NYP skilling mission in Changlang on

By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Aug 05: Continuing its skilling mission for second day at Manmao under Changlang district on YThursday, National Youth Project (NYP) offered skill development training on beauty culture and plumber assistant with Rajni Gowala & Mainu Katun and Laskar & Rajeev Nirmal as master trainers respectively. Manmao EAC L Thungon extended all possible support for the training conducted with Tadar Rongsa as technical advisor, NYP president H P Biswas informed. ZPM Limkon Mossang, who also offered all possible help, said that the district people, especially…

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Water and sanitation meet held

AALO, Aug 05: The District Water and Sanitation Mission meeting for West Siang district was held on Thursday under the chairmanship of DC Moki Loyi. The DC said that department should work out the schemes on need based and such works must go on urgent basis and should be completed in time a time bound manner. OHED executive engineer Toni Ete, disclosed that the Annual Action Plan has to be submitted on urgent basis to the state government to work out the State Plan and submitted to the central government…

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DC inaugurates skill dev training

PANGING, Aug 05: Siang DC Atul Tayeng Thursday inaugurated a skill development training programme for plumber and masonry trades at Govt Higher Secondary School Boleng. The training programme is a collaboration between departments of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship and Public Health Engineering & Water Supply under the aegis of Jal Jeevan Mission. Over a duration of seven days, 322 trainees would be trained by professionals from Reflexions Digital Pvt. Ltd The DC appreciated the initiative to provide skill development in rural areas. He emphasized that while the government had initiated…

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Webinar focuses on positive approach towards NEP

RONO HILLS, Aug 05: A national webinar on ‘positive approach towards National Education Policy-2020’ was organized by the Rajiv Gandhi University’s psychology department here on Thursday. Addressing the inaugural session, RGU vice-chancellor Prof Saket Kushwaha emphasized on the importance of keeping one’s mindset open to envisage a positive change. One has to stay firm on the ground and explore more for better outcomes, he said. Pro- vice-chancellor Prof Amitava Mishra highlighted the importance of the learning of mother tongue and various important aspects of the NEP-2020 while registrar Dr N…

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NABARD provides rural haat to Dambuk farmers

DAMBUK, Aug 05: NABARD regional general manager Partho Saha in the presence of additional deputy commissioner Sibo Passing on Thursday inaugurated a rural haat here. The rural haat aims at providing a marketing platform to the farmers and SHGs of nearby villages to sell their agri-horti produce and other livestock products along with handloom and handicraft items. The haat was established with the financial support from NABARD as part of its endeavour to support rural infrastructure as well as marketing initiatives of the farmers and rural artisans. Saha on the…

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APSCPCR condemns rape of minor

ITANAGAR, Aug 05: The Arunachal Pradesh State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (APSCPCR) has condemned the alleged rape and attempted murder of a 12-year-old at Maitripur village in Changlang district by one Priyo Dewan, of the same village. The incident reportedly occurred on August 01. Taking suo-moto cognizance of the case, Gumri Ringu, the Changlang district chairperson of APSCPCR has asked the district superintendent of police to make sure that the culprit is given stringent punishment under relevant sections of law. The SP told the commission that the victim…

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Traffic wardens to hold protest rally

ITANAGAR, Aug 05: The Itanagar Traffic Wardens (ITWs) have called for a peaceful protest rally from Akashdeep to the tennis court at IG Park here on August 9 after the failure of the state government to meet their two-point demand. The ITWs informed the ICR deputy commissioner Talo Potom about their protest rally in an intimation letter. The ITWs stated that the state government has repeatedly failed to act on their demands for upgrading them to a full-fledged Traffic Cell. A written assurance in this regard was given by the…

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Khandu pleads Centre for developing more ALGs in state |*Fund for SWAN service extension assured*

ITANAGAR, Aug 05: Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Thursday requested the Centre to consider development of Advance Landing Grounds (ALGs) in the state. Khandu accompanied by Lok Sabha MP from the state Tapir Gao, called on Union Civil Aviation Minister Joytiraditya M Scindia at New Delhi and urged him to develop ALGs keeping in view the strategic location of the state. Besides pleading for conducting a feasibility inspection of ALG Tuting and Mechuka in Upper Siang and Shi-Yomi districts for fixed wing operation, Khandu reiterated for starting of fixed wing…

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NPP extends unfettered support to Khandu Govt

By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Aug 05: Arunachal Pradesh state National People’s Party (NPP)’s president Mutchu Mithi, in a letter to Chief Minister Pema Khandu, has reinforced “commitment in the state, our five elected members of Legislative Assembly and Itanagar Municipality have placed in you and Dy CM Chowna Meinji their unfettered support”. The NPP is part of National Democratic Alliance headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the Centre and since I have recently taken over the responsibilities of state leadership of NPP, I thought it pertinent to…

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Pay IGNDS benefit, Old age pension: AAPDWS

ITANAGAR, Aug 05: Expressing regret that Indira Gandhi National Disabilities Scheme (IGNDS) and Widow/Old age pension have not been paid for last two years since 2019 for which all beneficiaries have been facing financial hardship, All Arunachal Pradesh Divyang Welfare Society (AAPDWS) chairman-cum-state coordinator Jomo Sikki, in a letter to state chief minister, has urged for immediate release of payment.

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