Arunachal- State News in Brief, 19th May 2017

Arunachal- State News in Brief, 19th May 2017DIRANG- Phurpa Tshering, the man or Messiah  

“I have been witnessing how great Awo Phurpa is! We all know a brutal flood destroyed every single thing that comes in it’s way and it has ruins many House’s in Nadipar(Dirang). Around 150 families has to suffer because of this disaster. But today Awo Phurpa gave them relief by helping them with some money”  expressed  by Sujit kar, a resident of Dirang  on  his facebook wall.  Further Sujit wrote that ” Awo Phurpa(man with the golden heart) distributed more then 50 lakhs rupees from his own savings among 150 families who were victimised during the flood. Own behalf of all of them our heartfelt appreciation goes out to you Awo Phurpa, Thank you for your noble work. May God bless you forever”. It must be mentioned here that in the recent flash flood the property of Phurpa Shering also got damage, but he forget his own problems and comes forward to help people.

ITANAGAR- Review meeting of  Directorate of Higher & Technical Education

The Review-cum-interactive meeting of the Directorate of Higher & Technical Education, Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh was held on Thursday which was chaired by Dr. Tayek Talom, Director of Higher & Technical Education. The meeting was attended by all officers and staff of the department.  All staff putup their grievances to the director and he assured to solve it within a short period for streamlining and providing reinforcements as and when required for the smooth functioning of the directorate.Director has been informed regarding the challenges ahead like the shifting of various Govt. Colleges to their permanent sites within a short span of time. He was also informed that new Govt. Polytechnics are to be started from either ensuing or forthcoming academic sessions. Director, H&TE called upon all the staff to be punctual, sincere, disciplined and self contained for credibility and further welfare of the department as a whole. He also called upon all the Officers and officials to extend full and dedicated cooperation for the upliftment of the Directorate.

 Arunachal- State News in Brief, 19th May 2017ITANAGAR- Six Vending Zone identified 

Ever since the notification of the formation of Town Vending Committee, the District Administration and the IMC officials have been working in collaboration with the representatives of the vendors association to implement the guidelines of the Street Vending Act. A balance has to be struck between the needs of the city and its beautification and unobstructed movement of citizens and the right of the street vendors to earn their livelihood. Keeping this in mind, the DC, ICC has constituted 2 sub committees under chairmanship of EACs concerned to identify vending zones in the capital. In the last TVC meeting held on 15/5/17 elaborate and threadbare discussions were held on this issue. Consequently today taking a historic step for the city, the DC, ICC has notified vending zones for the Itanagar Capital Complex. With this notification the Capital city becomes the first city in the Arunachal Pradesh and perhaps also the first in the North East to formally notify vending zones. In order to regularize the street vendors/hawkers as per the Arunachal Pradesh street vendor) Act .2011, the District Administration, Itanagar Capital Complex had carried out verification of the proposed areas submitted by the sub-committees. In total 6 locations, four locations in Naharlagun which are and two location in Itanagar has been notified as vending zone.

YUPIA- Warning Signboard at drown prone area

In view of frequent drowning cases in Pare river stretch at Midpu District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) Papum Pare on Thursday put up a warning signboard at drown prone area of the river to warn the people especially youths on taking bath or swimming in the river. Doimukh Zila Parishad Member Tana Yayo who was present on the spot expressed her gratitude to the Deputy Commissioner, Papum Pare for accomplishing her plea for putting up a warning signboard at drown prone area of Pare river and appealed the youths to refrain from taking bath or swimming at stretch of Pare River especially at famous picnic spot, Midpu. As per Smti Yayo till date more than 15 drowning cases in Pare River have been reported and many went unreported and she asserted that district administration needs to do more such measures to sensitization people and to save the young life from peril of the river by installing such warning signboard across vulnerable points of the river. DDMO and staffs of Disaster Management were present.

Arunachal- State News in Brief, 19th May 2017PANGIN- SDSU distributes relief materials 

Siang District despite being students, the Siang District Students’ Union (SDSU) led by President, Tagu Mibang, Gen. Secy. Anil Tatin and AGS (Pro) Tanung Darang on Thursday distributed relief materials like blanket, utensils, mosquito nets to all the  fire incident victim families of Kerang village. Informing about the relief distribution, General Secretary, Anil Tatin said that, the Siang District Students’ Union are also socked over the fire accident and they are sharing the grief of victims by contributing basic required items with them. Meanwhile, the SDSU has also appealed the concern district administration to initiate a magisterial inquiry into the daylight fire accidents which is a great concern for all. It must be mentioned here that the  28 houses were gutted in the unfortunate fire  broke out in Kerang village on 11th may last.

TEZU- DC’s  surprise Visits to PHCs 

In a bid to take an accurate picture of the functioning of various health centres in the district, DC Danish Ashraf along with CO (Dev) Une Pertin today made numbers of surprise visits to Primary Health Centres (PHC), Community Health Centres (CHC) and Sub Centres of Tezu and Wakro Circle. During these inspections, Ashraf checked the attendance of all the staff members and took serious exception to any unauthorised absences. Many staffs were found absent from their place of duty without proper leave application. Most of the health centres were also found running without adequate staff. Moreover, more than half of these health centres were found closed before their official timing. Taking serious notice of these discrepancies, Ashraf announced that the district administration will soon develop a mobile app to tackle the menace of unauthorised absences. He said that laxity in maintaining attendance is a serious dereliction of one’s duty and will be dealt with strictly. The proposed app will also track the attendance of teachers and other staffs in schools.

WEST SIANG- Villagers demands Rural link road

The people of Jime village have appealed to the Chief Minister to sanction fund for construction of rural link road to Jime from Zirdo village immediately. In a representation to the Chief Minister, villagers, also demanded appropriate action against those who were involved in alleged misappropriation of sanctioned fund without carrying out any works on the same road earlier. In a meeting the villagers passed a  resolutions to boycott the forthcoming Panchayat election in 2018 and the General and Assembly elections in 2019 if the demands are not addressed within 10 months. Jime Village is situated in the eastern most part of Dari circle in West Siang district. The total length of the Zirdo-Jime road is six km approximately. Jungle clearance and formation cutting of four-km road stretch of Zirdo-Jime road was completed from Jime village end point and start point of Zirdo village. However, two-km of the road stretch remains untouched since 2012-13 and the fund for this rural link road sanctioned earlier was misappropriated.

SEPPA- Stop Illegal Construction , AEKDSU 

The All East Kameng District Students Union (AEKDSU) has appealed to the Deputy Commissioner to stop illegal construction of buildings in Seppa  at the earliest till prior permission is obtained from concerned authorities. In a memorandum to the DC, the student union alleged construction of RCC building each at Bazaar Line Seppa near Seppa Lamp Cooperative and at Type-I Colony without prior permission from competent authority. It further alleged that four RCC buildings are being constructed at Type-III Colony, Seppa without prior permission from the concerned authority. It threatened to launch democratic movement if its demand is not fulfilled at the earliest.