Arunachal: Secretary, Science & Technology & IT, Gaken Ete passes away

Late Ete mortal remain may be taken to his native Darka village in West Siang district, where his last rites will be performed.


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Science and Technology, and IT secretary Gaken Ete passed away this morning at a Guwahati-based hospital, after a brief illness. He was 58.

Born to Binga and Marsen Lollen Ete on January 23, 1961, in Darka village, late Ete did his primary schooling from RK Mission School, Aalo and RK Mission School, Narendrapur.

He did his Bachelor in Agriculture Engineering from Punjab Agriculture University, Ludhiana in 1984.

Late Ete joined government service as an assistant engineer in the Rural Works department in 1984 and was promoted as executive engineer in 1989.

He was promoted as superintendent engineer in 1995 in the Water Resource Department, after the bifurcation of the department. He was promoted as WRD chief engineer in 2000.

At the time of his demise, Ete was holding the post of Science and Technology, and IT secretary.

His mortal remains was brought to his private residence near RWD Colony here from Guwahati, for people to pay their last respects.

Late Ete mortal remain may be taken to his native Darka village in West Siang district, where his last rites will be performed.

Meanwhile, the Tutem Ao Welfare Society (TAWS) has expressed shock and grief over the sudden and untimely demise of Gaken Ete.

Terming his demise as a great loss to the society, TAWS president Liya Ete said late Ete was instrumental in the formation and unification of all the members of the Tutem clan.

Offering condolences to the bereaved family and also praying for the eternal peace of the departed soul, the TAWS said, ‘his passing away is an irreparable loss to the society’.

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