Arunachal- State News in Brief , 14th June 2017

ITANAGAR- Guv appeals, Donate Blood

Governor PB Acharya in his message on the occasion of World Blood Donor Day has appealed to every citizen of the State to come forward and donate blood. While stating that blood donation is the humane duty, the Governor said that it is one of the most significant contributions that a person can make towards society. Let’s take a moment to express our heartfelt gratitude to each and every blood donor. It is because of these heroes, that we believe life will be given a better chance. Thank You Dear Blood Donors, he stated.The Governor also called on the NGOs, Civil Organisation, Scout and Guides, Ex Servicemen and others to organize blood donation camps on different occasions.It is a healthy gesture. We must keep this aptitude up at any cost. Our blood banks are running short of required blood. By organizing such blood donation camps we may help them to enrich their capacity, he said.

TEZU- Mission Suraksha

Under the “Mission Suraksha” initiative of DC Danish Ashraf to revive health and educational infrastructure of Lohit district, CSR funds have been successfully tapped from different Public Sector Undertakings to provide better facilities and infrastructure at hospitals and schools. Under this initiative Oil & Natural Gas Corporation ltd has already provided many crucial surgical equipment worth rupees 17 lakh  for district hospital Tezu.ONGC on June 12 released ₹875,000/- to the district administration under CSR grants in connection with the pending bills of surgical equipments installed in the zonal general hospital and installation of the solar street lights at crucial establishments.Earlier PGCIL had also provided a digital x-ray worth rupees 14 lakh for district hospital Tezu.

KHONSA-  Coordination meeting of the Education dep

A District Level Coordination meeting of the Education department was held on 14th in connection with the results of CBSE, class X and XII. While welcoming the Principals and Headmasters, Pubi Lombi, DDSE highlighted the performance of education department in the recently held CBSE exams. Though the district overall pass percentage stands 4th in the state, there were few schools with below average percentage. Speaking on the occasion, Ravi Jha,  Dy. Commissioner emphatically insists on maintaining minimum 75 % attendance of students. He also invites the leadership quality to be developed among the Principals and Headmasters for good administration of the school. A zero tolerance on irregularity of teachers was expressed by the Dy. Commissioner, Tirap. The Deputy Commissioner also appreciated all the Principals and Headmasters for showing good results in comparison to the previous year. All the Principals and Headmasters assured the house to augment the pass percentage in the near future.

DAPORIJO- Baily Bridge restored

Responding to the call of Upper Subansiri Deputy Commissioner, A K Singh, a team of BRO experts from 77 RCC swung into action on June 11 and restored the 25-year-old multiple span Bailey Bridge over River Subansiri at Daporijo within two days. The bridge was extensively damaged due to the movement of heavily loaded vehicles carrying construction material belonging to private contractors, the BRO in a release said.This bridge is the only link to Upper Subansiri district from the neighbouring West Siang district.The bridge was handed over to the state PWD as part of the Trans-Arunachal Highway (TAH) by BRO in 2014. However, due to the delay in progress of TAH, this bridge has been in a state of neglect owing to no maintenance being carried out by PWD, the release said.

ZIRO-  Two arrested 

Bolen Kalita (45) and Horat (Sorat) Kalita (37) have been arrested on charges of murder of one Pei Takha (alias Sukro) by the Arunachal Pradesh Police, Yazali unit on June 11 last. According to reports, the semi decomposed body of Pei Takha was found in the jungle area of Pei Village under Yazali PS on June 7 last. During inquest, a prima facie murder case was established. Accordingly, the Yazali PS registered a case U/S 302 IPC and constituted a police team comprising of Inspector Pei Taga CI, SI AN Singh OC Yazali, ASI Licha Taj and party for investigation, under supervision of SP Mihin Gambo. On June 8, Bolen Kalita, who is also a friend of the deceased, was detained at the police station as a suspect. On interrogation, he indicated involvement of his younger brother Horat Kalita, who had already left the place for an unknown location to evade arrest. After three days of manhunt, the police team apprehended accused Horat Kalita by narrowing down his mobile location to Rangia in Assam. He was arrested at Rangia with the assistance of Assam Police on June 11.On interrogation, Horat Kalita confessed that he, along with his elder brother Bolen Kalita had murdered the deceased by strangulating him over a petty argument.With the arrest of the duo brothers, the police solved the murder case within four days, said an official communiqué.SP Mihin Gambo appreciated the police team for their prowess and active role in the instant case.

YINGKIONG- Safety and security of women

Yingkiong JMFC, Mary Kamsi advised adolescent girls and women to become aware of laws related to safety and security of women and children and seek instant help whenever any incident happens against them. She was addressing a day-long mobilization training programme on role and responsibilities of voluntary organization/ NGOs and service providers under the Domestic Violence Act, 2005 and sexual harassment at work place; POCSO Act, 2012 and Juvenile Justice Act, 2015 held in the DC office on Saturday last. Jointly organized by the District Legal Services Authority Yingkiong, Women Welfare Society Yingkiong and Women Welfare Society Jengging, the training programme was attended by over 60 women and 10 adolescent girls.

TAWANG- Awareness camp

The District Legal Services Authority of Tawang organised an awareness camp at Mahabodi Centre Tawang on Sunday. The participants were apprised of various legal provisions, namely the Legal Services Authorities Act and the services rendered by it, Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act; Arunachal Pradesh Victim Compensation Scheme, 2011; Old Age Pension and the Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act, 2007 and the maintenance under section 125 of the CrPC,1973. In all, 13 elderly inmates and 70 students of Mahabodi Centre participated in the event.

ITANAGAR- Health camp

Over 250 people benefitted from a three-day long health camp being jointly conducted by Itanagar Diocesan Empowerment Association (IDEA), District Vector-Borne Disease Control Society, Daporijo and Caritas India, which was held at Loke, Byaching and Eba villages under Siyum and Nacho blocks of Upper Subansiri district from June 7 to 9 last. During the camps, free medical checkups were conducted and free medicines were distributed to patients suffering from common illness, such as gastritis, allergies, skin infection, body and stomach ache, acidity, fever and cough etc. A team of doctors comprising of Dr Kamkar Riku from PHC, Siyum, Dr Riya SD from Divine Health Centre, Siyum and staff nurses attended to the patients during the cam

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