The 2×30 kilo watt Ashapani micro hydel project has been commissioned in Chaglagam circle under remote Anjaw district of Arunachal Pradesh bordering China.

With the commissioning of the project recently, the long-awaited demand of the circle for total electrification of the remotest circle and its adjoining villages has been fulfilled, official sources said here on Thursday.

The Arunachal Pradesh cabinet has approved to allocate the 330 mega watt Kurung Kumey Hydro Power Project to the North East Electrical Power Corporation (NEEPCO) for execution.

It is the country’s longest road project under PMGSY

The Centre has cleared the 157 km Miao-Vijaynagar road project that will connect the remote Vijaynagar circle in Changlang district of Arunachal Pradesh along the India-Myanmar border, 100 km of it passing through the Namdapha National Park.

Minister says delay is due to adverse weather and hurdles in land acquisition

Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways C.P. Joshi on Tuesday revealed that only 100 km of the 2,400-km Trans-Arunachal Highway announced under the Prime Minister’s package for Arunachal Pradesh had been completed so far. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh announced the project in Itanagar on January 31, 2008. The Trans-Arunachal (declared as National Highway 229) highway from Tawang to Mahadevpur will pass through Bomdila, Nechipur, Seppa, Sagalee, Ziro, Daporijo, Along, Pasighat, Roing, Teju, Mahadevpur, Namchik, Changlang, Khonsa and Kanubari. The project components include construction of two-lane feeder roads connecting all district headquarters.

Itanagar: The Arunachal Pradesh government will soon recruit 112 personnel for a company of Special Tiger Protection Force (STPF) for more effective protection to the big cats, Chief Minister Nabam Tuki said today.

“The company will be deployed in Pakke Tiger Reserve in East Kameng district and all the expenditures – both recurring and non-recurring – for raising the company will be borne by the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA),” Tuki informed the assembly during discussion on The Arunachal Pradesh Forest and Special Tiger Protection Forces Bill 2012.

ITANAGAR: Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki today sounded red alert across the State in the wake of flood that affected several districts of the State.

Expressing concern over reports of heavy floods and damages in Lower Dibang Valley, Changlang and Lohit districts, Tuki today directed the Deputy Commissioners concerned to initiate measure for immediate relief.

Itanagar: While Chief Minister Nabam Tuki sounded a red alarm on the deteriorating flood situation with unabated flood fury by nonstop heavy downpour, Bordumsa ADC Kento Riba has sought helicopter service to rescue about 300 people marooned in Vijaypur-III village in Bordumsa circle of Changlang district since midnight of June 23 after swollen Noa-Dehing river tore apart the village into two breaking its embankment.

Itanagar: Flood situation continued to remain grim in Arunachal Pradesh with reports of fresh areas being inundated by flood water on Tuesday in several districts of the State.

The situation is worst in Anjaw, Lohit, Changlang, Dibang Valley, East Siang and Upper Siang districts of the State with all the major rivers and their tributaries were in high spate and flowing above the red mark.

Itanagar: The flood situation in Arunachal Pradesh continued to remain grim for the second day today with most of the rivers and their tributaries are in high spate and flowing above the danger level.

The worst affected districts in the State’s first wave of flood are Changlang, Lohit and Dibang Valley, according to official reports. At least 75 families of Chakma refugees remained trapped in flood water since Sunday as the turbulent river has rendered the right side of the village inaccessible.

ITANAGAR, June 25 – The flood situation in four districts of Arunchal Pradesh, Changlang, Lohit, Dibang Valley and Upper Subansiri districts, has worsened with most rivers flowing above the red mar