Arunachal- State News in Brief, 16th April 2017

Tawang-  Meeting on GST preparedness

In a review meeting  held on Saturday at DC’s Conference Hall  to take stock of the GST preparedness in Arunachal Pradesh, Hasmukh Adhia, Secretary (Revenue), Govt. Of India enquired about the total nos of registered dealers, VAT and Excise revenue collection report, dealers already migrated to GST, impending cases and reasons thereof. He also took note of the trainings imparted to the officers at various levels and stressed  on making the offices at districts well equipped with computers and internet facility for proper implementation of the Act. He advised that firms with high turnover should be migrated to GST at the earliest and  with respect to  cases  of pending submission of PAN card,  directed the concerned officers for ensuring submission of the same for generation of Provisional ID and Access Token. On being apprised about the low net literacy amongst the dealers as one of the major impediments, he opined that an entrpreneur  or a trained person may be engaged for assisting those with less know how of computer knowledge. Further, he reviewed the status of the network service providers and took stock of the hindrances/reasons leading to poor net connectivity. The meeting also saw the Secretary explaining about various provisions under the Act .

Itanagar- Meeting with the affected building owners due to 4-Laning of NH415

Under the initiative of Prince Dhawan, IAS Deputy Commissioner, Itanagar Capital Complex, Ward Level meeting was held in Ward No.03 and Ward No.11 separately with the affected building owners due to 4-Laning of NH415 from Chandranagar to Banderdewa. The Deputy Commissioner requested the affected building owners to cooperate and demolish or give up the possession of their structures within RoW of the existing NH415 for 4-Laning from Chandranagar to Banderdewa. Many affected building owners spoke on the occasion and placed their grievances before the Deputy Commissioner. Some of the affected building owners expressed their willingness to demolish their structures and shift their structures from the RoW of NH415.

Pasighat- Hangpan Dada Memorial Trophy

Hangpan Dada Memorial Trophy (HDMT), constituency level football and volleyball competition (men and women) inaugurated on Saturday  for the East Siang District by the Vice Chairman, Sports Authority of Arunachal Pradesh  Gechi Doke here at Daying Ering Stadium. While congratulating the organizers, Doke highlighted the importance of sports activities in present days. For over all development, youths should actively take part in sports  activities besides education to strengthen unity and personality development. They should avail all the provisions like sports quota, incentives etc being provided by the government, advised Doke. DSports Officer Nada Apa who is also Organizing Secretary of HDMT appealed the  youths to maintain sportsman spirit. They should exhibit their best talents not just for winning but for a fair and healthy competition.

Roing- Drinking Water Problem 

For residents of Roing town, water crisis is becoming an never ending problem. From the last three  months, supply of muddy water sourced from River Eze irked the local residents. A mass rally was held recently to protest over supply of murky water. Following the public protest, the Roing PHED department had set June 13 as deadline promising to supply treated water, thereafter. The deadline expires, and citizens as promised are supplied treated water; but on timely basis. The water is supplied under the new time table with time slot of 1 hour every morning and evening.

Pasighat- DEE Inspects Sainik School

To take stock of readiness and completion of temporary infrastructures for functioning of Sainik School from next academic session at Industrial Growth Centre, the Director Elementary Education Officer Tapi Gao inspected the sites today. Gao, being accompanied by engineer of PWD which is executing the renovation and repairing work of the readily available infrastructures of IGC, Niglok inspected the infrastructures so that, the much revered Sainik School, a lone school for the state could be started early. According to Gao, school and hostel buildings has already got ready, but officers mess, two staff quarters are likely to be completed within three months. A 40 seater bus and a Bolero are also ready for the school which can be started soon after a MoU with the Defence Ministry, Govt. of India, added Gao who is ensuring for early functioning of the school so that students from this region and the state could get the chance to study in a Sainik school soon.