2011

July -  12

News Highlights

 

Office Rules and Procedures

ITANAGAR, Jul 11: Sometimes the staff members of department are under pressure to do illegal at the behest of the superior but one should obey rules and regulations only and avoid such mistakes, said, Director (Training), Pema Tshetan while addressing the inaugural function of a week-long training programme on "Office Rules and Procedures" that commenced at Administrative Training Institute, Naharlagun today.

Altogether, thirty eight participants from the level of LDCs, UDCs, Assistants and Superintendents from Arunachal Pradesh Secretariat, Heads of Departments & Legislative Assembly at are undergoing the course.

He further said that officers keep on changing but the continuity of the department is maintained by its regular staff members and therefore they play a vital role as the custodian of office records and documents.

He urged the participants to demonstrate higher level vision, ability and honesty while discharging their duties/ functions and cultivate habit of taking clarification.

Earlier, Assistant Director (training) Pate Marik highlighted the aims and objectives of the training.

Besides, Tshetan and Marik, Taniyang Tatund, FAO, RCS, Naharlagun, Chelo Deep, FAO, Director Health Service, Naharlagun, T Lodo Deputy Director Training, P Tayeng Assistant Director Traing and Somnath Hore are attending the programme as resource persons.

 

Eviction drive

ITANAGAR, Jul 11: The Department of Environment and Forests, Pasighat division, would carry out eviction drive shortly at Green Belt/Pasighat Station RF area near College of Horticulture and Forestry under Pasighat Forest Division.

The Department while seeking cooperation from all section of the society for smooth conduction of the eviction drive, urged the encroachers to voluntarily dismantle their structures and co-operate with government machinery.

The department would take up avenue/medicinal and bamboo plantation after clearing the encroachments and take up measures to protect the area in the greater interest of the Pasighat township, according to a departmental release.

 

Pertin felicitated

ITANAGAR, Jul 11: The Arunachal Pradesh Christian Revival Church Council (APCRCC) has felicitated its vice president Dr. David Pertin for being awarded Ph. D degree by Rajiv Gandhi University at Christian Revival Church (CRC) Naharlagun yesterday.

He was honored with a gift pack and a citation.

Rev. Toko Loma, CEC member of APCRCC, who was also the felicitation day speaker, gave away the gift and citation to Pertin.

APCRCC General Secretary Evan Tai Ete and Pastor Hillang Taya also spoke on the occasion.

The program was witnessed by hundreds of believers of the Capital Complex, Govt. officers and public leaders.

 

Musical evening

ITANAGAR, Jul 11: Maa Saraswati Sangeet Sagar Music College, Vivek Vihar, Itanagar is organizing “musical evening” at Vivekananda Hall, RKM Hospital, Itanagar on July 16.

 

Beekeeping training

ITANAGAR, Jul 11: Arunachal Pradesh Khadi and Village Industries Board, Itanagar is organizing a one week basic training on Beekeeping at APKVIB training centre, Itanagar from July 12-18 under the sponsorship of National Bee Board, Ministry of Agriculture, GoI.

The programme would be inaugurated by APKVIB, Chairman Bado Singhi on July 12.

 

Awareness prog

ITANAGAR, Jul 11: All Papum Pare Youth Association (APPYA) has decided to organize a 6 days long  tree plantation cum awareness programme on illegal tree felling, fishing,  killing of animals in order to save  environment at Balijan circle from July 25.

The Association working under the guidance of state environment and forest department along with various other NGOs said that tree plantation is essential to counter the global warming and rampant deforestation in Arunachal Pradesh. It also advocated for mass awareness to save Mithun in the state.

 

‘School boundary dispute solved’

ITANAGAR, Jul 11: The All Tali Area Students’ Union (ATSU), in a release, claimed to have solved the long-pending boundary dispute of Govt Secondary school, Tali and demarcated the school boundary in a social service organized from July 5 to 9.

ATASU urged the Government to erect a permanent boundary wall around the school to avoid encroachment in near future.

The social service was also attended by Abu Jullang Khu Youths Welfare Society, all the public, govt employees and students of Tali area. It thanked Tali CO for extending all cooperation to the union during the social service.

 

Alumni meet

ITANAGAR, Jul 11: The first ever Chayang Tajo Govt Higher Sec School alumni meet will be held from 2nd to 4th November. This was decided after a meeting held in this regard on 6th July at Chayang Tajo circuit house under the chairmanship of Dali Tajo, ADEO which was attended by student and officers of the area.

Chungma Bagang and Dali Tajo were selected as chairman and secretary respectively of the alumni meet organizing committee.

 

Workers appeals for payment of wages

ITANAGAR, Jul 11: All Arunachal Pradesh Workers’ Union, Papum Pare District unit appealed to all the departments to release the staff payment and daily wages of regular and casual workers particularly Water Resource Department immediately.

The district unit has also dissolved Balijan block AAPWU unit due to expiry of the executive member’s tenure for a certain period.

 

Felicitations

ITANAGAR, Jul 11: Honik Hoke Welfare Committee recently felicitated those students who scored excellent marks in CBSE exam 2011. Tamuk Apang and Tamuk Gitu were awarded  for excellence in class XII and X respectively.

 

ANSU movement supported

ITANAGAR, Jul 11: All Nyishi Students’ Union- Upper Subansiri Unit (ANSU-USU) has extended its support to ANSU movement and its proposed 3rd phase bandh  call for immediate solution to Pradip Thakur issue.

Expressing resentment over the alleged lackadaisical attitude of the state Govt towards solution to the Thakur issue, the ANSU unit said that Govt should find out a mechanism before ANSU takes its decision to broaden its movement which may hamper development and create lawlessness for which  the state Govt will be responsible.

 

Farmer’s representatives

ITANAGAR, Jul 11: Union Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizer has nominated Gejo Ngomdir, resident of Gumin village of Aalo in West Siang district as Farmers Representative in the Fertilizer Advisory Forum of the Department, according to Govt release.

 

Condolences

ITANAGAR, Jul 11: Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM), Arunachal Pradesh condoled the sudden demise of Taring Chingsu, grandmother of  BJYM State unit GS Taring Tiri.

The members of the morcha observed one minute silence and prayed almighty god for the eternal peace of the departed soul. The central executive members of Taring Mama-led All Nyishi Youth Association (ANYA) deeply mourned the death of Taring Chingsu,  who expired at Nyokum Lapang, Itanagar on July 9. Late Chingsu was the mother of Taring Mama.

In a condolence meeting held here on July 9, all the ANYA central executive members prayed to Almighty for eternal peace of the departed soul and bestow enough strength to the bereaved family members to bear the irreparable loss.

 

Condolence

ITANAGAR, Jul 11: The All Riang Social Welfare Association condoled the death of Baji Riang, the first matriculate among Reang clan, who died on Sunday morning at his home town Seppa after a prolonged illness.

He was recently retired voluntarily as UDC from General Administration; Deputy Commissioner Office Seppa.

He is survived by his wife, 3 daughters and 2 sons.

“His demise is an irreparable loss to the family members and to the community,” ARSWA said in its condolence message and prayed to almighty to bestow enough strength to the bereaved family to bear the loss.

It also prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul.

Tungri Effa, Chairman, Sports Authority of Arunachal has also mourned the death of Riang

 

Appointments

ITANAGAR, Jul 11: Margang Tapo, Karsang Tiger and Tamchi Tajit have been selected as president, vice president and general secretary of newly formed All Arunachal Youngster United Federation in a meeting held here yesterday.

News Impact

Govt envisages water supply for all

Itanagar, Jul 11: The Arunachal Pradesh government has proposed providing water supply to all uncovered habitations by the end of the 12th five-year plan.

In addition, the state government has envisaged reaching constant water supply by the 13th plan period.

"My government is expecting to cover all habitations in the state with 24X7 water supplies through household taps and pumps by the end of the 13th plan period," Chief Minister Jarbom Gamlin told a review meeting of the public health engineering and water supply department here today.

The government has also proposed supplying the uncovered habitations with 40 litre per day for each household.

The state is currently providing water supply to 2,598 rural and urban households, which is 46 per cent of the total habitations. The most challenging aspect would be providing water supply to 760 habitations in 39 international border blocks for which the government has made specific request for the Planning Commission's support on an accelerated basis, Gamlin said."We have impressed upon the Commission that the financial resources should ideally be provided within the first two years of the next five year plan," he said. In recent meetings with the Planning Commission and the NEC, Gamlin had personally made an appeal that the population criteria for centrally sponsored schemes should be re-cast in recognition of the hard terrain and sparse and scattered population of the state, he said. "In regard to the state share for all centrally sponsored schemes, all chief ministers of the north eastern states, including Sikkim, have made a very emphatic submission that this needs to be re-considered," he said.

Referring to the total sanitation campaign launched in the state, Gamlin said the toilet-using habit depended on several factors, but the most important one was the way the sanitation programme was approached. "It is an issue that also concerns drinking water and health. No doubt we need to construct toilets desperately but the social ideas on sanitation must also change," he added. The state government in view of the resource constraint had mooted a proposal for water supply to 760 habitations in 39 border blocks. (Agencies)

 

Cong leaders, Seva Dal denounce bandh call

ITANAGAR, Jul 11: The Congress leaders of Seppa assembly constituency has opposed the  proposed bandh on July 14  being called by three organizations.

While terming the bandh call baseless, the DCC and BCC leaders in a joint statement claimed that alleged illegal appointments made under various departments are under Govt scrutiny. They further said that  the organizations trio are interfering in the Govt administrative matter and unnecessarily dragging the name of a  respected public figure in this issue for cheap publicity.

The leaders also requested the PCC chief to intervene as the three organizations are ‘trying to tarnish the image of Minister Atum Welly in particular and Govt as a whole.’ They believed that these organizations are being instigated by few vested interest people and thereby demanded enquiry into it.

Arunachal Pradesh Congress Seva Dal(APCSD) has opposed the bandh call issued by three organizations calling for resignation of health minister Atum Welly on 14th of this month.  APCSD questioned  how organization can demand resignation of health minister on fictitious corruption charges which are yet to be proved.

Further Seva Dal stated that bandh call do not serve interest of any one and hamper developmental activities including harassing the ordinary citizens.

 

Govt team inspect RMSA work progress

ITANAGAR, Jul 11:  A team of Govt officers headed by Papum Pare DC Pige Ligu today visited the Govt Hr Secondary Schools, Doimukh and Naharlagun, Secondary schools Ganga, Nirjuli and Rajiv Gandhi University campus and inspected various ongoing civil works under RMSA -2010-11. Other members of the  team include Papum Pare DDSE T T Tara, RMSA district programme coordinator and junior engineers under SSA.

During the visit DC expressed his satisfaction over the quality and progress of the on-going works. However, he instructed the school management committees not to use the poor quality CGI sheets at Hr Secondary School, Doimukh and secondary school, Nirjuli  and also directed the DDSE take steps for replacement of CGI sheets used in these schools. The DC further urged upon the DDSE to ensure quality  and timely completion of  the works so that infrastructure to be used from this academic session.

The team also interacted with the school management and development committees.

 

SLF demands removal of minister, CIC

ITANAGAR, Jul 11: Sango Lamte Foundation (SLF) has appealed to the state Governor to advise the chief minister for removal of health and family welfare minister  in connection  with Itanagar PS case No  72/2011 U/S 468/471 IPC in order the uphold democratic tradition and protect the sanctity of the Constitution of India.

The Foundation chairman and other office bearers in a letter to Governor claimed that police indicted him in an affidavit filed before the Gauhati High Court Permanent Bench, Itanagar in connection with the case and a prima facie is being established against them for a culpability of crime being committed. The Foundation also appealed the Governor to advise the present CIC to step down in the same case.

The Foundation further alleged that the judicial magistrate, Naharlagun turned a blind eye and granted bail to one Sanjeev Tana, main accused in exclusive material planting case ‘under duress and political pressure from the higher ups’.

 

APPDSU calls for proper implementation of RTE

ITANAGAR, Jul 11: All Papum Pare District Students’ Union (APPDSU) has appealed to the school managing committees of various schools of  Papum Pare district to implement the rules  under RTE and take step for improvement of school infrastructure and posting of adequate teachers in schools for quality education.

As the admission process is going on for the new academic session, the school authorities should take all steps for sufficient school infrastructure with adequate number of teachers for improved and quality education besides the solution to boundary problem, the union said.

The Union also called upon the school authorities of the capital region not to put any restriction in admission process. It said that the students of the Papum Pare have right to get admission in any of the schools in the district.

 

World Population Day Observed At Roing

ROING, Jul 11: World Population Day was observed with the theme ‘Small Family Over all Development” at Roing today.

An awareness campaign was organized by the Health & Family welfare department at Auditorium, VKV Roing to commemorate the day in which students from various schools, teachers, public and panchayat leaders, officers and ASHAs attended.

Attending the programme as chief guest, the Lower Dibang Valley deputy commissioner Garima Gupta emphasized on small family and also discouraged early marriage which is very predominant among the people of the region citing that early marriage is one of the main reasons for high maternal deaths. Expressing gladness to see huge number of children participating in the programme, she exhorted them to actively participate in such kind of awareness campaign saying that an educated children can become an educated youth and good adult to make a healthy nation.

Veenu Bansal, Superintendent of police chairing over the programme called upon each one to take pledge on this day to become a responsible citizen for creating a crime free and peaceful society which is important for making a good future. He also said that the population is an important asset of the nation if one could provide good and proper education to all.

Highlighting the aims and objectives behind the observation of the day, Dr A Yirang, District Medical Officer informed that this very day was declared as World Population Day on July 11, 1989 with a view to create awareness on various issues like population explosion, family planning, gender problem, maternal health, human rights, etc. He also informed that with the present fertility rate of 2.7, India will out number the population of China by the year 2040, if no proper family planning methods are adopted. He also highlighted various advantages of small family which are proper food and care to the children, love and affection among the children, proper education to the children and better productive adult which will ultimately lead to peaceful family, peaceful society, peaceful community to live and ultimately a peaceful nation thereby producing congenial atmosphere for all round development of the country.

Dr Ista Pulu, Senior Gynaecologist cum Medical Superintendent, District Hospital Roing dealt at length on Reproductive Tract Infection (RTI), Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) and HIV/AIDS and Dr N Yirang, Child Specialist cum District Vector Borne Disease Control Officer (DVBDCO) spoke on Adolescent Health through power point presentation. Dr SJ Metapo, District TB Officer also spoke on the occasion. Pamphlets were also distributed to the students.

The day between July 11 to 24 will be observed as World Population Fortnight during which awareness campaign will be organized by the Department of Health & Family Welfare in other places of the district like Iduli and Koronu. (DIPRO)

 

SHGs sensitized on Rural Bank linkage

Taliha, Jul 11: The Itanagar Diocesan Empowerment Association (IDEA) conducted a one day awareness programme for SHGs on bank linkage and book keeping at Taliha village, Siyum  yesterday in collaboration with Rural Bank, Daporijo supported by KFB Austria.

Speaking on the occasion, Sr. Francia SD, IDEA Area Coordinator, said that the purpose of this awareness programme was to conscientise the SHG groups on bank linkage, book keeping.  She thanked the dignitaries especially Tamok Gammeng Bank Manager, Rural Bank, Daporijo and all the others for their partnership and collaboration with IDEA.

Fr. Shinson Sebastian SAC, Asst. Parish Priest, Siyum who was the chief guest, said that the awareness programme has enabled the SHGs to have a broader perspective on bank related matters. He lauded the transformational impact of various programmes of IDEA in different districts of Arunachal Pradesh. He also spoke about the importance of book keeping. He encouraged the group members to work for the society and strengthen themselves economically.

Tamok Gammeng said that IDEA has created a platform for growth of the SHGs. He also highlighted the role of SHGs on bank linkage and various avenues available to them in the rural banks. He expressed his readiness to help the villagers at any moment.

Niranjan Banik Asst. Manager, Rural Bank, Daporijo, also spoke on the occasion and clarified the doubts of the participants and encouraged the SHG members to build up good relationship with the bank.

Sanjit Basumatary the programme coordinator, IDEA expressed his gratitude to everyone who collaborated with the team.

The beneficiaries of the programme expressed their gratitude to IDEA for having given them an opportunity to understand the importance of bank linkage in rural areas. Over 100 participants from different SHGs benefited from this awareness programme.

 

Vanmahotsava celebrated

ITANAGAR, July 11: The Bomdila Forest Division observed the 62nd Van Mahotsav during the first week of July by organizing mass tree plantation in Bomdila township and its adjacent areas.

One thousand seedling were planted in the RR hills, 200 in the premises of New Monastery Dirang, 700 in Nafra town and another 1000 seedlings in the Thrizino town. Moreover, 1600 seedlings were distributed among government offices, schools and individuals in Bomdila Town,

The department was assisted by the youths of All West Kameng Youth Association in the tree plantation programme.

The practice of celebrating Vanmahotsav (festival of forests) was first started in 1950 by Late K.M Munshi, the then Union Minister for Agriculture to create enthusiasm among the common people for conservation and planting trees.

Van Mahotsav was also observed at Wakro today.

Speaking on the occasion, Range Forest Officer Jivan Kumar Saikia exhorted one and all to check natural calamities like soil erosion, landslide, flood by planting more and more trees and protect forest resources from excessive exploitation. He said that the main purpose of observing Van Mahotsav is  to create awareness among people, school children and Voluntary Organizations on the importance of making a greener nation and greener planet earth by planting trees and protecting our forests, flora and fauna.

He further informed that the Namsai Forest Division is putting all out efforts on these lines. He also announced to conduct an Essay writing competition with cash awards on behalf of DFO Namsai FD,on the theme ‘ Forests for People”.

A plantation programme was also organized to mark the day which was participated by departmental official, general public various NGOs and KGBV.

 

Senki United, MDFC win in Tiger 7 soccer tourney

ITANAGAR, Jul 11: Senki Soccer United and MDFC scored wins defeating their respective opponents Dari Sports Club and Zing Urban FC in the Second State Level Tiger 7 Soccer Tournament at Rajiv Gandhi Stadium, Naharlagun today.

Senki United defeated Dari FC 3-0 in the first match while MDFC beat Zing Urban by 5-0 goals in the second match of the day. Atom Bagang, Tajo Banong and Tero Dodum scored a goal each for Senki United FC while Page Tashi scored 4 goals for MDFC. Another goal was scored by Jodi Bagang.

Empires Club will play Papa XI in tomorrow’s first match at 2.30 pm while the second match would be held between Jubilee Soccer Club versus ACCYWA at 4 pm, according to organizing committee.

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Readers Forum

 

The exorbitant B.Ed fees

Dear Editor,

I would like to share some of my views regarding B.Ed colleges mushrooming in our state. With no option left after graduation or post graduation the students opts for B.Ed by paying more than Rs.65,000 in private B.Ed colleges of our state. After paying hefty amounts for B.Ed is it guaranteed that the person will get regular AT,JT and ST in future? Are there any regulating authorities to check the exorbitant rise of fees for B.Ed in private colleges of our state? Is it affiliated with National Council For Teachers Education (NCTE).

If we go through other states where there is less scopes for teaching jobs in Govt. sector like Uttar Pradesh, Orissa, West Bengal etc. the fees for B.Ed is just Rs.3000 to 12000.With the regularisation of SSA Teachers there is a less chance of conducting interview for the post of AT's and JT's especially for the Arts subjects. So, the B.Ed holders has no scopes in Govt. sectors of our state other than private sectors where salary is just Rs.2000 to 3000.The private schools of our state should also follow the CBSE norms or guidelines for the teachers payment. Govt. should issue guidelines for the teachers and should strictly punish who does not adhere to it. Otherwise the B.Ed Degree has no value in our Govt. sector dominated state.

Lastly it is my sincere request to AAPSU and other students unions to raise  the voice for the poor students and it is also my request to Jarbom Gamlin led Govt. to  check the exorbitant fees of B.Ed colleges and to issue guidelines for the payment of private school teachers so that the poor students can aim for a teaching job.

Yours,

Poor Student

 

 

Did they change the rules?

Dear Editor,

I would like to draw the kind attention of the Rajiv Gandhi University towards the withheld result where many candidates including me are victims.   My result has been withheld for  being absent in house test exam whereas I am a late collegian of B A IInd year (pass)  from Govt College Bomdila. In my knowledge, there is no provision to appear house test exam under the university guidelines for late and private candidates. Even then the results are withheld for not appearing in house test exam.   Has the university authority changed the rules making it compulsory for private and late candidates to appear in house test? If the  rules are changed then why it was not intimated properly to all the colleges ?

When I asked the authorities concerned of Rajiv Gandhi university as to why my results were withheld, the reply comes: This is not our problem, ask your concern college principal.  Again when I contacted the principal of Govt College Bomdila, he said that he has no any authority to deal with the students result and it is the responsibility of university.

I once again requested the university authority to declare my results as delay in declaration of result may lead to lose of an academic year.

Yours’

T Sonam

 

 

Bad roads

Dear Editor,

The road condition of the Bage tinali to Doimukh is in very severe condition. The road was renovated last winter even then durability of road is very short. This is all due to poor specification and poor knowledge. If an engineer can't guide labours on road construction then how are they going to be an in charge of mega projects? Any way hats off to Doimukh PWD division for their superb effort.   

Yours,

Kahi Talo

Yazali

 

 

Whatever the demand is, do not harass public

Dear Editor,

This is regards to the recent announcement of bandh call. We really wonder what to do what not to do to avoid this frequents ban calls. Annoyed public are sick of these so called organizations demanding on every little issue and try to mend it like they are doing the noble work. Whatever your demand is or will be, please do not harass the common public by calling bandhs. We will really appreciate if it is hunger strike or other means of asking for fulfillment of your demand. By doing so your voice may be ignored by the govt but it will definitely reach us. Your good deeds should be for the people not against the people. so out of my agony I like to request stop calling ban calls.

Yours,

Ritan, (on email)

 

 

Concerns of citizens

Dear Editor,

Aalo, one of the oldest and well known district headquarters which produced so many bureaucrat, technocrats, litterateurs and politicians is in the news for wrong reason. The recent Aalo imbroglio shows immaturity of politicians, bureaucrats and public. The problem could have been handled better had it been dealt with proper way keeping aside their ego. Ego of politicians, DC and public brought the whole district into such an embarrassing position which we never encountered earlier. Although there are so called peace committees but its credibility is also in question as it is believed that they are party to the one party.

Everybody believe that at least DC should have been spared from physical assault but there is some circumstance when one loss its tolerance capacity and become unlawful and draw all kinds criticism from all section and corner of the society.

Ever since respected Amjad Tak joined as Deputy Commissioner Aalo, he has been in the news for wrong reasons only except his Gold medal achievement.

As a concerned citizen we should neither support corrupt bureaucrat whatsoever he may be nor public who take law into his hand as it lead chaos in the country.

Therefore it will be not wise on our part to criticize and support any party rather we should try to refine our system.

Yours,

Zoiz Bam

Basar, (on email)

 

 

We can’t let it go

Dear Editor,

I would like to give few clarifications regarding the current fiasco which has engulfed everyone in the State.

Some of the readers may find my opinion in bitter taste but nobody is above the community and after that comes organization and then comes individual.

First and foremost, ANSU stands for welfare of entire Nyishi community and students’ community of Nyishi in particular. When person like Pradeep Thakur write bad against the community, ANSU can’t maintain stoic silence and let it go as it is.  

Some of the concern citizens have expressed their ire over the movement of ANSU, which we take it with pinch of salt. The writers have little or no knowledge at all on the issue. Before commenting on sensitive issue of high magnitude such as the present one, the writer ought to have complete knowledge on the issue. Their careless comment and opinion may aggravate the matter to worst.

ANSU is a matured organization and do not subscribe to frequent bandh culture in the State but when all options are locked by the authorities, the Union is left with no option but to resort to bandh in order to get justice.  

This is very painful to observe that some people with vested interest and ulterior motive are trying to tarnish the image and glory of ANSU in order to divert the main issue. As in other community, there are black sheep in our community too who would go to any extent to achieve their purpose.  However, we draw satisfaction from the fact that 99% of the Nyishi community is supporting our movement against the injustice meted out to us.

The concern citizen can write and question the leadership quality of executive members but they cannot question the integrity of the ANSU as an institution. ANSU has solid foundation behind it ever since it started.  Hence, I urge all not to attempt to tarnish the image of ANSU as we will not tolerate any kind of destructive criticism. Constructive opinions and suggestion can be exchanged for greater interest of the community and state as a whole.  

Let me clarify once again, we are not against the State Government. Our demand is; to arrest Pradeep Thakur for his derogatory remark and revelation of source.   We need support and cooperation from everyone at this juncture. We are not against any tribe either. We know that all tribal people of Arunachal have same origin and down the line by insulting Nyishi, Pradeep Thakur has insulted every Arunachalee. We need support and love of every Arunachalee at this hour.

Yours,

Arjun Panye

General Secretary

ANSU

 

 

Give them a chance too

Dear Editor,

I would like to bring to the notice of the Director of Women Welfare and Child Development Department that like my mother, there are many Anganwadi workers who served the state for more than 20 years having the Class-X passed certificate almost being mutilated with their hands. They had been ensured by the government rules to promote them to the post of Gramshavika for which they are still hoping. But this Department is appointing only the near and dear ones of influential people undermining the rest. When we ask for available vacant post, they just nod “bilkul khali post nahin hain. Atleast feel pity on them as they have just 5 to 8 years to serve.

Yours,

Kalom Ao

Roing, (on email)

 

 

 

 

 

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