Sunday, March 29, 2020
 
 Top Stories of The Day
India will win its fight against COVID-19:PM
“ social distancing is the most effective way of fighting against COVID-19; urges countrymen to protect themselves and their families”
New Delhi, March 29 (Scoop News)- “Many soldiers fighting the Coronavirus are not in the confines of their homes but outside their homes. These are our front line soldiers-especially our brothers and sisters on duty as nurses, doctors and paramedical staff. I spoke to some of them to express my gratitude for their service and to keep their zeal going. Their sincerity and commitment also helps me in keeping up my spirits ” Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that social distancing is the most effective way of fighting against COVID-19 and by complying with the lockdown, people can protect themselves. Sharing his thoughts in the 10th edition of the Mann Ki Baat 2.0 today, Mr Modi said, “Everyone has to protect themselves and their families and for the next many days, they have to abide by the Lakshman Rekha. The determination and restraint of each Indian will help in facing the cr...
 
 
 Top Stories of the Day
GoI directs States to ensure no movement of People across cities
All arrangements be made for migrant labourers at their place of work including timely payment of wages
New Delhi, March 29 (Scoop News)-Cabinet secretary and MHA are in constant touch with State Chief Secretaries and DGPs. Video Conferences were held by Cabinet Secretary & Home Secretary yesterday evening and today morning with Chief Secretaries & DGPs. It was noted that, by and large, there has been effective Implementation of guidelines across all states and UTs. Essential supplies have also been maintained. Situation is being monitored round the clock and necessary measures are being taken as required. However, there has been movement of migrant workers in some parts of the country. Directions were issued that district and state borders should be effectively sealed. States were di...

Centre approves Insurance Scheme cover of Rs. 50 lakh for Health Workers Fighting COVID-19 under PMGKP
New Delhi, March 29 (Scoop News)-As per the announcement made under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package(PMGKP), the launch of ‘Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package: Insurance Scheme for Health Workers Fighting COVID-19’ has been approved with the following conditions: It will provide an insurance cover of Rs. 50 lakh for ninety (90) days to a total of around 22.12 lakh public healthcare providers, including community health workers, who may have to be in direct contact and care of COVID-19 patients and who may be at risk of being impacted by this. It will also include accidental loss of life on account of contracting COVID-19; On account of the unprecedented situation, private hospi...

Testing in J&K highest in country-nearly 10 % of surveillance cases being tested
11 exclusively COVID hospitals earmarked, 35000 quarantine facility created across UT: Kansal
Jammu, March 28 (Scoop News)-Principal Secretary, Planning, Development & Monitoring Department, Mr Rohit Kansal, who is also the J&K Govt Spokesperson, today said that the administration is closely monitoring and reviewing the situation and proactively taking a number of steps to combat COVID-19 pandemic. However, he appealed the people to report travel history and cooperate with the government in breaking the chain of the transmission. Director Information & PR, Dr. Syed Sehrish Asgar and Mission Director NHM Bhupinder Kumar were also present during the occasion. In an online briefi...

COVID-19: Lt Governor calls for doubling the efforts to contain spread of the virus
Identify labour & slum pockets and reach out to them with essential commodities: Lt Governor to officers
Jammu, March 28 (Scoop News)-Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu today asked the officers engaged in Corona prevention efforts to double the efforts for containing the spread of the deadly virus. He was chairing a high level meeting here at Raj Bhavan. Sh. Kewal Kumar Sharma, Sh. Farooq Khan, Sh. Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar and Sh. Baseer Ahmed Khan - Advisors to the Lt Governor; Sh. BVR Subrahmanyam, Chief Secretary; Sh. Arun Kumar Mehta, Financial Commissioner, Finance Department; Sh. Atal Dulloo, Financial Commissioner Health and Medical Education; Sh. Bipul Pathak, Principal Secretary t...

 
 Ladakh News
No new positive case of COVID-19 since past ten days in UT Ladakh: Samphel
Leh, March 29 (Scoop News)- Commissioner/Secretary (Health) Rigzin Samphel today said that there is no new positive case of COVID-19 since past ten days and the previous positive 13 cases has come down to 10 in UT Ladakh. Rigzin Samphel in a press conference stated that under the GoI directions, Mahabodhi Karuna Charitable (MKC) Hospital in Leh and GNM School in Kargil has been recognised for dedicated COVID-19 hospital in UT Ladakh. Equipments such as 100 ventilators- 50 each for Leh and Kargil districts is expected to arrive soon, he added. With the increase in number of positive ca...

6 sample tests negative; separate COVID-19 hospital facility recognised in Leh
Leh,March 28 (Scoop News)-Commissioner/Secretary (Health) Rigzin Samphel in a press conference stated that a total of 6 sample reports were received from NCDC, Delhi today, and all the results are of Kargil district and are negative for COVID-19. In order to deliver proper medical treatment, Mahabodhi Karuna Charitable Hospital will be used as the separate hospital facility dedicated for COVID-19 in Leh district. Fresh positive cases of COVID-19 would be placed at Mahabodhi Karuna Charitable Hospital which houses 50 beds, Samphel added. Answering a query, Samphel stated that disciplin...

Advisor Narula convenes a series of meetings to review the preparedness to contain the spread of COVID-19 in Ladakh
Leh, March 28 (Scoop News)-Advisor Umang Narula convened a series of meetings to take stock of readiness and measures in place to prevent and contain the spread of COVID-19 in Ladakh. In the morning the Advisor convened a meeting of Health Department. Commissioner/Secretary Health Sh. Rigzin Samphael, Director Health Dr. Phuntsog Wangchuk, CMO Leh Dr Motup Dorjay, Dy. Medical Superintendent Leh Dr. Tsering Angchuk and Dr. Tsering Wangchuk attended the meeting. Detailed discussions were held regarding chalking out the future action plan to deal with COVID-19.The Advisor issued instructions for establishment of dedicated COVID-19 hospitals in both the Districts of Leh and Kargil. Th...

Ladakh MP JTN sanctions of Rupees One Crore to fight against COVID-19 in Ladakh
Donated his one-month salary of Rs. One lakh for the same cause
Leh, March 28 (Scoop News)-In order to strengthen the ongoing fight against global epidemic of COVID-19 in every perspective MP Ladakh, Jamyang Tsering Namgyal Sanctioned Rupees One Crore from his MPLADS for development of Purchase Immediate Medical Equipment’s for both Leh and Kargil District, and the young MP also donated his one month salary of Rs. One lakh for the same cause to PM National Relief Funds. The funds will be utilized by the Deputy Commissioners of both the districts of Ladakh for Purchase of Laboratory Equipment for Establishment of Bio Safety Level-3 Testing Laboratory, Infra-Red Thermometers (Non-Contact) to facilitate Doctors, Nurses and Medical Staffs to remotely ...

District Administration provides free ration to the migrant labourers & daily wagers in Leh
Leh, March 28 (Scoop News)-District Administration, Leh to provide free ration to the migrant labourers & daily wagers during the lock-down period. "No one should sleep empty stomach", District Magistrate, Leh Sachin Kumar instructs his officers. With a view to ensure supply of basic food items to the migrant labourers and daily wagers who are stranded in various parts of Leh district due to sudden lock-down of the country in the aftermath of the outbreak of COVID19 (Corona Virus Disease), the District Administration Leh has been able to identify about 8000 laborers and daily wage workers across the district, who will be provided with basic ration supply viz rice, dal, and cooking oi...

Foreign travellers, Ladakh returned to disclose their travel history within two days: Dr Singla
Udhampur,March 28 (Scoop News)-Taking strict action against the persons who are hiding their travel history, the District Development Commissioner, Udhampur, Dr Piyush Singla today appealed the people who have been returned from foreign countries and Ladakh region after March 1, 2020 and have not disclosed their travel history, to come forward and register their names on 01992 272727 or 01992272728 within two days so that they can be quarantined well in time. While briefing the media, DDC said that the district administration is monitoring the situation closely and people need not panic regarding threat of Corona virus and also appealed the people to stay at home and maintain social dist...

15 Councillors of Hill Council Leh allocates Rs. 28 lacs from CCDF to combat COVID-19 pandemic
Leh, March 28 (Scoop News)-Keeping in view the prevailing situation due to COVID-19 pandemic and the need of resources for necessary medical facilities in Leh district, 15 numbers of Councillors of LAHDC, Leh decided to allocate funds to the tune of Rs. 28 lacs out of their CCDF. The Chairman/ Chief Executive Counicllor LAHDC Leh Gyal P. Wangyal, Dy. Chairman Tsering Sandup, Executive Councillor for Agriculture Phuntsog Stanzin, Executive Councillor for Education Konchok Stanzin, Executive Councillor for Minority Mumtaz Hussain and Councillor Nyoma Thupstan Angchuk have decided to allocate Rs. 2.5 lacs each out of their CCDF. . Likewise, Tsering Nurbu Councillor Basgo, T...

CEC LAHDC Leh reviews measures taken by District Administration with regard to COVD19
Leh, March 28 (Scoop News)-The Chairman/ Chief Executive Councilor LAHDC Leh Gyal P. Wangyal today through teleconference with Deputy Commissioner /Chief Executive Officer LAHDC Leh Sachin Kumar reviewed the measures taken by District Administration with regard to COVD19 pandemic in the district, quarantine measures and other arrangements including supply of essential services and commodities, medicines etc to the public in the wake of lockdown in the District. Chairman expressed his satisfaction on the excellent measures and arrangements made by the District Administration and asked DC/CEO to convey his appreciation and gratitude to all those involved in fight against COVID-19 i...

 
 Debate
Mantra for COVID-19: Behave or Perish
K B Jandial With 21-day complete lockdown ordered by PM Modi to fight Coronavirus, India has literally come to a standstill. In a vibrant democracy like India people cherish freedom in many forms including movement form one place to another and it stands curtailed; but for the good of the people, albeit, survival. This is an extraordinary existential crisis, not experienced by our generation across the world. This is a testing time that demands patience, compliance of prescribed protocol and support to ward off this deadly infectious disease, declared pandemic by WHO. People of India, albeit, across the globe were never so scary as they are today, not so even during two w...

Social Distancing – Fall out of COVID 19
B L Saraf Social Distancing – Fall out of COVID 19 Countries across the world are fighting the novel corona virus as people in large numbers are falling prey to it .With the number of affected cases on the rise across Continents , we are in a situation not experienced in the recent past . The mortality rate may not be high ,as yet, to cause an alarm : medical experts in the country , nonetheless , tell us that as the virus spreads rapidly and widely the chances of mortality rate going up the graph are real , given the volume and density of India’s population . India , as indeed the whole world , has realized the gravity of the situati...

Harsh words spoil diplomacy
K.N. Pandita Iran has joined three other Islamic countries to express “anguish” on what they call “killing of Muslims” in recent communal riots in north-eastern Delhi. Turkey and Malaysia lost no time to react angrily on the incident. The OIC has also given vent to similar statement. None of them has ventured to know the facts of the incident available only from the Ministry of External Affairs of the Government of India. Apparently, they have depended either on the sections of media usually critical of India or on what partisan sources conveyed to them. OIC’’s anti-India resolution is nothing new; it is a normal practice with them to begin with an anti-India resolu...

Delhi Riots: CAA-NPR Confusion, Politics of Hate & Modi’s Image
Straight Talk
K B Jandial Delhi riots have left behind a trail of wanton loss of lives and property: 52 dead, 526 shops, 142 houses, some schools & several places of worship burnt. Barring political posturing to placate their respective vote bank in this hour of grief, hardly anyone has remorse over such huge devastation and loss of face by the Govt. and the nation. Whether any political party accepts or not, they all are individually and collectively responsible for this carnage that has brought shame to Indian nation. Who gained from these horrific acts of communal violence in nine localities of North East Delhi? Were these avoidable? Were these spontaneous or well-planned conspiracy to de...

J&K has a new political party
K.N. Pandita J&K new political party called JK Apni Party is very much in the news. Only a day back its delegation comprising twenty-four members called on the Home Minister Amit Shah. If JK Apni Party (JKAP), the new political party inspired by senior Kashmir advocate-politician and former Deputy Chief Minister of PDP, Muzaffar Hussain Baig with Altaf Bukhari as the handle, is the replication of Bakhshi Ghulam Muhammad and his National Conference, then the fate of JKAP and its leadership will be nothing different from the fate that visited the Bakhshi. Congress propped up Bakhshi and Congress dumped him thus exposing the State to what it is facing since 1990. Will BJP behave...

New Political Party - Kashmir’s political laboratory at work
B L Saraf Kashmir may not be a big producer of commercial goods but it doesn’t lack ingenuity to manufacture political outfits which , many a time , are made to order . Raw material though has to come from New Delhi . Occasionally it comes from across the border . The striking quality of the raw material is such as to produce a malleable product , capable of being molded in any shape convenient to the supplier . Valley has a well equipped laboratory which keeps political market bustling with new products . The business started in 1953 and goes on , with new experimentations done ...

May I speak to you, Farooq Sahib
K.N. Pandita Permit me to speak to you candidly, Farooq Sahib. People in Kashmir call you an eccentric man. I agree with them but I know you have a method in the madness. Despite all eccentricity that you may have, you have, through paternal legacy and conviction, rejected Kashmir’s Pakistan option. It is not to please the Indians but to care for your compatriots in J&K who are emotional but not visionary.. New Delhi has been soft as well as harsh to you, a mixed dosage, in your entire political career. You have more friends in the rest of the county than in Kashmir just because you have the art of making friends, not enemies. Observing and inquisitive people look at persona...

Delimitation of electoral constituencies
K.N. Pandita Delimitation of electoral constituencies in J&K has been a burning question since a long time. It has also been a contentious issue because of the peculiar demographic complexion of the erstwhile State of Jammu and Kashmir. (now UT). Jammu region has been complaining that it is under-represented in the law-making bodies. Since Kashmir region enjoyed a majority in the Legislative Assembly, the voice of Jammu was not heard. The last delimitation was done in 1994 and then during the government of Farooq Abdullah in 2002, the Assembly passed the law of no delimitation till 2026 thereby quashing the 10-year term for revision. After a long wait, the NDA government...

 Jammu News
Courts use SMS service to create awareness about Covid-19 in JK, Ladakh UTs
Jammu, March 29 (Scoop News)-In order to disseminate information and make lawyers as well as litigants aware about novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, High Court of Jammu and Kashmir is using Short Messaging Services (SMS). Around 1,89,000 SMS have been sent by the High Court as well as by District Courts of JK and Ladakh UTs to the lawyers and litigants. Various advisories/guidelines/helplines issued by WHO, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India and by Health and Medical Education Department J&K are being conveyed through SMS. The move is a part of the measures taken by High Court of Jammu and Kashmir to sensitize lawyers and litigants especially those residi...

Govt issues helpline to facilitate inter-state migrant labourers
Jammu, March 29 (Scoop News)-The government today issued helpline numbers to facilitate inter-state migrant labourers who arrived in Jammu and Kashmir prior lockdown announced in view of coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. According to the Labour Commissioner J&K, the migrant labourers can contact the following helpline numbers for assistance and help: Showkat Shafi, Inspector, 8899546373 and Ansar Ahmad, Inspector, 7006286174 (for Kashmir Division) Shivika Sharma, Labour Officer, 9149691329 and Stander Pal Singh, Section officer, 7051986422 (for Jammu Division). The aforementioned officers shall be available round-the-clock for help and assistance. ...

Implement lockdown restrictions rigorously: Cabinet Secretary to States/UTs
Holds video conference meeting with Chief Secretaries to review Covid-19 control efforts
Jammu, March 29 (Scoop News)- Cabinet Secretary, Rajiv Gauba today asked all States/UTs to rigorously implement lockdown restrictions to contain the community transmission of coronavirus pandemic. He asked for taking stern action against people who are violating lockdown orders. Cabinet Secretary made these remarks while holding a video conference meeting with the Chief Secretaries and DGPs of all States and Union Territories to review the measures they have taken to ensure effective implementation of restrictions during the lockdown period and to fight coronavirus disease. The meeting was also attended by Home Secretary, Ajay Kumar Bhalla and other senior officers of concerned Ministri...

DGP appreciates People’s cooperation
Time to fight against this deadly disease together: DGP
Jammu, March 28 (Scoop News)-The Director General of Police J&K Shri Dilbag Singh reiterated his appeal to the people of Jammu and Kashmir to follow the health protocols to help us in fighting the Corona Virus. The fight against COVID-19 is not restricted to one organization or one community, it’s time to fight against this deadly disease together, he said, and added that cooperation provided by the people of Jammu and Kashmir, is highly encouraging. He said the outreach programmes conducted by the JK Police at the grass root level helped in controlling the social/religious gatherings. The DGP appealed to the people of Jammu and Kashmir to come forward in disclosing their travel ...

Chief Secretary appeals for calm
Says aggressive testing resulting in detections, compliments health workers, field admin
Jammu, March 28 (Scoop News)-As the number of cases being tested across J&K rose to 33 today, Chief Secretary, B V R Subrahmanyam today appealed people to stay calm and not panic. In a message, Mr. Subrahmanyam said the J&K Government has undertaken an aggressive testing campaign to detect COVID-19 positive cases as a result of which there is an increase in the number. He said the latest five positive cases today - 2 in Srinagar and 3 in Jammu - are all contacts of prior positives and are asymptomatic which would have never been known for upto 2 weeks and would have infected 100s subsequently. The Chief Secretary said the testing rate in J& K is over 10% of those under surveillance which ...

FC dedicates CD, Psychiatry hospitals as COVID-19 exclusive hospitals
Jammu, March 28 (Scoop News)- Financial Commissioner (FC), Health and Medical Education Department, Atal Dulloo today declared Psychiatry Hospital and Chest Diseases (CD) hospital in Jammu to be exclusively dedicated for treating COVID-19 patients. The FC today visited the two hospitals to see the infrastructure and manpower strength there. During his visit the FC directed the officials to fulfill every requirement so that they are able to handle any COVID-19 cases in an efficient manner. Principal Government Medical College, Dr Sunanda Raina; Director Coordination New Medical Colleges, Dr Yashpal Sharma; Joint Director Planning, Health and Medical Education, Madan Lal and other off...

COVID-19: MC Poonch conducts cleanliness drive
Poonch, March 28 (Scoop News)-Municipal Council Poonch today started the process of spraying (sanitization) and cleanliness drive in every nooks and corner of district Poonch as a preventive measure to combat the spread of Corona virus (COVID-19). During the drive, CEO municipality Poonch Garu Ram, Councillor, Imtiaz Slaria and Inspector, Abdul Rehman and the workers of municipality were present. CEO said that workers of their department have been continuously swung into action to spray and clean various public places and also said that their efforts are to disinfect all places to contain spread corona infection. He also appealed the public to stay at home and maintain cleanliness at thei...

DMRR&R issues duty roster for officials
Jammu, March 28 (Scoop News)- In view of the preventive measures taken to contain the spread of Coronavirus, Department of Disaster Management, Relief, Rehabilitation and Reconstruction (DMRR&R) today issued a duty roaster for the officer/officials. According to the order, Director Finance, Additional Secretary (R)/(S) and Under Secretary (A) shall attend the officer as per routine. The Officials of the department have been clubbed into Group I and Group II. The Group I shall work from 28 March to 04 April 2020 and from 15 April to 22 April 2020. Furthermore the officials put in Group II will work from 06 April to 11 April 2020 and from 23 April to 30 April 2020. The groups will be as...

 
 Kashmir News
Don’t pay heed to unverified reports on social media: Dir SKIMS
Srinagar,March 29 (Scoop News)- Director, Shere-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS), Soura, Dr AG Ahanger today appealed to people not to pay heed to unverified reports attributed to him on the social media regarding the spread of Coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir A message, which is being circulated on social networking sites attributing Director SKIMS to have said that corona cases in Kashmir would increase and followed by decline. The Director SKIMS in an official statement issued here said that this message is sheer imagination and has not been communicated by the Director himself or his office. ...

Cooking cost of Mid-Day Meal scheme to reach students through DBT mode
CEOs to submit banking details in 10 days: Dr Samoon
Srinagar, March 29 (Scoop News)-School Education Department has directed all the Chief Education Officers to submit bank account details of eligible students/ under parents within ten -days for crediting the cooking cost of Mid-Day Meal Scheme directly to them via Direct Benefit Transfer mode. The Government has also decided that two-month advance dry ration (Rice) would be provided to the eligible children through the Department of Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs. The initiative was taken in view of the closure of schools due to Covid-19 outbreak. Principal Secretary School Education Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon has already directed Chief Education Officers (CEOs) to distribute tw...

Police distributes food items in Srinagar, Ganderbal, Bandipora, Shopian, Sopore and Handwara
Srinagar, March 29 (Scoop News)-Police in its special drive to reach out the needy people distributed food & other items in Srinagar, Ganderbal, Bandipora, Shopian districts and in PD Sopore and Handwara. In Srinagar, police distributes food items to the destitute families at Zakura, Pantha-Chowk, Nehru Park, Shaheed Gunj and Rainawari areas amid COVID-19 lockdown. Police teams from local police units reached to the needy people especially non-local residents and distributed essentials among them. In Bandipora, Police team from Police Station Sumbal reached out to people affected by the lockdown and provided them food and other items as a part of initiatives for the poor, whose livelih...

DSEK issues orders for regularization of 155 ReT teachers
Dr Samoon assures smooth, speedy regularization of ReT teachers
Srinagar, March 29 (Scoop News)-Directorate of School Education Kashmir today issued orders for the regularization of 155 Rehbar-e-Taleem teachers engaged under erstwhile Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan(SSA) to the post of Teacher Grade-II. The official order of the regularization reads that “Chief Education Officers of Budgam/ Ganderbal/ Kulgam/ Pulwama/ Shopian/ Srinagar shall be personally responsible to verify authenticity of original testimonials before giving effect to the order of appointment of regularized ReT teachers as grade-II in so far as release is concerned.” Notably, the Principal Secretary School Education Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon had received various representations from teacher...

Six arrested in Bandipora for violating restriction orders
Bandipora,March 29 (Scoop News)-On the directions of District Magistrate Bandipora, the Bandipora Police on Sunday booked six persons in Chandergeer area of Hajin town for violating restriction orders issued by the District Magistrate, Bandipora. Two FIRs have been registered in Police Station Hajin under FIR No 11 and 12 under section 188 IPC at Police Station Hajin against six persons for violating restriction orders thereby risking their own and the lives of others. All the accused have been arrested by the Hajin Police during patrolling in the area. Notably, six persons were also arrested by the Hajin Police on Friday for violating the restriction orders. While on Thursday an open ...

District admin distributes food kits among needy, migrant labours, destitute
Bandipora, March 29 (Scoop News)- District administration, Bandipora distributed food packets containing rice, oil, pulses, spices and other essentials among migrant labours, destitute and poor people of the district, today. Deputy Commissioner, Bandipora, Shahbaz Ahmad Mirza, said that in view of the lockdown there are numerous people who need help. He said that officers and the volunteers prepared food kits and about 600 kits were prepared till the Saturday evening which were later distributed during night among the needy while taking precautions. He said the food packets were dropped at the doorsteps of every household in need whilea maintaining social distance. The food packets ...

Agri department, Kashmir to donate one day salary
Srinagar, March 29 (Scoop News)- Department of Agriculture Kashmir decided to donate one days’ salary of all employees to COVID 19 fund. The decision was taken in an emergency meeting called by Director Agriculture Kashmir Altaf Aijaz Andrabi in which Joint Directors, Chief Agriculture Officers, Divisional Level Officers and Representatives of various Employee Unions of the Department were linked up through wattsapp . Director Agriculture apprised the fellow colleagues regarding the need for contributing towards the welfare fund created by government as a gesture to be part of mitigation plan being executed for the welfare of the people. Andrabi said that in this hour of agony...

COVID-19 Lockdown: Order Eatables online in Bandipora, admin will deliver at doorstep
Comprehensive plan devised to ensure no one has to come out of their homes: DC Bandipora
Bandipora, March 29 (Scoop News)-Amid lockdown to fight Coronavirus infections and COVID-19 if you are in need food items and other essentials, you can order on-line or call the district administration same will be delivered at your doorstep within shortest possible time. The district administration Bandipora started this innovative initiative to provide essential supplies to the people at their doorstep without moving out of their houses thus maintaining the social distancing protocol. Deputy Commissioner Bandipora Shahbaz Ahmad Mirza on held a meeting with representatives of Trade Federations and local e-Commerce Companies to devise a comprehensive mechanism to ensure home delivery of ...

 
 Other Stories
BJP responds to more than 30000 queries of stranded people: Yudhvir Sethi
Jammu, March 29 (Scoop News)-Corona Helpline framed by Jammu & Kashmir BJP has received more than 30 thousand Help Calls from stranded people till now, disclosed party Vice-President Yudhvir Sethi (Corona Helpline Incharge), while also accompanied by party All Programme & Abhiyaan Incharge Ajay Pargal (Co-Incharge) and party Media Secretary Dr. Pardeep Mahotra at party headquarter, Trikuta Nagar. Yudhvir Sethi, also told that more than 100 BJP leaders are presently actively receiving Help Calls from needy persons, as their mobile numbers are widely circulated by all means by the party. Sethi said, "We are responding to all queries of needy persons both natives as well as persons from ou...

DM Anantnag inspects NH, other areas
Monitors distribution of essentials
Anantnag, March 29 (Scoop News)- In an effort to enforce and maintain complete lockdown across the district, District Magistrate Anantnag, Bashir Ahmad Dar, today took a tour of national highway visiting its entire stretch besides Pujteng, Bijbehara, Wanpoh, Mir Bazar and Vessu areas. He also took stock of availability and distribution of essentials and also of quarantine facilities set up at different health institutions amid the threat of covid-19 outbreak. ADC, Gh. Hassan Sheikh, Nodal Officer COVID – 19 for Anantnag, Showkat Ahmad Rather, among others, accompanied him. The DM during his inspection of the hospitals stressed on maintaining discipline and complete readiness to effective...

Advance ration distribution begins in Ganderbal
DC inspects ration stores takes stock of availability
Ganderbal, March 29 (Scoop News)-In view of total lockdown as a move to mitigate the risk of COVID-19 outbreak, the District Administration today started the process of advance two months’ ration distribution in the district. The advance ration for the month of April and May is being distributed among the beneficiaries. Deputy Commissioner, Ganderbal, Shafqat Iqbal, today visited several ration stores in the district to have a first-hand appraisal of the distribution process and availability of rations in these stores. The ADC Ganderbal, Farooq Ahmad Baba accompanied him.. During the inspection DC urged the FCS&CA officials to ensure uninterrupted supplies and deliveries of essential se...

District admin distributes free ration among migrant labours in Shopian
Shopian, March 29 (Scoop News)- District administration Shopian, distributed free ration and other essentials among migrant labour, here today. Tehsildar Shopian, Bilal Ahmad, distributed ration among the migrant labours at various places in the district. The free ration was also distributed by the designated officers in their respective areas. District Magistrate (DM), Choudhary Mohammad Yasin, said that this step was taken in view of lockdown in the district. The ration was distributed among migrant labours so that they may not face any difficult. He said that all requisite arrangements have been put in place across the District and people need not to panic. Sharing the details...

DM Shopian convenes meet, stresses on effective contact tracing, travel history
Shopian, March 29 (Scoop News)- District Magistrate Shopian, Choudhary Mohammad Yasin, said that sufficient quarantine bed capacity has been set up at various places in the district besides putting in place other arrangements. The DM said this while chairing a meeting of designated nodal officers at district headquarter today in order to have a firsthand status of arrangements in place to combat the covid-19 crises. The meeting was convened while keeping social distancing protocol in view. The meeting was attended by Nodal Officers including, OSD, COVID-19, CMO, Tehsildar, Shopian, Probationary Officer, Police and other concerned. During the meeting, various decisions were taken and the ...

More quarantine centers established in Kulgam
600 quarantine beds available in District: DC
Kulgam, March 29 (Scoop News)- District administration Kulgam, today established more quarantine centers in the district at Manzgam, chimmer, Yaripora and other areas. Meanwhile, the Deputy Commissioner, Showkat Aijaz Bhat, took stock of took stock of facilities and arrangement in place at the newly established quarantine centers. Deputy Commissioner said that adequate numbers of administrative as well as medical quarantine centers have been established across the district and there is availability of more than 600 quarantine beds in the district. Pertinently strict restriction and lock down is in place in the district to ensure social distancing to prevent the spread of Corona virus in...

56% of elementary school children provided dry rice: MD Mid Day Meals
Jammu, March 28 (Scoop News)-According to Mission Directorate (MD) of Mid Day Meals, J&K, a total of 492755 children are being provided dry rice in Jammu and Kashmir, which amounts to 56 percent of all children enrolled at elementary level. As per the break up, 240485 children in Jammu and 252270 children in Kashmir division are provided dry rice till March, 28. The total number of children at elementary level in Jammu & Kashmir is 886899. ...

District admin distributes food kits among migrant labours, destitute, needy
Kulgam, March 28 (Scoop News)- District administration Kulgam today distributed food packets containing rice, oil, pulses and other essentials among migrant labours, destitute and poor people. Deputy Commissioner (DC) Showkat Aijaz Bhat said that this step was taken in view of lockdown in the district. The food packets were distributed among migrant labours, detitutes and poor people so they may not face any difficult. He said that all requisite arrangements have been put in place across the District and people need not to panic. “We have already established in strength quarantine centers across the district and medical quarantine centre’s are also in place, with all necessary f...

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