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Mentally retarded gets shelter home in Lower Subansiri

FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT

Itagar, June 9: In an exemplary gesture, Lower Subansiri DC Kemo Lollen along with the members of Apatani Women’s Welfare Association Ziro (AWAZ), ZPM Punyo Paya and Goan Buris of Reru brought two young mentally challenged boys to Achu Kuru Mothers Home here for rehabilitation.

The DC also generously doted Rs 10,000/- from his sources along with the promise of fincially helping the trained helper who will cater to the needs of the residents.

Meanwhile, DC Lollen addressing the first ever district road safety council (DRSC) meeting held in his office chamber on Tuesday asserted that the formation of a road safety council was a long felt need to curb road accidents.

“The enforcement bodies should be more vigilant and all the erring persons irrespective of their status and background should be booked under suitable MV Acts,” said the DC directing SP Tage Habung and DTO (MV) Yumlam Yajum Lombi to carry out regular checking for invalid documents plus drunken and reckless driving.

Speaking on the occasion, DTO Lombi highlighting the aims and objectives of the council stressed on the need to prepare an action plan to set targets for reduction of road fatalities, injuries and accidents and sought cooperation from all the link departments.

She also informed the house that registrations for driving licenses would be made online once the the software is installed in the office to avoid bogus licenses.

SP Habung, PWD EE, Ado Borang, EAC Mobia Tai and DMO Dr Moli Riba also shared their views in the meeting which among others was attended by DDSE Yumlam Ta, DUDA ST S C Mary and MVI Laigi Bhat, a press release said here today.

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