Eye OT inaugurated at Aalo
AALO, Aug 18: The completely renovated Eye OT (operation theatre) with air conditioning,
cool water storage machine and equipments sponsored by Tumnya Karbak and initiated
by Lions Club of Aalo was inaugurated by MLA Nyamar Karbak on August 15.
Addressing a meeting organised by the Lions Club of Aalo at General Hospital, Karbak
said that any little contribution by way of gesture towards health delivery system
can come handy for the suffering people and urged the club to live up to its commitment.
The hospital needs infrastructure and proper planning after its up-gradation to General
Hospital, he said and stressed on fund mobilisation on self help basis to meet up
petty initial requirements without depending all on government.
West Siang Deputy Commissioner Pige Ligu said that health delivery system is surging
under the supervision of the present DMO and medical fraternity should go ahead in
a cohesive unit to meet challenges ahead. He appealed to the MLA to look into the
urgent needs of the hospital.
Ogong Tamuk, on behalf of the Lions Club of Aalo spelt out the initiatives taken
by the club in health and education sector.
DMO Dr. Marbom Basar and Medical Superintendent Linya Lollen highlighted the various
problems faced by the hospital.
Dr. B. Bam disclosed that eye department has carried out 302 cataract surgeries,
detected 256 cases of eye diseases along with regular OPD case despite limited basic
ophthalmic equipments. DIPRO
Rebia provides ceiling fans, water purifiers for Kimin GHSS
ITANAGAR, Aug 18: Keeping his promises, local MLA and Legislative Assembly Speaker
Nabam Rebia has provided 27 ceiling fans and 11 water purifiers (filters) to Govt.
Hr. Secondary School, Kimin.
All the ceiling fans and water filters were installed and fitted in the school by
electrical and PHE department, informed school Principal Bomgi Doke.
It is worth mentioning here that Rebia on his visit to Govt. Hr. Sec. School last
month assured the students for early installation of ceiling fans and water filters
for each class.
ANSU-USU supports creation of Kamle district
ITANAGAR, Aug 18: All Nyishi Students’ Union, Upper Subansiri Unit (ANSU-USU), in
a release stated that it supports the creation of the new district Kamle bifurcating
parts of Upper Subansiri and Lower Subansiri districts which come under Raga Assembly
ANSU-USU claimed the people of Upper Subansiri are in favour of creation of the new
district for the social interest and better future for upcoming generation.
The students union said that the memorandum submitted to Upper Subansiri Deputy Commissioner
opposing inclusion of few villages in the proposed new district is nothing but an
act by some persons with vested interests.
The union demanded Raga MLA Tamar Murtem to establish the headquarters of the proposed
Kamle district in “no man’s land” area and independent ADC Office either at Gepen
or Tarpo at Don village.
Forest beat house inaugurated in Telam
ITANAGAR, Aug 18: The newly constructed Forest Beat office of Telam in East Siang
district was inaugurated by social worker Komnga Karlo on August 15 last. The function
was attended by President Ramle-Banggo GB association B Jumi Riram, President BCC,
Nari-Koyu Tumbom Riba, VP, Mandal BJP Nari-Koyu Dana Kadu, among others.
Avenue plantation at Mariyang conducted
ITANAGAR, Aug 18: More than 150 saplings of various species were planted at Mariyang
town by Modi Welfare Society to mark post 66th Van Mahotsav with a motto to “Clean
Mariyang, Green Mariyang” on Aug 14. Mariyang-Geku MLA Olom Panyang along with officers
and public leaders participated in the day long programme and provided fences for
the young plants. He emphasised on the need of plantation in conservation of ecosystem
and encouraged the citizens to take part in such programmes.
The programme was organized in memory of late Atti Modi.
Ravi Jha joins as Tirap DC, convenes coordination meeting
KHONSA, Aug 18: Ravi Jha, an IAS officer of 2011 batch, joined as Tirap Deputy Commissioner
on August 12. He has joined in place of former Tirap DC Late Kamlesh Joshi who was
killed in a tragic chopper crash on August 4.
Prior to his joining at Khonsa as DC, Jha was Special Secretary, Home at Itanagar.
Soon after his joining, Jha had met the HoDs to have a firsthand information about
Addressing a coordination meeting of all heads of Govt departments here today, the
DC sought the willing cooperation of all the departments to implement the government
schemes effectively. He said that his door was always open for all those who required
his help and guidance.
Earlier, the HoDs apprised him about some of the problems, scopes and challenges
pertaining to their respective departments. DIPRO
Duly Kamduk is new Tawang DC
TAWANG, Aug 18: Duly Kamduk has taken over the charge of DC Tawang. A 1993 batch
APCS officer, this is his third stint in the district. He earlier served as EAC in
Tawang during 1993-1999 and as ADC at Jang during 2008-2012. Prior to the present
assignment, he was Director, Department of Tirap Changlang and Longding (DoTCL).
Earlier DC Abhishek Dev IAS has been transferred to NCT Delhi. (DIPRO)
ITANAGAR, Aug 18: As part of the 69th Independence Day celebrations, the Ubu Banggo
Students’ Union (UBSU) organised Pokir Sora Academic Excellence Award 2015, felicitation
programme for the toppers of the recently concluded AISSCE Class XII and Class X
from Ubu Banggo area at Government Secondary School, Nikte in West Siang.
The award has been instituted in memory of late GB of Tabasora (Mendi Hibar Village)
Pokir Sora, who was an excellent orator, priest and custodian of local tradition.
Kodum circle HGB Nyaken Ori, who was the chief guest on the occasion, gave away a
cash prize of Rs. 10,000 and Rs.5000 each along with certificates to the meritorious
Those awarded include; Moji Sora of Class XII (Sc) (85%), Maryum Sora Class XII (Hum)
(73.8%), Dugrik Ori Class X (8.4 CGPA), Goyir Ori Class X (8.0 CGPA) and Shima Sora
Class X (7.2 CGPA).
APCA teams for AICU seminar
ITANAGAR, Aug 18: An-eight member team from Arunachal Pradesh Catholic Association
(APCA) led by its president Taw Tebin left here for Delhi to attend inter religious
national seminar scheduled to be held on August 23 organised by All India Catholic
Other team members are Nabam Pekhi Secretary General, Munthang Mossang, President
Miao Diocese, Yangli Hontok Secretary Miao Diocese, Taring Kumar President Kra Daadi
District unit, Toku Tagu, Secretary Kra Daadi District unit and three other Women
Nabam Pekhi Secretary General will also present the report of the activities of the
APCA in the meeting.
Gain more skills for better avenues, Byaling
DAPORIJO, Aug 18: Minister Home, Power & NRE Tanga Byaling expressed his dismay over
the small number of graduating students in the first batch and hoped for an improved
number in the future. He advised the students to concentrate on gaining more skills
and qualifications to be eligible for better jobs and better prospects in life.
Byaling was addressing the first batch of 28 graduates of Government College Daporijo
who were felicitated in a ceremony attended by the Byaling, MLA Dikto Yekar, DC Komkar
Dulom, SP Taru Gusar, HoDs, the teaching faculty and students at the college campus
The Minister advised the students community to concentrate on studies as against
any other work as they were the future of the district and would have a say in shaping
the future prospects of the place. He also advised them to respect the teachers and
inculcate the feelings in youngsters as it was the teachers who had a large hand
in shaping their lives and providing them with knowledge.
Local MLA Dikto Yekar and DC Komkar Dulom also spoke on the occasion advising the
students to become good examples for the future generations of students by their
good work and deeds. They too advised the students to gain more skills, qualifications
and knowledge before they entered the workforce to be better equipped in life.
The teaching faculty and administrative faculty of the college who had a contributing
role in the establishment and functioning of the college too were felicitated on
the occasion. (DIPRO)
Tuki visits home constituency
ITANAGAR, Aug 18: Chief Minister Nabam Tuki in his short whirlwind tour to his home
constituency Sagalee on Monday inspected various ongoing projects of State and Central
sponsored programmes. ITI for women, augmentation of water supply and mini secretariat
were among few sites which the CM took a round of.
He also laid foundation stones of outdoor stadium and new community health centre
building during the visit.
During a meeting with district heads, heads of offices of Sagalee and PR leaders
at Pil Putu, he expressed satisfaction over the quality of work. Tuki however directed
the works department to maintain high standard quality during execution of work and
advised not to make any compromises whatsoever. He further informed the officers
of new developments taking place like replacement of State development council in
place of State Planning Board for increased efficiency and realistic development
of the state. CM further briefed the gathering on preparation of a holistic Vision
2030 for the state and sought constructive suggestions from all the stakeholders.
He categorically directed ADC Sagalee to coordinate with the skill development department
to immediately make functional the newly constructed ITI establishment at the sub-division.
CM believed that Sagalee had the potential to attract lot of tourist for its unique
and picturesque serenity and scenic beauty. He asked all to work towards keeping
the area clean and green to achieve the target.
CM was accompanied by DC, SP Papum Pare, Director Health Services and Zilla Parishad
Member, Sagalee during the tour.
Ziro Music Festival
ZIRO, Aug 18: A meeting to review preparations for the ensuing Ziro Music Festival
was held in the conference hall of the Deputy Commissioner, Lower Subansiri.
Various issues like power supply, water management, security, accommodation, first
aid, parking places, ILP etc were discussed in length to ensure safe and comfortable
stay of the participants and visitors during the festival.
MLA Tage Taki also attended the meeting and appealed to all HoDs to consider the
event as an important one and volunteer necessary support.
This would be the fourth edition of the festival. Music bands from the country and
abroad (Myanmar, Brazil) are expected to participate in the four-day festival scheduled
to be held from September 27 at Ziro. DIPRO
Society seeks arrest of abettors of suicide
ITANAGAR, Aug 18: Claiming that one Kenpu Dong of Govt Middle School, Liruk, was
abetted into committing suicide by some miscreants yesterday, the Akom Welfare Society
has urged upon the Daporijo police to immediately arrest the culprit/s involved.
Further alleging that an altercation that began on the night of August 15 had led
to the brutal assault of the girl just before the girl was found hanging in her room
at Veterinary colony of Daporijo, the society sought exemplary punishment to the
perpetrators of the crime.
Student-farmer interaction programme
ITANAGAR, Aug 18: RHWE-Rural Horticultural Work Experience, a unique farmers and
student’s interaction programme which is part of the curriculum for the 4th year
B.Sc Horticulture students of the college of Horticulture & Forestry, CAU, Pasighat
is currently being organised at Bodak village under Mebo circle of East Siang district.
The programme which started on 21st July will continue till 2nd week of September.
After formal introduction with farmers and village heads, 37 students have been divided
into four different groups to conduct the 8 weeks RHWE activity.
The students group demonstrated about rhizome treatment of turmeric along with comparison
between traditional and prescribed planting systems in turmeric and cowpea. The farmers
were also introduced to new promising variety of cowpea “Kashi Kanchan” and extremely
dwarf cultivar of Papaya “Pusa Nanha” which starts bearing fruit at about 1.5m height.
Intercropping of Okra and cowpea, use of black polythene mulch in vegetable cultivation
has raised the farmer’s interest.
Citrus, the major crop of Siang region is facing threat from Citrus trunk borer,
Loranthus parasite. Keeping in mind this severe weed infestation problem, the group
has taken up loranthus and weed eradication programme in proper scientific way, followed
by stem plugging and injection to control trunk borer infestation. In the coming
days, the group is planning to introduce soil health card, post harvest managements,
different processed products from locally grown crops, mushroom cultivation techniques
to farmers along with several other projects of RHWE & expert’s support in their
different farming issues.
Dr. R. Saravanan, Co-ordinator , RHWE stated that, “Such programme is an opportunity
for the students who are aiming to serve the nation in agricultural sector as researchers
, officers, professors etc to test their skills in practical field. This kind of
initiative will help India to achieve sustainability in agri/horti sector”.
ITANAGAR, Aug 18: Indigenous Faith & Cultural Society of Arunachal Pradesh (IFCSAP)
in a release stated that it was not against a Naga Peace Accord which does not disturb
the peaceful atmosphere and territorial integrity and sovereignty of Arunachal Pradesh.
“Some sections of the people with vested interests are trying to defame IFCSAP for
welcoming the Naga Peace Accord initiated by Govt. of India. No wrong message should
be spread since IFCSAP had only welcomed the peace process initiated by Govt. of
India with NSCN (IM),” IFCSAP said in a release.
IFCSAP will never compromise on its stand for preservation, promotion and protection
of indigenous faith, culture and interests of people of the state. It never supported
the demand for greater Nagalim, the release said, and urged the central govt. to
take special attention while putting ink on the Peace Accord so that indigenous
people, culture and believers of Rang-Fraism in Tirap, Changlang and Longding are
not be affected by the proposed Peace Accord.
Further, IFCSAP urged the Arunachal Indigenous Tribal Forum (AITF) to go through
the press statement issued on August 7. IFCSAP mentioned about content of the peace
accord nowhere in the press statement. It only welcomed the peace accord initiated
by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Moreover, MoS for Home Affairs Kiren Rijuju also clearly said that “the peace accord
is just a framework to settle the decade old Naga insurgency in North East and details
of peace accord are yet to be worked out”, the release added.
NHPC contributes for ITI Roing
ROING, Aug 18: The NHPC Dibang Multipurpose Project, in a programme attended by MLA
and Parliamentary Secretary (Horticulture) Mutchu Mithi, contributed Electrical Mechanic
Trainer (EMT) Kit worth Rs 7.5 lakhs, for Electrician Trade and Survey Equipments
to Survey Trade of ITI Roing, on Friday last.
The handing over was done by GM DMP VK Maini in presence of the MLA, officers from
NHPC, Principal ITI Subhas Pertin and other staff members of ITI.
According to the NHPC, which has taken the training institute under its wings since
2009, almost Rs 57 lakhs has been spent by the power giant for its up-gradation.
Nao-Dihing erodes croplands, gardens
ITANAGAR, Aug 18: Like previous years, floods brought tears for Jyotipur and Dumpani
villagers of Diyun circle of Changlang this year too.
Overflowing Nao-Dihing River due to incessant rains for the last few days eroded
a large area of betel nut gardens, crop lands, bamboo garden causing heavy loss to
the villagers. There is also every possibility of out-break of waterborne diseases
like diarrhea and other chronic diseases.
Meanwhile, the villagers are awaiting help from the local administration.