Arunachal launches drone to spread seedballs on ground

ITANAGAR, Feb 25: A plantation pilot project using drone technology was launched in Doimara reserve forest area in Khellong Forest Division of Bhalukpong under guidance of PCCF-cum-EF&CC principal secretary R. K. Singh and DFO V. K. Jawal recently. This is first experimental phase of the project in which 200 hectare degraded land will be planted using seedballs dropped from a Drone called ‘Seedcopter’, according to an official release. The project has been taken up by state’s EF&CC department in association with Marut Dronetech Pvt. Ltd., a leading startup company in…

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Death mourned

ITANAGAR, Feb 25: Upper Koloriang ZPM-cum-Kurung Kumey District BJP general secretary Bengia Tagar passed away around 4 pm on Wednesday. Expressing shock over his untimely demise, Kurung Kumey former ZPC Sangha Tagik said that in his death Koloriang assembly constituency has lost a great dedicated leader, who always remained active for greater welfare of the society. Conveying his deep sense of condolences to the bereaved family, Tagik prayed for the departed soul to rest in eternal peace. 20

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CM greets on Nyokum Yullo

ITANAGAR, Feb 25: Chief Minister Pema Khandu has greeted Arunachal Pradesh people, especially Nyishis, on joyous occasion of Nyokum Yullo. Khandu hailed the Nyishis for jealously safeguarding their rich culture and reliving their tradition by celebrating the festival with zeal and enthusiasm in traditional fervor. Joining the festivity, in his message, the CM expressed hope that Nyokum this year will bring in good health and wealth for state people.  “Let Ane Nyokum shower her choicest blessings on our Nyishi brethrens and all sentient beings of the world,” the message added. (PRO) 20

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Miss Arunachal now SWM(U) ambassador

ITANAGAR, Feb 25: Itanagar Municipal Corporation (IMC), to make Itanagar capital city a cleaner & green city, has appointed Miss Arunachal 2021 Tengam Celine Koyu as brand ambassador for Swacch Bharat Mission (U) (SWM(U)]within under its jurisdiction as per guidelines issued by Union Ministry of Housing & Urban Affair. She will encourage citizens to keep the city  clean and green and involve with them through various programmes for better ranking of the city in ensuing Swachh Survekshan. (PRO) 20

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Khandu assures support for theatrical arts

ITANAGAR, Feb 24: Chief Minister Pema Khandu has assured to extend all necessary support and build infrastructures to promote theatrical arts in the state. Khandu gave this assurance to Riken Ngomle, assistant professor National School of Drama (NSD) who called on the former at his office here on Thursday. The chief minister later also took to twitter to share the information. “Performing arts can change our outlook and the way we experience the world. I am delighted to share few moments today with Riken Ngomle Ji, Asst Prof, @nsd_india. We…

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Improve routine immunization: Libang

ITANAGAR, Feb 24: Exhorting 52 participants of day-long training on tribal immunization, Health and family Welfare (H&FW) Minister Allo Libang, in his inaugural address, encouraged them to actively support, coordinate and collaborate with state H&FW department in improving routine immunization and COVID-19 vaccination coverage in the state. Organized by National Health Mission in collaboration with development partner UNICEF, WHO, UNDP and JSI at Hotel Waii International here on Thursday, the event saw participation of representatives of NGOs & CBOs from various district of the state. The training aimed at sensitizing…

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Lecture in bio-medical research marks science fest

ITANAGAR, Feb 24: The third day of the week-long “Vigyan Sarvatra Pujyate”, which began at Arunachal Pradesh Science Centre here from February 22 last, witnessed a talk on the theme ‘milestones of modern science and technology’. Delivering a talk on ‘milestones in bio-medical research in India’, scientist from Dibrugarh-based ICMR-RMRC NE, Dr K Rekha Devi highlighted the contributions of biomedical research in India and the achievements of Indian Council of Medical Research. Another speaker Dr Basavaraj Mathapati, scientist from ICMR-National Institute of Virology, delivered a talk on ‘milestones in medical…

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277 PwD enroll names in DHS health camp

PASIGHAT, Feb 24: As many as 277 persons could enrolled their names for PwD (Person with Disability) after thorough medical checkup by a medical board here, on Wednesday during the day-long UDID enrollment cum assessment camp held at the Bakin Pertin General Hospital (BPGH). The camp was organized by the UDID Cell of the Directorate of the Health Services (DHS) which, was inaugurated by East Siang DC Tayi Taggu in presence of the Jt DHS (T&R) Dr T Tali, DMO Dr R Tattan, MS Dr YR Darang, State Nodal Officer…

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SAD camp organized at Papumpare, W-Siang

DOIMUKH Feb 24: The Papumpare district administration on Thursday conducted the first Sarkar Apke Dwar camp of Doimukh sub-division, which was attended by DC Minga Sherpa. The DC visited the camp and distributed sports items and books issued by the education department. The camp was inaugurated by the SDO Doimukh Sabodam Tayang in the presence of head of departments, admin officers, staffs, GBs and public. Tayeng informed that altogether 19 departments including banks took participated and the camp witnessed huge response, as around 3000 people visited and availed the services…

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PMSVANidhi camp organized

ANINI, Feb 24: The PMSVANidhi camp for the street vendors of Anini town was organized by DUDA which was held at the DC conference hall on Thursday. The camp was attended by all the street vendors of the town. During the ensuing camp the eligible vendors who were interested to avail the PMSVANidhi Scheme were digitally on boarded in the portal. All the vendors were very happy to know and avail the benefits of the scheme being launched by the Centre. (DIPRO) 20

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