Daying Ering was an Indian politician from Arunachal Pradesh. He was the chairman of the Ering Commission which heavily influenced the country’s panchayati raj system.
Ering was born in an Adi family in the Roing village near Pasighat, in 1929. He started his career in the Indian Frontier Administrative Service. Later, in 1963, he was nominated as a Member of the Lok Sabha from NEFA by the President of India. He was later appointed as the Parliament Secretary and a Deputy Minister in the Ministry of Food and Agriculture.
In 1964, he chaired the Ering Commission, an investigative body looking into governmental decentralization. The Commission’s report, in 1965, recommended a four-tier system of local government, and heavily influenced the adoption of the Panchayati Raj system.
Ering died in Shillong, in 1970. The Daying Ering Memorial Wild Life Sanctuary in the East Siang district is named after him. Other places and institutions and places named after him include the Daying Ering College of Teachers’ Education, Daying Ering Memorial Middle School, Daying Ering Wildlife Foundation Eco-Development Society and Daying Ering Colony.