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Rationalization of Anganwadi Centres: Govt constitutes district-level official panels
Srinagar, September 21 (Scoop News)- The Government has ordered constitution of District-level official panels for rationalization of the Anganwadi Centres across the State. According to an order issued by Secretary to the Government, Social Welfare Department, each district-level committee will be headed by the District Programme Officer ICDS of the concerned district. The Members of the Committee include concerned District Social Welfare Officer and Senior-most CDPO of the district, to be nominated by the Programme Officer. The district-level committees shall take comprehensive review of existing Anganwadi Centers in light of Government of India norms particularly number of childre...

Holding Panchayat and ULB elections in J&K meaningless until peace is not restored: Vakil
Srinagar,September 21 (Scoop News)-President of Jammu and Kashmir Bachavo Tehreek and Former Minister Abdul Gani Vakil today in a statement welcomed the proposed meeting between Foreign Ministers of India and Pakistan on the sidelines of UN General Assembly Session in New York this month and said that dialogue is the only way out to resolve Kashmir issue and an opportunity to bring both the countries closer so that common masses in both the countries could get rid of the vicious cycle of death and destruction as it is the only direction which will ultimately lead both the countries somewhere towards positivity and resolution of Kashmir issue. Expressing concern over the motive an...

Dr. Farooq, Omar Abdullah pay tributes to martyrs of Karbala on Youm-e-Ashura
Srinagar, September 20 (Scoop News)-National Conference President Dr Farooq Abdullah Thursday paid rich tributes to martyrs of Karbala on Youm-e-Ashura and said Hazrat Imam Hussain (AS), the epitome of righteousness and purity of thought, has given the highest degree of sacrifice to uphold principles of truth and human dignity. Dr Farooq said that Imam Hussain (AS) and his companions exhibited unparalleled courage and patience and made historic sacrifices at Karbala which strengthened Islam and denied the evil forces to make us bow before them. He prayed for peace and well being of the State and its people. National Conference Vice President Mr. Omar Abdullah said that the ultimate ...

Ganderbal Police solves murder case of a 12 year young boy
Accused Arrested
Srinagar, September 20 (Scoop News)-: On 18th of September 2018, Police Post Nagbal received information about murder of a teenager Faisal Hussain Misger son of Mohammad Hussain Misger resident of Busserbugh Alastang Ganderbal. Accordingly, a case FIR number 168/2018 under relevant sections of law was registered in Police Station Ganderbal and investigation was started. During the course of investigation, a special investigating team was constituted by SSP Ganderbal Shri Khalil Ahmad Poswal-JKPS headed by ASP Ganderbal. The team rushed to the spot and the body was taken into posession for carrying out post mortem and other legal formalities. During course of investigation, one suspec...

Mohan Bagwat’s statement on 35-A and 370 misleading:Er Rasheed
Challenges Mohan Bagwat for an open debate over J&K dispute, ridicules state Congress Chiefs statement on special status to J&K.
Srinagar, September 20 (Scoop News)-Calling RSS Chief Mohan Bagwat’s statement about Article 370 and 35-A as unrealistic, AIP President Er Rasheed has challenged RSS leadership to discuss on merits not only the special status granted to J&K but the sanctity, validity and credibility of instrument of accession between New Delhi and J&K. In a statement issued today Er Rasheed said, “on one hand RSS invites its political opponents and people with divergent views and religions for open discussions and debates, which should be welcomed, but on the other hand feels often scared and frightened to discuss seventy year long dispute with the people of J&K, whom RSS and its associates have be...

Advisor Kumar chairs 13th Standing Committee meet of State Board for Wildlife
Srinagar, September 20 (Scoop News)- Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar chaired the 13th meeting of Standing Committee of State Board for Wildlife, here today. The meeting was attended by Commissioner Secretary Forests, Manoj Kumar Dwivedi, IG HQs Anand Jain, PCCF Suresh Chugh, Chief Engineer NHPC Dr A K Tripathi, Chairman PCB Ravi Kesar, Former IAS Dr M K Ranjit Singh Jhala, other members of the board and concerned officers. The meeting began with the discussion on Action Taken Report of 12th meeting of Standing Committee of State Board for Wildlife. Various proposals were presented before the committee for consideration and approval, which includes permission for laying of pipes and ...

President Chamber of Commerce Kashmir meets PCCF Forests
Srinagar, September 20 (Scoop News)- The President Chamber of Commerce Kashmir, Mohammad Ashraf Mir today called on Principal Chief Conservator of Forests (PCCF) Suresh Chugh, to discuss the issue related to Wood Based Industries. He briefed the PCCF about the problems being faced by Wood Based Industries in getting their Licenses renewed. The PCCF listened to their grievances and ensured that he will look into the matter and find a solution so that these Licenses are renewed in shortest possible time. Mir presented a copy of notification issued by the Ministry of Forest, Environment and Climate Change, Government of India regarding the subject. He also discussed issues with regard to S...

Govt committed to provide every facility to the far-flung areas: Div Com
Srinagar, September 20 (Scoop News)-Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today said that the government is committed to provide every facility to the far-flung areas. The Divisional Commissioner made these remarks while took a detailed review of supply, stocking, distribution of food grains, and availability of K-oil and LPG in far-flung areas of Kashmir division including Leh and Kargil districts. During the meeting, the Div Com was apprised about the requirements, stock and supply position with respect to essential commodities of food grains, petroleum products, LPG, construction material, medicines, cement, consumer goods, timber, firewood and other material. Director...

Establish Winter Joint Control Rooms: Div Com to DCs
Srinagar, September 20 (Scoop News)-Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today directed all Deputy Commissioners (DCs) to establish winter control rooms in their respective districts including Gurez and Tangdhar for the preparedness and arrangements to be made for the cold months so that people do not face any kind of inconvenience. The Divisional Commissioner Kashmir issued these directions while reviewing the stock of preparedness and arrangements to be made after the snowfall in winter season across Kashmir division including Leh and Kargil districts. The Divisional Commissioner directed the officials of MED and R&B departments to ensure all arrangements including the ...

Conference of DCs, SSPs, Prioritize languishing projects for completion: Navin Choudhary to DCs
Disability Rehabilitation Center to come up in every district
Srinagar, September 20 (Scoop News)-Principal Secretary Finance, Navin Kumar Choudhary has asked Deputy Commissioners to prioritize completion of languishing infrastructure projects in their respective districts during the current financial year. Addressing the joint conference of Administrative Secretaries, Deputy Commissioners and District Police Chiefs at SKICC here last evening, Navin asked Deputy Commissioners to prepare a detailed project-wise schematic break-up of all such languishing infrastructure projects as these are proposed to be funded under the JK Infrastructure Development Finance Corporation (JKIDFC). He directed them to make a list of such projects in the order of prior...

Advisor Ganai meets Union Agriculture Secy
Discusses flagship schemes, pitches for timely releases in view of limited working season
New Delhi,September 20 (Scoop News)- Advisor to Governor, Khurshid Ahmed Ganai today met the Union Agriculture Secretary, S. K. Pattnayak here and discussed the progress of various Centrally Sponsored Schemes in the State in the presence of Senior officers of the State and Central Governments. During the meeting, all flagship programmes like Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojna (RKVY), Mission For Integrated Development Of Horticulture (MIDH), Saffron Mission, Prime Minister’s Development Programme(PMDP) etc. came up for threadbare discussion. It was agreed in the meeting that the State Government will send Utilization Certificates and detailed proposals to the Union Ministry to enable release of ...

J&K PCC chief remarks uncalled for: NC
‘Congress responsible for erosion of J&K’s special provisions’
Srinagar, September 19 (Scoop News)-National Conference on Wednesday called J&K PCC chief GA Mir’s remarks on NC decision of staying away from upcoming ULB polls as outrageous and far from truth. Calling his utterances politically motivated, NC Provincial Spokesperson Imran Nabi Dar said, “Its sad that the congress chief had to make such malafide targeted accusations on our recent announcement of not participating in local body polls. Congress chief had called NC decision as part of a ’larger conspiracy’. The very identity of the state is under threat and it is NC which has taken the fight head on.” “It would have been better if Congress had supported parties from J&K in their at...

DC Srinagar visits Zadibal
Takes firsthand appraisal of arrangements for ongoing Muharram proceedings
Srinagar, September 19 (Scoop News)- Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Dr Syed Abid Rasheed Shah, Wednesday visited Zadibal here and took a firsthand appraisal of arrangements various departments have made for smooth observance of ongoing Muharram proceedings there. The DC undertook a walking tour around the area inspecting the facilities different departments have put in place there. He inspected the implementation of instructions different departments were given to ensure smooth observance of Muharram proceedings in the area as in other Shia dominated areas of the district. He also visited the historic Imambara and the shrine of the sixteenth-century Sufi Shiite theologist Mir Shamsdin Ir...

Vyas for comprehensive mechanism to promote SSI sector in JK
Srinagar, September 19 (Scoop News)-Advisor to Governor B B Vyas today directed for framing a comprehensive mechanism to effectively promote small-scale industrial sector in the state so that the aspiring entrepreneurs are provided with the necessary support. The Advisor was speaking at the twin Board of Directors Meetings of Jammu and Kashmir State Industrial Development Corporation (SIDCO) and Jammu and Kashmir Small Scale Industries Development Corporation Ltd (SICOP) here today. Principal Secretary, Industries and Commerce, Shailendra Kumar, Directors of Industries, Jammu/Kashmir, MDs of the Corporations, representatives of Chambers of Commerce and other senior officers were prese...

Implementation of DAY-NRLM: GoI extends Special Package for JK
New Delhi, September 19 (Scoop News)-The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi today approved extension of timeline for implementation of the Special Package under DeendayalAntyodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NRLM) for Jammu & Kashmir for another year during 2018-19. The Cabinet also approved allocation of funds to the State under DAY-NRLM on a need basis for implementation of the Special Package without linking it with poverty ratio. There is no additional financial implication as the approval is to extend the timeline to cover two thirds of the vulnerable households in the State within the originally approved financial outlay of Rs 755.32 cr...

Registration open for First International Skill & Upskilling Training Program For Startups
10 international industry experts to train local entrepreneurs
Srinagar, September 19 (Scoop News)- J&K Skill Development Mission (JKSDM) in partnership with BRIDGE International is starting first of its kind in J&K, International Skill & Upskilling Training program from next week. The program is part of JKSDM’s efforts for inculcating entrepreneurial culture among the skilled youth of the state. This 12 weeks long program would focus on the themes such as sales & growth, finance & accounting, branding & marketing, human resource management, team building, service excellence and future technologies and will be taught by Eddie Lee, Co-Founder & Group CEO, New Union Holding, Jason Furness, Director of Bridge, Kristian Barnes, CEO, Dentsu Aegis, Bernad...

DC Srinagar visits Zadibal
Takes firsthand appraisal of arrangements for ongoing Muharram proceedings
Srinagar, September 19 (Scoop News)- Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Dr Syed Abid Rasheed Shah, Wednesday visited Zadibal here and took a firsthand appraisal of arrangements various departments have made for smooth observance of ongoing Muharram proceedings there. The DC undertook a walking tour around the area inspecting the facilities different departments have put in place there. He inspected the implementation of instructions different departments were given to ensure smooth observance of Muharram proceedings in the area as in other Shia dominated areas of the district. He also visited the historic Imambara and the shrine of the sixteenth-century Sufi Shiite theologist Mir Shamsdin Ir...

Vyas for comprehensive mechanism to promote SSI sector in JK
Chairs BoDs meetings of SIDCO, SICOP
Srinagar, September 19 (Scoop News)-Advisor to Governor B B Vyas today directed for framing a comprehensive mechanism to effectively promote small-scale industrial sector in the state so that the aspiring entrepreneurs are provided with the necessary support. The Advisor was speaking at the twin Board of Directors Meetings of Jammu and Kashmir State Industrial Development Corporation (SIDCO) and Jammu and Kashmir Small Scale Industries Development Corporation Ltd (SICOP) here today. Principal Secretary, Industries and Commerce, Shailendra Kumar, Directors of Industries, Jammu/Kashmir, MDs of the Corporations, representatives of Chambers of Commerce and other senior officers were prese...

Implementation of DAY-NRLM: GoI extends Special Package for JK
New Delhi, September 19 (Scoop News)-The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi today approved extension of timeline for implementation of the Special Package under DeendayalAntyodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NRLM) for Jammu & Kashmir for another year during 2018-19. The Cabinet also approved allocation of funds to the State under DAY-NRLM on a need basis for implementation of the Special Package without linking it with poverty ratio. There is no additional financial implication as the approval is to extend the timeline to cover two thirds of the vulnerable households in the State within the originally approved financial outlay of Rs 755.32 cror...

Srinagar police solves burglary case,Stolen items worth lacs recovered
Srinagar,September 19 (Scoop News)- Srinagar police solved a burglary case by arresting two persons involved in the crime. Stolen items worth lacs of rupees were also recovered from their possession. On 13th of September 2018, Police Station Rainawari received a written complaint from Javid Ahmad Khan son of Mohammad Aslam Khan resident of Saidkadal Rainawari stating that some unknown person/persons have entered his home and have stolen gold items and cash worth 31 lacs, when they were out to attend marriage function. On this information, a case FIR number 70/2018 under relevant sections of law was registered and investigation was started. During the course of investigation, a special ...

Anantnag police destroys bung cultivation
Srinagar,September 19 (Scoop News)-Continuing its efforts to root out the menace of drugs, Anantnag police destroyed bhung cultivation spread on about 70 kanals of land in Bijbehara. On the directions of SSP Anantnag Shri Altaf Ahmad Khan, a joint team of police and security forces headed by SDPO Bijbehara along with officials of Excise and Revenue department, destroyed bhung spread on about 70 Kanals of land in Tulkhan Bijbehara and its adjoining areas. The locals of the area have appreciated the efforts of police in curbing the menace of drugs in the area and have wished that the drive should continue in future also. ...

Union Ministry delegation visits Pulwama to review progress under BBBP initiative
Pulwama,September 19 (Scoop News)-A delegation of Union Ministry led by Assistant Secretary Ministry of Women and Child Development, Government of India, Amit Pal Singh today visited here to review the functioning and implementation of BetiBachaoBetiPadhao (BBBP) programme. The BBBP initiative was launched throughout the country in 2015 to address the trend of declining child sex ratio (CSR). During the visit, Assistant Secretary expressed his satisfaction over the efforts taken in the district to improve the sex ratio. He praised the efforts of the ICDS and converging departments who adopted local practices and novel methodologies to check the skewing child sex ratio in the...

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