Arunachal- State News in Brief, 08th May 2017

ROING- Smti Gum Tayeng donates School Bus

In a touching example, Smti Gum Tayeng donated a 42 Seater bus to the Lt. Jomin Tayeng Model Degree college, Jemi, Notko on Sunday which was flagged of by the DC Deepak Shinde. The flagging off programme was organized here today at the resident of HMLA, Green view, Rayang  DC Roing while paying respectful homage to Lt. Jomin Tayeng highlighted about the life of Lt. J.Tayeng and his great contribution towards development of society in various sectors and stated that Lt. Jomin Tayeng was a role model for the society. Lt. Jomin Tayeng, a firm believer that education was the key to life dedicated himself to the task as an administrator and later as legislator. Continuing his vision and belief the family has instituted a award for the meriteous students running for the last 3 years and now the bus for the college. The bus will ease the communication bottleneck for the students, remarked DC Deepak Shinde. He further thanked Smti Tayeng for the noble gesture.A fitting gesture on the 4th anniversary of Lt. Tayeng’s death. It is to inform that an additional bus will soon be available for the said college.

PASIGHAT-  Indefinite Economic Blockade at Koyu and Korang

In a meeting of Adi Baane Kebang Remi-Legong Block, East Siang District held at Ledum village on Sunday, an indefinite economic blockade at Koyu and Korang circles was launched. In a statement today, ABK East Siang Unit President, Okom Yosung and General Secretary, Tajing Taki has said that, an indefinite economic blockade against Galos residing in Adi land under Koyu and Korang circles was invoked today. The blockade will continue unless Yigo Tacha withdraws his FIR lodged at Nari Police Station against Kangir Jamoh, President ABK (Apex) and Tajing Taki, ABK E/Siang Gen. Secy. along with a public apology in written, while FIR against one Tamat Taboh of Depi village lodged by a non-local and HGB of Namey Village be also withdrawn altogether, added ABK East Siang. The ABK has also reminded Galos of forgetting to respect and honour the masters of the land as entire Koyu-Korang circles belonged to Adis (Zamindar) and said that, Galos residing in Koyu and Korang (Bhagidar) were allowed to look after the area and live happily.

Tayeng-donates-School-BusKHONSA-  Measures to stop Illegal boulder collection

In connection with illegal boulder collection by miscreant from Deomali forest reserve area near Mopaya village an emergency joint coordination  meeting from both Tirap District, Arunachal Pradesh and Margherita Assam was held at the residence of GB of Mopaya village amidst huge gathering.  While addressing the gathering Tirap Deputy Commissioner Ravi Jha, said that large number of boulders, stone chips  from Deomali forest reserve near  Mopaya village have been illegally drilled and  collected by miscreants probably with the involvement of local from Deomali and Mopaya area.  He informed that till now two miscreants   have been arrested and 2 Nos. JCB have been seized  by Deomali police.  While replying to GB of Mopaya requesting for declaration of deforest area, the DC denied and  told that state border area,  dirok river area direction to Mopaya village cannot be declared deforest reserve area at any cost because it is purely falls under government reserve forest. Earlier Tirap DC and SP inspected all the area where boulders drilling and collection was illegally done by miscreants .

NAMSAI- Career Counselling sessions held

Free career counselling sessions were held at Lathao, Tezu and Roing with the support of Lohit Youth Library Network in Namsai and Lohit districts, and by RIWATCH, Roing. Seena K P, a career guidance counsellor with the Education Department of Kerala conducted free sessions for senior students, teachers and parents at the three places. She briefed the participants on a range of courses of study and government educational agencies. She appealed to teachers, parents and library volunteers to orient students from class X onwards to be aware of a range of career openings available in India and to take up a career only after ascertaining their own aptitude and skills. She also felt that parents should not force their wards to take up only MBBS or engineering studies. The programme at Lathao Library was organised by Khun Ta Nav Society, Namsai at Bamboosa Library by ViTAES and at Roing by RIWATCH & Ehili Memorial Society, Roing. Balakrishnan Valappil from Kerala, a renowned photographer of butterflies, also spoke at the venues on the importance of butterflies in the biodiversity of Arunachal Pradesh.

Arunachal- State News in Brief, 08th May 2017PASIGHAT- 23rd Tekang Etor Football Trophy 2017 kicked off

The 23rd Tekang Etor Football Trophy 2017 kicked off at Tekang village on Friday. Total of 26 soccer teams from different villages of East Siang is participating . Er. Dengom Padung, EE, PMC graced the kicked off ceremony as Chief Guest who was heartily welcomed by organizing committee members, PRI leaders, public leaders and village elders of the Tekang village. Padung appealed every player during the tournament to maintain discipline and sportsmanship spirit while displaying their best of the best performances to mesmerize the soccer addict fans of the area.The objective of the organizing this sports event is to expose the hidden soccer talents amongst the budding stars. The trophy commemorates and adds the spices to the festivity of so called Etor/Lutor festival in this locality which is celebrated with great pomp and show.

YINKIYONG- School Celebrates Golden Jubilee

The Government Primary School situated at Jeru village celebrated its three-day Golden Jubilee celebration from May 4 to 6. The three-day celebration witnessed numerous activities, including traditional Tapu war dance, Takuh Tabat (folk lore prayer), games and sports, cultural night, and felicitation of meritorious students. Geku Mariyang MLA, Olom Panyang also laid a landmark stone on the school completing 50 years of its existence. He also awarded Rs 2000 each to four meritorious students. The school was established in 4 May, 1967 with classes from class one to five.In the event, the village council committee, gaon burahs, PRI members and senior members of the village appealed to the local representative to construct a proper road and bridge to connect the village to civilization.With no road connectivity, the village, with 64 houses, is located in an isolated pocket in the southernmost tip of Upper Siang district.

Arunachal- State News in Brief, 08th May 2017DIRANG- Water supply scheme not begins 

Members of Arunachal Anti Corruption Sena (AACS-AS), District and Dirang Unit do a spot visit and enquired of a Water supply Source scheme constructed for the water supply to the People  residing  under Dirang Circle.  According to Sena members, during the visit at scheme site  they found that the construction work of the said scheme under PHE Dirang  completed since long back but not in use till date and more over work is not done properly. During the visit  it is also found that most of the Pipe lines is missing,  Concern department also aware about the missing pipeline, but  department  is not even lodge F.I.R against the theft of pipe lines. 

ITANAGAR- Maa Tujhe Salaam Yatra Concludes 

The first phase of ‘Maa Tujhe Salaam Yatra’, organized by Arunachal Pradesh Youth Congress (APYC) to commemorate the hundredth birth anniversary of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, which started from Itanagar and culminated at Geku, covering seven districts – Papum Pare, Lower Subansiri, Upper Subansiri, West Siang, Siang, East Siang and Upper Siang. Addressing the District Youth Congress and Assembly Youth Congress members in seven districts, APYC president Jikke Tako highlighted the achievements and contribution of Indira Gandhi for developing India and specially her determination to establish Arunachal Pradesh. He asked the youth leaders to follow the ideology of Indira Gandhi and have patience and disciplined attitude as these qualities will lead them to a better future. Tako said, “We in the Congress are victims of political conspiracy and though we are facing difficulties we have never learnt to quit. Since the Congress has a long history of ruling govt, it’s just that we have to again let people know what Congress has contributed towards nation building, particularly for Arunachal.” Indrani Mishra, general secretary IYC also spoke at the different venues.