East Siang – Operation Smile-2
The need for providing a humane touch in dealing with children in need of care and protection including Juveniles was emphasized during the one-day workshop on Child Welfare to police personnel Role under Operation Smile –2 , organized by the East Siang Police, here on Friday at Reserve Police Line(RPL). It may be mentioned that OCs are Child Welfare Officers under Special Juvenile Police Unit. Resource person, Deputy Director, ICDS, and Child Protection Officer East Siang, Ponung Ering Angu, called for proactive role of OCs and IOs and dwelt on the various provisions and procedures that has to be followed in rehabilitation of rescued children and abandoned children, child victims and Juveniles, also informed on standardized practices/facilities that needs to mandatorily provided in shelter homes, observation homes, orphanage and childcare institution in terms of education, health ,recreation and nutrition. She informed that a child victim is entitled be made aware of his/her rights, provided free legal aid and also dwelt on the compensation provisions under AP Victims Compensation Scheme .
Khonsa- DRDA meeting
The 50th governing body meeting of Tirap district DRDA was held in DC’s conference hall, Khonsa on Thursday last. ZPC, ZPMs, HoDs and representatives of Banks has attended the meeting . In his address Tirap Deputy Commissioner Ravi Jha said that there was an urgent need to improve the feed-back mechanism for better coordination and effective implementation of the government schemes. While lamenting over the snail’s pace of most of the schemes due to various reasons, the DC urged the BDOs and ZPMs to pull up their socks to expedite the work on on-going projects to ensure timely completion. While asking the DRDA and ZPMs to implement the flagship central scheme PMAY properly in order to benefit the needy beneficiaries Jha requested the ZPC to hold the Gram Sabha meeting at the earliest. He asked the line departments of DRDA to work in close coordination to achieve the desired results.
The three days service training of the teachers was concluded on Friday at DIET, Wessang. The objective of the training was to impart among the participating teachers the constructive approach for teaching social science and communication skill through 5 Es Model. Delivering the valedictory speech he East Kameng DC Rajeev Takuk speak about the importance of health, education and communication, and advantages of trainings. Explaining on the advantages of training, he informed that training generally improves three basic aspects – ASK: Ability, Skill and Knowledge. Quoting “life is a continuous process of learning,” he exhorted the trainees to upgrade and expand their knowledge to impart good and informed education to students. Further, he informed that a good communication skill is must in order to translate one’s knowledge to others. Acknowledging that little knowledge is dangerous, he admitted that there is nothing false in the part of education system or teachers or government, it is the mindset that creates such wrong impression. Anticipating fruitful outcome of the training programme, he congratulated the teaching fraternity for this year CBSE result and urged them to continue the same zeal.
Itanagar- Export Promotion of Agricultural and Processed Foods
Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) in association with the Department of Trade & Commerce had organized an Outreach Programme on Export Promotion of Agricultural and Processed Foods on 29th July’ 2016 at Hotel TODO in Itanagar. I H Saikia, Consultant, APEDA, Regional Office Guwahati as Resource Persons in delivering and highlighting the schemes for the benefit of the export community in increasing their trade activities utilising the duty benefits to become more competitive and also share the various export incentives offered by the Government of India through various public/ public sector organizations. The event began with Welcome Address by Mr. Tokong Pertin, Director Trade & Commerce, who exhorted that Arunachal Pradesh is not a land-locked but a gifted land-linked state sharing international boundaries with three countries which gives ample scope for export activities. He further added that,. Mr Pertin also requested the Officials from DGFT, APEDA and Customs to disseminate the process of documentation for export related activities to the participants.
Deputy Commissioner cum Chairman District Health Society Papum Pare District Shri Sandeep Kumar Singh, IAS launched Intensified Diarrhoea Control Fortnight (IDCF/IYCF) at Govt Dispensary at Itafort, Itanagar on Friday. He distributed ORS and Zinc Tablets to mothers and children and advised the mothers to take benefit of programme for better health care of their children. Staffs of Dispensary also demonstrated hand washing technique and distributed ORS to small kids from Arunachal Vikas Parishad Bal Bharti School, Itanagar. Intensified Diarrhoea Control Fortnight (IDCF/IYCF) will be observed from 29th July 2016 to 11th August 2016, wherein free ORS and Zinc tablets will be distribute at all health care facilities and Anganwadi centres. After launching the programme DC Sandeep Kumar Singh also inspected the dispensary to take stock of the condition of the dispensary along with District Medical Officer Dr.S. Ronya, DRCHO Dr.J.Ado, DANO Dr.T.Raju, and Medical Officers. The MO Incharge Dr. Kabak Tamar briefed the DC about dismal conditions of the Dispensary and requirement of basic infrastructures for its smooth functioning.