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NMC seeks to include Punjabi and Gujari in official languages
Jammu, September 20 (Scoop News)-National Mazdoor Conference (NMC) President Subash Shastri today impressed upon the Prime Minister and Union Home Minister to include Punjabi and Gujari in the list for inclusion of Dogri, Hindi, Kashmiri and English as official languages, a part from the existing Urdu, in the UT J&K proposed bill approved by the Union Cabinet recently for introduction in the on going monsoon session of Parliament.. The Central Govt.decision will not only bring ease of Governance, but also ease of citizen participation in governance in UT. This was along pending demands of NMC to declare Hindi & Dogri as a official language stands fulfilled by the PM and Union Home Mi...

JKCCA’s member Artists in International Art Exhibition
Jammu, September 20 (Scoop News)-Five artists who are either members or executives of Jammu & Kashmir Centre for Creative Arts (JKCCA), Jammu have participated in ‘Love Revolution’, an Online International art Exhibition organized by Art Novelty Gallery, Mizoram in collaboration with ICCR (Ministry of External Affairs, Govt. of India). A total of 180 artists from 37 countries are participating in the global show curated by Lalhming Mawii. According to Sh. O P Sharma, Director, JKCCA, it’s a proud moment for JKCCA that five artists viz. Swati Jain (Bhopal), Pratima singh (Lucknow), Alka Hiranandani (Bangalore), Jang S. Verman and O P Sharma (Jammu) working on various ranks in JKCCA, h...

SWD Director Gen listens to issues of PRI members at Kathua
Kathua, September 19 (Scoop News)-Director General, Social Welfare Department, Rehana Batul today reviewed implementation of social security schemes in District Kathua and listened to issues of PRI members. District Social Welfare Officer, Abdul Raheem, Sarpanches, Panchs and locals were also present. At the outset, DG Rehana Batul listened to the issues of panchs, Sarpanchs and individuals, who called for clearance of pending pension cases on priority. She directed the DSWO to take up all the issues and update the PRI members about steps for their redressal. She said Panchs Sarpanchs have a key role in addressing grassroots level public issues. She sought close liaison between field fun...

Government Polytechnic Jammu Newsletter released
Jammu, September 19 (Scoop News)-Government Polytechnic Jammu Newsletter-2020 Volume-II was today released. Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon, Principal Secretary School Education and Skill Development, J&K in his message described the Newsletter as ‘Snapshot’ of various activities and advancements made by the institute and a source to reinforce ‘our efforts to create awareness, improve interaction and integration amongst students and faculty members.’ He also congratulated the Principal, Er Arun Bangotra, and his entire team for their hard work, dedication and teamwork. Sajad Hussain Ganai, Director Skill Development Department, J&K also appreciated the efforts of the Principal, staff and stud...

Power shutdown in Jammu
Jammu, September 19 (Scoop News)-Chief Engineer, (Distribution) JPDCL, Jammu has informed that to carry out repair of 33KV line, the power supply to Upper Roop Nagar, Lower Roop Nagar, Parts of Ploura, Pamposh Colony, Amba Theather Colony, Chinor, Durga Nagar, and its adjoining areas being fed from 33 KV Janipur- Roop Nagar line will remain affected on September 21 from 7 am to 10 am. Similarly, carry out re-conductoring of 33KV line from Khour to Kaleeth, the power supply to Dhanger, Kaleeth, Khour town, Serh, Dandi Choi, Chack Malal, Aizal Mallal, Matoo Khour, Gigral, Nikia, Pangali, and adjoining areas being fed from 33KV Khour line will remain affected on September 21, 23 and 25 fro...

Advisor Bhatnagar to hear public grievances at Jammu on Sept 21
Srinagar, September 19 (Scoop News)- Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar will convene a public hearing on September 21st (Monday) at Banquet Hall, Convention Center, Canal Road, Jammu from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM. The public deputations and individuals, who want to bring their grievances and demands into the notice of the government, can meet the Advisor at the said venue. All such people who will be visiting the venue are requested to follow all health care guidelines and maintain necessary precautions in view of pandemic COVID-19. ...

To abolish SHGs of Engineers is a sordid tale "From Atam Nirbhar to Berozgar" : Sheikh Mujib
Doda,September 19 (Scoop News)- Sheikh Mujib Ali President, District Congress Committee Doda lashed out J&K Govt. over its decision to scrap scheme of Self Help Groups (SHGs) of Engineers. In a press statement he said "Rights of the J&K youth are being sabotaged, lackadaisical and indifferent approach over their burning issues and self aggrandizement has become a new parallel of the present establishment of J&K". "This is what it gifted to nearly 15,000 unemployed youth of J&K by doing away with the scheme of the SHGs in J&K. A sordid tale from Atam Nirbhar to Berozgar-On one hand Mr. Modi talks of Start Up India but on the other hand this is what J&K youth gets. That too at the ...

Awantipora police destroys wild bung
Srinagar, September 19 (Scoop News)-Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Awantipora police alongwith the local people of the area destroyed wild bung on banks of river Jehlum in Resipora Awantipora. Awantipora Police alongwith the local people of the area destroyed huge quantity of naturally grown weed bung on the banks of river Jhelum in Resipora area of Awantipora. General public of these areas have appreciated the action of Awantipora police and have urged to continue such drive in nearby areas also. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding cultivation of contrabands in their neighbourhood. Persons found ind...

Srinagar Police arrests 06 gamblers; Stake money seized
Srinagar, September 19 (Scoop News)-Acting tough against social crimes, Srinagar police have arrested 06 gamblers from a gambling site and seized stake money from the gamblers. A police party from Police Station Karanagar raided a gambling site at Zampa Kadal near Pump Shed following an input about gambling activities and apprehended six gamblers. They have been identified as Mushtaq Ahmad Shah resident of Batshah Mohalla Srinagar, Farooq Ahmad Bhat resident of Wantpora Malpora, Aijaz Ahmad Khan resident of Sazgari Pora Srinagar, Rastum Khan resident of Waniyar Noorbagh, Mohd Muzaffar Beigh and Mehraj din Najar both residents of Saidpora Srinagar. Officers have seized playing card...

Time to bloom Jammu as independent tourist destination: Kavinder
Hails LG for special relief package
Jammu, September 19 (Scoop News)-Applauding Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha for extending the much needed special relief package worth Rs 1350 crore for trouble ridden J&K UT, which is facing acute economic crunch due to disturbances on account of political turbulence in wake of its total integration with India and the recent halt in the socio-economic activity due to COVID-19 crisis, senior BJP leader and former Deputy Chief Minister Kavinder Gupta said that it is time to once again breathe life into stalled tourism sector in J&K, which is one of the mainstays of the UT’s economy and also help Jammu to blossom as independent tourist hub by exploiting its scenic beauty and splendid relig...

Azad condoles the death of Ranbir Manhas
Jammu, September 19 (Scoop News)-Leader of opposition in Rajya Sabha Mr.Ghulam Nabi Azad has expressed his grief on the sad demise of Ranbir Manhas. "I knew Ranbir Manhas ji from his youth congress days when he was District President of youth congress in Bhadarwah. Besides his political inclinations he was an eminent writer. As editor-in-chief of the news magazine ‘JK Reporter’ he had carved a special place in social and journalistic circles. We have lost a noble friend & social activist. I pray for his eternal peace and offer my sympathies to the bereaved family." Said Mr. Azad. ...

Police organises Open Kashmir Sports Festival at DPL Bandipora
Srinagar, September 18 (Scoop News)-In order to inculcate & promote sports spirit among the youth and build healthy Police-Public relations besides, taking forward youth friendly policing initiative, Bandipora police organizes Open Kashmir Sports Festival which commenced at DPL Bandipora with an inaugural volleyball match. The sports festival will be played in three different categories i.e, Volleyball, Badminton and Kabbadi. Lines officer DPL Bandipora presented the welcome address and briefed about the competitions to be held during the sports festival. Addressing the participants, he said that such type of events will provide a platform to youth to explore their hidden talent and ke...

IIM Jammu inks MoU with the Institute of Cost Accountants of India
Jammu, September 18 (Scoop News)-On 17 September, 2020, Indian Institute of Management Jammu has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Institute of Cost Accountants of India. The pact is aimed at achieving the excellence in academics and research by both the partner institutes. The MoU was signed by Prof B S Sahay, Director IIM Jammu and CMA Balwinder Singh, President, Institute of Cost Accountants of India. CMA B.B. Goyal, Former Addl. Chief Advisor (Cost), Government of India was the invited Guest Speaker. Other dignitaries included CMA. Biswarup Basu, Vice President, The Institute of Cost Accountants ...

DG Social Welfare participates in Jan Abhiyan Programme at Samba
Samba,September 18 (Scoop News)-Director General Social Welfare Department Jammu, Rehana Batul today visited Samba District and participated in the ongoing Jan Abhiyan programme where she listened to the demands of the locals and readdressed most of them on the spot. . During the interaction programme District Social Welfare officer, Samba, Deep Kumar, BDC chairperson Kamlesh Kumari, Sarpanch Swati Sharma besides other panches and locals were present. Director General gave a patient hearing to all the issues raised by the Sarpanches, panches and locals, which included status of SMAS, Ladli Beti, motorized-Scooter, increasing income slab of pension, pre-post matric scholarship, minority ...

Jan Abhiyan: Div Com Jammu listens to people’s issues
Jammu, September 17 (Scoop News)-Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Sanjeev Verma today held a public sunwai camp and listened to public grievances as a part of Jan Abhiyan started by Jammu and Kashmir Government in the run up to Back-to-Village phase III programme. On the occasion, scores of public delegations, individuals participated and put forth their demands for their redressal. A deputation of West Pakistani Refugees sought early issuance of certificates of legal heir in favour of WPR families, another delegation sought a transformer in a Panchayat of Miran Sahib Block, other delegations and individuals also apprised the Divisional Commissioner about the issues of public concern. Th...

Block Diwas held across seventeen blocks of Doda
Awami Muhim path breaking step towards individual good: DDC
Doda, September 17 (Scoop News)-The Block Diwas- under Jan Abhiyan/Awami Muhim witnessed enthusiastic participation of locals across the seventeen blocks of this District. The entire program was held under the supervision of District Development Commissioner Dr Sagar D Doifode. Youm-e-Block events were held at each designated location, where the teams of District administration along with the frontline field functionaries delivered varied service to the people and listened to their grievances. Several demands and problems were solved on the spot by the respective departments. The DDC attended the Block Diwas in the four blocks of the Gandoh Sub division - Gandoh, Chilli, Changa and Jaky...

IIM Jammu to host HR Conclave 3.3
Jammu, September 17 (Scoop News)-IM Jammu is coming up with its third installment of the HR Conclave, “HR Conclave 3.3”, on 19th September 2020. The HRC is a flagship event of the Indian Institute of Management, Jammu and perfectly aligns with the core values and beliefs of the institute which say ‘Integrating and Collaborating Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Business Ethics in the most sustainable way to bring out excellence in students of the institute.’ The event marks bringing together visionaries and leaders from the industry to offer valuable insights. The event would be graced with the presence of Honorable Director Prof. B.S. Sahay, Board Member IIM Jammu, Chairperson Placeme...

Abhay Bakaya demands comprehensive economic package for revival of tourism sector in J&K
Jammu, September 17 (Scoop News)- Apni Party leader Abhay Bakaya has demanded a comprehensive economic package for the revival of tourism and associated business sectors of Jammu and Kashmir. In a statement to the press, Apni Party leader Abhay Bakaya said that the tourism industry which remained the backbone of J&K’s economy has suffered badly from last year especially due to covid-19 lockdown. “The economic activities have come to a standstill and the government should come up with a comprehensive economic package for its revival,” said Bakaya. Bakaya expressed serious concern as to why no tourism revival policy has been finalized by the government and demanded the industry needs a r...

Gujjars meet VC, demand Gojri Department at Jammu University
Jammu, September 17 (Scoop News)-Demanding immediate steps to establish “Gojri Department ” in the University of Jammu, the Gujjars- a main Scheduled Tribe community of J&K today pleaded to implement the decision of JU's Council meeting held in 2008, in presence of Chancellor –the Governor and Pro-Chancellor –the Chief Minister, in which a full-fledge Research Centre was approved for the development of Gojri Language. The Community also demanded to establish a similar centre in Kashmir University. Raising the issue with Vice-Chancellor of Jammu University Prof. Manoj Dhar during a meeting held in his chamber today, Dr Javaid Rahi noted tribal researcher and founder of...

Jammu: Performance of Banks reviewed at DLRC meeting
Jammu, September 17 (Scoop News)- A meeting of District Level Review Committee/District Consultative Committee (DLRC/DCC) for the Quarter ending June 2020, was today held here at Deputy Commissioner’s Office to review the performance of Banks in Deposits, Advances, CD Ratio, and achievement under Annual Credit Plan for the FY 2020-21. The meeting also reviewed the progress under various Govt. Sponsored and Social Security Schemes. The meeting was chaired by Additional District Development Commissioner, Ramesh Chander and convened by Lead District Manager (LDM), , Suresh Kumar Raina. The meeting was attended by LDO RBI, DDM NABARD, Chief Agriculture Officer, Chief Animal Husbandry O...

Jan Abiyaan: Secretary DDMR&R inaugurates awareness program on Nasha Mukt Bharat at Kulgam
Kulgam, September 17 (Scoop News)-An awareness program on “Sensitization on promoting healthy life style, media campaign and awareness on suicide risk among addicts” was today organized under Nasha Mukt Bharat campaign here by Social welfare Department Kulgam in collaboration with the district administration. The programme was inaugurated by Secretary Disaster Management, Relief Rehabilitation and Reconstructions, Simrandeep Singh along with Deputy Commissioner, Kulgam, Showkat Aijaz Bhat. Experts from Judiciary, Social Welfare, Health, Education, Police, volunteers and students participated in the programme and also discussed various causes behind drug addiction, its effects, drug traf...

Kulgam Police arrests 03 bootleggers; recovers 112 bottles of illicit liquor
Srinagar, September 17 (Scoop News)- Police in its recent action against bootlegging have arrested three bootleggers in Kulgam and recovered 112 bottles of illicit liquor from their possession. During intervening night of 16/17 September, acting on a tip off, officers at a checkpoint established near Dalwach Qazigund intercepted a Maruti car bearing registration number JK02AM-2865 with three persons on board. They have been identified as Ramesh Chand son of Sitaram resident of Garan Baba Jitty Reasi, Sandeep Kumar son of Mulkraj resident of Sunaiter Udhampur and Shadi Lal son of Sagar Chand resident of Sehmari Reasi. During search, officers were able to recover 112 bottles of illic...

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