NEP-2020 need of the decade: ASVS

ITANAGAR, Aug 03: The New Education Policy (NEP) approved by Union Cabinet on July 29 is a meticulously crafted and vividly drafted vision document and urgent need of the decade envisioning changes in structure and content to rejuvenate the system and energies the youth to restore their self reliance through skills, knowledge and wisdom to be earned through education. Formulating strategies and programmes for early childhood care & education (ECCE) in coordination with other ministries will strengthen and streamline the pre-school nurturing of the children as during that stage the…

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300 face porter recruitment rally

From Our Correspondent TEZU, Aug 03: Over 300 took part in two-day rally which concluded here on Monday to recruit 600 porters for proposed Indian Army Company to be deployed in tough terrain of Eastern Himalayan. Porters carry essentials items and build some temporary structures in inaccessible areas without motorable road in Arunachal. Thus, candidates from Lohit, Namsai and Anjaw districts took part in rally at Hayuliang, Namsai and Tezu respectively, one of the recruiting officials said. “We are desperately in search of job and hopeful this rally could give…

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Taku inspect ongoing WTP project

SEPPA, Aug 03: Seppa legislator Tapuk Taku, after inspecting under construction water treatment plant (WTP) project at Nyari valley model village here on Monday said  that it is one of his dream projects and could only be possible under the guidance of Chief Minister Pema Kahndu. He urged the people to cooperate with the executing department for early completion the project, funded under Rural Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF). The entire population of Seppa township would gertm fresh drinking water on completion of the project, he added. PHE&WS EE Bharat Sonam,…

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COVID-19: Yak farmers get help from ICAR-NRCY & DEWS 

SELA PASS, Aug 03:   Dirang-based ICAR-NRCY offered concentrate yak feed, common salts, complete feed blocks chelated mineral mixtures and some basic veterinary medicines to 70 yak farmers while 30 others were given manual cream separator for processing their milk produced in field. The Dirang Employees Welfare Society (DEWS) offered @ 20 kg rice per farmer and dal during an ICAR-NRCY-DEWS collaborative welfare proramme conducted at Naga GG at 13,000 feet above msl near here on Sunday. ICAR-NRCY director Dr. P. Chakravarty exhorted the farmers to opt technologies developed by the…

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I-Day progs chalked out

YUPIA Aug 03: Papum Pare DC Pige Ligu, chaired a meeting of HoDs here on Monday that chalk out programmes for celebration of ensuing Independence Day. Speaking to the officers, Deputy Commissioner informed that in view of, The strict adhere to MoHA guidelines COVID-19 pandemic during celebration, progress of nutritional kitchen garden and farm clusters and steps to promote Aatmanirbhar Bharat mission were part of discussion. EAC Yakar Bengia read out the MoHA guidelines. (DIPRO)

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Damaged Ledum WSP restored

From Our Correspondent PASIGHAT, Aug 03: The lone water supply project (WSP)  of Ledum, which supplies drinking water to Bilat &, Sille-Oyan circles and Ruksin ADC HQs but badly damaged by cloudburst July 29 night, was restored on Sunday with joint effort of Bilat people, informed PHE&WS sources said on Monday. Seventy youth restored it by giving service on self help basis, AE  Tadung Padung  said.

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KV introduces arts stream

From Our Correspondent TEZU, July 03: The Kendriya Vidhyalaya here introduced Humanity stream first time from 2020-21 academic session to the delight of parent of Lohit district. Deputy commissioner Prince Dhawan said that arts stream is need of the hour as lone higher secondary school of this district HQs is overcrowded and it would immensely benefit the aspiring students. This stream has been introduced honouring pleas of the parents, principal Shiv Pratab KV said, and lauded efforts of the DC-cum-KV chairman for pursuing the union ministry on the issue. The…

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KSHG offers relief to needy in ICR

By Staff Reporter ITANAGAR, Aug 03: The likeminded people of 21st Koloriang assembly constituency under the aegis of 21st Koloriang Self Help Group has been supplying foods to the needy of Koloriang assembly constituency living in ICR, particularly daily wage earners, unemployed youths and students facing food scarcity due to COVID-19 lockdown. More than 400 families in Chimpu and Itanagar area on were given help on Sunday and Monday respectively, KSHG chairman Bengia Reekam said, adding the relief will be distributed in Naharlagun, Nirjuli and Banderdewa. Around 1000 beneficiaries have…

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ICR unlocking from Aug 3: DC

* One side of NH-415 shops to open alternate day ITANAGAR, Aug 02: Chief secretary Naresh Kumar on Sunday  notified  unlock protocol with restrictions for Itanagar Capital Region (ICR)  and Doimukh region of Papum Pare district wef  August 5 AM of August 3 to  5 AM of August 31. All economic activities shall be permitted outside the containment zone with following restrictions/exceptions: shops and business establishments (essential or non-essential) including standalone shops (like LK Hub, Solium, Reliance etc.) can be opened only from 8 AM to 5 PM. However, health…

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‘Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat’ | Arunachal on focus of MoT event

GUWAHATI, Aug 02:  Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya and Uttar Pradesh were focus states, selected by the GoI for ‘Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat’ event of Union Ministry of Tourism (MoT), organised by Guwahati-based Indiatourism in collaboration with Himalayan Holidays Arunachal Pradesh hosted on virtual platform here on Saturday. MoT NE regional director S S Devbarman, addressing, six panelists,  four guest speakers and 56 participants from across India, stressed on community based tourism, its opportunities & potentials in NE region. This region post COVID-19 would be one of the favourite destinations for both…

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