Sunday, September 27, 2020
 
 Kashmir News
All forces have sacrificed number of officers and Jawans in achieving peace in J&K:DGP
Srinagar, September 27 (Scoop News)-Director-General of Police J&K, Dilbag Singh said that all forces have sacrificed number of officers and Jawans in achieving peace in the Jammu & Kashmir, and it is time to exert more pressure on the terrorists and their supporters. He stressed for intensified cordon and search operations to flush out the terrorists, who are desperate to disturb peace & order on the behest of Pakistan terror agents and also their agents present in the valley. Addressing to Jawans the DGP said that during the current year, the intensified anti-terror operations have yielded good results across Jammu and Kashmir against the terrorists, yet we have to continue our a...

Samoon distributes award among winner students of online Urdu essay Competition
Srinagar, September 26 (Scoop News)-Jammu and Kashmir Urdu Council today organised a function here to felicitate the winner students of online Urdu essay competition held in June this year. Principal Secretary, School Education and Skill Development, Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon was the Chief Guest on the occasion while the award distribution function was presided over by noted cartoonist Bashir Ahmed Bashir. About 13 participant students including first, second and third besides 10 consolation position holders were awarded with cash rewards, mementos, certificates and books. Hayfa Sajad of Mallison Girls School, Razia Sultan of Zoon Islamic School Hajin, Bandipora and Mehr-o-Muzaffar of...

JKAACL introduces new Poetic Genre 'Treyoat'
Srinagar, September 26 (Scoop News)- The Jammu and Kashmir Academy of Art, Culture and Languages (JKAACL) today organized a seminar to introduce 'Treyoat', a new Poetic Genre in Kashmiri literature created by poet Gulab Saify from Chenab Valley. Secretary Tourism and Culture Departments, Sarmad Hafeez, who was also chief guest on the occasion, said that the government of Jammu and Kashmir is committed to preserve and promote our regional dialects and literature. He assured full support to the Academy and the literary personalities of the UT towards achieving their goals in the world of literature and culture. While introducing Treyoat, Poet Gulab Saify said that among all the well estab...

Samoon inaugurates job fair at ITI Bagh-i-Dilawar Khan
‘Similar events to be held in all other Districts’
Srinagar, September 26 (Scoop News)- A job Fair was organized today here at Government Industrial Training Institute (ITI) Bagh-i-Dilawar Khan in which 12 companies and 325 pass outs of the Institute participated for recruitment. The participating Companies were Jamkash Vehicleads Pvt Limited Hyderpora, ALBA Power Pvt Limited Rangreth, Fungicides India Limited Rangreth, Kashmir Motora MA Road, Stag Trading International Srinagar, Saheb International Hyderpora, Continental Heating Ventilation & Air Conditioning Rangreth, Oriental Stores Hari Singh High Street, AMCO Constructions Equipment Pvt Ltd Rangreth, Alfa Automobiles Karan Nagar, Metfab Pvt Ltd Rangreth and City Infra Ltd Rangret...

Extend full support to CUK in setting up of varsity at Tulmulla: Div Com to deptt heads
CUK VC details progress of the University
Ganderbal, September 26 (Scoop News)-Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Shri. P K Pole Saturday directed the district administration Ganderbal and all the heads of the Civil, Electric, Irrigation and Flood Control, Revenue, Jal Shakti, and other departments to extend full support and cooperation to the authorities in the Central University of Kashmir (CUK) for the establishment of permanent structures at the designated campus at Tulmulla here. “The establishment of Central University of Kashmir is a mega and important project as thousands of students from Jammu and Kashmir and other parts of the Country will be pursuing their higher education in it. Our priority should be to extend fulles...

DPC Family Welfare, MCH & Immunization promotes 55 eligible employees
Srinagar, September 26 (Scoop News)-The Departmental Promotion Committee (DPC) of Family Welfare, MCH and Immunization J&K, which met under the Chairmanship of its Director Dr. Chander Parkash, cleared the promotion cases of 55 eligible employees of both the divisions of Jammu and Kashmir. In addition, the process of clearance to other categories of employees of the department by the DPC is underway. ...

J&K Govt resuming operation of Gulmarg Gondola Section-I on weekends from Sept 27
Srinagar, September 26 (Scoop News)-The government of Jammu and Kashmir has decided to resume the commercial operation of Gulmarg Gondola Section-I (Gulmarg – Kongdoori) on weekends, starting from September 27, 2020- the World Tourism Day. As per the concerned authorities the operations will be carried out only twice a week viz Saturdays and Sundays by observing requisite protocols of Covid-19 viz maintaining social distance, sanitization of cabins before and after boarding and de-boarding of passengers, compulsory wearing of masks by all, etc. No tourist shall be allowed to board the Gondola without wearing of masks and any tourist with temperature exceeding 99° Celsius shall not be ...

B2V-Phase 3 implementation: RDD Kashmir hosts orientation training for DLMTs
Srinagar, September 26 (Scoop News)- Secretary Rural Development & Department & Panchayati Raj, Sheetal Nanda, today chaired a training session for District Level Master Trainers (DLMT)s of Kashmir Division regarding Back to Village Programme Phase-III(B2V3), here at the meeting hall of Directorate of Rural Development Kashmir. Director Rural Development Kashmir, Qazi Sarwar, besides Director General Planning Department and District Resource Personnel viz District Panchayat Officers and Block Development Officers of Kashmir Division were also present. Director Rural Development Jammu, Sudarshan Kumar, and other Resource Personnel from Jammu Division participated through virtual mode. D...

Advisor Baseer Khan visits Kulgam, holds public outreach programme
Kulgam,September 26 (Scoop News)-Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Baseer Ahmad Khan, today visited Kulgam and took stock of grievances and demands of the people under ongoing Jan Abhiyaan programme. Scores of Associations met the Advisor which inter alia included Fruit Growers Association Kulgam, Transport Association, Religious Heads Association, Traders Association, Kulgam Working Journalist Association besides public delegations from D.H.Pora, Qaimoo, Kund, Devsar, Awqaaf Committee, Kund-Kulgam, Frisal, Yaripora and other areas. They apprised the Advisor of their issues and concerns seeking an early redressal to the same. Advisor passed on spot directions to the concerned officers f...

Handwara Police arrests a terrorist associate; Arms and ammunitions recovered
Srinagar, September 26 (Scoop News)-Police in Handwara along with security forces have arrested a terrorist associate in Mandigam Kralgund area and recovered arms & ammunition from his possession. On a specific input, a cordon and search operation was launched by Handwara Police along with 32RR and 92BN CRPF in the orchards of Village Mandigam Kralgund. During search, one terrorist associate identified as Akeel Ahmad Parray son of Wali Mohd resident of Mandigam Kralgund was apprehended. Incriminating materials including arms and ammunitions were recovered from his possession. Preliminary investigation reveals that he is an active terrorist associate, linked with proscribed terror outf...

JK Local Bodies Panch Sarpanch Association calls on Advisor Baseer Khan
Srinagar, September 25 (Scoop News)- A deputation of JK Local Bodies Panch Sarpanch Association led by its President Molvi Tariq today called on Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Baseer Ahmad Khan and raised several issues. Molvi Tariq while interacting with the Advisor raised the challenges faced by them in and sought the intervention of the Advisor for their redressal. He demanded for an increase in the honorarium of the Panchs and Sarpanchs and said that they should be provided accommodation within their own districts. They also demanded they should be kept in loop about the pre and post execution of works. He said that they are working with utmost dedication for the strengthening of g...

Poor can’t afford flu vaccine, provide it free: DAK to authorities
Srinagar, September 25 (Scoop News)-Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Friday urged health authorities in Kashmir valley to provide free flu vaccine to poor people. “That would increase vaccine uptake and save lives,” said DAK President and influenza expert Dr Nisar ul Hassan. “Poor are not getting vaccinated against the flu and cost is the barrier. One flu vaccine costs Rs 1680. High cost of the vaccine keeps it out of reach for poor people,” he said “The price makes flu vaccine inaccessible to poor,” said DAK President adding “unaffordability of the vaccine is putting lives of poor people at serious risk.” “Unvaccinated individuals not only risk themselves, but they put the he...

A saner voice has been silenced by brutal violence: CPI(M)
Srinagar, September 25 (Scoop News)-While condemning the killing of Advocate Babar Qadri, CPI(M) leader Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami on Friday said killing of unarmed civilians cannot be justified in any way. Killing of unarmed person is an act of barbarism and must be condemned in one voice. Cycles of violence have been going on in Kashmir but what has been achieved so-far? Whom does violence suit? There is need to ponder over the persistent violence and society must come out and express itself against such brutal acts of violence. He expressed sympathies with the bereaved family. ...

Jammu & Kashmir Health Warriors claims settled under ‘Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package
Insurance Scheme for Health Workers Fighting COVID-19’
Srinagar, September 25 (Scoop News)- Jammu & Kashmir Government like other States/UT’s is fighting COVID-19 pandemic with grit and determination. And health workers are at the forefront of this fight. So far seven of the health workers, while on duty, contracted the virus and lost their precious life while fighting against this dreaded virus. Ministry of Health & Family Welfare Government of India under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package provides an insurance cover of Rs. 50 lakh to a total of around 22.12 lakh public healthcare providers across the country, including community health workers, who may have to be in direct contact and care of COVID-19 patients and who may be at risk...

Delegation of Department of Bio Resources calls on Asgar Samoon
Proposes introduction of Bio Resources as a separate subject at +2 level
Srinagar, September 25 (Scoop News)- A delegation of Department of Bio Resources comprising faculty and students under the leadership of Head of Department of Bio Resources, Dr. Manzoor Ahmad Mir today called on Principal Secretary, School Education and Skill Development Department, Dr. Asgar Hassan Samoon. The delegation submitted a comprehensive proposal regarding introduction of Bio Resources at +2 level in school education which was thoroughly discussed besides syallabi, scope and need for skill enhanced courses like Bio Resources was also deliberated upon. Samoon assured the delegation that all possibilities would be explored to introduce Bio Resources as a separate subject at + 2 ...

Commissioner Secretary I&C visits Bemina Woollen Mills
Emphasizes introduction of new product ranges, strengthening of marketing networks
Srinagar, September 25 (Scoop News)- Commissioner Secretary Industries & Commerce, M K Dwivedi, today visited Government Woollen Mills Bemina and took stock of ongoing works there being undertaken under the World Bank funded Jehlum Tawi Flood Recovery Project (JTFRP). Managing Director JKI, Sanjay Handoo briefed the Commissioner Secretary that new machinery is being procured to replace those which had been damaged during the 2014 floods under JTFRP besides a Showroom cum Interpretation Centre is being constructed involving a total cost of Rs. 11.74 crore. Commissioner Secretary was informed that with the installation of new machinery the production capacity of the unit would increase si...

DGP J&K rewards 25 CRPF personnel for excellent performance
Srinagar, September 25 (Scoop News)-Appreciating the excellent performance of CRPF personnel on counter-terror front, Director General of Police Shri Dilbag Singh has accorded the grant of Commendation Certificate Class-1 along with cash reward to twenty-five CRPF personnel. As per the order issued by Police Headquarters, ASI/GD Nounihal Singh has been rewarded with a Commendation certificate class-1st along with cash reward of rupees twenty thousand, CT/GD Narendra Kumar and HC/GD Rajesh Kumar have been rewarded with commendation certificate Class-1 along with cash reward of rupees fifteen thousand each for showing excellent presence of mind and swift action during a terror attac...

DGP J&K sanctions Meritorious Scholarship/Scholarship of over Rs. 1.35 lakhs for 16 Police Wards
Srinagar, September 25 (Scoop News)- Continuing with its endeavour to boost the morale and assist the wards of Police personnel, Director-General of Police, J&K Shri Dilbag Singh has sanctioned meritorious scholarship in favour of six wards of serving police personnel. He also sanctioned scholarship in favour of ten wards of SPOs who laid down their lives in violence/militancy related incidents in the J&K. Vide Police Headquarters Order No. 2522 rupees 61,500 in favour of six wards of serving police personnel who have secured 80% and above marks in the annual examination of graduation/Post Graduation during the academic session 2019-2020. Rupees 12000 each has been sanctioned ...

Kifayat Rizvi reviews functioning of DRCC’s of Kashmir Division
Srinagar, September 24 (Scoop News)-To review the functioning of District Red Cross Committees (DRCC’s) of Kashmir Division, a meeting of Chairmen of District Red Cross Committees was held here today. The meeting was chaired by Kifayat H. Rizvi, Honorary General Secretary, IRCS-J&K UT Branch and Additional Deputy Commissioners (ADC’s) of all districts represented Chairmen in the meeting. At the outset, Honorary General Secretary praised the District Committees of IRCS for their excellent relief work during the COVID-19 pandemic terming the distribution of masks, sanitizers, soaps, food kits, bed sheets and other material to COVID Centers as hallmark of the relief works. The District Co...

Ensure timely distribution of the rabi inputs among the farmers: Dir Agri
Srinagar, September 24 (Scoop News)-The Director Agriculture, Kashmir has asked the district officers and field functionaries of the department to ensure timely distribution of the rabi inputs among the farmers for hassle free agriculture operations ahead besides booking cent percent expenditure within the prescribed time period. These directions were issued by the officer while reviewing the crop- status, up to date expenditure under Capex, progress on central sponsored schemes and availability and distribution of Rabi inputs, at an online meeting with all Chief Agriculture officers of the Kashmir Division today. While elaborating the future prospectus of honey production for upliftin...

Terrorist killed in encounter in Awantipora
Srinagar, September 24 (Scoop News)- One terrorist was killed by security forces in an encounter in Awantipora. Police said that on a specific input regarding presence of terrorists in Machama area of Awantipora, a joint cordon and search operation was launched by Awantipora Police, 42 RR and 180 BN CRPF in the said area. During the search operation, as the presence of terrorist got ascertained he was given opportunity to surrender, however instead he fired indiscriminately upon the joint search party, which was retaliated leading to an encounter. In the ensuing encounter, one terrorist was killed and his body was retrieved from the site of encounter. The killed ...

Vikas Kundal inspects development works being executed by JKPCC
Srinagar,September 24 (Scoop News)-Managing Director Jammu and Kashmir Projects Construction Corporation (JKPCC), Vikas Kundal, today inspected various ongoing works being executed by the Corporation. Chief Engineer JKPCC, ND Khawaja and Superintending Engineer JKPCC, Showkat Ahmad Dar accompanied the Managing Director. Managing Director inspected several ongoing development works being done in the LD Hospital under JTFRP scheme and instructed the concerned Engineers to speed up the pace of work for timely completion. While inspecting ongoing works at Shariefabad Bridge, he asked the concerned officers to expedite the pace of work on the project so that the project is completed. Later, ...

Reduce the gap between Industries and Institutes: Dr Samoon
Takes stock of preparedness of centrally sponsored STRIVE project
Srinagar, September 24 (Scoop News)-Principal Secretary School Education and Skill Development, Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon today said that Skill Development Institutions needs recalibration with the Industrial requirements. The Principal Secretary made these remarks while chairing the meeting of UT screening committee for ‘Skill Strengthening for Industrial Value Enhancement (STRIVE)' project. Sajad Hussain Ganai, Director Skill Development, J&K; Vinit Saksena, Deputy Director Regional, Directorate of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship GoI and other officers and officials of Skill development department were present in the meeting. Representatives of industrial sector from Srinagar and...

J&K Women's Football captain calls on Advisor Khan
Felicitates Kuldeep Handoo for being first Dronacharya Awardee from J&K
Srinagar, September 24 (Scoop News)-Captain of J&K Women's Football team, Afsha Ashiq today called on Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Farooq Khan here and discussed various issues related to the sports developmental programmes and other related activities in Jammu and Kashmir. Afsha Ashiq gave feedback to the Advisor about the scenario of infrastructure for football game for women and coaching facilities in the region. On the occasion, Advisor Khan assured her that the government is focused to give further boost to the sports programmes in the UT to enable the local youth to excel nationally and internationally in different sports activities. He said the government is utilizing all res...

Advisor Baseer Khan reviews winter preparedness of PDD
“Reduce unscheduled power cuts, maintain buffer stocks, intensify inspections to meet eventuality during winters”
Srinagar, September 24 (Scoop News)-Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Baseer Ahmad Khan today chaired a meeting to review the preparedness of Power Development Department with regard to power supply for the upcoming winter season in Kashmir Division. During the meeting, the Advisor directed the officers to prepare a comprehensive contingency plan in order to meet the winter requirements which witnesses a heavy load. The meeting was attended by Managing Director, KPDCL, Chief Engineer, KPDCL, Kashmir, Chief Engineer Projects, Chief Engineer JKPTCL Kashmir Transmission, Chief Engineer Planning and Procurement. He asked them to focus on areas of concern and keep rapid action teams ready an...

Advisor Khan takes stock of facilities for devotees at several Srinagar shrines
Visits shrines of Syed Yaqoob Sahib (RA), Asim Shah (RA)-Qasim Shah (RA)
Srinagar, September 24 (Scoop News)-Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Farooq Khan today visited the shrines of Sufi Saints, Hazrat Mir Syed Yaqoob Sahib (RA) at Sonawar and Asim Shah (RA) and Qasim Shah (RA) at Cheshma Shahi here. Advisor Khan was accompanied by other officials of the Wakf board. During his visit, Advisor Khan took stock of the facilities available at the shrines while taking a round of the premises of the shrines and reviewed the facilities being provided to the devotees. On the occasion, Advisor Khan stressed on the officers to ensure the best possible facilities for the visiting devotees. At Sonawar shrine, he visited the site for construction of the new ablution fac...

KVIC to train 500 persons before Gandhi jayanti
PMTC, KVIC, kick started trainings at various districts of Kashmir
Srinagar, September 24 (Scoop News)-Khadi and Village Industries Commission, Ministry of MSME, Government of India has started campaign to provide trainings to 500 persons on various traditional trades of Kashmir before Gandhi Jayanti. In this connection Training Centre namely Production Cum Marketing Cum Training Centre (PMTC) of KVIC has already started 12 training courses on various trades. Worth to mention here that PMTC KVIC Pampore has started these training which include computer training at Chiwdara budgam , Tilla embroidery at kathipora baramulla, cutting & tailoring at kazipora baramulla. PMTC, KVIC on 17.09.2020 started 15 days training course on Jam and Jelly at Sam...

For the promotion of Honey,GoI likely to Sanction High Altitude Honey Mission
under Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan in UT of JK soon
Srinagar, September 24 (Scoop News)-To review the crop- status, up to date expenditure under Capex, progress on central sponsored schemes and preparations at district level regarding availability and distribution of Rabi inputs, Director Agriculture Kashmir Altaf Aijaz Andrabi today convened an online meeting with all Chief Agriculture officers of the Kashmir Division. While elaborating the future prospectus of honey production Director Agriculture during the meeting said, for uplifting the honey cottage industry in the UT of J&K, Government of India is likely in a process of sanctioning a project for High Altitude Honey Mission under Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan. He directed the ...

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