Arunachal- State News in Brief, 30th May 2017

KHONSA – Oeac rally demanding Patkai Autonomous District Council

The Patkai Autonomous Demand Committee on Monday, took out a Peace Rally at Tirap, Changlang and Longding.  Thousand of people took part in the rally. The rally was organised in support of  their demand of ” Patkai Autonomous District Council” . The rally was carried out from Khonsa Nehru Stadium to DC’s office wherein they submitted a memorandum. The people participated in the rally were carrying the placards written as ” we demand Patkai Autonomous District Council” ,  ”  Longlive Patkai Autonomous District Council”,  ” We want immediate solution” and ” We want self governance Self Reliance”.

AALO- Medical Relief  Camp at Kato-Moku

The Rama Krishna Mission School Aalo organized a day long Medical Relief  Camp at Kato-Moku village on 24th May last. Medical assistances were provided to 53  patients out of total population of around 300 in the village. The school also showed film  on health and hygiene, sanitation, diarrhoea control measures and many other water borne  diseases with the onset of the monsoon as a part of medical awareness program.  A short film on Swami Vivekananda relating to the incident of a “Plague Spread†in  Calcutta was also screened as a part of awareness to the villagers.

ITANAGAR- Skill Development Training 

The Department of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship has organized a simple but impressive briefing –cum-send off programme in Udyog Sadan, Itanagar for 50 youth who are selected to undergo skill development training in Earth Mover Driver-cum Operator- Excavator/ Dozer/Loader at M/s Frostees Export (India) Pvt. Ltd, at Kolkota. The selection of the trainees was done from various District of the state. for successful completion of the training and to find a suitable job immediately after the 3 months training.  At the end of the training the candidates will undergo an assessment to be conducted by JCB, a leading company in Earth Mover Equipments manufacturer. Department of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship has signed MoA with M/s Frostees Export (India) Pvt. Ltd for imparting training and to ensure minimum of 70 percent placement (Job) at minimum monthly salary of Rs.12 000/- in hand immediately after successful completion of the training.

ITANAGAR – Reviews Meeting 

A meeting was held in the conference hall of DC, ICC, Itanagar regarding implementation of various Schemes namely; Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Swalamban Yojana, Chief Minister Krishi Rinn Yojana and Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Bunkar Yojana. The meeting was attended by officials of  Itanagar Municipal Council, District Administration, Department of Horticulture, Tourism Agriculture, Representatives of NABARD and Lead Bank Manager Papum Pare. During the meeting, Prince Dhawan, DC, ICC highlighted the aim and objective of meeting and requested all the member present to understand the guidelines and modalities so as to devise a strategy for implementing of three Schemes in the field for making it successful. Shri Kamal Roy, District Development Manager, NABARD made a presentation on all the three schemes in detail. Jaspal Singh, Lead Bank Manger Papum Pare informed that, under Swalamban Yojana target allocated for papum pare is 515 nos, under Krishi Rin Yojana 1500 nos and under Bunkar Yojana 234 nos. The DC informed that, a Help desk will be set up in the DC, ICC office for registration of Beneficiaries in the Stand Up India which is mandatory for availing benefits under Swalamban Yojana, ODU Swavalambam Yojana and also for explaining the modalities of the scheme.

NAHARLAGUN-  Metrology & Consumer Affairs  Meeting 

 Parliamentary Secretary for Legal Metrology & Consumer Affairs, Laisam Simai, in a departmental coordination meeting on Monday urged the officers to put forward their suggestions and grievances for further improvement of the functioning of the department. He appealed all the officers to work cohesively with sincerity and dedication as a ‘Team Legal Metrology’. He also directed the officers to conduct regular inspection, surprise checks and to keep vigil on transaction of consumer products, especially on petrol/diesel dispensing pumps to protect common consumers. He also expressed concern on the recent unfortunate fire accident at Daporijo, wherein the department suffered a huge loss. He assured the officers of all necessary help in solving their grievances and directed them to gear up public awareness activities involving NGOs, VCOs, PR leaders, women, students and people residing in grassroots level.

ZIRO- 50th Dree Football Tournament 2017

The 50th Dree Football Tournament 2017 will begin on June 4. A total 17 teams will  taking part in the tournament, which has been divided into four groups. Sojang Lapang Sports Club, All Hija Sports Association-B, Vintage FC, Zamra FC and HDFC are in Group-A, while Hari Sports Club, Laji Bogia Sporting Club, Diibo Football Club and All Salang Sports Association are in Group-B. Diibo Sports Club, Hello FC Itanagar, Nenchalya SA and Dolo Mando Football Club have been clubbed together in Group-C, while Group-D comprises of All Hija Sports Association-A, FC Ziro, Miichi United FC and Birang Tajang Club. The opening match will be played between defending champion Sojang Lapang Sports Club and newcomer All Hija Sports Association-B.

NEW DELHI- Dangwimsai Pul Called on Union HS 

To get updates on the representation submitted to the Vice-President Hamid Ansari, former Chief Minister Kalikho Pul’s first wife Dangwimsai Pul along with her son Ojingso and Green Arunachal Foundation (GAF) chairman Takam Tatung called on Union Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi at his office here on Monday. Dangwimsai, in her representation to the Vice-President on February 28 last had sought an independent inquiry to be initiated by a special investigation team into the allegations raised by her late husband in his purported suicide note. Pul, who was found hanging at the chief minister’s residence in Itanagar, had allegedly written a 60-page note in Hindi titled “Mere Vichaar” a day before he committed suicide on August 9 last year. The Union Home Secretary, in his interaction with the visiting delegation  informed that the Ministry of Home Affairs was systematically looking into all the focal points of the case after it was forwarded in February last by the Arunachal Pradesh cabinet and his department, as of now was awaiting legal opinions from the Attorney General of India.

ITANAGAR- AP NHM Employees Association announcse Pen Down strike 

The Arunachal Pradesh NHM Employees Association on Monday announced to go on pen/tool down strike for four days from June 5 to 8 as its first phase of democratic movement. The association has taken this decision against the alleged failure to fulfill demands of employees working under the National Health Mission (NHM).  Alleging lackadaisical attitude towards employees, the Association said that it had been demanding for regularisation of the employees working under programme management in the NHM. ‘On one hand, several employees have been working for the past 14 years but are yet to be regularised, while on the other hand, many nurses, medical officers and technical staff working under the same flagship programme have been regularised’, the Association claimed. The Association also said that despite repeated pleas and memorandums, the authorities of NHM are not paying heed towards the plight of contractual employees.