The District Magistrate Itanagar Capital Complex vide an executive order has prohibited all kind of gambling including cards, housie, dice etc in any place, room, house, tent, open space etc within the Capital Complex with immediate effect. If anybody is found violating this order they shall be booked under various provisions of law and action may be taken against them, the order stated. The order was issued after it was bought to the notice of the DM that gambling in the form of dice, cards, housie etc are being practiced in some locations in the Capital Complex. The order further stated that Gambling of any kind- housie cards including dice are banned in the state under Arunachal Pradesh Gambling (Prohibition) Act, 2012.
Changlang Deputy Commissioner reviewed the comprehensive status on seeding of AADHAAR Card numbers with various services provided by the departments in a meeting held here at his conference hall, today. Informing that the biometric enrolment process for generation of AADHAAR Card will resume soon he directed all the departments delivering services to get the personal bank accounts of all the beneficiaries completed by the end of December next so that it can be linked immediately. The DC urged all the Administrative Officers to take necessary initiatives in completing the opening of the bank accounts in their respective jurisdiction. He asked them to submit the approximate number of total beneficiaries who need to open the bank accounts to the Managers of SBI in the district enabling them to prepare accordingly by taking up the matter with higher Authority for posting of sufficient staff in their respective banks. The DC also appealed the Bank Managers for their cooperation in opening the accounts. The meeting was attended by Administrative Officers, Heads of Offices, Changlang and Officers from various branches of SBI in the district.
One day Orientation and training programme on Galo language organized by Galo Welfare Society, Aalo Unit was held at Gumin Kiin on 3rd Oct. last. A team of Galo Language Development Committee headed by Takop Zirdo dwelt at length on synopsis on modified Roman Galo Script which gives scope to write and pronounce what we like in our own way. They appealed the Galo teachers to learn the language completely so that it can be taught in schools. The President and Secretary GWS, West Siang Unit Dr. Marbom Basar and Mito Lollen also stressed on importance of learning the language by the teachers and students as it is being introduced in schools of Galo areas. The teachers and students from various schools of the district also attended the all important training. Similar training was also conducted in Nikte Secondary school by the Language Development Committee.
Parliamentary Secretary (Education) Bamang Felix today made an unannounced on spot visit to the Apex Professional University here. PS found that the duration of classes to be taken as per UGC norms were not adhered to. He also inspected the attendance register of teachers, and moreover no students were found in the campus. He called upon the private initiative institution in Arunachal to impart quality education and not to play with careers of the learners and society. He asked them to create human resource development of the state by providing quality education services. He also asked the university authorities not to make the institution as commercial hub. He also asked them to create proper infrastructure and asked to shift to its permanent site. Further, he instructed the VC, Prof. A K Dangge, to maintain quality services like enough faculties for the subjects offered and other amenities and to recruit full fledged members in Law Department as per UGC as well as Bar Council of India norms.