RGU organises blood donation camp

RONO HILLS, Mar 04: A voluntary blood donation camp was organised by the women of Rajiv Gandhi University (RGU) on Thursday, in collaboration with university units of NSS, NCC, Arunachal Voluntary Blood Donor’s Organisation (AVBDO) and Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat, to commemorate the month-long celebration of international women’s day. RGU VC Prof Saket Kushwaha lauded the women the varsity for the successful event and emphasised on the need to motivate them towards good deeds. NSS coordinator Dr Anil Mili emphasised on the importance of women while, Assistant Professor Champa Tanga,…

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Sensitisation training on poverty alleviation held

AALO, Mar 04: A two-day district level sensitisation training programme was organised by SIRD and PR at the DC’s office from Thursday. All ZPMs, BDOs, JEs and technical persons, and field functionaries attended the meeting. West Siang Deputy Commissioner Moki Loyi exhorted all the participants to take the training very seriously as it is on a new subject that concerns the programme officials related to poverty alleviation programme toward transparency and accountability in the process of implementing all schemes in the district. “As government policies and guidelines change from time…

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RGU conducts conference on youth

RONO HILLS, Mar 04: “A hungry stomach has an angry mind” said Rajiv Gandhi University (RGU) VC Prof Saket Kushwaha while inaugurating the round table discussion regarding the preparation of the road map to implement the MoU between the RGU and the Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development under union Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, on Thursday. The VC pointed out at economic inequalities being the prime reason for unrest among the youth. Narrating his experience as a USAID official in Africa, he concluded that the youth needed…

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AAPSU lauds state Budget

ITANAGAR, Mar 04: The All Arunachal Pradesh Students Union (AAPSU) on Thursday hailed the state government for focusing on health and education sectors in the budget for 2021-22. The union in a statement said that health and education are most important sectors which need drastic improvement in the state. The AAPSU welcomed the historic decision for recruitment of teachers of all categories through the Arunachal Pradesh Public Service Commission which it said, would boost the education sector in the long run. It also lauded the government for granting funds to…

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W-Kameng projects reviewed in DLMC meet

BOMDILA, Feb 04: The third quarter meeting of the District Level Monitoring Committee (DLMC) for the current fiscal was held at the DC’s office here on Thursday. The meeting was chaired by the Deputy Commissioner cum DLMC Chairman Karma Leki and attended by ADCs, administrative officers, HoDs, ZPC, ZPMs, PRI leaders, CBOs, and others. Leki urged all the executing agencies to maintain proper quality and quantity of the works, strictly to the specifications of projects. “DLMC is one of the most important platforms to review all the ongoing projects of…

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Mein presents Rs 578.50 Cr fiscal deficit budget in Assembly

Focus on health, education and social service sector ITANAGAR, Mar 03: Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein on Wednesday presented a Rs 578.50 crore deficit budget for the 2021-22 fiscal in the Assembly, with major thrusts on health, education and other social sectors. Mein, who holds the planning, investment and finance portfolios, said the focus of the government will be on increasing capital expenditure to create assets in the state for overall development. He projected a total receipt of Rs 22,581 crore for the 2021-22 fiscal, up from the revised estimates…

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Khandu to push Centre for de-reservation of reserve forests

ITANAGAR, Mar 03: Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Wednesday assured to send a proposal to the union Environment and Forest Ministry for de-reservation of reserve forests in foothill areas of the state. Khandu informed that many reserved forests in the state are located in foothill areas which hampered in executing developmental projects. The chief minister was responding to a question raised by NPP member Tarin Dakpe on conversion of Kamle reserve Forest into a wildlife sanctuary in 2015 without conducting any public hearing with the villagers of four villages with…

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Govt to develop three model villages along Indo-Tibet border 

ITANAGAR, Mar 03: Giving an impetus to border areas development, the state government has decided to develop three model villages along the Indo-Tibet border, as a pilot project with an allocation of Rs 30 crore. Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein while presenting the 2021-22 Budget in the state assembly on Wednesday informed that the three villages would be developed initially in Eastern, Central and Western parts of the state along the international border. “Development of border villages will remain as an important priority of our government. Under the leadership of…

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Cultural event to showcase talents of divyangjans: Libang

ITANAGAR, Mar 03: The Departments of Social Justice and Empowerment and Tribal Affairs, WCD and Health in collaboration with Cuttack based Swami Vivekanand National Institute of Rehabilitation Training and Research, under DEPWD of the union Social Justice and Empowerment ministry will organize a cultural event by the Divyangjan: Divya Kala Shakti on Thursday at DK Convention Centre, here. The programme would be graces by Governor Brig (Retd) Dr B D Mishra, Chief Minister Pema Khandu and a host of VVIPs. Health and Family Welfare Minister Alo Libang during a press…

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ISSUES IN ASSEMBLY | Govt approves MSTC Ltd for e-auction of quartzite blocks: Min

ITANAGAR, Mar 03: Mines and Mineral Minister Kamlung Mossang Wednesday informed that the state government has approved MSTC Ltd to carry out e-auction of quartzite blocks with an allocation of Rs 75 lakh at Kalaktang, in West Kameng district of the state. MSTC Limited is a PSU under the administrative control of the union Ministry of Steel. Responding to a question brought in the assembly during question hour by BJP MLA from Kalaktang constituency Dorjee Wangdi Kharma on delay in implementing the e-auction, the minister informed that the MoU with…

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