BRO refurbishing all border roads: Nalo

Nalo at Taksing                        Improvement of particular stretch By Pradeep Kumar ITANAGAR, Dec 30: The Border Roads Organisation (BRO) which is entrusted by the central government to build roads along the sensitive border areas, has not only linked Taksing, one of the last border villages in Upper Subansiri district, but has also been improving all existing border roads. BRO contractor Sushil Nalo, who has been working on 240-km China Study Group road from Daporijo to Taksing, located about 22-km away from China, told this daily on Wednesday.  He said that he…

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Changlang district bags gold in Digital India Award-2020

From Rishu Kalantri TINSUKIA, Dec 30: Recognising the exemplary services and initiatives in digital governance, Changlang, one of the remotest districts of frontier state Arunachal Pradesh, on Wednesday bagged a gold in Digital India Awards 2020. President of India Ram Nath Kovind presented the Digital India Awards 2020 – an initiative of the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology – via video conferencing. Within hours, Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu tweeted “Congratulations #Changlang district on winning the award in the category of ‘Excellence in digital governance (district)’. Kudos to Changlang…

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Union MoS Kataria assures water management policy for Arunachal

PASIGHAT, Dec 30:  Union MoS for Jal Shakti & Social Justice Ratan Lal Kataria on Wednesday assured a proper water management policy for Arunachal Pradesh and fund provision for flood protection to combat the annual monsoon woes faced due to the rampaging Mighty Siang. Addressing an awareness function of Brahmaputra Aamantran Abhiyan (BAA) at College of Horticulture & Forestry here on Wednesday, he made a fervent call to all  to promote  & readopt  concept of  ‘Living with the river’ for sustainable living, rejuvenation & revival of rivers, protection of ecosystem…

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Sensitize public on Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Act, 2013: DC  

TAWANG, Dec 30: Lack of awareness about Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 was the cause for non-receipt of any compliant, Tawang DC Sang Phuntsok said and called for sensitize sisters and daughters about this act. Addressing a review meeting of 19 presiding officers/officials including of local complain committee headed by Nawang Yuton  and internal complain committee (ICC) formed under the Act here on Wednesday, he suggested to organize sensitization program involving all employees to check any probable crime. It was by sensitization about…

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Panchayati and Municipal Acts & Rules | SEC Kojeen nods to observers’ suggestion for amendment

ITANAGAR, Dec 30: Thorough examinations of Panchayat & Municipal Act and Rules to amend wherever required, periodic training of election related officers & officials, restructuring of staffing pattern in State Election Commission (SEC), set up proper state of the art infrastructure for the SEC in conformity to its high constitutional status at par with ECI – were few important feedbacks given by the observers. State Election Commissioner Hage Kojeen, in his response, consented to the need for various amendments to Panchayati and Municipal Acts and Rules, during de-briefing at Dorjee Khandu…

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NSCN (K-YA) militant surrenders to forces

LONGDING, Dec 30: An armed cadre of NSCN (K-YA) holding the post of self styled vice chairman of Wancho region surrendered himself to security forces in Londing. The cadre surrendered along with one 9mm revolver with 13 live rounds, four live rounds of 7.62mm SLR, nine rounds of AK-47, one live round of 5.56mm and one Chinese hand grenade before the joint team of  security forces and Longding  Police. The surrendered cadre was handed over to Longding Police station along with all recovered items for further investigation.

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283 hectare land acquired for Shi Yomi district HQ: DC

TATO, Dec 30: About 283 hectare land for establishment of Shi Yomi district HQ has been acquired for which the preliminary draft notification would be sent to the state Govt by January 20 next, DC Mito Dirchi told the land advisory committee (LAC) here on Wednesday. The DC office would run partly from Mechukha for some time while the new office would be made functional at Tato by February end. Moreover, grievances raised by senior citizens of the area were redressed.  The LAC was formed to assist district administration in…

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3 Arunachalees rise to IGP rank

Mossobi              Kaming        Gungte By A O News Service ITANAGAR, Dec 30: Eight AGMUT cadre IPS officers of 2003 batch, presently serving as deputy inspector general of police (DGP), have been prompted to the rank of inspector general of police (IGP). Those eight are Sang Norbu Mossobi,  Kime Kaming and Nabam Gungte (all Arunachalees);  Brija Kishore Singh, Dr. VJ Chandran, R A Sanjeev, Prem Nath and Rajesh Kumar, an order issued by Rakesh Kumar Singh, under Secy to Govt. of India said. They would be promoted to the IGP grade w.e.f.…

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