Arunachal Pradesh: APCS officers use crowdfunding to renovate boys’ hostel complex



The boys’ hostel complex of Government Higher Secondary School, Sille under Ruksin Sub-Division here in East Siang District of Arunachal Pradesh was refurbished by the crowdfunding initiative of Arunachal Pradesh Civil Service (APCS) 2016 batch officers in collaboration with Sille-Oyan Banggo and All Legong Banggo Students’ Union.

The refurbished boys’ hostel complex was formally opened by Dr Kinny Singh, Deputy Commissioner, East Siang on March 10 in the presence of Ninong Ering, MLA, 37th Pasighat West, Tatung Jamoh, ex MLA, Tapi Gao, Director, Elementary Education among others.

The school hostel buildings were abandoned and in a dilapidated state, and people settling around also encroached the hostel premises. The renovation works included electrification of the entire building, erection of barbed wire fencing all around the premises, water and toilet connection, painting of walls and roof, ceiling replacement and other works.

The main motive of this project is to protect public assets and to make them functional with public support which has been duly achieved, said Dr Heera Panggeng, Circle Officer, Sille-Oyan circle who executed the project on behalf of the 2016 batch of APCS officers.

While opening the refurbished boys’ hostel, Singh appreciated the noble initiative of the APCS officers and the people of Sille-Oyan Banggo including LBSU and alumnus of the GHSS Sille who wholeheartedly contributed from their respective capacities for the refurbishing of the boys’ hostel and securing the premises by erecting barbed wire fencing, etc.

Tapi Gao, Director, Elementary Education also admired the noble initiative of the APCS officers and the people, which will go a long way in inspiring others as well.

Also Read: Two killed after being hit by SUV in Arunachal Pradesh, accused absconding