ITANAGAR, Oct 5: The Arunachal Pradesh Development Monitoring Federation (APDMF)
today strongly demanded the Arunachal Pradesh Energy Development Agency (APEDA) to
terminate the agreement with various companies such as M/s Jalshakti Engineer (P)
Ltd, M/s Ushvin Hydro System (P) Ltd, M/s Gita Flopumps India Pvt Ltd and M/s Rath
with Composite Industries claiming that companies had failed to set up 67 micro and
mini hydro electricity projects in the state funded under prime minister package.
Armed with RTI documents, APDMF claimed that no project has been completed so far,
whereas as per the agreement it was supposed to complete 20 September 2010. Claiming
that said companies had failed to execute the projects as per the agreement, Federation
said that APEDA should not hesitate to terminate the agreement with companies and
drag them to the court to recover the advance money paid to them.
Coordination meeting conducted
ITANAGAR, Oct 5: A coordination meeting of elected panchayat leaders of Doimukh area
was organized by the Block Congress Committee at Rono Community hall, Doimukh today.
Secretary AICC, Arunachal Pradesh Incharge, Dr K Jayakumar, attended the function.
Local MLA cum parliamentary secretary planning Nabam Rebia, Vice President APCC Tatar
Kipa, general secretaries APCC Tachu Hina, B C Tok and Tana Jeri, spokesman APCC
Vishal P Nabam and vice president APYC Nyamar Karbak also attended the programme.
Monigong-Pidi block PRI leaders write to CS
ITANAGAR, Oct 5: The PRI leaders of 18-Monigong Pidi Block Block have sought renovation
of the PHC/Medical building at Monigong.
In a letter addressed to the chief secretary, they wrote, since the opening of the
PHC, no renovation work has ever been done.
Asking for immediate implementation of sanitation project at Monigong township, they
said, communicable diseases have taken the life of more than six children within
span of only a month.
Their other demands are posting of mathematics and science teacher at Govt Secondary
School, Monigong and to direct the CDPO and his staff to stay put at Monigong.
ZIRO, Oct 5: To mark the Gandhi Jayanti, the school managing committee (SMC), teachers
and students of Govt. ME School, Yukar has conducted a mass social service at school
premises and its surrounding areas on Oct 2 last, informed SMC chairman Yukar Punu.
Stressing on his message “cleanliness is godliness”, Punu suggested students and
teachers to keep school surrounding neat and clean for maintaining hygiene. He also
appealed parents and the public to extend their cooperation and support to School
Managing Committee as well as teachers for all round development and smooth functioning
of the school.
Later, the panchayat leaders of the village, GBs, HGBs and general public were also
joined with them in the social service.
Social service conducted
ITANAGAR, Oct 5: A mass social service cum tree plantation drive was conducted in
all the areas of Raga ADC administrative block organized by All Raga Students’ Union
With full participation from all the students of the area, medicinal plants were
planted in the premise of Govt Hr Sec Schools Boa Simla and Raga, Govt. Sec Schools,
Dollungmukh and Godak, and the many Govt Middle Schools of the area.
The union called on the students to keep their surroundings clean.
Orgs demand independent home minister
ITANAGAR, Oct 5: Blaming state government for the deteriorating law and order problem
in the state, Arunachal Pradesh Abo Tani Clan Youth Organization Upper Subansiri
Unit (APATCYO-USU) has demanded for an independent home minister.
In a letter to the chief minister, it said, without an independent home minister
peace cannot prevail in the state.
The All Capital Complex Market Volunteer Committee (ACCMVC) came up with similar
Meanwhile, also condemning the recent murder case of a salesman of Ganesh Trading
Corporation at Naharlagun on October 2, it sought the Governor’s intervention in
not granting bail to the culprits involved.
In a letter to the Governor, it further warned that the demand if not fulfilled within
a week, the committee will stage dharna in front of Raj Bhawan.
SUMA unit organizes awareness campaign
ITANAGAR, Oct 5: SUMA Capital Coplex unit today organized awareness campaign at Govt.
Hr. Sec. Schools Doimukh and Polo Colony to create awareness among the students about
various important issues, including PRC to non-APST, immature implementation of minority
scheme, pending refugee issue and formation of Naga People’s Front (NPF) in Arunachal
DLMC meeting held
PASIGHAT, Oct 5: The District Level Monitoring Committee (DLMC) meeting was held
under the chairmanship of the Deputy Commissioner Nidhi Srivastava on Oct 4 last
in the DC’s conference hall. It was attended by the ZPC Kaling Dai along with Admin
officers, officers of work departments and ZPMs etc. The house reviewed all the schemes
under PM package, NLCPR, SPA, RIDF/DoNER/NEC/ACA etc taken up by the executive agencies
like PWD, RWD, RD etc. Physical and financial progresses of various schemes were
taken in detail also assessed.
While reiterating the importance of the monitoring committee meetings Deputy Commissioner
Srivastava urged all the works departments to speed up their works and complete in
time. All should complete all formalities so that the assigned works does not get
delayed. Working season should be utilized fully and officers should personally supervise
the works, she advised. Schedule for Sub-divisional Monitoring will be worked out
and the calendar will be supplied to the respective Admin officers so that they can
monitor the schemes being taken up in their divisions smoothly, she added.
Earlier, the DPO Ponung Boring while informing the composition of the committee,
informed that there should be committee in sub-divisional level and meeting should
be conducted quarterly. She wanted that all relevant records to be submitted in time.
Zilla Parishad Members wanted that they should be taken up into confidence regarding
the implementation of schemes in their respective areas so that there is effective
monitoring. They wanted that the HoDs should attend the meeting with detail reports
of all schemes. DIPRO
Fitness Centre for women and children at Changlang
CHANGLANG, Oct 5: Changlang Deputy Commissioner Chanchal Yadav yesterday inaugurated
a well-equipped fitness centre especially for well-being of woman and children of
Changlang yesterday. Christened as “Women and Children Club” the Centre will see
that the women and children enjoy good health and sound mind.
Almost 40 members have already registered their names at the club and they all enjoy
the facilities such as indoor badminton court, table tennis, static cycle, multi-purpose
treadmill etc. More equipments are soon to be installed.
For the first time in the district, a very noble step of its kind has been taken
up to provide recreational and health platform. It is also a one of the very right
way to counter the growing issue of drug addiction and social instability in the
district. It may now appear to be just a mere matter of a small fitness club in one
corner of Changlang township. But it’s an initiative which will gradually and ultimately
make a very positive impact on our society. In fact, every district should come up
with such a concept for the well-being of women and youths specifically. DIPRO
Joint meet demands immediate halt of Minority
Scheme in Arunachal
ITANAGAR, Oct 5: The joint meeting convened by Indigenous Faith and Cultural Society
of Arunachal Pradesh (IFCSAP) with representatives from various ‘prime organizations’
has demanded the State government to stop immediately all minority schemes in the
Expressing serious concern over the ‘divisive minority policy and programmes’ of
the State and Central Governments, the meeting opined that, “If the Govt. is really
willing to implement the minority schemes, it should first conduct factual religious
survey through either Govt. agencies or RG University.”
Allocating duel facilities is a gruesome injustice to indigenous faith followers
inflicted by central and state government, they demanded that no one should get double
benefits and the State Govt. must respect the sentiments of the prime social organizations
and the elite people of the state.
The meeting attended by the elites and most senior personalities like YD Thongchi,
Nabam Atum, Taba Hare, Pratik Potom, Dr. Tai Nyori, Tony Koyu, Hui Tag, Bengia Hemanto,
Bamin Hinda and many others has adopted few resolutions in the form of questions
to put forward to the State as well as the Central Government to answer.
Some of the questions were, “What communities/people constitute Minority in Arunachal
Pradesh when it is declared as 100% Scheduled Tribe state; will not continuous availing
of duel benefits (ST and Minority) cost the precious ST status and encourage mass
It also questioned the conduct of religious census by private company whereas there
is mechanism available with the state government for counting or maintaining a register
of those who are accepting or embracing other religious faiths with the State under
the “Freedom of religions Act 1978”.
“Only after identifying the minority person/families, the govt. should declare the
minority blocks,” they demanded.
“Further declaring suspected Bangladeshi Muslims as minority will be like granting
them PRC in Arunachal Pradesh and it will attract a large number of Muslims to convert
the thin populated Arunachal into an over populated State,” the meeting observed.
The meeting also opined that those individual or community who want to get converted
to minority status should surrender their ST certificates.
Meanwhile, the joint committee constituted in the meeting for this issue will submit
memoranda to the President of India, the Prime Minister, Chief Secretary, Ministry
of Minority Affairs, Governor and other key posts of the administration soon. The
Committee also resolved to organize agitation, protest rallies in all districts and
other steps, if necessary for fulfillment of the demand. Jagdamba Mall, Organising
Secertary, Janjati Faith and Culture Protection Forum of India (JFCPF) also attended
the meeting and assure to extend every possible support to the action committee.
The meeting was convened by Indigenous Faith and Cultural Society of Arunachal Pradesh
Seppa on the boil after clash breaks out between security force and youths
ITANAGAR, Oct 5: Seppa the district headquarters of East Kameng is in the news for
wrong reason as a minor skirmish between CRPF personnel and students turned full
scale clash this evening leading dozens of people injured, while a worker sustained
Sources from Seppa informed this daily that the incident broke out around 4 pm today
when three youths repairing their shoes with cobbler near SBI bank were reportedly
beaten up by CRPF personnel after exchange of heated argument over allegedly peeing
near a Peepal tree.
The situation turned violent when few onlookers reacted trongly by pelting stone
at them saying that minor fault of youths could have been excused, sources added.
Later scores of youths reportedly joined in pelting stone and drove the CRPF personnel
back to their camp. Subsequently the security forces regrouped with full strength,
went on rampage in retaliation, resorted to indiscriminate lathi charge at general
ground and damaged few two wheelers. Sources further informed that the security forces
resorted to blank firing to disperse the angry mob, in which one labourer sustained
The situation snowballed into major crisis when hundreds of people reacted angrily
against blank firing, went on berserk and set ablaze a Mahindra Bolero of the police
department and a shop near SBI Bank, sources claimed.
Meanwhile, when contacted, police sources, while confirming the incident, disclosed
that situation is highly volatile. It also said that Superintendent of Police B.
K Mishra was reportedly manhandled by mob during the clash.
Condemning the firing incident, AAPSU based Core Committee for 16th General Conference
of AEKSU expressed concern over the law and order. Stating that latest incident
may pose serious threat to ensuing conference in terms of law and order situation
Core Committee Chairman Lota Singhi demanded arrest of persons responsible for the
incident. Singhi further urged the district administration to set up a judicial enquiry
to unearth the truth. It further appealed to the public for maintaining calm and
not to take law in their hand for peaceful co-existence.
‘No respite from power crisis in Pasighat’
ITANAGAR, Oct 5: Expressing strong resentment over the prevailing power crisis at
Pasighat town, the Pasighat People’s Welfare Committee (PPWC) has urged the elected
representatives of the district to take appropriate step and fruitful measures to
solve the chronic electricity problem in the century-old town permanently.
Power situation remained the same for so long despite the full supports and necessary
fund provided by the Government for solving the power crisis, PPWC chairman Okom
Yosung said in a release.
There has been no improvement in power scenario even after completion of the 33kv
line from Assam to Pasighat via Jonai as the entire Pasighat town is still reeling
under severe power crisis, he said.
“The 33kv line should immediately be connected and charged, if it is completed,”
the PPWC chairman demanded.
In regards to 132 kv Aalo-Pasighat tower line, Okom, who is also ZPM of Bogong Anchal
Block, said that the power department did not submit any progress report in yesterday’s
DLMC meeting though the department was directed to do so by then Deputy Commissioner
RK Mishra in the previous meeting held on July 25.
He claimed that the government has sanctioned Rs 58 crore for the work.
According to Okom, all necessary materials have already been provided to Aalo, Rumgong
and Pasighat divisions. But work was not progressing well excepting the work carried
out by Pasighat division, he claimed.
Expressing serious concern tardy progress of the work, he urged the Chief Engineer
(Power) to intervene and direct all concerned, including the engineers/officials
responsible for carrying out the work to take the work on priority basis.
“Any further delay in construction of the line will be viewed seriously,” the PPWC
He also demanded for early renovation/replacement of the defunct turbines of Sille
and Yembung hydel projects as assured by the High Level Committee (HLC) in its meeting
at DC’s Conference Hall last year.
The PPWC chairman has also criticized lack of coordination and negligent attitude
of all the MLAs barring one for solving the chronic problem.
Woman activists continue crusade against narcotic substances
YINGKIONG, Oct 5: The members of Upper Siang Women Welfare Society headed by Mekem
Nopi and Oma Tamuk (Pertin) conducted its second phase of checking drive against
tobacco products and narcotic substances with the help of administration on October
3 evening. Police personnel including SI T. Duggong, Toni Mitkong, CO as Magistrate
and Yame Tatin, Tax & Excise superintendent were present during the operation against
drug substances. In its second phase also, the woman activists seized uncountable
numbers of Tiranga, Gutka, Modhu, Beer & IMFL bottles etc from large number of shops
The main motto of the social movement being launched by the woman activists under
the banner of Upper Siang Women Welfare Society is to eradicate evils from the society
such as narcotic substances and alcohol so that the Society can march forward towards
development in right direction in peaceful environment. DIPRO
Mega health camp at Raga concludes successfully
RAGA, Oct 5: The two days Mega Health Camp organized by Arunachal Pradesh Doctors’
Association (APDA) in collaboration with department of Health & Family Welfare, National
Health Mission (NRHM) and department of Social Welfare & and Empowerment & Tribal
affairs was successfully concluded here today at Raga.
Response of people was overwhelming in its two days of health camp with 1232 patients
visited the camp and got benefited. Most shocking achievement of the camp was that
as many as 37 persons from Raga area have pledge themselves to donate their eyes.
The APDA and district health society appreciated their offer.
In departmental beak-up, out of 103 dental cases registered in the camp, 30 cases
were of extraction while in eye OPD, 227 cases were registered. Of them 17 were
operated and 15 more cases have to be operated at district Hospital Ziro tomorrow
by Dr. Taba Khanna and Dr. Dusu Grayu.
About 49 patients have been done with ultrasonography while there was 44 cases of
Laparoscopic legations for family planning and 350 persons were screened for Hepatitis-B.
Besides all other important facilities made available to patients, the team also
conducted many other tests like immunization for children, HIV test and VDRL by ICTC,
MP, RMT, typhoid tests, copper-T insertion, sputum examination for TB, fine needle
aspimtion, OCP etc. etc.
The department of social justice and empowerment & tribal affairs while participating
the Camp issued numbers of wheel chairs, crutches, walking sticks, Disable certificates,
hearing aid etc to needy people of the area.
The organizing team APDA and District Health Society, Ziro thanked Nido Pavitra,
MLA cum Parliamentary Secretary, Maga Mala, ZPM Raga, ACP Raga, Nido Tagom, Chairman,
Development Committee of 25th Raga ST Assembly constituency and department of social
justice & empowerment for their support said that without their cooperation, camp
would not have been successful at that extent. (Yachang Tacho)
SUMA reiterates demands
ITANAGAR, Oct 5: Reiterating its demands, Students Union Movement of Arunachal Pradesh
(SUMA) today vowed to never back off from its charter of demands, rather stated
that it would intensify its movement to fulfill the demands. The decision came after
its central executive meeting held under the chairmanship of Unti Umbrey General
Secretary SUMA here today.
The SUMA’s four-points charter of demands are immediate cancellation of Joint High
power Committee (JHPC) for issuance of PRC to Non-APST residing in the state, abolition
of minority scheme from the state, complete ban on formation of Naga People Front
in Arunachal Pradesh and stop shielding Chakma Hajong refugees and All Arunachal
Pradesh Chakma Students Union.
Opposing the implementation of minority scheme in the state, SUMA stated that such
scheme is not applicable for Arunachal Pradesh since the state is purely tribal state.
It also said that implementation of such centrally sponsored scheme would reduce
the privilege given to state under Bengal Eastern Frontier Regulation Act 1873. It
also strongly opposed Naga People Front entry in the state political map, and claimed
that act of NPF is to disintegrate the state. The union cautioned that any attempt
to grant citizenship to Non-APST would not be entertained by the indigenous people,
rather expedite for their deportation. SUMA further expressed discontentment over
the alleged lukewarm response by the state government on its charter of demands and
urged the government for early re-addressal.
Objection to inclusion of Arunachal’s villages in MAC
ITANAGAR, Oct 5: A delegation comprising public from Likabali assembly constituency
led by senior leader and social activist Sengo Taipodia called on Chief Secretary
yesterday and apprised him about their strong objection to inclusion of nine Arunachal
Pradesh villages in Mishing Autonomous Council (MAC), according to Galo Students’
Union (GSU) release.
While describing the chaos prevailing in those villages after the news of inclusion
of their villages in MAC, the delegation appealed to the Chief Secretary to intervene
and take up the matter with appropriate authority. The release claimed that some
of the people of Minmang village under Kangku circle have been enrolled in electoral
roll under Dhemaji district and now Barojan is being targeted.
“When the people of foothills area are in chaos and fear, a stoick silence on the
part of the state govt. over the issue is making the situation even worst,” the release
It also criticized the West Siang Deputy Commissioner for taking the issue ‘very
lightly’. The release further informed that GSU had lodged complaint with office
of the Principle Secretary, Home on September 23.
ITANAGAR, Oct 5: Longding Police have launched movement against the menace of opium
abuse in the area yesterday.
As part of the movement, Superintendent of Police Rajesh Kumar along with Deputy
SP (HQs.) S Singpho and other police officials of Longding interacted with the students
of Govt. Higher Secondary School, Longding, informed the SP in a release.
The Superintendent of Police requested the teachers and students to be role model
and messenger to spread the implications of opium abuse and stop poppy cultivation
to the parents and general public.
By targeting the students, efforts are being made to influence the adults of their
family as well as to forewarn the students about the ill effects of this menace.
The SP also briefed them about other social evils, like early marriage, lack of hygiene
leading to frequent illness and also to observe traffic rules.
It was also emphasized that as a student, they should concentrate more on studies
and desist themselves from anti-social activities.
Realizing that opium is being sown in this area for ages, it has been decided to
hold a series of meeting with PR Leaders, Govt. Officers, District Administration
to go into the problems and to find out other economically viable alternatives for
the sustenance of the local farmers.
Rough road giving bumpy rides
Total lack of respect to public demand alleged
PASIGHAT, Oct 5: About 60-km stretch of Pasighat- Tene-Koyu PWD road connecting Pasighat
(Hqs) with Pasighat-West (Ruksin) and Nari-Koyu constituencies is lying in deplorable
condition for years for want of maintenance.
Showing total lack of respect to public demand, neither the department concerned
nor the ministers and MLAs have taken any step for repairing the road.
The historical road was upgraded with central funding in the year 2004. The North
Eastern Council, by its sanctioned No- NEC/T/EFC/2003 dated 23/08/2004 granted sanction
of Rs 46.36 crore for improvement of the road and dispensed the work to Pasighat
Public Work Division. As such, the implementing agency completed the construction
works within a period of five years.
Chief Minister Nabam Tuki, during his Pasighat visit in early December, 2011 inaugurated
the renovation works of Pasighat-Tene-Koyu Road in presence of Pasighat-East MLA
cum Minister Bosiram Siram in presence of host of MLAs and PWD engineers.
Numerous potholes and worn out condition of the road between Napit village and Mirem
Tinali (connected to MMJ road) is not only giving a bumpy ride to commuters but also
damaging teir vehicles due tro rough roads. The wooden bridges over Pagla Korong
are also in dilapidated condition due to years of wear and tear adding to the motorists’
Finance, Planning and PWD, Chowna Mein during his visit to Pasighat-Ledum-Tene-Koyu
Road in November last year witnessed the bad condition of the road and assured the
people to provide necessary fund for renovation of the roads in the area. But the
minister’s ritualistic assurance has yielded no result.
It is alleged by the local people that state PWD is spending crores of rupees in
repairing of roads and bridges in the district, but the officers and officials of
the department are never seen supervising or monitoring the works of the contractors
which has resulted in sub-standard work.
AGSU’s ‘Run for Brotherhood’ reaches Lohit, LDV
ITANAGAR, Oct 5: The 18-member All Galo Students’ Union (AGSU) team, which is touring
entire Galo inhabited areas of the state with theme “Run for Brotherhood” yesterday
visited Jeko village under Lohit and Banggo village under Lower Dibang Valley district.
Addressing a public meeting at Jeko AGSU president appealed to the general public,
especially unemployed youths to avail the opportunity of Job Mela by the state government,
various state and centre sponsored schemes like, Mukhya Mantri Prayatan Yojna (under
Tourism Dept.) and PMGEP etc.
He also urged the youths to avoid using any kind of narcotics to make a vibrant society.
He suggested the Galo brethren to maintain communal harmony for peaceful co-existence
and advocated for preserving the customs and traditions.
Domin Loya, resource person, advocated for maintaining/ upholding the in-born secular
and liberal characters of Galos for communal harmony. He also advocated for maintaining
the Galo mother tongue (language) to ease the communication variation amongst the
community members within the state.
During interaction with public of Jeko village, ASM Binde Ete urged the visiting
team for pursuing for proper demarcation of Jeko village with competent authorities.
In meeting at Banggo village of Paglam circle under Dambuk Sub-Division on the same
day,the AGSU General Secretary urged the students to be dedicated, sincere and honest
towards their studies to build a vibrant Galo society.
The ASM of Banggo village requested to take up the issues with appropriate authority
for early functioning of the ‘C’ Grade Police station at Banggo/ Paglam circle. He
informed that required infrastructure for the same is already constructed which are
lying unused since its construction.
It was also informed in the meeting by the headmaster in-charge of Govt. Residential
ME School Banggo village that the school was running with only 5 teachers and there
was no teacher for computer education.
Over 3000 double entries of voters detected in West Siang
AALO, Oct 5: In order to ensure preparation of fair and transparent Electoral Roll
for the district, an elaborate meeting with various political parties was held under
the chairmanship of West Siang District Election Officer M.K. Sahoo at DC’s Conference
Hall on Oct 3.
Presiding over the meet, the DEO said that fair and transparent electoral roll cannot
be thought of without support of political parties, initiative by the Booth Level
Officer and cooperation from Booth Level Agents. He disclosed that all out efforts
are being made to do away with anomalies like bogus, migrated and floating voters
and every care and precaution will be taken strictly as per the guideline set by
the Election Commission and no forms will be issued in bulk to avoid verification
Personal presence of voters is must during claims and objections, he said and stressed
on collective responsibility among the election related Govt agencies and political
parties. He also disclosed that more than three thousand double entries of voters
are detected and it will be sorted out in its right perspective within a short period
Participating in the discussion, Doi Ado Ex-Minister said that it is the duty of
the political parties to obtain the draft electoral rolls and ensure preparation
of fair electoral roll in the district.
The DCCI President Modam Karbak laid emphasis on the role of BLO as many errors have
been committed by few of them in the past. Representatives from many political parties
also pointed out inaction and lackadaisical attitude among few BLOs who are assigned
the all important task. The DEO assured to take up the matter with the BLOs. DIPRO
Senior citizens’ week observed
PASIGHAT, Oct 5: Sponsored by the Daying Ering College of Teachers’ Education, the
Department of Women and Child Development organized an interactive meeting cum awareness
camp at Mirbuk community hall yesterday to commemorate the celebration of “Senior
Citizens Week”. It is being observed with a view to support minimum needs of the
poor and needy having little or no regular income or financial support from their
Prominent writer and retired IAS officer Oshong Ering and the first lady graduate
of the state Bormoti Dai were present as old age pensioners and Advocate Borik Tarang
joined the celebration to boast the morale of the senior members of the society.
Speaking on the occasion, ADC Rajesh Panyang advised the Panchayat functionaries
to be more responsible while availing the benefits of such schemes for the common
public. The objective of the schemes is to provide social security and financial
support for healthy living of our senior citizens and only the genuine applicants
should be allowed to get benefit under the schemes, he hoped.
Chief Councilor Denong Tamuk stressed on proper implementation of all the schemes
in the township. Tamuk appealed the PRI members and councilors to recommend the names
of all genuine members of the society including deserving non-APST people for who
are living helplessly in the society.
The Deputy Director (ICDS) Ponung Ering Angu presented a brief report on the issue
and elaborated the basic need of Indira Gandhi national old age programs and other
allied schemes being implemented for the poor and needy.
The National Social Assistance Program is a program for the poor households which
came into effect from August 15. The national old age pension scheme covers older
persons/destitute. The public facilities for the elderly which are initiated by the
government also cover reservation of seats for elderly in the public transport, railways
and airways. At present good percentage of the older persons are covered in this
scheme, she added. Taking privilege, Angu further informed that a free Health Camp
for the senior citizens will be organized on Oct 7 next at Siluk village under Mebo
Advocate Borik Tarang elaborated various rights and benefits of old age pension scheme
and Ramle Banggo CDPO Onyok Panyang and Mebo CDPO Kaling Moyong delivered lectures
on the schemes under National Social Assistance Programme (NSAP) like IGNOAPS, IGNWPS,
IGNDPS, NFBS, currently implemented through the Department of Social Justice, Empowerment
and Tribal Affairs. Special invitees Oshong Ering and Bormoty Dai also spoke and
put forth their suggestions on the occasion. Many participants from the public also
shared their views and cleared doubts and confusions among the ignorant public. DIPRO
Christian Revival Youth Fellowship Naharlagun celebrates 26th Foundation Day
ITANAGAR, Oct 5: The Youth Fellowship of Christian Revival Church (CRC) Naharlagun
has celebrated its 26th Foundation Day at the church’s premises F Sector, Naharlagun
on Oct 2 in a befitting manner.
The programme started with spirit filled praise and worship by youth group, followed
by beautiful choreographies and artistic items by the youth and Sunday school children
of the church which included a shadow dance besides melodious numbers from interdenominational
Yahweh band, CYE Praise band of TBC Itanagar and popular gospel singers Roshan Pordung
and Khoda Moryom.
The foundation day speaker, Dr. Otem Moyong, Associate Professor in Commerce, Rajiv
Gandhi University, dwelt in length on the theme verse 2 Chronicles 15:7, while ministering
the cake cutting ceremony exhorted the youths and said that, one should strive forward
to achieve one’s goal in life and encouraged the youths to carry the responsibilities
of the church and bring unity in the society and to shed the selfish feelings.
The other events which marked the day included felicitation of former chairman of
the youth fellowship Isaac Baat for his long years of association with the fellowship,
certificates to outstanding youths and distribution of prizes to winners of essay
Earlier, to mark the day, a friendly football match was organized between the teams
of elders and youths of the church, which was won by the former by 5-3 goals and
essay writing competitions among the junior and senior youths of the church.
The chief patron of the programme Dr. David Pertin, Organising chairman, Mitet Paron,
Secretary John Taba, member Kaling Bui, church’s missionary Rev. Dr. Nyakdo Tasar
and assistant pastor Gandhi Dui also spoke.
Councilor and member of the Itanagar Municipal Corporation’s empowered standing committee
Gangte Togung was present as special guest. Among others, the programme was witnessed
by APCRCWW president Assu Taba, ACRYA president Domar Bomjen, Papum Pare district
CRC council Field Secretary Pastor Tami Tachang, PPDCRYA president Gibbs Taba, pastor
of the church Pastor Hillang Taya, church Secretary Tad Akin, women pastor Kipa Yaram,
believers and church leaders from the churches in and around the capital complex
and PG students from RGU.