Arunachal: State News in Brief, 23rd February 2018

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Roing- Candle Light Vigil

Hundreds of people from all walks of life, including school children, participated in a candle light vigil, organised here on Wednesday last as a tribute to the five-year-old girl who was brutally raped and murdered at Namgo village. People marched from the old Roing gate and later gathered at the general ground where a prayer was held. A similar march was also organized at Anini.

Yupia- Directive to wine shop 

Papum Pare Deputy Commissioner, Tai Kaye has issued strict instruction directing all wine shops functioning in Papum Pare (Rural) to put a sign board in front of their retail outlet that “no liquor will be sold to persons less than 21 years of age” and to strictly adhere to the 9 AM to 8 PM timing. The DC gave the direction during a coordination meeting with superintendents of the Tax and Excise department and all field functionaries at the DC’s conference hall here on Thursday.

Pasighat-  Training for farmers

An eight-day-long training for farmers on ‘Advances in Production Technology of Selected Agri-Horti Crops’, organized by College of Agriculture, CAU, Pasighat in association with College of Horticulture and Forestry, CAU, Pasighat and KVK, East Siang, College of Horticulture and Forestry, CAU, Pasighat, began here on Wednesday last.  Training is intended to support the farmers in giving them firsthand information about developed technologies, package of practices and recent advances in crop production of important agricultural and horticultural crops of location specific importance.

Pangin-  24 hrs chakka bandh 

Protesting against the State Govt’s alleged attempt to shift the Siang district headquarters from Pangin to Boleng, the Siang District Headquarter Welfare Committee today enforced a 12-hour chakka bandh at Pangin town and its adjoining areas. However no untoward incident has been reported , but commercial vehicles, both private and public vehicles were off the main road connecting Pangin circle.  some agitating people were trying to block the road at some locations. However, there was no any law and order problem and things were normal.

Pasighat-  Awareness Rally for MI

Directorate of Field Publicity (DFP), Government of India, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Pasighat unit organized a mega rally-cum awareness campaign on Mission Indradhanush (MI), Mission Parivar Vikas (MPV), TB & Leprosy at Balek village of East Siang district under its Special Outreach Programme (SOP). The main objective of the programme was to create awareness among the villager especially in women about the themes. Over 200 people including PRI members, HGBs, GBs and villagers took part in the programme.

Doimukh- Mass Plantation

A mass plantation programme with the theme “Let’s pay back to Nature” was today organized by Doimukh Nyokum Yullo Celebration Committee (DNYCC) in collaboration with Forest Department to mark the 50th anniversary of Nyokum Yullo at Doimukh. More than 300 saplings of different plant species were planted during the programme.Festival committee has banned selling or display of wild animals and birds’ meat at Nyokum food stalls at Doimukh.

Namsai- Job Mela

The department of skill development and entrepreneurship under the aegis of the District Administration conducted one day Job Mela here today at the campus of the Arunachal University of Studies.  Inaugurating the sensitization, motivation and trainee selection session, Deputy Commissioner Namsai, RK Sharma  advised the youth to complete their training under respective Vocational Training Provider with complete dedication enabling to run their own unit for which government will provide all logistic support under various flagship programme. 129 youths registered their name with 5 VTPs camped at Namsai from across the nation.

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