December 23

FIR lodged against CM and others

ITANAGAR, Dec 22: A group of organizations including JACAP today alleged misuse of government machinery recently and lodged an FIR at Naharlagun Police Station against Chief Minister Nabam Tuki, Home Minister Tanga Byaling, Parliamentary Secretary (Home) Likha Saaya and others in this regard.

The FIR alleged that supporter of Chief Minister Nabam Tuki, Speaker Nabam Rebia and Home Minister Tanga Byaling had completely blocked the highway at Papu Nallah near the Bridge Point in between Itanagar and Naharlagun for seven hours on December 17 last, bringing vehicular traffic to a complete halt that caused untold sufferings to thousands of people, including businessmen, govt. employees, students.

The road blockade was imposed in complete defiance of prohibitory order under section 144 of Cr.PC issued by Capital Deputy Commissioner, the FIR alleged and demanded the Officer-in-charge of the Police Station to book all those responsible for road blockade under the appropriate sections of the law.

They also alleged that the ‘same miscreants’ have totally destroyed and damaged the properties worth crores of rupees that were arranged for holding session of the assembly after due permission from the Governor at Techi Takar Community Hall G-Sector, Naharlagun.


AAPWU for sensitization of workers

ITANAGAR, Dec 22: A team of All Arunachal Pradesh Workers’ Union (AAPWU) led by its secretary general visited Seppa, Bomdila and Tawang to sensitise the workers on the various benefits available to them and also to make them aware of the union’s activities.

During the visits, the AAPWU team also conducted meeting where they urged the workers to get registered with the All Arunachal Pradesh Building & Other Construction Workers’ Welfare Board (AAPB&OCWWB) to avail benefits.


CCTV cameras installed in Changlang town

CHANGLANG, Dec 22: In order to ensure public safety in Changlang township area and instill sense of security among the citizens, CCTV surveillance cameras were installed at 26 strategic locations in the market with monitoring facilities at three locations.

The initiative is of the District Administration in association with Department of Police and Changlang Township Trade and Commerce Association.

Launching the CCTV surveillance in presence of officers, police personnel and executive members of Changlang Township Trade and Commerce Association, Changlang Deputy Commissioner expressed hope that new development in township area will benefit the administration, security forces, citizens and business groups. It will also help prevent the potential offenders in committing petty crime in the market area, he added.


Survey and mapping of education, health institution

ROING, Dec 22: Lower Dibang Valley District Administration took up a month-long exercise to map and verify the land possessed by various health and education institutions of the district by engaging officials from the land management, health and education departments.

Altogether, mapping of 108 Govt. educational institutions and 22 Govt. hospitals/health centres was completed. Process is being done to issue legal documents like Land Possession Certificate to those health and education institutions by the district administration in order to prevent encroachment of these areas in future. DIPRO


Building dedicated to Seva Kendra Medo

ITANAGAR, Dec 22: A newly constructed building was dedicated by Arunachal Vikas Parishad (AVP) to the Seva Kendra, Medo in a function held today at Medo in Lohit district. Speaking on the occasion, AVP Dy. Organizing Secy., B K Dubey presented a historical background of the Seva Kendra and its aim and objectives. Local people of Medo also gave in their views in the meeting.  

Seva Kendra established in 1996 by AVP, operates a Medical Service along with a Balvadi for the people of Medo.


AACWA lauds Govt approval

ITANAGAR, Dec 22: The All Arunachal Contractor’s Welfare Association (AACWA) has lauded the state government, particularly the PWD for early approval in modification of contractors’ registration enlistment fees in state PWD.

In a release, it stated that it was for the interest of tribal contractors as the earlier notification had high amount due to which many upcoming contractors couldn’t register as contractors in AP PWD.

AACWA has also urged the state government to make regular payment to contractors who have completed their works. It stated that difference in politics should not affect the payments of the contractors as genuine contractors are facing problems due to non-functioning of government machinery.

The association has also demanded the Chief Engineer Highway Division (Western Zone) to immediately start the works for renovation of National Highway between Itanagar to Banderdewa for which tender has been floated and agreement has been done with the contractors.


Adverse Drug Reaction Monitoring Centre in Arunachal Pradesh

ITANAGAR, Dec 22: The Adverse Drug Reaction Monitoring Centres established recently at Arunachal State Hospital and Health Training and Research Centre, General Hospital, Pasighat respond any kind of information related to adverse drugs reaction.

Anyone can dial the toll free 18001803024 number from Monday to Friday from 9 am to 5 pm to inform any kind of adverse drug reaction cases. They can also contact 9856160797 (ASH, Naharlagun or 961568978 (HTRC General Hospital, Pasighat) for ADR cases or can mail it to [email protected], informed Katon Darin, Technical Associate, General Hospital, Pasighat.

All drugs have side effects, and any adverse drugs reaction can be fatal for patients,” he said.

Cases of adverse drug reactions and side effects are often reported in hospitals and clinics during treatment but these ADR cases are either ignored or overlooked, he said and appealed everyone, including doctors, nurses, pharmacists and other health professionals not to take the cases of adverse drugs reaction lightly and informed them to the ADR centres.


Coordination meeting of Siang DRDA held

AALO, Dec 22: The first co-ordination meeting of Siang District DRDA was held in the conference hall of Siang Deputy Commissioner under the chairmanship of Zilla Parishad Chairperson, Opung Jerang at Pangin on Dec 21.  

Addressing the gathering, ZP Chairperson, Opung Jerang appealed all PRIs to actively participate and share their views on various centrally sponsored schemes. She stressed on proper coordination among the department officers for over all development of the new district.  

Project Director DRDA Siang, Tajing Jonnom dwelt at length on the present scenario of the district DRDA which lacks even basic infrastructure for the speedy implementation of ongoing schemes and sought cooperation from all officials and PR members. He also asked all BDOs/POs to ensure that all the CSS programme are uploaded on MIS in a routine manner till creation of Master Data for the district.

Assistant Project Officer, Rural Engineering DRDA, Er. Kirli Bui highlighted the entire CSS programme operating under DRDA including MIS and bifurcation of Master Data for the district from East and West Siang districts.

Participating in the discussion, ZPMs and BDOs highlighted their respective issues and stressed for better net connectivity as they are facing problems in uploading data at MIS. The meeting was attended by ZPMs, Anchal Chairpersons, BDOs and officers from the line department of Siang District. DIPRO


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HC moved seeking vacation of Dec 17 order on Assembly decision, next hearing on Jan 4

GUWAHATI, Dec 22: An application was moved in the Gauhati High Court yesterday by the Deputy Speaker of Arunachal Pradesh Assembly seeking vacation/modification of the HC’s December 17 order keeping in abeyance the decisions of the House passed in the "session" held on December 16 "removing" Speaker Nabam Rebia. Justice B K Sarmah issued directions not to hold any session of the Assembly till January four, 2016 after hearing a batch of interlocutory application filed by Deputy Speaker T Norbu Thongdok, who is opposed to Chief Minister Nabam Tuki, and some MLAs.

Justice B K. Sarmah gave the directions after hearing the interlocutory applications for modification of the earlier interim order passed on December 17.

After hearing the case, Justice Sarmah fixed January four 2016 as the date for the next hearing and till then directed not to hold the Assembly session.

On December 17, Justice Hrishikesh Roy of the HC, after hearing the writ petition filed by Rebia against the notification of the Governor preponing the Assembly "session", had also observed that the decision of the Governor "reflects the non-neutral role of the constitutional head and this is undermining the democratic process".

Justice Roy had passed the order while staying the Governor’s notification and the Deputy Speaker’s action in convening the Assembly in whose "proceedings" the Speaker was "removed", Chief Minister was "voted out" and a new CM "elected".

The ground taken in the interlocutory application was that under Article 212 the proceedings of any legislature of a state cannot be interfered with by the court. The court interfered by its interim order of December 17 keeping in abeyance the decision(s) of the session held on December 16, 2015, the applicants stated. PTI



Tuki extends olive branch to rebels

NEW DELHI, Dec 22: In a fresh bid to resolve the political turmoil in his state, Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki has sought to reach out to rebel Congress legislators, saying he is ready to discuss and address all their “genuine grievances”.

In an interview to Hindustan Times, Tuki also said he had “enough evidence” to prove that the BJP had “orchestrated the defections” in the Congress and allegedly “used the office of the governor to topple a democratically-elected government” in the sensitive state bordering China.

“After all, rebel MLAs are part of the Congress family and have been misled by BJP. They should realise their mistake and work to strengthen the Congress in the state,” he said, adding, “I have nothing against them.”

Tuki’s offer to the rebels came on a day the Gauhati high court decided to hear on January 4 the matter related to the political crisis in Arunachal Pradesh.

The high court in an interim order earlier had kept in abeyance governor JP Rajkhowa’s move to advance the session from January 14, 2016, to December 16, 2015, and the subsequent developments that saw 21 Congress legislators and 11 BJP MLAs meet at a community hall in Itanagar and “impeach” Speaker Nabam Rebia after the state government had sealed the assembly premises for two days.

The next day on December 18, 33 legislators of the 60-member House met at a hotel and passed a “no-trust motion” against Tuki and “elected” dissident leader Kalikho Pul as the “new chief minister” of the state.

Tuki also claimed to have recorded conversations between Pul and a businessman in which the two are discussing the “imminent fall” of the Congress government.



Chaos and the keys

[ Tongam Rina ]

When Governor of Arunachal Pradesh J P Rajkhowa had issued orders advancing the session of the Arunachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly from Jan 14-18, 2016 to Dec 16-18, he probably did not realize that he would not only land himself in a soup but provoke a political drama and utter chaos, never witnessed before in the state.

Because of Rajkhowa's over enthusiastic move, Arunachal had no Speaker for more than 24 hours and for couple of hours, there were two Chief Ministers! The terror of having to handle two chief ministers did not last long due to the intervention of the High Court but we know that the current CM does not have enough support.  Then again there is the issue of disqualification of 14 members. It's never been this chaotic.

During two days of uncertainty,  the State Police and administration stood composed even in the face of provocation from BJP and Congress workers. Had one lathi been lifted, there would have  been violence because both parties were waiting for the other one to start. On the other hand,  Congress leadership and their supporters could have done better than blocking the highway and slaughtering a poor animal near the Raj Bhavan after the CM was 'voted out' in a sitting held in a hotel.

The display of political immaturity and hunger for power by Congress and rebel Congress and BJP have surely gone  down in political history of this state so has the actions of the overzealous governor who seemed to have exceeded his authority.

Now, we have to wait for  Jan 4, 2016 to find out what happens next, but we do know that self- centred  elected representatives need to do better to gain our confidence again. Yours truly will reserve her comments on  not so neutral governor and those workers who bared themselves. Till the judiciary tells us what has to be done, one wonders where the  keys of Legislative Assembly gate and Hall are.

Apparently, Nabam Rebia has the keys to the gate and T N Thongdok has the keys to the assembly hall. As of now, it's suspended animation. Have a blessed Christmas!



ANSU stages protest rally against Rajkhowa and Pul

Staff Reporter

ITANAGAR, Dec 22: The All Nyishi Students’ Union (ANSU) today staged a massive protest rally demanding recalling of Governor JP Rajkhowa and immediate arrest of former Finance Minister Kalikho Pul.  Hundreds of student from its federal units including the Nyishi inhabited district students unions joined the protest march, shouting slogan against both Governor and Kalikho Pul for alleged Anti-Nyishi attitude and derogatory remarks.  The protesters started marching from Akashdeep complex around 9 am and culminated at Tennis Court IG Park here.

Addressing the gathering, ANSU President Byabang Joram vehemently condemned Kalikho Pul for his alleged inflammatory remarks against the community. ANSU President claimed that Pul is playing divide and rule policy with the community. In a strong message to authority, Joram said that Pul must be punished for his derogatory remarks, failing to do so would compel them to intensify their movement and invite unprecedented agitations in days to come. “Itanagar is our state Capital and nobody can take it away from us. This is home for every Arunachalee” Joram added.

ANSU GS Nyanya Gollo castigated the governor terming him anti-Nyishi and anti-Arunachali for his alleged letter to Prime Minister against Green Field Airport Hollongi. “The airport will not only for the socio-economic benefit of Nyishi people, but also for the state as a whole” Gollo added.  The ANSU GS also condemned Governor for advocating upgradation of  Lilabari airport in Lakhimpur, Assam. The union further claimed that Governor had attempted to remove both Speaker of Legislative Assembly Nabam Rebia and Chief Minister Nabam Tuki through unconstitutional method. ANSU has already declared 12 hours Capital Bandh on December 28.



Villagers come forward to protect forest & wildlife

ITANAGAR, Dec 22: In a major decision the people of Sonajuli which is located in the inter-state boundary area have banned hunting, fishing, burning and tree felling and unauthorized entry into the forest area. The area which comes under prohibition include Sonajuli River in the West, Naharlagun and Sonajuli, Khulajuli, Sikka ridge in the North, Sikka river in the East and Durphang, Sonajuli Village in the South.

The area will be manned by Village Forest Protection Committee Sonajuli (VFPCS) which is being supported by state government. A good number of Watch Towers have been constructed in and around the forest area by VFPCS for protection of forest and wild life.

On last Saturday a watch tower was inaugurated by Chief Conservator of Forest CD Singh, in presence of Neelam Nedo, DFO Banderdewa and Er. Tana Nekam Tara, Chairman VFPCS. In his address CCF highlighted the importance of forest preservation and emphasized that forest conservation movement should be started at grass-root level. Further he opined that mass tree plantation campaign should be launched at village level by Government, NGO’s and also at individual level to increase greenery.

DFO Banderdewa also spoke on the occasion and appreciated the VFPCS for such steps to protect the forest. He assured to extend every possible official help to stop illegal activities like forest cutting, hunting and fishing in the area.

The chairman of VFPCS Er Tana Nekam Tara informed that recently, there has been mass destruction of forests in foothill areas due to massive migration of population from hill to plain. But due to the effort of VFPCS in Sonajuli area the situation has been brought under control. The afforestation work has also been carried out by planting 1800 tree saplings in the recent years. Due to constant effort of VFPCS for a afforestation birds and animals are seen arriving in the protected forest areas, said Er Tana Nekam Tara. He also informed that villagers are planning to plant more trees in coming days in the area.



Parliament passes bill to reduce Juvenile age to 16 years

ITANAGAR, Dec 22: Juveniles aged 16 years and above will now be tried under laws for adults for heinous crimes as Parliament today passed a much-expected bill in this regard against the backdrop of a juvenile convict being released in the gangrape-cum-murder case of December 2012.

The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Bill, which provides for lowering the age for trial from 18 years, was passed by Rajya Sabha with a voice vote after a walkout by Left parties which wanted it to be sent to a Select Committee. The bill was passed by Lok Sabha earlier.

Replying to the debate on the bill, Women and Child Development (WCD) Minister Maneka Gandhi said the legislation was a "nuanced" one and was much needed to act as a "deterrent".

She said the incidents of heinous crimes by juveniles of the age of 16 years and above were on the rise and cited statistics to support her contention.

Allaying concerns expressed by members about the implications of the proposed legislation, Gandhi said it was "not against children but rather provides for, protects, nurtures and keeps them safe."

While CPI(M) members led by Sitaram Yechury staged a walkout demanding that the Bill be sent to a Select Committee, most of the other parties including Congress welcomed the passing of the legislation. The bill was taken up against the backdrop of uproar over release of juvenile convict in the heinous gangrape-cum-murder of a 23-year-old girl on December 16, 2012. Parents of the victim have said that the convict could escape after spending three years in a correction home only because the law is weak. PTI



BJD MP enquires about fate of his

motion on Arunachal Governor

NEW DELHI, Dec 22: BJD leader B Mahtab today raised the issue of Arunachal Pradesh governor's conduct and enquired about the fate of a 'substantive motion' he had moved in the Lok Sabha for a discussion on the issue.

Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju, an MP from the state, objected to it, saying the matter was in the court, even as Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Rajiv Pratap Rudy was seen asking him not to speak.

A substantive motion is a self-contained independent proposal submitted for the approval of the House and drafted in such a way as to be capable of expressing a decision of the House, like all resolutions. Mahtab said the matter of Governor Jyoti Prasad Rajkhowa's action in the state was not in the court. The recent developments saw rebel Congress MLAs joining hands with BJP in passing a no-confidence motion against Chief Minister Nabam Tuki, with the Gauhati High Court staying the proceedings.

Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said the matter was under her consideration and she will soon take a decision, as the BJD leader noted that time was short with the Session getting over tomorrow. PTI



State development in full swing, asserts Gadi

ITANAGAR, Dec 22: Taking a dig at opposition BJP and dissident MLAs, who have been alleging that Chief Minister Nabam Tuki-led Arunachal Pradesh Govt did nothing tangible, PWD Minister Gojen Gadi today tried to prove the achievements with documentary evidences.

Gadi said that the progress of Mini Secretariat Buildings (MSBs) and Cement Concrete Roads (CCRs) are highly satisfactory with the PWD making all possible efforts.

The percent-wise progress of MSB included Namsai (Phase-1) (95%), Changlang (65%), Sagalee (50%) and Khonsa (30%), the tendering process for Daporijo and Ziro MSBs is on while for Roing and Tezu the financial bids opened are under scrutiny, Gadi disclosed.

The percent-wise completion of CCRs included Capital Complex (80%), Ziro (30%), Aalo (phase-I) (80%), Yingkiong (phase-I) (80%), Pasighat (phase-I) and Roing (40% each), Longding, Khonsa and Changlang (35% each) and work at Tezu awarded a month back.

While the MSBs are built under special plan assistance allocated in 2013-14 and 2014-15, all CCRs are state flagship programmes, he said, adding that work has been taken up in district and ADC HQs to improve road connectivity on need-basis for which the state government had allocated Rs 30 crore in the last Budget.

Stressing on the cooperation of the people, Gadi said that the reconstruction of 218.5-mtr steel Suspension Bridge over Siang at Nubo funded by DoNER has been completed and would be inaugurated soon.

When asked about the dilapidated condition of the Capital Complex road, Gadi admitted of receiving numerous complaints. But he reasoned that the GoI wanted but failed to float the tender and entrusted the responsibility to PWD CE. But non-availability of hot mixture plant with the contractor delayed the process. The plant is expected to arrive here tonight and made functional within few days to begin full-fledged work. However, the DPR for developing the four-lane with CCRs would be submitted to Union MoRTH within December to expedite the process, he disclosed.

The PWD has a target to accomplish all the MSBs and CCRs by March 31 next, he said.  

Recalling that the Union MoS (Finance) Jayant Sinha on November 2 last after reviewing state financial position here had certified the GoAP’s fiscal management as excellent, the allegations of financial mismanagement by various quarters hold no ground, Gadi argued.



PPA reiterates appeal to maintain

peaceful coexistence

ITANAGAR, Dec 22: People’s Party of Arunachal (PPA) reiterated the party’s appeal for maintaining peaceful coexistence among people of the state.

In a party meeting today, PPA Chairman Kamen Ringu appealed to one and all to maintain peaceful coexistence and not to get carried away by emotions raised on political and communal lines.

Kahfa Bengia, President of the party said, “Being a senior member representing the Nyishi Elite Society, I request everyone to refrain from making wrong use of the pride, honor and status linked to the ‘Nyishi’ for selfish and shortsighted interest by the ignorant few.

“In a pluralistic society like ours, if the society has to be made to exist in a most vibrant and colorful manner, excessive and obsessive promotion of one particular community’s interests could be detrimental to the overall growth of that state or society,” he opined.

He further appealed to everybody not to start any bad precedents that can cause disharmony to peaceful coexistence.



Labourers are the backbone of development, says Karbak

ITANAGAR, Dec 22: Labourers are the backbone of development, said Nyamar Karkab, Parliamentary Secretary, Civil Supply & Consumer Affairs, who is also chairman of APB& OCWWB. He was speaking on the occasion of the 3rd Foundation day of All Arunachal Pradesh Labour Union at Nyikum Niya Hall, Nirjuli yesterday.

Highlighting the various schemes being implemented in the state for welfare of labourers, he said, the Board has taken several welfare activities for the wellbeing of the labourers.  Under the initiatives of the Nabam Tuki led government, the services of some dedicated labourers have been recognized with award and this will continue in future too, Karbak added.

 The Board chairman further said the Board has already initiated a scheme which can provide a cumulative of Rs 5 lacs.  He also called upon all the labourers to enroll their names under the Chief Minister’s Universal Health Insurance Scheme and take the advantage of cash less treatment in various reputed hospitals.  

In his address, Yora Togung, APBRDA Chairman appealed the labour force  to be  bold and sincere towards their duties.   

AAPLU President Dana Tadu also spoke and appeal all present on the  occasion to be a part of the state development process. He further informed that enhancement of labour wage is under active consideration of the state government.

Among others, Bollywood actress Kristina Bamang also attended  the programme.



Training of State Trainers on social behaviour change communication for routine immunization

ITANAGAR, Dec 22: The five days training on social behaviour change communication for routine immunization were conducted for second batch of DCM, BCM, MEIO and DEE of districts from Dec 21 to 26.

Nodal Officer Training (NHM), Dr. T.Taku while addressing the participants urged them to learn as much as from the training and utilize their knowledge practically in their respective districts to improve the immunization coverage and to accelerate effort to reduce the infant mortality rate in the state. Further he added that behavioural change in an individual, is very important for successful implementation of any programme.

Resources Persons, Nisar Ahmed, Executive Director and Varsha Chanda, CEO Envision Institute explained in detail on the importance of communication and modules of socio echo-logical model and various steps of process of behaviour communication change. To make the training more learning oriented, practical class and numerous group activities were also done wherein exercise related to topic and mock test were also included.  

The training is in continuation of the training which commenced on Dec 15 for the first batch by State Health Society in collaboration with UNICEF New Delhi.

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DDCA scam haunting finance minister

The alleged financial irregularity under Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) is starting to haunt finance minister Arun Jaitely.  The opposition parties are demanding his resignation over the allegation. Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad today urged Jaitley to resign, so that investigation is done freely. He added that finance minister can return to cabinet if he is proved innocent. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal took the matter to another level and demanded Prime Minister Narendra Modi's resignation alleging that Modi used CBI to conduct fraudulent raid in his office to save Arun Jaitley.

Embarrassingly for the saffron party, it is the BJP MP Kirti Azad who is up in arm against Jaitely. Azad has been leveling allegations of financial mismanagement in the Delhi and District Cricket Association during Arun Jaitley's tenure. Besides addressing a press conference in this issue, he also raised the matter in the Lokh Sabha much to embarrassment of BJP. The functioning of Rajya Sabha and Lokh Sabha was also disrupted on this issue. Opposition has been making noise in both the houses seeking resignation of Jaitely.  The DDCA scam is not only hurting the image of Jaitley but also that of the government. He is a senior minister and one of the trusted lieutenants of PM Modi. When he is under scanner, it directly affects the image of entire cabinet including that of Modi. Opposition parties are using him to target PM Modi. They are trying to create an impression that Modi is saving a wrongdoer. Therefore BJP will have to take a decision in this regard at the earliest before opposition wins the perception battle.




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Need for PGT Commerce

Dear Editor,

I would like to place an open letter to the Director Secondary Education, Government of Arunachal Pradesh with regard to the recent advertisement No. ED-2/DSE/290/APT/2015 Dated, Itanagar the 10th Sep.’2015 and Govt. Order vide No. ED-2/DSE/234/2014-15 Dated, Itanagar the 28th Oct.’2015; specifically, of Trained Graduate Teacher (TGT) in Commerce.

We know that TGT or JT (Jr. Teacher) is basically teacher at Upper Primary Schools or Secondary level Schools which is not meant for Higher Secondary Level Schools. But unfortunately it is being observed that TGT in commerce have been advertised a couple of time recently. Whereas there is no subjects available like Accountancy and Business Administration at that level.

Astoundingly, after having telephonically talk with a person in Director Elementary Office phone No.03602290463 dated 10th Nov.’2015 11:00 hrs; I come to know that selected TGT in commerce would be teaching either Mathematics or Science at Upper Primary Schools.

The above stated matters and advertisement show that there is gross violation of Human Resource Development Index. As a matter of fact, Human Resource Planning is the process including forecasting, implementing, and controlling by which a firm ensures that it has the right number of people and right kind of people, at the right time and right place, doing things for which they are economically most suitable. It is basically the most effective utilisation of scarce talent in the interest of the labour and the organisation. If these linkages are not proper, a subsystem’s contribution to the achievement of organisational objectives is adversely affected. The same thing is certain to happen in coming days if manpower planning is not done properly.

From all the corners of the districts, we came across through daily newspapers with regard to subject teachers at Higher Secondary Level; there is immediate need of Post Graduate Teachers at almost all these Schools.

But department concern kept on advertising TGT in commerce. Why? It is known to all that only PGT or ST level subjects are available in commerce stream. So, Commerce department needs Post Graduate Teacher not TGT.

Finally, it’s my fervent appeal to kindly make and arrange to advertise the PGT post instead of TGT.


T. Tangam



Do not involve in politics

Dear Editor,

This is regarding “Adisu to start agitation against Governor and MoS” published in your newspaper on 19th December.

It is my sincere appeal to the Adisu not to organize any rally in this hour of political crisis. Do not add more fuel to this political crisis. If you do any rally in this current situation everyone will call you as political organization and not a student union.

Adisu is considered as highest student organizations body of Adi community, so you have a big responsibility towards the society. Do not lead the union in favor of some political party as well as your own benefits because this union is not a political wing.

What other student unions do that doesn’t matter; let them do do not lower the dignity of the Adis by involving in such dirty politics. Do not lead the union in wrong directions rather than go for developmental activities.

Adi Bane Kebang(ABK) is there to handle any problem or issues. Before you declare agitation you should consult with the ABK first.

Students unions have a boundary and they shouldn’t cross their limit.

In addition to this, I request APMCC not to repeat semi nude protest. Instead of semi nude, you can adopt alternate methods. Your half nude protest was out of context


Obang Mize

Jomlo Mongku,




Towards infinite love, peace

Dear Editor,

When each and every human being in the planet starts logical questioning of the bases of religion to the level of excellence, the mankind will transcend every illogical barrier and find the God.

And once mankind finds the GOD, illogical differentiation, divisions, intolerance, fighting and sufferings in human societies will gradually ease out for ever towards infinite love, peace and harmony.


Tagam Mibang




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