Villagers stage protest, demand  land patta and rehabilitation

From Our Correspondent DHEMAJI, Oct 29: Over 400 people of Dhemaji district of Assam who are victims of recent flood and land erosion, took out a procession in various villages before a group submitted a memorandum enlisting their demands to Dhemaji DC here on Wednesday. The procession,  led by state leader Biren Deka, Ekta Parishad coordinator Nayan Tara and Ujjal Chetia, was in support of demands, including land patta for landless, rehabilitation of all flood and land erosion victims, building embankment along Jiadhol Komotia River to protect their land from…

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CS reviews implementation of PMEGP

Itanagar, Oct 29: Chief Secretary Naresh Kumar on Thursday reviewed various issues with regard to the implementation of Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP) in the state. Chairing the 3rd State Level Monitoring Committee meeting of PMEGP here, Kumar reviewed the  PMEGP  and took stock of the target and achievement of the previous years and the current financial year. To do away with unnecessary delays which are affecting the performance of the PMEGP in the state, the CS called for streamlining the procedure. The CS asked banks to expedite the process of…

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Guv reviews preparation for APPSCCE prelims

  Itanagar, Oct 29: Governor Brig (Retd) BD Mishra on Thursday reviewed the preparation for the forthcoming Arunachal Pradesh Public Service Combined Competitive Examination (APPSCCE) prelims. During the meeting at Raj Bhavan here, the Governor emphasised that all steps must be taken in advance to ensure free and fair conduct of the preliminary examination by Arunachal Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC). He said that every official including those of APPSC and district administration must take full responsibility and they will be held accountable to conduct the examination in a foolproof…

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One more dies of Covid-19 in Arunachal, death toll rises to 37  

Itanagar, Oct 29 : One more Covid-19 patient expired on Thursday in Arunachal Pradesh, taking the death toll to 37. As per the bulletin issued by the state Directorate of Health Services (DHS),  a 56-year-old man died at around 0340 hours at DCH, Pasighat on Thursday. He was tested positive for Covid-19 at Bordumsa on Wednesday and was suffering from Type-2 Diabetes Mellitus. He was referred to DCH, Pasighat from Namsai with severe respiratory distress. The body was handed over to the relatives after proper sanitization and wrapping in the…

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Raja stresses on development of education sector

PALIN, OCT 29 : Emphasizing on development of education sector, Palin-Chambang MLA Balo Raja on Thursday appealed to officers of Education department to remain at their respective place of posting under his assembly constituency. Raja made this appeal while holding a meeting with HoDs of the district. “We have already wasted sufficient time due to Covid-19 pandemic. The need of the hour is to create human resources so that our next generation can devote for betterment of their own place,” he said. Raja said, “Being government servants we have more…

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Yupia Oct 29: In view of the upcoming Arunachal Pradesh Public Service Combined Competitive Examination (APPSCCE) prelims, Papum Pare district administration (DA) on Thursday organized a one-day orientation training programme on exam procedures for centre superintendents, assistant centre superintendents and invigilators at  main auditorium hall of Rajiv Gandhi University ( RGU) , Rono Hills, Doimukh . Addressing the participants, Additional Deputy Commissioner (Hq) Yupia, Tabang Bodung informed that it is first time in APPSC history that Deputy Commissioners have been directed to conduct exam under their discretion. “We will leave no stone unturned…

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Dukam calls for depositing 1% cess to Welfare Board

AALO, Oct 29: Newly-appointed chairman of Arunachal Pradesh Building and Other Construction Workers’ Welfare Board (APB&OCWWB), Nyato Dukam, has asked the work agencies to deposit one percent cess through demand draft (DD) directly to the Board for the welfare measures of the labourers in the state. This was disclosed in a meeting here on Thursday which was chaired by West Siang Deputy Commissioner (DC) Moki Loyi. The fund available under the Board will now be decentralized by placing the fund required for the district under respective DCs for speedy implementation. He disclosed…

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MoU signed for development of infrastructures at NCoE 

Itanagar, Oct 28: The State government has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Union Sports Ministry for development of infrastructures at National Centre of Excellence (NCoE) here. The state’s Sports Department signed MoU with Sports Authority of India (SAI) on Tuesday virtually. “Arunachalis are naturally good at sports and we wish to make it better. Thank you Union Ministry of Sports for the support to develop National Centre of Excellence in Itanagar that  has facilities for wushu, weightlifting and boxing,” Chief Minister Pema Khandu wrote in a Facebook…

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Health Min discusses Covid management activities

Itanagar, Oct 28: Health Minister Ao Libang along with his newly appointed advisor Goruk Pordung on Wednesday interacted with District Medical Officers (DMOs) of all districts of state through video conferencing and discussed Covid management activities and various issues related to health sector. Interacting with the DMOs, the Minister said, “the rate of infection in the state has not yet minimized. We have to take care of ourselves and the family members, and our neighbours. The awareness programme needs to continue so that the denizens continue to wear face mask…

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APLSA organizes one-day training programme

Yupia, Oct 28: The Arunachal Pradesh State Legal Services Authority (APSLSA) organized a one-day ‘Legal Awareness-cum-Marriage Registration’ training programme for the Marriage Officers and staffs here on Wednesday. Chairing the programme, Deputy Commissioner Pige Ligu lauded APSLSA for such initiative and said administration officers really need such kind of legal awareness orientation programme to keep themselves updated on latest legal developments. He also emphasized that Marriage recording data should be maintained properly by the department of Economics and Statistics and same should be reflected in district handbooks also. Adv. Raknu Koniya, gave…

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