Flood fury continues
ITANAGAR, Sept 14: The students of Abotani Vidya Niketan School, who are residing
in hostel, have been living in fear psychosis as Pachin river has changed its course
and flowing just a few meter away from the school hostel, informed Pachin Welfare
Beside this, the recent flash flood also damaged many dwelling houses, residential
plots, personal properties and killed scores of domestic animals incurring heavy
losses to the colony dwellers, PWC said. It appealed to the authorities concerned
to depute a designated officer for spot verification of the situation at Pachin Colony
and also to list out affected people. Further, PWC appealed to the local MLA to provide
relief to the flood affected families to cope with situation.
The road from Itanagar to Basarnallo has been cleared for light vehicles. It was
possible only due to the efforts of All Papum Poma Students’ Union (APPSU), which
organized a social service to clear the remaining blockages along the road on September
13, an APPSU release said.
The social service was actively participated by Upper Balijan ZPM Nabam Sukia and
her team of panchayat leaders, members from All Papum Pare District Students’ Union
(APPDSU), Jote Panchayat Youth Welfare Association (JPYWA) and general public. The
union expressed gratitude to Parliamentary Secretary Nabam Rebia, All Nyishi Students’
Union (ANSU), PWD department and general public for their initiative, contribution
and cooperation to clear the road successfully.
Meanwhile, Lobi, Panchali, Doriahill, Sinkiview Welfare Committee said that M/s Friendship
Poultry firm incurred loss of ` 7 lakh due to damage of the poultry firm in the
recent flash flood at Lobi Kula camp. The committee appealed for providing relief
against the damages.
Dumprijo cry for development
ITANAGAR, Sept 14: Upper Subansiri district BJP unit accused the local leaders of
ruling party including PRI members of not taking up grievances of people of Dumporijo
constituency with authorities concerned for redressal.
Pointing out the grievances and problems being faced by the people including shortage
of power supply, shortage of teachers in schools and alleged misuse of development
fund, BJP district unit president Lompak Paksok said that inadequate supply of power
coupled with frequent interruption and load shedding badly affected day-to-day life
of the public, particularly the students community and Govt staff. The BJP unit
suggested the authorities concerned to install few more transformers at different
locations in the township to cater to the needs of the increasing number of population.
The conditions of existing transformers are not good enough to bear the required
power load, Paksok added.
On the other hand the BSNL authority has failed to activate its tower situated at
the Dumporijo hill top despite power supply is made available as per requirement,
Pointing out the pathetic educational scenario in this constituency, the district
BJP leader said most of the schools under Dumporijo are run by only single teacher.
The party demanded posting of adequate teachers and construction of teachers’ quarters
in Dumporijo area.
Expressing dissatisfaction over the implementation of the BRGF (Backward Region Grant
Fund) schemes in Dumporijo circle, the BJP leaders also alleged that BRGF fund are
not properly utilized. He further alleged that “the schemes proposed in the village
are implemented in the town and in some cases the funds are withdrawn without executing
work”. He urged the concerned authorities to check misuse of fund, or else, he said,
the people will be compelled to raise voice for justice.
Lifeline of Tirap extensively damaged
KHONSA, Sept 14: The Khonsa-Bogapani-Joypur road which is the life-line of Tirap
District has been extensively damaged following incessant rain over the last couple
The Hukanjuri checkgate to Joypur in Assam has been in deplorable state for the last
few years for want of maintenance. However, the Arunachal part of the road from the
checkgate to Khonsa, the district headquarters has been badly damaged during the
rainy season. The approach roads on both sides of Bogapani bridge is in horrible
condition. Due to accumulation of mud in huge quantity, the vehicles, especially
the light vehicles cannot be driven through that portion. Many vehicles have been
damaged while manoeuvring the slush and mud. No maintenance has been forthcoming
from any quarters as yet.
The whole stretch of KBJ road from Pullong bridge upto Khonsa is in pitiable state.
A number of gaping holes have appeared in the middle of the road. The problem is
compounded by total lack of drains. The people are facing untold sufferings because
of the poor condition of the said road. The HCM and others who matter have been apprised
of the pathetic KBJ road condition and action is awaited. If something is not done
urgently, the condition of the road will go from bad to worse and the sufferers will
be the common people. The people have high expectation from the elected leaders of
the district. The KBJ road was in news recently when Assam imposed economic blockade.
Upper Subansiri for proper implementation of Sakshar Bharat Mission
Daporijo, Sept 14: A Meeting cum Orientation programme on implementation of Sakshar
Bharat Mission in Upper Subansiri was organized under the chairmanship of Nakap Nalo,
Zilla Parishad Chairperson here yesterday with the EAC/Circle Officer cum- BDOs,
all Anchal Samity Chairpersons and DAEOs.
The meeting was to discuss and orient the PRI functionaries at different levels
for the successful implementation of Sakshar Bharat Mission in Upper Subansiri.
Welcoming the gathering, Nalo appealed to all the PRI functionaries to render their
valuable services towards the development of Adult Literacy through this flagship
programme of Sakshar Bharat Mission 2012 and promote a learning society by providing
opportunities to neo- literate adult for continuing education by establishing Lok
Shiksha Kendras in each Gram Panchayat.
P.Kalita, DTO(Scout)-cum- Master Trainer for Sakshar Bharat Mission for Upper Subansiri
explained the various steps in implementing the programme with the active participation
of PRI functionaries and their role, as Panchayats are to be the implementing Agency
at the operational level. He also proposed to hold different orientation programmes
from the PRI functionaries and the Preraks.
Brief explanation on the role of Chief Executive Officer in block level and the procedure
to frame the progressive activities in the block level to execute the Sakshar Bharat
Mission was explained by Tamar Baki, State Key Resource person (SKRP) under Sakshar
Bharat mission. He stressed upon the adequate representation of woman and their literacy
in eradication of illiteracy in a society. He added that it is in this background
that Sakshar Bharat has been devised as the new variant of National Literacy Mission.
It will cover all adults in the age group of 15 and beyond though its primary focus
will be on female population of different categories like SC, ST, Minorities and
other disadvantage group in rural areas in low literacy states.
Tabu Mosu, District Adult Education officer cum Member Secretary of Sakshar Bharat
Mission hoped to get all possible support from all the corners to eradicate illiteracy
from the district and urged the PRI functionaries in working towards making the Sakshar
Bharat Mission Programme 2012 a success in the district. (DIPRO)
Game Zone win, IRBn held to 1-1 draw in Summer Cup Football
ITANAGAR, Sept 14: Game Zone pipped CCSC 1-0 in the first match while 3rd IRBn was
held to a 1-1 draw by DFC in today’s second match of the 2nd Papum Pare Summer Cup
Invitational Football Championship played at Rajiv Gandhi Stadium, Naharlagun.
MDFC vs YS XI, 2 pm
MMUFC vs NERIST, 4 pm
ITANAGAR, Sept 14: All Maro, Baririjo Area Students’ Union (AMBASU), in a memorandum,
has demanded the RD & PR Minister Takar Marde for immediate posting of a Circle Officer
The 7-point memorandum submitted to the minister also demanded, among others, for
immediate posting of English and Science teachers at Govt. Sec. School, Maro, Science
and Social Studies teachers at Govt. Middle School, Tasi Donyi (Dula), Hindi and
Science teachers at Govt. Middle School, Baririjo, One teacher at Govt. Primary School,
Tapi Luchi, Maintenance of Boys and Girls’ Hostels of Govt. Sec. School, Maro and
Govt. Middle School, Tasi Donyi (Dula), Bus stands at Bora-Ropuk, Silu bridge point,
Tapi, Dula and Tasi Donyi villages along with resumption of APST bus service from
Daporijo to Baririjo via Dumporijo and Maro, APST staff quarter at Baririjo and immediate
black topping of road from Maro to Baririjo.
ITANAGAR, Sept 14: North East Homeopathic Students Welfare Association has organized
its 10th fresher meet at its college premises today.
Speaking on the occasion as chief guest AAPSU General Secretary Tujum Poyom said
that the homeopathic college is lone in the state and being run by NGO’ Abo-Tani
Charitable Society, this college needs state government’s attention for funding and
He further assured to look into the problems of students community regarding stipend,
book grant and job reservation at Director NRHM.
Guest of Honour, AAPSU Finance Secretary Debia Muj advised the student to maintain
discipline in their study to become good doctors.
He further advising the students to avoid ragging in the college, suggested the students
to informed AAPSU for solution and suggestion, if any problem arises.
ITANAGAR, Sept 14: Arunachal Pradesh Engineering Service Association (APESA) is celebrating
engineer’s day at Water Resources Department Conference Hall, Itanagar on September
The Engineering fraternities from various work department of central, state and PSU
are expected to participate in the function to commemorate the birth anniversary
of Sir Visvesvaraya.
ITANAGAR, Sept 14: All Nyishi Students’ Union Upper Subansiri Unit (ANSU-USU) has
withdrawn its 15-day ultimatum served to the Government a day before the expiry of
the date following positive response from the Government to fulfill its demand, an
ANSU-USU release claimed.
The union has been demanding for posting of a regular Principal and required subject
teachers at Govt. Hr. Sec. School Muri Mugli. Meanwhile, the union informed that
a vice principal and subject teacher were posted in the school recently.
ITANAGAR, Sept 14: All Palin Chambang Gangte Yangte Tarak-Lendi Panchayat Welfare
Committee (PCGYTPWC) has demanded the Kurung Kumey deputy commissioner to take necessary
action as per the directive of Director, PR for immediate release of TFC share of
GPMs and ASMs.
It threatened to take other democratic means, if the DC fails to take action within
four days for release of their TFC shares.
ITANAGAR, Sept 14: All Arunachal Pradesh Workers Union (AAPWU) president has appointed
Paul Tad, Tana Bapu and Nabam Takam as president, vice president and general secretary
of the Union’s Papum Pare District Unit, Doimukh.
Nabam Ruponi, Sumpi Biku and Nabam Yarup were appointed president, vice president
and general secretary of Women’s wing. All the office bearers are appointed for three
years effective immediately.
ITANAGAR, Sept 14: All the re-evaluated and re-checked results of BA II year (Hons
and pass), B.Com II year (Hons & pass), B.Sc II year (Hons), B.Sc. & B.Com. I year
examinations of all affiliated colleges under Rajiv Gandhi University (RGU) have
been declared, according a RGU release.
ITANAGAR, Sept 14: All Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan Teachers Association Sangram Unit (ASSATASU)
lauded the Education Minister, Commissioner and Secretary Education for giving assurance
to AASSATA to regularize the services of teachers serving under SSA on seniority
basis and increase their salary.
Posting of teachers demanded
ITANAGAR, Sept 14: All Tumlang Yaki Kaung and Tagum Youth Association (ATYK&TYA)
has appealed the Kurung Kumey DDSE for posting of regular teachers in Govt Middle
School Yaki. It informed that the middle school is running without regular teachers
for last five years.
PPA questions SIC
ITANAGAR: People’s Party of Arunachal said that the statements of Special Investigation
Cell (SIC) M. S Chauhan regarding PDS scandal is “not consistent and creating confusion
in the minds of the common people”. In contrary to his press statement, the State
Government has made it clear that SIC never sought prosecution sanction from the
Government for prosecution of 44 government employees in the multi crore PDS scam,
PPA general secretary Ashan Riddi. The party while stating that it was duty of the
SIC to act swiftly further said that the State Government is very clear by saying
that no prosecution sanction is required from the government for the SIC to arrest
all those involved in the scam.
The party further asked why Chauhan was hesitant to reveal the quantum of amount
and names of alleged officials.
Upset students propose bandh
ITANAGAR: The All Kurung Kumey District Students’ Union (AKKDSU) has resented the
state government’s failure to fulfill its charter of demands which includes introduction
of air dropping of PDS items despite assurances by the government. The Union has
proposed 12 hours Bandh call on Sept 29 at Kurung Kumey district.
The union stated that government has been depriving the people of the district while
adding that head load carriage system of PDS items does not make any sense as it
had failed in earlier occasions too.