Monday, July 23, 2018
 
 Jammu News
DC Jammu reviews progress under SBM
Asks for creating mass awareness about sanitation campaign
Jammu, July 23, (Scoop News)-Deputy Commissioner Ramesh Kumar today reviewed the progress under Swachh Bharat Mission here at a meeting of Block Development Officers (BDOs) of the district. The DC took a thorough review of the construction of Individual Household Latrines (IHHL) and community toilets in each block. Beside others, the meeting was attended by ADDC Suraiya Jabeen and DPO RDD Sunaina Saini. Threadbare discussion was held on various aspects of the Mission like progress in achieving ODF status for Panchayats, the pendency of IHHL units, their MIS and Geo Tagging and overall progress made so far. The DC comprehensively reviewed Panchayat wise performance of each block and...

Inter School Karate tournament organised at Kathua
Jammu, July 23, (Scoop News)-District Youth Services & Sports department today organized District level Inter School U-19 Boys & Girls Karate tournament here at Sports Stadium. ACR, Jitender Mishra, the chief guest said that tournaments provide platform to the youth to test their potential and prepare for national and international events. He said Karate empowers people, particularly women, as they can fight back anti social elements. He advised all the youth to take part in sports to stay physically and mentally fit. In today`s matches, Amanjot Singh of Kartar Public School Barnoti, Sumit Kumar of Little Angel School Kathua, Sanjay Kumar of Saint Paul Convent School Haripur, S...

Modalities for establishing ELCs in schools discussed
Rajouri, July 23, (Scoop News)-District Election Authority today discussed the modalities for establishment of Electoral Literacy Clubs (ELCs) in educational institutions and communities not covered under formal education system. In this regard, a meeting of District Electoral Literacy Club (DELC) was chaired by Deputy Commissioner Mohammad Aijaz Asad, (District Election Officer) attended by EROs, Deputy DEO, DIO, Nodal Officer Training Management, Nodal Officer SVEEP, AEROs and District Level Master Trainers. The DEO directed for imparting mandated training to Nodal Officers of ELCs and Chunav Pathshalas as per guidelines of Election Commission of India. He instructed for making comm...

Advisor Ganai hears public grievances at Jammu
Directs officers to redress people’s problems on ground
Jammu, July 23, (Scoop News)-Advisor to Governor, Khurshid Ahmad Ganai today directed the government officials to conduct regular field visits to assess the problems being faced by the people on the ground and take immediate steps to resolve these with full dedication. “You are real interface between the people and government. Effective service delivery and filling of gaps is your responsibility’’ he told officers of key departments here during a public interaction. He asked them to maintain roster of their field visits and work with dedication to meet the fixed targets. Various deputations of people from Jammu, Samba, Kathua, Reasi, Ramban, Rajouri, Doda besides delegations of trad...

JKFFA celebrates 112th Birth Anniversary of Chandra Shekhar Azad
Jammu, July 23, (Scoop News)-Jammu and Kashmir Freedom Fighters Association (JKFFA) on Monday paid rich tributes to revolutionary freedom fighter Chandra Shekhar Azad on his 112th birth anniversary in a function organised at Dogra Shourya Shaheedi Sthal, Amphalla, here. The function was organised by JKFFA President Ved Gandotra. Floral tributes were paid to the great soul by all the participants. Working President, Jammu Province People's Forum (JPPF), M S Katoch was the Chief Guest. Speaking on the occasion, Gandotra said that Shaheed Chander Shekhar Azad fought and jerked the base of the British rule in India with his dedication and sacrifice. The sacrifices of the freedom fighters ...

BJP fights for women empowerment: Raina
Jammu, July 23, (Scoop News)-BJP State President Ravinder Raina (MLA) claimed that only BJP has fought for true women empowerment, while he was attending a programme organized by BJP Mahila Morcha to felicitate its newly nominated President, Rajni Sethi at party headquarter, Trikuta Nagar. Programme was also graced with the presence of BJP State General Secretary (Org.) Ashok Kaul, former Morcha State President & present BJP state Vice-President Purnima Sharma, BJP State Secretary Veenu Khanna, former Minister Priya Sethi and Usha Choudhary, which was attended by all Morcha State Office Bearers, Morcha District Presidents and other Morcha leaders. Ravinder Raina, in his inspirational...

People see Congress as a strong alternative:Mir
Jammu, July 23, (Scoop News)-A meeting of senior Congress leaders including senior functionaries of PCC, former legislators and frontal heads of the party reviewed the overall political scenario in the state and devised future course of action for gearing up the party activities for any future political process and democratic exercise in the state. The meeting was presided over by PCC chief, G.A Mir, while attended by former ministers, former MP, ex-legislators and prominent leaders of Jammu province. Mir briefed the meeting about the discussions in the congress working committee(CWC) held on Sunday at Delhi under the presidentship of Rahul Gandhi. He apprised the meeting abo...

SAST to conduct five day ‘pilgrimage’ of shrines belonging to mystic saint Roopa Bhavani
authorities to provide security
Jammu, July 23, (Scoop News)-A group of displaced Kashmiri Pandits will be undertaking on Wednesday a five day ‘specific pilgrimage’ by visiting the sthals (sites) of 17th century mystic saint and a Sufi poetess Mata Roopa Bhavani. The pilgrimage is being conducted by the Shri Alakh Sahiba Trust (SAST)-Jammu for which the organizers have arranged two passenger coaches. According to the SAST sources, the pilgrims will be visiting Cheshma Shahi in the foot hills of Zabarwan Range where she (Roopa Bhavani), had meditated for over a dozen of years. Next, they will be travelling to ...

Panchyati & local bodies election golden opportunity to teach lesson to BJP-PDP
for playing with the interest of Jammu people:Sham
Jammu, July 22, (Scoop News)-Describing grass-root level democratic institutions pivotal for transformation of rural areas in terms of development, Former minister & Congress leader Sham Lal Sharma exhorted upon the cadre to gear up for upcoming Panchayati and Muncipality elections and said that it was a big opportunity for them to make another new beginning. Addressing one Day convention of Block Congress delegates and active workers meeting at Akhnoor today, Sham Lal Sharma said that participation of youth and women is imperative for ensuring their effective involvement in decision making at local levels. He exuded confidence that the sagacious voters would elect dedicated and pub...

DC Kishtwar reaches out to people in far flung Dachhan area
Kishtwar,July 22, (Scoop News)-District Development Commissioner Angrez Singh Rana listened to people’s issues in Dachan area at series of public grievance redress camps held during his two-day tour of the area. During the tour, the DC joined Hudh Mata yatra and paid obeisance at the temple shrine- around 30 KM from Sounder Dachhan. Interacting with the pilgrims and management committee, he asked them to feel free to bring before him any issue related to Yatra so that the matter could be expeditiously resolved. During the return journey, the DDC chaired series of public grievance redress meetings at Guggat, Nanth, Honzar, Panjdhara, Resri, Sirchi, etc. The people of Guggat complai...

Kavinder Gupta for inclusion of Narwal Bala, Panchayat Darap
and Raina colony in the JMC limits
Jammu, July 22, (Scoop News)-Many deputations of inhabitants of Narwal Bala, Panchayat Darap, Raina Colony in Gandhi Nagar constituency, headed by S. Harbhajan Singh & Sanjeev Kumar, and others called on former Deputy Chief Minister, and MLA Gandhi Nagar Kavinder Gupta here today and highlighted several important issues/problems of the area. The deputationists also submitted a memorandum of demands to the former Deputy Chief Minster and requested for immediate resolution of these issues of public importance. The issues mostly related to the overall development of the area, the improvement in basic amenities, including Electricity, Lane & Drains, Roads and water. The deputationists hig...

BJP conducts State Office Bearers, discusses strategy for Panchayat, Urban local body elections
Jammu, July 22, (Scoop News)- 1st meeting of new state office bearers of Bharatiya Janata Party, Jammu & Kashmir was conducted along with meetings of Panchayat election Incharges and Urban Local Body election Incharges in series of meetings held at its state headquarter, Trikuta Nagar on Sunday. BJP State President Ravinder Raina (MLA), MoS in PMO Dr. Jitendra Singh, MP (Lok Sabha) Jugal Kishore Sharma, MP (Rajya Sabha) Shamsher Singh Manhas, State General Secretary (Org.) Ashok Kaul, State General Secretaries Dr. Narinder Singh and Sunil Sharma (MLA) attended and addressed the meetings. Ravinder Raina, while addressing the meeting, welcomed the new State Office Bearers of BJP in the m...

Jammu Municipal Corporation conducts anti - encroachment drive, seals two shops
Jammu, July 21, (Scoop News)- In continuation to anti encroachment drives by Jammu Municipal Corporation in compliance to the Orders of Division Bench of High Court in WPPIL no. 27/2017 titled COURT ON ITS OWN MOTION V/S STATE OF J&K &Ors., dated 28/03/2018, a number of drives were conducted in Akhnoor Road, Parade, Kachi Chawani, Janipur, Bhagwati Nagar, Shahidi Chowk etc. from the last 15 days. On 20.07.2018, a joint anti- encroachment drive was conducted in the areas of Indira Chowk, Panjtirthi, Dounthaly Bazar, Pacca Danga, Jain Bazar in order to ease traffic congestions and ensure free movement of pedestrians on footpaths. The drive was conducted on the instructions of Co...

District admin retrieves 1590 kanals State, Kacharai & Common Land in Akhnoor
Akhnoor, July 21, (Scoop News)- Acting upon the directions issued by Deputy Commissioner Jammu, an anti -encroachment drive has been launched in Sub Division Akhnoor. Under the said drive, SDM Akhnoor, Tehsildar Akhnoor, Naib Tehsildar Akhnoor alongwith police retrieved about 1590 kanal of state, Kacharai and common land in Sub Division Akhnoor . At village Amabaran, encroachment from Kacharai land was removed by demolishing various structures, foundations and fencing from Khasra No 1400 measuring 1250 kanals. Besides 198 Kanals of State land bearing Khasra No. 1357 situated at village Sungal, 130 Kanals of State land bearing Khasra Na. 901 at village Gurha Jagir and 11 kanal-09 Marla...

Showkat Aijaz Bhat assumes charge of DC Ramban
Ramban, July 21, (Scoop News)- Showkat Aijaz Bhat today assumed the office of Deputy Commissioner (DC) Ramban. He took the charge from outgoing DC Tariq Hussain Ganai who has been transferred as Director Estates. All the senior officers of district administration welcomed the incumbent DC and assured their full cooperation for development of the district. Soon after assuming the charge, he interacted with ADDC, Ravinder Sadhu, ADC Gurvinderjeet Singh, ACR Vevaik Puri, CPO, Uttam Singh, SDM Banihal, ACD, CEO, DSHO, XEN PDD and other administrative officers. The DC impressed upon them to adopt a coordinated approach to achieve goals set for development of the district, besides resolv...

Youth is the backbone of our Nation: Raina
Jammu, July 21, (Scoop News)-Facilitating the joining of hundreds of youth into the party-fold, BJP State President Ravinder Raina (MLA) termed the youth as the backbone of Nation at party headquarter, Trikuta Nagar. BJP State General Secretaries Dr. Narinder Singh and Yudhvir Sethi and Ex-MLA Durga Dass were also present on the occasion. Youth from R.S. Pura, Arnia, Bishnah, Suchetgarh and from all border areas in the leadership of Rakesh Pant joined the ranks of BJP under the guidance of State President of BJP. Ravinder Raina, while welcoming the new entrants into the party-fold said t...

Kavinder ridicules Mehbooba’s charge on NIA
Jammu,July 21, (Scoop News)- Taking strong exception of the recent charge by Former Chief Minister, J&K, Mehbooba Mufti, wherein she alleged the usage of NIA by centre government to win over the PDP MLAs, former Deputy Chief Minister & BJP Senior leader Kavinder Gupta said that PDP President is making such utterances out of frustration, which are highly irresponsible, false and misleading. Kavinder Gupta said that earlier Mehbooba had levelled false charges against the union government and the BJP of horse trading and luring her party MLAs and now dragging NIA name in her politics of frustration, she has made it clear that the former CM do not have respect for the premier agencies o...

DC reviews Budha Amarnath Yatra arrangements
Rajouri, July 20, (Scoop News)- District Development Commissioner Mohammad Aijaz Asad today reviewed and finalized arrangements for smooth conduct of Budha Amarnath Yatra commencing from August 17, here at a meeting of officers and representatives of religious organisations. The meeting had a detailed deliberation on the arrangements for smooth and successful conduct of yatra. All the officers were asked to ensure that arrangements relating to their respective departments are put in place well in time. Arrangements like adequate supply of drinking water, cleanliness of the venue, construction of temporary sheds for community kitchens and langars, ration and LPG supply, security arrange...

BJP IT & Social Media organizes Maiden Video Conferencing
Jaidev Rajwal interacts with District, Constituency Incharges
Jammu, July 20, (Scoop News)- After being nominated as Bharatiya Janata Party State Incharge IT and Social Media, Jaidev Rajwal has kick started video conferencing with all district Incharges of the Social Media Department to get the first hand knowledge of IT and Social Media Department. In this regard, Jaidev Rajwal today interacted with the District Incharges of the Kashmir Province and Rajouri. While interacting in his maiden video conferencing with the district Incharges, Jaidev Rajwal said that social media in today’s era played an important role as the people can connect with the other people through Social Media. He urged the party men to work with more dedication and listened to...

Shrine Board provides free medical treatment to all sick/injured pilgrims at SSH Kakryal under its Medical Support Policy
Provides Cochlear Implant surgeries to give hearing to 8 children
Katra, July 20, (Scoop News)- On the directions of Governor N. N. Vohra, Chairman Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board, free medical treatment is being provided to all pilgrims, who fall sick or suffer accidents and, besides, to the poor, needy and certain other specified categories of patients at the Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Narayana Superspeciality Hospital Kakryal. The cost of all such medical care is borne by the Shrine Board under its Medical Support Policy. In a review meeting held today Mr. Dheeraj Gupta, CEO of the Shrine Board, informed that 1,026 pilgrims, land owners of the four surrounding villages of Sira, Kakryal, Kotla and Sool, who had given their lands for the establishmen...

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