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 Kashmir News
Red Cross distributes Hygiene items, PPM amongst the Migrant workers
Srinagar, August 05 (Scoop News)- Indian Red Cross Society J&K today distributed 374 hygiene kits, soaps, salt, face masks and other items to migrant laborers living on the roadsides of 90 Feet Road and on the Anantnag - Baramulla National Highway at Galandar, Pampore, Pantha Chowk, Nowgam, Bemina, HMT, Narbal and other adjacent areas. The distribution was part of a programme to reach out to the marginalized section of society, the destitute and needy, living in far flung areas. IRCS in recent times distributed 530 food kits to needy living in far flung areas, people whose daily earnings were affected due to Covid-19 pandemic and people living in pastures. IRCS also distributed 102...

Director Agriculture chairs meeting with National Seed Corporation
Srinagar, August 05 (Scoop News)- Director Agriculture to be successful, it starts with quality planting material and creating an effective and sustainable system of supply of high quality seeds, these views were expressed by Director Agriculture Kashmir, Chowdhary Mohammad Iqbal while chairing a meeting with the Officers of National Seed Corporation(NSC) Government of India. He said quality seed is the basic and crucial input for attaining sustained growth in agriculture production. He further added that seed is the very fundamental input which lays the basic foundation for adoption of new technology for crop production, propagation and multiplication thereby the production of quality s...

Tourism Department conducts capacity building of service providers at Gulmarg
Gulmarg, August 05 (Scoop News)- Post covid-19 pandemic scenario when the businesses are trying to recuperate from the slump J&K Tourism department has boarded on an ambitious programme of the capacity building of different tourism players. It is in the wake of this initiative that a programme was today conducted at the world famous tourist destination of Gulmarg for the service providers. The main motive is to sensitize all the service providers like butlers, horsemen, shopkeepers, room service providers, tourist guides and other concerned about the best way of observation of covid protocols and covid appropriate behavior. It was further mentioned that this training is expected to in...

DDC Srinagar reviews District Environment Plan
Srinagar, August 05 (Scoop News)- The District Development Commissioner (DDC) Srinagar, Mohammad Aijaz Asad today convened a meeting here to discuss and review the District Environment Plan. At the outset, the DDC took feedback from different departments, asked to conduct a thorough study to identify the exact pollution level in the district to facilitate formulation of the Environment Plan as per the National Green Tribunals (NGT’s) latest guidelines and the local needs. The DDC directed the officers of all line departments to work in coordinated manner and put in extra efforts in formulation and implementation of effective District Environment Plan. During the meeting, detailed dis...

18 employees suspended for unauthorized absence from official duties in Srinagar
DC issued strict instructions for prompt public service delivery
Srinagar, August 04 (Scoop News)- On the directions of Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Mohammad Aijaz Asad, the team of senior officers of District administration today conducted a surprise visit of various offices in Srinagar and checked the attendance of employees. During the visit , the team found 18 employees unauthorizedly absent from duties. Accordingly the absentee employees were immediately placed under suspension. Out of the 18 employees 8 belonged to the Office of CMO Srinagar, 5 to Revenue Department, one each from Social Welfare and SMC while 2 employees from ICDS Srinagar. The Deputy Commissioner Srinagar reiterated that such inspections will continue in future also and ...

ADC Srinagar holds meeting on Eat Right Srinagar
Says un-adultered, safe food will decrease food borne diseases
Srinagar, August 04 (Scoop News)- Additional Deputy Commissioner, Srinagar, Dr. Syed Hanief Balkhi presided over a meeting on Eat Right Srinagar, a Flagship program of Food Safety & Standards Authority of India. A detailed presentation was given by Assistant commissioner Food safety, Hilal Ahmad Mir regarding the activities that are to be undertaken under this program. The officers in the meeting were informed that District Srinagar has been nominated for implementation of Eat Right challenge and funds have also been released for carrying out different activities under this challenge. The activities include both regulatory as well as awareness to Food Business Operators with the sole mot...

Div Com inaugurates 15-day training programme on Mental Health
Asks doctors to make best use of training for best Psychiatry patient management
Srinagar, August 04 (Scoop News)- The Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Pandurang K Pole today inaugurated 15- day training on mental health at Psychiatry Hospital, GMC Srinagar. The programme was organised in collaboration with IMHANS. Among others, Director Health Services Kashmir, Dr Mushtaq Ahmad Rather, Principal GMC Srinagar, Professor Samiya Rashid, HOD Psychiatry, IMHANS, Dr. Mohammad Maqbool Dar and SSO/Epidemiologist Kashmir, Dr. Talat Jabeen were also present on the occasion. Speaking on the occasion, the Div Com said that as the number of mental illness patients are rising due to various reasons in Kashmir, holding Psychiatry related training programme for medical officers h...

JK’s Public Libraries moving to digital era
Central, District Libraries to provide e-Learning, Career Counselling services
Srinagar, August 04 (Scoop News)- The Director, Libraries & Research, Mohammad Rafi today took stock of the infrastructure requirement in Public Libraries for upgrading these institutions as productive e-Learning-cum-Career Counselling Centers for dissemination of career and occupational information. Chairing a meeting of the Incharges of Public Libraries at SPS Library Complex here, the Director Libraries said that in pursuance to the instructions issued by the Lieutenant Governor, Shri Manoj Sinha for digitally transforming the public libraries in J&K, the Department of Libraries has embarked on the mission to reposition these important institutions as multipurpose facilities, providi...

Advisor Bhatnagar reviews progress on implementation of JJM across J&K
Says Govt. committed to provide basic services to people living in rural areas
Srinagar, August 04 (Scoop News)- Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar today chaired a meeting to review the progress on implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM) in Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir at Civil Secretariat here. Commissioner Secretary Jal Shakti Department, M Raju; Mission Director, JJM, Dr. Syed Abid Rasheed Shah; Chief Engineer Jal Shakti (PHE), Jammu, Chief Engineer Jal Shakti (PHE), Kashmir, Chief Engineer I&FC and other concerned officials of the department in person and through virtual mode. Speaking during the meeting, Advisor Bhatnagar stressed upon the officials that to carry out testing of all water sources for checking chemical parameters be...

Advisor Bhatnagar inaugurates two-day workshop on ‘Content Enrichment of Textbooks’ of JKBOSE
Asks the participants to utilise their academic expertise, knowledge to achieve right outcome of the workshop
Srinagar, August 04 (Scoop News)- Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar today inaugurated two day workshop on Content Enrichment of Textbooks developed by Jammu and Kashmir Board of School Education (JKBOSE) at SKICC here. The workshop is being organized by the State Council of Educational Research and Training (SCERT)- JK in collaboration with School Education Department. Principal Secretary, School Education Department(SED), B.K Singh; Chairperson JKBOSE and Director SCERT-JK, Veena Pandita; Director School Education, Kashmir, Tassaduq Hussain Mir, Academicians of reputed National universities like Banaras Hindu University, Barkatulla University, Jammu University, exper...

Implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission in J&K reviewed
Quantity and quality of water being supplied under the Mission to be monitored on a real-time basis
Srinagar, August 03 (Scoop News)- A meeting was today held to review the pace of progress in implementation of the centrally sponsored scheme ‘Jal Jeevan Mission’ in Jammu and Kashmir. The Chief Secretary, J&K Dr. Arun Kumar Mehta and Additional Secretary, Jal Jeevan Mission, Ministry of Jal Shakti, Government of India, participated in the meeting. Commissioner/Secretary Jal Shakti Department and Mission Director, Jal Jeevan Mission along with Deputy Commissioners of all districts and concerned officers of the Department were also present. At the outset, the Additional Secretary Jal Jeevan Mission, Government of India gave a detailed presentation on the district-wise progress of the Mis...

Workshop on opportunities, challenges for electric vehicles concludes at NIT Srinagar
‘Pollution levels can be controlled by using electric vehicles but there is a need to explore more in this field,’ Director NIT Srinagar
Srinagar, August 03 (Scoop News)- A week-long Faculty Development Program (FDP) on ‘Opportunity and Challenges for electric vehicles in automotive’ concluded at Department Mechanical Engineering, National Institute of Technology (NIT) Srinagar. The FDP was sponsored by India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) Training and Learning (ATAL) Academy, AICTE New Delhi. The valedictory session was attended by more than 200participants from across the country. The valedictory function was presided over by Director NIT Srinagar, Dr. Prof. Rakesh Sehgal, while on concluding Dr. Gaurav Kumar, IIT Bhagalpur hosted the first session types of EV, HEV, and switch Reluctance Motor, and Dr. Arun ...

Inam-Ul- Haq reviews I-Day arrangements
Srinagar, August 03 (Scoop News)- The Joint Director Information, Kashmir, Inam-Ul-Haq Siddiqui, today, presided over an officers meeting here, to review the arrangements being put in place by the Information Department on the occasion of celebration of Independence Day-2021. Inam said that the Department has an important role in this national event and directed the officers to mobilize all available resources to ensure that the arrangements to be put in place by the department are adequate and foolproof. He asked the officers to approach district administration in case they need any kind of assistance and assured them to take up the matter with the concerned Deputy Commissioner where i...

Advisor Baseer Khan visits far flung areas of District Anantnag
Inspects receiving Sub-station, Covid Care Centres, RDD works
Anantnag, August 03 (Scoop News)- Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Baseer Ahmad Khan today made an extensive tour of Kokernag Subdivision to inspect various ongoing Rural development and Power development works besides taking stock of Independence Day celebrations and Disaster management preparedness in the area. The Advisor was accompanied by DDC Chairman Anantnag, Mohammad Yousuf Gorsi, District Development Commissioner, Dr. Piyush Singla, Director RDD, Director Floriculture, MD JKTDC, Chief Engineer JKPDCL, ADC, ACD, and other concerned officers. The Advisor inspected the 50 MVA receiving sub-station Lisser, Sagam where he was informed that the substation will be augmented 100 percent....

Pharma Association calls on Atal Dulloo, projects various demands
On the occasion, Dulloo hands over 96 promotion orders
Srinagar, August 03 (Scoop News)- J&K Govt Pharmacists Association (JKGPA) today called on Additional Chief Secretary Atal Dulloo and presented a memorandum of demands to him. The deputation was led by JKGPA’s president, Sheikh Mehraj-ud-Din who presented a list of demands before ACS who gave a patient hearing to the visiting deputation. The Association brought forth the matter of issuance of fresh registration in favour of Pharmacists who are working in Health Department. To this, ACS informed the Association that matter is presently under examination with the Pharmacy Council of India and as soon as opinion is received the same will be shared with the administrative department. The ...

Five days remain for applying into National Anthem Singing Competition-2021
Competition being held to celebrate 75 years of Independence
Srinagar, August 03 (Scoop News)- Five days have remained to apply and make entry for National Anthem Singing Competition-2021, initiated by the Jammu and Kashmir Government under the guidance of Lieutenant Governor, Shri Manoj Sinha, to celebrate 75 years of independence and commemorate it as ‘Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav’. Under this initiative, Government has called upon all the individuals and groups, who are domicile(s) of Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, to take part in the national anthem singing competition. The government has invited entries under individual category and group category. Under the individual category, people in two subcategories, 13-18 years and above 18 years o...

Shubam bats for promotion of Jammu Tourism
Gets praise from LG during ‘Awaam ki Awaaz’
Srinagar, August 03 (Scoop News)- A young Jammu Engineering graduate from the Akhnoor region recently got praise from LG, Manoj Sinha for his valuable suggestions regarding development of his home town as a tourist destination. Shubam Dogra admits that mentioning of his name by the LG during the recent episode of ‘Awaam ki Awaaz' came as a surprise for him. He concedes that he was not expecting that his suggestions would be considered but found the administration highly receptive and encouraging. “Now I am hopeful that voice of common people reaches to the top and each suggestion is valued and suitable action is taken in that direction” Shubam reacts on hearing his name featuring in the...

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