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Dy CM reviews arrangements for Navratri festival
Jammu,August 18, (Scoop News)- Deputy Chief Minister, Dr. Nirmal Singh today chaired a meeting to review the preparedness for Navratri festival being organized by Tourism Department at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi shrine base camp town of Katra. Minister of State for Tourism Priya Sethi, Divisional Commissioner Jammu Dr M K Bhandari, Chief Executive Officer Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board Ajeet Kumar Sahu, Deputy Commissioner Reasi Ravinder Kumar, Deputy Commissioner Jammu Kumar Rajeev Ranjan and Director Tourism Jammu Smita Sethi, besides senior functionaries of concerned Departments were present in the meeting. In order to showcase and highlight the rich culture, heritage, and local ...

Abdul Haq flags off second batch of trainees under Himayat
157 youths to get training in different skills at Raipur, Bangalore
Jammu,August 18, (Scoop News)- Minister for Rural Development, Panchayati Raj Law and Justice, Abdul Haq Khan today flagged off the second batch of trainees for skill training and assured employment under Himayat Scheme from Panchayat Bhawan, Jammu. The second batch of 157 trainees including 111 boys and 31 girls from three districts of Jammu division viz. Doda, Kishtwar and Kathua and 15 youth from Kashmir Valley which will undergo skill training-domain in healthcare, retail banking, financial services and insurance at Apollo MedSkills at Bangalore, Surya Wires Pvt Ltd. at Raipur and Manpower Group Services India Pvt. Ltd at Jammu (Project Implementing Agencies). These agencies will lat...

Sham Choudhary sets deadline for road projects in Suchetgarh
Jammu,August 18, (Scoop News)- Minister for PHE, Irrigation and Flood Control Sham Lal Choudhary today set deadline for completion of vital road projects with direction to engineers of PWD (R&B) to expedite the works lying unattended for the last so many years. The Minister issued these directions while addressing a review meeting of major roads being executed under NABARD and BADP in Suchetgarh. Superintending Engineer, PWD(R&B) Dev Raj, Executive Engineer, PWD(R&B) Alok Mengi and other senior officers of the department were present in the meeting. The Minister enquired about the status of various roads including main road leading to Chak Devangarh, Chakrohi to Pindi Sarochan, Chakrohi ...

Historic Machail Yatra begins
Bhaderwah, August 18, (Scoop News)- The historical Machail Paddar Yatra commenced today from its base camp Temple of Chandi mata at village chanote in Bhaderwah. The yatra started on August 18 and will culminate on August 25. More than 5000 pilgrims are undertaking the yatra. The yatra started from chandi Mandir at village Chanote Bhaderwah where devotees from various parts of the state as well as from other parts of country assembled and left for Machail padder in Kishtwar District amidst chanting of Bhajans and religious sermons in a cavalcade of Buses, Matadors, Sumos and cars etc. MLA...

Kailash Yatra begins in Bhaderwah
Bhaderwah, August 18, (Scoop News)- Charri Mubarak of Holy Kailash Yatra 2017 left for its destination of Kailash Kund from the ancient Vasuki Nag Temple Gatha Bhaderwah here today. The Yatra crossed the Bhaderwah town at 9 am where the enthusiastic devotees raised slogans of Vasuki Nag deity. MLA Daleep Singh Parihar and MLC Naresh Kumar Gupta accompanied by CEO Bhaderwah Development Authority Bal Krishan, who has also been nominated as Yatra Officer for all yatras taking place this month, ASP Shahzad Salaria, SDPO Brijesh Sharma, Tehsildar Masood Ahmed, SHO and others tehsil officers b...

Zulfkar reviews functioning of FCS&CA Department
Jammu, August 18, (Scoop News)-Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA) and Information, Choudhary Zulfkar Ali, on Friday said that government is making unprecedented efforts to provide adequate and timely supply of ration to people of the state in fair and transparent manner. The Minister said this during a review meeting held with the senior functionaries of Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA) department, here today. Commissioner Secretary FCS&CA Department, Shafiq Ahmed Raina, Director FCS&CA, Ch Rashid Azam Inquilabi, Joint Director FCS &CA, Deputy Director (Planning), Assistant Directors, Tehsil Supply Officers besides other senior functionarie...

Facilitating under-privileged segments Govt’s prime concern: Priya Sethi
Jammu, August 18, (Scoop News)-Minister of State for Education, Technical Education, Culture, Tourism, Department of Horticulture, Floriculture and Parks Priya Sethi said that the present government is laying focused attention on facilitating the under privileged segments of the society through numerous social welfare schemes launched for the purpose. The Minister was speaking at an awareness camp organized here today by the Social Welfare Department. Speaking on the occasion, the Minister said the Government has taken several reformative measures to facilitate the beneficiaries under various state and centrally sponsored schemes. She called upon the concerned officers to adopt a pro-ac...

35A to be preserved for being shield to unique Dogra culture,identity besides their economic interests: Rana
“Foot-prints of PM’s outreach to J&K must be felt on ground”
Nagrota,August 18, (Scoop News)- Welcoming the outreach of Prime Minister Mr Narendra Modi to the people of Jammu and Kashmir, National Conference Provincial President Mr Devender Singh Rana on Thursday said that its foot-prints should be felt at the ground level. “The Prime Minister’s outreach is a positive development”, Mr Rana told reporters, at the sidelines of the flag-off a yatra here this morning, in response to a question on Mr Modi’s Independence Day address from the ramparts of Red Fort in the national capital. He said, time has come when hawks from the either side should be ove...

Chief Minister visits photo exhibition organized by Information Department
Jammu, August 17, (Scoop News)-Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, who is on a two day visit to the winter capital, visited the photo exhibition organized by Department of Information at the Zorawar Singh auditorium here today. The photo exhibition depicts the developmental feats attained by the coalition Government across the State during its tenure so far. The Chief Minister evinced keen interest in the pictorial description of the events and processes in the State. Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Nirmal Singh; Minister for Horticulture, Syed Basharat Bukhari; Minister for CA&PD and Information,...

Mehbooba inaugurates Kissan Ghar; Multi-level Parking slot; Student hostel at Jammu
162 two wheelers, to give respite from traffic congestion in old city
Jammu, August 17, (Scoop News)-Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, who is on a two visit to the winter capital, today inaugurated the new building of Kissan Ghar at Narwal fruit mandi. The state of the art guesthouse facility would be having rooms, suits, dining hall and a conference room and it would have a small pantry at every floor. The guest house has been built at a cost of Rs. 5.41 crore over a period of two years. It may be recalled here that former Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed had laid the foundation of this Kissan Ghar on June 21, 2015 with the aim of making available quali...

Zulfkar for timely distribution of food-grains among consumers
Says ensuring enhanced basic services Department’s prime responsibility
Jammu, August 17, (Scoop News)-Minister for Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs and Information, Choudhary Zulfkar Ali, today chaired a meeting to review the supply and stock position of essential commodities in various districts of Jammu. Secretary, FCS&CA Shafiq Ahmad Raina, Director, FCS&CA R A Inqalabi, Director, FCS&CA Kashmir Nisar Ahmad Wani, Assistant Directors, Tehsil Supply Officers and other officers of the department were present in the meeting. The Minister directed the officers to ensure cent percent procurement, lifting and distribution of food grains in all locations so that the consumers do not suffer on this account. He exhorted upon them to further streamline the...

Bali Baghat chairs Kishtwar DDB review meeting
Directs CMO to submit DPR for face-lifting of DH Inaugurates Govt Urban Health Centre at Kuleed
Kishtwar, August 17, (Scoop News)-Minister for Health and Medical Education Bali Baghat, who is also the chairman of District Development Board Kishtwar, today chaired a DDB review meeting. The Chairman reviewed the implementation of decisions taken in the board meeting besides taking stock of sector-wise physical and financial achievements registered in the district under district plan. Minister of state for Transport, PWD (R&B) Sunil Sharma, Vice chairman State Kissan Advisory Board Daljit Singh, MLA Inderwal G.M. Saroori, MLC Firdoos Ahmed Tak, MLC Sajjad Kichloo, DDC G.N. Balwan, SSP Sandeep Wazir, ADC besides heads of various departments attended the meeting. ...

IIMC celebrates 53rd foundation day
Jammu, August 17, (Scoop News)-To commemorate the 53rd foundation day of Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC), its Northern Regional Campus, Jammu today celebrated the event on its campus. KB Jandial, former Commissioner/ Secretary, was the Chief Guest on the occasion while Neha Jalali, Deputy Director, Department of Field Publicity (GoI) was the Guest of Honour. Manohar Khajuria, Regional Director, Northern Regional campus of IIMC, spoke about the Institution in detail especially about Jammu Campus. Students of English Journalism presented an inspirational skit, a talk show and...

Migrant Act rendered inefficacious and toothless, Revenue officials twist law to advantage of illegal occupiers
with or without 35A, KP’s continue to be major losers
New Delhi, August 17, (Scoop News Bureau)-Accusing the authorities for deliberately rendering The Jammu and Kashmir Migrant Immovable Property (Preservation, Protection and Restraint on Distress Sales) Act 1997 inefficacious in the state, Kashmiri Pandits feel cheated as their immovable properties are being usurped, encroached upon and illegally mutated with the consent of revenue officials. Scoop News is in possession of a document in which a Muslim has been shown as the owner of 1.6 Kanal Cherry Orchard and the real owner, a Pandit, as its tiller. Surprisingly, the present owner has built three houses for his two sons and a daughter on the illegally occupied land at a vil...

Dy CM orders constitution of QRTs to redress power issues
Dr Nirmal Singh reviews performance of PDD
Jammu, August 16, (Scoop News)- Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Nirmal Singh today ordered constitution of Quick Response Teams (QRT) to address the public complaints regarding power supply. The Deputy Chief Minister issued the directions while chairing a high level meeting of Power Development Department (PDD) after inspecting various Receiving Stations in Jammu city and its peripheries during the past three days. Deputy Commissioner Jammu Kumar Rajeev Ranjan, Chief Engineer M&RE Jammu Ashwani Gupta, Superintendant Engineers and Executive Engineers of Jammu division attended the me...

Zulfkar for strengthening State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission
Assures every logistic support for its proper functioning
Jammu, August 16, (Scoop News)- Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs and Information Choudhary Zulfkar Ali today stressed on the need for strengthening State Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission (SCDRC) by providing adequate staff and other logistic facilities. The Minister was speaking at a meeting held here today to review the functioning of the Commission. The meeting was attended by Chairman, SCDRC Justice (Retd.) Sunil Hali, Member D K Kapoor, Secretary, FCS&CA Shafiq Ahmed Raina, Director, FCS&CA Jammu R A Inqalabi and Director, FCS&CA Kashmir Nisar Ahmad Wani. ...

Annual Urs at Saein Mira shrine on Aug 18
MLA Haveli discusses arrangements with admin
Poonch, , August 16, (Scoop News)-The annual of Urs of Sain Meira (RA) shrine at Guntrian is being observed from August 18. The Urs will continue for three days during which special prayers and religious congregations would be held. In this regard, MLA Haveli, Shah Mohammad Tantray & Deputy Commissioner Poonch, Tariq Ahmad Zargar Wednesday convened a joint meeting with concerned departments and members of Saien Meira trust to discuss the arrangements to be put in place for the smooth conduct of the annual Urs. Like past, a large number of devotees from all sections of the society are expected to visit the shrine during the Urs days. Keeping in view the large participation, t...

Rajouri administration selects 14 media-persons for fellowship in dev admin
Rajouri, August 16, (Scoop News)- District Administration has selected 14 Journalists from print and electronic media for fellowships in Development Administration. The fellowships were announced on the eve of Independence Day after completion of selection process. The media persons selected for fellowships include Sumit Bhargav (Greater Kashmir), Emroz Suri (Electronic media), Sahil Sharma (The News Now), Sushil Sharma (Early Times), Arif Qureshi (State Observer), Gagan Kohli (Dainik Jagran) and Imran Khan (Excelsior / Observer). The committee also selected Tazeem Malik (Kashmir Times), Umar Arshad (Lazawal), Akhil Mahajan (State Times), Avinash Jasyal (ABP News), Shakti Paul (DD News...

Congress party celebrates 71st Independence Day across JK
Jammu, August 16, (Scoop News)-Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Party celebrated 71st Independence Day in all its district and block offices on Tuesday. The main function was held at party office at Jammu where Anil Chopra, president DCC Jammu (urban) hoisted the National Flag in the presence of functionaries of PCC, DCC, Mahila Congress, Youth Congress, Seva Dal, INTUC, NSUI and the people from all sections of society. Senior vice presidents PCC Sham Lal Sharma (former minister); Mohd. Sharief Niaz, Smt. Kanta Bhan; Rajnish Sharma, Shabir Ahmed Khan,Vikram Malhotra, Shah Mohd. Choudhary, Smt. Indu Pawar, K.K. Pangotra, Krishan Lal Gupta, Ch. Maqbool, Ramesh Gupta, ...

Div Com reviews progress of AMRUT Mission projects
Stresses on coordinated efforts to avoid delays
Jammu, August 08, (Scoop News)-Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Dr. M.K Bhandari today reviewed the progress under AMRUT Mission at high level meeting held here today. The Divisional Commissioner assessed the status of various projects undertaken by Jammu Municipal Corporation (JMC) and Urban Environmental Engineering Department (UEED) under AMRUT Mission. He asked the concerned officials to work in synergy with other agencies for accelerating the pace of progress. He also directed the senior functionaries of concerned departments to personally monitor and review the progress of the ongoin...

Veeri reviews performance of Revenue Deptt
Minister directs for effective monitoring, speedy digitization of records
Jammu, August 02, (Scoop News)-Stressing on prompt service deliverance and maintaining transparency in working of the department, the Minister for Revenue, Disaster Management, Relief Rehabilitation & Reconstruction and Parliamentary Affairs, Abdul Rehman Veeri today directed the Deputy Commissioners to ensure regular monitoring for providing hassle free service to the people and fast digitization of records. The Minister was speaking at a one day conference of revenue officers held here today. Veeri also took a comprehensive review of the functioning and performance of the Revenue Department in Jammu province. Reviewing the targets set for different procedures, the Minister asked th...

Promote online grievance redress mechanism: Zulfkar to LMD
Minister seeks adequate protection of consumer rights during transition to GST
Jammu,August 02, (Scoop News)-Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs and Information Choudhary Zulfkar Ali today directed the Legal Metrology Department (LMD) to strengthen consumer grievance redress mechanism by promoting online services. The Minister was chairing a meeting convened here to review district-wise physical and financial achievements of LMD during the first quarter of the current fiscal. “The online system for uploading forms and paying fee as well as provision of services for consumers like filing complaints and action taken reports will be in the larger interest of all the stakeholders” the Minister said. Terming LMD as protector of consumers’ rights, the ...

Congress castigates BJP for its opportunistic role in JK
Jammu August 2, (Scoop News)-A meeting of senior functionaries of PCC and legislators of Jammu province was held here on Wednesday to review the overall situation in the state. The meeting was presided over by PCC Chief Sh. G.A. Mir and attended by senior vice- president Sham Lal Sharma, vice- presidents Mula Ram, Raman Bhalla, G.M. Saroori, Kanta Bhan besides general secretaries and MLA/MLCs. The meeting discussed the current political and security situation in the state besides discussing the organizational affairs. The meeting blamed the coalition partners of generating controversies to divert attention of the people from their failures on all fronts especially fr...

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