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Advisors, CS review status of Srinagar-Jammu National Highway
Action plan evolved for smooth movement of traffic
Srinagar, October 15 (Scoop News)- On the directions of Hon’ble Governor, Advisors Shri K Vijay Kumar, Shri Khurshid Ahmad Ganai and Chief Secretary, Shri B V R Subrahmanyam Monday held extensive deliberations with the concerned officers in the State administration besides representatives of NHAI and various construction companies to review the status of Srinagar-Jammu National Highway, movement of traffic in the wake of frequent road accidents and blockades on its various stretches and also keeping in view the current fruit season, winter supplies and movement of general public during the ensuing durbar move. The deliberations during the meeting primarily focused on identifying the caus...

Tasaduq highlights JK’s tourism potential in Moscow
Srinagar,October 15 (Scoop News)-Director Tourism Kashmir Tasaduq Jeelani gave a detailed presentation on the potential of J&K tourism at travel and tourism shows in Moscow, which was organized by Union Ministry of Tourism. Thousands of the travel agents from different parts of the country including India participated in the tourism shows held at hotel The Ritz-Carlton, Moscow on Monday and another travel show on Tuesday at Belmond Grand Hotel Europe at St Petersburg. Besides other officials from the Union Ministry of Tourism, D B Venkatesh Verma, Ambassador of India to Moscow, G Bala...

Agriculture Department celebrates Women Farmers Day
Women’s contribution in farming is vital to rural economy: Dir Agri Kashmir
Srinagar,October 15 (Scoop News)- Director Agriculture Kashmir Syed Altaf Aijaz Andrabi today inaugurated a function at Agriculture Complex Lalmandi, Srinagar to celebrate Women Farmers’ Day on the eve of International Day for Rural Woman. Speaking on the occasion, Director Agriculture said that the main aim and purpose to mark this day was to celebrate and acknowledge the crucial role that women play in ensuring the sustainability of Agriculture sector. The Director said that women make upto 60-70% of field workers, organisers, and field managers in Agriculture Sector and it is encouragi...

Governor approves 4 more development works for upgrading civic amenities in Katra town
Srinagar, October 14 (Scoop News)-Continuing with the initiatives for the creation, upgradation and expansion of civic amenities in Katra and its surrounding areas, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board at its 63rd meeting held under the chairmanship of Governor Satya Pal Malik, Chairman of the Shrine Board, at the Raj Bhavan Srinagar, approved new infrastructural works estimated to cost Rs. 2.43 crore. These works include reconstruction of Old Block of Government Girls High School, Katra involving Rs. 1.10 crore and construction of Toilet Block in Government Higher Secondary School, Katra estimated to cost Rs. 75 lakh. Other works includes installation of High Mast Lights at Bhim Mani Templ...

Gujjar youth to play big role to reform nomadic tribes
Anantnag,October 14 (Scoop News)-Maintaining that Gujjar and Bakerwal youth have to play a bigger role in reformation particularly the nomadic society - the participants of on day tribal Youth meet held at Sminar Hall of Gujjar and Bakerwal Hostel here today . -stated that community youth are capable enough to play key role in tribal development and identity building in the state. Organised by the management of Gujjar and Bakerwal Hostel under the aggies of Tribal Affairs department of Jammu and Kashmir- the programme was presided over by noted Gujjar scholar Dr. Javaid Rahi while renowned Gojri writer Ch Rafaqat Gazi was in the presidium. Dr. Javaid Rahi in his presidential a...

Shrine Board approves fellowship scheme for meritorious students of Gurukul to pursue PG courses
Srinagar, October 14 (Scoop News)-The 63rd meeting of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board was held at Raj Bhavan under the chairmanship of Governor Satya Pal Malik, Chairman of the Shrine Board. The Board while reviewing the functioning of the Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Gurukul, Charan Paduka, Katra, in an important decision approved a scheme for institutionalising fellowships for the top 5 meritorious students of Shastri classes of the Gurukul for pursuing Acharya or equivalent Post-Graduation Course in Sanskrit, Jyotish, Darshan and Ved streams in the leading institutions of the country. The merit fellowships will be provided to the students for a period of 2 years based on their academic ...

Aspirational Districts NITI Aayog CEO hails impressive performance by Baramulla, Kupwara
Assures full support in fulfilling people’s developmental needs; Lauds commitment of officers
Srinagar, October 14 (Scoop News)-Chief Executive Officer (CEO) NITI Aayog, Amitabh Kant has hailed the impressive progress made by district Baramulla and Kupwara in upgradation of basic amenities for the people under the Aspirational Districts Programme. Kant conducted an extensive tour of these north Kashmir districts on Saturday to personally take stock of the progress made under various developmental indicators under the Aspirational Districts Programme. He was accompanied by Joint Secretary, NITI Aayog, Rakesh Ranjan, Principal Secretary Planning, Development & Monitoring, Rohit Ka...

PCN chairman visits Kashmir Press Club, interacts with local media fraternity
Srinagar, October 14 (Scoop News)-Chairman Press Council of Nepal, Kishore Shrestha today visited Kashmir Press Club here and interacted with the media fraternity including the office bearers of the Club led by journalists Asif Qureshi, Mairaj-ud-Din and Moazzam Mohammad. Giving brief account of functioning of Press Council of Nepal, Shrestha said the Press in Nepal has more freedom, adding that PCN has been established to regulate media not to control media. Member, Press Council of India (PCI), C K Nayak was also present during the interaction. During the visit various local media as...

LAWDA initiates process of installing biodigesters in houseboats in Dal
VC LAWDA discusses details with suppliers
Srinagar, October 13 (Scoop News)-On the directions of the High Court, the Lakes & Waterways Development Authority (LAWDA) has initiated the process of installation of biodigesters in houseboats in the Dal lake. Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Dr Syed Abid Rasheed Shah, who is also the Vice Chairman of LAWDA, Saturday convened a pre-bidding meeting with manufacturers and suppliers from different parts of India, discussing the installation of biodigesters in houseboats in the Dal lake. He asked the suppliers to install their biodigesters in the Dal on trial, emphasising the importance of picking the right kind of biodigester to ensure desired results. It was said that climatic condition...

Shobha Yatra taken out in Reasi as part of Navratra Festival
Katra,October 13 (Scoop News)- Festivity continued on the third day of Navratra Festival 2018 which is being organized by the state administration. Various cultural and devotional presentations kept the pilgrims and tourists enthralled. In the evening, a Shobha Yatra was paraded through the town after lighting a traditional lamp by the Chief Guest, SDM Katra, Ashok Kumar in presence of AD Tourism Katra, Dr Umesh Shan, Sunil Sharma, Tehsildar Katra among others. The Shobha Yatra displayed Dogra culture by displaying folk dances like Kud, Haran dance with a presentation of jaatar, a traditi...

63rd Meeting of SMVDSB :Approves upgradation of medicare facilities on Vaishno Devi track, heli-evacuation of patients
Srinagar, October 13 (Scoop News)- The 63rd meeting of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board was held at the Raj Bhavan here today under the chairmanship of Governor Satya Pal Malik, Chairman of the Shrine Board. The meeting was attended by Dr. S. S. Bloeria, Dr. Ashok Bhan, Mr. H. L. Maini, Mr. Justice (Retd) Permod Kohli, Maj. Gen. (Retd) Shiv Kumar Sharma and Mr. B. B. Vyas, all Board Members; and Mr. B V R Subrahmanyam, Chief Secretary; Mr. Umang Narula, Principal Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Dheeraj Gupta, Chief Executive Officer of the Shrine Board, Mr. Simrandeep Singh, designate Chief Executive Officer of the Shrine Board, Dr. M. K. Kumar and Mr. Anshul Garg, Additional Chief Exe...

SMVDSB Policy for providing free treatment to trauma victims approved, Tarakote Marg to get hi-tech audio system
Governor for speedy implementation of Master Plan, Commissioning of Passenger Ropeway
Srinagar, October 13 (Scoop News)- The 63rd meeting of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board was held at the Raj Bhavan here today under the chairmanship of Governor Satya Pal Malik, Chairman of the Shrine Board. The meeting was attended by Dr. S. S. Bloeria, Dr. Ashok Bhan, Mr. H. L. Maini, Mr. Justice (Retd) Pramod Kohli, Maj. Gen. (Retd) Shiv Kumar Sharma and Mr. B. B. Vyas, all Board Members; and Mr. B V R Subrahmanyam, Chief Secretary; Mr. Umang Narula, Principal Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Dheeraj Gupta, Chief Executive Officer of the Shrine Board, Mr. Simrandeep Singh, designate Chief Executive Officer of the Shrine Board, Dr. M. K. Kumar and Mr. Anshul Garg, Additional Chief Exe...

IGP Kashmir promotes 135 ASIs to the rank of SIs
Srinagar, October 13 (Scoop News)-On the directions of DGP Shri Dilbag Singh (IPS), a Departmental Promotion Committee met under the chairmanship of Shri Swayam Prakash Pani (IPS), IGP Kashmir Zone, for promotion of Assistant Sub-Inspectors to the rank of Sub-Inspectors of Executive Wing of J&K Police having lien and seniority with Kashmir Zone. The DPC cleared promotion cases of 135 Assistant Sub-Inspectors and promoted them to the rank of Sub-Inspectors. Shri Swayam Prakash Pani (IPS), IGP Kashmir in his message to the promotes and their families has felicitated them and expressed the hope that the promotion will act as a morale booster and enable the Sub-Inspectors to work with more...

Commandant IRP-9th Bn orders in-situ promotion of 33 officials
Srinagar, October 13 (Scoop News)- Commandant IRP-9th Bn Shri Fayaz Ahmad Lone has ordered In-situ grade promotion in favour officials of the unit. The promotions were approved by the Departmental Promotion constituted for the purpose. The promotes include 31 constables and 02 followers, who had dedicatedly discharged their duties and rendered regular satisfactory services during their entire service and have been found eligible for this kind of promotion, which has been accorded in their favour at an appropriate time. Felicitating the promoted officials, Commandant IRP-9th Bn has extended his warm greeting to them and their families and hoped that the promotions would encourage ...

DDC Shopian takes snow-clearance preparedness on Mughal road
Shopian, October 13 (Scoop News)- District Development Commissioner, Shopian, Owais Ahmad today visited Mughal Road and took stock of the road conditions, snow clearance and availability of food and shelter for the stranded passengers and vehicles. In the wake of an early snowfall this year, DDC took an emergency visit to the road connecting Shopian in South Kashmir with district Poonch of Jammu division. Due to the snowfall, the traffic movement was stopped and many vehicles were stuck for a brief period. Immediately after getting the information about Mughal Road being closed, Deputy Co...

2-Day Orientation Training Prog on Juvenile Justice System at SKICC
Chief Justice Gita Mittal for concerted efforts to strengthen JJ mechanism in JK
Srinagar, October 13 (Scoop News)- Chief Justice of J&K High Court, Justice Gita Mittal today called for serious efforts to strengthen the Juvenile Justice (JJ) mechanism in Jammu and Kashmir to ensure protection of children with law conflicts. She strongly advocated for implementation of J&K Juvenile Justice (Care & Protection of the Children) Act, 2013 and Rules 2014 in letter and spirit, which provide a robust mechanism for protection and safety of juveniles. Speaking at the inaugural session of the 2-day Orientation Training Programme on Juvenile Justice System organized by the Juvenil...

JAKLI cycle expedition to commemorate infantry day
Srinagar, October 13 (Scoop News)- In an endeavor to represent the far flung areas of India where the soldiers serve their motherland and which symbolises the ethos of National Integration beyond the boundaries of states, caste and culture, a Cycle Expedition Team of Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry was flagged off from Udhampur by Lt Gen JS Nain, Chief of Staff, HQ Northern Command on 13th October 2018. The expedition will cover a distance of over 700 KMs from Udhampur to Delhi over a period of eight days and will traverse through J&K, Punjab and Haryana. The expedition, al...

GOC White Knight Corps, Lt Gen Paramjit Singh, lays wreath at Ashwamedh Shaurya Sthal with full military honours
pays homage to martyrs
Nagrota, October 13, (Scoop News)-Lieutenant General Paramjit Singh, on assumption of command of White Knight Corps, paid tribute and homage to the martyrs who made supreme sacrifice for the nation in the line of duty in the Corps Zone at “Ashwamedh Shaurya Sthal” in the early hours of the day. A solemn wreath laying ceremony was conducted with full military honours. GOC also complimented all ranks for their outstanding contribution in maintaining vigil on the Line of Control and ensuring peace & tranquility in the region. He exhorted all troops to persis...

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