Bangladesh to promote Arunachal Tourism | APTOA holds FAM tour to Arunachal and Assam

FAM tour an example ITANAGAR (ANOS): Exploration of vast tourism potentials of this Himalayan state calls for pragmatic policy of the GoAP and proactive role of all stakeholders, particularly tour operators to enrich state coffer. APTOA chief adviser Wange, in this profession for last many decades, has set another example for others to emulate. BOMDILA/GUWAHATI, Feb 06:  “I will soon start promoting North East states, Arunachal Pradesh in particular in Bangladesh”, said country’s Assistant High Commissioner (AHC) & Head of Mission His Excellency Ruhul Amin in India after conclusion of…

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NMOPS to launch ‘No old pension, No vote’ stir

By Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Feb 06: Arunachal Pradesh unit of National Movement For Old Pension Scheme (NMOPS) has decided to launch ‘No OPS, No vote’ movement across the state. Reiterating demand to scrap new pension scheme (NPS) and restoration of old pension scheme (OPS), NMOPS member Dakme Abo told media persons in Arunachal Press Club here on Tuesday that they have been demanding this for one year but none responded to it. Why the NPS forced only Govt employees only but not on MLAs, ministers & MPs? Why the NPS should…

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CM discusses border area development with governor

ITANAGAR, Feb 06: Chief Minister Pema Khandu called on Governor Lt. General (Retd) K T Parnaik at Raj Bhavan here on Tuesday and both reviewed security, education, health and tourism issues and discussed about ensuing assembly session, developmental activities in border areas and welfare measures. Parnaik called for monitoring various projects to ensue India becomes a Viksit Bharat by 2047 and suggested to harness potential of state youth, particularly in games and sports, art, culture and entrepreneurship to make job providers.  Khandu briefed him on development issues, activities for next…

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RGU & WeSchool ink EoI for collaborative research

RONO HILLS, Feb 06: Rajiv Gandhi University (RGU) signed an expression of interest (EoI) with Mumbai’s L.N Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research (WeSchool), one of the leading Management Institutes in India recently to collaborate to explore management education and research in the country in tune with global sustainability and economic vectors. The EoI was signed by RGU vice chancellor Prof. Saket Kushwaha and WeSchool Director Prof. Uday Salunkhek in presence of Tamil Nadu Governor Thiru R.N. Ravi in Mumbai. The EoI will be helpful for Arunachal Pradesh youth to get cutting…

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Boori-Boot Yullo fest celebrated | Festivals foster bond & respect roots: Guv

NAHARLAGUN, Feb 06: Ethnic festivals in Arunachal Pradesh, closely associated with agrarian activities, environment and nature, foster bonding and respect our roots, said Governor of Lt. General (Retd) KT Parnaik and exhorted to take pride in their cultural heritage and traditions. Addressing revelers of 57th Boori-Boot Yullo festival celebration here on Tuesday as chief guest, Parnaik said, “modernization should be based on our roots and urged people to continue to retain their customs and traditions while look forward for development, particularly in education, art, literature and health, for their prosperity. He…

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Training on value addition of medicinal & aromatic plants held

PASIGHAT, Feb 06: The College of Agriculture (CoA) here under All India Coordinated Research Project on Medicinal, Aromatic Plants and Betelvine (AICRP-MAP&B) conducted a week-long training on “cultivation, post-harvest management and value addition of medicinal and aromatic plants” and  distribution at Kiyit village under Mebo sub-division of East Siang district  recently. Coordinator Dr. Naorem Yaiphabi Chanu addressing 50 participants (farmers, women SHG members and rural youth) stressed on cultivation practices, insect pests management measures, more use of bio-pesticides. Dr. Helen Soibam spoke on importance of post harvest management and demonstrated preparation…

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RGU UNIFEST to begin today

RONO HILLS, Feb 06: Chief Minister Pema Khandu is scheduled to inaugurate three-day 21st UNIFEST-2024 of Rajiv Gandhi University (RGU) here on Wednesday and the annual festival would bring all students, faculty members, administrators, and staff to take part in various competitions and artistic performances reflecting spirit of camaraderie. Vice chancellor-cum-chief patron of the event Prof. Saket Kushwaha, who took stock of final arrangements with registrar Dr. NT Rikam and other officers on Tuesday, said that the event would feature a diverse array of activities to showcase talents and skills of the varsity…

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GoAP reshuffles 37 APCS officers

ITANAGAR, Feb 06: Arunachal Pradesh Govt, in a reshuffle in its bureaucracy, has transferred 37 APCS officers, according to a notification. Total of 37 Arunachal Pradesh Civil Service (APCS) officers of various ranks have been transferred as notified by Personnel Department. The transferred officials include eight joint secretaries, 16 COs and other officials of different departments. The reshuffle has been made with an eye on Lok Sabha and assembly elections, which are usually conducted simultaneously in the state. 20

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BJKM role vital to increase agri-horti production; Tagik

By AO News Service ITANAGAR, Jan 06: Arunachal Pradesh offers huge scope to convert its natural resources to encashable resources for heralding multifaceted development, which has been turned into a reality after Chief Minister Pema Kahndu took over the rein of BJP-led Govt, said newly appointed executive member of Bharatiya Janata Kisan Morcha (BJKM) Sangha Tagik. Arunachal Pradesh is an agrarian state with over 70% of its total population dependent on agriculture and horticulture for their livelihood. The state produced 24755.38 metric tonnes of agri-horticulture crops of rice, maize, millet, potato, ginger,…

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