Long live slogans rent air as 3,500 anganwadi workers hold rally

By A O News Desk ITANAGAR | Apr 21 | ‘Long live anganwadi’… ‘Hameri mangey puri karo‘ slogans rent the air  here as over 5,000 anganwadi workers and helpers from all over the state holding placards and district-wise banners took out a procession to press for their demand. Demanding hike of wage to minimum Rs 5,000,  few kilometer-long rally by women workers from Akashdeep Complex covered main thoroughfare of Capital city to draw attention of the masses while the heavy morning hour traffic slowed down. The rallists  will celebrate their…

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CM reiterates corrupt-free governance

ITANAGAR | Apr 21 | Reiterating corrupt-free work culture in all GoAP departments for smooth functioning, Chief Minister Pema Khandu today encouraged officials to revolutionize their mind-sets and help the public to turn crusaders against corruption. Addressing 11th Civil Service Day celebration at Banquet Hall here, he stressed on paperless office through digital format to curb corruption and urged departments to coordinate with department of  IT (DoIT) to implement state’s e-office project. Maiden CM’s award for excellence in public administration was announced and conferred on finance commissioner Ashish Kundra for his innovative reforms and…

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Nirjuli to be state’s 1st digital village today

By A O News Desk NAHARLAGUN | Apr 21 | The State Bank of India (SBI), the lead bank of Arunachal Pradesh with  37 of the total 180 bank branches, will declare Nirjuli Village-1 under Papum Pare district as state’s first digital village tomorrow. Nirjuli will gain the unique status with SBI CGM PVSLM Murty accompanied with senior bankers including RBU regional manager S Bairagi making the announcement at a function, SBI AGM Robin Pathak told this daily today. Moreover, the SBI will also conduct digital awareness programme at Abotani Vidya Niketan in Pachin village tomorrow,  he…

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Skill training empowers women: NEDFi

*NYP assures market linkage By A O News Desk ITANAGAR | Apr 21 | The 40-day skill training, imparted by Arunachal National Youth Project at Chandra Nagar, is a step towards empowering state women to help them join the nation building process, said NEDFi state branch manager Alen Nabam. Addressing 40 women trainees who completed the training on   handloom at NYP office here today,  Nabam lauded the impressive products made in such short tenure and exhorted them to use the skill in most productive way and market the products to earn…

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Arunachal integral part of India: Sanjoy

China‘s move evokes reactions  * Refrain from absurd acts: ABSU(E) ITANAGAR | Apr 21 | Asserting that Arunachal Pradesh is an integral part of India without any doubt,  APCC president Takam Sanjay today flayed China for recent its move to give Chinese names to six places of this border state. Ethnic indigenous tribal groups,  part of British India, were integrated with India, Sanjoy said in a press release, adding some tribal leaders also took part in India’s freedom movement. He stressed that Chinese Govt should not make political hype over HH…

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Joy 7 Foundation carving a niche in social canvas 

By Pradeep Kumar ITANAGAR | Apr 21 | The way Arunachalee girls have proved umpteen times “Hum kisise kum nehi“, another damsel Mina Toko, whom I met after a gap of four years, is one among them. Though highly talented and a product of Delhi University & JNU but I thought that she might have joined the job craze a in political capital of India, but she proved me utterly wrong today. “I am back home to work for my people in my small way. Who would work, if I don’t”, she poised…

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CoSAAP assails objection to its demands

ITANAGAR | Apr 21 | Confederation of Service Associations of Arunachal Pradesh  (CoSAAP) today reiterated its clarification that its demand was not enhancement of retirement age but  implementation of laid down rules under FR-56 (a). Reacting to objection of All Arunachal Pradesh Government Employees’ Welfare Association (AAPGEWA) to CoSAAP’s demands, especially, Fundamental Rules-56 (a), reportedly submitted to chief minister through a memorandum on  April 18 last,  CoSAAP  president Pate Marik and GS Gonya Riba, in a release, said that there are  total of 127 Fundamental Rules and Supplementary Rules. Enlisting…

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NYP skill dev yields tangible results

By A O News Desk By A O News Desk ITANAGAR | Apr 21 | The ongoing one-month skill training on bakery, sponsored by union department of empowerment of persons with disability through NYP for 36 local youths at Karsingsa has yielded tangible  results. All 36 trainees have been evincing keen interest and few even are interested to set up their small enterprise immediately after completion of the training, which was witnessed after 10 days today, said NYP master trainer Nana Gona. The training involved practical demonstration using  micro woven for…

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SADA works to begin soon: DyCM

ITANAGAR| Apr 21| All departments have been  directed to submit their reports before May 10 for further selection as  execution of State Annual Development Agenda (SADA) works will be finalized soon a, Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein today said. Chairing a preliminary meeting of PWD’s SADA here, he stated that new working format based on GoIs’ working model will help in implementation of developmental schemes and projects on time, reduce work load on any fiscal year while keeping a check on corrupt practices. Emphasizing on equal distribution of development fund for all districts…

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