Arunachal- State News in Brief, 3rd April, 2018


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Geku- Swachh Bharat Mission 

The All Upper Siang District Students’ Union along with All Panggi Students’ Union and others organized an awareness cum social service program under Swachh Bharat Mission at Geku, Upper Siang district on Monday . The awareness cum social service was attended by more than 500 students, PRI leaders and officials of various department under Geku block. EAC Geku, D. Lama welcomed the students union for organizing such awareness program in the area and he highlighted the importance of sanitation on human health. AE PHE & WS Katan Sub-Division, Er. Gebuk Burang spoke about the history of health and sanitation and its effect on the life of people.

Tezu-  Foundation of Dree Ground at Tezu

Dr. Mohesh Chai,  Minister Animal Husbandry & Veterinary, Dairy Development, and Research laid down the Foundation Stone of Dree Ground near Tezu Nallah at Tezu, on Monday. He also carried out Plantation within the premises of the Ground to enhance its scenic beauty. Speaking on the occasion Minister urged the people to maintain communal harmony within the society. He also assured to provide financial aid from his MLA LAD Fund for construction of Security Fences and toilet blocks

Yupia-  Swachhata Pakhwada

All the Health Department staffs of Papum Pare District, Yupia took PLEDGE on Swachhata Pakhwada at District Medical Officers Office premises today at 11:30 AM on 2nd April 2018. The Swachhata pledge was administered by DMO Dr. (Mrs.) Subu Tasso Kampu). All staffs submitted their signed up Swachhata Pakhwada form to DRCHO office later.

Pangin-  Meeting  on Bandh Culture

In a meeting of all the representatives of ABK Siang District Unit convened at DC’s conference hall,  Pangin ,  Deputy Commissioner Siang District Rahul Singh Termed the  Bandh calls as illegal and undemocratic, he advised the protesters to opt for peaceful means of protest for expressing their grievances while condemning use of violence and wilful violation of laws. Stating that codified laws are made to keep system in place and for maintaining peace and order in the society,  he called upon all participants to become messengers for educating the general public about such laws.

Pasighat- Review meeting

Dr. Tayek Talom, Director Higher & Technical Education cum State Project Director (RUSA) took a review meeting to assess the progress of ongoing RUSA projects  of J N College, Pasighat and D N Govt. College Itanagar.  In the meeting Mr. Minto Ete Dy. State Project Director, RUSA highlighted the achievements made so far under RUSA programme in the State. Many quality infrastructures have been created in the Govt. Colleges of the State.  To ensure quality and quantity implementation of the RUSA projects in the State, constant monitoring has been carried before, during and after the projects, he added.

Itanagar- Gumkum-Gumpa Festival

The week-long Gumkum-Gumpa Festival of the Puroiks would be celebrated with traditional fervour and gaiety from April 18 next at Nyokum Niya ground at Nirjuli. This was decided by organising committee led by chairman Kashok Halley, also All Puroik Welfare Society president while secretary Siji Nanu said that it has been decided not to seek any financial help for the festival as it would showcase the rich cultural mosaic of the community.

Yingkiong-  Medical Camp

Three hundred people from Bomdo, Ramsing and adjacent villages in Upper Siang district benefited from medical camps conducted by the Garhwal Rifles at Bomdo and Ramsing villages on Friday, with assistance from the 356 field hospital and the 761 BRTF. Organized by the Army as part of its ‘Operational Samaritan’, the camp had a team of four army doctors along with two civilian doctors from the Yingkiong general hospital who attended to patients suffering from common ailments such as fever, fungal infection, bowel diseases, and chronic medical illnesses. They also distributed medicines for free.

Pasighat-  Campus Clean drive

Students from Lohit, Tirap, Changlang, Anjaw, Longding and Namsai districts studying at Jawaharlal Nehru College (JNC) here in East Siang district came together to clean the lower campus of the college on Saturday as part of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.  Supported by Municipal Ward 12 Councillor Kangge Moyong, who provided tools and machinery for the daylong programme, the students, clubbed under the banner of the All Lohit, Tirap, Changlang, Anjaw, Longding, and Namsai Students Union-JNC Unit (ALTCALNSU) participated in the hundreds.

Roing- Health Mela

villagers benefited from a ‘ Health Mela’ organised  by the Lower Dibang Valley District Health Society at Aarungo (Horupahar) village here on Friday.  Free diagnostic and other medical treatments were provided to the patients by a team of doctors. Medicines were also provided to the needy patients free of cost.  The team of doctors included DMO Dr R Tatan, DRCHO Dr Raju Mena, and Drs Nangkong Yirang,  SJ Mitapo and LC Deori.  Iduli block AS Chairperson Rajen Mickrow and the management of the Horupahar tea estate extended support to the medical team.

Khonsa- Damaged Roads repairing 

Taking serious note of the damages being done to NH-315A (Khonsa-Bogapani-Joypur road) by the contractors who are laying OFC cable alongside the road, Tirap Deputy Commissioner PN Thungon on Friday directed them to repair the damages within a week. The DC said legal action would be initiated against the agency/contractor concerned if they fail to follow the directive. The DC’s order came following complaints lodged by the villagers of Borduria. EAC (Judicial) H Kri, accompanied by a police team led by SI O Ronrang, took stock of the work and found that the cable laying work has not been carried out as per the guidelines, and that the executing agency has completely damaged the road by digging up the blacktopped areas.

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