Friday, April 16, 2021
 
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JK reports 1144 new positive cases,131353 recovered so far
Jammu, April 16 (Scoop News)- The Government on Friday informed that 1144 new positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19),414 from Jammu division and 730 from Kashmir division, have been reported today, thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 144021.Also 02 COVID-19 deaths have been reported, 01 from Jammu Division and 01 from Kashmir Division. Moreover, 562 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals including 161 from Jammu Division and 401 from Kashmir Division. According to the daily Media Bulletin on novel Corona virus ...

Lt Governor takes comprehensive review of the various CVPPPL projects in J&K
Calls for better synergy between agencies for making J&K power surplus
Jammu, April 16 (Scoop News)- Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha took a comprehensive review of the status of various projects of Chenab Valley Power Projects Pvt Ltd. (CVPPPL) in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir in a meeting at the Raj Bhavan here today. At the outset, Managing Director, CVPPPL, A.K Choudhary briefed the Lt Governor regarding the present status of the power projects in the UT viz.- Pakal Dul HE Project(1000 MW), Kiru HE Project (624 MW), Kwar HE Project (540 MW), Kirthai-II HE Project (930 MW). Cumulatively, the upcoming power projects will generate 3094 MW at th...

Ist batch clears certificate courses on Digital Marketing- Entrepreneurship from JKEDI
Jammu, April 16 (Scoop News)- The first-ever batch of two short term certificate courses on Digital Marketing and Entrepreneurship 101, organized by Jammu and Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development Institute (JKEDI) concluded today here at the Bari Brahmana campus. The objective of the Course was to provide a platform to young professionals and aspiring entrepreneurs to acquire the skills and capabilities necessary for their entrepreneurial journey. The goal was to create an industry-ready workforce who can use digital platforms to grow their careers and face the evolving demands of national and global markets. Speaking at the valediction ceremony, Director, JKEDI, G.M. Dar said that "Thi...

Union Health Ministry advises the Central Ministries and their PSUs to dedicate their Hospital beds for COVID19 Management in States/UTs
New Delhi, April 16 (Scoop News)-Many State and UTs across the country have been reporting a surge since the past few weeks in the cases and deaths caused by COVID-19. The Union Government has been leading the fight against COVID-19 with a ‘Whole of Government” approach through a collaborative strategy of proactively supporting the States in COVID management and public health response measures. As part of this response, several ministries of the Government of India, Empowered Groups, and the Union of Secretaries are working in tandem to manage the situation effectively and to provide all required support to the States/UTs. A significant measure to substantially augment the hospital infra...

Former Legislator calls on Lt Governor
Jammu, April 16 (Scoop News)- Former MLC, Surinder Choudhary today called on Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha here at Raj Bhavan. The former Legislator apprised the Lt Governor about various welfare issues of border dwellers pertaining to execution of BADP projects, recruitment, besides creation of sports facilities and infrastructure. The Lt Governor, while interacting with the former Legislator assured that the genuine demands and issues projected by him would be addressed on merit. J&K Government is putting in dedicated efforts to reach out to the people, especially those living along the borders and remote areas, and is making on-ground assessment of area-specific needs for acceler...

Lt Governor chairs meeting of all DCs, SPs of Jammu Division
Calls for institutionalizing transparent, efficient, pro-people administrative set up across the UT
Jammu, April 15 (Scoop News)- Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha chaired a meeting with all Deputy Commissioners and Senior Superintendents of Police of the Jammu Division to review the developmental scenario, law and order situation, besides assessing the Covid containment and mitigation efforts across the districts, at the Civil Secretariat here today. Outlining the agenda of establishing a transparent, efficient, pro-people administrative set up across the Union Territory, the Lt Governor called upon the district officers to be sensitive towards the issues, problems and needs of the commo...

DSEJ orders Coaching centres to stop on campus education
Jammu, April 15 (Scoop News)- The Directorate of School Education Jammu has asked all the private coaching centers /institutions functioning in Jammu division to stop imparting on campus/ in person education to the students of all the classes till April 18, 2021 or till any further guidelines from Government in this regard. As per an order issued by Director School Education Jammu, the private coaching centers/institutes shall however be at liberty to provide the online education to the students enrolled with them till the time such guidelines are in place. “The Department of Disaster Management; Relief, Rehabilitation and Reconstruction and School Education Department, has closed all s...

JK reports 1141 new positive cases, 130791 recovered so far
Jammu, April 15 (Scoop News)- The Government on Thursday informed that 1141 new positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19),434 from Jammu division and 707 from Kashmir division, have been reported today, thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 142877.Also 04 COVID-19 deaths have been reported, 01 from Jammu Division and 03 from Kashmir Division. Moreover, 487 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals including 116 from Jammu Division and 371 from Kashmir Division. According to the daily Media Bulletin on novel Corona virus (Covid-19), out of 142877 positive cases, 10040 are Active Positive, 130791 have recovered and 2...

J&K Govt. defers Darbar move 2021 amid unprecedented COVID surge
Secretariat to function efficiently through e-office at Jammu & Srinagar simultaneously
Jammu, April 15 (Scoop News)-Taking note of the alarming surge in COVID cases, the Government today decided to defer the summer Darbar move 2021 and reinforce its resources towards the containment of the pandemic. It was also decided that the Secretariat will continue to function through its e-office in both the capital cities of Jammu and Srinagar so that the public at large is not inconvenienced at either capital. The functioning of the dual-secretariat will ensure uninterrupted functioning of the UT administration while reducing the need for long-distance travel of the public. During a high-level meeting, it was observed that a complete shift of Darbar offices to Srinagar from 30th Ap...

New Excise policy ensures transparency, equity in allotment of Retail Liquor vends (JKEL – 2)
‘Offices to work on Sundays, holidays to complete e-auction’
Jammu, April 14 (Scoop News)- The Jammu and Kashmir Department of Excise today said that the New Excise Policy is an attempt to implement law of the land and Judgments of the High Court and it will ensure Transparency, Equity Inclusiveness in allotment of Retail Liquor vends (JKEL – 2). Giving details about the New Policy, the Excise Commissioner said that it is completely transparent and no functionary in UT can favour or disfavor any prospective bidder. “The Policy will end favouritism. The e-bidding for liquor licenses has been confined to domiciles of J&K only and it will therefore, provide employment to locals only. It ends monopoly,” he added. Explaining the auction, he said equa...

National Fire Service Day observed in J&K
Jammu, April 14 (Scoop News)- Like other parts of the country, J&K Fire and Emergency Services Department also commemorated the National Fire Service Day by paying homage to the martyrs. The main function was held at F&ES Hqrs Gandhi Nagar, where Dr B. Srinivas, Director Fire and Emergency Services led the officers and jawans of the Department in laying wreaths at the martyr’s memorial. A two-minute silence was observed on this occasion. This year in the country, the event is more important for J&K F&ES Department as in the list of martyrs, the governments pay tribute to the sacrifices of three of brave Firemen of J&K F&ES Department who laid down their lives in the line of duty durin...

Mega event 'Tapping the Potential of Kashmir: Another Day in Paradise’ concludes
Delegates participate in golf tournament at Royals Springs Golf Course
Srinagar, April 13 (Scoop News)- A golf tournament was organised on Tuesday here at Royal Springs Golf Course as part of the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India’s mega 3-day tourism event - “Tapping Tourism Potential of Kashmir - another day in paradise. Advisor to Lieutenant Governor Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar, Union Tourism Secretary, Arvind Singh, Additional Director General, Ministry of Tourism GoI, Rupinder Brar, Secretary Tourism, J&K, Sarmad Hafeez besides his excellencies Ambassadors of Vietnam, Georgia, Kenya were present at the tee-off function who also participated in the tour...

Lt Governor reviews implementation of development activities, flagship schemes; takes stock of District Administration’s working
Ramban,April 13 (Scoop News)- Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha today visited Ramban and chaired a marathon meeting in which he reviewed the working of District Administration, besides taking stock of the effective implementation of development activities & flagship schemes by various departments. The Lt Governor directed the Deputy Commissioner and other district officers to adopt an action oriented approach for prompt redressal of public grievances; besides reaching out to people with all the basic amenities. He further asked the concerned functionaries to closely monitor the ongoing dev...

Lt Governor pays obeisance at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine
Reviews facilities for pilgrims; directs for speedy completion of development projects
Katra, April 13 (Scoop News)- Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha, who is also the Chairman of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board, visited the Holy Shrine of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Ji today on the auspicious occasion of the commencement of Navratras and paid obeisance at the sanctum sanctorum. He prayed for sustained peace, progress and prosperity in Jammu & Kashmir and welfare of its people. During his visit, the Lieutenant Governor was accompanied by Sh. BVR Subrahmanyam, Chief Secretary and Sh. Ramesh Kumar, Chief Executive Officer, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board. While reviewin...

JK reports 1269 new positive cases, 129932 recovered so far
Jammu, April 13 (Scoop News)- The Government on Tuesday informed that 1269 new positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19), 582 from Jammu division and 687 from Kashmir division, have been reported today, thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 140650. Also 03 COVID-19 deaths have been reported, 02 from Jammu Division and 01 from Kashmir Division. Moreover, 493 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals including 101 from Jammu Division and 392 from Kashmir Division. According to the daily Media Bulletin on novel Corona ...

Kashmiri Samaaj pledges to celebrate next “Navreh” in Kashmir
Jammu, April 13 (Scoop News)- Kashmiri Displaced Community pledges to celebrate next “Navreh” in Kashmir in presence of J&K BJP President Ravinder Raina at the banks of sacred river of Jammu, “Surya Putri Tawi”. BJP President Ravinder Raina today participated in the ‘Sankalap Diwas’ organised by Mata Bhaderkali Asthapan Trust at Thalwal Mandal Jammu. He was accompanied by former MLC and BJP Spokesperson Girdhari Lal Raina. Renowned Jyotishacharya ShivPrasad Raina was also present Sanakalp Diwas is the part of three Day Navreh Mahotsava being celebrated by Kashmiri Pandit community thro...

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