Tuesday, July 23, 2019
 
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Ongoing marriage season, upcoming Eid-ul-Azha festival
Mutton, poultry supplies to be transported through Mughal Road: Div Com
Srinagar: July 23 (Scoop News)- Due to frequent landslides and erratic weather conditions on the National Highway, the Divisional Commissioner on Tuesday directed concerned officers to divert all trucks, loaded with mutton and poultry supplies from Jammu to the Valley through Mughal Road so that the adequate stocks are maintained for the ongoing marriage season and upcoming Eid-ul-Zuha festival in Kashmir Division. He asked representatives of Kothadhaar Unions to start importing 150 sheep trucks per day and stock up 2500 trucks within a fortnight so that there is no shortage of mutton. It was informed that 40 days of poultry stock is available in the Kashmir Division to the consu...

Governor congratulates Vice Chancellor, SKUAST-K
Srinagar,July 23 (Scoop News)-Governor Satya Pal Malik, Chancellor of the Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology Kashmir, has congratulated Prof. Nazeer Ahmed, Vice Chancellor of the University, his colleagues, staff and students for securing the 13th position, among the 75 State Agricultural Universities/ Indian Council of Agricultural Research Institutes of the country. The Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi, has brought out these rankings for the year 2018. Conveying his greetings, Governor has expressed the hope that, at the next annual ranking, SKUAST-K shall find its place within the top ten Agricultural Universities of the country. ...

SASB launches Sanitation drive
Srinagar,July 23 (Scoop News)- On the directions of Governor Satya Pal Malik, Chairman of Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board (SASB), a four day mid Yatra sanitation cum camp cleaning drive in all the Yatra camps and along the track carried out from 21st July to 24th July 2019. Sh. Umang Narula, Chief Executive Officer of the Shrine Board informed that this entire campaign is being implemented by the Shrine Board in close collaboration with the Pahalgam Development Authority and the Sonamarg Development Authority in their respective areas of jurisdiction. The cleaning and sanitation operations in the Yatra Camps are being carried out vigorously under the personal supervision of works wing ...

Nodal officers nominated for Jammu Division DIETs
Jammu,July 23 (Scoop News)-To provide safe and secure environment in government schools, Nodal officers have been nominated in all the DIETs of Jammu Division. As per a departmental handout, an order in this regard has been issued by Director School Education Jammu Anuradha Gupta with a direction to designate Nodal officer child protection at all the DIETs for coordinating child protection activities in respective districts. Pertinently, the Directorate of School Education Jammu has taken various initiatives for child protection like constituting counselling cells at different levels (DSEJ, DIETs, and Schools), Publicizing emergency numbers in schools, Launching tele-counselling...

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 ...

Cultural program organised at DIPR auditorium
Srinagar,July 23 (Scoop News)- Firdous Dramatic Club in collaboration with Directorate of Information and Public Relations (DIPR) and Jammu and Kashmir Academy of Art, Culture and Languages today presented a colourful cultural programme here at DIPR auditorium. During the cultural programme, artists presented beautiful songs in the local languages including Urdu and Kashmiri. A programme based on the theme of drug de-addiction was also performed by the artists. Director Information and Public Relations Gulzar Ahmad Dar was the chief guest on the occasion. Former Director Informatio...

GOC Chinar Corps meets Hajj Yatris at Hajj house
Srinagar,July 22 (Scoop News)- As part of Army’s sustained initiative to connect with people of all walks of life in Kashmir, GOC Chinar Corps Lt Gen KJS Dhillon met the Hajj Yatris at Hajj House on 22 Jul 2019. Speaking on the occasion, the Corps Commander said “Every Muslim dreams that one day he would go for Hajj. But, there are only a few who make it". He congratulated the lucky ones for getting the opportunity to this cherished lifelong dream. On behalf of the Indian Army, Lt Gen KJS Dhillon wished all Hajj Yatris a safe journey and sublime spiritual experience. On earlier occasions, the Chinar Corps Commander had also interacted with pilgrims coming for Kheer Bhawani Mela at Tull...

Advisor Sharma for settlement of HR issues of employees
Srinagar,,July 22 (Scoop News)- Advisor to Governor, KK Sharma today directed the officers to make a comprehensive roadmap for settlement of various issues related to the management of human resources in different departments. The Advisor was speaking at a meeting convened to discuss issues related to the departments of PDD, R&B, PHE Irrigation Flood control, housing and urban development and science and technology. Principal Secretary Housing And Urban Development, Dheeraj Gupta, Commissioner Secretary R&B Khursheed Ahmed Shah, Secretary Science and Technology Rigzin Samphel, senior officers of PDD, PHE, Irrigation and Flood Control and other concerned were present in the meetin...

DC Anantnag discusses strategy for eradication of drug abuse
Anantnag,July 22 (Scoop News)-Deputy Commissioner Anantnag, Khalid Jahangir today chaired a meeting to discuss and work out a strategy to weed out the menace of drug abuse in the district. ADC Anantnag, ACD, all the SDMs, DSP Headquarters, Dy. CMO, Dy. CEO, DEPO, all the Tehsildars, Assistant Controller Drugs, Anantnag, In Charge Excise Department Anantnag, In Charge Drug De – Addiction Centre Anantnag, representatives from all the Government Degree Colleges of the district and other concerned officers attended the meeting. Role and responsibility of all the stakeholders with special responsibility on educational institutions, general public and parents were discussed in detail. ...

Presence of OGW of Terrorism is a perpetual security threat: Chrungoo
Jammu,July 22 (Scoop News)-Ashwani Kumar Chrungoo, BJP State Spokesperson on Kashmir Affairs said that the recent declaration of the Government that, the number of the over ground workers, connected with terrorism is ten times the number of active terrorists in the state, is a serious issue. In fact, the presence of the OGW of terrorism is a perpetual security threat not only to the state as a whole but also to the society at large. The data prepared by the State Crime Record Bureau reveals that there is a ration of 1 to 20 between terrorists and OGW. As long as the OGWs enjoy freedom to act and work behind the scene as cover to terror operations by way of a shield to the terror op...

Rs. 1.92 crore distributed among 48000 farmers under PM-KISAN in Budgam
ADC stresses on speedy work to complete the target of 74000 farmers in 3 days tim
Budgam, July 22 (Scoop News)-The Additional Deputy Commissioner Budgam (ADC), Mushtaq Ahmad Simnani today said that Rs. 1.92 crore has been distributed among the 48000 famer beneficiaries under PM-KISAN Samman Nidhi scheme (PM KSN) in Budgam so far. This was revealed by the ADC while chairing a review meeting of status of PM-KISAN implementation in the district at New Conference Hall, Budgam. Among others, the meeting was attended by Chief Agriculture Officer, Shabir Ahmad Allaqband, District Informatics Officers, Rauf Ahmad, Lead Bank Officer, Aliyas Naqeeb, Tehsildar Headquarter Nisak-ul-Haq, all zonal officers of Agricultural department and other concerned. At the outset, th...

Dr Samoon reviews progress on various developmental projects in Bandipora district
Bandipora ,July 20 (Scoop News)-Principal Secretary, Transport, Animal and Sheep Husbandry Department Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon on Saturday chaired a meeting of officers to review the development activities in Bandipora district. The meeting was attended by District Development Commissioner Bandipora Shahbaz Ahmad Mirza, Additional District Development Commissioner Mohammad Yousuf Mir, Additional Deputy Commissioner Zahoor Ahmad Mir, Assistant Commissioner Revenue Reyaz Ahmad Beigh, Joint Director Planning Imtiyaz Ahmad , Heads of various departments, District officers and other senior officers of the district. On the occasion DDC Bandipora gave a detailed account of various development...

Financial institutions can act as bridge between startups and innovation ecosystems: Advisor Skandan
Inaugurates ‘Smart JK Hackathon’ at JKEDI
Srinagar,July 20 (Scoop News)-The Advisor to Governor K Skandan today urged financial institutions to give a thought for ‘positive policy’ to fund startups by associating them with innovation ecosystems to guide them in their early stages of business. The Advisor stated this during a launch ceremony of ‘Smart JK Hackathon’—the first State-level Innovation Competition—at J&K Entrepreneurship Development Institute (EDI), Pampore. The one-and-a-half-month long innovation competition is aimed to institutionalize a model for harnessing the creativity and technical expertise of students and innovators to an already defined problem statement. There are six focus sectors including Agricult...

High-level committee on Dal Lake calls on Advisor Sharma
Srinagar,July 20 (Scoop News)-A high-level committee on Dal Conservation constituted by the High Court today called on the Advisor to the Governor K K Sharma and discussed in detail the remedial measures to be undertaken for conservation of Dal Lake. The committee headed by E Sreeedaran also includes Nivideta Haran, MC Mehta and Mangu Singh as its members. The meeting discussed the measures being taken up for conservation of the Dal and also suggested several new scientific innovative interventions to be undertaken. The meeting also discussed the rehabilitation measures for dal dwellers, augmentation of the STPs, scientific treatment of the waste, providing alternate route...

DDC Budgam reviews status of Social Welfare schemes in district
Stresses on early registration of all genuine beneficiaries
Budgam, July 20 (Scoop News)-The District Development Commissioner, Budgam, Dr. Syed Sehrish Asgar today chaired a meeting to review the status and progress of various centrally and state sponsored social welfare schemes under different categories belonging to economically and physically weaker sections and other privileged category. Among others, the meeting was attended by ADC Budgam, Mushtaq Ahmad Simnani, all SDMs, Tehsildars, TSOs, NYCs and other concerned. While giving details of status of implementation of schemes the DSWO, Aqeel Ahmad said at present there are about 41000 registered cases of beneficiaries receiving monthly honorarium/ scholarships under various categories thro...

Portion of retrieved land to be hand-over to Panchayats for developing playfields: Div Com
Directs to prepare sports calendar on three tier system
Srinagar,July 20 (Scoop News)-The Divisional Commissioner Baseer Ahmad Khan today said that the portion of retrieved land from encroachers will be handed over to Panchayats for the development of playfields. The Divisional Commissioner made these remarks while reviewing the youth engagement programme. He directed Youth Services & Sports and Sports Council to prepare a sports calendar on three tier systems viz- village, block and district level which include number of players participated, teams, clubs, games, areas and other details within a week and then hold tournaments immediately across the valley. “Government is committed to provide each and every facility to the young and...

PDP lawmaker seeks Centre’s intervention for providing upgraded civic amenities for displaced KPs
a delegation of migrants briefs Union MoS- Home about their return to Valley
New Delhi/ Srinagar, July 20, (Scoop News)-Raising the issue of displaced Kashmiri Pandits in the Upper House of the Parliament (Rajya Sabha) during zero hour on Friday, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) lawmaker, Nazir Ahmed Laway, has sought Centre’s intervention for providing upgraded civic amenities for those living in appalling conditions in dilapidated tin sheds in Valley. He said the Pandits were living in abysmal conditions in different parts of Kashmir and demanded proper residential accommodation for those who have returned to Kashmir in pursuit of their vocation. “They are facing difficulty as they have no suitable facility to stay there,” Laway said adding that there were insta...

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