Arunachal Pradesh Current Affairs - 2020

Arunachal Pradesh passes resolution to bring the state under Schedule VI of Indian Constitution

On August 28, 2020, the Arunachal Pradesh State Government passed the resolution to bring the state under Schedule VI of Indian Constitution. The State is to initiate talks soon with the Assam State Government over border issues. Schedule VI The sixth schedule of the constitution provides for the administration of tribal areas in Assam, Tripura, Read More…

Arunachal Pradesh Government forms panel to discuss autonomous regions in the state

On August 14, 2020 the Arunachal Pradesh Government formed a committee under the chairmanship of Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein to discuss possible solutions of the Patkai Autonomous Council and Mon autonomous Region. What is the issue? the regions under the Autonomous councils of Arunachal Pradesh are currently under the Fifth Schedule of Indian Constitution. Read More…

Bhutan: Boundary with China hasn’t been Demarcated, under Negotiation with China

The Foreign Ministry of the People’s Republic of China had claimed last week that their boundary with Bhutan has never been delimited and there are long-standing disputes between the two countries in eastern, central and western sections. The Royal Bhutanese Embassy in India has clarified China’s claim on 7th July 2020 that the boundary talks Read More…

Emergency Funds to Armed Forces of Rs. 500 Crore, Specialised Mountain Forces deployed at LAC

Following the violent Galwan valley clash on 15th June 2020 and a six-week-long border standoff with the Chinese army, under emergency requirement procurement Rs 500 crore of funds was granted by the Government for the Armed Forces. With consultation with the Department of Military Affairs, the Indian Armed Forces will be allowed to make a Read More…

Arunachal Pradesh to provide Tap connection to all by March 2023

On June 2, 2020, the National Jal Jeevan Mission approved the Annual Action Plan of Arunachal Pradesh. Under the plan, the state is to provide tap connection to all the rural households in the state by 2023. Highlights In order to achieve the plan, the GoI has approved Rs 255 as additional funds. The State Read More…