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Veeri asks admin to be proactive in resolving peoples’ grievances
Srinagar, May 22, (Scoop News)- Minister for Revenue, Relief, Rehabilitation and Reconstruction, Abdul Rehman Veeri, today reviewed developmental works of south Kashmir’s District Pulwama. Interacting with officials during a high level meeting here, the Minister sought constituency wise and scheme wise report of works being executed across the district. He also directed pacing-up the works within stipulated time besides setting a deadline deadlines for various developmental works. The Minister asked district administration to be vibrant and proactive in resolving the people’s problem. He also asked the officers to conceive development projects for people’s welfare and ovoid co...

3 lakh LPG connections issued in JK under PMUY: Zulfkar
Minister lauds untiring efforts of FCS&CA employees, oil companies in reaching out to people amid trying circumstances
Srinagar, May 22, (Scoop News)-Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA) and Department of Information and Public Relations, Choudhary Zulfkar Ali today said that around 3 lakh LPG connections have been issued in J&K under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) in Jammu & Kashmir. The Minister said this at a function organised by Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) at SKICC here today to distribute new connections under PMUY. The scheme launched here September last by the Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti is aimed at providing free gas connections to six lakh women in JK below poverty line (BPL) category. Appreciating the implementation of PMUY in the State,...

Chief Secretary reviews progress of 330MW Kishanganga HEP
Srinagar, May 22, (Scoop News)- Chief Secretary, Mr B B Vyas Monday reviewed the progress of the 330-MW Kishanganga Power project, being constructed in Gurez area of Bandipora district. Commissioner/Secretary PDD, Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Commissioner/Secretary, Revenue, Deputy Commissioners of Pulwama, Baramulla and Budgam, Chief Engineer, I&FC, NHPC Authorities and other senior officer were present in the meeting. While reviewing the implementation of Resettlement and Rehabilitation (R&R) Plan of the Project Affected families (PAFs), Chief Secretary asked the Deputy Commissioner, Bandipora to ensure provision of relief/compensation to the PAFs, as per the approved...

Secy Tourism, School Edu orders hassle-free disposal of files
Pays surprise visit to clerical halls at civil secretariat
Srinagar, May 22, (Scoop News)- With an aim to bring synergy into administration, Secretary Tourism and School Education, Farooq Ahmad Shah today ordered officials at clerical halls of Tourism and School Education Departments at Civil Secretariat to provide hassle-free disposal of files, failing which can invite action under rules. The Secretary surprise checked the clerical halls of both Departments and advised the officials to avoid unnecessary delays in disposal of different files related to the said departments. He instructed the officials to avoid these unnecessary delays which result in suffering of the teacher community and other employees who had to visit the secretariat from far...

2-day workshop on advanced photography begins at DCJ
Srinagar, May 22, (Scoop News)- A two-day workshop on photography organised by the Department of Convergent Journalism (DCJ), Central University of Kashmir (CUK) began at Nowgam-I academic block of the university here today. Noted photojournalist Mr. Javed Dar, who is the resource person, spoke about the challenges faced by photojournalists working in conflict zones while sharing some interesting anecdotes. He dealt with the technical nuances of photography including importance of composition and lighting. Mr. Javed who works with international news agency Xinhua was awarded outstanding employee for 2016. He is also the recipient of National Photography Award for outstanding phot...

Business blogging CEO delivers special lecture at CUK
Srinagar, May 22, (Scoop News)- The Central Placement Cell (CPC) of the Central University of Kashmir (CUK) today organised a special lecture by CEO of Business Blogging, Mr. Kiruba Shanker for the students of the varsity at Nowgam-I academic block here. Mr. Kiruba Shanker delivered a lecture on the theme “Brand You,” using social media to build your personal brand. Addressing students, Mr. Kiruba Shanker highlighted the significance of social media in promoting the startups in the contemporary era. He mentioned examples of several youngsters who used social media including Facebook, Whatsapp and Instagram to promote their ideas and business ventures. “Internet in general and socia...

MLA Bandipora calls on Governor
G.H. Mir also meets Governor
Srinagar, May 22, (Scoop News)- Usman Majeed, MLA Bandipora, met Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan, here today. Sh. Majeed discussed with the Governor issues relating to the maintenance of peace and normalcy in the State and matters relating to the balanced development of Bandipora constituency. Appreciating Sh. Majeed’s various concerns the Governor urged him to continue sustained efforts for promoting a peaceful environment which would enable the development and welfare of the people of his area. G.H. Mir, former Minister, called on Governor N. N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here...

IGP Kashmir briefs Governor
Srinagar, May 22, (Scoop News)- Muneer Khan, Inspector General of Police, Kashmir, called on Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today. This was Sh. Khan’s first meeting with the Governor after taking over charge. Sh. Khan briefed the Governor about the Internal Security situation in the Valley, particularly in South Kashmir. Advising close surveillance on all fronts Governor asked Sh. Khan to ensure that his Force plays a prompt and pro-active role in solving the problems faced by the people at large. Governor also asked the IGP to devote special attention to see that the education...

Bootlegger arrested in Anantnag
Srinagar, May 22, (Scoop News)- Anantnag police arrested a bootlegger and recovered illicit liquor from his possession. Acting on a specific information, a police party headed by SHO Bijbehara Shri Arshid Ahmad laid a naka near Eidgah crossing in the jurisdiction of Police Station Bijbehara. During naka checking one person identified as Aadil Ahmad Mandoo son of Mohammad Amin resident of Sangam was intercepted. On checking 32 bottles of illicit liquor was recovered from his possession. Anantnag police has registered a case FIR number 64/17 under section 48 F Excise Act and investigation was taken up. ...

Second recruitment phase for Sub inspectors of North Kashmir begins
Srinagar, May 21, (Scoop News)- The physical endurance test/ physical standard (PET/PST) in respect of candidates for the post of Sub Inspectors in executive, Armed and telecom in JK police under TRP for North Kashmir Range comprising of Baramulla, Kupwara and Bandipora began today . Around eleven thousand candidates (male/female) are expected to participated in the above mentioned event. The Physical endurance test/ physical standard test in respect of the candidate belonging to Budgam, Srinagar and Ganderbal has concluded. The chairman of the police recruitment board has further advised the candidates to stick to published schedules for each range and report at the particular v...

Second recruitment phase for Sub inspectors of North Kashmir begins
Srinagar, May 21, (Scoop News)- The physical endurance test/ physical standard (PET/PST) in respect of candidates for the post of Sub Inspectors in executive, Armed and telecom in JK police under TRP for North Kashmir Range comprising of Baramulla, Kupwara and Bandipora began today . Around eleven thousand candidates (male/female) are expected to participated in the above mentioned event. The Physical endurance test/ physical standard test in respect of the candidate belonging to Budgam, Srinagar and Ganderbal has concluded. The chairman of the police recruitment board has further advised the candidates to stick to published schedules for each range and report at the particular v...

PDP pays rich tributes to Shanti Devi
Srinagar, May 21, (Scoop News)- The J&K People Democratic Party has paid rich tributes to senior party leader and former MLA, Shanti Devi, who passed away today at Jammu. In a statement, senior leaders of the Party recalled the contribution of Shanti Devi in building cadre base of the Party, particularly in Jammu and raising the development issues of people. The party leaders have conveyed their sympathies with the family of Shanti Devi and prayed for her eternal solace. Those who condoled the demise of Shanti Devi include senior party leaders Senior Vice President, S. Rangeel Singh; Vice President, Muhammad Sartaj Madni; Member Parliament, Muzaffar Hussain Baig; General Se...

Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali calls on Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu
Presses for starting work on prestigious Jammu-Rajouri-Poonch Railway project
New Delhi, , May 20, (Scoop News)- Minister for Food, Civil Supplies, Consumer Affairs and Information Department, Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali called on the Union Minister of Railways, Suresh Prabhu here today and pressed for starting work on Jammu–Rajouri-Poonch Railway line. The Minister informed the Union Minister that railway connectivity is vital for the development of a particular region and lack of development in the border districts of Rajouri and Poonch commonly known as Pir Panjal region is attributed to lack of proper connectivity. He said that in 21st century Rajouri-Poonch region is not connected by the railways even though Jammu-Poonch railway project is a long pending demand of...

Creation of assets of public importance Govt’s priority: Veeri
Visits Trauma hospital, ANM Akoora, Mattan Hospital, Apple Resort on Bijbehara-Pahalgam Road
Anantnag, May 20, (Scoop News)- Minister for Revenue, Relief & Rehabilitation, Abdul Rehman Veeri, today said that Government is committed for creation of assets of public importance on priority basis in the state. He was speaking to people and officials during a day-long tour of Anantnag district to review the pace of work on various developmental projects. Veeri inspected the ongoing work at Trauma Hospital Bijbehara and reviewed the progress achieved so far. The Minister fixed November as the deadline for the completion of this vital project aimed to minimising deaths occurring due to road mishaps. The Minister also reviewed the status of Shopping Arcade being constructed ...

Online registration for admission through Lateral Entry under PMSSS from May 22
Srinagar, May 20, (Scoop News)- In a significant decision, the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has announced registration of diploma holders in engineering from J&K for admission through lateral entry under the Prime Minister’s Special Scholarship Scheme (PMSSS). “Online registration of eligible students from J&K who have passed diploma in engineering programmes during the year 2015-16 from the polytechnics located within the State of Jammu and Kashmir will start from 22 May 2017 for Lateral Entry Admission in Engineering Stream (2nd Year) during the academic year 2017-18,” said a notification issued by AICTE. It said the students with diploma in engineering can regis...

Kohli, Mir Zahoor dedicate Rs 11.40 cr Hi-Tech Trout Feed Mill to public
Srinagar, May 20, (Scoop News)- Minister for Fisheries, Animal and Sheep Husbandry, Abdul Gani Kohli in presence of Minister of State for Fisheries and Cooperative, Mir Zahoor Ahmad today inaugurated Country 1st Hi-Tech Trout Feed Mill at Manasbal here. MLA, Sumbal Sonawari Mohammad Akbar Lone, Commissioner Secretary, Animal & Sheep Husbandry, R. K. Bhagat, Director Fisheries R N Pandita, Director Animal Husbandry, Kashmir, Dr Nazir Ahmad and other officers of concerned departments were also present on the occasion. Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Kohli said that High Tech Trout Feed Mill Manasbal, constructed in the premises of National Fish Seed Farm, Manasbal, has been complet...

Maha Yagya arrangements finalized in Kulgam
Kulgam, May 20, (Scoop News)- In order to finalize the arrangements for celebration of annual Varshik Maha Yagya at Shree Tripoor Sundri Asthapan Khanabarni Devsar and Manzgam starting from May 30, 2017, Deputy Commissioner Kulgam today took a review meeting with different District and concerned officers. On the occasion DDC directed the PDD department to provide uninterrupted power supply for yatries. The PHE department was asked to keep available adequate supply of pure drinking water during the festival days. It was decided in the meeting that health department will keep available a mobile medical van besides sufficient staff of doctors and paramedics for the conv...

IGP Kashmir visits Anantnag, Pulwama Chairs officers meets
Srinagar, May 20, (Scoop News)- Calling for the strengthening of police public relations, Inspector General of Police, Kashmir Zone Shri Munir Ahmad Khan, directed the police officers to ensure polite and humane attitude while dealing with the general public, saying that it will help to achieve the desired results. IGP who was accompanied by DIG, South Kashmir Shri S.P Pani said this while charring the meetings of officers in South Kashmir’s Anantnag and Pulwama District. IGP also chaired police public meeting in Anantnag in which transporters, members of Auqaf committee, trade union and respectable citizens from various parts of the district participated. The participants ...

DIPR condoles demise of Mujeeb’s mother
Srinagar, May 20, (Scoop News)- The Information Department has condoled the demise of the mother of Mujeeb Ahmad, Assistant Information Officer (AIO). A condolence meeting, chaired by Director Information, Dr Arun Manhas, was convened at the Directorate of Information today which was attended by all the officers and officials of the Directorate. The meeting while praying for eternal peace to the departed soul expressed solidarity with the bereaved family. Meanwhile, a separate condolence meeting was also held at the office of the Joint Director Information Jammu, which was chaired by JDI Jammu, Ms Manisha Sareen. The meeting prayed for eternal peace to the departed soul and expressed...

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