Tuesday, September 19, 2017
 
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CEOs of both Shrine Boards carry out sanitation drives as part of ‘Swachhata Hi Seva’ campaign
Hundreds participated in cleaning Banganga, Sind and Lidder rivers
Srinagar, September 19, (Scoop News)-As part of the ongoing fortnight long cleanliness campaign ‘Swachhata Hi Seva’ all over the country, Governor N.N. Vohra, Chairman, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board and Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board, had directed the CEOs of both Boards to launch special sanitation drives. In regard to Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board this drive covers the entire track from Darshani Deodi to Bhawan and, besides, all the Shrine Board’s establishments located at Jammu, Katra, enroute, in the Bhawan area as well as at the Sanjichhat and Katra helipads. In Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine area the cleanliness drive has been launched under the supervision of identified o...

DSEK inaugurates 5-day workshop on review of textbooks, upgradation of curriculum
Srinagar, September 19, (Scoop News)-Director School Education Kashmir (DSEK), G N Itoo today inaugurated a five-day workshop on review of textbooks and upgradation of curriculum in the Education Department at the State Institute of Education Kashmir. The workshop is aimed at reviewing syllabi and course of studies in schools so as to make it at par with the global demands and requirements of education. The inaugural ceremony was attended by a galaxy of subject experts and Officers of the Department. Director Academics JKBOSE Dr. Farooq Ahmad Peer and Joint Director Trainings (Principal SIE) Mehboob Hussain were present on the occasion. Speaking on the occasion, DSEK stressed on the ne...

Hanjura, Bukhari inaugurate integrated Mushroom Development Centre at Lal Mandi
Mushroom farming has potential of creating new economic avenues for JK's unemployed youth: Agri Minister
Srinagar, September 19, (Scoop News)- Minister for Agriculture Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura and Minister for Education Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari on Tuesday inaugurated "Integrated Mushroom Development Centre (IMDC) at Lal Mandi being constructed at an estimated cost of Rs 4 crore. Speaking on the occasion, Minister for Agriculture said that purpose of setting up these Mushroom Development Centres was that Mushroom industry should become an employment generating industry of the state. Hanjura hopped that after setting up of IMDC centre at Lal Mandi, it will become an attractive for poor farmers especially for the unemployed youths as the Mushroom Industry has the potential to increase their ...

Govt committed to address genuine demands of nomads: Kohli
Equitable dev of all regions of JK priority of present dispensation: Jugal Kishore
Srinagar, September 19, (Scoop News)- Minister for Animal, Sheep Husbandry and Fisheries, Abdul Ghani Kohli Tuesday said that the Government is committed to fulfill all the genuine demands of nomadic populace and measures are afoot for their socio-economic upliftment. This was stated by the Minister while addressing a gathering of Gujjar and Bakerwal community who called him here today. Member Parliament Jugal Kishore was also present on the occasion. The Minister said the Government is abreast with the issues being faced by Gujjar and Bakerwals who arrive in the meadows of Kashmir and parts of Ladakh from Rajouri and Poonch districts with their flocks of cattle and sheep. Respondi...

Basharat Bukhari reviews APMC election preparedness, implementation of Ethephon ban
Srinagar, September 19, (Scoop News)- Minister for Horticulture, Syed Basharat Bukhari today directed officials to work in close coordination with farmers for successful conduct of elections to Agricultural Produce Market Committees (APMC), besides organizing awareness camps to promote use of new technologies and better farming practices. The Minster said this while interacting with Deputy Commissioners and Chief Horticulture Officers of all districts via video conferencing to take detailed review on Horticulture Census, election to APMCs, implementation of ban on the sale of Ethepon, besides surprise inspections to check quality of pesticides and fungicides across the state and organizi...

Jora Chairs Government Assurances Committee meeting
‘Include deserving left out people in BPL category’
Srinagar, September 19, (Scoop News)-The Government Assurances Committee of Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly today directed Food Civil Services and Consumer Affairs Department (FCS&CA) only to include deserving ration ticket holders in BPL category. The Committee which met here under the Chairmanship of MLA, Nawang Rigzin Jora to discuss the pending Government Assurances given by the Department on the floor of the House from time to time by the FCS&CA Department. The Committee appreciated and complemented the role of the Department in respect of providing rations and other essential c...

Medical camps held at Uri and Naugam
Srinagar,September 19, (Scoop News)-A Medical Camp was organized by the Army in association with the Social Welfare Department, Government of India for the assessment & distribution of medical aids to differently abled people of Uri tehsil. A team of eight doctors from the Army and Social Welfare Department attended to more than 250 patients and gave them basic medical treatment. 120 medical aids like crutches, hearing aids, neck collars, waist belts were distributed to the differently abled persons. In addition, registration of people who are in need of such medical aid was also done and the second phase of the camp will be done in the coming months. Another Medical Camp to pro...

Stop keeping bureaucracy hostage:Er. Rasheed to Ministers
Says non-implementation of guest control order has made credibility of Govt. a joke
Kupwara,September 19, (Scoop News)-Expressing displeasure over keeping bureaucracy engaged with the visits of ministers, AIP Supremo and MLA Langate Er. Rasheed has said that the practice has hampered work culture and governance in the entire state. While addressing public gatherings at Supernaghama Langate and Rawathpora Kupwara today Er. Rasheed said “It is unfortunate that ministers have been keeping administration hostage in the name of tours, review meetings and other issues. Since the system works on principals of division of labour, as such absence of even one official in a particular office makes the whole work at halt. Neither day to day grievances and issues of masses nor th...

KCCI delegation calls on Works Minister
Naeem Akhtar for regeneration, expansion of business, economic activity in JK
Srinagar, September 18, (Scoop News)-Minister for Works, Naeem Akhtar today urged the JK Business Inc to facilitate creation of a conducive and enabling environment to promote trade, commerce, entrepreneurship and investment in the State. Interacting with a delegation of the newly elected office-bearers of the Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) who called on him here this morning, Akhtar said the priority of the new office bearers of KCCI, which is full of youth energy, should be regeneration and expansion of the businesses and economic activity in the state. "I urge the KCCI leadership to focus on positivity to tide over the trade depression and economic despair prevailing...

Veeri for bringing vibrancy in institution of Numberdars, Chowkidars
Srinagar, September 18, (Scoop News)-Minister for Revenue Relief Rehabilitation, Reconstruction Abdul Rehman Veeri today said that Government is taking many initiatives to bring vibrancy in the institution of Numberdars and Chowkidars at the village level. The Minister was speaking at a high level meeting of officials. The meeting was attended by Financial Commissioner Revenue Lokesh Jha, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmed Khan, Settlement Commissioner Shahid Inayatullah, Secretary Revenue Muhammad Ashraf Mir, Law Secretary Abdul Majeed Bhat and other officials. Saying that Numberdars and Chowkidars are basic tool of Revenue Administration, the Minister asked the officers to i...

Sagar takes stock of Ashoora preparations
Srinagar, September 18, (Scoop News)-National Conference General Secretary and MLA Khanyar Haji Ali Mohammad Sagar on Monday visited number of Imambaras of his constituency and reviewed arrangements for the forthcoming Ashoora (Muharram) days. During the visit, Sagar accompanied by officers from PDD, Water works, R&B, SMC, health and Food & Supplies impressed upon the administration to make sure that there are no inconveniences or inadequacies on part of the administration during Muharram days. The Imambaras that he visited include Shamswari, Sheesh Gari Mohalla, Nowpora Kullipora, Daulatabad, Kawangar Pora. He stressed upon the administration to ensure that enough stock of essent...

Police establishes Muharram Helpline at PCR Kashmir
Srinagar, September 18, (Scoop News)-Any assistance for upcoming Muharram-ul-Haram 2017 is just a phone call away as a helpline has been set up in Police Control Room (PCR) Kashmir under the supervision of DySP (Hqrs). The helpline will deal with the requirements put across by the citizens with regard to electricity, drinking water, fire wood, food and civil supplies as well as issues relating to health care, sanitation, fire and emergency services during the holy month of Muharram-ul-Harram. The helpline will remain functional round the clock with effect from 20-09-2017. General public is requested to call on 0194-2506508, 9858222333 or 100 to register their grievances. ...

Priya Sethi highlights various activities planned for 9 day Navratra Festival-2017 at Katra
Katra, September 18, (Scoop News)-Minister of State for Education, Technical Education, Culture, Tourism, Department of Horticulture, Floriculture and Parks, Priya Sethi presented the curtain raiser to the Navratra festival being organized by Tourism Department in collaboration with Shri Mata Vaishno Deviji Shrine Board from 21st to 29th September at Katra. The Minister highlighted various activities planned for the 9 day festival. Minister of State for Finance and Planning, Information Technology, Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, CA and PD, Tribal Affairs, Relief & Reh...

Bali Bhagat launches “Swachhata Hi Sewa” campaign at Super Specialty Hospital
Also visits GMC, meets victims of cross border shelling
Jammu, September 17, (Scoop News)- Minister for Health and Medical Education, Bali Bhagat today said that carrying out Swachhata Abhiyan is a best tribute to the father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi and appealed the people to participate in this mission in a big way to help improving sanitation in their homes, surroundings and public places. The Minister said this while initiating special sanitation drive under the flagship programme of Central Government, Swachh Bharat Abhiyan (Swachhata He Seva) being organized by the Pradesh Bhartiya Janta Party Mandal Talab Tillo at Super Speciality Hospital(SSH), Jammu here today. Vice Chairman JAKFED Munish Sharma, Medical Superintendent Super S...

Better road to Bandipora will set-off reverse migration: Naeem Akhtar
PWD Minister inaugurates Aragam school building, lays foundation of Arin Nallah Bridge
Srinagar, September 17, (Scoop News)-Minister for Public Works Naeem Akhtar today said that the work on the prestigious Bandipora-Srinagar road is apace and once completed it will start reverse migration of people who had left Bandipora due to bad road problem. The Minister while on a tour to Bandipora reviewed the work on the road project. He expressed his appreciation over the quality work being done. He said that people need to have patience as government is building a road right from Sonarwani to Srinagar with such specifications that it won’t need any repairs for next ten years. The Minister said that large number of people had to leave Bandipora as they couldn’...

Police organizes sports festival in Bakshi Stadium, Indoor Stadium
Srinagar, September 17, (Scoop News)- Sports festival which is being organized by District Police Srinagar has commenced from September 17. The event is being held in Bakshi Stadium and Indoor Stadium. It has commenced on September 17 and will culminate on September 19. The sports festival was inaugurated by Shri Gh Hassan Bhat, IPS, DIG CKR Srinagar. Senior police and security force officers besides other dignitaries were present during the opening ceremony at indoor stadium. During the three days sport's event, around 600 boys and girls from different schools will take part in various games and sports activities viz football, kho kho, kabadi, Martial Arts- Wushu, Taekwondo other ath...

Free heart check-up camp organized in Anantnag
Anantnag, September 16, (Scoop News)- Dalal & Sons-renowned business house of Anantnag- in association with P-Mark Mastrad oil and Medanta Medicity on Saturday organized a free heart check-up camp at town hall Anantnag. The camp was inaugurated by Mobile Magistrate Kashmir, Gowher Majeed Dalal and Assistant Commissioner Development Anantnag Nisar Ahmed Nisar in presence of large number of people representing different walks of life. Team of renowned Cardiologists from Medicity, Dr. G.N Maknoo, Dr. Arvind Sharma and Ashutosh Gupta conducted a free check up of patients suffering from different heart ailments. Consultation was provided to over 200 registered patients with an intention...

Basharat Bukhari for export oriented development of Horticulture sector
JK to build 1.25 lakh boxes cold storage facility at Kolkatta
Srinagar, September 16, (Scoop News)-Minister for Horticulture, Syed Basharat Bukhari today said that the government is working on infusing modern technology in horticulture sector to make it competitive in export markets. The Minister said this during his extensive tour to Kolkata to review the functioning of Horticulture Department in the State. To help the growth of exports in big markets in India, the Minister said that a Cold Storage facility is being established in Kolkata with the capacity of 1.25 lakh fruit boxes, which will go a long way in increasing exports to...

Zulfkar inaugurates Auditorium at Media Complex
Calls for preserving, promoting local culture and dialect
Jammu, September 16, (Scoop News)- Minister for Information, Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali today inaugurated Auditorium at Media complex, Rail Head here. The Minister dedicated the auditorium to the Department of Information and Public Relations and to the public of Jammu constructed at the cost of Rs. 11 crore by Jammu Development Authority. While addressing the gathering, the Minister said there is a need to promote cultural heritage and local dialects spoken in different parts of the state. “To protect ones identity, language needs to be protected,” the ...

MP Muzaffar Hussain Beig Inaugurates 10th Open National Taekwondo Championship
Around 1500 Athletes from all over India participating
Srinagar, September 16, (Scoop News)-Member Parliament Muzaffar Hussain Beig today inaugurated “10th Open National Taekwondo Championship” at Sher-e-Kashmir Indoor Stadium here. More than 1500 athletes from all over the country are participating in the championship, which has been held for the first time in Kashmir. Mr Beig was the Chief Guest of the Occasion and Secretary Sports Council J&K Waheed-ur-Rehman Parra was Guest of Honour. Vice President TFI Raj Kakati, Joint Secretary Sports Council Nazir Ahmad, Members of Sports Council, Master Han from Korea, Suresh Parmar from Gujarat and...

Dy CM inaugurates ‘Swachh Survekshan -2018’ Workshop
Emphasizes attitudinal change for achieving Swachh Bharat goal
Jammu, September 16, (Scoop News)-Emphasizing an attitudinal change among all the stakeholders towards achieving the goal of making India a clean and healthy nation, Deputy Chief Minister, Nirmal Singh today called for decentralized solutions, ensuring sustainability of improved sanitation infrastructure besides services and enforcement. The Deputy Chief Minister, while addressing at a one day workshop on “Swachh Survekshan -2018” held under Swachh Bharat Mission, said that this first Pan-India survey is the largest of its kind in the world envisaging measurement of citizen connect with sanitation outcomes impacting lives of 40 crore people. The event was organised by the Directorate o...

AIP delegation meets Manmohan Singh led Congress Core group
Srinagar, September 16, (Scoop News)-A four member delegation of AIP led by Er Rasheed met today former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh and his colleagues and urged for a time bound resolution of Kashmir dispute. Er Rasheed reminded congress leadership of the fact that since congress has ruled both the state and the center for majority of the time since 1947, as such it is responsibility of the party to work hard in finding out a peaceful resolution to the dispute. Er Rasheed said, “It was late Pandith Jawaharlal Nehru who promised plebiscite to people of Jammu and Kashmiri and reminding India and Pakistan of Nehru’s promise doesn’t amount to being traitor. However it is not time to indu...

Medical camps organizes in Gurez valley
Srinagar, September 16, (Scoop News)- A Medical cum Veterinary Camp was organised on 16 Sep 2017 at Chakwali in Tulail Sub Division. The populace was educated on health related issues and oral hygiene via lectures, posters and photographs. Total of 209 villagers including 36 children and 61 animals were treated in camp. The camp was attended by a team of two Medical Officers, one Dental Officer and three Nursing Assistants. Another Medical Camp was organised on 15 Sep 2017 in village Kanzalwan in the Gurez Sector. Kanzalwan village is located in an inhospitable location...

Police distributes stationary items among students in Anantnag
Srinagar, September 16, (Scoop News)- Anantnag Police distributed stationary items among the students of downtrodden sections of the society in Anantnag. Continuing its drive to support and provide helping hand to the downtrodden sections of society and create awareness for imparting quality education in far flung areas of the District, DySP Kokernag and SHO Kokernag distributed stationary items among 36 students of Govt primary school Chree Larnoo in far flung areas of District Anantnag on the directions of SSP Anantnag Shri Altaf Ahmad Khan items among The function was attended by respectable citizens of the area and school authorities who were all praise for J&K Police for reachin...

Cross-country event “RUN FOR FUN” held at Manasbal
Srinagar, September 16, (Scoop News)- IRP 8th battalion APC Manasbal organized a cross country event with the theme “RUN FOR FUN”. The race was flagged off by Commandent IRP 8th Battalion Shri Ghulam Rasool Dar. Students of Sainik School Manasbal , Govt Boys Higher Secondary School Safa Pora and Govt High school Kondabal participated in the event. The run started from Manasbal lake and culminated at Sainik School. In under-14 years category, Shoaib Bhat, Arsalan Afzal and Mudasir grabbed Ist, 2nd and 3rd positions respectively while as in under 19-years category, Fayaz Shafi, Shah Saqib and Muzamil Nabi received 1st, 2nd and 3rd positions respectively. SSP Ganderbal Shri Fayaz ...

KPC’s “Arnimaal” depicts love, dejection and poetic genius of Kashmiris
Srinagar, September 15, (Scoop News)-The week long National Theatre Festival, ‘Paather’ culminated today at Tagore Hall Srinagar with the Kashmiri Play “Arnimaal” being the last presentation of the festival organized by Kashmir Performers Collective . The Kashmiri play “Arnimaal” directed by Manzoor Ahmed Mir was well received by the huge audience and critics who appreciated the theme, script, acting and the direction of the play. The play written and directed by renowned playwright, actor and director Manzoor Ahmed Mir under the banner Kashmir Performers Collective of which Mir also happens to be the president is one among the several theatre plays in Kashmir like Shehjhaar, Teli Ky...

J&K Police launches Swachhta Hi Sewa Campaign
Srinagar, September 15, (Scoop News)-The initiative is aimed to contribute to Mahatma Gandhi's dream of a clean India. It will boost the focus on cleanliness and create an environment of cleanliness across the country. SSPs and commandants of respective districts and battalions took active participation and administered the drive. Jawans led by their supervisory officers wholeheartedly participated in the cleanliness drive. All the police establishments of all the wings were cleaned by removing the garbage and providing adequate number of dustbins. Special efforts were laid in cleaning and maintenance of the kitchens, washrooms/toilets and barracks of the police stations, police lines a...

Missing girl traced out by Anantnag police
Srinagar, September 15, (Scoop News)-A girl who was missing since September 9 was traced out by Anantnag Police. On 11-09-2017, police station Pahalgam was informed about the missing of a girl (name withheld) since 09-09-2017. In this regard, a missing report was lodged in police station Pahalgam and police took speedy action to trace out the missing girl. After strenuous efforts the said girl was recovered from Pahalgam of District Anantnag . After completion of all legal formalities the said girl was handed over to her family members. The family members of the girl thanked and appreciated Anantnag police. ...

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