Arunachal- State News in Brief, 17th May 2017

ITANAGAR- Guv, CM mourn former MLA’s death

The Governor of Arunachal Pradesh,  P.B. Acharya condoled the demise of Shri Julley Siji, the former member of State Legislative Assembly and also one of the senior leaders of the Puroik Community. The Governor said that in the passing way of Late Siji, the State has lost a social worker, who was the first generation leaders of Puroik community. Late Siji’s sudden demise has caused a great vacuum and irreparable loss not only to his family members but also to the whole State in general and to the Puroik Community in particular.

Chief Minister Pema Khandu in his condolence letter wrote “with a heavy heart I write to share the grief of losing Late Shri Julley Siji, a dedicated leader and a former member of Arunachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly from Puroik Community. I know this would be the most trying times for you, your family members and the Puroik community. In this moment of grief, me, my family, colleagues in the Government and people of Arunachal Pradesh extend our solidarity with you and share the pain inflicted on you by one of the greatest truths of life.

YUPIA- Rebia surprise visit to the Research and Design centre

Nabam Rebia ,  Minister UD, Housing, Town Planning, Law and justice, Land Management etc Cum local MLA paid a surprise visit to the Research and Design centre Doimukh on 16th May 2017 which is one of the oldest Industrial centre in the state. He expressed concern over the dilapidated condition of buildings and assured to upgrade the Research and Design Centre with modern technologies to make the centre more economically viable to the people. He gave assurance to establish an incubation Centre at Doimukh and assured for early installation of Power Loom for training of unemployed youths and departmental training Centre for training of skilled Crafts man. While interacting the staff, he advised the staff to be punctual in their duties and to keep the campus neat and clean. He instructed the local administration to deal strictly against the land encroachment and impose penalty to the people involved in damaging of public properties. He insisted on protecting Government land from further encroachment thereby directing Executive Engineer WRD Yupia to prepare an estimate for construction of Cement Concrete compound Wall to protect the land from encroachment.

NAMSAI- Cyclonic storm hit Namsai district 

Cyclonic storm with heavy rain that occurred on Monday evening lashed the normal life of Namsai district which lasted for around  90 minutes causing several damages.  As per Report, 180 residential houses has been damaged completely and numerous  houses   partially damaged besides damages of cattle shed and  granaries.  Khonil Gogoi  of New Mohong area in Lekang Circle died  due to sudden collapse of his building . Chowna Mein, Deputy Chief Minister who is also the local MLA expressed shock and grief over the loss of life  of late Gogoi . He further requested to the district administration to provide immediate necessary assistance to all the victim families.  Bijoy Talukdar, ADC, J.Pertin, EAC, H.N. Dubey, OSD, Jogesh Taye, ZPM 2-Upper Lekang, Nirmola Sonowal, ZPM 1-Lekang , P.Neog, Ex-ZPM, Govt. officials and  ASMs of Lekang Circle visited the affected villages to assess the situation. Team also visited the house of late Khonil  Gogoi and assured to extend all necessary help as per norms. District Administration has deputed a team of officials to visit the affected villages to assess actual loss and damages occurred due to storm.   The yesterday cyclone also snapped power supply lines. Several inter village roads in Lekang Circle have been blocked by the uprooted trees and the local administration and police have swung into action to clear the roads.

YUPIA- CM flagship programme

Deputy Commissioner Papum Pare District  Tai Kaye conducted meeting  to discuss the follow up action on all CM flagship programme being implemented in the district today at DC’s conference hall, Yupia. Addressing the officers DC briefed the  officers about objective of the meeting and informed that His Excellency Governor of  Arunachal Pradesh and honourable Chief Minister emphasising that all the govt flagship  programmes are implemented in full swing in the district. He urged upon all the  officers to ensure that all projects are implemented in letter and spirit and benefits are reaching to the targeted people in the society. Further, while enquiring upon the welfare schemes for upliftment of Puroiks community in the district  Kaye asked the officers to approach the Puroiks with human touch and to give top priorities to the Puroiks community in all welfare programmes of govt in the district. He also asked DMO Dr. Kampu to conduct community awareness programme on all important flagship schemes implemented under health department as many people are ignorant about many welfare schemes running in the health department.

ITANAGAR- AAPSU threaten for movement 

The All Arunachal Pradesh Students’ Union (AAPSU) has reiterated its 17-point charter of demands which was sent to the state government. The Union threatened  to launch an indefinite democratic movement against the state government if the response is not given on the issues. The demands include regular calendar for recruitment process conducted by the Arunachal Public Service Commission; rationalisation of teacher-student ratio; uniformity and reduction of BEd existing fee structure in colleges; introduction of government BEd college; implementation of sanctioned subjects in government colleges; implementation of the Rashtriya Uchchattar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA); establishment of sub-regional CBSE centre, and improvement of the health sector. The Union has also sought the status quo of engineering wings of Education, Tourism and Sports & Youth affairs departments, while adding that the state government should create more manpower in the departments to solve the constraints.

 ITANAGAR-  Bhagat Favours integrated farming

Underscoring the importance of animal husbandry, Union Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Sudarshan Bhagat has said that animal husbandry is a blank cheque, which farmers can encash as per their need. Paying his maiden visit to ICAR- National Research Centre on Yak at Dirang in West Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh yesterday, the Union Minister was interacting with the scientists and staff of ICAR-NRC on Yak, state government officials, public leaders and farmers of the district. Elaborating on different agricultural schemes and projects available for the farmers in the tribal region, he informed that the Indian Government was working hard to achieve the Prime Minister’s call of doubling farmers’ income and emphasised that this could be achieved through integrated farming system, where agriculture is integrated with dairy, fisheries, poultry and others.

Arunachal- State News in Brief, 17th May 2017ZIRO- Dree Veteran Football Tournament 

Bumer Kids School Veteran Football Club (BKSVFC) came from behind to hold the Senior Football Club Itanagar (SFCI) to a 3-3 draw and to enter the final of the Dree Veteran Football Championship on better goal difference on Tuesday. Team BKSVFC needed only a draw to enter into the final, while a win could have propelled SFCI into the final. In an evenly poised match, Kago Doku put SFCI ahead by scoring in the 3rd minute, before Tanyang Tada doubled it by the 5th minute. Stung by the early two goals, BKSVFC put their full effort to find the equalizer and their effort paid off when Koj Tatung scored two goals in the 9th and 15th minutes (2-2). Koj Chatung gave BKSVFC the lead by scoring in the 30th minute. BKSVFC was leading SFCI 3-2 at halftime. A penalty kick was awarded in favour of SFCI in the 79th minute after a player of the opponent team handled the ball within prohibited area. Koj Nyipa did not miss the spot kick to finally make it 3-3. Bumer Kids School Veteran Football Club will play against Hari Sports Club Veteran in the final on Wednesday.

ITANAGAR-State Tourism team will visit Bangkok

 A 21-member team from Arunachal Pradesh will visit Bangkok as part of Arunachal Tourism Road Show-2017, being organized by the Department of Tourism, Government of Arunachal Pradesh. The event will be held in Bangkok from May 25 to 27 to promote tourism potential of the state. The team consists of five delegates from Arunachal Pradesh Tour Operator Association and a five-member cultural troupe. What is surprising is that the officials outnumber the cultural troupe and tour operator association put together. The government officials include Chief Secretary Shakuntala Gamlin, Principal Secretary Satya Gopal and Additional PCCF Ravindra Kumar.