Tuesday, July 23, 2019
 
 Kashmir News
Two-day workshop on Disaster Management concludes at Women’s College, M.A Road
Srinagar,July 23 (Scoop News)-Two-day training workshop for girl student volunteers organized by Civil Defense Srinagar in collaboration with JTFRP (Jhelum Tawi Flood Recovery Project) funded by World Bank concluded at Women’s Degree College. M. A road Srinagar here today. The workshop was organized with an objective of imparting the training to 128 girl student volunteers of the Women’s College, in the areas of relief and rescue, in case of natural disasters like earthquakes and floods. The trained instructors from the Civil Defense imparted training to the volunteers on first aid, rescue efforts which included training on CPR (cardiac pulmonary resuscitation) knots, hitches, loops du...

Advisor Sharma calls for joint efforts to tackle drug abuse
Srinagar,July 23 (Scoop News)- Asking the officers to take effective measures to check substance abuse among youth, Advisor to Governor, K K Sharma today said that the menace of drug abuse is the emerging threat in our state and country as a whole, which if left unchecked will consume the future of our youth. The Advisor was speaking at a meeting convened to discuss the steps being taken to address the grave concern of drug menace in the society. Financial Commissioner, Health and Medical Education, Atul Dullo, IGP Crime Mukesh Singh, Medical Superintendent, Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences Dr Arshad and other senior officers were present in the meeting. “The need...

Market JK's Agri produce as 'State Brand': Advisor Khan to officers
Srinagar,July 23 (Scoop News)-Advisor to Governor Farooq Ahmad Khan today impressed upon the Agriculture Department to market the Jammu and Kashmir's agricultural products with proper tag of the State. The Advisor asked the officials to give fillip to the organic farming by specifying areas for its implementation in the state. He was speaking in a meeting held to review the agricultural scenario in the state. Secretary, Agriculture Manzoor Ahmad Lone, Director Agriculture Kashmir Altaf Aijaz Andrabi, Director Agriculture Jammu PS Rathore, Director Sericulture Riyaz Ahmad Wani, Director Command Area Development Kashmir Mohammad Haroon Malik, MD Agro RK Rakhwal, Director Rakhs and ...

Hurriyat welcomes Trump's offer to mediate on Kashmir issue, suggests US and all other nations can play a role in resolving festering Kashmir issue once for all
Srinagar, July 23, (Scoop News)-All Parties Hurriyat Conference once again emphasized that issue of Kashmir is a political and humanitarian concern , lingering for the past seven decades and needs to be resolved keeping both these concerns in view urgently. On the statement of mediation between India and Pakistan on Kashmir issue by US President Donald Trump, APHC said that people of Kashmir being the most affected party in the conflict have always strongly advocated resolution through dialogue at all levels and among India and Pakistan and every effort and push in that direction is welcome. Hurriyat said that India and Pakistan are two responsible nuclear power and should they de...

Navin chairs 3rd SLC meeting
145 cases to tune of Rs 28 crore cleared
Srinagar,July 22 (Scoop News)-The 3rd Meeting of State Level Committee (SLC) was held today under the chairmanship of Principal Secretary Industries & Commerce Department, Navin Kumar Chaudhary to sanction the incentives under Central Package of Incentives. The meeting was attended by the Director Industries & Commerce Jammu, Director Industries & Commerce Kashmir, Director Finance Industries & Commerce Department, Representative of Director General Accounts & Treasuries, General Manager J&K DFC and General Manager DIC Srinagar/Budgam/Pulwama/Baramulla. The General Managers DICs of Jammu Province were also part of meeting through Video Conferencing. Both, the Federation Chamber of...

Govt. committed to address issues of people on priority: Advisor Skandan
Srinagar,July 22 (Scoop News)- Advisor to Governor K Skandan today reiterated that the Governor’s administration is committed in its endeavour to address all the genuine issues of people on priority. The Advisor made these remarks while chairing a public grievance redressal camp here at Governor’s Grievance Cell, Church Lane, Sonawar. As many as 37 public deputations and individuals hailing from different areas of Kashmir valley put their demands and grievances before the Advisor. A deputation of Civil Society from Kangan apprised the Advisor about various developmental issues concerning the subdivision. Another deputation of Carpet Weavers from Ashtangoo, Bandipora demanded a...

Unity in diversity strength of our state: Tarigami
Srinagar,July 22 (Scoop News)- An irreversible movement for a genuine sharing of power and self-governance is the only means to put together the state of Jammu and Kashmir, considered to be a variant of sub-continental diversities, with its multi-religious, multi-lingual and multi-cultural polity. This requires a new mindset and a new culture of governance. The state, as a political entity, owes its growth to various historical and political factors. Undoubtedly, its historical unity, integrity or cohesion cannot be negotiated or compromised, except at the cost of its social and political stability. At the same time the existence of diverse ethnicities in different regions of the state,...

Governor’s appeal to militants seeking help against corruption is a confession of failure of institutions
Let us all support war against corruption… Er Rasheed.
Srinagar,July 22 (Scoop News)-Reacting to Governor’s revelations claiming involvement of few Ex Minister’s in corruption and other scams AIP president Er Rasheed has said that any step taken with sincerity to eradicate corruption should be welcomed and it is most appropriate to take bigger fishes to task on priority, however asking militants to kill corrupt politicians is a confession that government has miserably failed to handle the issue and has thus sought militants help to eradicate corruption. In a statement issued today Er Rasheed said. “It is a bitter fact that politicians especially ministers have earned fortunes out of sufferings of masses but bigger fishes in police and civ...

Public Interaction meeting held by Srinagar Police
:Srinagar,July 21 (Scoop News)- Continuing with its public outreach programme, Srinagar police facilitated a public interaction meeting at SDPO office west. The meeting was chaired by SDPO West Shri Furkan Qadri-JKPS. Community members and representatives of village Khojbaugh and Maloora participated in the meeting. They raised various issues including drug menace, traffic congestion,encroachment, market checking and other issues. The main aim of the meeting was to interact with the community members and representatives from the area to seek their cooperation for policing activities being undertaken in the area. The chairing officer assured the participants that their genuine...

SDPO Zakura organised Police- Public meeting at Dargah Hazratbal
Srinagar,July 21 (Scoop News)-As a part of its public outreach programme, Srinagar Police today organized a police public meeting at a Park in Dargah area of Hazratbal. The meeting was chaired by SDPO Zakura Musadiq Majid Basu-KPS along with SHO Police Station Nigeen. The meeting was attended by the respectable citizens and community members from the neighbouring area. During the meeting several issues including drug menace, destroying bhung on the banks of Dal lake, Identification of mischief mongers, check on the movement of anti-social elements indulging in criminal activities. Seeking cooperation of the Sikharawala in maintaining a safe environment inside the lake for the conven...

Manzoor Lone reviews implementation of RKVY-RAFTAAR
Rs. 22.64 crore proposed for sanction by State Level Sanctioning Committee
Srinagar,July 21 (Scoop News)-Secretary Agriculture Production Department, Manzoor Ahmad Lone today chaired a meeting to review Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana- Remunerative Approaches for Agriculture and Allied Sectors Rejuvenation (RKVY-RAFTAAR) 2019-20. The meeting reviewed department-wise allocation and expenditure during 2018-2019 and discussed the proposed projects and plants to be taken for the year 2019-20 by all departments. The meeting was attended by Director Agriculture Kashmir, Syed Altaf Aijaz Andrabi, Director Agriculture Jammu, P.S. Rathore , MD Agro Industries Development. R.K. Rakwal, Director Sericulture, Riyaz Ahmad, Director Command Area Development, Jammu and Manag...

From North to South people will vote for PUF
Traditional parties feeling the heat : Er. Rasheed
Srinagar,July 21 (Scoop News)-AIP president and PUF leader Er. Rasheed has reiterated that strengthening People's United Front (PUF) is need of the hour and masses have realized that. Concluding his two day tour of Kokernag constituency Er. Rasheed interacted with around two dozen deputations hailing from different areas and belonging to different sections of society. Addressing workers meet at Daksum Er. Rasheed said that PUF will replace the traditional dead wood from J&K politics. He said "PUF will not only work hard to represent political aspirations but will certainly try to give a far better model of Governance, where everyone from top to bottom must always feel himself ac...

Stresses upon involvement of more youth in games
Budgam, July 21 (Scoop News)-A meeting was chaired today by DDC Budgam Dr. Syed Sehrish Asgar (IAS) to review status of District wide games in the discipline of chess & carrom under the age group of 25 years for boys & girls in Budgam. Among others, ADC Budgam, District Panchayat officer, Block Development Officers and officers & officials of concerned Department were present on the occasion. Speaking on the occasion, DDC Budgam said that it is important to channelize the energy of youth in right direction, in this context, games provide an opportunity & hold critical position in shaping attitude, behavior & health of boys & girls. It is pertinent to mention that these games ar...

Atal Duloo reviews status of developmental projects in Anantnag
Anantnag, ,July 20 (Scoop News)- Financial Commissioner Health & Medical Education, Atal Duloo, who is also in-charge Secretary district Anantnag, today chaired a meeting of the officers and engineers of Anantnag here and took a detailed review of the developmental works, mega and languishing projects under execution in district Anantnag. Atal Duloo directed the officers and engineers to speed up the pace of construction work and complete the projects in a stipulated time frame. He asked the DDC Anantnag to fix the responsibility to the concerned officers and engineering for completing the projects and delays caused if any resulting in cost escalation. He emphasized upon the Officers ...

Public Grievances being redressed in time bound manner: Advisor Sharma
Srinagar,July 20 (Scoop News)-Advisor to Governor, Kewal Kumar Sharma today said that the government has ensured that the grievances projected by different sections of society are redressed in a time bound manner and requisite directions have also been passed to the different departments for ensuring that the pace of various flagship schemes is fast paced and people get benefited by these. The Advisor was interacting with scores of deputations who called on him from different areas of the Kashmir division during his public interaction at Governor’s Grievance cell at church lane, here today. Senior Officers of different departments including Chief Engineers, SEs of R&B, PHE, I&FC, LA...

Div Com Directs for preparation of DPR within 20 days
Srinagar,July 20 (Scoop News)- To revive dying handicraft of the Kashmir, the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today said that government will develop a craft market in Shehr-i-Khaas for the upliftment of artisans, which will eliminate middleman ship so that artisans will be able to directly sell their items to the locals and tourists also. The market will also provide a livelihood to the unemployed youth of the Down Town. The Divisional Commissioner further said that the upcoming Craft Market will be incorporated with Jhelum Water Transport and Smart City Project. He directed Handicraft and Handloom departments to prepare a Detailed Project Report (DPR) which...

Div Com reviews progress of CS schemes under power sector
Srinagar,July 20 (Scoop News)-The Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today chaired a Divisional Level Committee (DLC) meeting to review progress of Centrally Sponsored (CS) schemes of power sector viz- DDUGJY, IPDS, RGGVY-II, PMDP and SAUBHAGYA. All Deputy Commissioners of the valley briefed the meeting regarding the progress and implementation of the PDD schemes in their respective districts. Various issues regarding land and structure acquisition, assessment of crop damages, Private Negotiation Committee (PNC) meetings, public resentment for installation of transformers and electric poles, forest clearance, shifting of utilities, realignment of water pipes and ot...

Kansal reviews progress on externally funded infrastructure projects
Srinagar,July 20 (Scoop News)- Jammu & Kashmir Economic Reconstruction Agency (JKERA) has completed 170 externally funded infrastructure projects in the State with a cumulative investment of Rs 3305 crore. This information was given at a high-level meeting chaired by Principal Secretary, Planning, Development & Monitoring Department, Rohit Kansal here this morning to review the progress of externally funded infrastructure projects. CEO, JKERA, Vikas Kundal briefed the meeting in detail about the physical and financial progress of externally funded infrastructure projects being executed in the State. The meeting was informed that JKERA began its activities on ground in 2006 star...

Advisor Kumar reviews development, security scenario in Doda
Doda, July 20 (Scoop News)-Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar visited Doda to review the progress on major development projects besides taking stock of the security scenario in the district. The Advisor convened a meeting with the district officers of various departments to review the project-wise status of all ongoing development projects. DGP, Dilbag Singh, ADGP Law and Order Munir Khan, DDC Doda Dr Sagar D Doifode, SSP Doda Shabir Ahmed Malik, ADDC Imam Din, ADC Kishori Lal Sharma, ACR Kaiser Ahmed Bhawani, ACD Davender Singh Bhau besides other senior officers were present in the meeting. DDC gave a detailed presentation on sector-wise progress of major projects and key flagshi...

Governor express grief over demise of Sheila Dikshit
Srinagar,July 20 (Scoop News)-Governor Satya Pal Malik has expressed grief over the sad demise of Ms. Sheila Dikshit, former Chief Minister of Delhi. In a condolence message, Governor has prayed for peace to the departed soul and strength to the bereaved family members. Governor described the former Delhi Chief Minister as a widely respected public figure whose contribution for the development of Delhi will always be remembered....

Kashmir Journalists protest against ToI's baseless report
Srinagar,July 20 (Scoop News)-Scores of Kashmiri journalists on Saturday held a silent protest at the Kashmir Press Club premises against the baseless and misleading report published in Times of India the other day. Journalists from both national and regional media vociferously condemned the malicious report which was based entirely on fabrication and concoction on part of Srinagar based reporter. Journalists in unanimous voice said that said reporter has no right to defame credible institutions like the Kashmir Press Club, Kashmir Editors Guild and English daily Kashmir Reader. Besides this, the protesting journalists also deplored the act of labeling Kashmiri jou...

MP Namgyal thanks PM, Governor for making Ladakh division fully functional
Srinagar, July 04 (Scoop News)- Member Parliament from Ladakh Jamyang Tsering Namgyal has expressed his gratitude to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and State Administrative Council headed by Governor Satya Pal Malik for granting divisional status and according approval for the creation of 495 posts of various categories for the newly-created administrative unit of Ladakh division. Namgyal said that with the establishment of different offices in the region, a long pending demand of the people has been fulfilled which will lead to a new era of development and sense of satisfaction among the people of Ladakh division as it will give recognition to its unique identity. In a significant...

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