Wednesday, December 19, 2018
 
 Top Stories of The Day
JK Governor chairs Security Review Meeting
Jammu, December 18 (Scoop News)- In a meeting involving senior officers of the State, Police, Army, Central Police Forces, and Central Intelligence Agencies, Governor Satya Pal Malik undertook a detailed review of various security related issues at the Headquarters of Northern Army Command in Udhampur. The meeting was attended by Sh. K. Vijay Kumar, Advisor to Governor; Lt. Gen. Ranbir Singh, Northern Army Commander; Sh. B.V.R. Subrahmanyam, Chief Secretary; Sh. Dilbagh Singh, Director General of Police; Lt. Gen. A.K. Bhat, GoC 15 Corps; Lt. Gen. Paramjit Singh, GOC 16 Corps; Lt. Gen. YVK Mohan, GoC 9 Corps; Sh. Umang Narula, Principal Secretary to Governor; Sh. R.K. Goyal, Principal Secretary Home; Sh. B Srinivas ADGP CID; Sh. Muneer Khan, ADGP, Security and Law and Order; Sh. A.V. Chouhan, IG, CRPF; Sh. Abhinav Kumar, IG BSF Kashmir; Sh. Sanjeev Verma, Divisional Commissioner, ...
 
 
 Top Stories of the Day
Withdrawing subsidy on sugar is anti-poor: Dr. Farooq
Demands immediate roll back of the decision
Srinagar,December 18 (Scoop News)-Jammu and Kashmir National Conference on Tuesday censured the incumbent governor administration’s move to end disbursement of subsidized sugar to states BPL consumers. Party President Dr. Farooq Abdullah while expressing his dismay over withdrawing sugar subsidy said that ending subsidy on sugar will adversely affect the poor and have not’s. “It is an anti-people move and will put extra burden on daily wagers and economically challenged class of our society. The PDP-BJP government soon after it came to power took no time to do away with the subsidy on rice and cooking gas. An APL consumer had to pay less than Rs 1000 per quintal but after the subsidy wa...

Northern army commander reviews security in Kashmir valley
Srinagar, December 17 (Scoop News)-The Northern Army Commander Lt Gen Ranbir Singh arrived in the Kashmir Valley on Monday to review the prevailing security situation, in the wake of recent counter terrorist operations in the region,a defence spokesperson said, He said that the Army Commander was briefed by the Chinar Corps Commander, Lt Gen AK Bhatt, at Badami Bagh Cantonment on the overall situation and major operational, informational, logistical and administrative aspects pertaining to the Corps. They also visited the forward areas in the frontier districts of Kupwara and B...

Govt to have powers to appoint Administrator, Professional Board for Cooperative Banks
SAC approves ‘Jammu and Kashmir Cooperative Societies (Amendment) Bill, 2018’
Jammu, December 17 (Scoop News)- The State Administrative Council (SAC) headed by Governor, Satya Pal Malik approved amendments to the Jammu and Kashmir Cooperative Societies Act, 1989. The Bill seeks to replace the J&K Cooperative Societies (Amendment) Ordinance, 2018 promulgated by the Hon’ble Governor on 14.06.2018. The amendments will enable the Government to constitute a Board of Management or Administrator for a period of 2 years to manage the affairs of Cooperative Banks instead of six months as contained in the earlier legislation. The amendment will also help to implement the various revival packages of Central and the State Governments for such Banks. It will also enable the G...

Lawyer should be hardworking, honest, dedicated: Gita Mittal to Law Students
Inaugurates State-of-Art School of Law at Kashmir University
Srinagar, December 16 (Scoop News)- Chief Justice High Court, Justice Gita Mittal today said that a Lawyer should be a hard worker, honest and dedicated towards the noble profession and only then, he or she will reach to the top levels in the Judiciary. The Chief Justice made these remarks while addressing the Law students of the University of Kashmir at the concluding ceremony of Internship and placement programme. The programme was organized by School of Law, University of Kashmir and School of Legal Studies Central University in collaboration with District Legal Services Autho...

 
 Ladakh News
CEC seeks reliable backup for Kargil town to overcome power shortage in winters
Discusses development of 50 MW Grid Connected, 2.5 GW UM Solar Power Projects with MD SECI
Kargil, December 18 (Scoop News)- Chairman and Chief Executive Councillor LAHDC Kargil,Feroz Ahmed Khan today called for adequate backup system for Kargil town to overcome problem of power shortage in winters due to low generation. “Backup system assumes greater significance as there is huge power shortage during the winter season owing to inadequate power generation by hydel projects due to low water discharge levels” the CEC said at a meeting with the Managing Director, Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) here at New Delhi. The meeting hosted by the Managing Director SECI, discussed the modalities for development of 50 MW Capacity Grid Connected Solar Power Project for Kargil tow...

Ladakpas urge Governor to ensure representation to Ladakh in SAC
strategic region faces two hostile neighbours on its north, east and west
Leh(Ladakh), December 18, (Scoop News)-Several political, social and religious groups of Ladakh have urged the Governor, Satya Pal Malik, to give due representation to the region in the State Administrative Council (SAC). “Both Kashmir and Jammu divisions have representation in the SAC except the Ladakh,” they pointed out and said “the region remains unrepresented in the SAC even after being historically, culturally, linguistically and geographically distinct from two other divisions of the state.” Compared to 14, 145 square kilometer of Kashmir valley and over 26, 287 Sq Km of Jammu division, the total area of Ladakh region is over 64,732 Sq Km with a cumulative population ...

2-day G C meeting of LAHDC, Leh ends in a satisfying manner
Leh, December 18 (Scoop News)- Under the Chairmanship of CEC, LAHDC Jamyang Tsering Namgyal, the second day of general council meeting was convened to discuss the financial achievements of the remaining departments upto ending November 2018 under Capex Budget 2018-19 at Leh today. The meeting was attended by Dy. Chairman Gyal P Wangyal, EC (Agri) Phuntsog Stanzin, EC (Health) Tsering Sandup, EC (A&SH) Mumtaz Hussain, MLC Chering Dorjey, DC/CEO, LAHDC Leh Avny Lavasa, Councilors, President MC, Leh, Opposition leader in House, Gyurmet Dorjey and district officers. On the second day of GCM ...

General Council Meeting of LAHDC, Leh held at Leh
LehLadakh), December 17 (Scoop News)- Under the Chairmanship of CEC, LAHDC Jamyang Tsering Namgial, the general council meeting was convened to discuss the financial achievements upto ending November 2018 under Capex Budget 2018-19 at Leh today. The meeting was attended by Dy. Chairman Gyal P Wangyal, EC (Agri) Phuntsog Stanzin, EC (Health) Tsering Sandup, EC (A&SH) Mumtaz Hussain, MLC Chering Dorjey, DC/CEO, LAHDC Leh Avny Lavasa, SSP Sargun Shukla, Councilors, President MC, Leh, Opposition leader in House, Gyurmet Dorjey and district officers. The meeting began with an obituary tribute t...

AN-32 Passenger Air services to Kargil from Dec 26
Divisional Commissioner reviews arrangements
Srioagar, December 17 (Scoop News)- Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today convened a meeting with Civil Administration, Police and Aviation authorities to review the necessary arrangements for operationalisation of AN-32 Air Courier services for Kargil. The AN-32 Passenger Air Courier services on Jammu-Kargil will start on December 26 and Srinagar-Kargil route on December 27, 2018. On Jammu-Kargil air route the flight will be on every Monday and Wednesday, while for Srinagar-Kargil route the flights will operate every Tuesday and Thursday on to &fro basis during the current winter season. Facilities including the deployment of Liaison officers, Registration Counters ...

Ladakh gets first ever varsity
SAC approves ‘Jammu and Kashmir University of Ladakh Bill-2018’
Jammu, December 17 (Scoop News)- The State Administrative Council (SAC) headed by Governor, Satya Pal Malik approved the Jammu and Kashmir University of Ladakh Bill, 2018. The Bill aims at setting up a University for entire Ladakh, as a Cluster University. It will get Rs 65 Crore from Government of India from the next academic session as initial grant. The University will fulfil a long-standingdemand of the people of Ladakh region. The already functioning 3 Degree Colleges of Kargil district will be affiliated to the Cluster University of Ladakh with Degree College Leh constituting the lead college. All the new colleges to be set up in future in Ladakh region are envisaged to be consti...

DCC- Leh celebrates 85th birthday of P Namgyal
enumerates his contributions and achievements.
Leh(Ladakh), December 16, (Scoop News)-In a heart warming meeting held on Saturday to celebrate the 85th birthday of veteran Congress leader and former Union Minister, P Namgyal, the District Congress Committee (DCC)- Leh enumerated and lauded the contributions and achievements of its leader. The poignant meeting was held under the stewardship of DCC president, Tsering Namgyal and those who participated in the event included by former lawmakers, Narbo Gyaltsan, Deldan Namgyal and former Chief Executive Councillor (CEC) of Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC)- Leh, Rigzin Spalbar besides several other prominent leaders. On the occasion, the speakers highlighted the achi...

JKAACL hosts Losar festival
Event attracted huge crowd of art lovers
Jammu, December 15 (Scoop News)- Famous Losar Festival-2018 of Ladakh was hosted in a extraordinary manner here today at Abhinav Theatre by J&K Academy of Art, Culture and Languages (JKAACL). Over 4000 artists and lovers of art participated in the day long Festival featuring screening of internationally acclaimed film "Shepherdess of the Glacier" of renowned film maker of Ladakh Stanzin Dorjai Gya and colorful cultural performances by artists representing varying regions of Ladakh. Many among audience and visitors were those who had first experience to be part of the Losar festival . I...

 
 Debate
Back Channel at work – Make it a serious business
B L Saraf After last week’s political theatrics that preceded and followed the Governor’s order of dissolution of the J &K Assembly , atmosphere in the state turned quite depressing . Now that a couple of developments have taken place at the national level and in the Valley ,pray , our mood may get a lift . Suddenly , we breathe air blended with a fragrant positivity . Wish , it holds on and the ever floating political dirt doesn’t pollute it, again. Back channel diplomacy is at work . While we were busy to discuss the Assembly dissolution , a scene unfolded in Srinagar . Former Norwegian Prime Mini...

J&K Bank’s “take-over”: Who is the gainer?
Straight Talk
K B Jandial Just after a day of hastydissolution of J&K Legislative Assembly suspended five months ago, Governor Satya Pal Malik took yet another landmark decision. He converted J&K Bank Ltd in to a Public Sector Undertaking and brought it under the purview of RTI Act, CVC and J&K Legislature. He has almost touched hornets’ nest. The Governor administration is in for another round of ‘conflict’ with Kashmir’s mainstream political leaders across the spectrum, separatists, Traders bodies and banking veterans having sharply reacted to this otherwise very bold decision. As it happens always, this decision, critical in Kashmir, is appreciated in Jammu. While Omar Abdullah c...

Their Moment
B L Saraf Governor Satya Pal Malik has dissolved the state Assembly for the reasons that there is “ impossibility of forming a stable government by coming together of political parties with opposing political ideologies - that with the fractured mandate it is not possible to form a stable government comprising of like –minded parties .” Before that , PDP and Peoples Conference staked , separately , claims to form a government in the state . Malik Saheb , pray tell us was erstwhile PDP /BJP coalition government in the J&K a one of the likeminded people ? In March 2015 it was hailed as convergence of North Pole ...

Back To People
B L Saraf At the end of the day what happened ought to have happened sometime back . Governor Satya Pal Malik has dissolved the Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly . The order to the effect came in the evening of 21st instant .This has come after Peoples Democratic Party and Peoples Conference staked separate claims to form a government in the state . Among other reasons , the Governor put forth “ impossibility of forming a stable government by coming together of political parties with opposing political ideologies , reports of extensive horse trading and fragile security scenario in Jammu Kashmir ” , to dissolve the Assembly . Earlie...

A mystery called the Third Front
K.N. Pandita This autumn in general and this week, in particular, saw high political drama being enacted in the summer capital of the eState. As the day was drawing near when Governor’s rule had either to go or get extended for another term, hectic activity was going on behind the curtain in which political permutation and combination were passionately discussed. Those who had to bear the maximum disappointment and developmental deficit were the people of State on the whole. BJP’s Withdrawing from the partnership with the PDP, which resulted in the fall of the coalition government, came late, very late. The damage was already done. BJP policy planners realized their m...

The lament of pseudo-secularists
K.N. Pandita The word "secularism" is of western origin. It emerged from the concept that the church is separate from the state. The parameters of democracy set forth by western political philosophers established that religion was a personal matter and should not be allowed to shape the political ideology of the people. Those who believed in it and also practised it were called secularists. However, the connotation changed for the Indian nationalist leadership and the Congress ideologues who led the fight against colonialism. Finally, it went into the framework of the Indian Constitution and indirectly urged the Indian nation to compromise with the changed import of ...

Jawaharlal Nehru – No ‘ traitor ‘
B L Saraf We live in interesting times . The bread and butter issues have been hijacked by the narrative that debunks Nehru and holds him responsible for what ails India . Wishful imagination has overtaken us that Patel , instead of Nehru ,would have been better Prime Minister . Everyone is unsparing . To the left liberals and separatists Nehru is a ‘ criminal ’ who “ cheated Kashmiris of the Azadi “ . The ‘ nationalist ‘ call him a “ traitor “ for not having merged Kashmir with the mainland . Hindsight comes easy to pronounce one a failure . When to run...

Is Imran riding the tiger?
K.N. Pandita For three days there was shut down, disruption of law and order, rampage and unleashing of violence and anger in the length and breadth of Pakistan following the radio broadcast of PM Imran Khan. He tried to his agitated compatriots a sane and sensible advice in the context of the Supreme Court’s verdict on Asia Bibi case of blasphemy. The Supreme Court said that there was no irrefutable evidence to prove blasphemy against Asia Bibi, a Christian woman mother of five children. The case has been hanging fire nine years by now. The court has set her free/ The rabid and fanatical religious extremists in Pakistan felt deeply humiliated by this pronouncement of th...

 Jammu News
K Vijay Kumar reviews progress on 5 new Medical Colleges
Jammu, December 18 (Scoop News)- Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar who is holding the charge of Health department reviewed the progress made so far on establishments of five new Medical Colleges in the state at a meeting convened, here today. The meeting was attended by Principal Secretary Health & Medical Education Atal Dulloo, Commissioner Secretary R&B Khurshid Ahmed, Managing Director JKPCC M. Raju, Chief Engineer PWD, Director Finance Health department, Director (Coordination) New Medical Colleges, Principals of New Medical Colleges and other concerned senior officers. The five new medical colleges are coming up at Rajouri, Doda, Kathua, Anantnag and Baramulla. The chair was info...

Div Com Jammu reviews status of languishing projects of Udhampur
Udhampur, December 18 (Scoop News)- In order to review progress of ongoing and languishing projects being taken up by different departments in the Udhampur District, Divisional Commissioner, Jammu Sanjeev Verma chaired a meeting of district officers here today. The meeting was attended by District Development Commissioner Ravinder Kumar, Additional District Development Commissioner, Arvind Sharma Additional Deputy Commissioner, Gurvinderjeet Singh Assistant Commissioner Revenue, SonuPargal PO IWMP, Angrez Singh PO ICDS, RimpyOhri, SE PWD (R&B), Des Raj besides Executive Engineers of PWD, PDD, PHE, PMGSY, REW, heads of various department besides other senior officers. While reviewing ...

Leaving of Headquarters by Officers: Govt issues fresh instructions
Jammu, December 18 (Scoop News)- The Government on Tuesday issued a set of fresh instructions for officers regarding leaving of headquarters. According to an order issued by General Administration Department, the Administrative Secretaries, Divisional Commissioners/ Deputy Commissioners shall continue to seek prior permission and shall submit tour note of each visit for the perusal of the Chief Secretary for visits outside the state before leaving their headquarters. ‘’The HoDs and Divisional level officers working in the field shall obtain prior permission from the Administrative Department before undertaking any visit outside the state with an intimation to the Divisional Commissi...

Official panel to identify new tourism projects under PMDP
Jammu, December 18 (Scoop News)- The Governor’s Administration today ordered constitution of an official panel for screening of available projects and identification of new projects in tourism sector to be implemented under Prime Minister’s Development Package (PMDP). According to an order issued by the General Administration Department (GAD), the committee shall be headed by the Administrative Secretary, Planning, Development & Monitoring Department. The members of the Committee includeAdministrative Secretary Forest, Environment & Ecology Department, Administrative Secretary, Tourism Department and Director Tourism, Jammu/Kashmir. The Committee shall complete the exercise of screeni...

Synchronize curriculum with market trends, tech advances: Advisor Ganai to JKBOSE
Jammu, December 18 (Scoop News)- Advisor to Governor Khurshid Ahmad Ganai today chaired a meeting to review the functioning of Jammu and Kashmir State Board of School Education (JKBOSE) with special emphasis on framing of curriculum and content of textbooks published by it. The meeting was attended by Chairperson JKBOSE Prof Veena Pandita, Secretary School Education Ajit Kumar Sahu, Director School Education Department Jammu Anuradha Gupta, Secretary JKBOSE Riyaz Ahmad, State Project Director Samagra Shiksha Tufail Matto, CEO Jammu J K Sudan, Members of Academic Committee Prof. Rakesh Gupta, Shafqat Chib, Rajni Kotwal, and other senior officers of School Education and JKBOSE. The meeti...

Ground worker holds key to 2019 elections: Khanna
Jammu, December 18 (Scoop News)- Gearing up the momentum for Parliament election, BJP National Vice-President & Incharge J&K Avinash Rai Khanna puts thrust on the key role of ground level workers in 2019 elections, while he addressed a meeting of Shakti Kendar Parmukhs from BJP District Jammu West in OM PALACE Shakti Nagar Jammu. BJP State President Ravinder Raina, State General Secretary Ashok Koul, former Minister Sat Sharma, District President Ayodhya Gupta addressed the meeting. State Vice-President Parmod Kapahi, State Secretary Praduman Singh and other senior leaders were also present in the meeting. Addressing the Shakti Kendra Parmukhs, Avinash Rai Khanna said that Nation has wit...

Anisha sparkles at glamorous event of Mrs.Universe-2018
secures 25th rank for India by showcasing rich cultural heritage of country to world
Jammu, December 18, (Scoop News)-Competing with the participants from over 88 countries, Anisha Safaya, has confirmed the 25th rank for India by winning the title at Mrs. Aesthetic- 2018. She was also recently decorated with ‘Times of India Women Achievers Award 2018’ for her achievement in the social sector. The dazzling event of Mrs. Universe- 2018 was held in the city of Cebu, Philippines last week where Anisha was representing the delicate yet fierce classy yet alluring Indian women. Her aim was to showcase the richest and cultural heritage of India to the world. During her orientation, she chose to represent her native place, Jammu and Kashmir, where she was bred and born. ...

Advisor Kumar reviews progress on ‘Jambu Zoo’
Asks Tourism Dept to pitch in for taking up promotional activities at the Wildlife Park
Jammu, December 17 (Scoop News)-With a view to discuss progress on prestigious Jambu Zoo Project being developed by the Forest Department here at Khanpur area and to resolve the issues for its early completion, Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar today chaired a meeting of the officers of Forest and other concerned department. Commissioner Secretary Forest, Manoj Kumar Dwivedi, PCCF J&K Suresh Chugh, Secretary Tourism Rigzin Sampheal, CCF Jammu Sameer Bharti, Director Soil & Water Conservation P K Singh, Special Secretary Technical Forests K Ramesh, Regional Wildlife Warden Tariq Shawl, Director Finance Forest R S Bali, Director Planning Forest, Wildlife Warden Jambu Zoo and other concer...

 
 Kashmir News
Srinagar administration ropes in corporate houses for assistance to sportspersons, others
Srinagar, December 18 (Scoop News)- In a first of its kind outreach initiative, the Srinagar district administration has roped in corporate houses operating in the state for providing assistance to encouragepotential youth in sports and other activities. The administration Tuesday roped in HDFC Bank Limited as part of the initiative with later providing 43 synthetic mats for the GINDUN Stadium at Raj Bagh here. This was the long-standing demand of some 300 students practicing and training in Taekwondo there. The mats were handed over by Additional Deputy Commissioner KK Sidha. Vice President HDFC Bank Limited Iftikhar Ahmad was also present on the occasion. This is the third such ini...

Dr Farooq, Omar Abdullah greet people on annual Urs of Hazrat Sheikh Abdul Qadir Jeelani (RA)
Ensure devotees all amenities during the Urs observance days: Sagar
Srinagar, December 18 (Scoop News)- Jammu and Kashmir National Conference President Dr. Farooq Abdullah and Vice President Omar Abdullah on Tuesday extended warm greetings to people on the Urs of Hazrat Sheikh Syed Abdul Qadir Jeelani RA (Dastageer sahib). In his message party president Dr Farooq said, “Hazrat Shah-e-Jeelani changed the lives of innumerable people. Those changes off-course invigorated love, peace and harmony in the world. His message and endowments will continue to guide people towards attaining perfection of worship. I take this opportunity to greet people on this auspicious occasion of Urs,” he said. Party Vice President Omar Abdullah while greeting the people on Urs ...

Mirwaiz appeals Kashmiri Muslims for helping in cleansing society of social evils and un- Islamic practices
Srinagar, December 18, (Scoop News)-On the annual Urs of Sheikh Syed Abdul Qadir Jeelani, Muttahida Majlis-e-Ulema chief and All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) leader, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, who has been put under house arrest from last few days has paid tributes to one of the top Islamic missionary and spiritual saint saying he had dedicated his life for Islam and attracted people toward the peaceful religion by spreading the true message of Islam and by playing the role of a social reformer. Terming him a spiritual saint who worked with dedication for the spread of Islam, Mirwaiz said Sheikh Syed Abdul Qadir Jeelani, popularly known as Dastgeer sahab, Peeran-e- Peer and Gaus-u-Az...

Unfortunate that militants and civilians are being dealt with the same yardstick: NC
Calls for time-bound inquiry into Pulwama killings
Srinagar, December 17 (Scoop News)-Jammu and Kashmir National Conference on Monday impressed upon the central government to put a stop to civilian killings in Kashmir and immediately initiate reconciliatory process. Party General Secretary Haji Ali Muhammad Sagar while addressing a meet of party functionaries here at party headquarters Nawa e Subh, Srinagar expressed shock at the impunity with which unarmed civilians are being devoured upon. “Incidents like these does not auger well for a democratic country, I urge the incumbent governor administration to initiate an inquiry into the incident and depute fact finding team to the place where the gory incident took place,” he said. ...

Azad expresses concern over civilian killings in pulwama
Srinagar, December 17 (Scoop News)-Senior Congress Leader and Leader of Opposition (Rajya Sabha) has expressed his concern on the civilian killing in Pulwama. "Its always praiseworthy when our armed forces eliminate militants but it pains when innocent civilians are killed. Killing of more than 7 civilians in Pulwama, Kashmir is unacceptable. The matter should be probed and security forces should be asked to avoid firing on civilians so that Pulwama like situation does not arise in future." said Azad. He further expressed his sympathies with the families of those civilians who got killed in this firing. He held the martyrdom of the soldier who sacrificed his life in high esteem ...

Div Com reviews disbursement of assistance to snowfall affected orchardists
Asks DCs to expedite process by holding outreach camps
Srinagar, December 17 (Scoop News)- Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan today reviewed the disbursement of financial assistance in favour of farmers and orchardists, who suffered damage to crops and trees due to the heavy snowfall in the month of November 2018. The Deputy Commissioners informed the meeting regarding the progress in the disbursement of the financial assistance to the affected farmers and orchardists. The Divisional Commissioner directed the DCs of Kashmir Division to complete the disbursement process within ten days by deploying additional staff. Further, they will notify the calendar of the disbursement camps and give it wide publicity for the inf...

DGP visits Police Public School Srinagar
Measures to be taken for development, augmentation of the infrastructure
Jammu, December 17 (Scoop News)-Director General of Police, J&K, Shri Dilbag Singh who is also the patron of the Jammu and Kashmir Police Public Schools visited the Police Public School Bemina, Srinagar. He was accompanied by DIG CKR Shri V.K. Birdi, SSP Srinagar Shri Imtiaz Ismail Parray and other officers. During the visit the Director General of Police inspected different blocks including hostel block in the campus. The DGP also went around the campus including the play ground and kinder garden park. He also inspected the mess of the student hosteliers. He directed for immediate repairs in hostel and face-lifting of the classrooms. Shri Dilbag Singh checked the class r...

ACR Bandipora holds introductory meeting with Revenue officials
Calls for zero-tolerance against encroachments; reviews digitization of land records
Bandipora, December 16 (Scoop News)-Assistant Commissioner Revenue Bandipora Reyaz Ahmad Beigh on Saturday held an introductory meeting with the Revenue officials soon after taking charge of the office in Bandipora district. The meeting was attended by Tehsildar headquarters, Mubashir Saleem Nazki, Tehsildar Bandipora Rouf Iqbal, President Patwar Assosciation Bandipora, Adil Murtaza and other senior officials and field functionaries of the revenue department. On the occasion threadbare discussions were held over the functioning of the department. Officials informed the ACR about the development of various tasks taken up by the department including digitization of la...

 
 Other Stories
Indian Oil assures hassle-free release of LPG connections under the PMUY: Director (Marketing)
Mumbai, December 18 (Scoop News)- Post the approval of Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) to expand the beneficiary list under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY), IndianOil in a meeting with key officials pan-India, developed a blue-print to ensure hassle-free release of LPG connections to all eligible beneficiaries. Addressing senior IndianOil officials across all states, Mr. Gurmeet Singh, Director (Marketing), IndianOil said, “It should be our endeavor that every kitchen in the country is smoke-free and healthy with easy access to LPG. With our sustained efforts, LPG coverage in the country has improved to 89.5% as on 01.12.18 from 61.9% as on 01.04.2016. Now we should aim ...

Service Grievance Committee to conduct maiden hearing on Dec 19
Jammu, December 18 (Scoop News)- The newly constituted Service Grievance Committee (SGC) headed by Advisor to Governor, Kewal Kumar Sharma, shall conduct its first hearing on December19, 2018 (Wednesday) here at Convention Centre, Canal Road. The Committee has been constituted by the government to redress the service-related grievances of the government employees. The Members of the Committee include Umang Narula, Principal Secretary to Governor; ShaleenKabra, Principal Secretary, Industries & Commerce; Rohit Kansal, Principal Secretary, Planning, Development, Monitoring & Grievances and Hilal Ahmad, Commissioner Secretary, General Administrating Department. The Government employ...

Secy Edu stresses on student-centric, activity-based learning
Reviews implementation of Central schemes
Jammu, December 18 (Scoop News)- Secretary School Education, Ajeet Kumar Sahu, Tuesday chaired a meeting of the officers of Education Department to review the progress of various state and centrally sponsored projects. Director School Education Jammu Anuradha Gupta, State Project Director Samagra Shiksha Tufail Mattoo, Director Planning School Education Department, Director Finance School Education Department, Chief Education Officer Jammu and other officers of the department attended the meeting. Director School Education Kashmir Dr G N Itoo, Chief Education officers from Kashmir and Jammu divisions participated in the meeting via video conferencing. The meeting reviewed in detail ...

Justice Masoodi inspects Children Homes in Kathua
Jammu, December 18 (Scoop News)- Chairman, Selection-Cum-Oversight Committee (SCOC) Justice (Retd) Hasnain Masoodi todayvisitedKathua where he inspected Children Homes and development works under Integrated Child Protection Scheme (ICPS). District Development Commissioner Kathua Rohit Khajuria, State Mission Director ICPS G.A Sofiand Member SCOC Rajiv Khajuria accompanied the Chairman SCOC. The DDC briefed Justice (Retd) Masoodi about various measures taken by the district administration to improve conditions of the Homes and facilities extended to the inmates. Justice (Retd) Masoodi also inspected the proposed site for Children Home (Girls) and Shelter Home in the district. He appr...

For effective regulation, Transport deptt to establish full-fledged traffic planning wing: Samoon
Jammu, December 18 (Scoop News)- For effective regulation of traffic in the state, Transport Department has decided to establish full-fledged traffic planning wing in the Transport Commissioners office. This was decided at a meeting chaired by Principal Secretary Animal, Sheep and Transport Department Dr. Asghar Hasan Samoon, here today. The meeting was attended by Chief Engineer R&B Sami Arif, Additional Secretary Transport, Ashok Kumar, RTO Jammu Deep Raj, Director Finance Transport, Mahesh Kumar and other officers of Transport department. The meeting was also attended by RTO Kashmir AhmudullahTak, and other ARTOs of Kashmir region through video conferencing. Dr Samoon said that ...

Super-50 Free Coaching Programme,DSEK declares waiting list of candidates
Jammu, December 18 (Scoop News)- Directorate of School Education Kashmir today published the waiting list of the candidates who appeared in the screening test for Super-50 free coaching programme (PCB and PCM). Interested candidates have been asked to report to the respective centers for registering themselves for the coaching within two-days. The Nodal (Principals) of Super-50 Centres have been asked to prepare the merit list of the interested candidates on the basis of their entrance score and fill the vacant seats in their centres on the basis of merit of the entrance exam. They have been asked to complete the admission process within three days. The list is available on the Di...

Service Grievance Committee to conduct maiden hearing on Dec 19
Jammu, December 17 (Scoop News)-The newly constituted Service Grievance Committee (SGC) headed by Advisor to Governor, Kewal Kumar Sharma, shall conduct its first hearing on 19 December 2018 (Wednesday) at Narula, Principal Secretary to Governor; Shaleen Kabra, Principal Secretary Convention Centre, Canal Road, Jammu. The Committee has been constituted by the government to redress the service-related grievances of the government employees. The Members of the Committee include Umang, Industries & Commerce; Rohit Kansal, Principal Secretary, Planning, Development, Monitoring & Grievances and Hilal Ahmad, Commissioner Secretary, General Administrating Department. Government employees ...

Director flags off farmers group for training outside State
Jammu, December 17 (Scoop News)-A group of 33 farmers from different districts of Jammu division was flagged off for a five-day training programme outside the state by Director Agriculture H. K. Razdan here today. The training programme is being organized by Joint Directorate of Agriculture Extension Jammu at CSK Himachal Pradesh Krishi-Vishav-Vidayalaya (CSKHPKVV) Palampur under National Mission on Agriculture Extension and Technology (NMAE &T). The Director, while interacting with the farmers, exhorted upon them to update their knowledge in Integrated Farming Systems comprising Crop Production, Mushrooms Growing, Beekeeping, Animal Rearing, Vermi-composting, Vegetable Cultivation and ...

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