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2012

SSB salutes naik Lokam Taso

Taso’s mortal remains laid to rest

Staff Reporter

NAHARLAGUN, Sept 27: The Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) today saluted SSB Naik (GD) Lokam Taso, who died at Lucknow on September 25 last while on duty after serving the nation for 27 years.

A team of eight SSB personnel led by SI Arif Jama Khan, which escorted late Taso’s mortal remains, performed guard of honour as the wailing of the family members, dear and near ones in front of the tri-colour wrapped coffin rent the air. The last rites were performed in his residential compound in Pachin village here this afternoon.

Taso, 49, is survived by his wife, three daughters and two sons.

A native of Taba village under Damin circle of remote Kurung Kumey district, Taso had joined the force on May 11, 1987 and served in different parts of the country. His last posting place was Gorakhpur, Khan said, adding he died in a hospital at Lucknow.

The SSB personnel handed over the tri-colour to late Taso’s younger brother Lokam Kani, present BDO of Yachuli, as a token of respect.

Taso, who dared to join the force and ventured outside the state 27 years ago when there was no dearth of jobs in the state, would be remembered as a role model, particularly for the younger generation, one of the relatives commented.

The SSB was set up in May 1963 as special service bureau in the aftermath of 1962 Chinese aggression and came under the aegis of the union ministry of home affairs in January 2001.

 

 

ABK sponsored 24-hr. bandh cripples normal life

Correspondent

RUKSIN, Sept 27: The first day of two-day East Siang district bandh called by Adi Baane Kebang (ABK) with support of various local student unions evoked total response in Ruksin and Pasighat today paralyzing normal life.

However, no bandh related untoward incident has been reported from anywhere till end of the bandh hours.

Pasighat Township and Ruksin market areas wore a deserted look as commercial banks, petrol/diesel depots and other business establishment remained closed and private and commercial vehicles were off the road during the bandh hours.  Hundreds of protesters blocked the National Highway-52 at Ruksin gate since morning until the end of the bandh at 5 pm today evening.

The bandh badly affected those students appearing in Class IX (CBSE) examination. The examinees are reportedly facing innumerable problems due to frequent bandh call. Reportedly, two students from Berung village could not attend today’s examination as their vehicle was stopped by bandh supporters on the highway.

According to ABK sources, the second day bandh will effect from 5 am tomorrow.

The bandhs are being called in protest against the state government’s alleged ‘indifferent attitude’ and failure to respond to the demand for exclusion of Adi lands from the proposed Lower Siang district.

Meanwhile, East Siang district ABK general secretary Tajing Taki said that the state government’s apathy towards the demand raised by various Adi organizations is causing a great deal of sensation among the community people.

“The ABK and other Adi organizations have repeatedly moved the state government to exclude Adi land from the new district. We would resort to a more vigorous agitation in case our demands went unheard for long time,” Taki said.

 

 

Apex Bank to introduce more modern facilities soon

ITANAGAR, Sept 27: The Annual General Body Meeting of Arunachal Pradesh State Cooperative Apex bank was held at Cooperative Training Centre, Naharlagun yesterday.

“While congratulating Apex Bank for booking a profit of Rs. 341.39 lacs during 2013-14, Jt. RCS R D Thongon cautioned the bank from high Non Performing Assets (NPA) position and advised to initiate stringent action against the defaulters for recovery of the overdue loan accounts as directed by RBI by constant persuasions with Certificate Officers.

He also lauded the bank for signing of MoU with National Schedule Tribes Finance and Development Corporation (NSTFDC) and National Handicapped Finance and Development Corporation (NHFDC) as State Channelizing Agency to implement the concessional loan schemes to the targeted people of the state. He advised the Bank to enhance share amount of member Co-operative Societies by enrolling more societies and reduce govt. share to the desired level. He also advised to do a viability survey of the centre for opening of new branches. He asked all the LAMPS for business diversification for sustainable growth.

Earlier, Tsering Thongdok, MD of Apex Bank, highlighted the performance and achievements of the bank made during the year 2013-14. He further informed that the bank is now on CBS platform and the process for issue of ATM (RuPay Debit Cards and RuPay Kisan Credit Cards), RTGS, Internet Banking, Mobile Banking etc. are in the final stage. HS Singh, General Manager of NABARD regional office here advised the bank and LAMPs to expand business by adopting technology. He suggested to create a structure with a simplified system for quick sanction and issue of small loans and KCCs to all the eligible farmers through Farmers Clubs to avail the credit at concessional rate of interest.  Bank should extend necessary support to LAMPS for Processing, Marketing and Storage of Agri-Produce, establish Agri-Information Centres etc. for the benefit of farmers, he said and advised to upgrade the skills of staff for effective handling of CBS and technology services. He requested Apex Bank to pursue the government for crop insurance for the safe guard the interest of farmers.

In his speech, Dr. Olik Taring, administrator of Apex Bank, informed that Apex Bank is not lagging behind other nationalized banks as the bank is now in CBS and going to provide ATM services to its customers shortly besides other facilities. The Bank has been appointed SCA by NSTFDC, NHFDC and the process for becoming SCA of National Minority Development Corporation (NMDC) is under progress to implement the central schemes at low interest rates. He appealed to the bank employees to work hard to make the bank as a Schedule Bank in the coming days.

During business session, the meeting adopted the Final Statement of Accounts for the year of 2013-14, Annual Report. The AGM also resolved to implement PMJDY by the Apex Bank through LAPMS as Business Correspondent and open new branches wherever necessary. Among others Chairmen and MDs of the LAMPS and branch managers of the Apex Bank attended the meeting.

 

 

Govt contemplating ILP on arrival plan for Rajdhani train passengers

ITANAGAR, Sept 27: The state Govt is planning to provide ILP on-arrival to the Rajdhani train passengers and have proper online ILP service.

Clarifying the ‘misunderstanding’ on ILP issue for the Rajdhani train passengers, state chief secretary Ramesh Negi said “What we intend is to have proper online ILP service and provide on-arrival ILP. Just like on-arrival visa facility.”

The CS further said that persons having valid Rajdhani train ticket and proper proof of Indian domicile will be able to avail such facilities. Tourism secretary Joram Beda is working out details in this regard, he added.

It is worth mentioning here that this daily on its Sept 26 edition had carried a report wherein it was mentioned that by November this year Indian railways is planning to start Rajdhani train service between New Delhi and Naharlagun. Report also quoted source claiming that the person having reservation ticket of Rajdhani train will not require ILP to enter the state and the government of Arunachal has agreed to relax the inner line permit norms.

The report had evoked strong reaction from various quarters including regional political party like People’s Party of Arunachal.  PPA directly blamed the central Govt saying that BJP government has taken the first step towards permanent removal of ILP. It is mandatory for any non-APST citizen visiting state to obtain ILP beforehand.

 

 

Anti-extortion teams start working

ITANAGAR, Sept 27: The anti-extortion teams of the police department are on their toes to check and stop any kind of extortion or selling of housie/ lottery tickets in markets, Govt/private offices, business establishments etc. The members of the teams are roaming in civil dresses to identify the persons involved in extortion and  other unwanted activities in the Capital region.

Meanwhile, the Capital police administration has appealed to the general people to cooperate with police and not to  promote such illegal activities. It is worth mentioning here that while reviewing the law and order situation on September 6 last,  Chief Minister Nabam Tuki had directed the police department for establishment of an ‘Anti-Extortion Cell’ besides strengthening intelligence capability of the department, particularly in the organized crime sector involving illegal arms and extortions.

 

 

Sanitation walk organized

Mein gives emphasis on the need to inculcate civic sense among the masses

ITANAGAR, Sept 27: Agriculture, Horticulture, Animal Husbandry and Dairy Development Minister Chowna Mein flagged off audio-visual Sanitation Awareness Van at Mahadevpur under Lekang circle of Namsai district today.

The flagging off ceremony was followed by sanitation walk which started from EAC office and culminated at PWD IB covering market area, staff colony and police station area shouting sanitation slogan.

Delivering his speech at the end of the sanitation walk, Mein advocated for adopting safe sanitary practices. India has conquered planet mars by sending mars orbital mission but it is yet to overcome the grim insanitary situation in our society, Mein opined.

He also emphasized on the need to inculcate civic sense among masses in their daily practices. Saying that the system of open defecation is still rampant in major parts of our country, he advised people to change their mind set and construct individual household latrines to minimize spread of diseases caused due to insanitation.

Reminding the people of old practices of carrying eatable items in tiffin boxes, he advised the people to refrain from the use of plastic as excessive use of polythene bags is posing a great threat to the environment.

Namsai Deputy Commissioner RK Sharma highlighted the importance of basic food protection practices, maintaining good personal hygiene and sanitation practices.

Earlier, T. Tok, Executive Engineer cum Member Secretary, DWSC said that the programme is being conducted to create public awareness on the importance of following basic sanitation and health practices through the sanitation awareness van under “Swachh Bharat Mission” and urged upon the people to shoulder the responsibility of making the Namsai Open Defecation Free district.

 

 

World Tourism Day celebrated

ITANAGAR, Sept 27: Joining the rest of the world, Arunachal Pradesh today celebrated the World Tourism Day with various programmes.

At capital complex, the Day  was celebrated  with the theme ‘Tourism and Community development’ by the faculties, staffs and students of Department of Travel & Tourism Management, Hotel Management & Catering Technology and Community College of Rajiv Gandhi Govt. Polytechnic Itanagar along with the  Tourism department, GoAP.

This year’s World Tourism Day (WTD) draws special attention to the role of tourism in contributing to one of the building blocks of a more sustainable future for all. With the special focus on the community, WTD 2014 highlights how tourism can become conducive for advance sustainable development from the grassroots level as the  community based tourism involves the local population in the decision making process according to local priorities. Accordingly to imbibe and involve the community a mass cleanliness drive, awareness campaign and workshop on the theme “Tourism & Community Development” with the public, youths, staffs and students of secondary school was conducted at Chimpu here today.

During the technical session, Taba Tath, Head of department in-charge, Travel & Tourism Management, Rajiv Gandhi Govt. Polytechnic briefed about the importance and motives of celebration of World Tourism Day and advised the gathering to respect the tourist. The headmaster of the school T Koyu encouraged one and all to understand the importance of Tourism.

Power Point presentation was one of the special attractions during the programme presented by faculties of RGGP R.K Mishra and Sonu Perme.

At Ziro, highlighting the importance of hospitality in tourism industry, MLA Tage Taki urged people of Ziro valley to treat and respect guests as god for growth of tourism sector.

Addressing the World Tourism Day celebration at Biiri, Ziro, where the Festival of Music is being held, Taki said that Mother Nature has bestowed Ziro with all that are required to satisfy the needs of the tourists. And, that is why Ziro has now become one of the most sought after tourist destinations in the state, he said. Informing that the state government has given much emphasis on eco and rural tourism, he appealed to the people to preserve their rich culture and traditions.

The recent discovery of many rare and critically endangered species of bird and butterfly made Ziro a favourite destination for butterfly and bird enthusiasts, he said and appealed to the people protect and preserve wildlife.

Koj Mama, President Arunachal Pradesh Birding Club briefly highlighted the findings of various bird species in Ziro. He has mentioned about highly endangered species of bird like Wardtrogan which is found in Ziro. The bird has already attracted many tourists in the valley.

Earlier, Tater Mize, District Tourism Officer, Ziro while highlighting the significance of the event declared the winner of the essay writing competition which was organized to mark the occasion. The winners of the essay writing competition were given merit certificates and mementoes by MLA Taki.

Students of various schools, HoD’s, NGO’s, public leader participated the celebration.

 

 

The youth are not useless: They are used less

Denhang Bosai

The old Hindi adage ‘Padoge Likhoge Banoge Nawab.’ Kheloge Kudoge Banoge Kharab’ is no longer in vogue and relevant. Today many youth all the world over are seriously taking sports as a career. In fact, the same parents who used to prevent their children from playing games and sports are encouraging them to take sports seriously. This sudden change of mindset in the parents has come about thanks to international sports persons like Sachin Tendulkar, PT Usha, Mary Kom, Sania Mirza, Baichung Bhutia and many others who are earning in millions and are today, youth icons of the country including the small towns and villages. I do not have statistics to show here but I dare say that in Arunachal Pradesh, 40% of the youth are alcoholics, 10% of them are opium and drug addicts, 30% are school drop-outs or villagers having no or little knowledge about sports whatsoever. Now, we are left with only 20% youth whose skills can be honed and sharpened for any competitive sports. It is often frightening to silently witness so many youth going astray aimlessly and un-gainfully in our state. Many budding and promising sports persons have ruined their career by indulging in vices like excessive intake of IMFL, all kinds of drugs and other addictives like cigarette, tobacco etc which not only act as a stumbling block for the sports person but can also potentially kill the users of these deadly substances. Our state government and the Sports Department must work doubly hard and travel the proverbial extra mile to prevent the minuscule 20% youth of the state to shun these vices first before taking up any sports activities. A clear and popular Sports Policy is sine qua non to attract more youth to take up sports as a career. A state or a place where in the youth are not physically and mentally fit can never achieve success in games and sports in this cut-throat world of intense competition. Only the fittest and the most talented can survive in competitive sports. The policy of ‘catch ‘em young’ should be invariably followed. In the well known sporting nations like the USA, Germany, Russia, China, Japan etc, the sporting talents are spotted at an a young age and are imparted rigorous training along with academics. Contrarily, in our country sports was never encouraged in the past. The realization of the great importance of sports dawned quite late in India. However, things are looking up now hopefully that day is not far when India will be counted as one of the serious contenders in the field of sports and games.

If we talk about development of sports or for that matter, realization of the need to give a fillip to sports in the state by the planners and the WHO’S WHO of the state is at a nascent stage. But thanks to some naturally gifted and talented young Arunachalees, our state has at long last found a spot in the sporting map of the country, especially in badminton, weightlifting, mountaineering, arm wrestling, karate, taekwondo etc. Our state government should give more thrust to sports that require endurance like marathon, running, mountaineering, boxing, football, badminton, weightlifting, archery, karate, taekwondo  etc because our youth have inherent strength and the much needed endurance by virtue of having lived on the hilltops where they have to climb. The youth are naturally trained to face hardships. They are also used to high altitude scenario due to which the young mountain climbers are so successful. Incidentally, our Arunachalees are also naturally flexible and agile which is a hallmark of a successful sports person. These agility and flexibility among our youth may be because of the difficult terrains they have to manoeuvre everyday and also because of their adeptness in dancing during the numerous festivals they celebrate. Cricket can be accorded less weight age because it needs huge infrastructure which our government may not be able to provide. Instead of cricket more importance may be given to indoor games. The Wancho youth of Longding district can be roped in to train them in athletics, boxing, weightlifting and mountaineering. They are born athletes and only honing their inherent skills is required. Many Wancho youth are well known boxers and athletes in different army regiments.  More professional and reputed coaches, physiotherapists, dieticians and sports physicians may be employed to look after the needs of the sports persons in order to shape them into truly sports men and women of international standard. Today, all the nations take great pride in producing great sports persons because they bring laurels for their nations in prestigious sports meet like the Olympic. The achievers are given great honour and are made sporting ambassadors. Sadly, achievement of sporting glory by our sports persons in India leaves a lot to be desired. A nation of billions, India gets beaten by non-entity and tiny countries in sports in the international arena. India always seems to find herself languishing at the bottom in every Olympic which is a serious food for thought for all the sports aficionados. We definitely want to see our national tricolor fly high and make us proud and the onerous onus of achieving sporting glory in and other sporting events is on our youth.

There are no two opinions about the fact that youth are a crucial segment of society. They are the basis for future development including sports. The youth are the social actors of change and can serve as a pressure group to lobby governments in defining their priorities. Sports definitely can be one of their top priorities and they should not spare any effort to promote sports in the state. Let us not forget that youth are not only the leaders of tomorrow, but the partners of today. As always, it is youth’s task to make history in the future and society’s obligation to provide with sufficient resources and an honest basis for hope in carrying out this task. The former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan underlined the role of youth as actors who have real expertise complimentary to that of academic and researchers. It is important to strive towards the involvement of youth as active citizens. Hence, our state government should leave no stone unturned to provide all the requisite facilities to the youth of the state to facilitate sports to flourish in the state. The youth are our future and our future will be safe and secure only if our youth are engaged gainfully to contribute their mite towards building Arunachal Pradesh strong, vibrant and self-reliant. Let our state be known as a sporting state like Manipur which has produced many international sporting icons. If Manipur can do we too can do it. Let’s be optimistic and positive in our approach as the world has no time to listen to the complaints of the weak, the meek and the pessimists. [The writer is DIPRO, Tirap and can be reached at [email protected]]

 

 

Awareness meeting on sanitation and hygiene

PASIGHAT, Sept 27:  A meeting of the Empowered Standing Committee of Pasighat Municipal Council was held yesterday under the chairmanship of the Chief Councilor, PMC, at the council hall of PMC.

It was attended by the officers/officials of PMC and members of the Ward Committees. Highlighting the purpose of the meeting, Denong Tamuk, Chief Councillor informed that the meeting was to disseminate the importance of maintaining general hygiene and cleanliness of the township area to the public and discussion on the official launch of the first phase of the town cleanliness drive with the theme “Clean & Green Pasighat” which shall starts from the 2nd of the October 2014 on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti to coincide with the Swachch Bharat Abhiyan.

Municipal Executive Officer, Nixon Lego informed that movable PVC dustbins procured under the govt. allocated Thirteen Finance Commission(TFC) grants to the PMC shall be placed at various important locations including General Hospital, Siang Guest House, Helipad, DC’s office complex, Market area and some dense residential area.

Tagom Doming, Member-ESC and subject in-charge of sanitation, urged upon all the stakeholders including the members of NGOs, students, members from business communities, govt. employee and general public to lend a helping hand in making the campaign a success.

Ahead of the country-wide Swachch Bharat Abhiyan to be launched on Oct 2, an awareness meeting on sanitation and hygiene was conducted at Town Middle School, Pasigaht yesterday.   

Addressing the students on the occasion, East Siang DDSE Tani Talom, while urging all participate in the   'Mission Swacch Bharat' (clean India) in the district, said students and teachers could play pivotal role in making  the  mission grand success. Giving various useful tips to keep clean and beautiful, he said students should be role model for others to maintain cleanliness in the society.  

Cleanliness, personal hygiene, sanitation provide good environment for the students  in maintain good health,  the DDSE said. He also He along with teachers and students cleaned the class rooms and surrounding of the school to set example. Among others, Headmaster Tater Siram and JS Yadav (JT) also spoke on the occasion. DIPRO

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DBC observes NSS Initiation Day

ITANAGAR, Sept 27: Don Bosco College, Jollang here observed National Service Scheme (NSS) Initiation Day at college auditorium today.

The programme started by hoisting of National flag and pledging for service to the society.

Participating in the programme Dr. V N Sharma, State Liaison Office, GoAP interacted with the students and encouraged them to change their attitude and come forward for the betterment of the society and nation as a whole.

College principal Dr. Fr. Nicholas also spoke on the occasion and shared the value of being volunteers in service to the people of society.

Various colourful cultural programmes were also presented by NSS volunteers to mark the occasion.

 

Personnel accused of manhandling, police denies

ITANAGAR, Sept 27: The Kuri Dajum Olung (KDO), a clan based social organization, has alleged that IRBN personnel had manhandled one of its clan members Tanyi Taga, an APST  head mechanic on 18th September last.

According to FIR lodged with Pasighat Police Station by wife of victim, it alleged that IRBN personnel came to victim’s resident in search of biker claiming that biker almost ran them over.  Further it said that Taga was summoned to PS and later sent him to the hospital. In the meanwhile, IRBN personnel mercilessly beaten up Taga and his entire family when they about to leave for the hospital.

The clan members have demanded for magisterial inquiry against the unruly personnel. It also demanded the immediate suspension of the police personnel involved in the case. When contacted Pasighat police has denied the allegation of manhandling, however it confirmed that an FIR has been lodged with it and the matter is under investigation.

 

Org seeks DC’s intervention for school boundary demarcation

ITANAGAR, Sept 27: All Kurung Kumey District Youth Organization (AKKDYO) has sought  the intervention of the deputy commissioner of the district to properly demarcate the school boundary in the district which are allegedly encroached by the people.

In a meeting with DC Kurung Kumey the members of the organization also discussed with him about connectivity of National Highway135.

 

Cleanliness drives launched in Tawang

ITANAGAR, Sept 27: Tawang Health Department today launched ‘Swachch Bharat Abhiyan’ in the district by conducting a cleanliness drive in and around the District Hospital premises.

All the medical officers, staff, health workers, general public and representatives from various NGOs actively took part in the cleanliness drive.

District Medical Officer Dr Wangdi Lama briefed about the motive behind the ‘Swachch Bharat Abhiyan’.  

“The health department has to shoulder the responsibilities and lead through examples,” he said while urging them to maintain cleanliness during the forthcoming festivals.

Dr. N. Namshum, Medical Superintendent, gave emphasis on segregation and proper disposal of wastes. He appealed to all present on the occasion to propagate the message of health consciousness among their friends and family members.

Similar cleanliness drives were also conducted in various CHCs, PHCs and health sub-centers of the district.

 

TLCS felicitates meritorious students

ITANAGAR, Sept 27: Talo Literary Culture Society (TLCS) felicitated the meritorious students of Talo village, who excelled in class X and XII examinations conducted by CBSE and entrance examination like JEE, NEET during 2013, with ‘certificates of merit’ and cash prizes in a function at Govt. Hr Secondary School, Talo, under Yachuli circle of Lower Subansiri today.

Byabang Tugu, Executive Engineer, PWD Sangram cum Chief Co-ordinator of TLCS delivered some pieces of advice to the students on the occasion. He asked them to use their youthful energy in study and constructive purposes only. He also asked them to refrain from bad habits like taking drugs, alcohol etc.

Gem Teri, Deputy Director (Rtrd), Audil Toko, ADC, Tali and Tabia Chobin, Principal, Sangey Laden Sports Academy, Chimpu were present and advised the students of Talo village to set a goal first to achieve success in life.

Earlier, TLCS Secretary N.L Togu welcomed invited persons, including Gem Dopum, Executive Engineer, Yazali Division, PWD and others. He said that main objective of organizing such type of felicitation programme was to inspire and motivate the students to achieve high level of academic excellence.

The programme was attended among others by the parents, teachers and students of Govt. Higher Secondary School Talo, president and general secretaries of All Talo Welfare Organization.

 

Social service at Daporijo

Correspondent

DAPORIJO, Sept 27: A mass social service was conducted at Daporijo Township by the Villages of Daporijo Township Area Welfare Association, where more than 100 people participated.

The blocked drains from Gandhi Market to Gensi Kro via GREF office were cleared during the social service.

An awareness programme was also organized in the sideline of the social service to make the public aware about the importance of keeping their surrounding areas neat and clean to avoid some common diseases.

Public voluntarily provided their earth movers/cutters and dumpers/tippers for the social service.

Prizes were given to the best workers to encourage them for such social service.

Meanwhile, a team of VDTAWA led by ZPM Sigen-I Tayom Motu inspected the cremation cum burial ground here and expressed dismay over the present poor condition of the ground. The ZPM urged the administration to protect the burial ground from further destruction and maintain it properly.

 

Don Bosco bicentenary Basketball tournament starts

ITANAGAR, Sept 27: The Don Bosco College Bicentenary Basketball Tournament -2014 started off today with the oath taking ceremony by the 10 basketball teams of the college which included 6 boys’ teams and four girls’ teams.

The Principal Dr. Fr. Nicholas declared the tournament open at the Don Bosco College, Jollang complex.

The inaugural match was played between the male teaching staff and last year’s runners up Bosco Warriors and  the later (Bosco Warriors) won  the match. All the college students and staff  witnessed the inaugural match.

However, the first match of the tournament was played between North East Brothers and Bosco Titans. The Bosco Titans won the match by 1 point.

 

Field day on backyard farming for livestock farmers

ITANAGAR, Sept 27: Field day on backyard farming for the livestock farmers was organized by KVK, Lower Dibang Valley at Midland yesterday.

The subject matter specialists highlighted on Vanaraja--a dual purpose bird suitable for backyard farming in rural and tribal areas either for meat or egg production.

The Programme Coordinator of the KVK highlighted about scientific management of poultry for maximum return with minimum investment.

The programme was conducted under Farm School sponsored by Agriculture Technology Management Agency, Lower Dibang Valley.

Twenty-five farmers attended the programme.

 

Society conducts second phase of social service

AALO, Sept 27: A mass social service organized by All Ato Paktu Ao Welfare Society and participated by representatives of District Administration, Army, Police, public, Pushi Bango Welfare Society and Govt. departments was held today at Sipu Bridge Point.

The drain from Sipu Colony to Sipu River on the right side of entrance to Aalo town, which remained blocked through out the year leading water logging in the entry point of the road was completely cleared. The surroundings jungles, unwanted structures, debris etc were completely removed from the area and potholes on the road were also filled up.

The monthly social service is aimed at generating a sense of cleanliness, beautification and hygienic living among the dwellers of Aalo township. The president AAPAWS, Kento Ete and its secretary Mito Lollen extended their thanks to one and all for their participation in the important social service.