The weather condition is improving but the situation in flood-ravaged Namsai and East Siang districts continued to be grim. However the water level of several rivers showed a receding trend. Due to the flood most of the roads have been severely damaged and and several areas were cut off due to washing away of culverts. Supply of electricity was snapped as electric poles were uprooted by soil erosion in Lekang circle. Movement of vehicles on NH-52 has been suspended due to flood water which has weakened two culverts. Around 3,500 hectares of agriculture field, 115 fish ponds were totally submerged and damaged by flood water in the district. 250 cattle, 400 pigs, 200 goats and 2,000 poultry birds have died or washed away, an official report from Namsai said. 3,500 houses were completely damaged and the residential areas were still inundated. A total of 28 relief camps accommodating around 6,000 inmates, mostly in Lekang circle, were operational.
East Kameng Deputy Commissioner in a meeting of Hospital Management Society on Tuesday reviewed the performance and present status of the District Hospital regarding facilities, man power etc. He enquired about the facilities available in the District Hospital and polio cases and the causes of infant death. Enquiring about the causes for rejection and delay in settlement of cases under APCMUHIS, he requested the DMO to write to the concern authority. Regarding shortage of manpower, he suggested for preparation of a detailed report separately for MOs, health staffs and infrastructure and furnish the same immediately for necessary onward action. the Proposed launching of Jan Aushadhi Scheme/Pradhan Mantri Jan Aushidhi Yojana highlighted in the meeting.Earlier in the day, the In-charges of various health programs have informed about the achievements made so far under their respective field of activities through power-point presentation in a review meeting of the District Level Vigilance cum Monitoring Committee.
The first Tadak Dulom Memorial District Badminton Championship-2016 ended with the men’s double final match at Singhik Hall here on Tuesday. Tai Doyom and Domo Padu won the men’s double title defeating the pair of Talin Raji and Takam Yolu. Tania Dobin defeated Tai Doyom in the final to win the men’s single title. In boys under-15 doubles, Gamto Mengnia and Kiakap Mengnia defeated the duo of Nyado Rigia and Tapik Piya in the final. In Girls Single under 15 years category, Reri Dinus Dulom beat Nyaty Dobin in the final to win the title while the double title in this category was won by the pair of Nyaty Dobin and Adam Doyom. They defeated the pair of Kajak Gamnu and Abhina Gamnu in the final. Yumsi Doyom won the women’s single title beating Yaro Leriak in the final while the doubles title in this category was won by Titer Maling and Yarak Sikom Gongo. They defeated Minu Mara and Yumsi Doyom in the final match.
The Socio-Economic Welfare Association (SEWA) felicitated the meritorious students who passed Class X and XII in the last academic session. Altogether 28 students of Class X and 8 students of Class XII were felicitated. The criteria for selection were scores of 80% and 70% and above marks in urban areas and 70% and 60% and above marks in rural areas for Non APST and APST students respectively. Speaking on the occasion as a resource person Prof. Dr Naveen Pandey, Head of Agriculture and Horticulture Department, Arunachal University of Studies dwelt on the topic of quality education and career guidance while asking students to be more devoted, dedicated and determined to achieve success. He also highlighted the role of Arunachal University of Studies(AUS) in developing the educational scenario of Arunachal Pradesh in particular and North East India as a whole.