ITANAGAR, Jul 08: The last date for submission of application form for admission
to various courses in RGU has been extended by a week to 17th July, 2015 on administrative
reason. Aspiring candidates may obtain prospectus or download the forms and submit
the same to the concerned office.
Legal metrology crack down
ZIRO, Jul 08: A team from Legal Metrology seized cold drinks in Ziro for selling
them above manufacturing rate. They also seized Maggi noodles which were being sold
by a few shops violating the District Magistrate’s order. The team headed by D.Tana,
Inspector, LM&CA, Ziro checked electronic weighing machine of shops and seized the
ones found violating the Legal Metrology Act, 2009. DIPRO
Union demands thorough investigation into death
ITANAGAR, Jul 08: The All Maro Baririjo Area Students’ Union (AMBASU) today appealed
to the Daporijo police to conduct a thorough and proper investigation into the death
of an 11-year-old girl, who died under mysterious circumstances after she went missing
on Apr 12th last.
The union in a release claimed that the girl went missing after she along with four
of her friends went hiking near the Subansiri River. Her body was later found tied
with a fishing rope in the river by a fisherman on the 17th of Apr. The parents of
the deceased have also lodged an FIR with the police, the Union added and appealed
the police to unravel the truth behind her death at the earliest.
Committee dissatisfied with clarification
ITANAGAR, Jul 08: The Arunachal Pradesh Survey and Settlement Trainees Interim Committee(APSSTIC)
has expressed dissatisfaction at clarification given by Director Land Management,
claiming that clarification in which the department said publication of advertisement
was made with prior approval from the Chief Electoral Officer totally contradicted
with the document obtained through RTI. It further claimed that as per the RTI, the
advertisement was published in local dailies on 28th March 2014 but the date of approval
of CEO is on 2nd April 2014, so question of approval as claimed by the department
Forum reiterates demands
ITANAGAR, Jul 08: The Kurung Kumey District Land Affected People’s Forum in a memorandum
to Deputy Commissioner Kurung Kumey has reiterated its demands for re-assessment
of land compensation and re-survey of actual land affected people in the district.
The forum also urged the DC not to pay compensation without clearing reassessment
and re-survey. It further appealed the district administration to look into the matter
Investigation against DDSE sought
ITANAGAR, Jul 08: Claiming that the list submitted by Seppa DDSE, showing the total
number of defunct schools in East Kameng district to be 17 government primary schools
including 1 government middle school, is contradictory to the official report, the
district unit of International Human Rights Association (IHRA) has in a representation
to the state Director of Elementary Education (DEE) today urged him to conduct preliminary
investigation against the alleged contradictory statements given by the said DDSE.
Citing official reports submitted to the DC by the concerned department, the IHRA
said that the actual number of defunct schools in the district during 2014-15, is
25 government primary schools and 1 government middle school.
While questioning the DDSE over his alleged report in which he reasoned that the
schools have been declared defunct due to low population, since according to the
latest census reports there is sufficient population in almost all blocks of the
district, the Association further appealed the DEE to look into the matter seriously
and initiate necessary action at the earliest.
ITANAGAR, Jul 08: The Pakke Passa Valley Youth Welfare Association Joint Committee
(PPVYWAJC) has today submitted a memorandum to the 12th Pake-Kessang and Passa Valley
MLA and appealed to him to address the issues at the earliest in the interest of
the area’s people.
Its demands included; proper electricity connection, establishment of PWD/PHED sub-division
office, upgradation of Government Secondary School, Pakke Kessang to higher secondary
school and government middle school, Rilloh to secondary school, posting of adequate
teachers, establishment of permanent police outpost for maintaining peace and security
besides, early setting up of BSNL network service at Pakke Kessang and Passa Valley.
Contractors association supports Act
ITANAGAR, Jul 08: The Longding District Contractors Association (formerly Wancho
Contractors Association) in a meeting yesterday discussed on District Based Entrepreneurs
and Professional (Incentive Development and Promotional) Act-- 2015 and its implications
The meeting which was also attended by the members of Wancho Cultural Society supported
the Act and they felt that this Act, if enacted would immensely benefit the indigenous
and small time contractors.
Teachers’ orientation prog. held
ITANAGAR, Jul 08: In all 20 teachers took part in a day-long teachers’ orientation
programme organized at SFS School in Basar today.
During the programme different sessions and workshops were held to empower teachers
to discover their own talents and motivate them to become better teachers.
In his inaugural address, the school’s principal Fr. Thomas Paul said that teaching
is not simply a profession but is a commitment towards bringing forth the best in
the students for creating a better society.
Senior teacher and Oman Ministry of Education consultant Mani Thomas was present
as resource person.
Farmers helped under fish cum paddy culture
ZIRO, Jul 08: Lower Subansiri Deputy Commissioner, Kanki Darang has distributed common
carp fingerlings to 215 beneficiaries of Ziro-I circle under centrally sponsored
scheme ‘paddy cum fish culture’ here today at Abotani Hall.
As popularity of paddy-cum-fish culture being practiced in picturesque Ziro Valley
is growing worldwide, government has finally recognized its importance and coming
forward to assist farmers by means of providing fingerlings and financial assistance
for plot development etc.
Earlier, member secretary Pani Odyssey while briefing on importance of the scheme
and its benefit to farmers suggested the beneficiaries to utilize it in best possible
way so as to get bumper harvest.
‘Such kind of assistance especially to poor farmer like me will greatly help us in
bringing additional income in year end and encourage us to continue the practices,’
said a beneficiary.
Middle School devoid of basic facilities, desk and benches
ITANAGAR, Jul 08: The Government Middle School, Patila-Hollongi under Balijan circle
of Papum Pare is running with only eight pairs of desks and benches for students
reflecting total apathy on the part of the authorities concerned. This astonishing
fact came into light when a team of Balijan Circle Youth Association (BCYA) led by
its incumbent President Kuru Joram visited the School yesterday.
According to a BCYA release, there were only eight pairs of desks and benches in
the school for a total 143 students in the current academic session of which 67 are
“All except few sit on the floor of the classroom,” the release said. The school
is also devoid of basic facilities like, safe drinking water and electricity.
The youth association appealed to the local elected representative, district administration,
particularly the deputy commissioner and education department, to wake up from deep
slumber and do the needful for mitigating the problems of the school.
Otherwise, the mission for elementary education to all will remain distant dream,
the release said.
DC, DFO lead plantation drive in Tawang
ITANAGAR, Jul 08: Tawang Deputy Commissioner Abishek Dev and DFO Sangey Tsering led
a large gathering of officials and staff of forest department, environmentalists
and volunteers of Eco Wildlife and Pollution Control Society from the front in planting
saplings in Tawang on the eve of Van Mahotsav Week -2015 celebration here yesterday.
Both the Deputy Commissioner and the DFO planted saplings in the premises of the
under construction children’s park near taxi stand and circuit house.
The DC laid thrust on large-scale plantation and frequent inspection of the planted
saplings to ensure their growth. Further, he exhorted the forest department to widely
propagate the message of environment conservation and connect more people to the
Eco warrior programme.
Later, the Tawang DFO along with ITBP Assistant Commandant, Kumar Prashant and OC
Ashok Kumar conducted a mega plantation drive in the ITBP premises near Army heliport.
Sangey briefed and demonstrated the ITBP jawaans on the precise and meticulous techniques
of planting a sapling.
Van Mahotsav is celebrated every year from July 1 to 7, and the movement was initiated
in the year 1950 by the then Union Minister Agriculture, Dr KM Munshi. (Tawang Vigilance)
Arunachal receives more than ` 1400 Cr from Power Developers
ITANAGAR, Jul 08: Arunachal Pradesh has received Rs. 1495.62 Crs (Rs One thousand
four hundred ninety five crores and sixty two lakhs) as upfront premium and processing
fee from the power developers in lieu of allotment of the Hydro Electric projects.
68 Hydro Power companies, private as well public sector undertakings have entered
into MoU with the State Government, according to the papers submitted today at the
legislative assembly in a question raised by MLA Paknga Bage.
Meanwhile, the govt of Arunachal has cancelled eleven power projects allotment for
violation of terms and conditions of MoA. This was informed by Minister in charge
of Hydro Power today. Of more than 100 big and small projects, only four projects
are under execution including Kameng HEP (600 MW) in West Kameng by NEEPCO Ltd,
Pare HEP (110 MW) in Papum Pare District by NEEPCO Ltd, Subansiri Lower HEP(2000
MW) in Lower Subansiri District by NHPC Ltd and Gongri HEP (144 MW) in West Kameng
district by M/s Patel Engineering Ltd.
Govt opposes district-wise quota system in competitive exams
ITANAGAR, Jul 08: Opposing district-wise quota system in state competitive exams,
Chief Minister Nabam Tuki today said introduction of such a system will create problems
for the state government.
Responding to the matter raised by MLA Tirong Aboh during Zero Hour discussion
asking the government to provide special quota for insurgency-hit Tirap, Changlang
and Longding districts in Arunachal Pradesh Joint Entrance Exam and Arunachal Pradesh
Public Service Commission, Tuki said that such a system existed during 1995-2002
but had to be abolished after Gauhati High Court banned it following a case.
In order to improve the educational scenario of the districts the state government,
he said, has established government schools besides reputed private institutions
like Sharada Mission School at Narottam Nagar in Tirap, R K Mission school at Deomali
(Tirap) and Vivekananda Kendriya Vidyalaya at Jairampur in Changlang district.
Moreover, he pointed out that there is equitable distribution of seats in technical
courses outside the state for students from the three troubled districts.
"To provide employment to the youths of the districts, the state government has already
created 1,900 posts of police constables and officers of which, 1,769 have already
been posted," he said adding, "We are expecting fund from the Centre under police
While raising the issue Tirap MLA Aboh informed the House that the three easternmost
districts of the state were affected by insurgency and unemployment problems besides
recording a rise in the number of drug addicts.
Citing examples of Assam and Nagaland, he said Assam had such provisions for the
youths of Karbi Anglong and Bodoland while Nagaland has provision for youths from
He also cited the example of Union HRD ministry allocating special quota to Kashmiri
Steps taken for welfare of labourers: Govt
ITANAGAR, Jul 08: The Arunachal Pradesh government has taken various measures for
the welfare of the labourers in the state, Chief Minister Nabam Tuki, who is also
in-charge of the labour department, informed the assembly today.
Revision of monetary ceilings of statutory financial assistance to the workers employed
in building and construction work had already been approved by the state government
and a notification would be issued by the labour and employment department after
getting necessary vetting of the notification by the law department, Tuki said in
reply to a question from MLA Tesam Pongte.
As per the revised rates, the maternity benefit for labourers has been fixed at Rs
1000, disability pension - Rs 1000 per month, advance for purchase of construction
of house - Rs one lakh, tools loan - Rs 15,000, funeral assistance - Rs 1000, accidental
death benefit to the tune of Rs one lakh, the chief minister said.
Moreover, the CM said, medical assistance up to Rs 15,000 in normal case and up
to 25,000 in case of accident would be provided besides education assistance for
children of registered workers which would cover total education fees or as may be
decided by the Arunachal Pradesh Building and Other Construction Workers Welfare
"Marriage assistance to the tune of Rs ten thousand has also been fixed by the state
government," he added. State Govt has also reserved 25 per cent posts for regularization
of contingency staff/ workers and Govt will ensure transparency in regularization
of workers and implementation of beneficial schemes for the workers, the CM said.
Responding to a supplementary of MLA Kento Rina, the Chief Minister replied that
the contingency staff are recruited under particular project. After completion of
particular project, the department concerned may transfer the workers to another
project, he said. Rina wanted to know whether the contingency staffs are transferrable
Lokayukta: Responding to a question of Opposition leader Tamiyo Taga, Chief Minister
Nabam Tuki informed the house that the State Govt has enacted the AP Lokayukta Act,
2014 and it has come into force from Oct 2, 2014. The CM further informed that
the consent of Guahati High Court chief justice for nomination of high court judge
as a member of selection committee has been received on May 7, 2015 and accordingly
the selection committee has been notified on June 15 last. Taga in his question
wanted to know the reason for delay in formation of Lokayukta in Arunachal Pradesh.
The Chief Minister also informed the Assembly that state government had made fund
provision for setting up Lokayukta in the state. He said the expenditure for its
establishment had been worked out and fund provision made.
When Taga sought to know whether he was included as a member of the selection committee
as per Constitutional provision, Tuki said the Opposition Leader would be included
as one of its members.
Women’s college: There is no proposal for establishment of women’s college at Aalo.
However, a model Govt Degree College will start functioning soon at Basar to reduce
the over-crowding of students at Kamki college. The principal and assistant professors
have already been posted to start functioning of the college during this session.
This was informed in the house by Education Minister Tapang Taloh while responding
to a star question of MLA Tumke Bagra. The minister further informed that state
Govt has established a women’s college at Lekhi, Naharlagun in the year 2014-15.
Status of DRDA staff: The Chief Minister informed that at present there are 582 staff
in various categories under DRDA and no new staff have been appointed in the DRDA
recently. The DRDA appointments are made under strict guidelines of the Central
Govt and there is no space for violation of guidelines, he said.
While responding to a star question of MLA Tamar Murtem, the Chief Minister further
informed that the proposal for absorption of DRDA employees to line departments is
under scrutiny of the Govt. He further said granting of retirement and death gratuity
of DRDA employees is under submission to the Government. Informing the house that
the salaries of DRDA staff has been paid up to March last, the Chief Minister said
the state Govt is finding ways and means to disburse the salaries of the DRDA
Passage of fish in dam: Chief Minister Nabam Tuki today assured to keep the provisions
of passage for fish in all future run-of-the-river projects in the state. The Chief
Minister was responding to a query by BJP member Japu Deru during question hour
in the Assembly regarding provision of passage for fish at the Bichom Dam of 600
MW Kameng hydroelectric project in West Kameng district.
Responding to the query, Tuki said that fish ladders are not proposed by the NEEPCO
at Bichom dam and the dam was designed for fish hatchery and other tourism related
The chief minister also said that the Expert Appraisal Committee (EAC) of the union
ministry of environment and forest in its meeting on January 28 this year agreed
that provision of hatcheries would be a rational approach in lieu of fish ladder
in Bichom dam and the Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute (CIFRI) was requested
by the NEEPCO to take up the study for finalisation of the design of fish hatcheries
in the dam.
He further said the suitability of specific fish pass applicable to the project was
being studied by the Central Institute of Fisheries Technology (CIFT) Kochi, which
recommended construction of fish ladder of length 797.50 meter for Bichom dam. But
the consultant of NEEPCO opined that the fish ladder in more than 20 meters high
dam has failed worldwide to successfully pass fishes to upstream and so the executing
agency has kept provision for hatcheries in lieu of fish ladder, Tuki informed.
Mid-day meal: Responding to a question by Congress MLA Nyamar Karbak, the state government
informed that the total food grains (rice) quantity allotted during 2014- 15 was
6348.17 MT under Mid-day Meal Programme and cost of food grains sanctioned was Rs.358.67
lakh only @Rs.565/- per quintal.
CM Health Insurance: The govt informed today that Rs. 8,19,48,282 have been released
being premium amount upto 3rd Quarter Instalment to the Insurer -"The New India Assurance
Co.Ltd under Chief Minister Health Insurance Programme. 5783 patients have benefited
from the programme by 6th June 2015.
‘NES press statement detrimental to growth of true democracy’
ITANAGAR, Jul 08: People’s Party of Arunachal (PPA) has discouraged the press statement
by Nyishi Elite Society (NES) President that called upon various organizations of
the Nyishi community to refrain themselves from getting involved in the movement
against corruption against the Nabam Tuki led Government in the state.
The Party termed the press statement as very unfortunate, communal and detrimental
to growth of true democracy in a multi-cultured society like Arunachal Pradesh.
“This is against the very spirit of unity in diversity that binds all the regions
and communities in the state.”
“Every sensible citizen should condemn such provocative thoughts and practices,”
the party said in a release.
The party also said that the NES president’s press statement has contradicted another
statement of his own, who reportedly said, that “We need a strong and vigilant opposition
in the state.” PPA described both the press statements of the NES president as self
contradictory and ‘sad mix off communalism and politics’.
The question of the growth of strong and vigilant opposition in the state can never
become a reality in this state if such negative political thoughts are given space
in our democracy, the statement said.
APCC hits back at BJP, says criticism immature
ITANAGAR, Jul 08: Arunachal Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) has called the criticism
of the state government by BJP National General Secretary Ram Madhav as immature.
The BJP functionary, who had never been to this state earlier before, is neither
a politician nor a public representative.
How can a BJP functionary, who does not have any knowledge on the functioning of
a state government, can criticize a government over its functioning, said APCC, while
reacting to a press statement of the BJP General Secretary.
The BJP General Secretary yesterday alleged that the ruling Congress Government in
the state lacks commitment and accountability.
With regards to submission of Utilization of Certificates, APCC said that the BJP
Govt. at the Centre has scrapped the Planning Commission and the newly born Niti-Ayog
is yet to take its shape.
“Nothing has been finalized with regards to release of funds,” the party said, and
cautioned the BJP general secretary to abstain from making such imprudent comment.
Meeting to check encroachment of Govt land
AALO, Jul 08: In its effort to contain growing problems of land encroachments in
Govt. land and premises at Aalo town, a meeting of the West Siang district administration
and other officials were held on 7th July last. Chairing the meeting Deputy Commissioner
Pige Ligu said that the town has a history of encroachments and asked the HODs especially
the local officers of the district to shoulder responsibility to protect land allotted
to them and lodge FIR against any encroachment of Govt. land and damage of public
property. He asked the concerned department to list out unauthorized mushrooming
of shops and meat vendors in the residential areas, obstructions on right of the
way for early action. Eviction drive at Sipu Colony and Paktu Tinali to Pakam in
the past was necessitated to clear the road to avoid traffic congestion and entry
of fire brigades. Administration, Police, HoDs and citizens have to work hand in
hand to check the unwanted growth in the town to make it beautiful and congenial
place to live in, he said.
The Estate Officer cum ADC Tamik Talom dwelt at length on evictions of unwanted
structures on Right of the way and role of the HoDs in protecting land and premises
under their possession.
The DLR& SO Pumek Ronya disclosed that approval from the Govt. does not give right
to any individual to build structure and own any land unless it is reviewed, verified
and formally allotted by the district administration. The HoDs who attended the meeting
also spelt out their problems and suggestions on encroachments, uniformity in allocation
of land, resurvey of land due to bifurcation of departments, careful survey and recommendation
and to work out exact possession of land with the department to sort out revenue
payment to the Govt. DIPRO
Ering announces Rs. 10 Lakhs for IGGC hostel building
TEZU, Jul 08: Member of Parliament Ninnong Ering announced Rs.10 for construction
of a new hostel (boys) for Indira Gandhi Government College, Tezu. Ering made the
announcement during his brief visit of the college today.
Deputy Commissioner Nyabin Ete and Superintendent of Police VP Surya accompanied
the MP during his visit to the college.
Earlier, he took stock of the implementation of various centrally sponsored schemes,
like MGNREGA, IAY, PMGSY, total sanitation campaign, Swachh Bharat Mission etc in
the district level monitoring and vigilance committee meeting conducted by the DRDA,
He asked various the government departments implementing those schemes, like ICDS,
PHE, DRDA etc to complete their projects/schemes within the specified time by maintaining
the quality of work. DIPRO
Jamia to begin first ever PG course in North East studies
New Delhi, Jul 08: A first ever post-graduation course in North-East studies will
be started at prestigious Jamia Millia lslamia, Minister for Development of North
Eastern Region (DONER) Jitendra Singh announced on Wednesday.
"There is often talk of bringing Northeast closer to mainstream India but I personally
always subscribe to the idea of simultaneously bringing mainstream India closer to
Northeast. The new initiative, therefore, would be a promising step in that direction,"
The Minister made the announcement after a visit to the Centre for Northeast Studies
in the University after his meeting with Vice Chancellor, Talat Ahmed, Head of Northeast
Studies, Sanjoy Hazarika and other faculty members to give a final shape to the decision.
"For India this is a totally new and unique initiative of its kind because this will
be for the first time that any Indian University will introduce a formal recognised
Post Graduation Degree Course in region based studies," he said. The Minister was
earlier informed a formal Master's course in Northeast studies will begin from next
academic session, one optional paper on Northeast has already been introduced in
post graduation exam from the current academic year.
"The concept of region based research and study within a university was, by and large,
hitherto unknown in the Indian academia and mostly existed in some European universities
and therefore, with the introduction of this course, not only the Jamia Millia Islamia
University will acquire a distinct identity of its own but the Northeastern part
of India will also earn a unique academic distinction," he said.
The Minister said Northeast has a very high literacy rate with a small State like
Mizoram recording a literacy rate of 92 per cent to 93 per cent, second only to Kerala.
"Students and faculty of Northeast origin are making a very valuable contribution
in the leading colleges and universities of the National capital and other Indian
metros. DoNER plans to promote Centres for Northeast Studies as resource banks for
people from outside Northeast to understand and study the exclusive culture and richness
of that region," the Minister said.
He assured the Vice Chancellor that the Ministry of Development of North Eastern
Region (DoNER) will offer all its cooperation in making the initiative successful.
The news of the arrest of an LPG cylinder black marketeer from Itanagar by officials
of Food and Civil Supplies Department has come as big relief to the consumers of
capital complex. In recent years black marketing of LPG gas cylinder has become major
cause of concern in capital region. Often consumers have to pay double amount to
the middlemen while buying cylinders.
Even though department of Food and Civil Supplies claims to be constantly fighting
against this menace the situation has not improved much. It is a well known fact
that black marketeers in connivance with gas agency authorities are indulging in
corrupt practices. Instead of just catching hold of one or two black marketeers,
the Food and Civil Supplies department should widen the scope of investigation and
investigate the role of gas agency authorities. Strict penalty should be imposed
against those gas agencies which are encouraging the corrupt black marketing practices.
Unless department initiate some tough measures, the situation will not improve.
---- Readers Forum ----
Thank you for playing with our dreams
Through the column of your esteemed daily, I would like to draw the attention of
every officer especially those in charge for recruitment and conducting examination.
We respect that you have the position and power to excise but we have also become
aware that the power you are excising is not for the welfare of unemployed youth
of this job deficit state rather to satisfy political bosses. Your department gives
an advertisement with certain number of vacancy with well included sentence “vacancy
may vary at the time of recruiting” (corruption starts here itself). Now once you
have given advertisement you forget your next stage and it takes years for you to
issue calling letters.
When you are in process of satisfying your political bosses you have failed to realize
that you are playing with dreams of every unemployed youth. A case, in the month
of October 2014 we have submitted application for post of inspector in the Department
of Co-operative societies but till now nothing from the department.
Now the latest one, recruitment for junior engineer in Public Work Department. It
was an online system for the first time in State (Department deserves praise for
this) we were with a hope that at least this time department is going to be fair
but we were wrong. You postponed the exam on last days saying “ Unavoidable administrative
reason” and of course a good excuse. We are well aware that it is all because you
want to make happy your political boss.
Lastly, thank you for playing with our dreams.
An Unemployed youth
We are poor in stenography skills
The amendment / modification for recruitment of PA’s / SPA’s are highly welcome.
But the advertisement for SPA published on 2nd July’ 2015 is disappointing. On that
advertisement, it is said that 10 minutes dictation @ 100 WPM and 50 for transcription.
It means that minimum words to be dictated are 1000 which is not possible for us.
Before amendment, there was 5 minutes dictation @ 100 WPM and allotted 60 minutes
for transcription. It seems that maximum words limit is 500. Now it is double and
time for transcription is reduced to 50 (Minus 10 minutes instead of increasing).
It is pertinent to mention here that 12 posts of SPA were advertised on 7th June
2010. Unfortunately, none of the candidate has qualified. It is clear that we are
poor in stenography skills so there is no need to increase the words limit.
I request Administrative Reform, Department of Arunachal Pradesh to re-modify the
RR by reducing words limit and time for transcription may be given as per maximum
A perspective candidate
Why are we doomed to be poor?
What do you say about a society whose top leaders are the biggest crooks? What do
you do in a system where almost anyone with power is corrupt? Arunachal has suffered
enough. From childhood we are told that Arunachal is a poor state. Why? There are
states in India where an average person makes more than fifty times than that of
an Arunachali. Fifty times? Does an Arunachal farmer not work hard? Does an Arunachali
student not study? Do we not want to do well? Why are we then doomed to be poor?
This has to stop; we have to clean the system.
Che Guevara, the great revolutionary, once said, ‘Power is not an apple that falls
from a tree into your lap. Power has to be snatched from people who already have
it. We have to start a revolution, a revolution that resets our corrupt system. A
system that shifts power back into the hands of people and treats politicians like
workers not kings’.
Of course this won’t happen overnight. This also won’t happen until the real suffering
begins. As Arunachal’s young population increases, we will need more good colleges
and jobs. Soon, there won’t be anymore. People will realise who is fooling them.
It could take 20 years. I call it revolution 5050, the year in which it will happen;
the moment will finally shake the muck off Arunachal. When Internet will connect
all colleges across the state. When we will go on shut down until things are fixed.
When young people will leave their classes and offices and come on to the streets.
When Arunachali will get justice and the guilty will be punished.
Disheartening and unpalatable response
The recent press release of the PWD Pasighat “We are on track “relating to the cc
pavement or road is disheartening and unpalatable. The business community felt belittled and
unheard to the degree of response by the PWD and the District administration .The
statement was just a travesty of justice to our pain. We hoped that the authority
would take action beneficial to us but shattered. The authority is lamenting their
procrastination reasons instead of stating completion time, it is just a delaying
tactics. If the authority is at all committed to undertake the work on war footing
it should have resumed the work as the weather is conducive now.
We do not intend to tarnish anyone’s integrity nor interested to write in this esteem
daily time and again but we are compelled to ventilate our fumes of depression. You
talk of durability of the road but we afraid that none of your roads lasted for
more than 3years without patching. This CC road would be no exception. You are lagging
miles to regain your lost glory. If the firm is not well equipped with plant and
machinery, and experiences how did the department awarded the tender to the concern
The department is misleading the public to an uncertainty. Why is the department
so adamant where we are just asking for opening of all the access points? As anyone
can say that the construction will resume only after the beginning of the winter.
By that time we would have suffered untold miseries. Of course, the authority has
nothing to lose but if you were a politician you would have certainly something to
We directly beseech with heavy hearts to the honourable Minister PWD to spare sometime
to sort out our problem. We feel dejected and forsaken for no positive action is
taken by the concern authority and the District Administration.
Please take away the barbed wires and the logs from the road till the resumption
of work is done! We are really suffering from this trauma of utter negligence. Please
don’t let us squeeze between the tussles of the contractor and the department. It
is completely unacceptable to block the roads for months together. Please rescue
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