Arunachal- State News in Brief, 2nd June 2017

TEZU- Assam Guv visits Golden Pagoda 

The Hon’ble Governor of Assam, Banwarilal Purohit, who is on a 3 day tour programme from 31st May to 2ndJune, visited Parshuram Kund on Thursday. On his arrival, he was received by the Deputy Commissioner (Lohit), Panchayat leaders of Wakro circle and others at Ethena guest house. He expressed extreme happiness and contentment on visiting Parshuram Kund and said that it was his long time desire to visit the holy land and take a holy dip in the Kund. Seeing the historical significance and tourism potential of the area, he stressed on the need to strengthen the infrastructure and communication network of the area. He also urged the public to cooperate and not hinder the growth and development of the area. He later visited the Parshuram temple to offer his prayers and left for Namsai, where he visited Golden Pagoda. The Governor highly appreciated the efforts of the District Administration for arranging his visit to the Kund inspite of the harsh weather condition.

⁠⁠⁠⁠YUPIA- Mou between DHS and Private Hospitals 

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed on 1st June 2017 at DMO Office Chamber  between District Health Society Papum Pare District, Yupia and private hospitals like Rama Krishna  Mission Hospital, Itanagar & Niba Hospital Papu Nallah, Naharlagun for the accreditation of Janani  Suraksha Yojana (JSY)& Family Planning. JSY integrates the cash assistance with antenatal care during the pregnancy period, institutional care  during delivery and immediate post- partum period in health centre by establishing a system of  coordinated care by Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA). As per MoU, DHS Papum Pare will provide 50% advance payment for 100 deliveries that is Rupees 50,000  (Fifty Thousand) each and it has been remitted in their respective account through cheque. DMO Dr (Mrs) Tasso Kampu who was instrumental in making Private Hospitals signing the MoU said  that it is the historic day for Papum Pare District that accreditation was made with private  hospitals in the district for implementing the scheme under Janani Suraksha Yojana (JSY) and family  planning which will play a vital role in motivating pregnant women for institutional deliveries through  cash assistance to mother and ASHAs of the district & state.

NAMSAI- Chau Zingnu Namchoom visits Namsai 

In pursuance to the decision taken in the DLMC meeting held yesterday, Chau Zingnu Namchoom, Parliamentary Secretary-Planning accompanied by R. K. Sharma-DC, Dr K Sarmah -DPO along with officers of executing agencies and DLMC members conducted physical verification of various projects under state plan in the district today on Thursday.  During the physical verification, the DLMC team visited numerous projects executed by various departments under SADA, SIDF, RIDF, NLCPR, Untied fund and MLALAD in 48- Lekang constituency, 47-Namsai Constituency and 46-Chowkham constituency. As presented during DLMC meeting, many projects have been found to be completed and many are found to be ongoing. Some of the completed projects are not yet been handed over to the user agency or commissioned for use by general public. Chau Zingnu Namchoom while expressing satisfaction over maximum projects requested the executing agencies to expedite the ongoing projects to ensure completion before onset of monsoon. The Deputy Commissioner directed the executing agencies to immediately hand over completed projects and submit completion reports and Utilization certificates to appropriate authorities. He also asked officers to frequently visit project sites so that quality of work is maintained. The DMO was requested to expedite the functionalize  of the De-addiction center at Lathao at an early date..

⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠YUPIA-  Community awareness programme on disaster preparedness

Yupia One day community awareness programme on disaster preparedness conducted at Sagalee  today by 12 NDRF Doimukh in collaboration with sub-divisional disaster management authority Sagalee Sub- Division today on 1.6.17. NDRF team led by Sub Inspector Umrao Singh Tomar demonstrated on relief and  rescue operations during emergency in any disaster situations. The ADC Sagalee Jalash Pertin, Circle  Officers, staffs, PRI leaders, GBs and general public attended the programme.

BOMDILA – District Monitoring Committee meeting

A District Monitoring Committee meeting was held on 1st June ‘2017 at Dc’s conference Hall, Bomdila. The meeting was attended by all the HODs & administrative officers of West Kameng District. The Deputy Commissioner Dr. Sonal Swaroop, IAS noted that the DLMC meeting should not just be a forum for discussing issues & obstacles but also a platform for the departments to highlight the actual achievements made by them under various schemes. She also stressed on the need for setting up citizen grievance redressal mechanism by all departments. The Deputy Commissioner-cum chairperson, DLMC took a review of all the projects being undertaken by the departments during the meeting. She further instructed the departments to submit the QPRs & UCs on a regular & timely basi

ITANAGAR- Itanagar traffic scenario 

Capital Complex The Deputy Commissioner, Itanagar Capital Complex, Prince Dhawan conducted field visit to assess and resolve the parking issues of Itanagar. In order to improve the present traffic scenario of Itanagar, the DC directed the CMEO to take over the LMV parking building for immediate operationalize of the same for parking of 4 wheelers as well as 2 wheelers. He further directed to operationalize roof type cafeteria at the said LMV parking building. The DC informed that more parking spaces for Autos in front of the LMV parking building just near the Directorate of Audit and Pension will be created to ease traffic congestion. The DC further directed to shift the Tata mobile parking in front of the Panjabi Daba to the space just inside the I.G. Park, Itanagar. The Deputy Commissioner informed that, steps for immediate operationalization of ISBT at Lekhi will be taken so that present Bus parking at Ganga Bus Terminal can be shifted to the ISBT at Lekhi and thereafter, the vacant Ganga Bus Terminal/Station shall be used for parking of small private Buses/Trackers/Sumos, etc. The parking space developed by the AAPPTF at Chimpu will be operationalized latest by 30th June, 2017. More parking areas were identified during the inspection and shall be operational soon.

MECHUKA-  Sub-Treasury Office  inaugurate

The Sub-Treasury Office at Mechuka was inaugurated on Thursday by Mechuka Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC), Tungge Loya on . ADC Loya said that the newly inaugurated office would cater to the needs of the public of entire Mechuka Sub-Division and lauded local MLA P D Sona for his active role in making the Sub-Treasury Office functional in the sub-divisional headquarters. He also remembered the cooperation extended by the Commissioner and the Secretary of Finance and Director of Accounts and Treasuries in establishing the much needed office in the town. Sub-Treasury Officer, Neywin Mongmaw also highlighted how the office would help the people of the remote town. The Sub-Treasury Office was a long-pending demand of the public of Mechuka Sub-Division. Prior to establishment of the office, people had to travel 182 km down to the district headquarters for administrative work. Government officials, PRI leaders and locals attended the inaugural event.

SEPPA- APSTS bus service from Seppa to Itanagar

DC Rajeev Takuk in presence of SS (STS) S Tagok, DPO T. Perme, Govt. College Principal R Hissang, and host of HoDs and officials flagged off a daily APSTS bus service to and from Seppa and Itanagar via Pakke Kessang on TAH route. Acknowledging that the service is going to provide immeasurable respite to the local populace, especially to those who don’t afford to have private vehicles of their own, DC called for cooperation of people for proper maintenance and uninterrupted and smooth functioning of the service. As reported by the SS (STS), the proposed bus service is going to provide daily services and the rate is fixed provisionally at the rate of Rs. 380 per passenger per trip.

DAPORIJO- World Tobacco day observed 

A rally was jointly taken out by students of Blue Mount School and Government Institute of Nursing, Daporijo, staffs of the district hospital and locals at Daporijo to create awareness regarding adverse effects of tobacco on the occasion of ‘World No Tobacco Day’ on Wednesday last. During the rally, which was organized by the District Tobacco Cessation Cell, Daporijo students carrying placards shouted slogans against consumption of tobacco.It was followed by a public meeting at the conference hall of the District Hospital, wherein Medical Superintendent, Dr J Nalo informed about the hazardous effects of tobacco on human health and appealed to all to desist from consuming tobacco products.