49th College Day celebration at Jawaharlal Nehru College, Pasighat declared open today by the state’s education minister Tapang Taloh amidst cheers and colourful presentation by the students.
Addressing the huge gathering in the college ground, Taloh in his impressive speech stated “Discipline is the key to success in life, and teachers make a lasting impact in the lives of their students”. He termed that discipline is like an addiction and once the students are disciplined then it is difficult to get rid of that and each pleasure of life can be experienced. According to him discipline was equally essential for all age of group but for students it holds a great value. Success would be theirs who value and practice self-discipline in life to scale newer heights of academic excellence. He urged the students to be attentive, punctual and hardworking to become worthy citizens of the nation. Students need to acquire latest knowledge through rigorous academic process and also should take part in sports and games to make them physically fit and personality development, he opined. There are reservations in sports quota to get for government jobs he informed and further advised the students to develop unity and brotherhood through such activities. The minister appealed teaching community to impart quality education and to put all-out efforts to make the society vibrant and advanced. Taloh also urged the college fraternity to adopt cleanliness as a permanent ethos of their life and work for generating awareness regarding clean atmosphere, personal hygiene and pollution free campus.
While highlighting the developments being brought under the dynamic leadership of the present Chief Minister Nabam Tuki, the education minister informed that 01 Cr. has been earmarked for quarters of the faculties and good amounts for laboratory of JNC and in addition, Two new buses and one Bolero for the principal have been given recently. Under RUSA, four crores has been sanctioned to promote higher education and the college authority should strictly monitor and should not compromise with the quality works, he added. He asked the district administration to provide at least 10 Acrs of land to establish the Arunachal State University for which 10 Crs. has already been sanctioned.
Deepak Shinde in his address stated that it was time to rejoice and to celebrate as annual festival of the college. Taking privilege, Shinde urged the youths to take part in various competitions undertaken by the administration under preparation of Smart City Proposal.
College Principal Tayek Talom presented a detail achievement and progress report and advised the students to be punctual and sincere for all round development. JNC Students Union General Secretary Guni Pabin also apprised the minister about the demands and grievances of the students and submitted a six point memorandum for infrastructure and academic development of the college.
Mega dance and traditional dance and various sports activities were the other highlight of the day.
Hundreds of ICDS worker, helper, mid day meal workers and tea estate workers join hands with banner, placard in the rally demanding regularization of jobs,stop of price hikes and fill up vacant post lying in the state and centre government’s line departments across the country.
The rally was organized by Centre of Indian Trade Union (CITU), started from Rashmela ground via RNB Road to DC office,fly over and concluded at the same point. Ralliest demanded early regularization of jobs,who were engaged in ICDS,MDM,ASHA,NRHM and provide 18,000 as monthly salaries, stop huge prices hikes in the market which have been creating resented among citizens, allot pension schemes for engaged labor and employees are prominent demands of the rally.
Indumati Brahma,ICDS worker,Jayanti Basumatary,MDM worker said that they have been working in the ICDS schemes at a loose salary,yet they have not been got regular salaries.We have been deprived from different fronts of rights and infrastructural aspects in the schools,they said.
They demanded that government should take bold initiative to solve issue and problems face by ICDS and MDM workers.
Santash Guha,CITU leader told that government failed to check price hikes in the country. He has demanded government should come forward with positive step to facilitate peoples’ welfare measures so that citizens can get healthy living across the country.
A strayed rhino is unleashing no less reign of terror killing a person in Majuli on Tuesday.
The animal was spotted in the open paddy field at Pohumora area early in the morning to be chased away by a group of local people. But it sneaked into the nearby village in the wee hours.
The angry animal killed a person when he along with a few others tried to disperse it from the river island. The local resident was hit by its horn and then trampled to death. Forest officials arrived in the spot at 8-30 in the morning and they are monitoring the animal.
14 Aug 2007 - 9:43am | editor Guwahati : A 12 hour long statewide Assam bandh disrupted normal life in the state from early in the morning. The Bandh was called by a forum of 12 political parties to protest against the killings of Hindi-speaking people by the ULFA and KLNLF militants in Karbi Anglong district. The Bandh is total and barring a few stray incidents, the situation is reported to be normal.
Schools, colleges, banks and other commercial establishments remain closed and the government, semi government and private offices registered thin attendance.
Very few vehicles are plying on the streets and all long distance buses are lying idle. A few state transport buses are on the streets and that too with police escort. But train and air services are on schedule.
Our Correspondent from Diphu reports: The 12 hour Assam bandh is total. People are remaining inside their homes. But some people came out to see Union minister Sri Prakash Jaiswal in the morning when he arrived to take a stock of the prevailing situation. These people, mostly Hindi speaking, came out to see the minister to impress upon him the need for increasing security in the area.
Our Correspondent from Silchar adds: The Bandh had no impact in all the three Barak valley districts. Schools and offices are running normally.
A forum of 12 political parties had called for the bandh to protest the killing of the Hindi-speaking people in Karbi Anglong district. The parties included the Asom Gana Parishad-Progressive (AGP-P), Assam United Democratic Front (AUDF), CPI and CPI(M) amongst others.The business body, Kamrup Chamber of Commerce, had also backed the bandh.