ITANAGAR, June 4: Arunachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly Speaker Wanglin Lowangdong
was hopeful that peace and happier days would return to Tirap district. He was addressing
the public at Borduria about 10 km from Khonsa after the inauguration of a primary
health Centre at Borduria village today.
The Speaker admitted that the district was passing through a difficult phase but
added that at the end of the dark tunnel there is light. He emphatically said that
what Tirap needed the most was a lasting peace as nothing worth-while can be achieved
in the absence of peace.
He said that Arunachal Pradesh being a young state, has innumerable challenges and
obstacles to surmount adding that with a clear roadmap for development from the elected
leaders and active participation of all the stake holders, the state would soon
achieve its cherished goal of all-round prosperity.
Lowangdong, while lauding the effort of the health department and executing agency
PWD for making the PHC a reality, told the large cheering crowd that no efforts would
be spared at his level to ensure that the new PHC was well-equipped with staff and
other required infrastructure.
Speaking on the occasion, Tirap D C W.Lowang while congratulating the people for
getting a new PHC, asked them to extend their fullest cooperation to the Speaker
who has ushered in unprecedented development in the whole Borduria area. He further
urged the people to maintain the assets like PHC and school buildings properly.
All the panchayat leaders and public leaders who spoke on the occasion showered lavish
praises on the Speaker for his development initiatives. They said in unison that
a long-felt need of the people of the area has been fulfilled with the establishment
of the PHC.
The DMO, Incharge Dr. S. Roy and Dr. K. Perme, DRCHO also spoke on the occasion.
ADC Khonsa, HoDs and public leaders from Borduria area attended the function.
Cultural programmes by students of Borduria school and Don Bosco school marked the
inaugural function. DIPRO
AAPSU’s appeal to Govt
ITANAGAR, June 4: All Arunachal Pradesh Students Union (AAPSU) has appealed to the
state Govt, particularly education department to release the mark sheets of the students
so that they could apply for further study in universities outside the state in
May reputed universities like Delhi university and universities of South India had
announced admission schedule with last date for admission for successful students
of class X and class XII examinations from June 8 to 10, AAPSU general secretary
Tujum Poyom said and regretted that many students of the state are passing through
traumatic situation as they failed to obtain original mark sheet yet for admission
The AAPSU leader also requested the education department to check the credentials
of the agents (consultancy service providers for higher education) before they lure
the students with their attractive advertisement. Poyom further said that formal
certificate to genuine agents should be issued as consultants so that students
do not land in wrong and non-affiliated institutions for pursuing higher or technical
education. While calling upon the senior students who are studying in outside the
state to help out their fellow Arunachalee students, AAPSU also appealed to parents/guardians
of the students to take help of Arunachalee senior students and organizations outside
state for selection of right institutions.
Nyishi legislators urge Govt to address Thakur issue
ITANAGAR, June 4: In an effort to resolve the issues between All Nyishi Students
Union (ANSU) / Nyishi Elite Society and Pradeep Thakur of Time of India in connection
with the alleged derogatory remarks on Nyishis, a delegation of Nyishi legislators
led by Atum Welly, Heath and Family Welfare and Rural Works Minister met the Chief
Minister Jarbom Gamlin and apprised him of the sentiment of the entire Nyishi communit
yesterday. The delegation impressed upon the chief minister to intervene in the case
and take all possible measures to address the issue. This was informed by Welly,
the convener of the Nyishi Legislator Forum in a statement.
Welly further said that the Chief Minister informed the delegation that the police
department had taken prompt action in pursuing the case. The CM assured that Govt
will issue a status paper on the matter within a day.
Governor to participate in World Environment Day prog.
ITANAGAR, June 4: Raj Bhavan will tomorrow join the rest of the world to observe
the World Environment Day.
Arunachal Pradesh Governor Gen JJ Singh along with school children, members of Muskan
Welfare Society, officials of Environment and Forest and Raj Bhavan will be taking
part in the plantation programme.
In his effort to maintain the vast green cover and also to make Arunachal Pradesh
a plastic free state, the Governor has been participating in numbers of eco friendly
programmes in the past.
In 2010, Gen Singh along with Chief Election Commissioner Navin B Chawla, who was
on a two-day visit to the State,Arunachal Pradesh Governor Gen JJ Singh took part
in the World Environment Day celebration at CRPF Hq, Senki View.
In 2009, Governor took part in the plantation at Raj Bhavan complex organized by
Muskan society in collaboration with department of Environment and Forests, as a
part of State wide programme. Inspite of heavy shower, a large number of students
from different schools of capital complex, including children from Donyi Polo School
for Hearing impaired, Chimpu and Collegians from Don Bosco College, Julli led by
the Governor and State First Lady took part in the programme. The then Capital Complex
Deputy Commissioner Padmini Singla, SP Hibu Tamang, Chief Conservator of Forest T.
Millang and other senior officers of Forest department, members of Muskan Society
and Raj Bhavan officials also actively took part in it.
The Plantation programme, where more than thousands saplings were planted at Raj
Bhavan complex is an endeavour of the Muskan Society members led by State First Lady
Anupama Singh to instill love for the nature amongst the children at tender age and
also to create awareness on climate changes, greenhouse gas effects and other environment
Large numbers of saplings, including Teeta Champa and Hollong which are found in
the foothills to middle belt of Arunachal Pradesh to Hollok trees of Tirap, Changlang
and Lohit areas were planted on the day. Rudrask, timber valued trees like Bogi Poma,
Lali Poma and Jamun, medicinal trees like Arjun and Camper, multiple uses trees like
Kanchan and flowering ones like Gulmohar in addition to much valued species like
Azar were also planted by the participants in the Raj Bhavan Complex which are being
well maintained by the concerned department. Today, it has become a demonstration
area featuring all economical viable and important trees of Arunachal Pradesh.
World Environment Week celebration
ITANAGAR, June 4: G.B. Pant institute of Himalayan Environment and Development, NE
Unit, Itanagar, in collaboration with Nature Care and Disaster Management Society
(NCDAMS), Ziro celebrated World Environment Week 2011 in Apatani Plateau. In continuation
of the WED-2011 celebration, G.B. Pant Institute organized drawing and quiz competitions
on the theme of ‘Forest Conservation ’for the school students. As many as 75 students
from 8 different schools of the Apatani plateau participated in the event..
Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya, Dobi, stood first in the quiz competition, while Frontier
Hr. Secondary School and Ziro Valley School secured second and third places respectively.
Hamam Anga (Class-IV), Little Angel school won 1st prize of drawing competition
while Mihin Asha (class-VI), Ziro Valley School and Toko Neme (class-VIII), Frontier
Hr. Sc. School got 2nd and 3rd position respectively.
This whole program was conducted as a part of UNDP-GoI-CCF-II Project, entitled ‘Biodiversity
conservation through CBNRM’, which is being implemented by the GBPI in Apatani Plateau
and Tawang-West Kameng biosphere reserve (proposed). Dr. L. J. Singh, Program Manager
UNDP Project, and Rubu Buker, chairman, NCDAMS briefed on UNDP project activities
and their linkages to forest conservation to the participants. R.S. Vist, senior
teacher DIET, also shared some though of inspiration with the participants. The program
was ended with prize and certificate distribution.
Er. M.S. Lodhi, Scientist, G.B. Pant Institute delivered a speech on aims and objectives
of World Environment Week 2011 celebration.
ITANAGAR, June 4: Bogum Ao Foundation (BAF), Itanagar in its executive body meeting
held here today resolved to conduct grass root level awareness tour to improve the
education scenario and promote national integration and brotherhood amongst the various
tribes of the state.
It further resolved to felicitate the meritorious students belonging to Bogum clans
who secured more than 70 per cent in aggregate marks in the last CBSE examination
of Class X and Class XII as a token of appreciation and encouragement.
While resolving to learn, adopt and spread the indigenous script Tanilipi among all
tribes of the state, the Foundation decided to organize its 2nd conferenece on November
next at Nari, East Siang and document the genealogy of all Bogums.
Long-felt demand fulfilled: ATA
ITANAGAR, June 4: Arunachal Teachers’ Association (ATA) has said that its long felt
demand for appointment of a regular and full-fledged director of elementary education
from among the senior most departmental officers has been fulfilled with appointment
of Bodang Yirang to the said post. Yirang was holding the post of Joint director
of School Education earlier. ATA CEC expressed hope that the other grievances of
the ATA would also be sympathetically considered by the government which includes
immediate rectification of pay anomalies of different categories of teachers, 50%
promotional avenue of Assistant Teachers to Junior Teachers etc.
The ATA said that appointment of Yirang as DEE will boast the morale of the teaching
community in the department and will herald a new era in the field of elementary
education in the state.
ITANAGAR, June 04: Arunachal Pradesh Christian Revival Church Sub-Council Area-V
is celebrating 7th Pentecost Day at Christian Prayer Centre, Kamru Dumporijo from
June 10 to 12.
Pastor, CPC Harahapa Rev. Nabam Sango and Evan Mania Kodak would attend the programme
as speakers. During the celebration, healing services, Lord Supper and Baptism programmes
will be conducted.
All Adi Youths Association formed
ITANAGAR, June 4: All Adi Youths Association (AAYA) has been formed with Olik Komut
and George Modi as its president and general secretary along with Tani Taki and Kasar
Padung as its vice presidents in a meeting held at Pasighat today.
Medical team visit Mengio
ITANAGAR: A medical team headed by Yupia DRCHO Dr N Lowang visited the measles infected
area of Mengio circle and took immediate measures to contain outbreak of the disease,
said All Mengio Students Union (AMSU) in a release today.
The union further informed that the medical team stressed on mass immunization to
prevent the spread of disease and collection of sample for laboratory test at regional
medical research centre, Dibrugarh. The team also appealed to the MO in-charge of
Mengio PHC to continue immunization against measles along with other measures to
contain the disease, the union further said. The union appreciated the medical team
for their prompt action.
Miss Beauty of Arunachal -2011
ITANAGAR: Inspired with the last year fabulous success, the Arunoday Society, has
decided to organize Miss Beauty of Arunachal 2011-session –II’ on July 30 next. The
main aim of the beauty contest is to motivate and provide the female section a platform
to promote their personality, the Society said in a release. The release further
said that the platform will also help various tribes promote cultural and communal
harmony apart from showcasing their traditional costumes. It also brings awareness
about child and women development and HIV/AIDS, the Society said.