Wednesday, December 19, 2018
 
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BJP misleading the nation with hollow slogans:Sham
Jammu, December 18 (Scoop News)- Congress leader and Former minister Sham Lal Sharma today accused BJP of misleading the nation with hollow slogans "as it has failed to fulfill any of its poll promises". "BJP is misleading the nation on various fronts as it has failed to fulfill any of its promises so far except spreading falsehood and hollow slogans," Addressing a public meeting at Panchayat Godhan Akhnoor, Sharma charged the BJP government with serving the interests of big corporate houses only. He said that the people across the country particularly youth and farmers are having grouse against the Government which was proved by routing out the BJP from power in the recently conclu...

Bhat reviews performance of Cooperative Banks
Launches mobile ATM vans of JKSCB
Jammu, December 18 (Scoop News)- Secretary Cooperatives, Abdul Majeed Bhat launched Mobile ATM Vans of J&K State Cooperative Bank (JKSCB) here today. Chairman JKSCB,M S Dar, officers of the Bank and other concerned were present on the occasion. The Secretary was informed that the vans have been procured with the financial assistance from NABARD and are being used as alternate banking channels in unbanked areas as well as in financial literacy campaigns. Bhat expressed hope that such initiatives will help in strengthening the presence of the Bank. Later, Secretary Cooperatives chaired a meeting to review the functioning of Cooperative Banks in the State. The meeting was attended by R...

Mayor JMC meets Governor
Jammu, December 18 (Scoop News)- Chander Mohan Gupta, Mayor, Jammu Municipal Corporation, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today. Sh. Gupta shared with Governor his Action Plan to make Jammu clean and green besides ensuring round the clock provision of basic civic amenities to the people. Congratulating Sh. Gupta for taking over as Mayor of Jammu Municipal Corporation, Governor stressed high importance of ensuring cleanliness and urged Sh. Gupta to take all possible steps in making the Jammu city beautiful and pollution free. ...

Kansal for speedy, outcome-based disposal of public grievances
Chairs review meeting of Governor’s Grievance Cell
Jammu, December 18 (Scoop News)- Principal Secretary, Planning Development & Monitoring and Grievances, Rohit Kansal today chaired a meeting to review the functioning of the Governor’s Grievance Cell and thestatus of the complaints filed by the general public. The Principal Secretary sought status of complaints/grievance received by various departments including Power Development Department (PDD), Public Health Engineering (PHE), School Education Department, Higher Education Department, Jammu Municipality Corporation (JMC), Information Technology Department (IT), General Administrative Department (GAD)and Rural Development Department (RDD). During the meeting, Kansal was informed that ...

Mayor JMC meets Governor
Jammu, December 18 (Scoop News)- Chander Mohan Gupta, Mayor, Jammu Municipal Corporation, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today. Sh. Gupta shared with Governor his Action Plan to make Jammu clean and green besides ensuring round the clock provision of basic civic amenities to the people. Congratulating Sh. Gupta for taking over as Mayor of Jammu Municipal Corporation, Governor stressed high importance of ensuring cleanliness and urged Sh. Gupta to take all possible steps in making the Jammu city beautiful and pollution free. ...

People-oriented schemes brought country out of mess created by Congress: Sethi
Jammu, December 18 (Scoop News)-Asking party cadres to gear up for coming general elections as well as state assembly polls, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) general secretary Yudhvir Sethi today said it's because of Prime Minister's relentless efforts and union government's people oriented scheme that country today is in the brink of seeing massive development. Congress has completely spoiled the nation and no institution was working as per set norms. Speaking at a meeting of party workers organised by Jammu rural district president Omi Khajuria at Raipur Domana, Yudhvir Sethi said recent conviction of Congress leader Sajjan Kumar in 1984 genocide and subsequent announcement of punishment s...

Workshop on Management of Electronic Evidence held at Jammu
Shri Anand Jain IPS inaugurates workshop; Police personnel from different wings attend
Jammu,December 18 (Scoop News)- Directorate of FSL Jammu and Kashmir, Jammu organised a workshop on management of the electronic evidence at Udyog Bhawan,Jammu. The police officials of various rank from districts, vigilance and crime branch participated in the workshop. Joint Director Aga Hassan, FSL Jammu and team of scientific officers from FSL Jammu and FSL Srinagar also participated in the conference. The workshop was inaugurated by Anand Jain, IPS, Director Forensic Science Laboratory. In inauguration address, Director FSL emphasized on need for capacity building for the handling of the electronic evidence. He mentioned that due to admissibility of the electronic evidence in cour...

Panchayati Raj Act have been amended to empower rural areas in real sense: Vibodh
Poonch, December 18 (Scoop News)- In order to discuss strategies on how to advance for upcoming parliamentary elections a meeting with Shakti Kendar Parmukhs of Poonch constituency was held. Senior BJP Leader Vibodh Gupta was present in the meeting who held an impressive discussion with the Shakti Kendar Parmukhs of Poonch constituency. Interacting with Shakti Kendar Parmukhs Vibodh appealed them to carry door to door campaign and highlight various achievements of BJP government. He said that it is the duty of party workers to bridge the gap between party and people and strengthen party at grass root level. In the sideline of the meeting Vibodh also felicitated newly elected Sarpanch...

Political empowerment of women imperative for harmonious society: Luthra
Jammu ,December 18 (Scoop News)-National Conference Women Wing State Vice President and former MLA Mrs Bimla Luthra on Tuesday urged the women political activists to play their important role in strengthening democracy in Jammu and Kashmir. “Women empowerment is imperative for harmonious growth of the society”, Mrs Bimla Liuthra said while addressing workers at Pathipur in Bishnah this afternoon. Mrs Luthra said that National Conference has always provided a platform to the women political activists to take active part in participatory democracy so that they can work for economic emancipation and political empowerment of women. She said National Conference is the only party that ca...

Army organises Kaumi Ekta meet at Saryah
Udhampur,December 18 (Scoop News)-In order to strengthen the bond between the local populace and Army, a Kaumi Ekta Meet was organised by the Indian Army on 18 Dec 18 at village Saryah, district Rajouri, wherein a constructive interaction was held on the topic 'Civil/ Military Cordial Relationship'. The participants included villagers, officials from the civil administration and Army personnel. During the meet, a detailed discussion on the subject theme was conducted and all participants took active part in the event. The gathering was convinced of the fact that Army is working towards continuous development of area and its people, to include infrastructure, social facilities, educat...

Slathia seeks special recruitment drive for border youth
Vijaypur,December 18 (Scoop News)- National Conference State Secretary and former minister Mr Surjeet Singh Slathia on Tuesday sought special recruitment drive in armed and para military forces besides police for the youth residing within five kilometer radius of the International Border. Addressing party workers at Village Khour Slarian Nandpur Ramgarh in Vijaypur Constituency, Mr Slathia said that border dwellers are living a pitiable life, not only because of the intermittent shelling from across the border but due to fear psychosis which restricts their movement to their land holdings for farming. During sowing season they remain off their lands due to threat of shelling, he said ...

Modi working hard for poor, under privileged: Kavinder Gupta
Jammu,December 18 (Scoop News)-Former Deputy Chief Minister & senior leader Kavinder Gupta visited Sainik Colony area and started the black topping works worth 87 lakh of Sector- C lanes along with Councillors Narinder Singh and Gurmeet Randhawa. He also took note of necessary action required to upgrade the basic infrastructure in the locality including constructions of lanes, drains, roads, supply of drinking water and other concerned departments. Speaking on the occasion, Kavinder Gupta said Our Prime Minister Narendra Modi is working hard for the development of poor, under privileged, farmers, youth, villages and cities and have launched many schemes for every section of society ...

BJP Mahila Morcha to draw roadmap for 2019 in its “Rashtriya Adhiveshan”
Jammu,December 18 (Scoop News)- Bharatiya Janata Party Mahila Morcha will hold its “Rashtriya Adhiveshan” on December 21st, 22nd and 23rd 2018 in Ahmadabad, Gujarat, this was disclosed by Morcha State President Rajni Sethi, while she addressed media persons, along with Morcha’s National Executive Members Suresh Jamwal, Sheila Handoo and Neelam Gash at BJP headquarter, Trikuta Nagar, Jammu. Rajni Sethi told that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the concluding session of Morcha’s “Rashtriya Adhiveshan”, while Morcha’s National President Vijaya Rahatkar will preside the programme att...

Tributes paid to former bureaucrat C.L Pandita
Jammu,December 18 (Scoop News)- Rich tributes were paid to former bureaucrat Shri Chuni Lal Pandita who passed away on November 10,2018. A condolence meeting was held in Jammu which was attended by some senior retrired officers.A two-minute silence was observed for peace to the departed soul. On the occasion services of the former bureaucrat were highlighted which he rendered for J&K Goverment. Participants remembered Mr Pandita as a noble human being and an able officer who significantly contributed a lot for the growth and betterment of the various government dep...

Dr Farooq grieved over incident of fire at Chattisinghpora Gurudwara
Srinagar, December 17 (Scoop News)-Jammu and National President Conference President Dr. Farooq Abdullah on Monday expressed heartfelt grief at the conflagration of Gurudawara Singh Sabha, Samandari hall, in Chatisinghpora hamlet of south Kashmir. Terming the incident highly unfortunate, Dr. Farooq said that the fire at the revered Gurdudwara has saddened him. “The administration should maintain and install fire extinguishing and other equipments at all places like these in order to avoid any eventuality,” he said adding, “I urge the administration to restore the edifice to its pristine glory. The administration should ensure all possible help in the restoration job.” Meanwhile Dr. Faro...

NC OBC Cell seeks ex-gratia, compensation to Salhar fire- sufferers
Jammu, December 17 (Scoop News)-National Conference OBC Cell has sought adequate relief for the fire sufferers of New Plot, Gandi Morh Salhar in R. S Pura Jammu on immediate basis keeping in view the current winter chill. During his visit to the area, along with other leaders of the OBC Cell, its Co-Chairperson Mr Abdul Gani Teli urged the Governor’s Administration to have the survey conducted with regard to losses in the fire incident so that the sufferers are adequately compensated. On the immediate basis, they require roofs to save themselves from the winter chill, he said adding that this aspect should be taken care of by the revenue authorities. Mr Teli expressed ...

VC, Cluster University, Jammu, meets Governor
Jammu, December 17 (Scoop News)-Prof. Anju Bhasin, Vice-Chancellor of the Cluster University of Jammu, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today. Prof. Bhasin briefed Governor about the available infrastructure, courses offered, staff positioning and certain important administrative and academic issues relating to the functioning of the University. Governor observed that the Cluster University, Jammu which has been established to augment the existing higher education facilities in the State should strive to be a hub of excellence in teaching and research. ...

Chairman J&K PSC meets Governor
Jammu, December 17 (Scoop News)-Abdul Latief U Zaman Deva, Chairman, Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at Raj Bhavan here today. Sh. Deva briefed Governor about the to-date functioning of the J&K PSC and continuing improvements being made by the Commission in the timely conduct of exams and interviews and declaring results with greater transparency and efficiency. Governor emphasized the crucial importance of the Commission maintaining unimpeachable standards in the selection of candidates strictly on merit basis and time- bound clearance of promotion and various other cases pending with the Commission. ...

MLC Arora meets Governor
Jammu, December 17 (Scoop News)-Ramesh Arora, Member J&K Legislative Council, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today. Sh. Arora congratulated Governor on successful conduct of polls to Panchayats and Urban Local Bodies and informed about several important growth and developmental challenges which face the people of Jammu region. Appreciating Sh. Arora’s concerns, Governor urged Sh. Arora to continuously work for the public welfare. ...

Rohit Kansal reviews modalities for rationalization of Works Divisions
Jammu, December 17 (Scoop News)- Principal Secretary, Planning Development & Monitoring, Rohit Kansal chaired a high-level meeting here today to firm-up the roadmap for rationalization of field-level Works Divisions Power, R&B, PHE and I&FC Departments. Commissioner Secretary, General Administration Department, Hilal Ahmad Parray, Commissioner Secretary, R&B, Khurshid Ahmad Shah, Secretary PHE, I&FC and DMRRR, Farooq Ahmad Shah, Director General Perspective Planning, Shahzada Bilal, Chief Engineers and other concerned officers attended the meeting. It was decided in the meeting that the Engineering Departments should start the process for rationalization of their Works Division to make ...

Draft Policy on Transgender Persons: SWD seeks views of stakeholders
Jammu, December 16 (Scoop News)- The Government is in the process of formulating a holistic welfare policy for the transgender persons in the state. The policy is aimed at providing a legal framework for the welfare of transgender persons including their social inclusion, education, employment, healthcare and other related issues. The Social Welfare Department has put the Draft Policy in public domain to solicit views and suggestions of the stakeholders. The Draft Policy is available on official website of the Department at www.jksocialwelfare.nic.in. Suggestions in this regard can be sent within 15 days to Director Social Welfare Kashmir/Jammu by hand or mailed at socialwelfare.adm...

Amateur Championship Cup 2018 organized at Jammau Tawi Golf Course
Jammu, December 16 (Scoop News)- Jammu Tawi Golf Course (JTGC) in collaboration with J&K Tourism Department organized JTGC Amateur Championship Cup 2018. The members of the club who participated in the event represented Tawi and Chenab team. Chief Electoral Officer, J&K Shailendra Kumar led the Chenab team and emerged the winner. Mr Kumar who was also the chief guest on the event presented prizes to the winning team with the best play by Khursheed Badoo. Omair Nisar Ganai was declared best player among the runners-up team "Tawi". Similarly, SS Jamwal bagged the award for the straight drive, longest Drive went to Sachin Sharma, nearest to the Pin went to Bhupesh Gupta. The Chief Guest co...

CIF (U) pays homage to brave hearts who laid down their lives during Indo- Pak war in 1971
lays wreath at 'Wall of Remembrance'
Udhampur, December 16, (Scoop News)-Counter Insurgency Force (Uniform), in a solemn ceremony held on Sunday and paid homage to the brave hearts who laid down their lives fighting during the Indo-Pak war in 1971. On December 16, 1971, India won a huge victory over Pakistan and the day is celebrated as 'Vijay Diwas' every year to mark the bravery of Armed forces and to remember the sacrifices made b them. In order to commemorate this and pay homage to the martyrs, Counter Insurgency Force Headquarters celebrated the occasion with a wreath laying ceremony at 'Wall of Remembrance' which was witnessed by all ranks . The General Officer Commanding, Counter Insurgency Force exhorted all ...

Slathia exhorts people to unite for peace, isolate divisive forces
Vijaypur, December 16 (Scoop News)- National Conference State Secretary and former minister Mr Surjeet Singh Slathia on Sunday the people against the divisive politics, saying harmony was imperative for steering Jammu and Kashmir to a new era of peace, prosperity and development. “Polarisation may have short-term gains for opportunistic elements in the political arena but ultimately it is detrimental to the larger interest of the nation and the state”, Mr Slathia said while addressing workers at village Jerda in Ramgarh area of the Vijaypur Assembly Constituency. Mr Slathia said divisive politics can only generate mistrust and apprehensions among different segments of society ...

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