Arunachal- State News in Brief, 10th June 2017

JAIRAMPUR- RKMMS organised Financial Literacy Week

An awareness progrmme on Financial Literacy was organised by R.K. Mossang Memorial Society in collaboration with State Bank of India, at Jairampur and Nampong as a part Financial Literacy week w.e.f. 05.06.2017 to 09.06.2017. Miss Komoli Mosang, Chaiperson, R.K. Mossang Memorial Society welcome all the Resource Persons and all the participants. 36 nos. of participants attended in Jairampur and 25 nos. at Nampong.  Subash Dhar, Chief Manager (Lead Bank Office, SBI Dibrugarh) had briefly explained about KYC ( Know Your Customer) and simple procedures to open SB account with minimum  required documents i.e. (Aadhar Card only). He had also focused on importance of credit discipline & Grievance Redressal. Biswajit Handique (LBO-SBI Dibrugarh) had explained about digital payment system though (UPI & *99#) and how to use this app to use banking transactions in our day to day life.

YUPIA- Disaster Management

District Executive Committee meeting of Disaster Management Papum Pare District conducted at DC conference hall Yupia today under the chairmanship of Deputy Commissioner Tai Kaye along with approved board members on 9/6/17 in connection with finalization of relief assistance. Outlining the importance of the meeting DC called upon the members to properly examine the cases put forward for consideration so that relief assistance can be distributed in judicious manner.  The important points discussed were pertaining to disposal of FDR cases received or returned back from Disaster Management, Itanagar. It was decided in the meeting that all FDR cases belonged to different sub-divisions will be returned back to concern ADCs immediately. Further, the house also disposed of the relief cases related to crop damages and fire accidents. Among others present were SP Papum Pare Tumme Amo, T.Babu, PD DRDA, DMO Dr (Mrs) Tasso Kampu, Smti Tesi Yami, DHO, ADO Nabam Katung, DDMO Y.Jerang and staffs of Disaster management.

⁠⁠⁠⁠AALO- CMITP Scheme

The Chief Minister Flagship Programme of Indigenous Textile Promotion (CMITP) scheme for the session 2016-17 was organized at the Conference Hall of Craft Center, Aalo was formally inaugurated by Smti Yaman Bagra, Zilla Chairperson as the Chief Guest on Friday. The. Smti Yaman Bagra spoke in length on the importance of such flagship programme organized specially for womenfolk and highlighted many new and existing schemes launched by both the State and Central Govt in the country. She appealed all the women to take maximum advantages and benefits from such schemes and exhorted every weaver to utilize the yarns distributed to them free of cost to make maximum profit. She emphasised on the quality production of handloom and handicrafts by the weavers and the artisans. The cotton yarn products are demanded everywhere and it is the responsibility of the weavers to fulfil the demands and make profit and become self employed and self dependant. She appreciated the weavers of the last session who exhibited their production out of the yarn issued by the ADTH,

⁠⁠⁠⁠YUPIA-  MT Field Visits

A monitoring team comprising OSD to Minister of Agriculture  Charu Tapio, Joint Director Agriculture Anong Lego, Assistant Director Agriculture Tare Kahi, ADOs Shri Dolang Akum and Nabam Katung made field visits to various circles of Papum Pare District and had interaction with beneficiaries of various centrally sponsored schemes (CSS) and state sponsored schemes like RKVY,NFSM,NMSA and AEGP, CM Farm Mechanization Schemes etc implemented by Deputy Director of Agriculture Papum Pare district. The Monitoring team expressed satisfaction with progress and achievement of various Agriculture schemes being implemented in the district.⁠⁠⁠⁠

ZIRO- 28th Hong Dree football tournament

The 28th Hong Dree football tournament was kicked off by Dani Salu, Secretary, Sports & Youth Affairs, Panchayati Raj, Research etc. Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh at Hanoko, Hong Village, Ziro on 7th last.  In his inaugural address, he urged all participants to maintain sportsmanship spirit throughout the tournament and display their skills to rise from Hong village level players to District , state ,National and then International Levels.  He also informed about the Government Policy of job reservation in all the departments against sports quota and advised to excel in the sports to avail job reservations.  Smt. Tapi Yassing, Women Wing Sport Secretary and Er Hibu Ama, Asstt Secretary (admin.) HDFC also spoke on the occasion.  The inaugural match was played between Hennayo Club vs BMTT club. BMTT Club defeated Hennayo Club by 3 – 1.

⁠⁠⁠⁠ZIRO- Electors Enrolment 

A meeting of EROs, AEROs and political party representatives was convened in the office chamber of the District Election Officer  Kemo Lollen today, in connection with the special drive by Election Commissioner of India to enrolment  of left out electors giving special focus on first time electors. DEO Kemo Lollen insisted on immediate appointment of BLAs by political parties to avoid last minute hassles. These exercises are routinely carried out to ensure error and hassle free elections and needs active participation from all stakeholders, he added.  ERO, HQ, EAC Lod Taker informed that this special drive is an exercise to enroll left out voters in the age group of 18 to 21 years with 1st January, 2017 as the qualifying date. People born on or before 1st January 1998 can enroll during this special drive from 1st July to 31st July. Special campaigns will also be held on 8th July and 22nd July,2017 at each polling station.  He further informed that Annexure-4 dully attested by the Head of Education institutions can be submitted to the election office for the students studying outside the state who cannot turn up for hearing.  He also appealed to the BLOs and BLAs to stress on submission of form-7, which relates to the removal of dead voters to avoid bogus voters in future.

⁠⁠⁠⁠BOMDILA- Bird and Bio-diversity

A workshop and consultation on building Network for Bird and Bio-diversity conservation in Arunachal Pradesh was held the day before at Bomdila. Deputy Commissioner Sonal Swaroop highlighting the importance of Bio-diversity appreciated the endeavors made by the BNHS-IBCN-RSPB and Bird Life societies in conserving the Bio-diversities in the country and around the world. ‘There should be an urgency and total commitment in addressing the issues of Bio-diversity conservation and taking pre-emptive measures’ she said. The DC further opined that, the case studies worked upon by the various organizations as elaborated upon, is an example of how each one of us can contribute and keep nature alive. She assured all possible help from the district administration in taking the mission further. Earlier, Sr. Scientist Dr. Girish Jathar highlighting the background of Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS), made an elaborate presentation on Climate change in Arunachal Pradesh while highly commended tour operator Peter Lobo dealt on Birds and Eco-tourism potentials of the state. A special footage on Mishmi Hills was shown by Monsoon Jyoti Gogoi and on Conserved Community Area (CCA) WWF, was made by Pema Wange Bapu.

⁠⁠⁠⁠YINKIONG- Sumsing, the first  IHHL village of Arunachal 

Sumsing village, the first ever village in Upper Siang District that successfully completed 77 nos. of Individual House Hold Latrine (IHHL) under Swaatch Bharat Mission-Gramin executed by PHED department. Meanwhile, an awareness programme was organized attended by PRI members, GBs & Public at Community Hall, Sumsing yesterday. Er. Gebook Burang, AE (PHED) appealed the people to maintain to use it properly. He appreciated the beneficiaries for their support & Co-operation & help hoped for similar Co-operation in the future too. ASM Orik Paron landed the PHED team of officers led by Er. Gebook Burang, AE for their hard work for successful completion of 77 nos. of IHHL. Er. Oni Ejing, AE (Hydro-power) Er. Pisa Babum, JE (PHED) and Er. Paniye Tuki, JE (PHED) was the resource person.

PASIGHAT- Protest rally against IMFL factory 

Thousand of men and women led by Women Against Social Evils (WASE) carried out a rally in protest against the setting up of an IMFL distillation plant (factory) at Industrial Growth Centre, Niglok, under Ruksin Sub-Division here in East Siang District. The WASE members and their supporters from several villages took part in the rally to press their demand to scrap the proposed IMFL distillation unit at Niglok. While shouting slogans like ‘our enemy alcohol factory’, ‘say no to IMFL factory’, ‘IMFL factory will not employ but will kill’, ‘we don’t need alcohol factory in our state’, ‘no IMFL distillery unit at Niglok/our area’ and ‘daru factory bandh karo, bandh karo’ the rally culminated at Gandhi Chowk, main market where a formal public speech programme was held. The WASE strongly pleaded and reminded the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ideology and commitment to fight for a “Nasha Mukht Bharat” as BJP is against drug abuse and alcoholism and now Arunachal being under BJP government also need to abide with the party ideology.

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