Governor unveils bust statue of Martyr Mihin Bagang

India defeated Pakistan 1971 war on the strength of patriotism and ‘Nation First’ spirit of the people like that of Sepoy Mihin Bagang: Governor
ITANAGAR, December 6:The Governor of Arunachal Pradesh Brig.(Dr) B.D Mishra (Retd.) on 6th December 2018, unveiled the bust statue of Martyr Sepoy Mihin Bagang of the 5th Battalion of the ASSAM Regiment of the Indian Army, who made the supreme sacrifice for the defence of the Nation on 6th December 1971. The Bust statue is very appropriately located in the school compound of the Government Secondary School, Hapoli which has, by State gazette notification rechristened as Mihin Bagang Government Secondary School, Hapoli. The occasion coincides with the 3rd Youth Rising Day celebrations of Apatani Youth Association to commemorate 47th Death anniversary of Martyr Sepoy Mihin Bagang.
Speaking on the occasion, the Governor said that India defeated Pakistan 1971 war on the strength of patriotism and ‘Nation First’ spirit of the people like that of Sepoy Mihin Bagang.
Paying tribute to the Martyr Mihin Bagang, the Governor said that Late Mihin had dreamt of joining the Indian Army and nothing could stop him from that. His mission to serve Mother India and his supreme sacrifice in the line of duty has made him immortal. He called upon the people to remember and cherish the valour of Martyr Sepoy Mihin Bagang.
Our tribute to this brave son of this beautiful valley will be to encourage our youth to follow his path and join the Army, Air Force and the Navy in various capacities, the Governor said. He urged the District Administration, political leadership and Goan Buras to motivate the youth to come forward and serve the nation through a good career which the iNdian Armed Forces provide. He also recalled with appreciation the recently conducted Pay Back to Society programme by 27 Armed Force Officers, 20 Army, 4 Navy and 3 Air Force from Arunachal Pradesh.
The Governor, while addressing the Ex-Servicemen present on the occasion exhorted them to serve the society. He also called upon the political leaders to explore avenues, where these Ex-Servicemen can be placed to contribute to the public wellbeing.
Sharing his mission and priorities, the Governor said that youth, education and cleanliness are must for the progress of a society.
I dream to see an Arunachali IAS / IPS officer in each of 29 States and 3 Union Territories of the country” the Governor said, while informing that he has already initiated for establishment of seven additional Kendriya Vidhyalayas in Arunachal Pradesh.
MLA Er. Tage Taki, President AYA Habung Tamang, Shri Radhe Millo, Secretary Capital Complex Tajang Welfare Association also spoke on the occasion. Shri Mihin Tallang Tangu presented a brief narrative on the life of Martyr Mihin Bagang.
The First Lady of the State Smt Neelam Misra, Lower Subansiri District Deputy Commissioner Shri Chukhu Taker, Superintendent of Police Shri Mihin Gambo, Heads of Department, Goan Buras and Goan Buris and general public attended the program.
A colourful cultural program dedicated to Martyr Bagang was presented by the ladies of the Apatani community and school children on the occasion.

Never lose heart but use your abilities to progress: Governor to differently abled people

Itanagar,3rd December: The Governor of Arunachal Pradesh Brig. (Dr.) B.D. Mishra (Retd.) along with First Lady of the State Smt Neelam Misra attended the celebration of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities at Donyi Polo Mission School for Hearing and Visually Impaired (DPMSHVI), Chimpu on 3rd December 2018. DPMSHVI, Chimpu was established on 15th October 1990 has 106 students, including 15 visually impaired today. 97 hearing impaired have passed Class X from the institute till date, many of who are engaged in government establishment.

The Governor felicitated the differently abled persons on the occasion and also gave away the prizes to winners of the essay writing completion, conducted by the Department of Social Justice, Empowerment and Tribal Affairs, Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh. He also felicitated Dr. K. Zaman, medical practitioner of Ramakrishna Mission Hospital, Itanagar for his contribution towards DPMSHVI, Chimpu, since its inception.

Speaking on the occasion, the Governor exhorted the people with disabilities to take it in their limitation and develop their personality. He advised them to make friends and mix with positive people.

Citing Ashtavakra, the revered Vedic sage, who was born with eight physical handicaps, Poet Surdas, who was blind but his poetries are sung till date and similarly Lt General Pankaj Joshi, PVSM, AVSM, VSM, a former Indian Army officer, was field disabled officer of the Indian Army to command a battalion and a brigade, an Armoured Division and Army Commander, the Governor emphasised that physically disabled person must never lose heart but use their abilities to progress. He also recommended to them to practice Yoga and Pranayams, which is beneficial for all.

Complimenting Shri Gegong Apang for his contribution in establishing DPMSHIV, Chimpu, the Governor called upon people to change their attitude towards differently abled people. Instead of being sympathetic, they must be empathetic towards them.

Referring to the ‘Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill-2016’ passed by Parliament under the leadership of Shri Narendra Modi, Prime Minister if India, the Governor suggested that new schemes, amenities and reservations for the differently abled people must be regularly brought in.

The Governor advised the officials of Department of Social Justice, Empowerment and Tribal Affairs, Govt of Arunachal Pradesh to provide the computer software, which will help the visually impaired children.

Immensely impressed by the crafts made by the students, the Governor suggested for instituting a display place in the State Government emporiums in the metros for its promotion.

Governor condoles the demise of Union Minister Ananth Kumar

Itanagar Nov 12:The Governor of Arunachal Pradesh Brig. (Dr.) B.D. Mishra (Retd.) has condoled the demise of Union Minister for Chemicals & Fertilizers and Parliamentary Affairs Shri Ananth Kumar. The Governor in his condole message said that in the death of Shri Kumar, the Nation has lost one of the grass root leaders, distinguished publc figure with huge political experience and a social worker.
Conveying sincere and heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family on behalf of the people of the State and on his own behalf, the Governor prayed to Almighty to bestow enough strength to bear the loss and for eternal peace for the departed soul.

Governor meets Tourism Minister

Governor for commissioning eco friendly, tourist friendly tourism and socially beneficial projects in Arunachal Pradesh

Governor emphasises on holistic approach in harnessing the tourism potential of Arunachal Pradesh

Itanagar, Sept 20 :The Governor of Arunachal Pradesh Brig. (Dr.) B.D. Mishra (Retd.) met the
Union Minister of State (Tourism) Shri K.J. Alphons at New Delhi on 20th September 2018. They discussed on specific issues for enhancing and promoting Tourism in Arunachal Pradesh.

The Governor, who is on an official visit to the National Capital New Delhi emphasised on holistic approach in harnessing the tourism potential of Arunachal Pradesh.

The Governor requested the Tourism Minister for commissioning eco friendly, tourist friendly tourism and socially beneficial projects in Arunachal Pradesh.

As a follow up action of his recent meeting with Head Priest of Parasuram Kund and his earlier visit to the sacred Kund, the Governor impressed upon the Minister for its overall holistic development to promote spiritualism and age-old values, while keeping the Indian culture and traditions of the Kund undisturbed.

Sharing his experience, climbing 400 plus steep steps down to the Kund from the hilltop near the temple premise, the Governor said that the need of the time is to facilitate the aged pilgrims and women to perform their ‘Pooja’ with convenience and safety, so that they can carry back good experience from the pilgrimage, the Governor emphasized. He suggested for appropriate provision of the holy water in well approachable Kunds and also with special care for the exclusiveness for women pilgrims.

Governor meets Tourism Minister

Governor for commissioning eco friendly, tourist friendly tourism and socially beneficial projects in Arunachal Pradesh

Governor emphasises on holistic approach in harnessing the tourism potential of Arunachal Pradesh

Itanagar, Sept 20 :The Governor of Arunachal Pradesh Brig. (Dr.) B.D. Mishra (Retd.) met the
Union Minister of State (Tourism) Shri K.J. Alphons at New Delhi on 20th September 2018. They discussed on specific issues for enhancing and promoting Tourism in Arunachal Pradesh.

The Governor, who is on an official visit to the National Capital New Delhi emphasised on holistic approach in harnessing the tourism potential of Arunachal Pradesh.

The Governor requested the Tourism Minister for commissioning eco friendly, tourist friendly tourism and socially beneficial projects in Arunachal Pradesh.

As a follow up action of his recent meeting with Head Priest of Parasuram Kund and his earlier visit to the sacred Kund, the Governor impressed upon the Minister for its overall holistic development to promote spiritualism and age-old values, while keeping the Indian culture and traditions of the Kund undisturbed.

Sharing his experience, climbing 400 plus steep steps down to the Kund from the hilltop near the temple premise, the Governor said that the need of the time is to facilitate the aged pilgrims and women to perform their ‘Pooja’ with convenience and safety, so that they can carry back good experience from the pilgrimage, the Governor emphasized. He suggested for appropriate provision of the holy water in well approachable Kunds and also with special care for the exclusiveness for women pilgrims.

Nation will develop, when the last person in the queue is taken care of: Governor

It is the onerous responsibility of every citizen to ensure that projects are implemented with honesty, transparency, accountability and continuity: Governor

Itanagar Sept 12:The Governor of Arunachal Pradesh Brig. (Dr.) B.D. Mishra (Retd.) visited the various projects, undertaken under the ‘Aspirational District’ programme in Namsai District on 11th September 2018. Accompanied by the First Lady of the State, Smt Neelam Misra, the Governor visited Health & Wellness Centre, Piyong and interacted with beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana, Saubhagya Scheme / Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana and Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana.

The Governor and the First Lady of the State also visited the residence of Shri Monisor Payeng in Adi Ningroo Village, who have availed benefits from Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana, Saubhagya Scheme and Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana. Monisor and his wife Deepa expressed their gratitude to the State and Central Governments for material assistance, which has changed their lifestyle for better.

The Governor and the First Lady of the State also visited the Anganwadi Centre and Government Upper Primary school at Piyong which are cover under the Aspirational District programme and interacted with Anganwadi workers, ASHAs, students and teachers. They enquired about the nutrition provided to them, mid-day meals and status of textbooks and advised the children to study hard, be obedient to their parents and teachers and keep themselves healthy.

Addressing a public meeting at Piyong, the Governor said nation will develop, when the last person in the queue is taken care of. Therefore, the government and administration should see that every needy person is taken care of and that will to achieve the overall development. It is the vision and mission of Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi ji and Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Pema Khandu ji to see every part of this Frontier State develops. Hence, it is the onerous responsibility of every citizen to ensure that projects are implemented with honesty, transparency, accountability and continuity. This trend must take root in the State, the Governor pointed.

Earlier, the Governor honoured the eldest Gaon Burah Shri Lohani Mantaw, GB, Piyong Khampi and gave away the cheques to beneficiaries under Krishi Vigyan programme for promoting organic farming.

Later, the Governor interacted with the officers concerned with the ‘aspirational District’ projects and programmes. He advised them to set their target and get into the implementation of the projects whole heartedly.

The Governor said that the Government officers are the one who can take the State forward. Therefore, they must be punctual and regular in the office, meet all the visitors to their office, go to the ground, devote full time and energy in Public interest, he emphasized.

While citing reference of Shri Tapi Gao, Director, Elementary Education, who has adopted Govt. Primary School, Raj Bhavan, the Governor advised the Heads of Department and officers to adopt a school each to improve the education status of the State.

Nation will develop, when the last person in the queue is taken care of: Governor

It is the onerous responsibility of every citizen to ensure that projects are implemented with honesty, transparency, accountability and continuity: Governor

Itanagar Sept 12:The Governor of Arunachal Pradesh Brig. (Dr.) B.D. Mishra (Retd.) visited the various projects, undertaken under the ‘Aspirational District’ programme in Namsai District on 11th September 2018. Accompanied by the First Lady of the State, Smt Neelam Misra, the Governor visited Health & Wellness Centre, Piyong and interacted with beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana, Saubhagya Scheme / Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana and Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana.

The Governor and the First Lady of the State also visited the residence of Shri Monisor Payeng in Adi Ningroo Village, who have availed benefits from Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana, Saubhagya Scheme and Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana. Monisor and his wife Deepa expressed their gratitude to the State and Central Governments for material assistance, which has changed their lifestyle for better.

The Governor and the First Lady of the State also visited the Anganwadi Centre and Government Upper Primary school at Piyong which are cover under the Aspirational District programme and interacted with Anganwadi workers, ASHAs, students and teachers. They enquired about the nutrition provided to them, mid-day meals and status of textbooks and advised the children to study hard, be obedient to their parents and teachers and keep themselves healthy.

Addressing a public meeting at Piyong, the Governor said nation will develop, when the last person in the queue is taken care of. Therefore, the government and administration should see that every needy person is taken care of and that will to achieve the overall development. It is the vision and mission of Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi ji and Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Pema Khandu ji to see every part of this Frontier State develops. Hence, it is the onerous responsibility of every citizen to ensure that projects are implemented with honesty, transparency, accountability and continuity. This trend must take root in the State, the Governor pointed.

Earlier, the Governor honoured the eldest Gaon Burah Shri Lohani Mantaw, GB, Piyong Khampi and gave away the cheques to beneficiaries under Krishi Vigyan programme for promoting organic farming.

Later, the Governor interacted with the officers concerned with the ‘aspirational District’ projects and programmes. He advised them to set their target and get into the implementation of the projects whole heartedly.

The Governor said that the Government officers are the one who can take the State forward. Therefore, they must be punctual and regular in the office, meet all the visitors to their office, go to the ground, devote full time and energy in Public interest, he emphasized.

While citing reference of Shri Tapi Gao, Director, Elementary Education, who has adopted Govt. Primary School, Raj Bhavan, the Governor advised the Heads of Department and officers to adopt a school each to improve the education status of the State.

Education is the first barometer of civilized society: Governor

Have Pan Arunachal Approach, quality involvement of all stakeholders with missionary zeal, every penny must be honestly spent for more returns: Governor

In the educational programmes, utilization of resources, development of infrastructure and procurement and use of latest training / teaching aids, there must be transparency, accountability, fair policy and even playground for students, and teachers: Governor

Itangar Sept 05: The Governor of Arunachal Pradesh Brig. (Dr.) B.D. Mishra (Retd.) attended the Teachers’ Day celebration at State Banquet Hall, Itanagar on 5th September 2018 and presented the State Teacher’s Awards to 39 teachers, including 7 lady teachers on the occasion.

Congratulating the awardees, the Governor said that it is their good effort and dedication that the education scenario is improving in the State. He made a special mention of Shri Niranjan Shahoo, a retired teacher, who is still rendering his service gratis to the earlier school where he was teaching, in Kurung Kumey District.

Speaking on the occasion, the Governor recalled the literary accomplishment, educational dedication, nationalism and values of Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, which he possessed, preached and practised. He also recalled the great teaching merit of his teachers, Prof. JK Mehta of Allahabad University and Prof. R.N. Mishra of Jiwaji University, Gwalior, on the occasion.

Stating that education is the first barometer of civilized society, the Governor highlighted the history of education in India. He said that it was entirely due to teachers’ greatness that our ancient learning system developed extremely well and in due course of time we had famous universities, like Nalanda and Taxila, where the students from far off countries came to study.

Associating himself with the teaching community, the Governor said that in his 35 years in Army, he was either studying in Military Colleges, or teaching in Military Colleges, or fighting war, some of low intensity, some of high intensity and some of all out dimension. He said that the thoughts of Teacher- Leaner Teaching, – Learning always have been in his mind, heart and practice.

The Governor called upon all including parents, politicians and educationists to actively participate in the mission to improve education status in the State. Stating that education is the Key Result Area (KRA), he suggested for policies and programmes for improving the educational scenario of the State, which he said should have Pan Arunachal Approach, quality involvement of all stakeholders with missionary zeal, every penny must be honestly spent for more returns, there must be clear vision to achieve all round better educational environment in the State enabling students for decent, self support and Stand up in life.

Underscoring the challenges in the education sector, the Governor said that in the educational programmes, utilization of resources, development of infrastructure and procurement and use of latest training / teaching aids, there must be transparency, accountability, fair policy and even playground for students, and teachers.

Education Minister Shri Honchun Ngandam, Education Secretary Smt Madhu Rani Teotia and Special Secretary (Education) Shri Rahul Singh also spoke on the occasion.

Earlier the Governor released a book, titled ‘Gandhi ji’s Nai Talim’.

First Lady of the State Smt Neelam Misra, Daporijo MLA Shri Dikto Yekar, PWD Commissioner Shri Bilatee Pertin were present on the occasion along with officers from the Department of Education.

NCC is a very important part of academic curricula: Governor

NCC inculcated self-discipline, obedience, sincerity and determination amongst the cadets: Governor

Itanagar, Sept 01:The Governor of Arunachal Pradesh Brig. (Dr.) B.D. Mishra (Retd.) interacted with the officers and cadets National Cadet Corps (NCC), 1 Arunachal Pradesh Battalion NCC at Raj Bhavan, Itanagar on 1st September 2018.
The Governor said that NCC is a very important part of academic curricula, which has been instilling nationalism, patriotism and spirit of ‘Nation First’ amongst the young students. It has inculcated self-discipline, obedience, sincerity and determination amongst the cadets. He emphasized that there must be more and more NCC Units, which will help in developing a disciplined human resource in our State.
Sharing his idea of having Independence Day NCC Camp, in place of Republic Day NCC Camp to avoid academic losses to the students, participating in RD Camp, the Governor asked the officers and cadets to provide him required inputs, so that it can be pursued at the highest decision making authority’s level.
1 Arunachal Pradesh Bn NCC, Commanding Officer, Col. R.K. Sharma, Lt. Col NK Bishnoi, SM, Second in Command, NCC officers, Instructors and NCC Cadets who participated in Republic Day Parades shared their experiences with the Governor.

Governor emphasises on availability of PDS items in Border Areas

 

The Cabinet Minister for Food & Civil Supplies and Legal Metrology & Consumer Affairs etc. Shri Kamlung Mossang called on the Governor of Arunachal Pradesh Brig. (Dr.)

B.D. Mishra (Retd.) at Raj Bhavan, Itanagar on 16th July 2018. They discussed about Public Distribution System, ration items and consumer affairs etc.

The Governor emphasized on strengthening the Public Distribution System in the State. He said that the basic requirements, i.e. ration items must reach every bona fide  denizen, especially in the remote villages of the State. Focus must be on the border areas of international boundaries, from Bhutan in the West to Myanmar in the East, he said.

The Governor also stressed that availability of essential commodities  at  reasonable rates must be ensured with utmost transparency and accountability. He suggested for evolving an effective monitoring system throughout the State on availability and pricing  of essential commodities. He recommended for proper monitoring  and  regular inspection of storehouses, Fair Price Shops and other outlets and check  malpractice  and hoarding of essential commodities.

The Governor advised the Minister to enforce regular checking of PDS for ensuing  proper market prices and to address issues of the consumers, if any in fast track mode.