E/Siang selected for pilot project on 2nd dose of Measles vaccination
PASIGHAT, Nov 3: The East Siang Deputy Commissioner cum chairman of the District
Health Society has informed that the district has been selected to run a pilot project
on the Catch Up Campaign for Measles Vaccine and same activity shall be followed
by other districts of the state next year.
The chairman stated that Measles (Linggun in Adi) is a very dangerous disease and
every year lots of children suffer. Even some die in case of outbreaks of the disease
despite availability of effective vaccine against said disease, he said. He informed
that the vaccine is usually given to all the children at 9 months to 1 year of age
and could control the disease to a great extent.
The chairman Onit Panyang further informed now the union government has decided to
administer a 2nd dose of this vaccine to all the children from 9 months to 10 (ten)
years of age to with a mission for complete elimination of Measles. He further appealed
to all the citizens to cooperate the concerned department in immunizing their children
with Measles vaccine either at the respective schools from November 8-13 or at their
respective Villages/Mohallas in community halls or Anganwadi Centres between November
15-27 next. DIRPO.
Pre Si-Donyi at Shillong
ITANAGAR, Nov 3: The students of Tagin community studying in various educational
institutions of Shillong will celebrate the 3rd Pre-Si Donyi festival at Arunachal
Bhawan, Shillong on November 20 next.
Meanwhile, Takir Kurdu, a youth leader and Taring Rai, President, All Tagin Student
Union (ATSU) have consented to grace the occasion as chief guest and guest of honour
UAEA decries recruitment rules
ITANAGAR, Nov 3: Unemployed Arunachalee Engineer Association (UAEA) has resented
over the present recruitment policy being adopted by the various departments of state
government. The association said that the recruitment rules have been changed illogically.
UAEA further added that the state government has modified the recruitment rule by
adopting 50:50 ratio in promotion of APST and non-APST officials from group B to
Association has demanded immediate reconsideration of present notification and sought
100 percent reservation in matters of promotion of group A and group B posts for
APST officials of both technical and non-technical.
UAEA has also asked state government to modify the present recruitment rules in the
directorate of textiles and handicrafts.
UAEA president Yumlam Aam said the wrong policy is depriving rights of many textile,
handloom and chemical engineering graduates from being recruited.
ITANAGAR, Nov 3: State Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) president has appointed
Beli Gadi as State Secretary.
State Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) president has appointed Kipa Tarish as City
ITANAGAR, Nov 3: The people of Kaying-Patum circle will celebrate golden jubilee
of Govt. Hr. Sec. School, Kaying from November 25 to 30 in a befitting manner.
To commemorate the celebration, former students Tayek Pado, EAC and Tasan Tamir,
ZPM Kaying have agreed to dedicate two nos of school gates.
Education Minister Bosiram Siram and MLA Tamyo Taga have consented to be the chief
guest and guest of honour of the occasion and release the golden jubilee souvenir.
ITANAGAR, Nov 3: All Tarum Tair Welfare Society (ATTWA) was formed recently with
Yorum Tari as chairman, Yari Tugung as vice chairman and Yorum Nyollo as general
ITANAGAR, Nov 3: All Bugun Youth Association will conduct various games and sports,
including traditional, literary and cultural competitions during its annual foundation
day celebration from November 27 to 29.
Bifurcation of directorate lauded
ITANAGAR, Nov 3: Arunachal Teachers Association (ATA) expressed happiness over Govt.’s
decision to bifurcate the Directorate of School Education (DSE) for Elementary Education
and other for Secondary Education which was a long pending demand of ATA.
ATA hoped that bifurcation of the directorate would help in implementing, monitoring
and supervising the programme and policies of education department as well as improving
the quality of education.
ITANAGAR, Nov 3: The residents of ESS Sector in a meeting here yesterday have formed
a new body called ESS Sector Welfare Committee. The meeting unanimously selected
a 17-member executive body with Habu Tabang and Dakme Taching as president and general
secretary respectively, besides a 10-member advisory committee and a five-member
The basic objective of the welfare committee is to work for well being of colony
dwellers and to promote a sense of community service among local denizens.
Chada achieves Intl rated player norm
ITANAGAR: Chess player Nabam Chada has achieved the International Rated Player norm
in the recently held tournament at Haryana. Chada is presently working as junior
engineer under PHE department, Yazali.
With this the number of International Rated chess players in the state has gone upto
Governor greets people on Torgya
ITANAGAR: Arunachal Pradesh Governor Gen JJ Singh has extended his best wishes to
all the people of Arunachal Pradesh on the auspicious occasion of the annual Drub-Chod-Chenmo
festival of the Monpas, popularly known as ‘Torgya’.
In his festival message, Gen Singh expressed his hope that the festival will continue
to showcase the rich religious traditions of the community and also propagate age-old
customs and practices.
May the festivity usher in peace, prosperity and communal harmony amongst all the
communities of Arunachal Pradesh, Governor wished.
ITANAGAR: APCC president Nabam Tuki has conveyed heatiest greetings to the people
of Arunachal Pradesh on the auspicious occasion of Deepawali, a festival of joy and
In his message, Tuki expressed hope that the festival will brighten the life of every
citizen of Arunachal Pradesh with blessing of Goddesses.