Arunachal- State News in Brief, 16th May 2017

ITANAGAR- UMMANG festival 2017 begins 

The 7 day UMMANG festival 2017 organised by the Arunachal Pradesh Paralympic Association (APPA) at the Nikum Niya Ground Nirjuli was formally declared open today by ,  Prince Dhawan, Deputy Commissioner, Itanagar Capital Complex along with Tarh Naching, Dy. Chief Councillor, IMC as Chief Guest and Guest of Honour respectively.  Prince Dhawan, spoke that it is an occasion of celebration of Para Olympic Association and he said that they are not differently able but super able as despite facing day to day challenges, they are still doing productive work as per the other normal people. He also praises the exemplary singing performance and quoted it as example of super ability. Quoting the example of Olympic 2016 where India won 2 Gold medals but whereas 4 Gold medals were brought by the Para Olympian and made the country proud.

ITANAGAR- Town Vending Committee

In order to discuss and review the implementation of Town Vending Committee a meeting was convened in the Conference Hall of Deputy Commissioner, Itanagar Capital Complex. At the very outset, Prince Dhawan, IAS, Deputy Commissioner welcomed all the officers and member of TVC and sought progress on the identification of vending zone at Itanagar and Naharlagun from the concerned extra Assistant Commissioner as per resolution of 2nd TVC Meeting. Habung Lampung Chairman TVC also CMEO, IMC gave Power Point Presentation on modalities of Vendor License detailing the guidelines/process process of obtaining Vendor License. Once proper vending zones are identified and notified vendor shall apply for license before TVC and to be recommended by EAC/CO concerned & ward councillor and the report of TVC shall be submitted to DC Office.  The vendor/hawker license shall then be issued by Chairman Town Vending Committee for period of one year. However, proper survey of the vendors by name has to be carried out by TVC before issue of vending license.TVC also resolved for finalization of list of vendors, (by name & zone).

ITANAGAR- Short-term film and Television Institute

Arunachal Pradesh added yet another feather in its cap and created a history of sort on 15th May 2017 with the commencement of classes for the first batch of the short-term film and Television Institute at its temporary campus, Itanagar which is an extended campus of the Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute, Kolkata under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, GoI. The permanent campus will come up at Jote in Papum Pare district in due course. While addressing the first batch of students, faculty members, and officers from the department of IPR at a small function before the start of the classes at Hotel SC Continental, Itanagar Dr. Debamitra Mitra, Director, SRFTI, told the students that they would be remembered by the posterity as the pioneers in the fields of Film and Television and urged them to take the classes seriously adding that from amongst them would become the most sought-after Directors in the future. While throwing light on the objectives of opening the institute, Mitra said that films and Televisions offered ample opportunities and scopes for the aspiring film and television makers saying that the basic nuances and intricacies of film and Television making would be taught by the professionally trained Teachers.

AALO- Ex-serviceman rally

Aalo Garrison, under the aegis of 56 Infantry Division organised an ex-serviceman rally on 14 May at Amarveer Tape Yajo Auditorium in Along Military Station which was attended by the ex-serviceman from Along and nearby villages. The rally was addressed by Brig JS Budhwar, Commander of Along Garrison. In his address, he expressed his gratitude to ex-serviceman for their services to the nation and encouraged them to continue their contribution in national building by being the ideal citizens and role models for the society from all good leadership qualities that they have imbibed during their tenure in Defence Forces. He also requested the ESMs to guide the young generation in joining Defence and Para Military Forces, which not only provide excellent opportunities for growth but also give a chance for selfless service of the motherland.

Arunachal- State News in Brief, 16th May 2017AALO- Helping hand to Fire Victims 

The Indian Army of 1- Bihar,  Bogdo Battalion rushed to Kerang village and distributed food items, essential commodities and first Aids to 29 families of fire victims at Kerang village. This battalion has rich legacy of coming up for the cause of fire victims and natural calamities in the district. The people of the said village are reeling under acute pain and agonies for the successive years as second fire tragedy befall on them this time around before they could fully rehabilitate and come out of the grief from the more devastating fire accident in the previous year. Many clan base organisations, Public Leaders and NGOs are coming forward to help the fire victims in the form of cash and kind. The victims who are sheltered in temporary sheds are facing untold miseries.

LONGDING- Farmer gets Power tiller

Members of the Zedua Farmers Group, Longding were provided with 10 rotary tillers under the Chief Minister’s Agriculture Farm Mechanisation Program with financial assistance from the Longding Deputy Commissioner’s untied fund. The individual unit of rotary tillers were procured at a price of Rs 1,20,000, out of which, the Department of Agriculture provided Rs 50,000 per unit cost under the Chief Minister’s Agriculture Farm Mechanisation Program. The remaining Rs 70,000 was funded by the Deputy Commissioner through his untied fund. The total cost of 10 such units amounted to Rs 12,000,00. As the majority of the farmers of the SHG did not possess Land Possession Certificate (LPC) and Scheduled Tribe (ST) certificate, the Deputy Commissioner ensured that the relevant documents required to avail the benefit under the programme were made available to the farmers in due time.

Arunachal- State News in Brief, 16th May 2017KOHONSA – Chasa Youth Day Celebrated

The 27th Chasa Youth Day was amidst huge gatherings from all walks of life at Chasa Village. Chasa Youth Flag hosted on the occasion.  While addressing the gatherings,  Chief Guest Smti Chasuam Wangchadong  urged the youths to give up the idea of early marriage and to stay away from anti- social activities like drugs and Opium addiction. Further suggested to give attention towards education, sports activities ,singing, dancing and Channelized their youthful times in maintaining physical fitness and to organise Awareness Campaign against Drugs and Opium addiction. She also assured to sponsored any talented youths in singing and dancing as She has already supported earlier. She also contributed Generator, Sofa Sets, Chairs for the Youths as an encouragement steps and to bring the youths into the mainstream.  She also strongly appealed the Youths of Chasa to maintain discipline and to have a dream as they are the future leaders of the village. Their role in the society will decide what types of society they want to build.

NAHARLAGUN- Training Programme on GST

 A training programme on Front Office modules of GST portal for the officers of the Tax & Excise Department began on Monday at NIELIT, Naharlagun and would continue till May 18 next. Tax & Excise Commissioner Marnya Ete urged all the officers to take full advantage of the training and learn the workflow of the system as IT is the backbone of the GST system, and they would have to impart training to all the dealers of their jurisdiction on their return and submit action taken report. In the inaugural session, State Training Coordinator Kingman Komut highlighted the purpose of the training, followed by a power point presentation on GST by Assistant Commissioner Tapas Dutta. Gordon K Nongkynrih, Scientist- C, Deputy Director of NIELIT also spoke on the occasion and informed that the institute may be signing some agreement with GSTN in the near future to impart hands-on training to all the stakeholders. The technical session started with registration module and hands-on training was given. In addition, special emphasis will be given on returns and payment modules also in the next few days of training.