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Iconic week festival: Special event organized to promote Bahu-Mahamaya-Peerkho Gondola
Jammu, October 27 (Scoop News)- The serene environs of Mahamaya neighborhood today buzzed with activity as a huge number of visitors thronged the area to be part of a special event organized by Directorate of Tourism Jammu and Jammu and Kashmir Cable Car Corporation to promote Bahu-Mahamaya-Peerkho Gondola ride. The event organized as part of the Iconic Festival Week witnessed a scintillating cultural programme featuring folk music and dance by local cultural troupes and the artists of J&K Academy of Art, Culture & Languages. The programme began with Mata ka bhajan by Asha Kessar, famous Dogri Singer of Jammu and Kashmir. Jakson dance group presented a dance performance, while Babu Ra...

Highest ever capacity addition by PDD in transmission and Distribution Sectors
Smart Metering project picks up speed- 15,000 meters being installed per month
Jammu, October 27 (Scoop News)-The Power Development Department is all set to achieve the highest ever capacity addition in both the distribution and transmission sectors in the UT this year. A total of 1420 MVA at 132 kV level and 1595 MVA at 220 kV level in the transmission sectors was set to be added this financial year. In the distribution sector, over 100 sub stations were to be completed this year under various schemes adding over 500 MVA capacity to the system. This was revealed at a meeting chaired by Principal Secretary Power Development Department, Rohit Kansal to review the progress of various ongoing schemes in the UT. The meeting was attended by Executive Director and CEO RE...

Advisor Khan reviews crop losses due to recent rains, hailstorm in Jammu division
Interacts with group of farmers at civil secretariat
Jammu, October 27 (Scoop News)-A group of farmers of Jammu division met with Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Farooq Khan, today at Civil Secretariat regarding the issue of crop losses due to recent rains and hailstorm in parts of Jammu division. Those who were present on the occasion included Director AP & FW, Jammu, K K Sharma, Director Horticulture Jammu, Ram Sevak, Special Secretary AP & FWD, T K Bhat, Additional Secretary, Babu Ram Bhagat besides other senior officers. Advisor had detailed information regarding damage to standing as well as harvested Paddy crop in the region. He was apprised that Paddy crop has suffered major loss as it was in harvesting stage and being grown on...

JSCL hosts Light and Sound show, musical evening at Bahu Fort
Jammu, ,October 27 (Scoop News)-Jammu Smart City Limited (JSCL), in collaboration with Divisional Administration Jammu and Directorate of Tourism, Jammu on Wednesday organised a Light and Sound show and a musical evening here at Bahu Fort Jammu as a part of “Iconic week” celebration. On the occasion, Mayor, Jammu Municipal Corporation (JMC), Chander Mohan Gupta was the Chief Guest. The programme began with a performance of renowned singer of Jammu, Juhi Singh followed by mesmerizing light and sound show. During the event, a documentary depicting the famous heritage sites of Jammu was also screened along with an enthralling show of graphics which were projected on the wall of Bahu Fort f...

Director I&C inaugurates 4-day SWAYAM ROZGAR MELA at Jammu Haat
Jammu, October 27 (Scoop News)-District Industries Centre, Jammu today organised a four days “SWAYAM ROZGAR MELA” from October 27 to October 30 , 2021 at ‘Jammu Haat’, Exhibition Ground, Jammu to facilitate the unemployed youths to avail loans under “Prime Minister Employment Generation Programme [PMEGP]” to start their ventures under the Manufacturing and Service Sectors. While inaugurating the Mela, Director, Industries & Commerce, Jammu, Anoo Malhotra appreciated the initiatives taken by the District Industries Centre, Jammu to facilitate the youths to start their ventures by getting the finance from the Banks under the “Prime Minister Employment Generation Programme [PMEGP]” where t...

Iconic week festival takes off in Mansar
Mansar, October 27 (Scoop News)-Iconic week Festival at Mansar was formally declared open by Juhi Manhas Pathania, Vice Chairperson, DDC Udhampur in the presence of CEO SMDA, line officers of civil and police Administration, local PRIs in the lush green lawns of the floriculture park on the banks of Mansar Lake. An enthralling ‘Jugal bandhi’ of Ghazals, song competitions, Dogra cuisine stalls, live performances by local and Bollywood performers and a boating fest, besides a beautiful cultural evening giving a lively description of Dogri, Pahari, Punjabi and Gojri culture as well as local folk lores was presented amid a thundering applause by the people. The atmosphere was further charged...

Iconic week festival: DC Rajouri flags off Himalayan Bike Rally
4 girls among 50 youth participate in expedition
Rajouri, October 26 (Scoop News)- To mark the celebration of Iconic Week Festivals under the aegis of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, District Administration Rajouri, in collaboration with the Rajouri Development Authority today organised a Himalayan Bike Rally. The rally was flagged off by Deputy Commissioner, Rajesh K Shavan from lawns of the PWD Dak Bungalow. Among the others, President MC Rajouri, Mohammad Arief; CEO RDA, Vivek Puri; ACD, Sushil Khajuria; DSEO, Bilal Rashid Mir; ARTO, Shami Kumar, ward councillor, Sanjay Sharma were present during the event. As many as 50 bikers including 04 girls and 46 boys participated with added zeal in the rally. Adequate Security personnel have been ...

DC Poonch reviews progress of land acquisition cases of Army
Poonch, ,October 26 (Scoop News)- Deputy Commissioner Poonch, Inder Jeet chaired a joint meeting of Revenue and Army departments to discuss the land acquisition, Requisition, De-Requisition and Misc issues pertaining to defence land here at conference hall of DC office Complex Poonch. The meeting was attended by Col. J Aswinder Singh and Lt. Col. Paramjeet Singh of Station Headquarter 93 Infantry Brigade Poonch, Lt. Col. G. S Dillon, Station Hqr. Krishna Ghati Lt. Col. B.S Negi of Station Hqr B.G, Head Quarter Assistant Jahangir Hussain, Tehsildar Haveli Anjum Bashir Khan Khatak, Tehsildar Mandi Shazad Latief Khan, Tehsildar Surankote Sheraz Ahmed, Tehsildar Mendhar Gorav Sharma, ...

2021 on the theme “Independent India @75: Self Reliance with Integrity”.
Jammu, ,October 26 (Scoop News)- Surendra Kumar Mishra, General Manager (Electrical), Dulhasti Power Station inaugurated the Vigilance Awareness Week on 26 October 2021 by administering the integrity pledge to the officers and employees in the administrative building premises. Speaking on the occasion, Shri Surendra Kumar Mishra, General Manager (Electrical) urged everyone to do their official work in a sincere and transparent manner and to also create awareness about the vigilance week among their family and friends. Various vigilance awareness programs and competitions will be organized in the power station during the week to create awareness about the ill effects of corruption. The w...

Farooq urges NC cadre to gear up for meeting challenges to J&K
Surankot,October 26 (Scoop News)-National Conference President Dr Frooq Abdullah today exhorted the cadre to gear up for the challenges facing Jammu and Kashmir, cautioning to maintain vigil against the elements inimical to religious harmony and unity. “Enemies of people in general and National Conference in particular are spreading hate to divide the society, which has withstood all these machinations with courage and fortitude in the past”, Dr Farooq Abdullah said while addressing a big rally at the border township of Surankote this afternoon. General Secretary Mr Ali Mohammed Sagar, Provincial President Mr Rattan Lal Gupta and senior leader Syed Mushtaq Ahmed Shah Bukhari also addres...

PNBMT pays homage to Brig. Rajinder Singh on 74th Martyrdom Day
Jammu, October 26 (Scoop News)-A delegation of PNBMT paid homage to Brig. Rajinder Singh on his 74th Martyrdom day at his ancestral village in Bogona, Rajinderpura in Distt. Samba today. The delegation was led by the Chairman of the PNBMT Shiban Khaibri and comprised of Virender Raina President Panun Kashmir, Kashmiri Lal Bhat, Sanjay Pandita, Prof. S.K.Bhat, Dr.Ramesh Raina, B.L.Zar, T.K.Bhat and F.S.Jasrotia among others. The observance of the martyr's day commemorating the supreme sacrifice of Brig. Rajinder Singh is an annual feature of the trust and is being observed with great solemnity and reverance for the last many years. The day holds great significance for the member...

Union MoS for Statistics, Programme Implementation conducts public outreach programme at KVS Chenani
Udhampur,October 25 (Scoop News)-As a part of public outreach programme launched by the Central Government for the Union Territory of J&K, Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Statistics, Programme Implementation and Planning, Rao Inderjit Singh today conducted an exhaustive public outreach programme at Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) Chenani of District Udhampur. The Minister inaugurated various developmental projects, distributed Sports Kits under Khelo India, presented Sehat cards under Ayushmann Bharat Scheme and Soil health cards to the beneficiaries. Speaking on the occasion, the Union MoS expressed satisfaction over implementation of several government sche...

Horticulture deptt hosts 1 month fruit processing training for Women farmers at Dansal
Jammu,October 25 (Scoop News)-Director Horticulture Jammu, Ram Savak, today inaugurated “One Month Training Programme on Fruit and Vegetables Preservation” here at village Suketar, Dansal, wherein more than 100 women are participating. The Chief Horticulture Officer Jammu S.Sarabjeet Singh welcomed the Director Horticulture Jammu and made the women farmers aware about the centrally and state sponsored schemes of the department. Addressing the women farmers, Ram Savak urged them to come forward and avail incentives under different schemes of the department for setting up of small fruit and vegetables processing units. He asked them to form Self Help Groups (SHGs), associated with...

Rana lauds youth initiatives towards entrepreneurship
Nagrota, October 25 (Scoop News)-Describing entrepreneurship vital component of employability, former MLA and BJP leader Mr Devender Singh Rana today appreciated the growing inclination among youth to be job providers rather than job seekers. “Change in the mindset of youth about setting up of their own income generating units is appreciable as entrepreneurship holds key to self sustenance and economic empowerment”, Mr Rana said while inaugurating Fitness Hub in Sidhra area of Nagrota Assembly Constituency. Mr Rana exuded confidence that a positive approach and progressive vision among youngsters can be beneficial to society. In business avocation, credibility is a...

IIM Jammu Inaugurates MGNF Program Phase 2
Jammu,October 25 (Scoop News)-Indian Institute of Management Jammu inaugurated the Mahatma Gandhi National Fellowship-Phase 2 at Hotel Asia One Earth today. The Chief guest of the event was Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, Hon’ble Union Minister for Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE) and the special guest was Shri Rajeev Chandrasekhar, Hon’ble Minister of State for Skill Development & Entrepreneurships .Mahatma Gandhi National (MGN) Fellowship is a two-year programme which combines classroom sessions at IIM with an intensive field immersion at the district level to strengthen the district skill administration and the District Skill Committees (DSCs). The Program has been designed by t...

IIM Jammu launches programs with IIT Jammu and AIIMS Jammu
Jammu,October 25 (Scoop News)-A ceremony marking the launch of the ‘Dual Degree Program in B.Tech and MBA’ jointly by IIM Jammu and IIT Jammu, as well as ‘MBA in Hospital Administration and Healthcare Management’ collectively by IIM Jammu, IIT Jammu, and AIIMS Jammu took place at IIT Jammu, on October 24, 2021. The programs were launched at the hands of Home Minister, Shri Amit Shah, Education Minister, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, Union Minister Shri Jitendra Singh, Hon’ble Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir, Shri Manoj Sinha, in the presence of Dr. Milind Kamble, Chairman, BoG, IIM Jammu, and Shri Sharad Kumar Saraf, Chairman, BoG, IIT Jammu, Prof. B.S. Sahay, Director IIM Jammu, ...

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