Arunachal- State News in Brief, 20th Aprl 2017

⁠⁠⁠⁠Yingkiong- Prevention of use of Automatic Hand Sawing Machine

The first meeting of District Review Committee on Prevention of use of Foreign Made Automatic Hand Sawing Machine in Upper Siang District held in DC’s Chamber, Yingkiong on Thursday. The DC Remo Kamki had an elaborated discussions and made on strategic action plan to prevent use of Automatic Hand Sawing Machine which will go a long way in preservation of forest in Upper Siang. It was resolved in the meeting that the ADC, Tuting will constitute Task Force for separately all the Circle falling under Tuting sub-Division. Local representatives of Forest Department like Beat Office, Range Forest Officer will be included along with the OC PS, Tuting as members. The Task Force is to be headed by respective Administrative Officers; the ADC, Mariyang/EAC, Geku will also form Circle wise Task Force for Mariyang-Mopom and Geku-Katan Circles respectively involving representative of Forest Department and Police; the CO Jengging will constitute Task Force for Jengging Circle in similar line as above; the ADC, Tuting/Mariyang, EAC, Geku and CO, Jengging shall be responsible for submission of fortnight report of the Task Force under their jurisdiction. A nil report may also be submitted if Foreign Made Automatic Hand Sawing Machine is not being used in their area. It is worthwhile to mention that the Task Force in respect of Yingkiong Circle has already been constituted and District Review Committee shall meet at least once in fortnight to supervise/monitor and coordinate the function of Task Forces of the District and submit ATR in the monthly report.

Bomdila- Workshop on Technical Education for Polytechnics

Emphasizing on skill development which is essential for Human Resource Development, Parliamentary Secretary for Home & Education Pani Taram, in the inaugural session of the 3rd Regional Workshop on Technical Education for Polytechnics of North Eastern States on Thursday at Dirang called upon the participants to give thrust on technical education as the Polytechnics have been a late starter in the region especially in Arunachal Pradesh. Observing that infrastructure development and financial resources are the main hurdles for the Polytechnics to make their mark, Taram urged the Director of the National Institute of Technical Teachers Training and Research (NITTTR), Kolkata, to pursue the matter with the ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD). He also remarked that, the faculty of the Polytechnics needs to be well trained, knowledgeable, oriented and keep oneself abreast of the modern technology in order to produce skilled and competent graduates. Earlier, ADC Dirang D Riba in his address hoped that the Regional Workshop would provide the right platform for the Polytechnics of the North-east to discuss at length the matters related to the development of the Polytechnic education in the region and to chart out a road map accordingly. Director NITTTR Kolkata Prof. Phalguni Gupta and Director Higher & Technical Education, GoAP, Dr. T Padu also spoke during the inaugural session while the programme Coordinator Prof. SK Naskar dealt on the objectives of the Workshop.

Changlang- AADHAAR Crad StatusItanagar- Streaming of Aadhaar 

In order to streamline the Aadhaar seeding of ration card and DBTL in the Capital Complex, the Deputy Commissioner, Mr. Prince Dhawan on Thursday issued instructions to all the Fair Price Shops dealers within the Capital Complex to ensure that they should collect the details of Bank account/ aadhaar number/ mobile number, etc of all the beneficiaries while issuing the ration for this month. He further requested all the beneficiaries to give the required details to the Fair Price Shops when they visit the Shops to receive their ration. The entire process shall be supervised by concerned Food Inspectors.

Siang- No Payment for substandard quality work

The Deputy Commissioner Siang District,  Rahul Singh on 20th April’2017 undertook a series of back to back inspection of various works that were executed by PWD in Rumgong Division in the previous year. He was assisted by a team comprising of EE PWD Shri Duggum Lona, DPO Shri.Tapik Komut assisted by Deputy Director UD & H Shri Sonkoli Sonam as the technical advisor and a host of other field officials and staffs of PWD. The team undertook the inspection of CC Steps constructed in various villages of Jomlo-Mobuk Circle, construction of RCC Bridge at Patum Nala, retention walls under construction at various locations near Rumgong, boundary wall under construction at CHC Rumgong, construction and extension work currently being undertaken at Jomo Middle School and the status and progress of formation cutting work for the Molom to Yosing road. Taking stock of the works undertaken, the DC directed the department not to release payments for substandard quality work. He further directed the PWD officials to go for timely and mandatory inspection of the works being undertaken to ascertain the ground realities and also to ensure execution of quality work.

Pasighat- Lombo Tayeng inspected flood control works

Advisor to Chief Minister, Lombo Tayeng inspected flood control works at Sigar and Namsing villages, besides taking stock of work completion at Namsing CO Headquarter and Polo Amusement Park cum picnic spot near Boguli, adjacent to the Daying Ering Wildlife Sanctuary on Tuesday. While inspecting the flood protection work funded by CAMPA at Sigar village, Tayeng called for judicious utilization of project funds. He also inspected the flood protection work at Namsing and appreciated the united efforts of the villagers in carrying out flood control measures. Tayeng further inspected the infrastructures at Namsing Circle Office HQ and ongoing works at Polo Amusement Park cum Picnic Spot at Borguli. The MLA was accompanied by government officers of various departments during his visit.

Tezu-  CCTV surveillance in City 

Taking the smart district initiative to another level, around 34 CCTV surveillance cameras were installed on Thursday in the market and other sensitive areas under the initiative of the District Administration. The CCTV cameras were earlier installed near busy and sensitive areas like SP’s office, General Hospital and Kanchi Chariali as well. Terming it as a move towards self sufficiency, Deputy Commissioner Danish Ashraf said that this will instil confidence among the general public and improve safety and security. He hoped that the installation of CCTV cameras would further mitigate the sporadic cases of thefts and anti-social activities.The CCTV surveillance cameras were installed under the district innovation fund of the DC. Ashraf also acknowledged contribution of Arts & Culture Minister Dr Mohesh Chai in the installation process.

Pasighat- ESDBA called off its stir

The East Siang District Bar Association (ESDBA), which has been boycotting government cases for nearly two years, finally called off its stir from Tuesday last. Informing about the decision, ESDBA President, Advocate Toning Pertin said that the pending bill has been assured to be cleared within a week by the Deputy Commissioner. “Accordingly, we have appealed to our penal of lawyers to take up government cases.” Meanwhile, ESDBA expressed gratitude to DC Tamiyo Tatak and EAC (Judicial) Kamin Darang for their initiative to clear the long pending bills of the penal of lawyers. It is worth mentioning here that due to non-clearance of professional/ appearance fees as Public Prosecutor, State Defence Counsel and Amicus-Curie in the Court of Additional District & Sessions Judge and the Chief Judicial Magistrate, Pasighat, the penal of lawyers under ESDBA went on for indefinite boycott of government cases from May 2, 2015.