Singh calls for more campus placements
19th Annual General Body meeting of NERIST Society
NIRJULI, June 22: Governor General J.J Singh has stressed on more campus placement
of the students of NERIST.
Singh hoped that the Institute’s products are exceptionally poised for taking up
challenging tasks under Look East policy, Mega Hydro Projects, Aerodromes, Mega bridges/
High way infrastructure needs in North Eastern area through its appropriate academic
programmes of Science and Technology.
The Governor said this while presiding over the 19th Annual General Body meeting
of NERIST Society at the campus in Nirjuli today.
He said that NERIST, with is Deemed University status is the first institute of its
kind in the region to launch a modular pattern of education offering certificate,
diploma and degree level programmes in various branches and expressed his satisfaction
over the pattern of education that have succeeded in achieving its objective as an
acclaimed centre of excellence in Technology and Management and is being emulated
by other institutes of repute in the country. The students have tremendous potential
as catalysts to carry out reforms as the most important partners in the development
process, Singh added.
Besides other programmes, the Institute has carried out several prestigious projects
and sponsored research from reputed organizations and endeavors to reach out from
lab to Land, he stated. The strong R & D base has aided in the development of trained
man power and created an expertise in the areas of priority like Agriculture, Horticulture
Development, Food Processing, Medicinal Plants, Bio-Fuels, Bamboo technology etc.
in a unique way contributing to the all round development of the region, the Governor
said, adding that it also supports appropriate technology development, rural development
and other activities influencing the life and economy of the rural populations in
the state and its neighborhood.
He however emphasized on students-related activities, training and placement and
creation of the state of the art communicational and computational facilities in
the Institute. The Governor further asked the members of the NERIST Society to ensure
that such meetings are held regularly with maximum participation representing the
Earlier, the Governor inaugurated an Integrated Bio-Diesal Reactor Plant and a New
Guest House, a sixteen room building with all modern facilities at NERIST Complex.
Sponsored by the Department of Science and Technology, Govt of India, the Integrated
Bio-Diesal Reactor system was implemented with the main objectives to cover up all
aspects of plantation of indigenous biodiesal yielding plant species, production
and procurement of seeds, extraction of raw oil, production of bio-diesal, blending
and trade and research and development and training to the local people of the state.
Earlier, Director NERIST Joram Begi highlighted the activities of NERIST as a premier
Institute of the North East. He later presented the annual report of the society
before the board.
The meeting also discussed and certified the minutes of the last year’s general body
meeting of the Society, besides discussing on increasing the intake capacity of students
and deciding on the action plan of the Society. The prog was attended by the Chairman
NERIST Society and Director IIT, Guwahati Prof Gautam Barua, Secretary to Governor
Ankur Garg and other Board members including representatives from respective NE states.
FIR against students’ body for extortion
Ziro, June 22: The Lower Subansiri Deputy Commissioner, Sadhana Deori, today filed
a First Information Report (FIR) in the Ziro Police Station against All Lower Subansiri
Students Union (ALSSU) for extortion from members of business community of Ziro,
after receiving complaints from the members of Ziro Chambers of Commerce and Industries
(ZCCI) and business community. The move by the DC came after business community failed
to file an FIR against the students’ body. The alleged extortion led to closure of
shops for over 48 hours since June 21, morning.
In view of hardship faced by the general public, the DC has also issued an executive
order directing all shopkeepers to immediately re-open their shops.
The ZCCI members alleged that district’s apex students’ body schedule to conduct
its election-cum-conference from June 29th to 30th next at Yazali is demanding huge
money from the members of the business community of Ziro, beyond their paying capacity.
Though vociferously opposing the alleged activities of ALSSU members, the ZCCI failed
to file and FIR for lack of hard evidence of the alleged extortion and requested
the District Administration to ban donations by student bodies from the business
SP, Mari Riba, ADC, W. Thikhak and other administrative and police officers while
taking part in the meeting assured to take immediate and strong action against the
extortionists and asked the business community to name and file FIR against particular
Meanwhile, former MLA Nani Ribia in a letter to Deputy Commissioner, Lower Subansiri
District, said that due to the consecutive two-day shutter down protest against the
forceful donation, extortion, selling of lotteries and housie tickets in Hapoli and
Old Ziro Bazar, the public of the district are unable to get their basic daily needs.
He also appraised the problems to the Chief Secretary to intervene into the matter.
Siram calls for adequate infrastructure support under ICT
NEW DELHI, June 22: Education Minister Bosiram Siram has stressed on the need for
adequate infrastructural support including computers peripherals and trainings to
the school teachers under ICT for Sustainable Development.
While attending the high profile meeting and power panel discussion on “Leveraging
ICT for Sustainable Development in North East Region” under the initiatives of
NEC and INTEL in Delhi yesterday, Siram said that ICT would provide enough access
to knowledge, quality education, health, employment, tourism and good governance.
He said difficult working condition, remote locations and geographical factors should
always be kept in consideration for implementation of ICT projects in Arunachal Pradesh.
The Public Private Partnership (PPP) between NEC and INTEL in NE Region which would
surely hasten the process of mainstreaming of Arunachal Pradesh and will go a long
way in ensuring empowerment of the youth in the state, Siram hoped.
Education Ministers, Secretaries and Directors of North East States, representatives
from DoNER, HRD, C and IT ministries including Head of the Corporate Affairs group
of Intel took part in the meeting which was addressed by DoNER and Mines Minister
Siram was accompanied by Education commissioner Hage Khoda, director of school education,
T. Taloh, joint director T. Padu, SSA SPD P.N. Thungon and OSD D.K Chaturvedi.
E-Nyayik Panjika launched
ITANAGAR, June 22: A computer Software E-Nyayik Panjika for General Register of Police
cases of Itanagar Capital Complex has been launched by Deputy Commissioner, Padmini
Singla today at Naharlagun.
E-Nyayik Panjika records the case detail including FIR, Investigation report and
Final judgment. It would maintain entire database of judicial records electronically
facilitating the retrieval of information/ reports/details at the click of the mouse.The
software has been developed by National Informatics Centre (NIC), Capital Complex
by a team comprising Sandip Chakraborty, DIO-Capital and Sameer Rajan, Scientific
The inputs for the software were provided by Habung Lampung, CO (Jud.) cum Judicial
Magistrate 15t Class, Naharlagun and staffs of Judicial Branch. In inaugural function,
Singla appreciated the team for their initiative in using IT in judiciary. It is
the pioneering effort in the direction of providing efficient services to citizens
in judicial side which till date was not thought of, she said.
144 Cr PC imposed to avert any kind of law & order problem: ADC
ITANAGAR, June 22: ADC, Miao T Mara has said that section 144 Cr PC was imposed in
Miao area in the interest of public and as per Govt. directions and High Court order.
Reacting to a news item in this daily, he said that section 144 Cr PC was imposed
by ADC cum Additional District Magistrate, Miao in Miao Town and in M'Pen village
as a precautionary measure to avert any kind of law and order problem.
As per direction of High Court Guwahati of dated 07/6/2010, it is ordered to maintain
status quo in the said land and instructions were also given by D.C. Changlang to
maintain law & order situation at all costs, he informed. SIB/SB inputs were also
there regarding apprehension of retaliation by Chakma inhabitants if any attempts
were made by Singpho Community to occupy the land at M'Pen village.
As per direction of High Court and order of ADC, Miao, land in question at M'Pen
village was evicted several times from Chakma encroachers and were handed over to
Thuing Singphgo, however she could not take possession of the said land.
On June 18, people of Singpho development Society organized a team from Miao, Bordumsa,
Diyun and Margherita, Assam for taking possession of the land. However, Miao Administration
did not allow the people who gathered with two bulldozers, trucks, Construction materials
labour to proceed to the M'Pen village, he further said.
He further said that Section of 144 Cr PC was not imposed by Gautam Hazarika, EAC,
Miao who was looking after normal duties in absence of ADC, Miao on tour, he clarified.
He further added that matters were discussed with Singpho leaders and students to
convince them to obey the Court and government orders.
Lowangdong in committee to suggest ways to improve question Hour
NAHARLAGUN, June 22: Speaker Wanglin Lowangdong has been made a member of the eight-
member Committee of Presiding Officers constituted by Meira Kumar Speaker Lok Sabha
to look into the problem of disruption of Question Hour in detail and suggest the
remedial measures at the earliest. Meira Kumar is the Chairperson of the 75th Conference
of Presiding Officers, which concluded yesterday at Srinagar.
The said Committee is headed under the chairmanship of K. Rahman, Deputy Chairman
On one of the main subjects of the five-day Conference -‘Growing tendency to disrupt
the Question Hour and the need to check it’ besides Lowangdong many Speakers of the
country also took part in the discussion. The House has appreciated the vital and
important points raised by Lowangdong.
After long deliberations on the agenda No.1 the Conference resolved that Legislatures
can be successful only if they have an effective Committee system in place. Committee
system in particular the standing committees be implemented in all legislatures in
the country expeditiously. Urgent measures be taken for removal of inadequacies
wherever prevailing, in the existing Committee systems and based on the experience
of Parliamentary Committees, as far as practicable, all legislature in India may
adopt a uniform Committee System. (DIPR)
NESO calls for peace along the border
ITANAGAR, June 22: Speaking at Rabha Diwas as guest of honour in Silapathar, Dhemaji
District, Assam on June 20, Secretary General, North East Students' Organization
(NESO) Gumjum Haider appealed to the dwellers of border area between Assam and Arunachal,
to maintain peace and harmony for the healthier growth of the most backward region
of the country. There should be regular cultural exchange programme between communities
residing in the border areas to understand the feelings and sentiments of each other.
He further deplored the border skirmishes between the two Border States.
Haider appealed the gathering to fight against foreigners and Bangla-deshis before
they are swamped by them.
Dr. Samujjal Bhatta-charya, the Chairman NESO, speaking on the occasion as a Chief
Guest, appealed the people of border area to create friendly atmosphere and start
people to people dialogue between the indigenous communities. He said, the NESO has
been created to give a platform to all the warring indigenous to know each other
and solve the misunderstanding of the region through mutual dialogue.
The President of the Takam Missing Porin Kebang(TMPK)Johan Dolay, attending the programmes
as Special Guest also spoke on the occasion. Later in the evening, Indian Idol Debojit
Saha, enthralled the people with his popular numbers. The program was organized by
All Assam Students' Union (AASU) Central Committee.
Dept to call for advance release of assistance
ITANAGAR, June 22: The Department of Cooperation will submit a proposal to the Managing
Director, NCDC, New Delhi for advance release of balance assistance of Rs.66.14 lakh
against subsidy component of the ICDP besides extension of validity period for another
3 months w.e.f. July 1. This decision was taken in a review meeting of the cooperation
department for implementation of the various NCDC schemes at RCS office Naharlagun
today. Meeting also aims at reviewing the preparation for organising a workshop
followed by a State Level Seminar to be sponsored by the ICDP, Arunachal Pradesh,
The review meeting convened by Cooperation Minister Tanga Byaling was also attended
by parliamentary secretary, Cooperation, Nido Pavitra, secretary cooperation A.B.
Shukla and officers of the Department of Cooperation and Cooperative organizations.
After detailed discussion, the meeting also decided to constitute a committee
comprising of R.D. Thongon, JRCS (Dev), S. Laskar, DGM, ICDP and T. Bage, MD, APCCF
headed by Parliamentary secretary to workout the details for organising proposed
seminar, workshop and to coordinate all concerns for successful implementation
of schemes. It was also decided to organize a meeting of the District officers for
identifying the existing cooperatives and for organizing new cooperative societies
to undertake activities of the potential sectors highlighted by the Parliamentary
Earlier, Pavitro highlighted the outcome of his recent meetings with NCDC authorities
at New Delhi.
He disclosed that the potential sectors opened up in Arunachal Pradesh after amendment
of the NCDC Act. These potentials sectors include tourism and hotel, Micro Hydel,
surface transport for passengers, rural housing, stone crushing units, tea factories
and plantation, cane, bamboo and wood based industries.
CEWU threatens stir from July 3
ITANAGAR, June 22: Contract Employees and workers of Dibang Multipurpose project
have urged the chairman cum managing director of the NHPC limited to fulfill their
demands within a period of 10 days beginning from June 22.
The Contract Employees and Worker Union (CEWU) of the DMP has been demanding implementation
of the minimum rate of wages under the Minimum Wages Act, 1948 and revised by the
union labour ministry.
Pointing out several memorandums submitted on DMP GM on Feb 16, March 22 and June
10 in favour of its demands, the union threatened to launch 12-hour strike in front
of NHPC office premises at Itanagar, Dibang and Tawang projects and office premises
of DMP, GM at Roing, Pasighat and liaison office at Dibrugarh from July 3 if the
authorities fail to give positive response within the stipulated time.
AICU is a secular organization with a culture of helping others
ITANAGAR June 22: While interacting with the members of newly formed Arunachal Pradesh
Catholic Union (APCU), Prof. Remi Denis, the president of All India Catholic Union
(AICU), who visited the state for the first time clarified that Catholic Union is
a secular organization. With the motto of helping others which has become their culture,
the union is now educating students from non-Christian families. The AICU has been
a voice for democracy for 91 years until now. Many bills have been amended, reformed
or removed due to the constant vigilance of AICU.
Replying to some queries on freedom of unions and associations, he said that the
Canon Law provides freedom. Any person or groups can form associations or unions
under any banner within a religion, but to use the word Catholic, it has to be approved
by the Bishop. ‘The priests are in the world but not of the world, we are in the
world and of the world. Religious matters are theirs and secular matters are ours.
There is no conflict in this regards’, he said humorously. The Catholic union is
an autonomous body,
Dr. Denis also assured some grants for the people of Arunachal Pradesh. The AICU
shall give a sum of Rs. 10,000 every year to those people who work for the betterment
of women. Around 3 to 4 applications shall be considered from those two Catholic
Colleges so that the AICU can sponsor some students that really deserve in their
studies. Another 10 persons that are doing degree courses in law, agriculture or
other professional courses shall be sponsored by AICU.
Tok Buttum, the president of Arunachal Pradesh Catholic Union (APCU) highlighted
on the fast developmental changes of the people after the establishments of the Catholic
Church. There are now 3 colleges, 55 schools and 17 health units and one hospital
in entire Arunachal Pradesh that are run by the Catholic institutions. Around 25000
to 30000 students are studying in these institutions. While thanking the State Government’s
decisions to give educational grants, he said that the government should give more
fund every year in future for these institutions so that the Catholic Community could
continue to contribute to the development of the state in a better way.
Rev. Fr. KO Sebastian in his deliberation said that the Catholic Church in Arunachal
Pradesh is an ever growing Church.
Boa Tarin, the first and oldest Catechist highlighted about the persecutions of early
Christians in the state some 40 years back.
Mra on mission to Mt Denali
Itanagar, June 22: Everester Tapi Mra accompanied by Lobsang Phuntsok of Tawang Tours
and Travels, reached Alaska in United States of America. The dare devil mountaineer
is scheduled to start his journey to the base camp, around 200 kilometers from Anchorage,
the capital of Alaska within a day or two.
Supported by Taro Opey Foundation (TOF), the boy from Lemiking area in Upper Subansiri
district is set to conquer the world’s coldest peak, located in Alaska State of North
This is the third summit for Mra after successfully climbing the world’s highest
peak Mount Everest on May 21, 2009 and later conquering Mt Kilimanjaro, the highest
peak in the Africa continent in February this year.
Taro Chatung, chairman of TOF informed that Mra reached the Alaska’s capital on 18
June last and is presently making preparation for the final assault.
Phuntsok is organizing the expedition from Delhi to New York where he stayed with
Mra for ten days before proceeding towards Alaska, Chatung informed adding, at New
York Lobsang made all arrangements in regard to the summit. Lobsang is also sponsoring
Mra’s trip from New Delhi to New York and vice versa. Chatung while lauding the initiative
of Lobsang thanked him for all the support.
Meanwhile, Chatung lauded the initiative of regional office of SBI here, for contributing
an amount of eighty five thousand to Mra for his expedition. The amount has already
been transferred to Alaska on 18th last, Chatung added.
“Maximum portion of the expenditure for this expedition has been raised by Home Minister
Tako Dabi from various well wishers,” Chatung informed, while extending his gratitude
to him for his noble gesture.
Chongkham takes stock of poor performance in schools
ITANAGAR, June 22: A coordination meeting of all Gaon Burahs, PR Members and teachers
of Chongkham Block was held today to discuss due poor performance of schools.
The PRI members, GBs and general public expressed their displeasure with the teachers
for being negligent while discharging their duties. Calling for necessary steps by
concerned authorities, the leaders said that due to lack of interest by teachers
in teaching, generation next is suffering. also blame the introduction of SSA.
Parliamentary secretary C T Mein said that teachers should take more interest and
care for students. While lamenting lack of quality education, he said that teachers
should not sacrifice the lives of student because of lack of sincerity. While asking
the society to be more vigilant, he asked all the teachers to dedicate themselves
for the cause of the society.
DDSE, Lohit, Kento Rina also expressed his dissatisfaction at the performance of
the teachers. He assured that there will be no compromise with education and negligent
teachers will be taken to task.
Chow Meaho Namchoom, working president, Khamti Singpho Council asked the teachers
and students to take advantage of modern education facilities. The chairman of the
meeting Tuli Gangkak i/c EAC Chongkham said that unequal distribution of teachers
to the schools as one of the causes for poor performances. He further said that as
per SSA guidelines, Village Education Committee is empowered to look after the school
matters but unfortunately many of VEC members are not educated to comply with the
rules. He said that to bring changes in education sector, public leaders, parents
have to come forward.
Training cum-exposure visit on bee-keeping technology mission
ITANAGAR, June 22: A team of farmers including representatives of the Manghai Welfare
Society (NGO), Sangram from Kurung Kumey district conducted a week-long training
cum-exposure visit on bee-keeping technology mission scheme at sericulture farm,
Sille in East Siang district recently. The team was guided by Kurung Kumey incharge
DHO Tai Janu.
During their visit, Janu highlighting the importance of honey production urged the
farmers to gain clear concept regarding the process of bee keeping so that they
could train other farmers in their respective area.
Development officer of the sericulture farm T Tadeng explained in details about various
aspects of honey production with special reference to Indian Bee. He also suggested
the farmers to adopt mixed cropping system along with bee-keeping by planting some
trees for rearing muga silkworm. Muga rearing scheme can be availed under the catalytic
development programme (CDP). The programme is implemented by sericulture branch of
the department of textile and handicraft, he further informed.
MWS president Ngorang Tado appealed the authorities to conduct such programme frequently
for economic benefit of rural people.
Farmers meet at Maro
ITANAGAR, June 22: A three- day “Kishan Gosthi” programme organized by Krishi Vigyan
Kendra, Upper Subansiri District, at Maro Village concluded on June 20. The programme,
sponsored by Agricultural Technology Management Agency, Daporijo was aimed mainly
to extend new scientific technologies of agriculture and allied subjects through
interactive discussions with the farmers. Around 95 farmers from Maro and neighbouring
villages attended the Gosthi.
Agriculture Development Officer R. Duchok asked the farmers to extract maximum benefit
from the Kishan Gosthi and share their field experience among farmers and technical
staffs of KVK. He emphasized on the use of new and improved technology in the local
condition for better production and overall development of the farm community.
Keeping in view the production potential of ginger in Arunachal Pradesh and to facilitate
the ginger growers with improved storage facilities for storing ginger even up to
6-9 months which will help in fetching higher price during lean period, W. Purnima
Devi, Subject Matter Specialist (Agronomy) delivered a lecture on “An improved method
of storage of ginger in fresh form”. She also enlightened the farmers with the importance
of Azolla in rice cultivation and encouraged them to popularize and grow more Azolla
in their paddy fields.
Nani Yampi, SMS (Plant Protection) discussed in detail through slide presentation
on the topic “IPM on rice”. Highlighting the importance of Bordeaux mixture in pest
and disease control, she also demonstrated, along with the farmers, the preparation
of the chemical mixture.
On the following day, Dr. Bina Saikia, SMS (Animal Husbandry and Veterinary), delivered
a lecture on “Poultry farming” covering different aspects of poultry management,
housing, poultry diseases, treatment and preventive measures and this was followed
by discussion on different diseases of pig, cattle, mithun, etc. Keeping in view
of some endemic diseases, the farmers were asked to follow proper vaccination schedule
and regular deworming.
Later, Dipjyoti Bora, Programme Assistant (Fisheries) lectured on “Integrated Pig
cum Fish Farming” and encouraged the farmers to properly utilize pig and sty waste.
The Gosthi concluded on the third day with a talk on “Composting” and “Importance
of soil testing and Sampling methods” by Nyape Bam, Farm Manager. He also conducted
a quiz session on the discussed topic and the winners were distributed prizes to
appreciate and encourage their active participation. The farmers were fully satisfied
with the methodology of the programme.
11 months free Typewriting and Shorthand course training
ITANAGAR, June 22: Sub Regional Employment Officer, CGC for SC/ST, Naharlagun Olom
Talom informed that the department is organising 11 months free special coaching
programme on Typewriting and Shorthand for SC/ST candidates, including general English,
general knowledge and computer basic training, sponsored by Director General of Employment
and Training, Ministry of Labour and Employment, govt. of India.
The training would start from July 01 and the selection test/interview will be held
on June 29.
Any SC/ST Class 10+2 passed interested candidate may apply or collect application
form on production of educational qualification, age proof, caste certificate, employment
registration card from SREO CGC for SC/ST, Naharlagun before June 26.
MLA inaugurates school
ROING, June 22: MLA Laeta Umbrey accompanied by YW Ringu, Deputy Commissioner has
inaugurated Primary School at Maselo Village today.
Umbrey has assured to provide fund for electrification and purchase of furniture
for the school through MLA LAD fund. He further assured to look into the other infrastructure
need of the school once it starts functioning.
Deputy Commissioner of the district, Y W Ringu exhorted the parents to give opportunity
to all their children in getting education. She also called for equal chances of
education to girl child and requested the Village Education Council (VEC) to monitor
for the effective functioning of the school.
She further asked the teachers to impart Science and Mathematics orientation to the
students besides language.
DDSE T Tatak informed that the school building was constructed at the cost of Rs
6 Lacs. The school building funded by SSA was constructed by VEC as executing agency.
He further informed that the school has a total of 43 students up to class 1 at present
with 2 teachers.
Sigu Miku, VEC Chairman, Abu Saring, DAEO also spoke on the occasion. Namo Linggi,
ZPM Roing and other Panchayat leaders besides public, teachers and students were
present on the occasion. (DIPRO)
APCYGTSU demands posting of COs
ITANAGAR, June 22: All Palin Chambang Yangte Gangte and Tarak-Langdi Students Union
(APCYGTSU) has urged the Govt for posting of COs both at Palin and Yangte HQs
In a three-point memorandum submitted to the Kurung Kumey deputy commissioner, the
union resented that the Yangte CO had been performing dual charge due to non-posting
of CO at Palin for last five months. However, presently the Yangte circle has no
CO since its upgradation. Therefore the union urged the DC to take step for immediate
posting of circle officers both at Palin and Yangte.
Expressing resentment over the alleged encroachment in Govt Hr Secondary school compound
at Palin, the union also demanded clear cut demarcation of the school boundary and
removal of encroachers. It further demanded reconstruction of boys hostel, which,
the union said, was totally damaged.
Welly inaugurates upgraded Hr Sec School
ITANAGAR, June 22: Water Resources Development Minister Atum Welly has inaugurated
a newly upgraded secondary school, Darlong at a mammoth gathering during his visit
to Seijosa area on June 7 last. He announced a grant of Rs 10 lakh from his MLALAD
fund for construction of RCC class rooms of the upgraded secondary school.
The minister also inaugurated a multipurpose hall at Seijosa and a mixed double
While addressing public meetings at both the places, the Minister assured to give
priority to genuine public demands, according to an official release.
Pay heed to people’s grievances: CTAYWA
ITANAGAR, June 22: The Chayang Tajo Area Youth Welfare Association (CTAYWA) has appealed
the local MLA and panchayat leaders to take bold steps towards solution to various
problems being faced by the people of Chayang Tajo area within a month’s time.
Expressing resentment over reported non-completion of construction of BSNL tower
in Chayangtajo, the Association alleged that the tower could not see the light of
the day till date due to lack of coordination between panchayat leaders and DTO East
People of Chayangtajo area is still deprived of modern facilities like internet,
mobile and television, the Association said and appealed the Doordarshan, Itanagar,
spread their tentacles to rich the far-flung area.
There is no any medical staff at Chayangtajo medical centre, the association claimed
and demanded that authorities should ensure presence of Govt doctor and medical staff
besides posting of experienced doctor in the health centre.
It also demanded infrastructure development of newly upgraded Chayangtajo higher
secondary school and posting of experienced teachers.
Newly upgraded Siying Primary school inaugurated
PASIGHAT, June 22: The newly upgraded Primary School of Siying (Rani), Ruksin Educational
Block under SSA mission was inaugurated by MLA Dr. Tangor Tapak yesterday.
While speaking on the occasion, Dr Tapak thanked the community members of Rani Village
for construction of the OBT building on self-help basis. He conveyed his thanks to
Tasup Tali of Rani Village who donated the land for the purpose and also the SSA
team for commendable service to the district.
The newly joined DDSE- cum DPO Tani Talom welcomed the initiatives of the community
members, land donors and the panchayat leaders and assured to provide all possible
help by the department imparting quality education.
SDO Ruksin appealed the people to cooperate with the authority while carrying out
the activities of SSA, RMSA and general education in the area. (DIPRO)
Social service to restore the Khonsa town roads
KHONSA, June 22: The All Tirap Students ‘Union in collaboration with district administration
and bazaar welfare committee conducted a mass social service to restore the Khonsa
town roads today.
They cleared the drains, garbage and filled-up the large potholes. The urban development
department pressed into service a JCV to remove the water pipes that had blocked
It may be added here that due to incessant rain in the last few weeks the township
roads have been badly damaged, making them difficult even for the pedestrians to
walk, leave alone vehicles to ply. People living in the sweet fall colony suffered
the most, even the vehicle owners had to go to office, hospitals, and market etc
on foot as it was not possible for them to take vehicle.
On the sideline of the social service, the president of ATSU Somwang Homcha appreciated
the concern of the DC for the deteriorating Khonsa roads and requested the urban
Development department to supervise and monitor the ongoing work properly. The DC
W. Lowang himself and HoDs actively participated in the social service. (DIPRO)
Four Arunachalee karatekas to represent India in Japan event
ITANAGAR, Jun 22: Four Karate players from Arunachal Pradesh will represent the country
at Wado World Karate-Do Cup to be held at Nagoya City, Japan from August 13 to 16
According to Arunachal Wado-Kai Karate-Do Association release, Nanu Sangha, Rakom
Dugi, Likha Lej and Sinne Mikhu have been selected from the state by Wado Kai Karate
Do Federation of India to represent India in the event.
Both Nanu and Rakom will compete in senior category while Likha and Sinne will compete
in sub-junior category.
Meanwhile, Association’s chief instructor Sensei Yarda Niki lauded all the karatekas
for being selected to represent country at international event and hoped they will
bring glory to the state as well as country by winning medal.
Sanjay calls for amendment
ITANAGAR: MP Takam Sanjay in a letter to the Prime Minister requested for an amendment
to Article 164(1A) of the Constitution of India limiting the size of Council of Ministers
to 30% for all North East States instead of 15% or 12 to enable state government
to give proportionate-representation to various tribes in the council of ministers
in these states. This change would also help give stability in North East States
where there is frequent reshuffling of council of ministers due to political conflicts,
he said. Political unrest is evident as there is no good governance or smooth functioning
of government machinery as the tribal dominated states in the North East Region expect
representation of all important tribes in the Council of Ministers and many of them
are disgruntled for not finding a place in the council of ministers, he added.
Consultation on policy for children
ITANAGAR: ACR would organise a consultation on the proposed National Policy for Children
on June 24.
The consultation is part of a national process, which has been initiated among others
by the National Secretariat of the India Alliance for Child Rights. The purpose of
the consultations is to brainstorm on the possible process to be followed in the
Northeast. The diversity and nuances of issues pertaining to children can only be
fairly reflected if consultations are held in all the states of the region with representation
from civil society, the government and the knowledge institutions like the universities
and research organisations, said an ACR release.
“Government Gazettes to Directorate Printing”
NAHARLAGUN: In view of the Govt. Order relating to Business of the Government of
Arunachal Pradesh (allocation) Rules 1998, all matters pertaining to publication
of all types of Government gazettes is now being done in the Directorate of Printing,
In this regard, DIPR has issued a Circular today with the request to send all types
of publication of Government Gazettes directly to the Directorate of Printing instead
of Directorate of Information and Public Relations, Naharlagun.
India Post’s financial schemes
ITANAGAR: India Post has launched new financial schemes like pension scheme, MO Videsh
and iMO. Public can now avail the services through head post office and other selected
Post offices, said an official release.
ITANAGAR, June 22: A mass social service was conducted at government secondary school,
The programme was organised by ZP Chairperson Nabam Aka.
PWD and UD Minister Nabam Tuki, PRI leaders, GBs and government departmental staff
of Toru circle attended the social service.
Meanwhile responding to SMC demands, Tuki assured to provide possible help to the
Meanwhile, Totpu Panchayat Youth Welfare Society is organizing a social service at
govt. residential school Totpu on June 28.
ITANAGAR, June 22: District Congress Committee, East Kameng District, Seppa mourned
the sudden demise of Lorong Degio, HGB, who died on June 19 at Bana camp in a road
accident. He served as Zilla Parishad Member in 2003 but he later quit politics and
joined as HGB, Yangsey village.
The members of the committee conveyed its condolence message to the bereaved family
members and prayed for the eternal peace of the departed soul.
Forum resents transfer
ITANAGAR, June 22: Mebo Circle Unemployed Youth Forum expressing concerned over the
transfer of Er. T Tako, Executive Engineer PHE Department Pasighat before the expiry
of three years tenure, appealed the concerned authority to cancel the transfer order
ITANAGAR, June 22: Yukar Punnu has been appointed as President, Lower Subansiri District
unit of North East Development Welfare Society.
Yali Doyom has been appointed as Upper Subansiri district BJP Mohila Morcha president
for smooth functioning of the party.
Correction: The name of Rajesh Pagba, newly appointed Upper Subansiri BJP vice president
was wrongly mentioned as ‘Rajesh Pagha’ in our yesterday’s edition. It should be
read as “Pagba’ in place of ‘Pagha’. The error is regretted.
ITANAGAR, June 22: Terming the reported reconstitution of the executive body of the
All Arunachal Pradesh Maxicab Association (AAPMA) as false, Arunachal Public Motors
Transport Federation (APMTF) secretary general and general secretary of the AAPMA,
M T Anga clarified that no new executive body was constituted as reported in the
paper and all the executive members remain the same as earlier.
ABK on tour
PASIGHAT, June 22: A team of executive members of ABK headed by its President Ajin
Apang accompanied by Indigenous Tribal Verification Committee Chairman Batsu Perme
along with a few senior citizens of Adi community visited Nongkong and Jaipur of
Mahadevpur and Namsai area on June 20-21.
During the two days visit, the ABK members also held meeting with the Khamti-Singpho
Development Council and exchanged ideas for better understanding between the two
communities. The team also visited the Lower Siang Dam site today and a public meeting
is being held at Namsing village under Mebo Sub-division on June 23 next relating
to various developmental issues confronting the community. (DIPRO)
ITANAGAR, June 22: APEDA, Chairman Likha Saaya and AAPSU President Takam Tatung would
attend the inaugural function of All Lower Subansiri Students’ Union 10th General
Conference cum Election on June 30 at Government Higher Secondary School, Yazali
as Chief Guest and Guest of Honour in.
Inauguration of sports club
ITANAGAR, June 22: Mengio Sports Club (MSC) formed recently to promote various games
and sports activities within the district and state as well, would be formally inaugurated
on June 26 at Naharlagun.
The Director of Sports and Youth Affairs, functionaries from Arunachal Olympic Associations,
National Youth Project, the District Sports Officer and PRI leaders of Mengio area
are expected to attend the function.