Arunachal- State News in Brief- 09 March 2017

Itanagar- Khandu discussed Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav

Arunachal- State News in Brief- 09 March 2017Newly appointed North East Zonal Cultural Center (NEZCC) Director, Dr Om Prakash Bharti called on Chief Minister Pema Khandu at his office on Wednesday. The Chief Minister discussed on Union Ministry of Culture sponsored Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav, the biggest national cultural festival in the country, which is going to be held at Tawang on March 23-31 next. Objective of the annual festival is to popularize and showcase the cultural diversity of India be it art, artisans, dance, handicrafts or flavours from across the nation. The festival also aims to provide a common platform to the artistes from the region and other zones for a meaningful interaction and to promote the cultural integration amongst the Zones. The NEZCC Director informed that more than 600 artistes are expected to participate in the festival from across the country. Earlier, the Chief Minister released books on North East Cultural Studies and North East India–Ethnicity & Culture authored by Bharti. The Chief Minister also discussed with regard to establishment of a regional cultural center of the NEZCC at Itanagar. The meeting was attended by Art and Culture Minister Dr Mohesh Chai, PHED Minister Bamang Felix, Health Minister Jomde Kena and Home Parliamentary Secretary Pani Taram.

Pasighat- Mount Carmel English School observes annual day

The Mount Carmel English School observed its Annual cum Parents’ Day on Wednesday. Speaking on the occasion Dy. Director of School Education, East Siang District, Jongge Yirang urged the teaching communities to be the role model of the students. He said that, these young students learn from the teachers and get shaped up as design or taught. During his speech Yirang  admitted  that, due to poor performances of government schools people prefer private schools. But he hope that after CCE norms are done away, government schools will also regain its glory.

Jairampur- RKMMS celebrates IWD

International Women’s Day 2017 was celebrated at Nampong by R.K. Mossang Memorial Society in collaboration with Public Health Engineering Department, Jairampur Sub Division and Women Group of Nampong and Rima Putok. The theme of the International Women’s Day 2017 was  “Be bold for change”. K.Tikhak, Sub – Divisional Officer, Nampong was the Chief Guest in the programme. The programme was started with a welcome speech by Arup Kumar Choudhury, Secretary, R.K. Mossang Memorial Society, Miss Komoli Mosang, Chairperson, R.K. Mossang Memorial Society had addressed key note in the programme among the participants highlighting the various issues and challenges that a women faces in our society in day to day life. Followed by a welcome song form staff of R.K. Mossang Memorial Society. Three old ladies from Nampong were felicitated by R.K. Mossang Memorial  Society on the occasion of International Women’s Day for their contribution towards society. Song & Dances were performed by the students of Elementary Residential School, R.K. Mossang Secondary School & R.K. Mossang Memorial Society School. Women group form Nampong performed traditional fashion show. Followed by speech from Chief guest and vote of thanks was given by Mrs. Leena Mossang from Nampong. Programme was concluded with a light refreshment.

Tawang-  International Womens Day Observed

International Womens Day was celebrated in a befitting manner at Tawang.  In a program held at CDPOs office to celebrate the event, Chairperson, Womens Welfare Association Tawang exhorted the participants to focus on educating girl child. She opined that an educated mother can educate the entire family. Expressing her happiness over the increase in reporting of cases of abuse by female victims, she asked everyone to be well versed with  their rights. Smt. Dondup Pema,CDPO, Tawang  and Smt. Dani Rikang, CO cum Labour Officer briefed on Domestic Violence Act and Child Labour Act respectively during the occasion. Smt. Akanksha Gupta, Member, WWA also spoke at length on the significance of the day. Advocating for the emancipation of women, she requested the women folk to join hands on their  path towards empowerment.

Aalo – Review Meeting on Trans Arunachal Highway

North-East-Zonal-Cultural-CThe Review Meeting on Trans Arunachal Highway, double lane from Aalo to Bam and Aalo Mechuka road with BRTF, TK, JKM and KCL(JV) was held under the Chairmanship of West Siang District Deputy Commissioner Gamli Padu to review the progress of work, shifting of utilities and law and order problem in all undergoing road works in West Siang on Tuesday.  Initiating the discussion,Padu said that the fourth meeting of such kind has been convened to discuss all issues sitting across the table on the progress of works on highway works in all roads. He also said that serious of meetings have been held in this connection, the road has been handed over to Ministry of Highway on 13th November and almost all utilities have been shifted and works should go smoothly so that commuters from in and outside don’t face any problems. The DC wanted the concessionaire and BRTF to spell out their problems clearly so that administration and police can take action on any law and order problem and obstructions to construction agencies.

Yupia-  PM Modi Program Live Screened

Papum Pare District Administration on Wednesday organised the screening of live broadcast of Hon’ble Prime Minister Narendra Modi  address to the nation on “Swachh Shakti 2017” held at Mahatma Mandir Gandhinagar Gujarat on the occasion of International Women Day with rest of the country  here at DC’s conference hall today  in a befitting manner. Before beginning of the Prime Minister live speech Deputy Commissioner Tai Kaye congratulated the gatherings of women and girls students on the occasion of International Women’s Day and exhorted the womenfolk to be proactive and to become role model in the society. Arrangements for showing the live broadcast of the event “ Swachh Shakti 2017”was  done as per direction of Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, Govt of India coinciding with the celebration  of International Women’s day.