Friday, April 16, 2021
 
 Jammu News
DIPR organises Cycle Rally on day -5 of Special Event Series at Hiranagar
Kathua, April 16 (Scoop News)- Under its Special Event series, Department of Information & Public Relations (DIPR) organised a Cycle Rally today - the 5th day of its week-long campaign under ‘Azadi ka Amrut Mahotsav’ here at Hiranagar. The Cycle Rally was organised by the District unit of Department of Information & Public Relations (DIPR) in association with Zonal Office of Department of Youth Sports and Services, Kathua to engage the youth in sports activities and instill the spirit of nationalism among them. Chairman, Municipal Committee Hiranagar Adv Vijay Sharma who was the Chief Guest flagged off the Cycle Rally comprising over 35 students mainly NCC cadets of Government Higher ...

SKUAST-J organises Field-Day cum Awareness Programme on Zero tillage in Wheat
Jammu, April 16 (Scoop News)- Field day cum awareness programme on Zero Till Cultivation of Wheat was conducted by Division of Agronomy, SKUAST-J under Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana- Project entitled “Demonstrations on Zero Till Technology for Temporal Management of Wheat in Basmati Rice-Wheat System” for the farmers as well as Extension officers of the Agriculture department. The purpose of the programme was to demonstrate the field performance of Zero tilled wheat taken after the harvest of Basmati rice besides an interaction/ awareness session about the benefits of Zero tilled wheat which is not only a profitable but a resource conservation technology as well. Dr. B. C. Sharma, Prof...

Major Surgeries initiated at MCH Hospital Gandhi Nagar
Jammu, April 16 (Scoop News)- Maternal and Child Health(MCH) designated Covid Hospital Gandhi Nagar of GMC Jammu today performed atleast three major surgeries with four operation theatres of the newly constructed health institution made fully functional. On directions of Financial Commissioner, Health and Medical Education Atul Dulloo, the MCH Hospital Gandhinagar was made COVID Hospital and since the first patients admitted in June 2020, more than 700 patients have been admitted, treated and discharged and till date. Sufficient machinery and equipment have been provided by MD Dr Yashpaul Sharma JKMSCL. The JKMSCL provided ventilators, monitors, autoclaves, theater tables, Theatre l...

Advisor Khan announces Residential Sports Academies for Jammu, Kashmir divisions
Jammu, April 16 (Scoop News)- To promote sports education and culture among the youth of Jammu and Kashmir, Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Farooq Khan today announced that Residential Sports Academies in both Jammu and Kashmir divisions will be set up and issued necessary directions for the same. Advisor Khan passed these directions while chairing a meeting with officers and officials of JK Sports Council and Department of Youth, Services and Sports (YSS) here. The meeting was attended by Principal Secretary, YSS, Alok Kumar; Secretary sports Council, Nuzhat Gul and other concerned officers of the department. Advisor Farooq Khan said that main focus of these academies would be to enco...

Divisional Commissioner reviews Covid-19 control measures at Lakhanpur
Testing mandatory for all incoming travelers; Inter district travellers to be tested at Thandi Khui
Kathua, April 15 (Scoop News)-Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Dr. Raghav Langar today visited Lakhanpur Corridor to take stock of Covid-19 control measures and other amenities for inbound travellers. Accompanied by DC Kathua, Rahul Yadav, SSP Kathua R. C Kotwal; DC Taxes Department, Ranjeet Singh and other concerned officers, the Divisional Commissioner inspected the Control Room, Sampling Centre, Ticket Counter, LMV, HMV centres, Truck yard and took first-hand appraisal of existing mechanism for smooth handling of travellers while observing all Covid guidelines. The Divisional Commissioner called upon the concerned officers to keep high degree of vigil and ensure strict adherence to...

JKRLM trains SHGs on Covid-19 appropriate behaviour
Jammu, April 15 (Scoop News)- A training cum awareness programme on Covid-19, Appropriate and Health Seeking Behavior and Immunity building, for Self Help Group members have been launched across Jammu Division by the Jammu and Kashmir Rural Livelihood Mission (JKRLM). The Additional Mission Director, Jammu, Sham Lal, while mobilizing field functionaries, asked them to educate rural households on the new strain of Covid-19 and encourage them to get vaccinated, observe Physical distance, Wear face mask and sanitize their hands, establish Nutri Gardens for proper nutrition. He further stressed upon that all activities viz. circulation of messages shall be performed by following SOP's and...

Special Task Force conducts series of raids, surprise inspections; Seizes 1915 MT minor Minerals
Jammu, April 15 (Scoop News)- The Special Task Force, constituted by government to keep check on illegal mining on Tawi River Bed, conducted a series of raids, surprise checks and seized 1915 MT minor Minerals from various places. The STF conducted raids and surprise checks at a dozen places from Bajalta to Gole Gujral on the left and right bank of River Tawi Sidhra, Bajalta, Seri Kalan (Seri Patta), Kuper, (Tutan Di Khui) Khanna Chargal, Panjgrain. Ban and Gole Gujral area near SOS School. The Special Task Force comprising Ghansham Singh, Additional Deputy Commissioner (Law and Order), Jammu; Adil Hamid, SP Headquarter, Jammu and Ankur Sachdeva, District Mineral Officer, Jammu, durin...

Covid Testing for travellers commences at Radha Swami Ashram Vijaypur
Samba, April 15 (Scoop News)- Radha Swami Ashram at Thandi Khui, Vijaypur has been designated as focal point for sample collection, RTPCR/Rapid testing, segregation and streamlining of all the road travellers for district Samba, Udhampur, Reasi and Jammu. The testing and sampling of the travellers started in the latter half of the day. Deputy Commissioner, Samba, Anuradha Gupta, visited the site-campus of the Ashram and held marathon meeting with all the stakeholders and finalized the covid control Plan to be followed at the Ashram. The finalized covid control plan included inward movement and segregation of travellers plan, District wise sampling and testing plan, outward bus route p...

DIPR spreads COVID awareness through cultural prog in GDC Majalta
Udhampur, April 15 (Scoop News)- Department of Information and Public Relations’ Cultural Wing Jammu today organized a theme based cultural programme on COVID-19 Dos's & Don'ts and Azaadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav ([email protected]) celebration here in the premises of Government Degree College, Majalta. Principal of the host College, Dr B B Anand was the chief guest. While addressing gathering, the chief said that the objective of the programme was to generate awareness among the masses regarding protection against COVID-19 pandemic. He appreciated the efforts of Information Department for creating awareness through the medium of culture and urged the Department to hold more such events in the near futu...

Rana emphasizes role of teaching fraternity in securing academic future of youngsters
Udhampur ,April 15 (Scoop News)- Holding on to hope that the ongoing grim pandemic era will come to an end soon, National Conference Provincial President Mr Devender Singh Rana today wished normal times to return back and the people, especially youngsters resuming their routine again with renewed vigour and elevated spirit. “We are undergoing very tough times but the norm of life is to go on and this being the guiding force let us continue to work towards facilitating younger generations pursue their dreams to scale newer heights in their careers”, Mr Rana said while inaugurating DRS Kids Playway School, a base facility for tiny tots, at Udhampur. Former MLA...

Early start of Helicopter service between Katra-Shiv Khori: Hotel Association
Katra,April 15 (Scoop News)-A delegation of Hotel & Restaurant Association,Katra comprising of its President Rakesh Wazir,Sr.Vice President Virender Kesar,Members Rajinder Singh Manhas, Mangal Singh, etc. met Vice-Chairman Shiv Khori Shrine Board who is also Deputy Commissioner,Reasi, Ajay Kumar Sharma & Chairman District Development Council,Reasi Saraf Singh Nag wherein Asstt.Director Tourism Ambika Bali and other officers were also present, apprised him of various issues pertaining to Shiv Khori Shrine & Katra Vaishnodevi and requested them that the Helicopter service between Katra–Shiv Khori-Katra and ropeway at Shiv Khori be started on Public-Private partnership basis at the earli...

Time to convert dreams into reality in regard to KP resettlement: Chrungoo
Jammu, April 15 (Scoop News)- "It is time to convert dreams into reality in regard to the return and resettlement of the Kashmiri Pandit community in the valley of Kashmir. The emotional connect needs to be reinforced as the real connect in terms of the prevailing socio-political climate of the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir", said Ashwani Kumar Chrungoo, senior BJP and Incharge: Deptt. of Political Affairs & Feedback, J&K-BJP. Chrungoo was reacting to the RSS Sarkarivah, Dattatreye Hosbole's address to the Kashmiri Pandits through virtual mode delivered in connection with the "Navreh-Mahautsav" on Wednesday. "There can be no two opinions regarding the return and resettlement ...

Baba Saheb B’day be celebrated as Democracy Day: Rana
Jammu, April 14 (Scoop News)- Paying glowing tributes to Baba Saheb Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar, National Conference Provincial President Mr Devender Singh Rana today said described the architect of the Constitution of India as a great visionary, saying his birth anniversary should be observed as Democracy Day in view of his immense contribution in evolving the democratic setup in the country. “The people will always remember Baba Saheb for giving the country best Constitution of the world”, Mr Rana said while leading the party leaders and workers in paying tributes to Baba Saheb on his birth anniversary at a function held at Sher-e-Kashmir Bhavan here this morning. Babu Ram Paul, Smt. ...

Dulhasti Power Station observed Ambedkar Jayanti
Kishtwar,April 14 (Scoop News)- Dulhasti Power Station celebrated 130th birth anniversary of Baba Saheb Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar on 14 April 2021. On this occasion a program was organized in the field hostel premises of the power station. Shri Nirmal Singh, General Manager (in-charge), Dulhasti Power Station paid floral tributes to the photo of Baba Saheb Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar. Further, Dr. Nisha Sharma, General Manager (Medical Services), Shri R.N. Sharma, General Manager (Civil) and Shri Surendra Kumar Mishra, General Manager (Electrical) along with all the senior officers also paid floral tributes to Baba Saheb. Addressing the officials on the occasion, the General Manager (in-charge) h...

IIM Jammu signs an MoU with University of Scranton
Jammu, April 14 (Scoop News)- Indian Institute of Management, Jammu and The University of Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA sign agreement for academic exchange and research collaborations Indian Institute of Management, Jammu, and The University of Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA, have signed an agreement to develop academic exchanges for students and faculty members and channel research collaborations. The agreement was signed off virtually by both partners on 13th April 2021 in the presence of senior representatives, including Director Professor B. S. Sahay, Professor Jabir Ali, and Dr. Aakash Kamble from IIM Jammu, and by Dr. Jeffrey Gingerich, Acting President and Provost/Senior Vice Pres...

J&K Masters Roller Hockey Team clinches gold medal at 58th National Roller Skating Championship
Jammu, April 14 (Scoop News)- The star studded Masters Roller Hockey Team of Jammu and Kashmir clinched gold medal in the recently concluded 58th National Roller Skating Championship held at Chandigarh. In the league matches of the championship, J&K defeated teams of Punjab and Chandigarh while they had a draw with Haryana team. For team J&K, Ankush, Krish Raibrinder, Sanjeev played exceptionally well throughout the tournament while as goal keeper of the team J&K Gagan Singh Jamwal saved the crucial goals in the Final match against Chandigarh and eventually his team emerged victorious. Other members of the gold medal winning team were Param veer singh bhatia, Ramneesh Sharma, Arvin Si...

Lt Governor extends greetings on Ambedkar Jayanti
Jammu, April 13 (Scoop News)- Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha has extended his greetings to the people on the eve of birth anniversary of Bharat Ratna Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar. In his message, the Lt Governor observed that Dr. Ambedkar is the epitome of selfless service who dedicated his entire life for upholding the values of social justice and equality, and securing rights of the deprived sections of the society. Remembering the immense contribution of the father of Indian constitution, the Lt Governor said that the virtues of liberty, equality and fraternity were held supreme by Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar and his values still guide us. “I urge the people, especially the younger...

White Knight Corps holds series of events to mark Rajouri Day
Rajouri, April 13 (Scoop News)- White Knight Corps paid rich tributes to martyrs on Rajouri Day by holding series of events to celebrate the Rajouri Day- the memorable day when the valiant Indian army and locals regained this part of the country from the possession of Pakistani intruders. Pakistani Intruders captured the vital town of Rajouri in early 1947. On April 12, 1948, troops of 1 KUMAON along with Tanks of Central India Horse (CIH) and 5 & 30 Mountain Batteries advanced from Chingus for the liberation of Rajouri. On April, 13, 1948, Rajouri was liberated from the intruders by the heroic action of the armed forces assisted by the brave citizens of Rajouri. Rajouri Day is celebr...

Reasi Admin, Tourism Department organise Baisakhi festival
Reassi, April 13 (Scoop News)- District Administration Reasi in collaboration with Tourism Department Jammu today organized Baisakhi Festival at Dera Baba Banda Bahadur Shrine. The Festival was celebrated with great fervour amid strict adherence to COVID-19 protocol and guidelines. Hundreds of devotees paid obeisance at the revered Shrine of Dera Baba-situated at approximately 30 km from the Katra town. The devotees from across the UT and also from neighboring states of Punjab and Haryana visited the Dera Baba Banda Bahadur Shrine on the occasion of Baisakhi Festival. Pertinent to mention that the shrine is situated at the village of revered Sikh warrior and leader Baba Banda Bahadur Si...

DDC Rajouri listens to people’s issues in forward areas of border block Doongi
Celebrates Baisakhi with army personnel
Rajouri, April 13 (Scoop News)- District Development Commissioner Rajouri, Rajesh K Shavan today visited far-flung border areas of Doongi block including Ponthal, Thathayali, Basali, Nambla, Manayala and Veervadashvar and met with several public deputations to take the first-hand appraisal of the grievances of their areas. The DDC was accompanied by the BDC Chairperson Doongi, Raiz Chowdhury; Tehsildar Rajouri, Mohd Rafeeq; Block Development Officer Doongi, Sarpanch Thathayali, Shamim Akhter and the public in large numbers were present on the occasions. The people apprised the DDC about several issues and demands of their areas including augmentation of water and power supply, macadamiza...

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