Tatak & Dibang Resistance awarded BPS for examplary Dibang basin conservation

ITANAGAR, Nov 28: The Bhagirath Prayas Samman (BPS) was jointly conferred on Arunachal Pradesh’s Bhanu Tatak and Dibang Resistance for contributions to river conservation in Dibang River basin, exemplary in the NE. The award was given during 10th edition of India Rivers Week, hosted at BAIF Development Research Foundation in Pune. The annual BPS award, acknowledges unsung heroes in river conservation. The award ceremony held on November 25 marked a momentous occasion for Arunachal Pradesh, recognising the state’s pivotal role in safeguarding the rich ecosystems and cultures of the upper…

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Glaw Lake luring adventurers to Lohit district

From Our Correspondet TEZU, Nov 28: There are numerous water bodies in Kamlang Wildlife Sanctuary and most unspoiled among them is Glaw Lake, located 20-km from Wakro in Lohit district at an altitude of 1165 netre from MSL, The amazing lake spread in an area of approximately 150 hectares is accessible only by trekking. Its surroundings full of nature’s bounty are beautiful and beyobd expression. The trekking is considered most challenging and suitable only for experienced trekkers. The jpurney starts from Chaglagam village and one has to trek approximately 50-km…

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GoAP reshuffles 58 senior bureaucrats

ITANAGAR, Nov 28: The state Govt in a major red=shuffle transferred and posted 58 senior bureaucrats- two IAS and 56 Arunachal Pradesh Civil Service (APCS) officers, besides reallocated departments. Chief Secretary Dharmendra, in an order on Monday, effected the reshuffle as directed by Election Commission of India (ECI) for public convenience. Health special secretary HP Vivek assumed charge of Lower Subansiri DC while education special secretary Ira Singhal took over as officer on special duty (OSD) to state’s chief electoral officer. Former Arunachal Pradesh Staff Selection Board  joint secretary Duly…

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Oyster Mushroom Cultivation | ICAR-KVK gifts inputs, holds tech demonstration for farmer

BASAR, Nov 28: West Siang ICAR-KVK, as part of technology demonstration in the district, has been helping interested mushroom cultivation farmer of with critical input items along with hands on training in their fields. ACTO (plant protection) Dr. Kangabam Suraj gave away  input items for mushroom cultivation to Gamki Doke Lendo, an unemployed youth of remote Pushi Doke. Lendo already undergone 200-hour training on mushroom cultivation. The hands on training was followed by group discussions when Dr. Suraj besides clarifying various douts explained health benefit of oyster mushroom and income…

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Odisha CM Patnaik eying for 6th term

Beyond the Horizon By Pradeep Kumar Five-year is term for an elected government in the democratic setup of India to serve in any state or union territory or the Centre. However 46 chief ministers of the country have crossed the ‘Laxman Rekha’ and Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling is at the top of the list.   Chamling, who served for 24 years & 166 days (12.12.1994 to 27.05.2019) is followed by present Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik (born on 16.10.1946), who has already served for 23 years & 267 days since 05.03. 2000…

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Cooperation of masses needed to speed up state building: Guv

ITANAGAR, Nov 28: Governor Lt. General (Retd) K T Parnaik, who visited Hurii, one of the Vibrant Border Villages (VBVs) in remote Damin circle of Kurung Kumey district on Tuesday, while interacting with GBs, PRI members, Govt officials and villagers led by local MLA Lokam Tassar, said that Arunachal Pradesh is making rapid progress in all sectors. The efforts need cooperation and contribution of the masses, he said and exhorted them to encourage their children to go to schools, maintain cleanliness and hygiene in the village, protect their flora and…

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Dood-to-door IEC campaign for responsible waste management

ITANAGAR, Nov 28: In a bid to change community behavior towards solid waste disposal, a door-to-door information education and communication (IEC) campaign on solid waste management was conducted here on Tuesday by NGOs Youth Mission for Clean River and Abralow Memorial Multipurpose Society with support of Itanagar Smart City Development Corporation Limited. The campaign aimed to raise awareness about the segregation of dry and wet waste, highlighting their uses and drawbacks on Tuesday. NGOs executed campaigns in Kime Pakka colony, Abotani colony in Chandranagar areas by demonstrations showcasing identification and…

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Tourism awareness & tour prog held

 PALIN, Nov 28: Tourism department in collaboration with Kra Daadi district administration, organized a two-day tourism awareness programme, themed ‘Dekho Apna Pradesh’, for Kra Daadi, Kurung Kumey & Kamle districts, which concluded here on Tuesday. Hosted by Todo Tour and Travel (TTT) in partnership with tourism department, themed ‘Destination management through upskilling and responsible practices’, begun with a trekking from Eching to Solo village, fostering tourism awareness along the route. It was kicked off with a ‘gender equality pledge’ and aimed to guide the masses in developing tourism with a…

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