest of the function.
ITANAGAR, Jan 27: Arunachal Pradesh Development Welfare Association (APDWA) president
has appointed Yage Gangte as president,Vicky Juli and Tamchi Kache as general secretaries
of Women’s Wing and Dekey Yachu as vice president general.
ITANAGAR, Jan 27: Panchayati Raj minister, Takar Marde and MLA Khumsi Sidisow have
consented to attend 43rd Boori Boot Yullo celebration at Dollungmukh as chief guest
and guest of honour respectively on Feb 6.
Reh from Feb 1
ITANAGAR, Jan 27: Famous Reh festival of Dibang Valley district would be celebrated
from February one at district headquarter Anini in a befitting manner. Parliamentary
Secretary (Sports and Youth Affairs) Wangki Lowang will attend the fesitval as chief
A large number of people from different corners of the district are expected to attend.
ITANAGAR, Jan. 27: A cleanliness drive was conducted by N.N charitable society (NNCS),
Sagalee on the 15th of this month at Langper village. The villagers actively took
part in the social service. Later on, a short meeting was conducted where villagers
were given tips about maintaining health and hygiene. Meanwhile NNCS informed that
a three day district level PMEGP exhibition will held from 29th to 31st January at
ITANAGAR, Jan. 27: The Upper Subansiri district unit of COSAAP today celebrated its
foundation day in the presence of its active members.
PWS raising day
ITANAGAR, Jan 27: Yingkiong ADC Rajesh Panyang has consented to be the chief guest
of the 10th raising day celebration of Panggi Welfare Society (PWS) on Jan. 31.
APPDSU’s demand endorsed
ITANAGAR, Jan 27: Papum Pare District Youth Association (PPDYA) has opposed the proposal
for setting up the proposed NIT at Bhalukpong which is adjacent to Assam.
While supporting APPDSU and its demand for establishing the NIT at Jote, PPDYA said
that communication to Bhalukpong which is adjacent to Assam is frequently disturbed
by bandh calls given by various organizations in Assam, the association said in a
Jote, which approximately 20-25 km from the state capital is an ideal place for establishing
such institute of repute. Further, the local public have also expressed their willing
to donate land voluntarily for the purpose and the authority should take immediate
steps and the opportunity to establish the institute at Jote, the release added.
ITANAGAR, Jan 27: A mass social service was conducted in and around Kimin township
today organized by Kimin EAC S Lowang to mark the 61st Republic Day celebration.
Members of Bazar committee, students and staff of various Govt departments and panchayat
leaders took part in the cleanliness drive.
Prior to this, social service was also conducted in every sections of EAC office
in Kimin from 7 am to 11 am.
Bogong Soccer Club lift Siang Fraternity Cup’10
PASIGHAT, Jan 27: Bogong Soccer Club (BSC ) beat Rengging Football Club (RFC ) 3-2
in a keenly contested final match of the first Siang Fraternity Cup 2010 at General
Ground here yesterday.
Local MLA and Education Minister Bosiram Siram and General Manger, Jaypee Arunachal
Power Ltd. Brig. R.K. Kaushal (Rtd) witnessed the match as chief guest and guest
of honour respectively.
The winning and runners teams were awarded cash prize of Rs. 50,000 and Rs. 25,000
Highest scorer Tacen Taloh of RFC and best player of the tournament Kankiram Moyong
of BSC were also awarded.
The 2nd Fraternity Cup would be organized at Aalo next year. DIPRO
Assault on VC condemned
ITANAGAR: Expressing deepest shock and surprise over the physical assault on RGU
VC, Arunachal Pradesh Congress Committee(APCC) today condemned it as sagacious and
Such vandalism should be condemned by all section of the society, which lowering
the reputation of lone Central university and the state, the APCC said in a release.
APCC also urged the state governor and Govt to take drastic action against the culprits
and master-minds as per law of the land.
Describing the incident highly condemnable, Nationalist Congress Party, Arunachal
Pradesh, also demanded that culprits be booked and exemplary punishment be awarded.
Voluntary Health Association of India (VHAI) condemned the attack on RGU VC. VHAI
is confident that Government will do everything possible to prevent this kind of
incidence in future, said in a release.
NES interactive tour
ITANAGAR: The second phase of interactive tour programme by Nyishi Elite Society
(NES) on issues of social importance and new Nyishi academic books from January 29
to February would cover Papum Pare and East Kameng districts.
NES president Bengia Tolum would lead a 30-member team including members from print
and electronic media.
The first phase of the tour covering Dollungmukh, Upper Subansiri, Lower Subansiri
and Kurung Kumey was conducted during second week and midst of this month.
ATU flays leading banks
ITANAGAR: Arunachal Tribal Union (ATU) vehemently criticized various leading banks
running their bussiness in Arunachal Pradesh for allegedly depriving the poor from
availing loan facilities.
While alleging partiality in granting loans, ATU rued that locals are being deprived
of the facility due to reasons best known to them.