Brewery curtain raiser for industrialization: CM

* Friendly industrial policy in offing GoAP’s Single window clearance soon: Taga When asked if the GoAP would adopt single window clearance to issue all documents, including industrial license, first introduced in the state by Lohit DC P S Lokhande in 2007, Taga nodded in affirmation. Suggestions of industrialists would be incorporated in reviewed industrial policy to accelerate industrialization, he assured while lauding this editor for recollecting the innovative initiative, need of the hour for the state. Confirming ongoing policy review process, industry secretary Marnya Ete informed that single window…

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Dibrugarh-Nlg daily train service soon

Shatabdi Express   By A O News Desk ITANAGAR | Mar 30 | Responding to rising public demands for more train services, Railway Ministry  has decided to introduce Shatabdi Express from Dibrugarh to Naharlagun for which coaches have arrived at Dibrugarh. Once introduced, this would third direct train service to state capital after Prime Minister Narendra Modi had flagged off daily Naharlagun-Guwahati Donyi-Polo Express and every Tuesday Naharlagun-Delhi three-tier AC Express from here on 20.02.15 last. The 12-coach tri-weekly service on Monday, Wednesday & Friday from Dibrugarh and Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday from Naharlagun will come as…

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JWCAPTU to pause sate-wide stir happy with CM’s assurance

ITANAGAR | Mar 30 | Chief Minister Pema Khandu today assured the Joint Working Committee of Arunachal Pradesh Trade Unions (JWCAPTU) to look into their 13-point demands and place it before cabinet in April next for discussion . The CM’s assurance came after the JWCAPTU delegation headed by its chairman Changma Tajo and secretary general Kenkar Yomcha met the former in his office and held an hour-long discussion. Terming his Govt  a welfare government, Khandu reassured them his commitment  to providing best facilities to the working class. Chief secretary and group…

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Road sub-standard, alleges committee

From Our Correspondent PASIGHAT | Mar 30 | A team of monitoring committee headed by EAC Dr. M. Komut as chairman has alleged sub-standard construction of  Mirmir Chariali-Sibo Korong (Balek) road, being built  by some local contractors, after inspecting it. The committee including administrative officers, engineers, PRI leaders and HGBs expressed surprise during  field inspection from English bridge to Mirmir Chariali today, particularly for the fact that the PWD was its construction agency. After All Bogong Students’ Union (Elected) lodged a official with the DC recently alleging sub-standard works in 2.8-km…

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Road okayed after 69 yrs laudable: NBK

From Our Correspondent PASIGHAT | Mar 30 | Expressing pleasure over sanction of a new road from Komsing to Sissen village under Siang by the GoAP and GoI, Nogong Banggo Kebang (NBK) has urged construction agency of RWD to ensure completion of the work on time with quality. NBK president Tapun Taki, in a statement today, said that the 40-km road was a long pending demand since 69 years. For lack of this much needed road, Sissen Welfare Society (SWS) had boycotted last Parliamentary and Assembly elections to register protest. The…

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CM’s assures, MoUDC hints at temporary stir suspension

ITANAGAR | Mar  30 | Chief Minister Pema Khandu today assured Ranganadi Hydro Electric Project (RHEP) MoU Demand Committee (MoUDC) to look into its long pending issues relating to 405-MW RHEP. Khandu during a meeting with MoUDC delegates assured to call a meeting with RHEP board of directors to discuss on fresh MoU, discrepancies in land compensation and deprivation of jobs to local youths besides taking it up with Union Power Ministry soon. Terming the issue new for him, he urged them to allow  time to study the matter and directed the hydropower department…

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SDP continues 

By A O News Desk ITANAGAR | Mar 30 | The Rural Development & Heritage Society continues to impart skill development programme (SDP) in various parts of the state to sharpen skill of the youths to cater to rising demands for skilled manpower. The SDPs have been funded by state’s social justice & empowerment and tribal affairs department, RDHS chairman Tamchi Niania said. In all 35 youths each are being skilled through 14-day SDPs which begun at Seppa March 29 and a day earlier at Tawang and Bhalukpong involving local coordinators Gumte Taku, Sangey Eton and Tapan…

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Snooker champ ends 

NAHARLAGUN | Mar 30 |   The first edition of Capital Snooker Championship, organized by Arunachal Billiard Snooker Association, concluded at Tokoji Snooker Zone here today. Tarh Kana was adjudged winner and Tassar Ram runners up while Yangfo Kapa and Khoda Lajar were semi finalists. Er. Toko Lento, Advocate Licha Tatam, ABSA general secretary Toko Tabia and its member Licha Paje spoke on the occasion.

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CoSAAP suspends non-coop stir

* CM urges employees to adopt work culture ITANAGAR | Mar 29 | Hinting at gradual degradation of commitment to duty that could jeopardize Arunachal Pradesh future, Chief Minister Pema Khandu today urged the Govt employees to inculcate work culture. Khandu’s plea came during a meeting with representatives of Confederation of Service Association of Arunachal Pradesh (CoSAAP) here. CoSSAP delegates lauded CM’s recent decisions for state’s greater welfare and GoAP employees during the meeting, attended by DyCM Chowna Mein, PHED Minister Bamang Felix and Chief Secretary Shakuntala Gamlin. Terming these…

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Thousands  join  thali march for 12 demands

* State INTUC support demands By Staff Reporter ITANAGAR | Mar 29 | Thousand of slogan shouting workers of organised and un-organised sectors holding banners and placards staged dharna at IG park here today to press for their 12 demands. Women workers beating thalis along the thoroughfare of the state capital marched, naming it thali march. The demands included wage of contingency/casual workers  from present to Rs 18,000 pm as per national floor level; regularization of services of workers including WC those who have completed 12 years and above; Implementation…

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