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 Jammu News
DC Rajouri interacts with prominent citizens
Rajouri, (Scoop News)- Deputy Commissioner, Rajouri, Dr. Shahid Iqbal Choudhary, interacted with prominent citizens of Rajouri, here this evening. Drawn from different walks of life, the prominent citizens brought several issues into the notice of Deputy Commissioner, ranging from the pressing issue of drug menace in the district, traffic mismanagement erratic water and power supply. The speakers during their hours long interaction with the Deputy Commissioner, commended the steps already initiated by the district administration to check absenteeism in government offices and improving functioning of health institutions. They also assured their cooperation to the district administration ...

Jugal Kishore chairs DISHA meet,Advocates effective monitoring, synchronization for optimum outcome
Jammu, May 22, (Scoop News)-Member Parliament, Jugal Kishore Sharma, today chaired the District Development Coordination and Monitoring Committee (DISHA) meeting for district Jammu to take stock of functioning of the Committee. “Effective monitoring and enhanced coordination are essential ingredients to obtain optimum outcome of welfare and development schemes being launched by the government to improve socio-economic standards of people”, the MP maintained while emphasizing successful and timely completion of several central schemes launched in this regard. Minister for PHE, Irrigation and Flood Control, Sham Choudhary, Member Parliament, Shamsher Singh Manhas, Members Legislative Asse...

Collective efforts needed to conserve, promote JK’s green wealth: Lal Singh
Jammu, May 22, (Scoop News)- Minister for Forest, Environment and Ecology, Choudhary Lal Singh, today said that protection of forests will ensure conservation of biodiversity and environment, adding that in this regard people’s participation is vital. This was stated by the Minister while addressing a huge gathering after inaugurating International Biodiversity Day at Government Degree College, Mahanpur in Basholi of district Kathua. In a message on International Biodiversity Day, the Minister emphasized the need of collective efforts to conserve and promote green wealth on earth for survival of mankind. “Our state is blessed with abundant natural affluence and resources and it should be...

Yoga vital for healthy life: Div Com
Srinagar, May 22, (Scoop News)- Divisional Commissioner, Dr Mandeep K Bhandari, today emphasized the need of adopting Yoga as regular exercise in today’s frazzled lifestyle to lead a healthy and peaceful life. The Divisional Commissioner said this while addressing a gathering at Yoga Ashram after inaugurating Yoga Shivir for diabetic patients, here today. On the occasion, Yoga experts of Bhartiya Sanshthan, New Delhi Ved Parkash Rathi and Jai Prakash Agarwal, President Bhartiya Yog Sanshthan Satya Pal Sharma educated the participants about precautionary yoga postures for diabetics and patients suffering from joint pains besides elaborating on broader contours of exercising Yoga. A lar...

NC seeks special session of J&K Legislature
setting up of Union Cabinet Sub Committee on border sufferers
Jammu, May 22, (Scoop News)-National Conference on Monday sought a special session of the State Legislature and constitution of Union Cabinet Sub Committee for deliberating the course of action with regard to permanent resolution of problems confronted to people along the Line of Control and International Border in Jammu and Kashmir. “This is a human issue that calls for humane approach by rising above party politics”, Provincial President Mr Devender Singh Rana said while addressing a press conference at Sher-e-Kashmir Bhavan here this afternoon. Mr Rana, who along with a high leve...

Barring 5300 PoK DP families - attempt to change State’s demography: Chuni
Jammu, May 21, (Scoop News)- S. O. S. International – An organization for PoK Displaced Persons today organized a mammoth rally in Jammu. Thousands of PoK Displaced Persons attended the rally and reprimanded the Government for adopting utter malice in the process of delivering ex-gratia relief of Rs 2000 crore out of Rs 80,000 crore Prime Minister’s Development Fund. They also condemned those political parties who have been paying no heed to the plights of PoK Displaced Persons for the last 7 decades. While addressing the rally, S. O. S. International Chairman Rajiv Chuni said “During out of power, BJP used to shout that demography of the State is being changed and after coming to power,...

Bali inaugurates Blood Donation Camp at Domana
Lauds philanthropic initiatives of Sant Nirankari Mission
Jammu, May 21, (Scoop News)- Minister for Health & Medical Education, Bali Bhagat today inaugurated one-day Blood Donation Camp organized by the Sant Nirankari Mission in association with the Blood Transfusion Department, Government Medical College, Jammu at Nirankari Bhawan, Domana today. The Sant Nirankari Mission, which is a large social organization with world-wide network of its branches, organizes blood donation camps, free medical camps, eye camps and other social activities round the year across the country and large number of poor patients avail benefits out of these events. The Mission also extends helping hands to the poor and destitute for their livelihood and bette...

Sham Choudhary urges people to treat public assets as their own
Jammu, May 21, (Scoop News)- Minister for PHE, Irrigation and Flood Control Sham Lal Choudhary today urged the people to consider public assets as their own and supplement government's efforts of protecting them. The Minister said this while addressing a public grievances redressal camp at Suchetgarh in which people hailing from Baspur Bangla, Badyal Brahmana, Nikowal, Kotli Galabana, Korotana Khurd, Flora and adjoining villages participated. The villagers apprised the Minister of the problems being faced by them related to power supply, water supply, education, healthcare, sanitation and road connectivity and sought intervention of their redressal. The villagers from Baspur Bangla dema...

Government committed to bring quality in Education: Priya Sethi
Poonch, May 21, (Scoop News)- The government of Jammu and Kashmir is committed to bring reforms in education sector and efforts are on with some policy initiatives to achieve excellence in education sector. This was stated by Minister of State for Education, Priya Sethi while addressing a Seminar on ‘Need of Reforms in Education Sector’ here today which was organized by All Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh Teachers Federation under the aegis of Akhil Bhartiya Rashtriya Shaikshik Mahasangh. Pardeep Sharma, Member Legislative Council was the guest of honor on the occasion. Apart from Deputy Commissioner, Mohammad Harun & Additional Deputy Commissioner, Gurvinderjeet Singh, the seminar was atten...

Extend SC/ST Prevention of Atrocities Act to JK : Gujjars
Jammu, May 21, (Scoop News)-The members of Scheduled Tribe (ST) Gujjar community today pleaded tat 'SC/ST Prevention of Atrocities Act' passed by Indian Parliament to protect socio-economic, political, and cultural rights of weaker sections be extended to the state of Jammu and Kashmir . The said with the implementation of this Act can be able defend their custom, traditions and ethnicity thorough law enforcement agencies. In programme organised by Tribal Research and Cultural Foundation on the Topic ‘ Rights of weaker section J&K state’ the community spoke about the plight of down trodden groups .The Programme was presided over by noted Tribal researcher Dr. Javaid Rahi w...

Dy CM holds day long open Public Darbar
Ours is the Government of Masses : Dr. Nirmal Singh
Jammu, May 21, (Scoop News)-Deputy Chief Minister Dr.Nirmal Singh hold an open Public Darbar for general public to address their problems at Party Headquarter, Trikuta Nagar. While listening to the public grievances, Dr. Nirmal Singh said that Centre Government led by PM Modi as well as State BJP-PDP Government are keen to work for the development of nation and Jammu and Kashmir. BJP follows the principle of “Antodaya” and in this birth centenary year of Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhyaya, we are committed to give our hundred percent for the public welfare of state. This is the Government of masses, so everybody must visit regarding their concerns. More than fifty delegations met the Deputy Chi...

Momo is a killer, we cannot allow a killer to grow: Arora
Jammu, May 21, (Scoop News)-In democracy we are not living in a theocratic state or state of dictatorship in fact we have adopted the concept of socio welfare state. State is duty bound to provide basic requirements of life and to give an atmosphere where our generation can grow in a healthy atmosphere. We are duty bound to provide education, health care and water to all. Ramesh Arora MLC said that it is prime duty of all to educate our self about the rights and duties. Different research have proved Chinese salt Ajinomoto is not harmful but dangerous for health. It causes stomach ulcer, irritation, intestinal problems and cancer. In a similar manner calcium carbide is used for ripening ...

Farooq Shah reviews progress of Tourism projects in Jammu
Jammu,May 20, (Scoop News)- Secretary Tourism and Floriculture, Farooq A Shah, Saturday convened a meeting of Tourism and Development authorities of Bhaderwah, Patnitop and Rajouri to review the status of ongoing works in the areas under the sectors. The Secretary also reviewed the progress of work on the Tawi Golf Course and the Tourist Reception Centre at Dera Baba Bandha in Reasi besides renovation of Bhimgarh Fort in Reasi. Emphasizing the significance of Jammu division for tourism in the State, the Secretary instructed the official to ensure all its regions are kept clean without fail. He also called on the officers to provide all sorts of facilitation services to tourists ...

Lal Singh directs for removal of encroachments on forest land
Jammu,May 20, (Scoop News)- Minister for Forests, Environment and Ecology, Choudhary Lal Singh, today inspected the anti-encroachment drives at Sunjawan, Sidhra and Tootian de Khoi Bajalta areas of Jammu. During the inspection, the Minister issued on-spot instructions to the Forest and Police departments to immediately remove encroachments from various areas under forest land. He also directed for immediate demarcation and proper fencing of forest land to prevent subsequent encroachments. Speaking on the occasion, Lal Singh said that the government has set up a demarcation committee for checking the activities of habitual encroachers, adding that the committee ...

Pryia Sethi visits Nowshera , discusses arrangements for border firing victims
Reviews functioning of education deptt
Jammu, May 20, (Scoop News)- Minister of State for Education , Tourism & Culture, Priya Sethi today visited Nowshera and took stock of arrangements put in place by the district administration for cross border firing affected families. Accompanied by MLA Nowshera, Ravinder Raina and senior officers of Police and civil administration, the Minister visited rehabilitation camps and interacted with affected people. Speaking on the occasion, the Minister said that government is well abreast of the problems and miseries of the border people. She directed district administration to strictly follow Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) not only in making necessary arrangements in relief cam...

Library creates positive vibes in mind: GD Sharma
Jammu, May 20, (Scoop News)- Retd. Justice G.D Sharma, during his visit to the BJP headquarter at Trikuta Nagar, Jammu, donated a self-written book titled “Plight of Jammu & Kashmir” to Nanaji Deshmukh Library by handing over the same to BJP state President & MLA Jammu West Sat Sharma in presence of State General Secretary (Org.) Ashok Kaul, State General Secretary Harinder Gupta and Library Incharge Kulbushan Mohtra and other leaders. While having a tour of the Library and e-Library, G D Sharma said that he feels highly elated to be in the ocean of knowledge. He was seen to be cherishing moments of internal peace for quite a long time in the assemblage of books. G D Sharma said his...

Shrine Board conducts workshop on solid waste management
Katra, May 20, (Scoop News)-Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board organised an awareness programme on Source Waste Management at Katra today as part of continuing initiatives being taken by the Board for capacity building of its staff. The topics which came under discussion during the workshop included segregation of waste at source, source waste processing by bulk waste generators, awareness on duties of waste generators in the light of Solid Waste Management rules and other related rules. Area Heads, Sanitation Supervisors and other sanitation staff of the Board participated in the workshop. Ms. Anuradha, Scientist, In-charge MSW, J&K State Pollution Control Board, Jammu...

Indian Air Force- Udhampur holds a summer camp
70 pan India campers participate in 22 adventure activities including para sailing, rock climb, trekking, cycling etc.
Udhampur, May 20, (Scoop News)-A Summer Camp was organised by Air Force Station, Udhampur from May 14 to May 20 at Udhampur. A total of 70 campers pan India participated in the camp with great zeal. A total of 22 adventure activities were conducted in and around Udhampur with the support of Army and BSF. The day full of activities were conducted during the camp such as Para Sailing, Powered Hand Gliding, Rapelling, Rock Climbing, Zorbing, Trekking, Night Route March, Cycling, Archery, Rifle Shooting, Obstacles and many more. Campers were familiarised with C-130 J a...

JK Pradesh Congress Committee condemns assault on media persons
terms it as an attack on freedom of press
Jammu, May 20, (Scoop News)-JKPCC chief spokesperson and former legislator, Ravinder Sharma, has strongly condemned the assault on the media person of a national channel (Aaj Tak Group) by a senior separatist leader on Friday morning and termed it as an attack on the freedom of press. Reacting to the incident, Congress spokeperson termed it as highly provocative and offensive act on the part of the separatist leader Yasin Malik and described it as their frustration after the media expose of their illegal activities. He said the media persons in this state are doing a great service risking their own lives while reporting the ground situations such a behavior and illegal act calls fo...

SMGS Hospital celebrates 77th Foundation Day
Bali asks management to introduce patient-friendly reforms for improving services
Jammu, May 06, (Scoop News)- The State’s premier and heritage health institution, Shri Maharaja Ghulab Singh (SMGS) Hospital today completed its 74 glorious years in public service. The foundation of this one of the oldest institutions in Jammu and Kashmir was laid by the then Maharaja Hari Singh on May 6, 1943 and since then, the Hospital acts as lifeline of state’s healthcare. The management of SMGS celebrated the 77th foundation day by organizing an impressive function at its Auditorium with the Minister for Health & Medical Education, Bali Bhagat as Chief Guest and MLA (East), Rajesh Gupta as Guest of honor. On the occasion, the Minister and other dignitaries pai...

Education key to individual, collective development: Priya Sethi
Kathua,, May 06, (Scoop News)- Minister of State for Education, Technical Education, Tourism, Culture, Horticulture, Floriculture and Parks Priya Sethi today inaugurated newly constructed School building of Satya Sai Bahrtiya Vidya Mandir here at Preta, Nagrota- 10 Km from Basholi town. The school building has been constructed at an estimated cost of Rs 1.5 crore and will cater to the educational needs of students of remote areas. In the current academic session, students up to class 5 can enroll in this school which is being run under the aegis of Bhartiya Siksha Samiti which operates 40 schools in Jammu and Kashmir with a strength of 10,000 students and 500 teachers. In addition to ...

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