Arunachal- State News in Brief 23 March 2017

Yupia- District Health Society meeting 

1st District Accreditation Committee meeting of District Health Society Papum Pare District held to discuss to expand the health facilities for institutional delivery services of pregnant woman, all eligible private health facilities including public sector undertakings institutions, central Govt Hospital, Red Cross Hospitals and private institutions to accredited under Janani Suraksha Yojana(JSY) Scheme as per the Maternal Child Health(MCH) Centre mandate. Terming the initiative of DHS as very important DC Tai Kaye says that all hospitals including the private hospitals has greater role to play in effective implementation of all govt programme and polices. He also stressed that facilities must reach to the poorest of the poor of the society irrespective of their caste or creed. He further said that private hospitals must cooperate with DHS and they should timely update data on portals and emphasised on availing the facility of cashless transaction.

Itanagar- Guv cautioned NE People 

The Governor of Arunachal Pradesh P.B. Acharya has cautioned the people of North Eastern Region against dubious land dealings and other criminal activities in the National Capital Region. Reacting to news reports in some local dailies regarding crimes against North East people including those affected by shady land deals in Noida, Gurgaon, Solan and other areas, the Governor has taken note of the situation and has cautioned the North Eastern people to be more aware and not let people hoodwink them. The Governor, who met the Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal during his recent visit to the National Capital, discussed and highlighted problems faced by the North Eastern people in Delhi. He appreciated the proposed welfare and security programme by the Delhi Government for the North East people. The Governor also lauded the Delhi police for keeping a check on the crimes committed against North Eastern people while stating that one should be more careful in future and keep guard so as not to be lured by such unwanted elements.

Seppa- Biometric enrolment for Aadhaar Card

The formal exercise of biometric enrolment for Aadhaar Card of entire district resumed again today here at Seppa with the enrolment of East Kameng DC Rajeev Takuk. To ease out the exercise the district has been divided and demarcated into various blocks and accordingly, date and venue have been allotted to each block. Enrolment of individuals falling under the particular block or area will be done on the specific date and centre allotted to the block.  It is reported that due to paucity of requisite fund and manpower, out of total twenty two centres the exercise could be started for the time being at eight centres only. Meanwhile, DC has made an appeal to the people of the district to come and enroll on scheduled date and venue.

Itanagar-  Belgian Embassy representatives

The Government of Arunachal Pradesh, represented by Ashish Kundra, Commissioner (Finance, Power, Investments), Tahang Taggu Commissioner (Industries), met with  Belgian Embassy representatives Guillarime Choquet (Economic Affairs) and Alexis Bossurt (Trade Counsellor for Flanders Investment and Trade) in connection with the investment opportunities in the state.  Ashish Kundra gave a presentation concentrating on the huge potential of the state in sectors like Tourism, Agriculture, Horticulture, Forest, Industries and Hydropower. Stressing on the investment potential in the state, he said that the state government was willing to bring in more investors by providing them with incentives like capital subsidy, tailor made policies etc. In the hydropower sector, Kundra explained that the main problem is the lack of financial closure of executing companies, which could be an advantage for foreign investors in this sector.

Pasighat- Potential of spices Production

Two days State level workshop on Strategies for harnessing the potential of spices production in Arunachal Pradesh was started today at College of Horticulture & Forestry (CH&F), Pasighat. Sponsored by the Directorate of Arecanut and spices development, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, GoI and National Bank for Agricultural and Rural Development (NABARD), Itanagar the workshop was organized under project on Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture (MIDH) by the CH&F, Pasighat. The workshop was inaugurated by Prof M. Premjit Singh Hon’ble Vice Chancellor CAU Imphal. Speaking on the occasion, Singh urged all the scientific fraternity and front line extension personal should work in convergence mode to satisfy the needs of the farming community of the region as well as state.