Mein stresses on IT role in bringing transparency in development

ITANAGAR, Dec 29: Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein Thursday stressed on the role of social media and information technology in bringing greater transparency in all phases of development. Chairing a development meeting at his home constituency Chongkham in Namsai district, Mein said that all necessary measures were being taken by the government to ensure that the benefits of the various schemes currently implemented goes directly to the villagers. He emphasized on the implementation of a stringent monitoring system to ensure that the schemes reach their intended beneficiaries, an official communiqué…

Read More

RGU to implement academic bank credit system of UGC

RONO HILLS, Dec 29: Rajiv Gandhi University (RGU), the lone central varsity of the state, is all set to implement the academic bank credit (ABC) system of the University Grants Commission (UGC), for all the students pursuing degrees in various universities, autonomous colleges and institutions of national importance in India. Attending a meeting with UGC Chairman Prof Mamidala Jagadesh Kumar virtually, RGU vice chancellor Prof Saket Kushwaha Thursday said that the university will constitute a task force for the ABC, which would be headed by a senior level officer of…

Read More

Rebia inspects Kakoi projects

KAKOI, Dec 29: Rajya Sabha MP Nabam Rebia Thursday visited Kakoi circle and inspected government infrastructure being constructed. He also interacted with the public and panchayat leaders of the area. Speaking to media, Rebia said that he visited the area to inspect several government infrastructures being created for public welfare and all the projects have been completed and soon would be dedicated to the people. “I visited the public health centre, the C class police station, the community hall and others. All will serve the people of the area,” he…

Read More

APSCPCR organises awareness on child rights

ITANAGAR, Dec 29: An awareness programme on violation of child rights was organised by the Arunachal Pradesh State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (APSCPCR) at Govt HS School Sangram in Kurung Kumey district on Wednesday. Commission’s Chairperson Gumri Ringu in her keynote address, explained in brief the objective of conducting such awareness programme at grassroots level and illegal practice of child marriage in the interior parts of the state. She stressed on the need to have a designated lady SI in police station to deal with child related cases.…

Read More

East Siang emerges as winner in boys & girls Kho-Kho tourney

TEZU, Dec 29: The final matches for the first state level school games Kho-Kho tournament in boys and girls categories were played at Jubilee Ground here, on Thursday. In the first final (boys) played between East Siang and Lohit, the former emerged as the champion. In the second final (girls) played, East Siang defeated Papumpare to become the champion. Earlier, matches for the third place for both boys and girls categories were played wherein Namsai secured the third spot in boys section defeating Anjaw. In girls’ category, Lohit defeated East…

Read More

Dilapidated PLT road needs early renovation

From Our Correspondent PASIGHAT, Dec 29: The 20-km Pasighat-Ledum-Tene (PLT) road starting from Pasighat (Medical Charali/Riba Canteen area) to Remi village bridge point has been lying dilapidated for want of maintenance for last several months causing hardship for commuters. Driving on the road causes trouble for which many commuters avoid this road. A resident of nearby Napit village said that people have been using the road due to compulsion despite vehicles getting damaged. The villagers have urged the state Govt to renovate the road soon. PWD Pasighat division EE Tani Taki,…

Read More

BJP team visits Indo-Bhutan border | Peace prevails, no Chinese intrusion: ITBP

BJP to visit all border areas: Tarak ITANAGAR (AONS): Tension prevailed across Arunachal Pradesh after Indian Army and Chinese PLA soldiers clashing at Yangtse, near Tawang on December 9 last. Thus, the ruling BJP has decided to visit all border areas from January 23 next to boost the morale of defence forces, Indian Army and ITBP, state vice president Tarh Tarak told this daily over telephone from Tuting after visiting Kepangla pass on Tuesday. India shares 3,488-km border with China, while Arunachal alone shares 1,126-km including few tough borders, like…

Read More

BCC celebrates Congress foundation day

SAGALEE, Dec 28: The 15-Sagalee Block Congress Committee (BCC) on Wednesday, celebrated the foundation day of Indian National Congress (INC) here, which was graced by Arunachal Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) President Nabam Tuki. The party cadres offered condolences to the departed Congress leaders and workers of the state who died during the year. Tuki, who is also the local MLA, distributed appreciation certificates to the dedicated party leaders and workers of his constituency to commemorate completion of 75th years of India’s Independence. APCC vice president Techi Tagi Tara, ZPM Taba…

Read More

NABARD-sponsored candle making training concludes

NAMSAI, Dec 28: A training programme on candle making for self help groups of Namsai district under the micro enterprise development programme (MEDP), concluded here on Wednesday. The programme was sponsored by the state regional office of NABARD and implemented by Bethel Life Care Charitable Trust (BLCCT), a NGO, in collaboration with Arunachal State Rural Livelihoods Mission (ArSRLM). A total of 30 SHG members have undergone 15 days of training which was arranged in such a way that women attendees could start their own ventures. NABARD’s District Development Manager Kamal…

Read More

TMWS mourns demise of its president

TUTING, Dec 28: The members of Tuting Memba Welfare Society (TMWS), a community based organization of Memba community, has expressed shock over the sudden demise of its President Tsering Phuntso, who died in a road accident on December 25 last near Mosing village under Tuting sub-division of Upper Siang district. Phuntso (53) is survived by his wife, 3 sons and one daughter. He was serving as Block Education Officer (BEO) in the department of education. He also served in various social organizations like Arunachal Indigenous Tribal Forum, Cheme Yangsang Pemakod…

Read More