Arunachal- State News in Brief, 30th March 2017

Changlang- Helath cum Blood Test Camp 

R.K. Mossang Memorial Society, organized a health – cum – blood test camp at panikheti, Changlang, amongst migrant labourer recently. The camp was organised as a part Targeted Intervention Project on Migrant Population of Changlang district. A Total 37 nos. of persons were tested their HIV status through this camp. It must be noted that RKMMS always organise this type of health awareness camp in remote villages, where lack of health facilities.

Yupia- Meeting for Immunization 

The District Task Force for Immunization meeting for 2nd round IPPI (NID) 2017 was held at Yupia under the Chairmanship of T. Kaye, Deputy Commissioner cum Chairman, District Health Society, Papumpare District, Yupia. In his address, the chairman urged all the stakeholders to perform their tasks whole heartedly so as not to leave any child un-immunized.  The DMO, Dr. (Mrs) Tasso Kampu in her address stressed on the importance to immunize all the beneficiaries to achieve 100% immunization. The DRCHO, Dr. J. Ado in his power point presentation refreshed all members regarding all about the MI & IPPI.  Further, Feedback received from the State and National Monitoring Teams were discussed in detail so as to rectify the loopholes and to improve the performance.

Itanagar-  AADHAAR Enrolment Camp

Deputy Commissioner, Itanagar Capital Complex Prince Dhawan, IAS, reviewed the AADHAAR Enrolment Camp, setup within the Capital Complex located at CO, Banderdewa, DTO office- Naharlagun, DFCSO office, Naharlagun, EAC office, Itanagar and DDSE Office, Itanagar. Interacting with all the officer of the concern office, he directed them to ensure that the enrollment continues without any interruption. He also stressed for proper arrangement to be made for enrolment of the differently able residents of capital complex. He instructed the operators to be punctual, work sincerely and dedicatedly. He directed them to bring into his notice any issues confronting them. He also briefed the importance of AADHAAR enrolment to the operators.

Pasighat- Training on fruit crops 

A three day training programme on post harvest management of some important fruit crops was recently organized at the College of Horticulture & Forestry, Central Agricultural University, by the Department of Fruit Science . Total of 30 farmers  and 5 fruit traders from Pasighat participated in the training programme. Sensitization was given on the stages of fruit maturity and appropriate harvesting stages of different fruits. Besides, horticultural practices of delaying the process of ripening and hastening the ripening process with proper methods were also shared by the resource persons. Participants expressed satisfaction on learning management of post harvest diseases of fruits.

Seppa- Hangpan Dada Memorial Trophy

A meeting to chalk out plan for successful organization of ensuing Hangpan Dada Memorial Trophy (Volleyball and Football) in the district was convened by the East Kameng DC Rajeev Takuk today here at Seppa. DC Rajeev Takuk suggested the department concern to involve all stakeholders for successful conduct of the tournament. He further directed the department to assess the feasibility of the grounds and make proper arrangement as per the requirements. He also suggested for devising micro plans and disseminating the same to all concern in advance. DSO (Sports) i/c Ashok Sonam, CO Abu Taba, BDO Chagam Dolo, BDO Kule Dada, ADI cum District Level member Nondo Doka, Shatrughan Gungli and other staffs and members were also present and took active part in the discussion.

Arunachal- State News in Brief- 17 March 2017Tezu- Awareness programme on RTI Act 2005

An awareness programme on RTI Act 2005 was conducted by Arunachal Information Commission (AIC) in collaboration with Lohit district administration for the three districts of Lohit, Anjaw and Namsai on Wednesday in Amik Ringiya Hall. In his welcome address DC Lohit Danish Ashraf said that the programme was a momentous occasion as it was the first time ever such initiative was taken in the entire state.   During the technical session, Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) Joram Begi said that the act was initiated to promote transparency and accountability on the part of the government. He emphasised on using RTI as a tool to achieve the true meaning of democracy. “In a way RTI codifies the fundamental rights laid down in the constitution”, he reiterated.

Seppa-  District Level Review Committee meeting

District Consultative Committee (DCC) and District Level Review Committee (DLRC) meeting was held on Wednesday at Seppa under the chairmanship of East Kameng Shri Rajeev Takuk. In the meeting, various issues such as credit flow, advance and deposit, CDR, financial literacy, financial inclusion, micro insurance schemes for social security, progress and achievement under banking sector for the quarter ended up to December, 2016 were discussed. Other issues such as security measures, demonetization and ways and means for promoting and adopting cashless transaction, NPA and its recovery, particularly related to govt. sponsored schemes, and Bikajai cases were pondered upon in detail. Speaking on demonetization and digi-monetisation, he stressed for conduct of more financial literacy camps and assured to extend all possible assistance for organization of such activities. Further, he requested the bankers and learned govt. officials to disseminate as much as possible to masses about the advantages of being connected to banks and cashless transaction.

Arunachal- State News in Brief, 30th March 2017Khonsa- Major Fire Accident 

In the heart of the Khonsa town near post office a major fire accident occurred on fateful night of 28th March, 2017 at around 1130 pm thereby, making 10 families homeless. The fire could be doused and victims rescued only because of the timely response by the Khonsa Battalion, Assam Rifles, the police and the fire tender. The situation would have been worst and victims could be rescued without any loss of life due to immediate and committed intervention by the Jawans of Khonsa Battalion Assam Rifles, who have provided first aid on the spot. On the early morning of 29th March, 2017, local MLA-Wanglam Sawin and Tirap Deputy Commissioner Ravi Jha, met the fire victims and provided immediate relief materials. The local MLA assured to extend all possible help from his side to the fire victims. Earlier, local MLA Sawin provided Rs. 5,000/- (Rupees Five thousand) per head to the 10 affected families.