Arunachal- State News in Brief, 29th May 2017

JAIRAMPUR- RKMMS  teachers meet

R.K. Mossang Memorial Society on Saturday called for a meeting of Teachers and Support staff of schools that are of Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan/ Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya, Elementary Residential School and its pvt. schools in the conference hall of the NGO. Total 67 nos. of Teachers & Staff had attended the meeting. Miss Komoli Mosang, Chairperson and Mr Arup Kumar Choudhury, Secretary in their speeches stressed upon the continuity rather betterment of the educational environment in the schools. They had pointed out the short comings noticed during the last academic session and instructed strictly not to repeat henceforth. They mentioned about the fund crunch in Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan/ Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya, Elementary Residential School but assured the support of the NGO for the continuation of the schools for the educational upliftment of the poor people of Changlang district, where literacy percentage is only 51.3%. The meeting concluded with light refreshment and distribution of seedlings.

ITANAGAR- Khelo India 

The Kra Daadi District Amateur Boxing Association (KDDABA) has selected nine young boxers (U-17) for the ensuing state level “Khelo India” to be held at Sangay Lhaden Sports Academy Complex from June 6 to 8 next. The team included five boys and four girls. The selection was made in Ganga Boxing Club by Arunachal Amateur Boxing Association Joint Secretary, Dari Laknia and KKABA Secretary General Tatung Takar Ame, who also is the coach of the boys’ team. Muni Leya is the coach of the girls’ team.

TEZU-  Adhaar Seeded Bank Accounts

 Taking note of the Deputy Commissioner’s emphasis on achievement of cent percent Adhaar seeded bank accounts, a day-long camp for opening bank accounts for job card under MGNREGA scheme was held at Tafragam I, II, III blocks and Tezu gam block of Tezu circle. Opening of bank accounts will ensure transparency and accountability as money will directly be transferred to the beneficiaries’ accounts, remarked a block official. On the spot registration for opening bank account was done in addition to seeding the accounts with Adhaar. The camp was organized by the Block office and Gram Panchayat of the area. A similar camp was held at Sunpura circle last week.

ITANAGAR- AAPSU’s consultative meeting

The  All Arunachal Pradesh Students’ Union (AAPSU) would call on the government to conduct an all political party meeting within one week’s time to draw more consensus on the issue.  In a consultative meeting of the AAPSU recently resolved that it would be mandatory for all the 60 MLAs and the three Members of Parliament to attend the all political party meeting, and consequently revive the high power committee constituted earlier by the Ministry of Home Affairs, GoI. It also called for proper documentation of all refugees in Arunachal, including Chakmas, Hajongs and Tibetans by the state government within one month. The consultative meeting was not only limited to the citizenship rights of the Chakmas and Hajongs, but also dealt with the status of Tibetan refugees in the state and the ST status of the Yobins/Lisus.

SEPPA- Storm and rain lashes Seppa

Storm and heavy rain lashed Seppa and its nearby areas on Sunday afternoon.  Reportedly, the catastrophe wreaked havoc in the area leaving a trail of devastation. Many houses, mostly with CGI roofing, were severely damaged. Roads were blocked at different locations and even electric poles uprooted. Power supply to the district headquarters township was snapped due to uprooting of several big trees. There was, however, no information of any loss of life or injury from any part of the town till filing of this report. Details are awaited. According to administration the extent of property damages was not ascertained yet but not less than 25 houses. Clearance works on the damages are going on. Immediately after the storm, the DC, SP and DDMO visited the affected areas to take stock of the situation.

ROING- BJP Mandal executive committee meeting

Parliamentary Secretary for WRD, Art & Culture Gum Tayeng attended her party’s Mandal executive committee meeting at Bolung community hall on Sunday. The meeting held under the chairmanship of Dambuk Mandal BJP president Datik Ratan was also attended by senior party leaders including State BJP vice president Nakul Chai and party’s Lower Dibang Valley district president Tapak Pertin. Speaking on the occasion, Gum Tayeng highlighted the achievements and developmental activities of the government for last three years and informed that construction of Mandal office at Dambuk and sub-committee office at other places will be started soon. She also donated secretariat chair & table and 50 numbers of plastic chairs for the Mandal office at Dambuk. On the occasion, Datik Ratan felicitated three ZPMs of Dambuk constituency – Kaling Pertin (Dambuk), Starson Saring (Bukkong) and Titel Pertin from Bolung.

PASIGHAT-  AdiSU  distributes relief materials 

The  Adi Students’ Union (apex) delegation recently reached fire-ravaged Kerang-I village in Siang district and provided some basic relief materials like Blankets, Kitchen items, Buckets, Jugs, Carpets and rice etc to all the affected families. For the same cause  The AdiSU had organized a two-day voluntary donation camp at Itanagar and Naharlagun on May 21 and 22 in aid of the fire victims. The purpose of this camp fulfilled when  the   well-wishers donated handsomely. Without the donation, the mission would not have been possible, and we are very much thankful to everyone whoever donated during the voluntary camps, stated AdiSU.

ITANAGAR- Awareness programme for delinquent members

A one-day awareness programme for delinquent members was conducted by the All Arunachal Pradesh Delinquent Welfare Association (AAPDWA) at Naharlagun on Saturday. Attending the programme, PWD Superintending Engineer (SE), Coordination and Vigilance, Techi Ratu advised the members to motivate themselves, saying that maximum delinquents of the state are not professionals. Appreciating the AAPDWA for organizing the awareness programe for delinquents, Ratu further said that awareness and education can bring them to the right path. He also advised the Association members to extend all possible help to the persons who are going off-track in the society due to lack of proper guidance. He also assured all possible help to the Association for such awareness programmes in the future.

ANINI –  Computer training for unemployed youths

The 25 days skill development programme (SDP) on computer training for unemployed youths of Dibang Valley district has concluded at Anini recently. Altogether, 35 boys and girls underwent the training programme. Organized by Manghi Welfare Society, the training course was supported by Department of Social Justice, Empowerment & Tribal Affairs, GoAP, under the Skill Development Programme funded by Union Ministry of Tribal Affairs.  Attending the valedictory function, social worker Bagang Rukpu advocated that SDP being sponsored by both State and Central govts is a right platform to reach out to the unemployed youths in the State to cater as many programmes for self employment and sustainable livelihood. Ngurang Tana, trainer of MWS advised the trainees to take full advantage of the programme to become self-reliant by practicing the knowledge imparted to them. Later, Rukpu gave away the course certificates to the trainees.

TAWANG- Women inured 

An Indo Tibet Border Police (ITBP) truck met with an accident at Old Market Tawang today, injuring a women from Lumla according to reports. The Paramilitary truck was negotiating the steep slope near Little Star English school when it slid backed an rammed the ‘My Super Market’ building. Brake failure has been speculated as the reason for the accident. Further inputs and reports are awaited.