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Dr. JORAM BEGI

Dr. JORAM BEGI
State Chief Information Commissioner

Personal Information
Office Address:
Hotel Bomdila Complex , Gohpur Tinali P.O: Itanagar, District Papum Pare, Arunachal Pradesh, PIN- 791111.
Residence Address:
Itanagar
Date of Birth
21st October, 1956
Father's name
Late Joram Nyibi
Place of Birth
Joram Village, P.O. Yachuli, Lower Subansir District, Arunachal Pradesh, India
Permanent Address
Joram Begi Lapang, Opposite SP Security Cell, Ganga Itanagar-791113 Arunachal Pradesh
Social Cultural Organization
Member, of Governing Board, Executive Council, Academic counsel of many Central State Universities/Institutions.
Chairman, research Institute of Worldâ€(TM)s Ancient Tradition, Culture and Heritage(RIWATCH) under International Centre for Cultural Studies (ICCS). Chairman, Nyityangan Dance& Music Academic Itanagar. Chairman, Arunachal College of Fine Arts, Itanagar.
Prant Pramukh,Vivekananda Kendra, Arunachal Pradesh Trust.
Trustee, Vivekananda Institute of Culture, Guwahati. Director of VKV's of NE Region. Chairman, Bhartiya Itihas Sankalan, Samity, Arunachal Pradesh. Chief Advisor, Central Nyokum Committee (CNC). Chairman Abotani Mission, A.P. Itanagar
Founding President of Nyishi Elite Society (NES) and hold the post for 6 terms (12 years). Founding Chairman of Donyi Polo Study Circle, Itanagar.Member, Sahitya Academy, New Delhi.
Member, Governing Board, North East Zonal Cultural Centre (NEZCC).Chairman, Central Nyokum Committee from
2000-2010.

Member, Central Advisory board of Education, MHRD, New Delhi (CABE). Member, National council of Teacher
Education (ERC). Chairman/Member of Peer Team of National
Assessment & Accreditation Council NAAC) National Advisory Board Member of R.K. Mission, Belur Math for 150th Birth
Anniversary Celebration of Swami Vivekananda.
National Organizing Committee Member of Vivekananda Kendra, Kanya Kumari for 150th Birth anniversary celebration of Swami Vivekananda and Centenary Celebration of Man. Ekhnath Ranadeji.
Educational Qualification
Master in Arts (M.A.),B.Ed, Ph.D
Service
Lecturer/Sr. Lecturer of Dera Natung Govt. College, Itanagar from 4/9/1079 to 9/10/1991,Principal of D.N.Govt College from 7/9/1979 to 28/7/1982, Coordinator, Indira Gandhi National Open University Study Centre, Itanagar from August 1987 to Oct'1991.
Coordinator, Indira Gandhi National Open University Study Centre, Itanagar from August 1987 to October 1991.Dy. Director of Public Instructions (Higher Education) Govt.of Arunachal Pradesh from 10/10/1991 to 28/11/1991.Joint Director of Public Instruction (Higher Education) from 29/11/1996 to 10/7/1997. Registrar of Arunachal University for 1st term of 5 years from 29.11.91 to 28.11.96. Re-appointed as the Registrar for 2nd term from 10.2.97 to 30.1.2002. Director of North East Regional Institute of Science & Technology, Govt.of India Nirjuli, Arunachal Pradesh since 26/09/2008 to 10/08/2010.
Member Secretary, Arunachal Pradesh State Council of Technical Education (APSCTE). Member Secretary, Rashriya Uchttar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA), A.P. Director of School Education, Govt.of Arunachal Pradesh.
Director, Higher & Technical Education, Govt.of Arunachal Pradesh, Itanagar since 01/02/2002 till retirement on 31/10/14.
Joined as the Chief Information Commissioner on the 10th July 2016.
Awards
CNC Award 1997. ANSU Award for education 2005. Nagarik Sanman for Kushal Prashashak Award 1997.
SEVA International Award 2007. Karmayogi Award 2014 by NGO, "My Home India'.
Experience
Member, Indian Institute of Public Administration,
New Delhi. Member, Indian History Congress, New Delhi.
Life Member, North East India History Association.
Miscellaneous
(a) Establishment of Dera Natung Govt. College as one of the Premier Institution in the State, as the first Principal.
(b) Establishment of IGNOU Study Centre, Itanagar as one of the pioneer coordinator in making it not only one the best, but the second largest study Centre in the Northeastern region.
(c) Played a key role in the transformation of Rajiv Gandhi University ( then Arunachal University) into a full-fledged University, making it one of the best among the newer Universities of the country at the time. Invited the inspection team of Association of Indian Universities (AIU) and UGC and brought the University under the financial grid of UGC under Section 12(B) and a member of AIU and Commonwealth University. Despite not having a regular Vice-Chancellor
& inadequate funding by State Govt. played a pivotal rule in bringing up the University to the present status.
(d) During the span of little less than 2 years as the Director of NERIST, not only restored normalcy to the administrative stalemate that had plunged NERIST into a chaotic situation but also taking the institution to greater heights by proficient display of administering skills:
-Comprehensive revision of syllabi from Diploma level to Post-Graduate level.
-Introduction of new academic programs namely M.Sc in Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics, M.Tech & Ph.D programs in all departments & creation of separate Centre for Management studies.
-Overhauling the pattern of NERIST Entrance Examination which was done earlier manually was fully computerized.
-Increased the intake capacity from 1195 to 1359.
-Successfully defended the Deemed University status from UGC Review Committee visit and also MHRD Review Committee.
-Eviction of encroachment of institute land.
-Conduction of 1st ever convocation with Shrimati Pratibha Devi Singh Patil, Her Excellency, President of India & 2nd Convocation with Dr. A.P. J. Abdul Kalam, former President of India as successive Chief Guests.

Introduced computed & transparent State Joint Entrance Examination in Department of Higher and Technical education; a pioneer method in answer script evaluation through OMR machine. Examination result would be declared within 24 hours.
Establishment of Arunachal Pradesh State Council of Technical Education through and Act of the State Legislative Assembly to prepare course curriculum, conduct examinations & award Diploma to the students of polytechnics of the state under the Directorate of Higher & Technical Education.

(g) Instrumental in the establishment of State Level Quality Assurance Cell to effect quality control & monitor the academic standard of colleges with the financial aid from NAAC, Bangalore.
Expansion of Higher Education in the State. Responsible for establishment of 5 new Govt. Degree Colleges & 8 Technical & Professional Colleges under Private Sector and also 9 new Polytechnics & 8 new Model Degree Colleges under Govt. of India scheme which are being established in the State.
Played a crucial role in the successful establishment of National Institute of Technology (NIT) at Yupia in the year 2010.