Arunachal- State News in Brief, 31st May 2017

ANJAW- Chalein Gaon ki Or 

A District wide Mass Outreach Campaign was lunched on 26th May’2017 in Anjaw District under initiative of District Administration titled ‘’CHALEIN GAON KI OR’’ which seeks  to cover all the villages of the district in cluster basis through tours conducted under leadership of Administrative Officers . Launching the Campaign in  convergence  mode ,to assess ground realities as well as sensitise villagers on flagship programmes of Govt. of India & Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh. The  Deputy Commissioner, Anjaw Smti. Mamata Riba called upon villagers of the region to avail the benefits of the programme which is in built with  one to one interactive sessions and  dissemination of awareness on flagship programme  like Swatch Bharat Mission, Direct Benefit Transfer, MGNREGA, Digital India Mission, DDU Bunkar  Yojna , Aadhar enrolment, etc. Appreciating the contribution of Panchayat Bodies  she requested the PRI members to participate  in the outreach campaign  as partners  of development .

TEZU- Motor Cycle shop gutted 

A massive fire broke out at a motor parts shop in Chai market, Tezu on Monday, at 11.30 pm, reducing everything inside the shop to ashes. The cause of the fire has not been ascertained but it is assumed to be because of short circuit. As per the estimates given by the affected shop owner, Mr Dilip Ghosh, the incident has caused him a loss of approximately 7 to 8 lakhs rupees. However, no casualty has been reported. Timely intervention of the fire tender and the police helped contain the fire and extent of damage, said an onlooker who was present while the incident took place.

ROING- Guest house inaugurated 

The ‘Roing Guest House’ was inaugurated on Tuesday by Rajya Sabha MP, Mukut Mithi in the presence of Roing MLA Mutchu Mithi and DC Deepak Shinde. The inauguration of the Rs 3.12 crore project under TFC, executed by DRDA, came at the right time as with the opening of the much awaited Dhola-Sadiya bridge, the district hopes to see its tourism flourish. The guest house has been constructed in the premise of the Circuit House, and the project also included construction of boundary wall of the premise and a parking lot.

KHONSA-  Thives apprehended  with Huge stolen materials

A team of Police led by SI Cena raids some houses at Forest colony Khonsa wherein they nabbed 2 thieves with large numbers of stolen movable assets like Gas Cylinder, Laptop, Inverter Battery, Solar Plates etc.According to Officer Incharge,  Khonsa Police Station, those thieves were searching round the clock since last few months adding that residents of Khonsa township should also cooperate with the police department to apprehend more theft from the town.  Police informed to the residents  If anyone’s things was stolen from Khonsa town then you may go to Khonsa Police Station to find out things.

ITANAGAR- Statue of Dr. Bhupen Hazarika

The Arunachal Pradesh Literary Society expressed its gratitude to the Prime Minister of India, Mr. Narendra Modi for naming the Dhola –Sadiya Bridge over river Brahmaputra after Dr. Bhupen Hazarika the doyen of Indian Culture by a thanks letter. Meanwhile the 10 feet height statue of Dr. Bhupen Hazarika, to be installed at Bolung Village, the birth place of Dr. Bhupen Hazarika, passed through the Dr. Bhupen Hazarika Setu on 28th June, 2017, and arrived at its destination. The work of its installation at the site is in full swing and will be inaugurated in appropriate date later on.

ROING-  Consumer awareness programme

The Department of Legal Metrology and Consumer Affairs, in collaboration with non-governmental organization AMYAA organized a consumer awareness programme on May 29, educating the members of self help groups, various women organizations and business community about their rights and responsibilities as enshrined in the Consumer Protection Act. The participants were given information on consumer rights and regulations under Legal Metrology Act, such as mandatory declaration of date of manufacture; due date of expiry; weights and measures; address of manufacturer or importer; MRP and ways to check them through demonstration of consumer items.
They were also educated on LPG net content and its expiry date; testing of purity of petrol and diesel; demonstration of manipulation of weights and measures, and smudging or obliteration of company printed price, which is a punishable offence under Legal Metrology Packaged Commodities Rules, 2011.

TAWANG- Siddhanta Das visits Tawang 

Director General & Special Secretary Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change, New Delhi, Siddhanta Das, IFS ‘s five days tour to the State of Arunachal Pradesh concluded in Tawang on a  happy note. He was  formally welcomed by Dr. A.Qayum, IFS, DFO Tawang and Addl. PCCF apprised him about various developmental and other activities of the Forest Department going on in Tawang including inception of Rhododendron Park, restoration of high altitude lakes and Nature Interpretation Center works. DGF & SS expressed his satisfaction over the works taken up by the Dept. for the conservation of flora and fauna and on various ongoing forest land diversion cases towards building Army infrastructure and improving road connectivity.nBefore the departure from Mon-region, a ceremonial plantation was held near Buddha statue, Tawang FRH to mark the importance of tree cover in changing land use pattern.

DAMBUK- “Healthy People, Healthy Communities”

Future Generations Arunachal (FGA), in collaboration with the local administration organized three days capacity building training for SHGs of Dambuk Sub-division on the theme “Healthy People, Healthy Communities”, which concluded on Monday at Dambuk. As many as 70 participants participated in the training programme. The objective of the programme was to train mothers as health providers in basic home-based health care, which includes knowledge on pregnancy and safe delivery, family planning, sanitation, prevention against water borne diseases and first aid. Anchal Chairperson, Baling Perme exhorted the participants to apply the knowledge gained from the training in the respective communities and appreciated the organizers for organizing the important training programme for mothers. He also distributed medical kits to all the participants in presence of Panchayat members and heads of departments.

LONGDING- Free Health Camp 

Hundreds of patients suffering from various diseases and ailments were treated during a health camp conducted by the District Health Society, Longding at Longkhaw village under Pumao circle on May 29. Most of the patients were found suffering from water-borne diseases, like diarrhea, common cold related illness,  gastritis and backache. Besides free general health check up, rapid diagnostic tests were also done on suspected malaria patients. In total, 182 patients were treated during the health camp and medicines were provided to needy patients free of cost. The villagers were also educated on various vaccine, preventable diseases and the importance of vaccination, good health and hygiene practices to lead a disease-free life.

ITANAGAR-  Bus Servise  from Seppa to Itanagar

The Arunachal Pradesh State Transport Services (APSTS) is going to introduce a new bus service between Seppa to Itanagar via Pakke Kessang and vice-versa on trial basis with effect from June 1 next. ‘The APSTS bus service from Seppa to Itanagar will connect Rilloh and Pakke-Kessang directly as a day service for the convenience of commuters of the said area’, informed the Station Superintendent of Seppa.