Kolkata, Dec. 7: The RPG Group


ITANAGAR, Oct 5: To create awareness on the use of New & Renewable Energy sources, a village to village appearance programme was conducted by the Arunachal Pradesh Energy Development Agency (APEDA) at seven different villages under four circles of West Siang district on October 3 and 4.
A four-member APEDA team led by the Information & Publicity Officer (IPO), T Muri is currently undertaking awar

ITANAGAR, Aug 1: NABARD Itanagar has decided to identify two districts in Arunachal Pradesh during 2010-12 to target all active and promising Farmers

ITANAGAR, May 31: The state department of Forests has recently completed a project titled

The traditional slash-and-burn cultivation in hilly areas of northeast India is known as jhum cultivation. It is often considered responsible for causing soil erosion, triggering landslide, flash floods and thereby degrading the primary land resource. The productivity is also reported to be very low.

AALO, Dec 13: The water treatment plant for Aalo, headquarters of West Siang district, was inaugurated with much fanfare in January 2007 with Union Minister of state for Commerce Jairam Ramesh dedicating it in presence of a beaming Chief Minister Gegong Apang. Two years later, the plant is still running but the water treatment process has come under the scanner.

Rodents are important storage pest of NEH region due to availability of congenial habitat. The farmers of West Siang district of Arunachal Pradesh with their years of wisdom have been using an indigenous method of rat proof granary called Nahu in Adi language. The study reveals three scientific features of this structure used as rat proof grain storage.

The paper explored the diversity of edible insects, collection patterns and temporal availability in the West Siang district of Arunachal Pradesh, Northeast India. The district is inhabited by the Galo, Adi, Memba and Khamba tribes. However, the study only explored the ethnozoology of Galo tribe.