Awareness campaign on safe drinking water and sanitation
PASIGHAT, Oct 26: An awareness campaign on safe drinking water and sanitation under
the initiative of ZPM Kenyom Dabi, was held at Telam, under Nari subdivision on October
Er. Mizing Dupak AE (PHED) Nari subdivision along with JE Dakto Basar and workers
undertook a massive cleanliness drive that included garbage clearance and cleaning
of the water tank and source to provide clean and safe drinking water to the community.
Local villagers also took party in the campaign wit Panchayat leaders.
Kenyom Dabi, who had conducted study tour to Bangalore on drinking water and sanitation
system recently said, the objective of supplying safe water would not be achieved
unless the sanitary aspects of water supply were addressed simultaneously. Waterborne
diseases are caused by pathogenic microorganisms which are directly transmitted when
contaminated water is consumed. Dabi said. He hoped that through this campaign the
awareness would be spread among the local people for adopting hygiene practices to
keep their environment clean.
Dabi also distributed Water Testing Kits to the ASMs and asked them to test the
water at least once in a month and maintain records in registers, besides intimating
the concerned department time to time.
The Assistant Engineer Dupak while assuring technical supports and regular monitoring
said water source has been improved by cleaning of pipelines and slow-sand filter
which would give good result to the consumers. DIPRO
AEKSU calls for enhancement of APL rice quota
ITANAGAR, Oct 26: All East Kameng Students’ Union (AEKSU) appealed the concerned
authorities to enhance the monthly allotment of APL Rice in the district.
It claimed that the APL rice could not be properly distributed to all the card holders
living in the remote areas of the district due to shortage of monthly quota of rice.
The union further appealed the Deputy Commissioner and DDSE of East Kameng District
and the education department not to recruit candidate from other districts in the
ensuing SSA teacher interview in order to make more employment avenue for the local
educated unemployed youths of the district.
It further taking concern over the poor infrastructure development in Seppa Helipad
demanded the authority to look into the matter for early infrastructure development.
Meanwhile, the union also condemned the attack on Gammon India Ltd official. It appreciated
the Seppa Police Department for nabbing the culprit and also appealed the general
public to cooperate with the authority to nab the other accomplices of the incident.
It further appealed the Police department to provide enough security force to the
Gammon personnel for smooth completion of Seppa to Chayang Tajo road project and
also demanded sufficient vehicles at Seppa Police Station.
Homeopathy for mother and child
ITANAGAR, Oct 26: Lower Subansiri District Health Society organized an orientation
workshop on Homeopathy for mother and child health under National Rural Health Mission
Attending the daylong workshop, additional deputy commissioner, W Tikhak asked participants
to avail benefit of homeopathic medicines which have ‘no side effect’ and affordable
to all. He requested the district health authority to make the same available in
hospitals with posting of man power at PHC level. He also requested the homeopathy
practitioners to come forward and provide better treatment to poor and needy people.
District medical officer, Hage Tam briefed about the importance of homeopathy in
health delivery system, particularly for mother and child health. He assured to make
homeopathic medicine available in homeo centre in the district.
Dr. Nani Rika, DFWO, impressed upon the participants about effectiveness of homeopathic
medicines on child and against various chronic diseases and during pregnancy. He
urged the participants to motivate others to prefer homeopathic system for treatment
of various ailments.
ZPM Hibu Uma also urged the health authority to supply sufficient medicines at all
PHCs and health sub centres in the district along with trained health personnel in
Dr. G Mery threw light on Homeopathy, its scope and limitation in mother and child
health in the workshop session.
NBWC oppose bandh
ITANAGAR, Oct 26: Naharlagun Bazar Welfare Committee (NBWC) has opposed the proposed
24 hours capital bandh by All Kurung Kumey District Studens Union on Oct 29.
The grievances of the union are confined to Kurung Kumey district, the Committee
said. The union can stage protest rally or dharna in Capital to ventilate their
grievances, but bandh call in Capital complex by the union would create bad precedent
and cause huge loss to the business community, the Committee further said in a release.
All Mengio Students’ Union (AMSU) has extended support to the stand taken by the
All Papum Pare District Students’ Union (APPDSU) opposing the proposed capital bandh
call by All Kurung Kumey District Studenion Union on Oct 29.
Meanwhile, the AMSU informed that the people of the Mengio area fare facing lot of
probem due to scarcity of rice for the last six months followed by non-supply of
rice by carriage contractors. It appealed the carriage contractor to supply rice
immediately to the Fair Price Shops in Mengio circle.
Meanwhile, expressing surprise over the opposition to its proposed bandh call, All
Kurung Kumey District Students Union (AKKDSU) in a release today said that it had
convinced the APPDSU before the announcement of bandh call and submitted a intimation
letter addressed to APPDSU president in this regard and claimed that APPDSU had agreed
to support the bandh call.
ITANAGAR, Oct 26: Arunachal Pradesh Mahila Congress Committee is observing the 26th
Death Anniversary of former Prime Minister of India Indira Gandhi at Rajiv Gandhi
Bhavan, Itanagar on October 31.
ITANAGAR, Oct 26: Recreational & Creative Activities Forum of NERIST, like previous
years, will organize SONABYSS 2010, a cultural and literary festival, as inter college
competition involving as many as five different colleges and universities of the
region at NERIST campus from October 28-31.
BKMS at zonal football championship
ITANAGAR, Oct 26: Boum Kakir Mission School, Midpu football team, escorted by two
teachers of the school N Bhattacharjee and AF Alamgir left here today for Guwahati
to participate in CBSE Football Championship East Zone, Cluster-I beginning at South
Point School playground, Guwahati from tomorrow.
Kipa Bharat is the coach and Byamang Kojum and Byabang Mindu are the captain and
vice captain of the team.]
ITANAGAR, Oct 26: Reacting to the news item published on Oct 22 last, All Nyishi
Youth Association Upper Subansiri district unit and All Tagin Youth Organisation
have clarified that both the organizations neither held any joint formal meeting
nor they took any resolution against the Daporijo DDSE. Both the organizations in
separate releases termed the news item totally false and baseless.
ITANAGAR, Oct 26: Unemployed Arunachalee Engineer’s Association (UAEA) electrical
wing has appointed Denny Bagbi and Pagge Rime as president and general secretary
Meanwhile All Balijan Circle Gaon Burah’s Welfare Association has selected Nabam
Nekhi, Techi Kaya and Taba Tagam as president, vice-president and general secretary
of the association.
2 panchayat excluded from municipality area
ITANAGAR, Oct 26: The Banderdewa and Karsingsa panchayaat segments has been excluded
from the jurisdiction of proposed Itanagar municipality with the decision taken to
retain their rural status.
This was decided yesterday after a threadbare discussion between the concerned authority
and the public of Banderdewa and Karsinga areas. The people of both the areas extended
thanks to the capital complex DC for the initiative in the regard.
ITANAGAR, Oct 26: Five executive members from Galo Welfare Society have resigned.
In the resignation letters the members have said that they resorted to this extreme
step as their demands have not been fulfilled by the society.
BJP mourns death
ITANAGAR, Oct 26: The Bharatiya Janata Party, Arunachal Pradesh expresses deep shock
over the premature death of former BJP Mandal president late Bengia Tagar (ASM),
Koloriang in a road accident on his way to Sarli along with his other family members
on Oct 24.
The state has lost a dynamic young leader with the death of late Tagar, the Party
said. The rank and file of the state BJP and its frontal wings members in a condolence
meeting yesterday observed 2 minutes silence as a mark of respect to the departed
leader and prayed almighty for bestowing strength to the bereaved family members
to bear with the traumatic situation. The party also prayed for early recovery of
injured persons in the accident.
Academy celebrates 11th anniversary
ITANAGAR, Oct 26: Dewsoft Education Academy Rayang, Roing celebrated its 11th anniversary
at Anchal Samiti Hall Roing on 24th Oct.
A seminar, titled, ‘Ateet Se Bhavishya Tak’ (Ek Prayas Safalata ke Liye) was conducted
to mark the occasion. The resource person P Aryan (IT Consultant) from Guwahati delivered
lecture in the seminar as main speaker. Large number of people attended the celebration
ITANAGAR Oct 26: Lokam Nai and Dare Putum have been selected as President and General
Secretary of newly formed Damin Area Welfare Committee in a meeting held recently.
DAPORIJO: Upper Subansiri district Deputy Commissioner has issued a prohibitory order
restricting movement of two and three wheeler vehicles over the suspension bridge
on Subansiri river near Govt. Higher Secondary School, Daporijo as the bridge appears
to have become weak and requires maintenance.
The prohibitory order is in force until major renovation of the bridge is done.
Any violation of the order shall entail legal action as per law. DIPRO
WMAC suggests War Memorial at Pasighat
ITANAGAR: War Memorial Action Committee (WMAC) under the aegis of Megu Welfare Society
submitted a list of freedom fighters of Siang valley to Education Minister and Pasighat
Centenary Celebration Committee (PCCC), Chairman cum Deputy Commissioner, East Siang
District today and suggested construction of the memorial stone at Siang Guest House,
Pasighat complex in memory of freedom fighters during centenary celebration. The
committee also assured to contribute some funds for the purpose.
The WMAC said that the 100 years centenary celebration of Pasighat would be more
meaningful if we remember and commemorate the sacrifices of freedom fighters of the
valley by dedicating a Memorial Stone.
The names of freedom fighters submitted by WMAC are: Lutnyung Megu of Silluk, Kengki
Megu, Jongkeng Pertin and Toyi Lego of Damorh, Matmur Jamoh of Yagrung, Tajong Tamuk
of Pangi, Jupeng Gao of Yeksi Koreng, Tatop Tamin of Jorsing, Namkir Siram of Babuk,
Takep Tamuk, Puger Tagi, Aje Messang and Kosing Siram of Rottung, Tagom Nonang of
Kebang, Jotan Gao of Yeksi, Lommin Darang of Kerang and Bote Moyong of Rassam village.