Aalo Dec 28: A team consisting of Swami Bhaveshatmananda, Ekartmananda, Maharajjis, Shubhajit, Ravishankar , Yogananda, Pintu, Naveen and other staff members from Ramakrishna Mission, Aalo visited BRTF 44F CAMP and distributed 59 blankets on 26th Dec last.
The reliefs are meant for labours who are the livewire of road construction undertaken by BRO braving against chilling winter on roadside.
Aalo Dec 28 : The74 year old Tanom Yangi, who founded and established Sirum Village having 20 houses in the confluence of Pitgong and Sirum Stream breathed his lastafter prolong illness on 23rd Dec last. Hailing from Dupu village under Payum Circle, late Tanom Yangi was the first to settle in this village and bring about Resettlement process for many othesr in the village. Sirum village is located in between Kaying and Keak is now a recognised village with a population of 300 at present.
Itanagar, December 27: The Deputy Commissioner Capital Complex Shri Prince Dhawan appeals every citizen to not take part in illegal Bandh calls. He requests every citizen to defy such bandh calls so that the society could get rid of such menace. He further sought cooperation from everyone to ensure that this culture changes.
The DC further stressed that the DA is not against any democratic movements but any Bandh calls are undemocratic and illegal and cause untold misery to daily wagers and citizens. He further stressed that we should rather usher a culture of development and prosperity for our state.
Khonsa 27th December, 2017: Khonsa West MLA Tirong Aboh on 26th December, 2017 inaugurated male dormitory “Morong” locally known as Paa or Pang for Hah-shaan shum colony at Moktowa village amidst huge gathering of Chiefs and GBs of Dadam and Moktowa village, Senior Public leaders Ngampay Lamaty, Prominent public leader Khenwang Lowang, officers and official from Circle H/Q , Dadam, dignitaries from different villages of 56-Khonsa West A/C.
While inaugurating the Morong (Paa or Pang) MLA Tirong Aboh Chief Guest on the occasion urged the people of Hah-shaan shum colony Moktowa in particular and surrounding villages of Moktowa as a whole to maintain Morong (Paa or Paang) system intake as a part of permanent asset which were held dear by our ancestors and handed over to us for posterity in the years to come adding that in the past – male dormitory Morong or Paa/Pang was very important institution to conduct all kinds of village council (Noga-wang Ngoathoon) meeting in which even criminal cases/ boundary disputes/ divorce cases were settled in the Morong. Replied to public memorandum – Aboh announced Rs. 2 lakh for construction of one sanitary toilet/games & sports ground within Morong compound. Aboh appreciated people of Moktowa for according him a warm reception and hospitality during his two days halted programme.
Speaking on the occasion, Shri Teiwang Lowang, Chief of Moktowa and Shri Gienwang Wangsa, Head GB of Moktowa praised MLA-Tirong Aboh for fulfilling their long cherished short cut 12 kms link road from Dadam CHQ to Moktowa village along Electric line supply to Moktowa village. While extending their full faith under able leadership of MLA-Tirong Aboh – both the Chief and GB of Moktowa village requested MLA-Aboh to sanction one high power transformer for Moktowa to reduce frequent disruption problem in the village.
Prominent public leader Shri Ngampay Lamaty who accompanied during MLA-Aboh tour said that seeing the working capability as true representative of 56-Khonsa West A/C, he along with many popular leaders from Kheti and other villages have joined in PPA recently. Lamaty further said that MLA-Tirong Aboh is a visionary leader in which transparency can clearly be seen in his leadership.
Earlier senior public leaders of Moktowa Wanglik Kamhua and Pilo Kamhua also praised MLA-Tirong Aboh for bringing changes in development activities in the village.
The inaugural programme was attended by ASM of Dadam village, Chiefs and GBs of Dadam area villages, Officers and staff from Circle H/Q, Dadam and prominent public leader of Kheti village Khenwang Lowang and Ngampay Lamaty.
Earlier during his two days visit at Moktowa on 25th December, 2017 MLA-Tirong graced joint Christmas Celebration organized under the aegis of Catholic & Baptist Christian community at general ground Moktowa village wherein Fr. John Fernandez, Miao diocese, Nokban Tekwa, Pastor MBC and Catechist Jettuan Tekwa, churches leaders, Chiefs of Dadam and Moktowa village actively participated on the occasion.
While greetings the huge gathering of all Christian denominations of Moktowa village – MLA-Tirong Aboh appreciated people of Moktowa village for giving an opportunity to graced the joint Christmas celebration which implies the all the Christians are living under one umbrella Lord Jesus Christ. He appealed all churches leader of Moktowa to educate the villagers and youths about living a hygienic life by adopting sanitary toilets and importance of education in this competitive world apart from daily bible preaching. Aboh further said that while adopting different denominations one shouldn’t forget the roots of their own Identity and appeal not to neglect the existing village council (Ngoa-wang) system within the respective villages, he added that living co-existence with culture, religion, creed, caste and respect each other is utmost important for rapid development of every society. Later he distributed 218 blankets to churches leader and villagers of Moktowa village.
Gospel songs and dances marked the day long celebration a grand success and the programme concluded with community feast at Christmas celebration ground.
ITANAGAR, 27th December 2017: The state government has declared the proposed unwarranted bandh call announced on 29th December next by the Abo Tani Clan Organization (ATCO) as illegal and has appealed the citizen of the state to firmly denounce it. This decision was taken during the high level meeting chaired by Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein at his official residence this morning with the Chief Secretary i/c Marnya Ete, DGP Sandeep Goel, IGP Law & Order Nobin Payeng, Under Secretary Home C.N.Longphoi, Deputy Commissioner ICC Prince Dhawan, SP ICC S.S.Kalsi, Chief Councilor IMC Kipa Kaku and President Itanagar & Naharlagun Market Welfare Society Yumlam Achung & Tadar Sima. Also present during the meeting were, State BJP President Tapir Gao, Minister Education Honchun Ngamdam, Parliamentary Secretaries Techi Kaso, Jambey Tashi & Phurpa Tsering and State BJP Vice President Tame Phassang
DCM Chowna Mein said that government will not tolerate any bandh call which is against the greater interest of the people of state in general and capital complex in particular. The bandh call is nothing but to disturb the activities of the government. He directed the district administration to issue a strict order to effectively deal with the Bandh call and also instructed the Chief Secretary to order for ensuring smooth conduction of normal office works on the day.
State BJP President Tapir Gao said that any bandh call have never brought benefit to any people rather it create lots of difficulties and trouble to all concern during the bandh period and called for providing full proof security to the citizens and business communities who are always at the receiving end during such bandh calls.
Parliamentary Secretary PWD and the local legislator Techi Kaso said that government should reiterate its firm commitment to maintain law and order at all costs and ensure the security of the citizens is not compromised in any way.
He appealed the members of the public and requested the government employees in particular not to pay any heed to this unreasonable call and to come out as they would on any normal day and carry on their daily activities without any fear or apprehension of reprisals.
While terming bandh call as illegal, i/c Chief Secretary Marnya Ete quoted the Supreme Court’s order and asked the DC to issue warning to the bandh callers for holding them responsible for the losses incurred during the bandh. Any public or private property damage or losses incurred shall be realized from the bandh callers as per the Court’s order.
DC Capital complex Prince Dhawan apprised the DCM that district administration will make all elaborate arrangement for defying the said bandh and no one will be allowed to disturb the peace and tranquility of the capital complex. Magistrate will be deployed and they will take all precautionary measured.
He also informed that district administration will take meeting with, Itanagar Municipal Council, Itanagar Market Welfare Association and Naharlagun Bazar Welfare Committee so as to keep remain open their market and also request all citizens to open their business establishment during the bandh call and will appeal all such organisation not to call bandh in the interest of common people.
DGP Sandeep Goel said that elaborate security arrangement will be made and deployed in all location of the capital complex. No one will be allowed to take law in their own hand. He however appeals the bandh caller not to create problems and hurdles for common citizens or strict action will be initiated under various laws.
Siang, December 27, 2017 : Last leg of motivational campaigning and Verification of construction of Individual Household Latrines (IHHL) was conducted at Riga, Siang District by a team led by Deputy Commissioner Rahul Singh accompanied by ADC Boleng T. Pado, EAC Riga T. Mibang, EE PHE Subat pertin, Zilla Swacch Bharat Prerak (ZSBP) S Aggrawal and a host of PRI members and GBs.
A Gram Sabha meeting was also conducted to take a stock on the progress of SBM (G) in Riga circle which is the most populated circle in the district. various problems faced by the villagers like lack of quarry and building material, difficulty in transportation etc were highlighted.
Encouraging people to give utmost priority to sanitation, the DC urged for their full fledged Cooperation and support to make this flagship programme of the GoI a success and a community led movement towards Open Defecation Free (ODF) in true sense.
The team took a tour of the village to verify the ongoing and completed IHHLs where the villagers were lauded for their complete personal participation in construction of toilets despite the various challenges faced by them like difficult terrain, lack of space, high cost of construction, difficulty in transportation of construction materials etc.
The villagers pledged to win the war against open defecation by the stipulated timeline of 31st December 2017.
The Governor of Arunachal Pradesh Brig. (Dr.) B.D. Mishra (Retd.) flagged off the ‘Goodwill Car’ Rally, organised by the Sainik School Imphal Alumni Association (SSIAA) from Raj Bhavan, Itanagar on 27th December 2017.
The Governor appreciated the spirit of the SSIAA members, who overcoming the challenges of distance, time paucity, pressing engagements and pecuniary constraints had assembled for this excellent mission and were demonstrably well-set for a good purpose.
Interacting with the participants, before the flag off ceremony, the Governor congratulated the SSIAA for organising the goodwill car rally. He expressed hope that the rally will reinforce the spirit of integrity and bonhomie in the North Eastern Region of India and act as a cementing force between all our people.
Complementing the participants from the eight States of North East India, the Governor gave a laudable new acronym for the eight North Eastern States. He called them ‘ASTAM-NMM’, which phonetically be pronounced as ‘astam namam’, meaning ‘Salute to the great eight’. The first five letters of the acronym represent the States of Arunachal, Sikkim, Tripura, Assam and Meghalaya on Northern cardinal point and Nagaland, Manipur and Mizoram on the Eastern cardinal point.
The Governor urged upon the participants, to act as a messenger and catalyst and spread the messages of ‘unity in diversity’ and that ‘India is one’.
The Governor advised the SSIAA to carry forward the slogan of ‘Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas’ to all our countrymen all through the route of the rally.
The Governor, who is the ex-officio Chief Rector of Rajiv Gandhi University and President NERIST Society has been advocating about having a strong alumni association of educational institutions. He hoped that alumni of other educational institutions will also emulate the pattern of SSIAA and take up fraternity oriented missions discharging their obligation to their Alma Mater, society, State and the Nation.
Nine cars with twenty-four participants took part in the rally. The rally started with the slogan ‘Bharat Mata Ki Jai’. The participants were enthusiastic to forge the spirit of harmonious and friendly coexistence across the length and width of the area they traverse.
The rally will culminate at Sainik School, Imphal on 29th December 2017.
Tuesday, 26th December 2017 ITANAGAR : Two BJP members who recently won the by-election – Biyuram Waghe (12th Pakke Kessang ) and Kardo Nyigyor (28th Likabali) – today took oath as MLAs before the Assembly Speaker T.N.Thongdok in the presence of Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein.
Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein congratulated the two newly-elected MLAs. State BJP President Tapir Gao, Deputy Speaker Tumke Bagra, Parliamentary Secretary WCD, SJETA & Land Management Gojen Gadi, Parliamentary Secretary Tax & Excise and Science & Technology Tapak Taku, Parliamentary Secretary Sports & Youth Affairs and Parliamentary Affairs Nyamar Karbak, Parliamentary Secretary Industries, Textile, Handloom & Handicraft Karya Bagang, invitees, Secretary to State Assembly M. Lasa were present on the occasion.
The Speaker presented feature-rich laptop to the newly sworn in MLAs.
Itanagar, December 19: A District Committee meeting was held today under the Chairmanship of the Deputy Commissioner Capital Complex Shri Prince Dhawan with the HoDs of various departments to select a village under the CMs Adarsh Gram Yojana which is a flagship programme of the State Government. The DC informed that the objective of the scheme is to develop 60 model villages per Legislative Assembly Constituency which are equipped with all the basic amenities such as 24×7 piped drinking water, electricity at household level, primary school, primary health infrastructure internal roads, avenues of employment generation and are open defecation free. The DC stressed that every department should work in coordination so that the all the formalities could be completed in the given timeframe.
During the meeting, the EAC Itanagar Toko Babu briefed about the salient features of the programme.
The District Committee identified and selected Borum Gram Panchayat for the programme. The DC directed all the concerned departments to prepare and submit the shelf of works before the next review meeting which is set to be held on 2nd February 2017 and hoped that the ASM concerned and GP Chairperson shall actively assist the concerned agencies for this task.
The DRDA has been made the nodal implementing agency for the programme and the PD DRDA M Loyi was asked to do the baseline survey and to coordinate with the Borum Gram Panchayat to do the survey of the existing and the proposed assets of the village through geo technology. The DC also directed the PD to convene a meeting with the concerned Gram Sabha involving all the concerned departments.
Khonsa Battalion under the aegis of Civic Action Plan conducted free medical health camp for the villagers Horu-Chinhan village and surrounding villages on 19th December, 2017.
While inaugurating the health camp Commandant 16 Assam Rifles urged people of Horu-Chinhan and surrounding villages to live a hygienic life and to use sanitary toilets to avoid various water borne diseases like Malaria, Typhoid, Jaundice and measles etc.
During Medical Camp carried out by Medical Officer and Staff of Khonsa Battalion Assam Rifles at Horu-Chinhan a total 216 patients (Male – 36, Female – 122 and Children 58) were benefitted with free medicines and treatment.
In a interactive session with the public of border area at Horu Chinhan Assam Rifles Medical Officers educated about HIV/ AIDS and Hepatitis.
Chiefs, GBs, PRIs, Churches leader, public and NGOs leaders of Horu-Chinhan and nearby villages appreciated 16 Assam Rifles for conducting free health camp in such remote place.
It is worth mention that Assam Rifles once again truly stood by their motto “FRIENDS OF THE NORTH EAST PEOPLE”.