DLMC inspection yields results
ROING, Sept 13: The regular inspection by the Lower Dibang Valley District Level
Monitoring Committee (DLMC) headed by Deputy Commissioner of the district, Y W Ringu
to various centrally funded developmental works carried out by different executing
agencies has finally yielded results. The 40.50 mtr length Steel Truss Bridge over
Kundil River in between Iduli and Kabang Village has been completed on time despite
all odds of unfavorable weather conditions and fund constraints. The bridge has been
constructed by Rural Works Department under Rural Infrastructural Development Fund
(RIDF) and it will serve as the lifeline for the people of Kabang Village and nearby
When the DLMC member inspected the bridge site recently, J Angu, AE (RWD) informed
that the bridge is being given the final touch however due to shortage of fund, the
construction of approach road, protection of the abutment and strengthening of the
Embankment could not be carried out. He apprised the committee that a revised estimate
of `21787500.00 was sent to the govt. to carry out the remaining work besides training
of upstream and downstream side of the river.
The committee also visited the construction site of road from Jia Tinali on Roing-Shantipur
Road (9.20 km) to Bizari via Idili (17.8km length) Phase-I which is executed by Public
Work Department under Non-Lapsable Central Pool Resources (NLCPR).
Bom Borang, AE(PWD) apprised that work for `50 Lakhs released by the state govt out
of ` 545.15 Lakhs on last March has been carried out and the department is awaiting
for release of more fund by the state govt to continue the construction work.
The Committee expressed satisfaction on the progress of both the works and further
asked the executing agencies for early completion of the remaining works.
Road erosion at Ganga Lake
ITANAGAR, Sept 13: Road erosion at various points near the Ganga lake caused by the
recent heavy rains has threatened the historic lake, informed Batt Welfare Committee.
Only a stretch of few meters is left between the erased road sites and the natural
wall of Ganga lake. If proper protection measures are not taken immediately, it might
burst anytime causing a great disaster in nearby village, BWC feared.
Mud and landslide triggered by recent rains also washed away paddy fields, sericulture,
orchard gardens, medicinal/ornamental plants and domestic animals of Batt villagers.
It appealed to the authorities concerned to visit the affected areas and assess the
damages caused to the villagers.
Meanwhile, All Banderdewa Circle Students Union appealed to the authority concerned
to provide relief to the flood affected people of Pichola and Tani Hapa and repair
the damaged Panbari bridge.
AMSU against PRC for non APST
ITANAGAR, Sep 13: All Mishmi Students Union (AMSU) has appreciated All Arunachal
Pradesh Students Union (AAPSU) and District students Unions of Lohit and Changlang
for raising voice against issue of permanent residential certificate (PRC) to non-APST
populace of Lohit and Changlang districts. AMSU urged student bodies to keep fighting
against this decision until governments cancel the order.
Further AMSU informed that people of Wakro area of Lohit district has offered the
land at Kathan village for the establishment of head-quarter for the proposed ‘Arunachal
Scout’ which has also figured in the AAPSU’s eleven point demand placed before the
government of Arunachal Pradesh on 8th Sep 2010. The land will be donated free of
cost. Expressing gratitude to apex student body AAPSU for including this demand,
AMSU informed that setting up of Arunachal Scout headquarter will go long way in
saving interest of local as area face constant threat from underground elements.
AMSU has further questioned the working of boundary committee which has been set
up by govt. of Arunachal Pradesh for the proper demarcation of the district boundary
of Changlang and Lohit. But the committee is seems to be good in paper and within
their air- conditioned office. Neither have they visited the actual boundary till
now nor do they seem interested with their given task. Hence the union urges the
committee to come out with the feasible solution at earliest to ease the problems
being faced by the people living along the boundary.
APCU to Participate in National Conference
Itanagar, Sept 13: Tok Buttam, the President and Taw Tebin, the General Secretary
of Arunachal Pradesh Catholic Union (APCU) will represent Arunachal Pradesh for the
first time in the 56th Annual All India Catholic Union (AICU) National Conference
to be held from 16th to 19th September at Pastoral Institute, Shanti Kiran, Mangalore,
Representatives from 164 Dioceses from all over India will be part of the Conference.
The conference will address issues and concerns of the Christian Community. The
problems pertaining to Dalit and Tribal Christian Communities will be widely dealt
with during the conference.
The Biennial elections of the AICU Office Bearers will also be held on 19th September.
AAPWU annual general conference venue declared
ITANAGAR, Sept 13: All Arunachal Pradesh Workers’ Union conducted a meeting under
the chairmanship of its President Jalley Sonam at its head quarter here today. He
declared that the annual general conference of the All Arunachal Pradesh Workers
Union will be held at Daporijo from October 29-30 2010.
APWU President Jalley Sonam congratulating the newly elected office bearers of the
Upper Subansiri District Unit assured to provide all possible help the district unit.
He further advising the worker to stand united and resolve any issues through mutual
understanding further told them to maintain the ideologies of the trade union and
enroll their names in the Arunachal Pradesh Building and Other Construction Workers
During the meeting AAPWU General Secretary Changma Tajo advised the newly elected
Upper Subansiri District Unit AAPWU to work according to the ideology of the trade
union dedicatedly for the betterment of the working class of the state.
AAPWU Convener Tadum Yangfo also advised the district unit to be dedicated in their
assigned duties and extend their help the people.
Newly elected President and General Secretary, Upper Subansiri District Unit AAPWU
Tabi Marde and Taje Digbak appraised their grievances on the occasion.
They appealed to the state government to release pending Bonus of the workers and
urged the members of the district unit to maintain unity and appealed to the AAPWU
head quarter office bearers to extend help to the district unit.
Other newly elected office bearers of AAPWU, Upper Subansiri District Unit are Tatak
Dabu vice President, Yania Murtem Women Wing President, Yaning Tachring Vice President
Women Wing and Chuna Lui General Secretary Women Wing.
PR leaders demand posting of CO
ITANAGAR, Sept 13: The Anchal Samity chairperson and ASMs of Mopom area in Upper
Siang district has appealed to the state Govt for immediate posting of a CO to Mopom
administrative circle. The Panchayat leaders in a letter to the chief secretary
resented that the CO headquarters has no circle officer after the then CO was transferred
at Pasighat without reliever during the first half of 2009. Moreover, the staff
of the CO office who was looking after the administrative works had also been transferred
to Jengging this year without reliever, it further said adding that at present there
is only a group-D staff at the circle office.
Meanwhile, Mariyang-Mopom Anchal Samity chairperson Ani Moyong appealed to the Upper
Subansiri district deputy commissioner to submit the list of panchayat leaders of
the district to the higher authorities of Panchayat department for immediate release
PR leaders lodge complaint
ITANAGAR, Sept 13: The BDO cum Programme officer of Ziro–I CD block has misused
his official capacity in implementation of MGNREGA scheme. This was alleged by a
group of panchayat leaders in a complaint letter to the Commissioner, Panchayati
30 Panchayat leaders including Gram chairpersons in its letter alleged that the
BDO illegally diverted MGNREGA fund meant for all 7 Anchal segments to Reru-Kalung
Anchal segment. They requested the Commissioner to take action against the persons
involved in fund diversion and issue directives for non-diversion of MGNREGA fund.
Meanwhile, Gram Panchayat Member Totpu-I, Sagalee Techi Pahi concerned over the implementation
of Mahatma Gandhi National Employment Guarantee Act Scheme said that people of Sagalee
CD Block has been deprived of 100 days work by the authority.
In the last five years the authority has provided 3,4,16,16, 16 days of work out
of 100 days under the MG-NREGA, he alleged.
Pahi strongly condemning the authority for not providing 100 days of work under the
scheme appealed to the people to fight for their legal rights to get 100 days work
in a year.
Eid Milan celebrated at Ziro
ITANAGAR, Sept 13: Eid Milan Utsav was celebrated by the Muslim community in a grand
manner at Jama Mosjid, near Forest Gate Hapoli on Sept 11 last.
The president of the All Arunachal Tribal Muslim Association Md Zakir Kyoda inaugurated
the Hapoli branch office of the Association on the auspicious occasion.
Kyoda called upon the Muslims to live a peaceful life and maintain brotherhood with
all other community members. Er S H Choudhury and Er Byabang Pratap of Power Grid
Corporation stressed need of maintaining peace and harmony.
Sagalee CHC needs urgent attention
ITANAGAR, Sept 13: Nationalist Congress Party, Sagalee unit has urged the Papum Pare
district medical officer for immediate posting of doctors and para-medical staff
with adequate medicines to Community Health Centre, Sagalee.
Alleging that the health sector in Sagalee area has been neglected for last two decades,
the NCP unit said the CHC is the only health Centre which provides essential medical
service to the patients of Sagalee area before they rush to Itanagar for further
treatment. It demanded the authorities to equip the CHC with modern equipment, adequate
life saving drugs and medical staff.
Nirjuli imposes the order
ITANAGAR, Sept 13: Following the order of the Capital district magistrate, the Nirjuli
Market Welfare Committee (NMWC) has prohibited dumping of debris or building materials
on the road side of Nirjuli area and selling of gutka, cigarette and pan masala within
the 1 km radius of educational institutions in Nirjuli.
Big wins for MVFC, BTFC
Itanagar, Sept 13: MVFC thrashed FC Senki Valley 9-1 while SLSA was mauled 6-0 by
BTFC in today’s league level matches of Summer Cup Invitational Football Championship
played at Rajiv Gandhi Stadium, Naharlagun.
CCSC vs Game Zone, 2 pm
IRBn vs DFC, 4 pm
ITANAGAR, Sept 13: All Mengio Students’ Union (AMSU) appealed for posting atleast
two veterinary doctors at Megio to tackle diseases in Mithun.
Two staff presently on duty are not sufficient enough to cover entire Mengio area
as diseases continue to claim mithun for want of treatment, AMSU, in its letter to
Director of Veterinary Department, said. It further appealed for providing financial
assistance in the form of relief fund to the owners of died mithuns.
Counselling programme for mothers
ITANAGAR, Sept 13: Highlighting the Do’s and Don’ts for a pregnant mother from pre-natal
to post-natal, a counselling programme for eligible mothers was organized by Jarkum
& Yania Charitable Society at Hawa Camp health sub-centre, Kimin yesterday.
Altogether 63 women from both Upper and Lower Sher and Sele villages availed the
benefits of the counselling programme. Health Assistant of Hawa Camp health sub-centre
(i/c) Huri Aman and her staff and accredited social health activists (ASHAs) were
the resource persons of the programme which was conducted under Mother NGO scheme
of Nani Shala Foundation under RCH programme of NRHM, Naharlagun.
ITANAGAR, Sept 13: Teachers’ Day was celebrated by Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyala,
Siyum/Nacho in befitting manner by organizing various cultural, literary and games
& sports competitions among students on September Five last, according to a delayed
report received here today.
In his speech, Orphan Trust chairman, Tapa Baki, who was the chief guest, spoke about
promotion of compulsory girl’s education. He also stressed on quality education and
extra curricular activities among students to improve their skills.
Echoing the chief guest, Tajin Mosu, guest of honour, called upon teachers to discharge
duty properly as per their reputation and maintain discipline in and off the school
ITANAGAR, Sept 13: Ramle Banggo Welfare Society congratulated Mukti Nath Doley, Junior
Teacher of Government Middle School Namey, East Siang District for getting National
Award from Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of School Education
This award is given in public recognition of valuable service to the community as
a teacher of outstanding merit.
ITANAGAR, Sept 13: The final of the football tournament conducted in memory of Late
Tarung Pabin, former Minister by Mirem Sport Association at Mirem would be held on
Minister Education Bosiram Siram would be the Chief Guest while MLA Tamiyo Taga will
be the Guest of honour.
Scouts & Guides Course
ITANAGAR, Sept 13: A general informative course for Scouts and Guides on progressive
training on Scouts and Guides, effective planning and proper implementation of activities
etc was organized by Bharat Scouts and Guides, Dist. HQ Tezu at Govt. Sec. School
Namsai on September 7 and 8 last.
Over 35 Scouts and Guides from Namsai division attended the programme.
The concluding function was attended by GHHS, Namsai principal CT Moungkang.
Renovate approach road
ITANAGAR, Sept 13: The Chimpu –II Gram Panchayat Member Tagru Tari has appealed the
PWD department to renovate the approach road to Sangay Laden Sports Academy and office
of the Directorate Sports and Youth Affairs, Chimpu at the earliest.
The panchayat leader said that the recent flash flood added woes to the office goers
and general public by damaging culverts and drainage system of the approach road
which has been lying in dilapidated conditions for many years due to apathetic attitude
of the authorities.
Many of our leaders speak about the importance of sports and games activities in
the state, but they fail to realize the need of better road connectivity and sports
infrastructure for grooming up good sports personalities, he rued.
ITANAGAR, Sept 13: Doordarshan Kendra, Itanagar will celebrate the 51st anniversary
of Doordarshan telecast on Sept 15th. To mark the foundation day, a prog will be
held in at Banquet Hall, Itanagar where M.P. Takam Sanjay has consented to grace
the occasion as Chief Guest. As part of the celebration, Binni Yanga would be felicitated
for her contribution towards the uplift of underprivileged women and children. During
the function two short films- one on Binni Yanga and another one on journey of Doordarshan
will be screened.
ITANAGAR, Sept 13: Arunachal Pradesh Patient Welfare Committee Vellore (APPWCV) Office
would be inaugurated by Health and Family Welfare Minister Tanga Byaling on September
14 near Rajiv Gandhi Stadium, Naharlagun.
ITANAGAR, Sept 13: Donyi Dokum School Committee, Itanagar in its general meeting
highlighting the grievances of the government primary school Donyi Dokum Colony appealed
to the state government particularly the Education department to provide sanitation,
electricity, drinking water and other infrastructure to the school immediately.
It claimed that due to lack of infrastructure and other basic facilities, the students
and parents are facing problems.
Union express gratitude
ITANAGAR, Sept 13: All Sagalee Students’ Union (ASSU) expressed gratitude to All
Papum Pare District Students Union (APPDSU) president and its finance secretary,
NCP state unit vice president, Toru anchal samity chairperson, among others, for
their contribution in renovating the 60-bedded MIBT Boys hostel of Govt Middle School
ITANAGAR: A seminar on ‘Renewable Energy Technology: Issues and Prospects’ is being
organized by the Mechanical and Electrical Engineering departments of NERIST on September
24 and 25 at NERIST, Nirjuli.
The seminar is intended to provide a platform to explore cutting edge ideas and to
exchange research findings and experiences. Academicians and professionals of various
science and technological institutes of the country are expected to attend the seminar.
Vote for Teji
ITANAGAR: All Lower Subansiri Student’s Union has urged people of Arunachal to keep
voting for Toko Teji who has entered the seminal round of reality show India’s Got
Talent Khoj-2 which is being telecast in Colors channel. Nirjuli Market Welfare Committee
has also appealed to all the traders’ community of Nirjuli market and general public
to vote Toko Teji.
The seminal final round voting will start on Saturday 18th September from 9 pm to
till 19th September 9 am. One can vote for Teji by messaging TT to 56882.
ITANAGAR, Sept 13: District Congress Committee, Lower Dibang Valley District deeply
mourned the sudden demise of IFS Kayang Pertin, of Meka village Roing.
It prayed for the eternal peace of the departed soul
ITANAGAR, Sept 13: Jumge Rallen and Hilek Kena have been elected as president and
General Secretary of Kara Youth Association.