Arunachal- State News in Brief, 12th April 2017

Changlang- Pongtu Celebrated

Pongtu,the main agricultural festival of Tutsa community was celebrated with traditional gaiety and religious fervor at changlang on Tuesday. Addressing the festive revellers here at general ground Tamiyo Taga, Hon’ble Minister(Power,Industries,Textiles and Handicrafts)fondly remembered the contribution of late W. Pongte in bringing out the resolution to recognise the Tutsa tribe as one of the major tribe of the state. Highlighting the importance of tradition in modern age,he exhorted the youth of the district to be rooted to own culture and traditions while adapting to the modernisation. Tapir Gao,Hon’ble President, BJP state unit, wished  the Tutsa community  prosperity and harmony on the occasion of pongtu .He exhorted all Tutsa’s irrespective of different religious affiliation to observe the festival as it represent the culture and tradition of the community. concluding his speech he asked the local leaders of the district to carry on the good work of bringing peace and development in the district,

Itanagar- Workshop on Examination Stress 

Career Counselling Cell of Dera Natung Govt. College, Itanagar organised a workshop on ” How to Overcome Examination-Stress” on Tuesday. Dr M. Q. khan, the Co-coordinator of Career Counselling Cell, initiated the workshop with inviting questions on problem- areas from their courses of study and interacted on those topics in which students had problems and confusions. He discussed the right strategies for preparation to ensure stress free examination. He exhorted that for students/aspirants the only and right way to overcome examination – stress is that they must study complete syllabus and prepare for the examination in a planned and systematic way right from the beginning of the session. It is almost impossible to dream of stress free examination or of tasting the sweet of success without hard work and full proof preparation, which are the only remedy to overcome examination- stress. The better you prepare the more stress free you will be, he emphasized.

Arunachal- State News in Brief, 12th April 2017Itanagar- Protest Rally by Galo Community 

The members of the Galo community took out a procession with Black flag in Itanagar on Tuesday  in protest against the government’s delay in posting of Deputy Commissioner and Superintendent of Police at Likabali to formalise the functioning of Lower Siang district.  The procession in capital complex coincided with the second phase of 36 hours bandh in all the Galo inhabited areas starting Monday morning, was orchestrated by Galo People’s Front (GPF) and Galo Student’s Union (GSU) with strong endorsement from its parent body- Galo Welfare Society (GWS). the GPF has threatened that if Govt will not fulfil their demands within a week, then the a strong movement would be launched against the Govt as well as Galo legislatures

Arunachal- State News in Brief, 12th April 2017 Pasighat- NCC Training 

Kendriya Vidyalaya, Pasighat introduced National Cadet Corps (NCC) training as a part of mainstream education curriculum. A NCC wing was inaugurated by East Siang Deputy Commissioner Tamiyo Tatak on Monday, April-10 last in a colorful function in the school campus. In his inaugural speech, the DC while congratulating the school fraternity was nostalgic about his own NCC days as a senior cadet. Most of us have crossed this during our school days and we know that it always attract students. It is considered to be very refreshing and extra-curricular activities in student life and keeping in view various trainings are organized for character building those teach discipline and leadership qualities, he added. NCC is the best platform that teaches unity, discipline, leadership, spirit of adventure and the ideals of selfless service among the youth of the Nation, Tatak told to the august gathering.

Namsai- Protest in Chongkham 

The residents in several areas of Chongkham has strongly voiced against the raising of the heights of road in Chongkham-Tezu road constructed by Navayuga Engineering Company Limited (NECL) and has urged to re-laid the road in the interest of the local people. The area is prone to flood and residents of area are worst sufferer as annually during the rainy season their areas get flooded. “Due to unnecessary increase in the height of Alubari road the situation will get worse as it would lead to spill-over of rainwater to adjacent low-lying areas. The increase in the height of Alubari road will only make the surrounding areas more prone to water logging and flooding in the event of heavy rain. It is pertinent to mention that during the year 2004 the Chongkham area was the worst affected by the flood water in the entire Namsai district,” said a local resident.

Changlang- AADHAAR Crad StatusRoing- Illegal Aadhar operation busted 

 The District Administration busted illegal Aadhar operation at Roing upper market area. The raid was carried out by executive magistrate and his team at J.K enterprises, one computer shop after receiving inputs that Aadhar cards are being made illegally by charging exorbitant rates per resident. During the inspection it was learnt that the operator namely jay kishor gupta possessed certificate bearing no NS217705 and Registration No. UID 587109 of District Motihari (Bihar). All the documents were seized and Shop was sealed by the inspecting team. Later, the accused was arrested and FIR was lodged against the defaulter.

Tezu- Domestic Violence Act 2005

The two days mobilization training camp on roles and responsibilities of voluntary organizations, NGOs and service providers under Domestic Violence Act 2005 and Sexual Harassment at work was inaugurated here on Tuesday at BRC Hall. Elucidating on the aims and objectives of the camp, CDPO Tezu Sujan Krisikro said that knowledge about these acts was a must to ensure safety  and welfare of women. Advocate Sasamlu Minin spoke on Right to Free Legal Services and procedures to avail Protection of Women from Domestic Violence under the same act. Later, the police department gave an in-depth session on various FIRs under IPC which were relevant to victims of domestic violence for their protection.

Arunachal- State News in Brief, 12th April 2017Bomdila-  Training on  Blueberry Cultivation

A training programme on Introductory Cultivation of Blueberry was held the day before at Bomdila under Border Area Development Programme (BADP) by the Horticulturist, State Horticulture Farm Shergaon-Bomdila in collaboration with the District Administration. Three beneficiaries from each border area blocks of Dirang, Kalaktang and Nafra were selected to attend the training on cultivation of the blueberry fruit. The plants were imported all the way from Michigan, USA through the plant importer Abonna fruits and Plants Company Pvt. Ltd, Siliguri. Each beneficiary was given hundred plants consisting of four cultivars viz Bluecrop, Legacy, Blueray and Bluejay. This was done to facilitate cross-pollination for better fruit production. Different cultivars are available to suite different climatic conditions from warm to extreme cold.