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Navin Choudhary reviews functioning of Jammu Central Cooperative Bank
Jammu,January 17 (Scoop News)-Principal Secretary Finance, Navin Choudhary today reviewed the functioning of Jammu Central Cooperative Bank (JCCB) here at a meeting with Board of Directors of the Bank. While reviewing the Credit Portfolio of the Bank, Finance Secretary, who is also the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Jammu Central Cooperative Bank, was informed that 365 State Government Employees of various departments have in the past availed various kinds of loans from the Bank and despite several notices they failed to repay principal as well as interest amount. The meeting decided that list of the willful defaulter Government Employees be submitted to the GAD for approp...

CEO ERA reviews progress on WB, ADB funded projects
Stresses on timeline completion to discourage cost overrun
Srinagar, January 17 (Scoop News)-Chief Executive Officer, J&K ERA Dr. Raghav Langer today reviewed the progress on various projects funded by the World Bank/Asian Development Bank, here at a high level meeting. The meeting was attended by the senior functionaries of SMC, R&B, PHE, JKPCC and UEED. Commissioner, SMC Peerzada Hafizullah Shah briefed about the status of work on various components of urban flood management infrastructure of Jhelum Tawi Flood Recovery Project (JTFRP). He said work on construction of 49 storm water pumping stations at an estimated cost of Rs 102 crores was awarded in December 2018 and work on these sub-projects, which primarily involve ...

Advisor Sharma calls for making online public services more effective, user friendly
Jammu,January 17 (Scoop News)-Advisor to Governor, Kewal Kumar Sharma today called for making the online public services more effective by adding latest technological tools for the ease of users. The Advisor was speaking at a meeting of the senior functionaries of Housing and Urban Development Department (H&UDD), National Informatics Centre (NIC) and Information Technology department, convened to review the provision of the online services including Online Building permissions besides online birth and death certificates available for the public. The meeting was attended by Secretary, Information Technology, Saugat Biswas, Secretary, H&UDD, Anil Gupta, Additional Secretary, H&UDD, Moha...

Advisor Kumar felicitates winning team captains
Jammu,January 17 (Scoop News)-Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar today felicitated the sportspersons of the State Forest department here who have won 5 medals in recently concluded 24th All India Forests Sports Meet–2019 held at Raipur, Chhattisgarh. Commissioner Secretary Forests Manoj Kumar Dwivedi, PCCF J&K Suresh Chugh, CCF Faroq Ahmad Gilani and other senior officers of the department were present on the occasion. While interacting with the Captains of the winning teams, it was informed that Billiards and Snooker teams have won gold medal while as Golf, Cricket and Football teams won silver medals bagging the Runners-Up positions. Advisor Kumar congratulated the players fo...

'If voted to power, interests of youth and farmers to be on top priority': JK Congress
Jammu, January 17, (Scoop News)-JK Congress will seek implementation of land acquisition law of the UPA Govt. to secure the interests of farmers in the State, Congress has said that interests of farmers and youth will be on top priority and it will seek to implement the pro-farmers land acquisition legislation framed by the UPA Govt. providing four times compensation of the land acquired. Addressing a public meeting at Village Bhagatpur in Raipur Domana area, PCC chief, G.A. Mir, said that UPA Govt. had brought a law in the interest of farmers which provided for four times compensation of the market value of the land acquired for any project. He was responding to the demands o...

Congress an instrument of service, duty bound to seek resolution of issues confronting people: Mir
Jammu,January 17, (Scoop News)_JKPCC chief, GA Mir, said that Modi led BJP Govt. failed to handle situation in Jammu and Kashmir. Addressing large party convention at Sangrampur in Marh constituency in district Jammu on Wednesday organized by Thakur Balwan Singh, PCC chief said that BJP virtually failed to handle the situation in J&K during its unholy coalition in the State. He said the worst ever mis-governance and misrule of PDP-BJP left the people of the State in lurch and the overall situation deteriorated in Kashmir Valley. Prominent among those present on the occasion include Tara Chand, Mulla Ram, Raman Bhalla, Ravinder Sharma, Manmohan Singh Rajnesh Sharia, Mahila Wing Pres...

Kansal directs furnishing data of causal works by January 25
Chairs maiden meeting of Committee for determining actual number
Jammu,January 16 (Scoop News)-Principal Secretary, Planning Development & Monitoring Department, Rohit Kansal today chaired the maiden meeting of the Committee constituted for determining the actual number of PDL, TDL, Casual and DRWs engaged in the PDD, PHE and I&FC departments. The Principal Secretary sought details regarding the submission of bio-data format provided to seek details of causal employees engaged by these departments. The Principal Secretary was informed that the exercise of data collection is under process and would be completed soon. The Principal Secretary asked the concerned departments to submit the thoroughly verified data before January 25, 2019, so ...

JKPCC holds day long convention at Sangrampur in Marh constituency
Congress an instrument of service, duty bound to seek resolution of issues confronting people: Mir
Jammu,January 16 (Scoop News)-JKPCC Chief GA Mir today alleged that Modi led BJP Govt. failed to handle situation in Jammu and Kashmir. Addressing large party convention at Sangrampur in Marh constituency in district Jammu today organized by Thakur Balwan Singh,ex-MLA, PCC chief said that BJP virtually failed to handle the situation in J&K during its unholy coalition in the State. He said the worst ever mis-governance and misrule of PDP-BJP left the people of the State in lurch and the overall situation deteriorated in Kashmir Valley. Prominent among those present on the occasion include Ex.DyCM Tara Chand, Vice President Mulla Ram, Vice President Raman Bhalla, Chief Spokesperso...

NC, PDP and Cong are responsible for turmoil in Kashmir: Gupta
Jammu,January 16 (Scoop News)-Taking a dig at Mehbooba Mufti for her statement for holding talks with militant groups and separatists, Former Deputy Chief Minister Kavinder Gupta said that it is the frustration of Former Chief Minister of the state that she has started talking the language of separatists. He said this in an interview to a private news channel. He blamed “political exploitation” of PDP, National Conference and Congress for the renewing turmoil in Kashmir valley. Accusing NC-Congress and PDP for playing with the sentiments of Kashmir people, he said these are the parties who are responsible for the turmoil in Kashmir. They are now supporting the anti national elements...

Khanna holds meeting of Parliamentary Constituency teams
Jammu,January 16 (Scoop News)-BJP National Vice-President & Prabhari for the State of J&K, Avinash Rai Khanna held meeting of Parliamentary Constituencies Election teams at party headquarter, Jammu. BJP State President Ravinder Raina, MP (Lok Sabha) Jugal Kishore Sharma, MP (Rajya Sabha) Shamsher Singh Manhas, State General Secretary (Org.) Ashok Kaul, former Dy. Chief Minister Kavinder Gupta, former Dy. Chief Minister Dr. Nirmal Singh, former Minister Sat Sharma and State General Secretary Dr. Narinder Singh were also present in the meeting. Avinash Rai Khanna, while addressing the meeting, said that due to the extensive work done by Prime Minister Narendra Modi led NDA government ...

Modi govt has recognized contribution of Dr. Ambedkar: Dr. Manyal
Jammu,January 16 (Scoop News)-BJP is the only political party in country which has worked in real sense to empower Scheduled Caste (SC) community. Although Congress ruled for decades but it did nothing for the said community except to take them for granted for vote bank politics. This was stated by Dr. Devinder Kumar Manyal, BJP State Vice-President and former Minister, while addressing media persons at BJP headquarter, Jammu. BJP State Spokesperson Balbir Ram Rattan and SC Morcha State General Secretary Dharminder Kumar also accompanied Dr. Manyal. Dr. Devinder Kumar Manyal, while highlighting various landmark steps taken by BJP government under Prime Minister Narendra Modi for t...

Fix responsibility in civilian killings as a Confidence Building Measure:Tarigami
Jammu,January 16 (Scoop News)- J&K governor Satya Pal Malik’s offer of reaching out to the separatist leaders is a welcome step, but as a confidence building measure (CBM), it is essential that the Governor’s administration atleast orders a time-bound enquiry and fixes responsibility in three major incidents of the civilian killings in the last six months. Three innocent people, including a young girl and two boys, were killed by the security forces in Hawoora area of Kulgam in July. Then in October seven civilians died in a blast at an encounter site in Laroo, Kulgam and even the Governor administration regretted the killings, but there was no follow-up. Similarly, seven mor...

DC Jammu inaugurates training program for Sarpanchs
Jammu,Janary 15 (Scoop News)-- Deputy Commissioner Jammu Ramesh Kumar today inaugurated a four day training programme for newly elected Sarpanchs of Jammu district for capacity building. The training programme is being organized by Department of Rural Development and Panchayat Raj. Addressing the participants at the inauguration of the program, Deputy Commissioner stressed on the importance of healthy and vibrant functioning of Panchayats. Ramesh Kumar said that government intends to equip the sarpanchs and panchs through trainings aimed at making them familiar with the PR Act, participative planning, budgeting and accounting practices, social audit, etc. He said that such tr...

Chief Secretary chairs high level meeting to finalize arrangements
Jammu,Janary 15 (Scoop News)- With preparations for the upcoming Republic Day-2019 celebrations in full swing, Chief Secretary, B V R Subrahmanyam Monday chaired a high level meeting of officers at Udyog Bhavan here to finalize the arrangements for a colourful function. Director General of Police, Dilbag Singh, Principal Secretary, Health & Medical Education, Principal Secretary, Home, Principal Secretary, Hospitality & Protocol, ADGP CID, J&K, ADGP Security, Administrative Secretaries, Divisional Commissioner Jammu, IGP Jammu zone, senior officers from Air Force and State administration attending the meeting. Divisional Commissioner Kashmir and IGP Kashmir Zone participated via vide...

Rajouri set to become J&K’s first district to fully comply with JJA norms
Justice Masoodi inaugurates capacity building workshop on Juvenile Justice
Rajouri Janary 15 (Scoop News)- Rajouri will soon become the first district in the State to be fully complying with all the laid down provisions of Juvenile Justice Act (JJA) and having all the structures and institutions provided under the Act. This was stated in a meeting chaired by Chairperson Selection Committee, Justice (Retd) Hasnain Masoodi which was also attended by District Development Commissioner Rajouri, Aijaz Asad. The Child Welfare Committee, Juvenile Justice Board, District Child Protection Unit and the Special Juvenile Police Unit are already in place in the district. The district is in process of setting up Village Level Child Protec...

Congress will give top priority to Trade, Commerce & Tourism: Mir
Jammu, January 15, (Scoop News)-While speaking in a programme of Trade, Commerce & Tourism wing of Congress to access the difficulties, problems and ground realities of the people of this line ,which was participated by the representatives of that wing from the whole J&K state, president Pradesh Congress Committee, GA Mir, who was chief guest on the occasion besides congratulating Rakesh Wazir for his new assignment as head of this wing of Congress for J&K State said that Trade, Commerce & Tourism would be the top priority of Congress if it comes to power in the next elections. He said that Youth of the country and J&K state in particular want employment and that cannot be ...

SAC approves locations for 40 new Degree Colleges
Jammu,Janary 14 (Scoop News)- The State Administrative Council (SAC) which met here today under the chairmanship of Governor, Satya Pal Malik approved locations for the establishments of 40 new Government Degree Colleges to be set up during 2019-20 & 2020-21. The government had constituted a High Level Committee to identify and examine the locations for these colleges approved by SAC on 07.12.2018. The SAC had directed the Higher Education Department to finalize the phasing and location of all the 40 Colleges through the Committee constituted vide Government Order No. 1462-GAD of 2018 dated 25.09.2018, and, thereafter, with the prior concurrence of the Finance Depa...

Chief Secretary chairs high level meeting to finalize arrangements
Jammu,Janary 14 (Scoop News)-With preparations for the upcoming Republic Day-2019 celebrations in full swing, Chief Secretary, B V R Subrahmanyam Monday chaired a high level meeting of officers at Udyog Bhavan here to finalize the arrangements for a colourful function. Director General of Police, Dilbag Singh, Principal Secretary, Health & Medical Education, Principal Secretary, Home, Principal Secretary, Hospitality & Protocol, ADGP CID, J&K, ADGP Security, Administrative Secretaries, Divisional Commissioner Jammu, IGP Jammu zone, senior officers from Air Force and State administration attending the meeting. Divisional Commissioner Kashmir and IGP Kashmir Zone participated via vi...

SAC approves Rs 2 Crore grant for Real Kashmir Football Club for 3 years, beginning 2018-19
Jammu,Janary 14 (Scoop News)-The State Administrative Council (SAC) which met here today under the chairmanship of Governor, Satya Pal Malik accorded sanction to the grant of Rs 2 crore as financial assistance to the Real Kashmir Football Club annually for a period of three years, beginning 2018-19. Within two years of the formation of “Real Football Club ", the team has performed exceptionally well at the national level including the National Football League, where the Club successfully defeated or drew with top teams including Mohun Bagan, Mohammedan Sporting Club, Churchill Brothers, FC Goa etc. Through its prolific performance, Real Kashmir has been gai...

Chief Secretary chairs 16th Steering Committee meeting of State CAMPA
APOs of Forest and Wildlife Department approved for 2019-20
Jammu,Janary 14 (Scoop News)- Chief Secretary, B. V. R. Subrahmanyam Monday chaired the 16th meeting of the Steering Committee of the Compensatory Afforestation Fund Management and Planning Authority (CAMPA) to consider the Annual Plan of Operations (APOs) of Forest and Wildlife Departments for the Year 2019-20. Principal Secretary, Finance, Principal Secretary, Planning, Development and Monitoring, Commissioner/Secretary, Forest, Ecology and Environment, Director, Soil & Water Conservation, Director, SFRI, Director, Social Forestry Department, Chief Conservator Forests, Jammu, Chief Conservator Forests (Eco Tourism), Chief Conservator of Forest...

JKPCC holds a meeting of intellectual cell, reviews political, social and security scenario in state
Jammu, January 14, (Scoop News)-A meeting of the intellectual cell of Pradesh Congress was held here today under the aegis of the chairperson of PCC intellectual cell Smt. Zahida Khan. The meeting reviewed the overall political, social and security scenario in the state and the country and expressed concern over the systematic erosion of democratic values and democratic institutions in the country, under the present BJP regime. The meeting viewed that the strength of our nation lies in strong and vibrant institutions of democracy. Being the largest democracy of the world, the beauty of our democracy lies in the tolerance, accommodation and co-existence of diff...

JK Bank posts net profit at Rs 104 crore for third quarter
Gross and Net NPA remains unchanged at 9.94 percent and 4.69 percent
Jammu, January 14, (Scoop News)-Jammu and Kashmir bank has reported 43 percent increase in the net profit at rupees 103.75 crore for the third quarter ended December 2018. However, the cumulative net profit for the nine months ended December 31, 2018 has posted rupees 250 crore. According to the balance sheet circulated to media, the bank had earned a profit of Rs 72.47 crore in the October- December quarter of previous fiscal. The total income of the bank rose to Rs 2,184. 22 crore as against Rs 1,790.77 crore in the same period a year ago and the growth in credit has been reported at 22 percent over the last year. The net interest income the difference between interest earned on t...

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