ATA unit demands timely supply of MDM food grains
ITANAGAR, Oct 6: Arunachal Teachers’ Association (ATA) Kurung Kumey unit has called
for timely supply of food grains to the schools under mid-day meal (MDM) scheme in
Kurung Kumey district.
Expressing resentment over delay in distribution of MDM food grains to the schools,
the ATA unit claimed that only 10 to 20 per cent of the allotted food grains reach
the schools at the end of academic session.
However, the Association unit lauded the Kurung Kurung district administration and
DDSE for their decision to disburse teachers’ salary through bank account and assured
cooperation to the administration in improving education scenario in the district.
Farmers demand cold storage facilities
ITANAGAR, Oct 6: A delegation of farmers of Jampani area in East Siang district called
on the MLA Tangor Tapak yesterday and appealed him to take urgent step for supply
of electricity to the cold storage at Niglok Industrial area for the benefit of the
farmers of East Siang Siang district in general and Jampani area in particular.
Tapir Mingki, general secretary of the East Siang Farmers Union Sille block further
informed that 50 per cent of potatoes produced completely perished in Jampani area
during last year due to lack of cold storage facilities. The cold storage constructed
is not functioning due to lack of power supply, Mingki said while adding that the
matter has been brought to the notice of the authorities concerned many a times,
but yielded no results.
However, Dr Tapak assures to take up the matter with authorities concerned for necessary
action, he claimed in a release.
ITANAGAR, Oct 6: NSS unit of North East Homoeopathic Medical College and Hospital,
Itanagar conducted awareness cum homoeopathic medical camp at Donyi Polo hearing
impaired school. Some of eminent medical officers of college participated in the
programme. Free medical treatment and counseling were provided to numerous patients
from nearby areas who turned up during the day.
ITANAGAR, Oct 6: Nerba Colony Welfare Society will conduct a social service in order
to renovate the road starting from SIRD office to Nerba colony on Oct 7.
ITANAGAR, Oct 6: Mohan Gyadi and Taba Billow would lead the Rajiv Gandhi University
Students’ Union as its President and general secretary for the session 2010-2010.
Twenty one office bearers of were elected un-opposed.
Taliha cries for development
ITANAGAR, Oct 6: All Taliha Youth Welfre Society has appealed the authorities concerned
including the local MLA to take immediate step for development of Taliha circle headquarters.
The Society in a release resented that Taliha one of the oldest circles in the state
is still crying for development. Drain water with garbage is following over the
town road due to lack of drainage system and garbage are seen everywhere due to
lack of proper town planning, the Society said.
Poster against leaders condemned
ITANAGAR, Oct 6: The Congress leaders of Likabali segment condemned the allegations
leveled against Likabali MLA cum parliamentary secretary, IT and S&T Jomde Kena and
AAPSU president Takam Tatung through postering reportedly by the National Liberation
Council of Taniland (NLCT) at Likabali.
Allegations are baseless, motivated and misleading, the BCC said in a release. The
people of Likabali have been experiencing good governance and rapid development under
the dynamic leadership of Kena, the release added.
State level Karate-do championship
ITANAGAR, Oct 6: 16th state level Karate-Do-Championship will be held at Daporijo,
Upper Subansiri district from Nov 26.
The 3-day event is being organized by Upper Subansiri District Karate Association
under the banner of Arunachal Karate Association.
Cyclone creates havoc in Dola village
ITANAGAR, Oct 6: An unexpected cyclone has played havoc in Dola village under Pejeriang
circle in East Kameng district on the evening of Oct 5, informed All East Kameng
Students union in a release today.
10 people were injured during the cyclone, the union claimed while adding that the
cyclone has also damaged 8 dwelling houses, 15 granaries. Many domestic animals
including cows, goats and pigs have lost their life under the impact of the cyclone,
the union further said.
The union appealed the authorities concerned to provide immediate assistance for
rehabilitation of the victims of the nature’s fury.
Reduce fee under RTI: ALSU
ITANAGAR, Oct 6: Arunachal Law Students Union (ALSU) has appealed the state Governor
to revoke the recent gazette notification enhancing the information fee to Rs 10
per page under RTI.
Pointing out the Govt notification No AR-99/2010, Dt Sept 14 in this regard, the
ALSU said the rate is not reasonable as the public will find it difficult to bear
the exorbitant rate. The rate of photo copy in the market is Rs 2 per page, the union
ITANAGAR, Oct 6: The officers and staff of the Sagalee ADC office have deeply mourned
the untimely death of Late Nati Pertin, Yupia CO who died at Naharlagun on Oct 4.
In a condolence meeting the Govt employees observed two minute silence as a mark
of respect to the departed soul and also prayed to the Almighty to bestow enough
strength to the bereaved family to bear the irreparable loss.
Meanwhile, All Hong Employees Welfare Association, Ziro deeply mourned the death
of Late Punyo Tado, who died at Guwahati after brief illness on Oct 5. Late Tado
was working as UDC in power department, the Association informed.
The association members prayed to Almighty to grant eternal peace of the departed
soul and for enough strength to the bereaved family to bear the irreparable loss.
Contractors demand NIT
ITANAGAR, Oct 6: All East Kameng Contractors Welfare Association (AEKCWA) has demanded
the Executive Engineer, Bameng division to issue tender for construction of Para
Holling Bridge immediately.
The bridge under RIDF NABARD scheme was sanctioned during 2008-09, but the construction
has not been started yet after three years, the union resented.
Seminar on preservation of culture
BOMDILA: A University Grant Commission (UGC) sponsored 4-days national level seminar
on “Issues of Development and Change in Tribal Areas of Northeast India” was organized
at Govt. College here recently in collaboration with the Buddhist Cultural Preservation
Inaugurating the meet, West Kameng deputy commissioner R.Tashi stressed the need
of participative growth for overall development of the Northeast. He also lauded
the efforts of Govt. College Bomdila for organizing such useful and relevant seminar
at the college.
College principal Dr. H. Lasa spoke on balanced fusion of modernity and traditional
values for a healthy society.
Among others, the seminar was attended by 13 scholars from across the country and
there were a total of five technical sessions, according to a release from the college.
Road link disrupted
ITANAGAR: Road communication between Naharlagun and Banderdewa on NH-52 A has been
disrupted due to damage in road formation at Karsingsa shrinking zone on Oct 5.
The restoration work has already started in full swing, but it may take at least
3 days and traffic for Banderdewa may be diverted to Doimukh via Harmuty road, said
an official release.
Contractors not to lift PDS items
ITANAGAR: All Arunachal Pradesh PDS Carriage Contractors Welfare Association has
informed that it would not lift Food Corporation of India items from Oct after the
pending HTS bills of Arunachal for 2004-05 were not released.
Likha Maj, its president stated that state govt should direct FCI to engage their
transporters to carry FCI items from the base depot to all the Fair Price Shop centers
in Arunachal to avert any food shortage in Arunachal.