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DPs from Muzaffarabad join PoK DPs’ chain dharna on day 23rd
Jammu,January 18 (Scoop News)- The ongoing indefinite chain dharna by the PoK Displaced Persons entered into 23rd consecutive day on Friday. Amidst raising of slogans, today’s chain dharna was held by the group of Displaced Persons from Muzaffarabad, led by Bhai Ram Singh, who was joined by Giani Sujan Singh, Jagjit Singh, Gurdip Singh, Himat Singh, Sewa Singh The indefinite dharna is being organized under the banner of SOS-International, a prominent organization of PoK Displaced Persons, led by its Chairman Rajiv Chuni. They are demanding implementation of the whole package passed by State Cabinet in October 2014 for PoK Displaced Persons, providing facilities to all displaced a...

JK Tourism’s promotional campaign concludes at SATTE
Tourism Deptt to organize travel show at Pune on Jan 21
New Delhi ,January 18 (Scoop News)- Department of Tourism, J&K, concluded its promotional campaign at South Asian Travel and Tourism Exhibition (SATTE) here. During the campaign officials and stakeholders interacted with the leading travel and tourism industry leaders from across the globe. The Department also held interactions with representatives from regional and national media persons during the three-day exhibition. SATTE is one of the biggest travel shows in Asia providing platform for travel agents, tour operators, hoteliers, destination management companies, tourism boards to sell their products and network to their potential clients from across the glo...

Congress will ensure justice and equal treatment to all parts when voted to power: Mir
Jammu, January 18, (Scoop News)-J&K Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) chief, Ghulam Ahmed Mir, said that all parts of state including Jammu region shall get its due share in every sphere of life only when Congress is voted to power. Addressing a party rally at Dangakote-Bumal area of Reasi District, organized by Jugal KIshore Sharma, PCC chief said that congress will ensure justice and equal treatment to Jammu region and all parts when voted to power. He said Congress always tried to give its due to all parts of the state in order to maintain peace and harmony and equitabl...

BJPMM Jammu District finalises programmes ahead of LS polls
Jammu,January 17 (Scoop News)-BJP Mahila Morcha District Jammu organised a meeting at Pandit Prem Nath Dogra Bhawan, Kacchi Chawni, Jammu, under the leadership of its President Rekha Mahajan and discussed the future programmes of the party on the directions of State President Rajni Sethi. The meeting was chaired by State General Secretary and Prabhari Jammu- Poonch Sanjita Dogra. She asked the morcha activists to take party's achievements to the common masses and the role of Shakti Kendra Pramukhs and Beneficiaries Incharges to make their booth strong and gain mass support. She also explained the future programmes like Kamal Shakti Abhiyan, Mahila Samooh Sampark, Mahila Labharthi Sam...

Rajni Sethi to firm up J&K for 2019 elections
Jammu,January 17 (Scoop News)-State President Mahila Morcha Rajni Sethi in her official visit in two districts Akhnoor & Jammu Rural to assess its preparedness for 2019 elections. Sethi' s this visit is part of her campaign to visit all the districts to a first handful of the preparations and the status of the party on the ground. Rajni Sethi was accompanied by State Vice President & Prabhari Akhnoor Anju Dogra and State Media Secretary Prerna Nanda. Rajni Sethi urged all to take the public welfare schemes of the Modi Government to the masses and said it seems as the party's strategy to keep it's workers focussed on mobilising voters and increasing the electoral gains. She specif...

Army Commander inaugurates strategic bridge in Poonch sector
to enhance movement of military equipment and troops in faster time frame
Poonch, January 17, (Scoop News)-Lt Gen Ranbir Singh General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Northern Command dedicated the Kalai Bridge to the Nation on Thursday. The bridge spans over Suran River and connects Kalai Area to Chandak area in Poonch District. During the inauguration function, the Army Commander addressed the gathering of Army, GREF and local residents and said that the Kalai bridge is an important milestone towards enhancing the road communication and for socio-economic development of the area. The bridge is an important strategic asset as it enhances the movement of ...

DGP Condoles the demise of Police officers, attends cremation of Rtd. DIG
Jammu,January 16 (Scoop News)- Director General of Police Shri Dilbag Singh has condoled the demise of retired DIG Shri Romesh Koul, Inspector Narinder Singh Chib and spouse of Inspector Zahid Hussain Mir. DGP, along with IGP Jammu Shri M. K. Sinha, SSP Jammu Shri Tejinder Singh and other senior Police officers attended the last rites of the retired DIG Shri Romesh Koul at Jammu and visited his family at Gandhi Nagar. He also visited the residence of late Inspector Narinder Singh Chib at Satwari. DGP has also condoled the demise of wife of Police Inspector Zahid Hussain Mir. Who left for heavenly abode on 12th January 2019. He expressed his deep sympathy with the family of ...

IDTR mandated with capacity building, promotion of best practices for road safety: Samoon
Directs making Institute functional by April 2019
Jammu,January 16 (Scoop News)- Principal Secretary Transport Department Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon today said that Institute of Driving, Training and Research (IDTR) has been mandated with capacity building in the area of road safety and to bring down road fatalities, besides generating adequate traffic sense among the trainees to become competent drivers. The Principal Secretary made the remarks during his visit to IDTR Kot Bhalwal here today. He said that the purpose of IDTR facility is to impart practical training, develop sound driving habits among trainees as the department is taking innovative steps towards capacity building in the area of road safety. ...

PoK DPs Indefinite Chain Dharna enters into day 21
Jammu,January 16 (Scoop News)- The “Indefinite Chain Dharna” led by S. O. S. International, An Organization for PoK Displaced Persons (Regd) has entered its 21st day today, under the chairmanship of Mr. Rajiv Chuni. Today’s dharna was lead by R. K. Sharma (Retd. KAS) assisted by Vijay Kumar Gupta, Pankaj Sethi, Ashok Kumar Sharma, Dilip Kumar and Amar Nath. Team leader expressed that the right time has been chosen to teach a lesson to the Political Parties who give false promises during election period and after the same is over they vanish. Strategy has been devised by this displaced community to vote against these law makers during elections unless some firm and solid works are ...

Child line Foundation to expand its services across JK by 2020
Jammu,January 16 (Scoop News)- In a major step towards implementation of the Juvenile Justice Act, Child line India Foundation shall extend its operations in the entire State by the year 2020. The information was revealed at a meeting attended by Chairperson Selection cum Oversight Committee, Justice (Retd) Hasnain Masoodi , G.A. Sofi, Mission Director ICPS and Dr. Anjaiah Pandiri Executive Director, Child line India Foundation. The Child line offices would be set up at Pulwama, Baramulla (Sopore), and Leh during the current year. This will take the number of Child line facilities to 12 -- one each in 12 districts of the State. The Foundation agreed to recommend setting up of Chi...

KVIB organises National Vendor Development prog
Jammu,January 16 (Scoop News)-For proper implementation of National Scheduled Caste Scheduled Tribe Hub (NSSH) scheme in the state, a one-day ‘National Vendor Development Programme’ (NVDP) was held here today under the chairmanship of Secretary, CEO KVIB Rashid Ahmad Qadri. The programme was organized by the Jammu & Kashmir Khadi and Village Industries Board (KVIB). While addressing the function, the Secretary gave a detailed resume on the NSSH scheme and informed that its main objective is to make the existing SC-ST Ministry of Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) more competitive to improve their quality, productivity, and marketing. He said that the sche...

Farooq Shah discusses action plan for rejuvenating water bodies
:Jammu,January 16 (Scoop News)- Secretary PHE, Irrigation & Flood Control, Farooq Ahmad Shah, today chaired a meeting with PHE, Law, Revenue, UEED and wildlife officials to discuss the action plan for rejuvenating the pre-existing network of streams, wetlands, lakes and rivers in the state. The meeting held via video conferencing was attended by Chief Engineer I&FC Kashmir, Additional Advocate General, Additional Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Superintending Engineer UEED Kashmir, Regional Wildlife Warden Kashmir, and other officers of line departments. The meeting was convened in the backdrop of the High Court directions to prepare an action plan for re-establishment of pre-exist...

Sericulture Deptt to adopt Jagti, Sheikhpora colonies for Mulberry plantation: Farooq Shah
Jammu,January 16 (Scoop News)-The Sericulture Development Department is adopting migrant colonies at Jagti in Jammu and Sheikhpora in Budgam district under Urban Mulberry Plantation Programme, which has already been launched in the Jammu Division. This was disclosed in a meeting chaired by Secretary Disaster Management, Relief, Rehabilitation and Reconstruction (DMRRR) Farooq Ahmad Shah. Under the programme, 2000 highly-improved mulberry plants will be planted in these colonies. The meeting was informed that Mulberry Plantation at Jagti, Nagrota shall be conducted next week and the required plant material has been kept ready, while as plantation drive shall be carried out at Mi...

Chairman LC welcomes new medical officers, filling up vacant posts of doctors
Jammu,January 16 (Scoop News)- Chairman, Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council Haji Anayat Ali today welcomed the issuance of selection list of medical officers and filling up of the majority of vacant positions of doctors in far-flung areas of Ladakh region. He expressed gratitude to the Governor and his administration for the move, which, he said, will help in overcoming the shortage of the Medical Officers in far-flung areas of the Ladakh region and in the entire the State. The Chairman desired that the Department of Health should ensure the presence of all the selected Medical Officers at the respective place of their postings. He extended his best wishes to all the doctors pos...

Farooq Shah inspects pace of work on upcoming Jal Bhawan
Jammu,Janary 15 (Scoop News)- Secretary PHE, Irrigation & Flood Control and DMRRR, Farooq Ahmad Shah, today visited Jal Bhawan construction site here at Narwal and inspected various ongoing works. The Jal Bhawan is being constructed at an estimated cost of Rs 7.48 crore and would be completed by October this year. With the completion of Jal Bhawan, the facility will cater to accommodation of the offices of Chief Engineer PHE Jammu, I&FC Jammu, RTIC and its allied departments. The offices will function under one roof for the convenience of the people. On the occasion, the Secretary directed the concerned officers to speed up the pace of ongoing works and complete them within the s...

Chief Secretary chairs 16th Steering Committee meeting of State CAMPA
APOs of Forest and Wildlife Department approved for 2019-20
Jammu,Janary 15 (Scoop News)- Chief Secretary, B. V. R. Subrahmanyam Monday chaired the 16th meeting of the Steering Committee of the Compensatory Afforestation Fund Management and Planning Authority (CAMPA) to consider the Annual Plan of Operations (APOs) of Forest and Wildlife Departments for the Year 2019-20. Principal Secretary, Finance, Principal Secretary, Planning, Development and Monitoring, Commissioner/Secretary, Forest, Ecology and Environment, Director, Soil & Water Conservation, Director, SFRI, Director, Social Forestry Department, Chief Conservator Forests, Jammu, Chief Conservator Forests (Eco Tourism), Chief Conservator of Forests (Planning & Project), CCF(FCA) and...

District Legal Services Authority, Health Department hold legal awareness cum medical camp
Jammu,Janary 14 (Scoop News)- To ensure that opportunities of securing justice and health care benefits are not denied to any citizen by reason of economic or any other disability, District Legal Services Authority in collaboration with Health Department today held a Legal Awareness cum Medical Camp. The camp was held under the supervision of Secretary, District Legal Services Authority, Naushad Ahmad Khan to aware the workers of the Un-Organized sector about their Legal Rights, Health Care Rights, Maternity benefits, The participants were educated about various social welfare schemes of the Central and State Government such as Education for their Children, Health Care Assistance i...

Div Com convenes meeting with Airfield Environment Management committee
Jammu,Janary 14 (Scoop News)- Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Sanjeev Verma today chaired a meeting of Airfield Environment Management Committee regarding measures towards wildlife strike hazard reduction and disposal of liquid and solid waste besides prevention of open garbage in the surrounding areas of the airport. Air force officers gave a detailed presentation on various issues and apprised the Divisional Commissioner that the garbage dumping in surrounding areas causes wildlife strike hazards. It was informed that garbage dumping in Tawi River, nallah near Airport and adjoining areas of Chatha becomes a big cause of bird activities on approach path. Div Com passed on spot...

Shailendra calls for stepping up voters’ awareness campaign
Jammu,Janary 14 (Scoop News)- Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) J&K, Shailendra Kumar today reviewed the progress on the issues related to the preparations for the ensuing elections, here at a meeting of concerned officers . The CEO called upon the officers and other functionaries of Election Department to gear up to take all necessary and timely steps to ensure smooth conduct of election process. He directed the officers to chalk out a well-knit strategy to handle the election related issues on priority and ensure close coordination with District Election Officers (Deputy Commissioners) and all other stakeholders. The CEO reviewed in detail, the status of establishment ...

Mission Director National Health Mission visits Poonch, reviews health sector
Poonch ,Janary 14 (Scoop News)-Mission Director National Health Mission, Bhupinder Kumar, visited Poonch and convened a meeting to review the functioning of health sector in the district. Chairman, District Health Society, Rahul Yadav, Chief Medical Officer, Mushtaq Bhatti, Superintendent District Hospital, Block Medical Officers besides officials of the department were present in the meeting. The Mission Director had a detailed discussion of various schemes related to health sector and directed improvement in the existing status. He also reviewed the physical achievements under Kayakalp, Mera Aspatal and other such schemes besides discussing training status of ASHA workers. He...

DC Bandipora listens to people’s issues at Chittibanday
Sanctions Rs 80 Lakh for water supply augmentation
Bandipora,Janary 14 (Scoop News)-Deputy Commissioner Dr. Shahid Iqbal Choudhary Monday held a public interaction program at Chittibanday village and listened to the public grievances. He was accompanied by Superintendent of Police Sheikh Zulfikar Azad, district heads of various departments besides other concerned officials. Several delegations and individuals called on the Deputy Commissioner and apprised him about various problems faced by them in their respective areas with regard to water and power supply, Irrigation, Healthcare, Education besides other issues. Responding to the grievances of the people, Dr Choudhary sanctioned an amount of Rs 80 ...

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