Wednesday, February 1, 2023
 
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State Election Commission bids adieu to its Ist State Election Commissioner
Sharma underscores the importance of autonomous body for holding Municipal, Panchayati Elections
Jammu,February 01 (Scoop News)-The State Election Commission today bid farewell to the State Election Commissioner, Sh. K.K.Sharma, who completed his tenure as Ist State Election Commissioner of the UT of Jammu and Kashmir. It is pertinent to mention that K.K. Sharma was appointed as the Ist State Election Commissioner of the UT of Jammu and Kashmir in October 2020.Prior to that, he had been Advisor to the Governor, Satya Pal Malik and Lt. Governors, GC Murmu and Manoj Sinha. During his tenure as the State Election Commissioner, the elections were held to the first ever District Development Councils established under the new amendments of the Panchayti Raj Act by Government . ...

Major General Girish Kalia takes over as GOC VAJR division
Srinagar, February 01 (Scoop News)- Major General Girish Kalia took over the reins as General Officer Commanding of the elite Vajr Division from Major General Abhijit S Pendharkar. Maj Gen Girish Kalia was commissioned on 14 December 1991 from IMA, Dehradun into, the MADRAS Regiment. An alumnus of Indian Military Academy, Dehradun, the General Officer has attended all important career courses at Defence Services Staff College, Wellington, Army War College, Mhow and National Defence College, New Delhi. His higher qualification includes MSc & M Phil in Defence & Strategic Studies. The General...

Dulloo reviews progress on 'One Nation One Fertilizer' scheme
Jammu, February 01 (Scoop News)-Additional Chief Secretary (ACS), Agriculture Production Department, Atal Dulloo, today chaired a meeting to review progress on Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samridhi Kendra-PM-KSK (One Nation One Fertilizer) here at Civil Secretariat. Directors Agriculture, Jammu and Kashmir, Director Law Enforcement, DBT Coordinator and representatives of fertilizer companies including CCFCL, IFFCO, IPL and NFL attended the meeting in person and through virtual mode. Additional Chief Secretary was briefed about progress on implementation of PM-KSK in Jammu and Kashmir. Dulloo took stock of present status of district and company wise list of PM-KSK besides seeking detail...

Lt Governor’s Statement on Budget 2023
Jammu/Delhi, February 01 (Scoop News)-The Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha has expressed gratitude to Hon’ble Finance Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman and Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi for the first budget of Amrit Kaal that will put the country on a faster, sustainable and more inclusive growth path to achieve the goal of 5 Trillion Dollar economy. The Lt Governor said: The first budget of Amrit Kaal presented by Hon’ble Finance Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman Ji under the guidance of Hon'ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi Ji is to ensure sustained, equitable & inclusive growth and to achieve the milestone of 5 Trillion Dollar economy & to transform India into a glob...

Div Com visits Tirupati Balaji Temple construction site at Village Majeen
Inspects progress of work, reviews provision of basic amenities, directs Jal Shakti, JPDCL to provide adequate water power supply, PWD asked to construct internal road
Jammu, February 01 (Scoop News)- Divisional Commissioner Ramesh Kumar today visited the construction site of Sri Venkateswara Swamy temple, Tirupati Balaji Temple on Jammu outskirts in Majeen village and reviewed the provision of basic amenities being made for the upcoming Place of Worship. The Div Com was accompanied by Senior Superintendent of police, Chandan Kohli; Chief Engineers of Jal Shakti, JPDCL, PWD, concerned Tehsildar, functionaries of Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams and other concerned officers. The Div Com inspected the pace of work on the construction of main Temple, ...

Lt Governor inaugurates 36th Inter-University North Zone Youth Festival 'Antarnaad'
Music, dance, fine arts, theatre & literature encourage students to sharpen their thoughts and expand creative horizon: LG
Jammu, January 31 (Scoop News)- Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha inaugurated 36th Inter-University North Zone Youth Festival 'Antarnaad' at University of Jammu today. The 5-day long Youth festival is being organized by University of Jammu under the aegis of Association of Indian Universities, New Delhi. The Lt Governor welcomed the participants from various Universities to J&K and underscored the need to provide more platforms like 'Antarnaad' to the youth to express themselves through art. “Cultural and creative activities motivate students to achieve excellence, nurture the talen...

Administration to revive wool sector in J&K
JK produces best quality wool, need to tap economic potential: Atal Dulloo
Jammu, January 31 (Scoop News)-Additional Chief Secretary (ACS), Agriculture Production Department (APD), Atal Dulloo, today chaired a meeting to discuss roadmap for revamping wool sector in Jammu and Kashmir. The developments would be made with the support of Central Wool Development Board (CWDB), Rajasthan Rajasthan. GS Bhati represented CWDB during the meeting. It was revealed that India is a major wool producing nation of the world. Much of its produce is of coarse nature. Regions like Jammu and Kashmir have a distinction of producing high quality, apparel grade wool and its potential is yet to be fully exploited. The Central Wool Development Board is expected to provid...

435 SHRI Schools to showcase components of NEP-2020, offer mentorship to other schools in J&K
Srinagar, January 31 (Scoop News)- Nearly, 435 SHRI Schools ( Pradhan Mantri Schools for Rising India) in Jammu and Kashmir will showcase all components of the National Education Policy 2020 besides offering mentorship to other schools in their vicinity. "These schools will act as exemplar schools with upgraded infrastructure, innovative pedagogy and technology". Pertinently, PM SHRI Schools is a new scheme envisaging development of more than 14500 schools across the country by strengthening selected existing schools being managed by Union, State and UT Governments besides local bodies. These schools will provide leadership to other schools in their respective regions by providing...

JK Government orders premature retirement of 03 officials of Prison Department
Jammu, January 31 (Scoop News)-The Jammu and Kashmir government on Monday ordered premature retirement of 03 officials of Prison Department for their involvement in corruption, underperformance and anti-social activities. In its endeavor to make the Administration more efficient and transparent, the government prematurely retired 03 personnel of Prison Department on charges of their involvement in corruption and criminal activities. These personnel conducted their duties in ways which were unbecoming of public servants and in violation of the established code of conduct. The exercise was conducted as part of regular process of scrutiny of records of officials, who cross benchma...

Lt Governor reviews preparedness for 3rd Khelo India Winter Games at Gulmarg
Inaugurates 94 sports infrastructure projects worth Rs 46.07 crore
Jammu, January 30 (Scoop News)-Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha today reviewed preparation for the 3rd Khelo India Winter Games scheduled to begin on 10th February. The Lt Governor was briefed by the senior officials on the progress of preparatory works assigned to the respective departments. The Lt Governor directed the officials to complete all pending works expeditiously and to ensure that all the facilities meet the international standards. “The promotional campaign of the winter games should be stepped up to generate enthusiasm among sports lovers,” the Lt Governor said. The ...

Lt Governor interacts with people, addresses their grievances during Live Public Grievance Hearing
Every effort is being made to empower the citizens and enable them to play a bigger role in society: LG
Jammu, January 30 (Scoop News)-Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha interacted with the people and heard their grievances during "LG’s Mulaqaat- Live Public Grievance Hearing" at Civil Secretariat. The Lt Governor appraised the action taken on the grievances of the applicants by the concerned Administrative Secretaries, Deputy Commissioners and other senior officers. “Our prime objective is quality grievance disposal, constant monitoring of service delivery mechanism, ensuring accountability for welfare and progress of the common man”, the Lt Governor said. Every effort is being made ...

Lt Governor pays tributes to the Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi on his punyatithi
Jammu, January 30 (Scoop News)-Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha today paid tributes to the Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi on his punyatithi. Speaking at an event organized by Gandhi Global Family J&K, the Lt Governor said, Bapu's life and teachings continue to guide the inter-dependent world in the 21st century. The eternal values he taught us will sustain the human civilization in the decades and centuries to come. The ideals that Bapu espoused Satya and Ahimsa - truth and non-violence, protecting human dignity, equality, social justice, respect for all religions, welfare of the ...

In view of snowfall, Police establishes helpline numbers for emergencies
Srinagar, January 30 (Scoop News)-In view of inclement weather and advisory issued by MET department regarding heavy snowfall, Police established Emergency Helpdesk Control Rooms for the general public in order to facilitate them in case of any untoward incident or distress. For any emergency or exigency, general public can also dial 112. For Bandipora district, the helpline numbers are; PCR Bandipora 01957225278, 9596767430, ASP Bandipora 9596767453, DYSP HQRS Bandipora 9596767440, SDPO Gurez 7006795292, SHO PS Gurez 7006250037, SHO PS Tulail 7780922131, DO Police Post Izmarg 9419991882, SHO PS Bandipora 9596767411, SHO PS Pethkote 9596767415, SHO PS Aragam 9596767421, DO Police P...

IIT Guwahati organizes annual Alcheringa Festival 0n Corona warriors on February 2nd
Press Emblem Campaign wishes success to IIT Guwahati
Geneva,January 30 (Scoop News)- Press Emblem Campaign (PEC), the global media safety and rights body, wishes success to Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati’s annual Alcheringa Festival which kicks off on February 2 in a bid to celebrate the nation’s victory on one of the most important pandemics in recent history and also encourage participants to recharge and rejoice in success. PEC insists on saluting the sacrifice made by doctors, health and sanitation workers as well as media workers during the Covid-19 pandemic. The 27th edition of Alcheringa, the four-day show at the premises...

Lt Governor launches QR-Code based Labels of 13 different GI & Non-GI registered crafts of J&K
GI Tag, QR Code based label, packaging etc will make the Handicraft sector more productive, financially attractive and contribute to the growth of the handicraft industry and earnings of artisans: LG Sinha
Jammu, January 29 (Scoop News)- Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha launched QR-Code based Labels of 13 different GI & Non-GI registered crafts of J&K, today at Raj Bhawan. Congratulating the Artisan community, Handicraft Department and other stakeholders, the Lt Governor said the QR-Code Labels will help to authenticate the origin and quality of the crafts, improve the quality assurance in both national & international markets and benefit craftsmen, traders and exporters. “This is an important landmark in preserving and promoting priceless artistic and cultural heritage of J&K UT. QR-C...

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