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Advisor, CS visits Baltal to review Amarnath Yatra arrangements
Baltal (Ganderbal), June 24, (Scoop News)- Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar today visited Yatra Base Camp, Baltal to review the arrangements being made for smooth conduct of Shri Amarnath Ji Yatra 2018. Chief Secretary, B V R Subrahmanyam, Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan, IGP Kashmir, SP Pani and District Development Commissioner, Ganderbal Dr Piyush Singla accompanied the Advisor. The Advisor took a detailed review of all activities being carried out in Baltal area, besides, Domail and Holy Cave in view of the upcoming Shri Amarnath ji Yatra. The Advisor gave on-spot instructions to further improve the arrangements and directed concerned officers to provide 3 Gen...

NDMA Consultant reviews Disaster Management
Preparedness for Shri Amarnathji Yatra at Pahalgam
Pahalgam,June 24, (Scoop News)-Consultant National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), Brig (Retd) Kuldeep Singh convened a meeting of the officers of line departments and representatives of SDRF & NDRF to review the Disaster preparedness for Shri Amarnathji Yatra 2018, here today. The meeting was informed that adequate SDRF and NDRF personnel will be deployed for Shri Amarnathji Yatra 2018 duty, in addition to the volunteers of Home Guards and Civil Defence Volunteers for smooth conduct of the Yatra. It was decided that mock drill of varied nature shall be held to test the preparedness on 25th of June 2018 at different spots in Pahalgam. It was also decided that qualified Disaster Manag...

Written test for the post of Sub-Inspector in J&K
Police conducted, 15,425 candidates appear at 31 centres
Srinagar, June 24, (Scoop News)-Written test for the posts of Sub-Inspector in Jammu and Kashmir Police was held today at 31 examination centres in twin capital cities of the State. In all 15,425 Candidates appeared in the written test for 698 posts in Executive/Armed and Police Telecommunication. Against 16,130 PET/PST qualified candidates, 15,425 Candidates appeared in the written examination today under Transparent Recruitment Process(TRP) . About 96% of the candidates from across the State appeared for the written test at 31 centres at Srinagar and Jammu. The examination was conducted in two shifts. First shift started at 1100 hrs to 1300 hrs against 658 vacancies in ...

Jammu grows apples in hot summer; threshold of economic revolution
Jammu, June 24, (Scoop News)-Apples growing in Jammu in hot summer? It sounds incredible but it has been made a reality. Apple has so far been synonym with Kashmir or Himachal but now Jammu too is making a strong foothold for Apple. More than 10,000 apple plants have been grown in hot belt of Jammu region and these plants have beautiful apples, some in cluster also. One such model farm has been created at the farm of Sahib Bandagi, Ranjadi in Samba district where 1600 summer apple plants named as Hariman-99 were planted in an area of 150 kanal in 2016. Today, the plants have given seco...

Gujjars for innovative Educational scheme to eradicate illiteracy among tribes
Jammu, June 24, (Scoop News)-Gujjars and Bakerwals today demanded that the State Government must initiate innovative educational schemes for nomadic tribes keeping in view their difficult lifestyle and migratory way of life. This was stated by a Tribal study group during a programme organized on the topic “Illiteracy—Gujjars-Bakerwals”, by Tribal Research and Tribal Foundation here today.The programme was presided over by well known Gujjar scholar Dr. Javaid Rahi while a number of tribal writers, student and youth were present. Dr Javaid Rahi, in his presidential address said th...

Amit Shah provoking people of Jammu & Ladakh for vote bank politics:Er. Rasheed
Srinagar, June 24, (Scoop News)- AIP Supremo Er. Rasheed today said that BJP National president Amit Shah’s claims that Jammu & Ladakh was ignored by Mehbooba, is just aimed at provoking people of Jammu & Ladakh against Kashmiris for the vote bank politics, as to every decision what state government has taken during last three year BJP was always in the driving seat. He said that If Amit Shah believes Jammu got ignored he too should offer apology for betraying the people of Jammu. However the fact is that the PDP-BJP dispensation left no stone unturned to disgrace and deprives the majority community in the state. Er.Rasheed reminded Mehbooba Mufti that she and Late Mufti Sahab...

NC demands FIR against BJP Leader
Srinagar, June 23, (Scoop News)- National Conference on Saturday strongly condemned the outrageous remarks of BJP Leader and Former Minister, Chaudhary Lal Singh and said this was a brazen attempt to muzzle the media in Kashmir. In a statement issued from Party Headquarters, ‘Nawa-e-Subha’ in Srinagar, NC State Spokesperson Junaid Azim Mattu said Lal Singh’s open threat to the media fraternity in Kashmir had exposed an intolerant, vituperative and criminal mindset that threatens to subvert freedom of speech and democracy in the State. “We condemn this outrageous threat in the strongest of terms. It should be treated as a criminal attempt to incite violence against journalists and t...

Governor meets IPS Probationers
Urges them to be truly professional officers and serve people with dedication
Srinagar, June 23, (Scoop News)-A group of 17 young Indian Police Service Officers comprising Sh. Vineeth G.; Sh. Shabarish. P, Sh. Nikhil. B, Sh. Adduru Srinivasulu, Sh. Karthik Malladi, Sh. Narra Chaitnya, Sh. Bindu Madhav Garikapati, Sh. Varun Guntupalli, Sh. BBGTS Murthy, Sh. Bogati Jagadeeswar Reddy, Sh. Pradeep Gunti, Ms. Mamoni Doley, Sh. Kshetrimayum Ravikumar Singh. Ms. Richa Tomar, Lt. Galay Namgay, Sh. Vasana Vidhya Sagar Naidu and Ms. Priyadarshini Battacharya called on Governor N. N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan this evening. All these IPS Probationers of 70 RR are part of Group -1 ...

No construction within 200 meters of lakes: LAWDA
Srinagar, June 23, (Scoop News)- According to the Lakes and Waterways Development Authority (LAWDA), the general public is requested not to undertake any construction in the territorial jurisdiction of the LAWDA without seeking permission from the competent authority. It is also impressed that no construction activity within 200 meters from lake, green belt should come up and the violators shall be dealt with strictly under the law. “Illegal constructions, if undertaken, will be demolished by the authority.” The enforcement wing of LAWDA was also stressed to continue demolition drive against illegal constructions. ...

DLSA Budgam organizes awareness camp for specially-abled persons
Budgam, June 23, (Scoop News)- District Legal Service Authority (DLSA), Budgam in collaboration with District Social Welfare Office Budgam today organized a day-long awareness camp for specially-abled persons to make them aware about their rights envisaged under Legal Services Act as well as in the judicial system. The camp was inaugurated by the Principal, District and Session Judge Budgam Rajiv Gupta in presence of District Magistrate Budgam Dr Syed Sehrish Asgar, SSP Budgam Tajindhar Singh, Chairman Tehsil Legal Services Authority, Munsif Judges and President District Bar Association Budgam and its members. Speaking on the occasion, speakers threw light on the rights of disabled person...

Govt committed to ensure holistic development: Div Com
Srinagar,June 23, (Scoop News)- Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today said that government is committed to ensuring holistic development in the Kashmir Division. He made these remarks while directing all Deputy Commissioners of the valley and Leh and Kargil districts through video conferencing to send a weekly report about the developmental works and other government-related functioning in their respective districts to the Divisional Commissioner’s office. In the weekly report, He directed all DCs to send the complete information about general law & order situation, progress of PMDP and Swachh Bharat Mission projects, Land Acquisition of various mega projects, Public ...

Div Com reviews Guru Hargobind Ji’s birth anniversary arrangements
Srinagar, June 23, (Scoop News)- Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today asked the officers to work in close coordination and synergy for smooth celebration of the birth anniversary of Shri Guru Hargobind Sahib Ji Maharaj falling on June 29, 2018. The Divisional Commissioner was chairing a high-level meeting to review the arrangements for the upcoming festival. The meeting was informed that the main function would be held at Chatti Padshahi at Kathi Darwaza in Srinagar where thousands of devotees would from various districts are expected to perform special prayers. Divisional Commissioner asked the Municipal authorities to ensure cleanliness in and around the main venu...

Advisor Vijay Kumar visits Army Hospital
Srinagar, June 23, (Scoop News)-Advisor to Governor Vijay Kumar today visited Army Hospital, Badami Bagh and enquired about the condition of forces personnel injured in different militancy related incidents across Kashmir in recent days. He met all the injured and wished them a speedy recovery. He also interacted with the doctors attending to them and enquired about their condition and asked for providing the best available treatment. ...

Army organizes 'Chinar Youth Sports and Adventure Activity: 2018'
Srinagar, June 22, (Scoop News)-Towards the aim of engaging and encouraging the youth of the Valley in sports and adventure, the Army launched 'Chinar Youth Sports and Adventure Activity: 2018' on 22 June 2018 which was inaugurated by the Chinar Corps Commander Lt Gen AK Bhatt at Dal Lake. The initiative includes a Mountain Cycling Adventure Activity from Srinagar to Kargil and back, Watersports competition and Chinar Shikara Cup. The events are planned to be conducted from 20 to 24 June 2018. As part of the Watersports Competition, 14 teams are participating from Srinaga...

Skills, knowledge driving force of socio-economic growth: DC Kupwara
Kupwara, June 22, (Scoop News)- District Development Commissioner Kupwara, Khalid Jahangir today said that skills and knowledge are the driving forces of economic growth and social development in contemporary times and need of the hour is to acquaint youth with relevant skill development training. The DDC said this at a meeting he chaired to explore ways to promote skill development in the district. The meeting was attended by Assistant Development Commissioner, CPO, Social Welfare Officer, District Officer KVIB, AD Handloom, Superintendent ITI Kupwara, Manager DIC, officials from Animal and Sheep Husbandry and other concerned. During the meeting, the DDC said that the youth of dist...

Dr Sehrish Asgar assumes office as DC Budgam
Lays stress on efficient and prompt public service delivery
Budgam, June 22, (Scoop News)-Dr. Syed Sehrish Asgar today assumed the charge as Deputy Commissioner Budgam. The young and dynamic officer is of 2013 IAS batch. Earlier, she has served as SDM Gurdaspur and Additional Deputy Commissioner in Punjab. She has earlier also been on Centre Deputation and has worked in Ministry of External Affairs and Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change of Government of India. Dr Syed Sehrish Asgar, a medical doctor by profession created history by becoming the first woman to top the Kashmir Administrative Services (KAS) exam-2010 in Jammu and...

DDC Ganderbal reviews Shri Amarnathji Yatra arrangements
Ganderbal, June 22, (Scoop News)-District Development Commissioner Ganderbal, Dr. Piyush Singla along with concerned officers convened a meeting at Base Camp Baltal to review the arrangements for ensuing Shri Amarnath ji Yatra which is scheduled to commence from June 28, 2018. DDC was given a detailed briefing by various departments about the arrangements being made for the Yatra. The meeting discussed issues related to medical facilities, water supply, transport, electricity, communication, the establishment of control room, availability of fire tender and availabilities of essential commodities. Besides, arrangements for sanitation and cleanliness of areas within and outside Baltal B...

Preparedness for Shri Amarnathji Yatra reviewed in Anantnag
Anantnag, June 22, (Scoop News)-District Development Commissioner Anantnag Mr. Mohammad Younis Malik along with ADC Anantnag Showkat Ahmad Rather and National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) Consultant, Retd Brig Kuldeep Singh convened a meeting of the officers of line departments and representatives of SDRF & NDRF to review the disaster preparedness for Shri Amarnathji Yatra 2018, at Dak Bungalow Khannabal Anantnag here today. The meeting was also attended by SDM Pahalgam, SEs of PHE and PDD, Exens of PHE & Flood Control, CMO Anantnag, CEO Anantnag, DEPO Anantnag, Assistant Director FCS & CA Anantnag, Executive Officers of Anantnag & Pahalgam Municipalities, besides the representat...

Mehbooba Mufti meets Governor
Srinagar, June 22, (Scoop News)-Ms. Mehbooba Mufti, former Chief Minister, called on Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan today. Ms. Mufti referred to certain important issues, relating to the growth and development of the State, which could not be finalised during her tenure and urged Governor to consider the same for early decisions. Governor discussed with Ms. Mufti the need for all political parties and social organisations to join hands for regaining the trust of the youth and striving for the restoration of normalcy. ...

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