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NCORD meeting discusses efforts in combating drug abuse in Ganderbal
Ganderbal,May 22 (Scoop News)-A district-level Narco Coordination Committee (NCORD) meeting was today convened here under the chairmanship of Deputy Commissioner (DC) Ganderbal, Shyambir. The meeting focused on the efforts of enforcement agencies in combating drug abuse and narcotic trafficking within the district. A detailed review of the progress made on previous directives aimed at addressing the drug problem was conducted. Various departments and agencies shared the steps they have taken towards making Ganderbal drug-free, including initiatives to address drug addiction and identify hotspots of drug use. The DC directed the Education Department to ensure that morning assemblies...

KPDCL urges domestic consumers to avail interest waiver under Power Amnesty Scheme
13,985 consumers register; Rs.12.42 cr revenue released
Srinagar, May 22 (Scoop News)-Kashmir Power Distribution Corporation Limited (KPDCL) has urged its domestic consumers to come forward and avail the interest waiver offered by the Government under Power Amnesty Scheme, which shall help them to settle their long pending bills. In a statement released today, a KPDCL spokesman said that the Power Amnesty Scheme notified in 2022, has now been extended till March 31, 2025, to facilitate those domestic consumers who have not been able to avail its benefits earlier. Expressing satisfaction on the positive response received to the Amnesty Scheme, the KPDCL spokesman advised the consumers to approach their concerned Electric Subdivision to c...

CUKashmir’s School of Life Sciences organises prog
Ganderbal,May 22 (Scoop News)-School of Life Sciences (SLS), Central University of Kashmir, (CUKashmir) organised a one-day programme on “International Day of Biological Diversity,” at varsity’s Nunar campus here Wednesday. The programme was attended by faculty members, scholars, and students. Speaking on the occasion, Prof. M Yousuf, Head, Deptt of Zoology, highlighted the significance of maintaining and preserving established food chains and food webs in preserving biological diversity. Prof. Abid Hamid, Dean SLS, emphasized the issue of man-animal conflict that is increasing in the current era and its impact on biological diversity. He stressed on the importance of preserving ...

IUST Academic Council approves UG programs in Robotics, Geospatial Technology, Computer Sciences
Council Lauds landmark initiatives in academics, research, innovation and Entrepreneurship
Awantipora, May 22 (Scoop News)- Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST) today convened the meeting of the Academic Council under the chairmanship of Vice Chancellor, Prof Shakil Ahmad Romshoo. The meeting was attended by distinguished academicians including Prof Talat Ahmad (former Vice chancellor, Kashmir University), Prof A. Ravindaran (Vice Chancellor CUK and Director NIT), Prof A R Trag (former VC, IUST), Prof Mehraj-ud-din Ahmad (former VC, CUK), Prof Ashok Aima (former VC CUJ), Prof Shakeel Ahamd (former Chief Scientist, NGRI, Hyderabad), Prof Rajan Rawal (CEPT University, Ahmedabad), Prof Absar Ahmad Kazmi (IIT Roorkee), Prof Sarabjeet Singh, Prof A H Moon (Dean Acad...

Mehbooba Mufti will build consensus in Parliament to abolish the UAPA,says Waheed Parra
Srinagar, May 22 (Scoop News)-Peoples Democratic Party Youth President Waheed Ur Rehman Parra here on Wednesday that Peoples Democratic Party President Mehbooba Mufti will build consensus in Parliament to abolish the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA). Parra in a statement highlighted that the UAPA, often used as a tool of abuse, has alarming statistics: 66% of cases involve no violence, 56% result in detainees held without chargesheets for two years, and the conviction rate since 2014 stands at a mere 2.4%. He stressed that if elected, Mufti will work towards repealing this law, which is as a gross abuse of power. Parra reiterated PDP's stance against draconian laws like th...

Will uplift, empower Gujjar & Bakarwal's: Azad
Srinagar, May 22 (Scoop News)-Chairman of the Democratic Progressive Azad Party (DPAP), Ghulam Nabi Azad addressed a gathering of the Scheduled Tribe (ST) community in Muskhud Devsar today. In his speech, Azad highlighted the persistent exploitation faced by the Gujjar and Bakerwal communities at the hands of regional parties. He asserted, "The Gujjar and Bakerwal communities have consistently been used as a vote bank by regional parties, without receiving genuine support or development. These communities have borne the brunt of militancy and violence and continue to live in poverty without proper facilities." He emphasized the need for change and promised that, if elected to power, his adm...

Div Com Jammu reviews progress of work on DAK expressway in Reasi District
Also takes comprehensive review of Developmental Initiatives in the District
Reasi,May 21 (Scoop News)- Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Ramesh Kumar, today reviewed the progress of work on Delhi-Amritsar-Katra (DAK) expressway in the Reasi District. He also undertook a comprehensive sector wise review of developmental initiatives in the district. Chairing a meeting of district officers, the Divisional Commissioner took appraisal of the progress of the projects being implemented by the concerned departments and issued directions pertaining to the district's development. District Development Commissioner Vishesh Mahajan, apprised the chair on the to-date progress of DAK Expressway and other ongoing projects. He gave a detailed presentation, highlighting the progr...

Secretary Health conducts administrative inspection of GDC Sgr
Srinagar, May 21 (Scoop News)-Secretary, Health and Medical Education (H&ME), Dr. Syed Abid Rasheed Shah, today visited Government Dental College (GDC) Srinagar and assessed working of all departments of the hospital besides taking stock of healthcare facilities being made available to the patients. The Secretary had an extensive round of each department of the hospital to review their functioning. He interacted with the patients, attendants, students, faculty and other staff. He sought suggestions from all the concerned to further improve the field of dentistry across Jammu and Kashmir. He assessed the status of healthcare infrastructure and services at GDC Srinagar focusing on pa...

DC Ganderbal emphasizes foolproof mechanism for annual Kheer Bhawani mela
Takes firsthand appraisal of arrangements at Kheer Bhawani Temple
Ganderbal, May 21 (Scoop News)-The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Ganderbal, Shyambir today conducted a visit to the Kheer Bhawani temple, Tulamulla where he convened a meeting to review arrangements for annual Kheer Bhawani Mela. Threadbare discussions were held on lodging, bedding, repairing works of lavatory blocks, lighting, sanitation, barricading, establishment of joint control room, health facilities, parking of vehicles, fool-proof security, and availability of essential commodities, route plan and general face-lifting in and around the temple. The DC directed the concerned departments for making necessary arrangements for uninterrupted power and drinking water supplies, transport, ...

SSP Ganderbal held meeting with transporters & other stakeholders in order to prevent heavy congestion/traffic jam
Srinagar, May 21 (Scoop News)- In order to prevent heavy congestion/ traffic jam in Ganderbal town especially during peak hours, a review meeting and field visit was conducted by SSP Ganderbal Shri Sandeep Gupta-IPS accompanied by DySP Hqrs Ganderbal, in which Transport Department, Traffic Police and Representative of Mini-Bus Association & other Stakeholders participated. During the meeting, SSP Ganderbal took review of traffic management on ground especially in the main town Ganderbal. After getting the proper feedback from the stakeholders & Traffic Police, SSP Ganderbal directed all the associations of transporters to board and de-board the passengers at designated bus stops only...

Yuva Sangam Phase-IV: VNIT Nagpur delegation arrives for 6-day tour to Kashmir
Srinagar, May 21 (Scoop News)- As part of the Yuva Sangam program launched under the Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat (EBSB) initiative, a delegation of 52 members from Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology (VNIT) Nagpur, Maharashtra, arrived on Monday at National Institute of Technology (NIT) Srinagar. The delegation of 52 members, including students and faculty members, arrived at the National Institute of Technology (NIT) Srinagar campus on Monday, 20th May. They will stay in the Valley until 26th May. After a warm reception, a comprehensive orientation program was conducted by NIT Srinagar for VNIT students and faculty members. It was aimed to provide essential informa...

Social Forestry Department, Range Budgam, Organizes Environmental Awareness Programme
Srinagar, May 21 (Scoop News)-The Social Forestry Department, Range Budgam, took a proactive step towards environmental conservation by organizing an Environmental Awareness Programme at the International Islamic School, Peerbagh, Srinagar. The event was graced by Divisional Forest Officer Centre Kashmir, Dr. Mumtaz Majeed as Chief Guest. The event also witnessed enthusiastic participation of various dignitaries including Range Forest Officer, Budgam Mohd Maqbool Lone, President of Private Schools Association J&K G N Var, IIS Chairman Tariq Ahmad Bhat, Director Showkat Mirza, Principal Umar Ahmad Bhat, Range Officer, Bilal Ahmad, President of JK Trade Union Council Abdul Majeed...

Tariq Hameed Karra Honors the Legacy of Former PM Rajiv Gandhi with resounding Tributes
Srinagar, May 21 (Scoop News)-Paying tributes to former Prime Minister Bharat Ratna Rajiv Gandhi today on his death anniversary, Senior Congress Leader and CWC Member Tariq Hameed Karra said, that the martyrdom of Rajiv Gandhi can never be forgotten till this world exists and we solemnly honor and remember a true patriot and visionary leader. Rajiv Gandhi's unwavering commitment to our Nation and his profound contributions have left an indelible mark on our society, Karra said. Karra said Rajiv Gandhi, as the former Prime Minister, championed technological advancements, propelling our nation into a new era of innovation and progress. His pivotal efforts to lower the voting age ...

CS holds open session with tourism players of J&K
All unequivocally condemned recent attack on tourists by terrorists
Srinagar, May 20 (Scoop News)- Chief Secretary, Atal Dulloo, along with senior functionaries of administration held an open session with all major players of Tourism industry today, including hoteliers, transporters, traders, houseboat owners, eco-tourism and adventure tourism promoters of J&K. Jammu based stakeholders participated virtually. Addressing the participants, Chief Secretary maintained that tourism is mainstay for large section of the population and livelihood of thousands of our citizens is associated it. He remarked that it is our primary duty to give due priority to this sector for its promotion as well as exponential growth. Dulloo further expressed that J&K i...

SMVDU delegation visits IUST
Awantipora, May 20 (Scoop News)- Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST) today hosted a delegation from Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University (SMVDU) who interacted with IUST's DYOD (Design Your Own Degree) team. The ten-member delegation of senior faculty members from different departments of SMVDU was led by Dr. Sharada M. Potukuchi and Dr. Sumeet Gupta. The delegation was received by Prof. A.H. Moon, Dean of Academic Affairs, along with Prof. Waseem Bari, Registrar IUST, Dr. Shahkar Nehvi, Coordinator of the DYOD program, and other faculty members. The interaction centered on the innovative DYOD program, which allows students to tailor their educational paths to better suit th...

Will restore jobs, land rights of J&K taken away by the current govt: Azad
Srinagar, May 20 (Scoop News)- Chairman of the Democratic Progressive Azad Party (DPAP), Ghulam Nabi Azad, today made a significant promise to the people of Anantnag East, assuring them that he will work tirelessly to restore the jobs and land that have been taken away by the current government. Addressing a large gathering during his road show, Azad emphasised the growing discontent among the people due to these critical issues. Azad pointed out the severe impact of job loss on the community, highlighting that many families are struggling to secure a stable future for their children. "Today, if a father takes a loan to ensure proper education for his child, he finds himself without a job. ...

J&K wins 11 medals in India Skill Competitions 2024
Three gold medallions to participate in international competition in France
Srinagar, May 20 (Scoop News)- The India Skill Competitions 2024, nation’s largest skill competition, has officially concluded yesterday at Yashobhoomi, Dwarka, Delhi which brought together over 900 students from more than 30 states and Union Territories. The skilled youth competed in 61 categories, spanning both traditional crafts and cutting-edge technologies. J&K showcased extraordinary performance and participated in 20 skill categories, marking a significant milestone in the region's commitment towards skill development. The Jammu and Kashmir contingent excelled in 20 skills with 22 participants, bringing home three Gold Medals, two Bronze Medals, and six Medallions of Excellenc...

Election Department takes action against 40 govt employees for MCC violation in J&K
Srinagar, May 19 (Scoop News)-The Jammu and Kashmir Election Department has taken action against 40 government employees for violation of Model Code of Conduct in the Union Territory. "Four employees have been suspended, disciplinary action has been initiated against one besides one employee has been disengaged from services and inquiry has been started against thirty four employees", read a communique received here today in this regard. The swift action against these employees of different departments of J&K has been initiated in response to the daily online reports being furnished by the concerned District Election Officers of different districts and offline complaints received...

Child Care Institutions doing commendable Service to Society: Justice Tashi
Inspection conducted at CCI Khansahib, district Budgam
Srinagar, May 18 (Scoop News)-To ensure better care and protection of children especially residing in various Child Care Institutions in UT of J&K and Ladakh, Justice Tashi Rabstan, senior most Judge, High Court of J&K and Ladakh, Executive Chairman, J&K Legal Services Authority and Chairman, Juvenile Justice Committee, High Court of J&K and Ladakh today visited “Pareesha”(Home for Girls) and “Phulwari”(Specialized Adoption Agency) at Khansahib, Budgam. Justice Tashi Rabstan accompanied by Rajni Rabstan and Amit Kumar Gupta, Member Secretary J&K Legal Services Authority also Ex-officio Member Secretary, Juvenile Justice Committee, High Court of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh were warmly re...

HC, JKJA organise training programme on ‘Conversion of Court Room into VWDC’
Srinagar, May 18 (Scoop News)-High Court (HC) of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh organized a training programme on ‘Conversion of Court Room into Vulnerable Witness Deposition Centre (VWDC)’ in association with Jammu & Kashmir Judicial Academy (here today.. The programme was organized under the patronage of Chief Justice, High Court of J&K and Ladakh, Justice N. Kotiswar Singh, and Vulnerable Witness Committee for UT of J&K comprising of Chairperson, Justice Sanjay Dhar; members, Justice Mohammad Akram Chowdhary and Justice Rajesh Sekhri. Justice Sanjeev Kumar and Justice Mohammad Yousuf Wani were also present on the occasion whereas Justice Sindhu Sharma joined the programme virtually....

CBC organizes SVEEP Voter Education Programme at GDC Sumbal
Sumbal, May 18 (Scoop News)-The Central Bureau of Communication (CBC), Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India, Field Office Srinagar today organized an Integrated Communication and Outreach Programme (ICOP) on Voter Education and Democratic Participation at Government Degree College Sumbal, under the SVEEP initiative. The primary objective of the event was to raise awareness among the younger generation, particularly first-time voters, about the importance of participation in democratic process. M. Ashraf Bhat, Additional District Development Commissioner Bandipora presided over the event. Highlighting the significance of elections in the world's largest democra...

CUKashmir holds painting-cum-sketching competition
Ganderbal, May 18 (Scoop News)-As a part of the ongoing International Women’s Day 2024 celebrations by Central University of Kashmir (CUKashmir), a painting-cum-sketching competition was organised at Science Campus Nunar here on Thursday, in which 122 female students from 21 departments of four campuses of the University participated. The theme of the event was, “Strong women, strong world”. Prof. Sandhya Tiwari, Chairperson ICC and International Women’s Day celebrations, Chief Guest of the event, expressed satisfaction and appreciated the efforts of the IWC 2024 Core committee member and coordinator of the competitions, Dr. Ibraq Khurshid. She reminded the young woman about the impo...

Illegal extraction & transportation of minerals
Police seizes 06 vehicles, arrests 06 persons in Kulgam
Srinagar, May 18 (Scoop News)- Cracking a whip on illegal extraction and transportation of minerals, police have seized 06 vehicles and arrested 06 drivers in Kulgam. Acting swiftly upon the specific information generated from credible sources regarding the transportation of illegal mining minerals in the jurisdiction of Police Station Qaimoh, multiple teams headed by SHO Police Station Qaimoh established multiple checkpoints at Kwaki Bazar and Khudwani Bypass NHW-44. During checking, 06 vehicles including 03 Tippers, 02 Tractors and a Dumper involved in illegal extraction and transportation of minerals were seized. The drivers were arrested and shifted to police station Qaimoh where...

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