Arunachal- State News in Brief 29th March 2017

Khonsa- Civic Action Programme

Khonsa Battalion of Assam Rifles provided sports items under “Civic Action Programme” project to School of Poakkoam situated in Borduria village in Tirap District. The efforts of the Unit have been applauded by the villagers and school students. The Unit has assured that it will continue in its endeavour to provide every possible assistance to the youths of its area of responsibility in encouraging them towards Sports & overall personality growth. The villagers, Teachers and children conveyed their gratitude towards Assam Rifles and expressed that they would continue to extend their assistance in the days to come.

Aalo- Deputy Speaker’s Son arrested

Kajum Bagra, the son of the deputy speaker Kenjum Kamsi, shoot a secretary-rank leader of Arunachal Pradesh Congress Committee Kenjum Kamsi. Acoording to report Bagra and Kamsi got into a scuffle outside a restaurant-cum-bar in Aalo, West Siang district headquarters. During the scuffle, Bagra allegedly shot Kamsi with a revolver, killing him on the spot in front of a hotel at Aalo last night at around 10 pm, said West Siang superintendent of police Mari Riba.

Daporijo- Tribal Emporium inaugurated 

The Arunachal Pradesh State Weaver Cooperative Federation Limited achieved a milestone with the inauguration of an AWFED Tribal Emporium at Daporijo under the NABARD Rural Mart Scheme. The emporium inaugurated  by the Deputy Commissioner A.K Singh and District Development Manager (NABARD) O. P Maunglang.  DC A.K Singh appreciated the noble efforts put forth by AWFED in promoting the socio-economic interest of poor weavers of the state and assured to render all possible administrative help for the protection, expansion and further development in this direction. O P Maunglang explained the meaning and implication of the scheme of Rural Mart under NABARD and said that the scheme is provided to all eligible NGOs, SHGs and Cooperative Societies as a support base for economic venture covering a two years period.

Itanagar-  Town Vending Committee meeting 

Committee formed under the Chairmanship of Chief Municipal Executive Officer, has representatives of local administration and police, Itanagar Municipal Council, Dept. of UD, market associations, vendors and hawkers. Habung Lampung, CMEO elaborated on the details of Town Vending Committee and provisions of the Act. The Arunachal Pradesh Street Vendors (Protection of Livelihood and Regulation of Street Vending) Act, 2011 was notified on the 18th of May, 2011. The Act was enacted to regulate street vendors in public areas and protect their rights. Prince Dhawan, Deputy Commissioner, ICC emphasized on the importance of the Act and the need to identify vending zones, survey of vendors and issue to vending licenses. According to him, number of vendors shall be fixed in particular zone in consultation with TVC with the help of Traffic Department and concerned EAC.  The DC hoped that the TVC will go a long way in the beautification of Capital Complex, and also enabling the vendors and hawkers to earn their livelihood in a respectable manner.

Arunachal- State News in Brief- 17 March 2017Roing- Awareness programe on RTI Act. 2005

Awareness programe on RTI Act.2005 was organized by Arunachal Information Commission in collaboration with District Administration Lower Dibang Valley at Anchal Samithy Hall on Tuesday. Speaking on the occasion Dr. Jaram Begi enlighten on various provision under RTI Act. 2005 and exhorted the participant for proper use of the RTI Act in bringing transparency and accountability in the instruments of governance. He also informed that the Act has empowered the citizen to know their rights and responsibilities in all developmental process. He also said that the RTI Act should be implemented in latter and sprit to contain corruption at various level and to grasp all round development. He also informed that central Government is focusing on rapid social, economic and infrastructure development of the region and urged the public for more vigil on working and process of development. He also discussed on PDS issues, Nutrition programe and mid day meal under NFSA Act 2013.

Pasighat –  Peming A:bang discourses

Peming A:bang” is a very rare and unique narration of the spiritual journey of the migratory birds from the high seas to the lofty mountains and back. It is an integral part of Minyong community but due to lack of practice and experts (Miris), the age-old traditional art is gradually eroding due to modernization. With a mission to preserve and promote it, the Central Donyi-Polo Yelam Kebang (CDPYK) Pasighat organized three consecutive days’ discourses, inviting Miri to perform Peming A:bang here at the central Engo Takar Dere, Pasighat. Besides, Peming A:bang Miri (from Kerang village) Tarung Nyitan, ponung parties of Kerang (I) & (II) presented spectacular traditional dances to enthrall audiences.  Among prominent personalities, local MLA Kaling Moyong and Deputy Commissioner Tamiyo Tatak while attending the discourses lauded the efforts of CDPYK and encouraged the participants. The duo stressed the need to revive and preserve the age-old culture.