Rijiju to visit flood-hit areas on Aug 28
CM releases Rs 10 cr for restoration works
ITANAGAR, Aug 26: After reviewing state’s prevailing flood situation in a high level meeting in his office chamber here today, Chief Minister Nabam Tuki directed release of an initial lump sum of Rs. 10 crore for emergency repair and restoration works.
Out of which Rs. 5 crore has been allocated to PWD, Rs.3 crore to WRD and Rs 1 crore each to power (Electrical) and PHE&WS departments. This decision is in addition to Rs.15 lakh and Rs. 7 lakh released to the DCs and ADCs respectively of the flood affected districts to enable them to undertake imme...
Gadkari’s support sought for Arunachal road sector
NEW DELHI, Aug 26: A BJP team led by Arunachal Pradesh Opposition leader Tamiyo Taga called on Union Road Transport & Highway Minister Niting Gadkari here today and in a memorandum sought his support for effective development of road network in the state.
Pointing out that with the unflinching backing of the GoI, the land-locked state has made rapid strides in its social-economic development, it said that the strategic state sharing international borders with three countries and infiltration-prone border with Myanmar and Bhutan has been gradually becoming sensitive from the security point o...
AICU honours Buttum
ITANAGAR, Aug 26: The All India Catholic Union (AICU) conferred Marian Rodrigues Award on Arunachal Pradesh Catholic Association president and North East AICU secretary Tok Buttum for his outstanding services to the Catholic Community and contributions to the underprivileged children’s education in India.
The award was given away by Rt. Rev. Francis Kalarakal, Arch Bishop of Veropoly and St. John Medical College chairman, Bangalore and CBCI secretary general during the valedictory function of AICU’s general body meeting held at Kochi, Kerala during August 22-24 last.
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Ziro SBI to launch PMJDY
From Yachang Tacho
ZIRO, Aug 26: Lower Subansiri district is all set to formally launch Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojna (PMJDY), one of the most intensive financial inclusion mission, along with the rest of nation next at Abotani Hall here on August 28, according to SBI chief manager Satyabrata Chanda.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on August 15 last had announced countrywide launching of the scheme to bring poor people who are left out into the mainstream of the financial system.
The objective of the scheme is to bring poor people who are financially excluded into the banking system by prov...Read more
Spiritual edn vital for tolerance: Mein
NAMSAI, Aug 26: ‘Spiritual education is vital for strengthening the values of tolerance and non- violence among the people’, said Agriculture, Horticulture, Veterinary & Animal Husbandry & Dairy Chowna Mein in his address as chief guest during the valedictory function of Janjati Faith & Culture Protection Forum (JFCPF) organized spiritual retreat programme at Golden Pagoda, Tengapani here Sunday.
He stressed the need for developing institutes for spiritual, philosophical guidance and its proper documentation. He further appreciated the newly modified system of worship in Tani belt, like ...
Board okays Arun kiwi wine launching
NAHARLAGUN, Aug 26: Arunachal Pradesh Horticulture Produce Marketing & Processing Board (APHPM&PB) approved launching of Arun kiwi wine at Itanagar and Mumbai in its first meeting held here today.
The meeting also approved the annual action plan proposed under the state plan under mission for integrated development of horticulture (MIDH), a central scheme.
Board chairman Kipa Niya, in his address, stressed on marketing of horticultural produce to boost the economic status of farmers.
Suggesting taking up farmers-centric initiatives, horticulture director Hage Kano said the final allocation ...Read more
DSE apprised of poor state of schools
NYAPIN, Aug 26: The Nyapin Nyobia Sangram Phassang Students’ Union (NNSPSU), in a representation today, apprised school education director of various problems, like dilapidated school building, shortage of teaching staff and absence of school boundary wall, which were affecting the proper functioning of middle, secondary and higher level schools in the district like, and urged him to address these issues at the earliest in the larger interest of the student community.
The union informed that its members had visited every school in the district including GSS Hiya & Laya, GHSS Sangram & Nya...
NAHARLAGUN, Aug 26: The family members of former finance and accounts officer late Ajay Ghosh, including his wife Manidipa Ghosh and sons Bargav and Arkya Ghosh, donated 88 service rules book to ATI comprising of accounts, establishment, income tax, finance, management and legal subject in a small function organized at the ATI here today.
Appreciating the generosity of the family members of Late Ajay Ghosh, ATI director Pate Marik said that the books will be used for imparting trainings to the state government officers & officials and will immensely benefit them in future.
Seva Dal founder remembered
NAHARLAGUN, Aug 26: Arunachal Pradesh Congress Seva Dal observed the 39th death anniversary of Dr. N.S Hardikar, founder of Indian National Congress Seva Dal at Indira Gandhi Congress Bhawan here today.
APCD chief organizer Kipa Kaha, in his address, remembered him as a true freedom fighter and a real Congressman while spokesperson Geli Ete highlighted that Dr. Hardikar, born in Dharwar in 1889 and studied medicine at the college of Physician and surgery in Calcutta and then Went to USA for higher education, before being instrumental in founding Congress Seva Dal in 1923 that played a stella...
Seppa-Itanagar road blocked
Seppa-Itanagar road blocked at Wessang after about 300 metre stretch was washed away. Continuous rain aggravated the Zero Point, which was in a dilapidated condition for lack of maintenance. The dilapidated road of about 90 km takes almost a day even in small cars to reach Zero Point. (DIPRO)...