City and Neighbourhood

Friday, December 13, 2019Div Com reviews winter preparedness in Jammu division

Takes stock of supply, availability of essential commodities in districts

JAMMU, DECEMBER 13: In view of continuous rainfall and snowfall in districts of Jammu division the Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Sanjeev Verma today held an extensive meeting with Deputy Commissioners and the heads of various departments to take district wise review of restoration of power supply, clearance of snow, stock position of essentials and the overall winter preparedness in Jammu d


Friday, December 13, 2019DDC Doda takes stock of post snowfall situation

Directs for early restoration of roads, drainage, power & water supply

DODA, DECEMBER 13: District Development Commissioner, Dr Sagar D Doifode today conducted an extensive tour of various areas of Doda town and took stock of post snowfall situation including snow clearance, connectivity, restoration of power, water supply, availability of ration and other essential commodities.
ACR Kaiser Ahmed Bhawani, Tehsildar Shabir Ahmed Malik, Deputy Registrar Cooperatives


Friday, December 13, 2019Snow fall; Doda admin issues public advisory

DODA, DECEMBER 13: District administration Doda today issued an advisory in which people across the district are advised not to wander near avalanche prone areas, besides directed the ADC Bhaderwah, all SDM's and Tehsildar's to take necessary steps to ensure safety of the people.
Moreover they are directed to sensitize the general public to avoid any untoward incident.
Further in case of any


Friday, December 13, 2019Food Safety Officer placed under suspension

JAMMU DECEMBER 13: Commissioner, Food & Drugs Administration, J&K suspended Food Safety Officer Block Bhaderwah, I/C Block Gandoh, district Doda, Mohammad Amin for dereliction of duty.
Further, the charge of the Food Safety Officer, Bhaderwah and Gandoh has been assigned to Food Safety Officers Fareed Ahmad Beigh and Farooq Ahmad respectively.


Friday, December 13, 2019Assistant Drugs Controller conducts surprise inspection at Doda, Kishtwar

JAMMU DECEMBER 13: Assistant Drugs Controller , Doda/Kishtwar Farida Parveen carried out surprise inspections of Retail Sale Outlets situated in twin Districts of Chenab Valley to ensure availability of quality drugs in the far flung areas.
During the drive, operations of eleven Retail Sale Establishments were disallowed u/s 22 (d) of Drugs & Cosmetics Act, 1940 on spot for non maintenance of


Friday, December 13, 2019Workshop on Environmental Clearances organized

JAMMU, DECEMBER 13:The Department of Ecology, Environment and Remote Sensing in collaboration of Department of Geology and Mining organized a one-day workshop on “Environmental Impact Assessment-Challenges and way forward” at Udyog Bhawan here at Jammu.
The objective of the workshop was to sensitize the Stakeholder Departments, Project Proponents, NGOs, academicians, and environment managers t


Friday, December 13, 2019DDC Rajouri conducts surprise inspection of health institutions

Doctor among 15 suspended, inquiry initiated

RAJOURI, DECEMBER 13:, District Development Commissioner, Rajouri,Mohammad Nazir Sheikh paid a surprise visit to District Tuberculosis Hospital Rajouri to check the medical facilities being provided to the patients and to ensure the presence of doctors and paramedical staff to attend the patients.
During his visit, the DDC inquired about the availability of medicines, diagnostic and other faci


Friday, December 13, 2019DLTFC Rajouri clears 46 cases, sanctions Rs 3.16 crore under PMREGP

RAJOURI, DECEMBER 13: District Level Task Force Committee Rajouri under the chairmanship of District Development Commissioner Mohammad Nazir Sheikh today sanctioned 46 cases under Prime Minister Rural Employment Generation Programme (PMREGP).
It was informed in the meeting that the cases approved for the current financial year were sponsored by Khadi Village Industries Board. As many as 46 cas


Friday, December 13, 2019MVD Rajouri conducts checking, recovers Rs 66000 fine from violators

RAJOURI, DECEMBER 13: Assistant Regional Transport Officer, Rajouri, Inzar Ahmed Rana alongwith team of officers conducted checking of vehicles on Jammu-Poonch Highway and imposed fine on violators.
During the inspection, the team challaned vehicles for violating norms and recovered fine of Rs. 66000.
ARTO said that traffic rules are meant for the safety of the people and appealed the people


Friday, December 13, 2019DDC Reasi meets BDC Chairpersons, discusses key issues

REASI, DECEMBER 13: District Development Commissioner, Indu Kanwal Chib today chaired a meeting with Block Development Chairpersons to discuss their key issues and concerns at the district headquarters.
ADDC, Ramesh Chander, District Panchayat Officer, Parvinder Kaur besides Block Development Officers were present on the occasion.
The meeting was called to finalize issues pertaining to official


Friday, December 13, 2019District Level Science Exhibition concludes at DIET Reasi

REASI, DECEMBER 13: Two days District Level Science Exhibition organized under SAMAGRA Shiksha scheme concluded at District Institute of Education & Trainings here today.
ADDC Reasi, Ramesh Chander was the chief guest on the valedictory function.
Total 50 models, made by students of government high schools and higher secondary schools of the district, were put at display.
ADDC interacted with


Friday, December 13, 2019DC Kathua reviews progress of languishing projects

KATHUA, DECEMBER 13:- Deputy Commissioner, O P Bhagat today reviewed status of languishing projects approved by Jammu and Kashmir Infrastructure Development Finance Corporation (JKIDFC) at a meeting of line departments.
The meeting was attended by Superintending Engineer of EM&RE Circle, Karamchand, Chief Planning Officer, Uttam Singh, Deputy Director Planning GMC Kathua, Babu Ram, Engineers f


Friday, December 13, 2019DDC Kishtwar finalises District Environment Plan

KISHTWAR, DECEMBER 13: District Development Commissioner, Angrez Singh Rana today chaired a meeting with members of District Level Environment Committee (DLEC) for finalization of District Environment Plan.
Among others ACD Kishtwar, Anil Kumar Chandail, CEO Kishtwar, Kuldeep Sharma, DFO Kishtwar Sagar Singh, DFO Marwah Vijay Kumar, Functional Manager DIC Kishtwar, Dr. Mohsin Raza Deputy CMO D


Friday, December 13, 2019DDC Ramban reviews availability of essential commodities at Batote

RAMBAN, DECEMBER. 13: District Development Commissioner, Nazim Zai Khan today visited Batote and convened an emergency meeting of district and sectoral officers besides inspecting road clearance operations and obtaining public feedback in this regard.
DDC was accompanied by the SSP, Anita Sharma, ADC, Ashok Kumar, Executive Engineers of PWD, PHE, PDD and CMO besides senior officers of concerne


Friday, December 13, 2019DDC Kulgam visits remote areas of Kund Valley

KULGAM, DECEMBER 13: District Development Commissioner Kulgam, Showkat Aijaz Bhat today visited several remote villages of Kund Valley.
During his visit, DDC also interacted with the people of these areas and enquired about the stock position of essentials. He also visited PHC at Razloo Kund.
Earlier, DDC visited District Hospital Kulgam to take stock of patient care services being provided at


Friday, December 13, 2019Snowfall: DC Srinagar inspects snow-clearance operation in early morning city tour

All essential services up and running across the district

SRINAGAR, DECEMBER 13: Following overnight snowfall in the district, Deputy Commissioner Srinagar Dr. Shahid Iqbal Choudhary early Friday morning visited various areas around the Srinagar city to inspect snow-clearance operation and take firsthand assessment of other arrangements put in place to deal with challenges from the prevailing weather situation in the district.
Senior officers from ME


Friday, December 13, 2019DC Bandipora hands over Rs 1.35 Cr Education Assistance to Labours

BANDIPORA, DECEMBER 13: Department of Labour on Friday distributed the education assistance of Rs 1.35 Crore to the Building and Other Construction Workers of Bandipora district during a day-long awareness program.
Deputy Commissioner Bandipora Shahbaz Ahmad Mirza handed over the cheque of Rs 1.35 Cr to the J&K Bank officials for Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT). The amount will be disbursed am


Friday, December 13, 2019Div Com tours City, reviews snow clearance works

SRINAGAR, DECEMBER 13: Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today conducted extensive tour of Srinagar City to inspect snow clearance works, besides reviewing other essential services.
Deputy Commissioner, Srinagar, Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary, Additional Commissioner, Kashmir, Bilal Ahmad Bhat, Chief Engineers of Mechanical (MED), R&B, PDD and PHE, Commissioner SMC, Khurshid Ahmad


Friday, December 13, 2019Leh, Kargil Hill Councils empowered to protect land, cultural identity: Raman Suri

Tourism in Ladakh UT will reach new heights

JAMMU, Dec 13:Tourism Federation and Jammu-Kashmir &Ladakh Tourism Stakeholders Associationmet today under the chairmanship of Raman Suri, General Secretary, wherein the members expressed their concern regarding anunjustified issuebeing raised by the Congress, that is unjust demand of declaring the newly-carved out Union Territory of Ladakha tribal area under Sixth Schedule of the Constitution, w


Friday, December 13, 2019'World ignores Pakistan's anti-India propaganda'

United Nations, Dec 13: The international community has ignored the anti-India propaganda by Pakistan, the source of "virulent terror", an Indian diplomat has said.

Reacting to Pakistan's statements against India during a General Assembly debate on Culture of Peace on Thursday, Paulomi Tripathi, a First Secretary in India's Mission, said: "The international community has not paid attention to


Thursday, December 12, 2019DDC chairs District Level Environment Committee meeting

1st District Environment Plan finalized

SRINAGAR, DECEMBER 12: District Level Environment Committee (DLEC) which met under the chairmanship of District Development Commissioner, Srinagar, Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary finalised the District Environment Plan involving a host of activities to be taken up different departments during next one year.
DDC Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary who had written to departments and members of DLEC for submiss


Thursday, December 12, 2019DDC reviews progress of developmental projects at Udhampur

UDHAMPUR, DECEMBER 12: District Development Commissioner, Udhampur Dr. Piyush Singla today convened a meeting with officers of different departments to review the progress of roads, buildings, bridges and other ongoing developmental works of different departments under taken by R&B under District Plan, State plan, CRF, NABARD and Languishing projects in the District.
Executive Engineer PWD,


Thursday, December 12, 2019Traffic Police Jammu issue notices to violators at residential address

JAMMU, DECEMBER 12: Traffic Police Jammu issued notices to the violators of traffic rules at their residential address to ensure effective traffic management on the roads of Jammu City.
Traffic Police put all possible efforts to take action against visible traffic violations especially against the wrongly parked vehicles by way of towing, use of wheel clumps, issuance of Court Compound


Thursday, December 12, 2019DDC Doda visits Pul Doda-Beoli road project

DODA, DECEMBER 12: District Development Commissioner Doda, Dr Sagar D Doifode today visited Pul Doda-Beoli road project Pul Doda-Beoli road project and took physical appraisal of the ongoing mega road project.
ACR Doda Kaiser Ahmed Bhawani along with Tehsildar Doda,XEN PWD, EO MC Doda, AEE PWD, JE besides other officials accompanied the DDC during the visit.
While reviewing the ongoing work,


Thursday, December 12, 2019Farmers` exposure tour flagged off

KATHUA, DECEMBER 12: Additional Deputy Commissioner Kathua, Ghanshyam Singh today flagged off two groups of 80 farmers from different villages of district Kathua district on an Inter-state exposure visit from DC Office.
While interacting with the farmers, ADC said that the Exposure Visit has been organized with specific objective of sensitizing the farmers with organic farming, modern producti


Thursday, December 12, 2019DDC Kathua reviews progress of development works under BADP

KATHUA, DECEMBER 12: District Development Commissioner, O P Bhagat today reviewed the physical and financial progress of the development works under Border Area Development Programme (BADP) in the district.
DDC inquired about the physical status of the ongoing works, number of schemes completed during the current financial year as well as the headway achieved so far on the works under progress


Thursday, December 12, 2019Agriculture Department pays tribute to Bawa Jitto

JAMMU, DECEMBER 12: Agriculture Department organized a function to pay tributes to Bawa Jitto at Krishi Bhawan, Talab Tillo, Jammu.
The programme is organized every year jointly by the Agriculture Officers Association, All J & K Agriculture Employees Association, Drivers Union and staff of the Directorate of Agriculture.
Director Agriculture, Inder Jeet recalled Baba Jitto’s supreme sacrific


Thursday, December 12, 2019Horticulture Department Samba organizes one day Farmers Awareness Camp

SAMBA, DECEMBER 12: Horticulture Department Samba organized one day Farmers Awareness Camp at village Chack Chhataka (Nandpur), Block Ramgarh District Samba under CAPEX budget 2019-20.
On the occasion, Chief Horticulture Officer Samba Anil Kumar Gorka informed the gathering in detail about the developmental activities of the CSS and CAPEX of the Department and gave thrust on them to get benefi


Thursday, December 12, 2019DC Poonch inaugurates Science Exhibition at DIET

POONCH, DECEMBER 12: District Development Commissioner Poonch Rahul Yadav today inaugurated one day Science Exhibition organised at District Industrial Education and Training (DIET) center in which students from around 60 schools participated.
Principal DIET Gulzar Choudhary, head masters, teachers and staff members of different educational institutions were present on the occasion.
The DDC i


Thursday, December 12, 2019District Administration establishes Internet Facilitation Centre at Old Hospital Rajouri

RAJOURI, DECEMBER 12: District Administration Rajouri has set up an Internet Facilitation Centre at Old Hospital Complex to facilitate the students of district Rajouri in filling their examination forms and online studies.
While Speaking about the establishment of the internet facilitation centre, Deputy Commissioner Rajouri Mohammad Nazir Sheikh said that this facility will help the students


Thursday, December 12, 2019JK ST/SC/OBC Development Board Corporation Limited organizes awareness camp at Chandak

POONCH, DECEMBER 12: JK ST/SC/OBC Development Board Corporation Limited organized awareness camp at HSS Chandak. District Manager Noor Ahmed Bhatti along with concerned officers, Sarpanchs and Panchs of the area were present during the awareness camp.
During the awareness camp, the speakers gave detailed knowledge about different schemes of the corporation for the economic and social uplift


Thursday, December 12, 2019DDC Doda reviews the preparation of conduct of free civil services coaching of DC batch 2020

DODA, DECEMBER 12: District Development Commissioner Doda Dr Sagar D Doifode today visited the district employment and counseling centre to review the preparation of conduct of free classes of DC batch 2020 being provided to the aspiring and eligible candidates of civil services of the district Doda.
The district administration in collaboration with employment office is going to start the clas


Thursday, December 12, 2019Education department holds enrollment drive in Banihal

RAMBAN, DECEMBER 12: Education department in collaboration with District Administration Ramban today conducted a special enrollment drive in various schools of Sub division Banihal to ensure 100 % retention of children in schools.
The drive was held at Government Higher Secondary School Tethar, High School Nowgam, Upper Primary School Nowgam, Upper Primary School Khairkoot, Upper Primary Scho


Thursday, December 12, 2019District Level Task Force Committee reviews PMEGP loan cases

JAMMU, DECEMBER 12: A District Level Task Force Committee today convened a meeting to review PMEGP loan cases from DIC, KVIC & KVIB.
A total of 86 cases were taken up in the meeting out of which 62 cases were approved amounting to loan of Rs. 466.98 lakhs.
The meeting was attended by Additional District Development Commissioner Tanveer Iqbal Malik, General Manager, DIC Namrita Dogra Director


Thursday, December 12, 2019School Education Deptt organises Kala Utsav 2019 at Jammu

4 teams selected to participate in National Level Kala Utsav

JAMMU, DECEMBER 12- One day Kala Utsav 2019, a UT level competition aimed to promote regional art forms, was organized by School Education Department (SED) at Teacher Bhawan here today.
The programme is part of central governments Kala Utsav initiative launched in 2015 with an objective to promote regional art forms as a component of art in education at school level.
Students from government


Thursday, December 12, 20192-Day ‘orientation and best practices’ workshop on Himayat concludes at Jammu

JAMMU, DECEMBER 12- A two-day workshop on “orientation and best practices” for Project Implementing Agencies (PIAs) organised by Himayat in collaboration with NABARD Consultancy Services (NABCONS) concluded here today.
The workshop was attended by over 100 representatives from different PIAs.
The Secretary to Government, Department of Rural Development & Panchayati Raj, J&K, Sheetal Nanda,


Thursday, December 12, 2019Navin Choudhary seeks fast tracking of tourism projects at Ranbir Sagar

Reviews functioning of BBDA, LSDA

JAMMU, DECEMBER 12- Principal Secretary Tourism, Navin Kumar Choudhary today directed for fast tracking the proposed tourism projects around Ranjit Sagar Lake.
The Principal Secretary was speaking at a meeting convened here to review the functioning of Bani-Basohli Development Authority (BBDA) and Lakhanpur-Sarthal Development Authority (LSDA).
Director Tourism Jammu Deepika Sharma; Chief Ex


Thursday, December 12, 2019Dwivedi reviews progress on Forest deptt projects taken up under CSSs, CAPEX budget

JAMMU, DECEMBER 12, Commissioner Secretary, Forest, Environment and Ecology, Manoj Kumar Dwivedi today reviewed the progress on departmental projects taken up under central schemes and current year CAPEX budget, here at a high level meeting.
Threadbare discussions were held regarding utilization of CAPEX budget (2019-20) funds, implementation of Centrally Sponsored Schemes (CSSs) and other pen


Thursday, December 12, 2019PCI team meets Jammu Video, Photo Journalists

JAMMU, DECEMBER 12- The Sub-Committee of Press Council of India (PCI) today interacted with several video and photo journalists of Jammu in the office of Department of Information and Public Relations.
The three member PCI team is headed by Balwinder Singh Jammu, co-convener of the team and Kamal Nain Narang and Syed Raza Hussain Rizvi as its members.
The journalists discussed various issues


Thursday, December 12, 2019FC reviews proposal regarding quality improvement in JK schools

JAMMU, Dec 12: Financial Commissioner, Finance, Dr. Arun Kumar Mehta, today convened a meeting to discuss proposal of School Education department seeking engagement of Quality Council of India (QCI) for further improving the education quality in government schools.
The meeting was attended by Commissioner Secretary School Education, Sarita Chauhan; CEO, QCI and senior Advisor of the assessment


Thursday, December 12, 2019Dr Samoon reviews implementation of road safety measures

JAMMU, DECEMBER 12: Principal Secretary, Transport Department, Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon today chaired a high level meeting of senior officers of Transport Department and traffic authorities to review the working of Road Safety wing of the department.
Threadbare discussions were held on implementation of road safety measures and latest road safety technologies on highways and roads of un


Thursday, December 12, 2019Pluralistic ethos of Jammu Kashmir to be a beacon for generations to come: Advisor Sharma

JAMMU, DECEMBER 12: Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, KK Sharma today said that the pluralistic ethos of Jammu and Kashmir is a long and living example which can act as a beacon for generations to come all over the world.
The Advisor was speaking at a function organized by Funkar Cultural Organization and J&K Cultural Council to release a book titled 'Hope in Despair (Stories of Courage in Kashm


Thursday, December 12, 2019DC Bandipora hands over 54 paddy thrushers, 2 irrigation pump sets, 2 power tillers to Sarpanchs for community use in Villages

BANDIPORA, DECEMBER 12: Deputy Commissioner Bandipora Shahbaz Ahmad Mirza on Thursday distributed Agriculture tools for the community use at Panchayat level in Bandipora district
Speaking on the occasion, DC Bandipora said that the Government is keen to give flip to the agriculture sector to double the income of the farmers in next few years. He said for the purpose efforts are being made to use


Thursday, December 12, 2019PMEGP interviews on 23rd, 24th Dec in Kulgam

KULGAM, DECEMBER 12: According to the General Manager District Industries Centre Kulgam, the interviews of the applicants who have applied for financial assistance under PMEGP in the district through DIC, KVIB and KVIC have been informed that their interviews will be held on 23rd and 24th of December at Mini-Secretariat, Kulgam.


Thursday, December 12, 2019Special cultural programme organised at Shopian

SHOPIAN, DECEMBER 12: The District Information Centre, Shopian today organised a special cultural programme at Ziyarat Shareef Hazrat Syed Bahouddin Gunj Baksh Simnani (RA), at Arhama.
The programme was presented by G M Dar and his party. Large numbers of devotees and prominent citizens were present on the occasion


Thursday, December 12, 2019Super-50: form submission date extended: DSEK

SRINAGAR, DECEMBER 12: Directorate of School Education Kashmir has extended date for submission of forms for Super-50 free coaching programme for students appearing for NEET and JEE examinations.
The students are informed that the date for submission of forms have been extended upto 20th December at already designated registration centres. The written test will now be held on 25th December whi


Thursday, December 12, 2019Incremental Learning Approach: awareness-cum -training programme held in Anantnag

ANANTNAG, DECEMBER 12: The Department of ICDS Anantnag organized two day awareness cum training programme on Incremental Learning Approach (ILA) under Poshan Abhiyan at Anantnag.
The programme was attended by the CDPOs of Anantnag & Kulgam districts, Supervisors, Health Educators and Nursing Staff of various Health Institutions of twin districts.
On the occasion, the Dy. Director ICDS, Bilqe


Thursday, December 12, 2019Fire incident near Nehru Park: One lac rupees each sanctioned as immediate relief in favour of victim families

DC Srinagar visits site of incident to assess damages; assures of further strengthening fire emergency response apparatus in Dal area

SRINAGAR, DECEMBER 12: The Srinagar administration has sanctioned one lac rupees as immediate relief in favour of each of the families affected in last night's fire incident resulting from short-circuit at Abi Karpora near Dalgate's Nehru Park area here.
Each of the twelve families affected in the unfortunate incident were also provided articles of essential use including mattresses and blanke


Thursday, December 12, 2019Kanihama to be developed as Handloom Village: DC Budgam:

BUDGAM, DECEMBER 12: District Development Commissioner, Budgam, Tariq Hussain Ganaie today said that Kanihama village in Budgam is being developed as Handloom Village.
It was revealed by the DDC while chairing a meeting of officers which was convened to review the formulation of action plan and work distribution for the project.
Among others, the meeting was attended by JD Planning, DD Tourism,


Thursday, December 12, 2019Pak troops fire mortars from across LoC, IB; 2 civilians injured

Jammu, Dec 12: The Pakistan Army resorted to shelling of mortars and small arms from across the Line of Control (LOC) and the International Border (IB) in Poonch, Baramulla and Kathua districts of Jammu and Kashmir, injuring two people, officials said on Thursday.

A defence spokesperson said the Indian Army was giving a befitting reply.

"Around 11.30 am, Pakistan Army initiated unprovoked c


Thursday, December 12, 2019Hafiz Saeed indicted for terror funds

LAHORE: Hafiz Saeed, the Mumbai terror attack mastermind and chief of the banned JuD, was indicted on Wednesday by a Pakistani anti-terrorism court here on terror financing charges, amidst intense international pressure on Islamabad to bring him to justice.
The anti-terrorism court (ATC) Lahore indicted Saeed and three of his top aides Hafiz Abdul Salam bin Muhammad, Muhammad Ashraf and Zafar Iq


Thursday, December 12, 2019Sleuths of ACB learning ‘investigation’ from CBI

JAMMU: With the Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB)’s role getting significant with each passing day, courtesy a plethora of corruption cases coming to fore in Jammu and Kashmir, the union territory administration led by Lieutenant Governor Girish Chandra Murmu is now getting ACB sleuths training at CBI Academy at Ghaziabad in Uttar Pradesh.
Around seventy-five sleuths of the premier anti-graft agency


Thursday, December 12, 2019SFs defuse two mortar shells on IB

JAMMU: The security forces on Wednesday defused two live mortar shells fired by Pakistan Rangers in a village along the International Border in Kathua district.
The Pakistan Rangers fired dozens of shells targeting Rathawa village in Hiranagar sector on the intervening night of Tuesday and Wednesday, villagers said.
The house of Ram Piyari, a resident of Rathawa village, was hit by three mortar


Wednesday, December 11, 2019Advisor Sharma to meet public on December 13

JAMMU, DECMBER 11: Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, K K Sharma will meet public on December 13 (Friday) at Convention Centre, Canal Road Jammu from 10 am to 12 pm.
The deputations and individuals, who have already registered themselves with the office of Advisor, can come for redressal of their grievances at the said venue.


Wednesday, December 11, 2019Dulloo reviews performance of hospitals towards meeting NQAS targets

JAMMU, DECEMBER 11: Financial Commissioner, Health and Medical Education Department, Atal Dulloo today issued strict instructions to the Chief Medical Officers (CMOs) to improve the standards of their respective institutions to meet the National Quality Assurance Standards (NQAS), Kayakalp and LaQshya targets.
He was chairing a meeting to review the progress made by the identified health institu


Wednesday, December 11, 2019Lt. Gov reviews functioning of Culture Department

Emphasizes on promotion of Sufi Circuits, Spiritual tourism in J&K

JAMMU, DECEMBER 11: Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu today directed for development and promotion of Sufi circuit besides focusing on giving a fillip to spiritual tourism in Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir which is popularly known as the land of Saints and Sufis since time immemorial.
The Lt Governor said this during a meeting, convened to take stock of functioning of Culture depar


Wednesday, December 11, 2019Navin Choudhary reviews progress on PDA, SMDA projects

JAMMU, DECEMCER 11- Principal Secretary Tourism, Industries and Commerce, Navin K Choudhary today reviewed progress on tourism development works taken up by Patnitop Development Authority (PDA) and Surinsar-Mansar Development Authority (SMDA) here at two separate back to back meetings.
Reviewing the performance of Patnitop Development Authority, the Principal Secretary sought detailed report on


Wednesday, December 11, 2019Lt. Governor reviews functioning of Animal, Sheep Husbandry Departments

Emphasizes on boosting Milk, Poultry production

JAMMU, DECEMBER 11: Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu called for increase in milk production and development of poultry estates for filling the gap between demand and supply of Milk and poultry in Jammu and Kashmir.
He passed these instructions while reviewing the working of Animal and Sheep Husbandry and Fisheries Departments in the Civil Secretariat here today.
Sh. BVR Subrahmanyam,


Wednesday, December 11, 2019Lt. Governor discusses modalities for implementation of “Mission Youth” programme

JAMMU, DECEMBER 11: Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu today chaired an officers meeting to discuss the modalities for implementation of ambitious “Mission Youth” programme in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.
Sh. BVR Subrahmanyam, Chief Secretary; Sh. Arun Kumar Mehta, Financial Commissioner; Ms. Sheetal Nanda, Secretary, Rural Development and Panchayati Raj; Sh. Sarmad Hafeez,


Wednesday, December 11, 2019VC, BGSBU calls on Lieutenant Governor

JAMMU, DECEMBER 11: Prof. Javed Musarrat, Vice Chancellor Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University (BGSBU), called on Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu at the Raj Bhavan here today.
Prof. Musarrat briefed the Lieutenant Governor about the status of the ongoing teaching, research programmes and extra- curricular activities in the University.
He also briefed the Lieutenant Governor about its f


Wednesday, December 11, 2019Sahitya Academy New Delhi conducts conference cum cultural programme at HEM school Rajouri

RAJOURI, DECEMBER 11: Sahitya Academy New Delhi with the support of Dabistan-e-Himala today organised a conference cum cultural programme at Himalayan Education Mission School Rajouri.
Deputy Commissioner Rajouri, Mohammad Nazir Sheikh who was also the chief guest on the occasion inaugurated the daylong symposium.
While speaking on the occasion, the DDC hailed the efforts of Sahitya Academy New


Wednesday, December 11, 2019Tourism Department to conduct road shows at National, International level: Director Tourism Jammu

JAMMU, DECEMBER 11: Director Tourism, Jammu Deepika K Sharma today convened a meeting with the senior officers and local stakeholders for conducting a promotional campaign to project J&K as top tourist destination in different countries/cities through road shows.
She informed the stakeholders about the circuits wherein the road shows are being planned in the coming months including Ahmedabad-Sur


Wednesday, December 11, 2019Inderjeet assumes charge of Director Agriculture Jammu

JAMMU, DECEMBER 11: Inderjeet today assumed the charge of Director of Agriculture Jammu at Krishi Bhawan Jammu.
He took charge from P. S. Rathore who has been transferred to Hospitality and Protocol Department.
Inderjeet is 1999 batch Kashmir Administrative Services Officer and serviced as Director Handicrafts, J&K prior to assumption of charge as Director Agriculture.
A warm welcome was


Wednesday, December 11, 2019DDC Ramban inaugurates JNV at Batote

RAMBAN, DECEMBER 11: District Development Commissioner, Nazim Zai Khan today inaugurated Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (JNV) at Batote to provide better education opportunities to the students in remote and hilly district Ramban.
ACR, Harbans Lal, Principal of JNV, Ravinder Dankar, Chairman Block Development Council, Batote, Rajeshwar Kumar, Executive Engineer, PDD, Principal GHSS, Batote, DFO, T


Wednesday, December 11, 2019ADC tours border villages, assesses situation at border areas

KATHUA, DECEMBER 11:- ADC Kathua, Ghanshyam Singh along with other officers today visited villages Rathua, Pansar and Manyari to take stock of situation after cross border firing at Hiranagar Sub Division of Kathua district.
ADC interacted with the villagers and inquired about the problems being faced by them. Border dwellers informed the ADC about incidents of cross border shelling.
ADC also


Wednesday, December 11, 2019Srinagar-Sonamarg-Gumri road closed for traffic

SRINAGAR, DECEMBER 11: According to Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, the Srinagar-Sonamarg-Gumri road has been closed for vehicular traffic owing to the weather conditions.
It is informed that the road will remain closed beyond Gagangeer for all vehicular traffic in view of the reports received from Deputy Commissioner, Ganderbal, Chief Engineer, Beacon Kashmir and SSP Ganderbal regarding


Wednesday, December 11, 2019DDC Anantnag reviews machinery procurement process for Municipalities

ANANTNAG, DECEMBER 11: District Development Commissioner Anantnag, Khalid Jahangir today reviewed the procurement process of machinery and equipment to be purchased on line for Municipal Council Anantnag and Municipal Committees of Bijbehara, Mattan, Dooru, Kokernag, Achabal, Pahalgam Seer Hamdan, Aishmuqam and Qazigund.
The concerned officers informed the meeting that process for purchase of Ti


Wednesday, December 11, 2019Illegal material extraction: 15 vehicles seized in Shopian

SHOPIAN, DECEMBER 11: As many as 15 vehicles were seized for carrying material extracted illegally in the district here today.
Under the instructions of Deputy Commissioner Shopian, Choudhary Mohammad Yasin. Various teams launched a drive to enforce ban on illegal material extraction from streams in the district.
During the drive 15 trucks loaded with illegally extracted sand, gravel and boulde


Wednesday, December 11, 2019PCC Forests reviews status of forest works in Kashmir

Stress for strengthening ‘forest protection mechanism’

SRINAGAR, DECEMBER 11: The Principal Chief Conservator of Forests, J&K Dr. Mohit Geera today chaired a meeting of concerned officers held through video conferencing to review the progress of various forest works.
The meeting discussed status of various forest protection works and supply of firewood to mosques in Kashmir region.
The meeting was attended through video conferencing by Chief Conser


Wednesday, December 11, 2019Govt sanctions 130000 fresh pension cases under ISSS, NSAP

SRINAGAR, DECEMBER 09: Department of Social Welfare today informed that the government has sanctioned 1, 30,000 fresh pension cases under the Integrated Social Security Scheme (ISSS) and National Social Assistance Programme (NSAP).
According to a statement of the Department, male senior citizens of 60 years and above and female senior citizens of 55 years and above shall be eligible to receive t


Wednesday, December 11, 2019JD takes stock of Frozen Semen Project Kashmir

GANDERBAL, DECEMBER 11: Joint Director Animal Husbandry Department Kashmir Dr. Ramesh Razdan today took stock of Frozen Semen Project at Ranbirbagh.
He was informed that the Project has been producing over 7 lakh semen straws per annum from around 30 Elite Highly Pedigreed Breeding Bulls both Holstein and Jersey. The project plays a crucial role in the upgradation of the genome of the breedable


Wednesday, December 11, 20192-Day Industrial Awareness Workshop organised in Shopian

SHOPIAN, DECEMBER 11: Micro Small and Medium Enterprises Development Institute Srinagar under Ministry of MSME organised two days workshop on industrial motivation in collaboration with District Industries Centre and Industrial Association Shopian here today.
The workshop is an attempt to make entrepreneurs aware about the various Government schemes available for the development of the industria


Wednesday, December 11, 2019DDC Pulwama conducted public outreach programme in Awantipora

Directed officers for timely redressal of public grievances

PULWAMA, DECEMBER 11: Continuing its Public Outreach programme District Development Commissioner Pulwama Dr Raghav Langer today conducted a public Darbar here at Town Hall Awantipora.
During the Darbar, several delegations and individuals of the area raised their grievances and put forth demands.
A delegation of Awantipora raised the issue of up-gradation of PHC centre, rehabilitation of househ


Wednesday, December 11, 2019DDC Kupwara reviews ADP under Agriculture Sector

KUPWARA, DECEMBER 11: District Development Commissioner (DDC), Kupwara, Anshul Garg, today chaired a meeting of concerned officers to discuss the use of advanced technology for increasing the income of farmers under Aspirational District Programme (ADP) here today.
Among others, the meeting was attended by JD Planning, Chief Agriculture Officer, Chief Horticulture Officer, Chief Animal Husbandry


Wednesday, December 11, 2019District valuation committee meet held at Kulgam

KULGAM, DECEMBER 11: To finalise rate structure of land and property for district Kulgam a meeting of District Valuation Committee was held today under the chairman-ship of District Commissioner Kulgam Showkat Aijaz Bhat.
The meeting was attended by committee members including ADC Kulgam, SE, R&B, Exen R&B, DPO, DFO and General Manager Industries.
The committee finalized rates for land and prop


Wednesday, December 11, 2019PDD schemes: DDC Ganderbal reviews implementation

GANDERBAL, DECEMBER 11: District Development Commissioner, Hashmat Ali Khan today convened a meeting of senior functionaries of Power Development Department and allied wings to review the status of power projects aimed to improve the power supply scenario in the district.
Additional Deputy Commissioner, Ganderbal Farooq Ahmad Baba, Chief Planning officer, SE O&M Circle Ganderbal, Executive Engin


Wednesday, December 11, 2019DDC B’la Reviews Implementation of “B2V” works

BARAMULLA, DECEMBER 11: District Development Commissioner Baramulla Dr G N Itoo today chaired a meeting here at Dak Bungalow to review the implementation of commitments made in different sectors during the flagship “Back to Village” programme. The meeting also reviewed the implementation of various developmental works approved under 14th Finance Commission.
Meeting was attended by Joint Director


Wednesday, December 11, 2019Pak using social platform to harm India: US terror expert

Chandigarh, Dec 11: Noted American expert on terror and internal security Peter Chalk on Wednesday warned of use of social platforms by Pakistan to attack Indian economy. He blamed his country for playing double role on Islamabad.

He said Pakistan could be harnessing the power of the social media to launch attacks on the Indian economy, even as he warned that the ISI "may well leverage encrypt


Wednesday, December 11, 2019Indian banks back in UK court over Mallya's non-payment of debt

London, Dec 11: A consortium of Indian public sector banks led by State Bank of India (SBI) are back in the UK high court to seek a bankruptcy order against liquor tycoon Vijay Mallya over the alleged unpaid debt of around 1.145 billion pounds.

Judge Michael Briggs is presiding over a hearing in the insolvency division of the court in London this week in relation to a bankruptcy petition filed


Tuesday, December 10, 2019Strengthening tourist infrastructure receiving Govt's focused attention: Advisor Khan

Lays foundation stones for Floriculture Directorate, Extension of Bagh-e-Bahu

JAMMU, DECEMBER 10: Strengthening tourism infrastructure in J&K is receiving Government's focused attention, stated Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Farooq Khan here today while highlighting various measures being undertaken to boost the sector.
The Advisor made these remarks during the laying of foundation stones for building of Directorate of Floriculture, Parks and Garden Jammu and extension


Tuesday, December 10, 2019Weekly Public Hearing: Scores of deputations, individuals call on Advisor Khan, project issues

JAMMU, DECEMBER 10: Scores of deputations and individuals today called on Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Farooq Khan for resolution of their issues and grievances here at the Convention Center Canal Road.
A many as, 40 deputations and individuals met the Advisor and apprised him of their issues seeking an early resolution.
A deputation of SRO-43 aspirants sought clearance of their pending c


Tuesday, December 10, 2019ANM, GNM Schools to be made functional by 2020: Atal Dulloo

Govt contemplates to start Super Speciality courses in Nursing at GMCs of Jammu, Srinagar by 2020

JAMMU, DECEMBER 10: Financial Commissioner, Health and Medical Education Department, Atal Dulloo today directed the officers to gear-up efforts to make all the Auxiliary Nurse Midwifery (ANM) and General Nursing and Midwifery (GNM) schools operational by September 2020.
FC issued these directions while chairing a meeting held here today to review the status of work on Nursing Colleges, ANM and


Tuesday, December 10, 2019Dwivedi reviews Integrated Child Protection Scheme

Rs 14.80 cr spent on child welfare measures under the scheme Two new observation homes to come up at Anantnag, Baramulla

JAMMU, DECEMBER 10- Commissioner Secretary Forest, Ecology & Environment and Social Welfare Department, Manoj Kumar Dwivedi, today chaired a meeting to review the status of Integrated Child Protection Scheme (ICPS).
The meeting was attended by Director General Women and Child Development , Mir Tariq Ali; Director Planning Social Welfare department, Omera Shafat; Additional Secretary Social Wel


Tuesday, December 10, 2019Transport Commissioner reviews functioning of Motor Vehicle Department

JAMMU, 10 DECEMBER: Transport Commissioner, Dr. Owais Ahmed, chaired an officers' meeting to review functioning of the Motor Vehicle Department here today.
The meeting was attended by Joint Transport Commissioner, Additional Secretary Road Safety Council, Regional Transport Officer, Jammu while RTOs Srinagar and Kathua and all ARTOs attended the meeting through video conferencing.
Dr Owais h


Tuesday, December 10, 2019PCI team visits Jammu

Interacts with media persons and DIPR officials

JAMMU, DECEMBER 10: A Sub-Committee of the Press Council of India (PCI), currently on a visit to Jammu to study the media scenario visited the Directorate of Information and Public Relations (DIPR).
The three member PCI team is headed by Balwinder Singh Jammu, co-convener of the team and Kamal Nain Narang and Syed Raza Hussain Rizvi as its members.
During the visit of the team to the DIPR, ye


Tuesday, December 10, 20192-Day workshop-cum-Industrial Motivational Campaign concludes at Shopian

SHOPIAN, DECEMBER 10: Two-day Workshop-cum-Industrial Motivational Campaign organized by the District Industries Centre, Shopian and MSME Development Institute, Srinagar concluded here today.
District Development Commissioner Shopian Choudhary Mohammad Yasin, General Manager DIC, and other concerned officers were present on the occasion.
During the workshop the speakers deliberated upon the


Tuesday, December 10, 2019DC Kupwara inspects Para Medical Staff Examination Centres

KUPWARA, DECEMBER10: Deputy Commissioner Kupwara, Anshul Garg, today visited Degree College Bohipora Kupwara and inspected various examination centres established for Screening Test of Paramedic Staff which is being conducted by District Health Society Kupwara under National Health Mission (NHM).
Additional Deputy Commissioner Kupwara, Nazir Ahmad, Chief Medical Officer Kupwara, Principal Degree


Tuesday, December 10, 2019DLSA observes ‘world Human Rights Day’ in Srinagar

SRINAGAR, DECEMBER 10: District Legal Services Authority (DLSA), Srinagar today observed “World Human Rights Day” here at ADR Centre, District Court complex Srinagar.
During the programme advocates from Legal Services Authority enlightened the audience about the ‘World Human Rights Day’ which is observed throughout the world on 10th December.
Secretary, DLSA, Adnan Saeed, Assistant Directors,


Tuesday, December 10, 2019DC Shopian for action against illegal mining in Rambi Ara Nallah

SHOPIAN DECEMBER 10: Acting tough on the illegal mining at Rambiara Nallah of district Shopian, District Development Commissioner Shopian Choudhary Mohammad Yasin directed for seizure of vehicles and detention of the people involved in the activities of illegal mining.
Among others the meeting was attended by Additional Deputy Commissioner, Assistant Commissioner Revenue, SDM Zainapora, Execut


Tuesday, December 10, 2019World Disability Day observed in Pulwama

Prosthetic Aid distributed among beneficiaries

PULWAMA DECEMBER 10: Department of Information &Public Releations (DIC) Pulwama in collaboration with District Social Welfare Officer Pulwama and Hope Disability Centre today organised a function to observe ‘World Disability Day.’
District Development Commissioner Pulwama Dr Raghav Langer was the chief guest on the occasion.
Addressing the gathering, the DDC said that Persons With Disability


Tuesday, December 10, 2019DDC Kupwara reviews functioning of RDD

KUPWARA, DECEMBER 10: District Development Commissioner (DDC), Kupwara, Anshul Garg, today chaired a meeting to review the functioning of Rural Development Department and progress made under the flagship programmes including MGNREGA, 14th FC, SBM, B2V, Rurban Mission, Aadhaar linked Payment, BADP 2019-20 and BADP Tribal.
The meeting was attended by JD Planning, Assistant Commissioner Developme


Tuesday, December 10, 2019DDC Pulwama dedicated Sanitary napkin machine to girl students

ULWAMA, DECEMBER 10: District Development Commissioner Pulwama Dr Raghav Langer today dedicated a sanitary napkin machine to girl students here at Government Girls Higher Secondary Naira Pulwama.
Speaking on the occasion, DDC said that aim of installation of this machine is to remove the obstacles for girl students in attending schools. He said that the availability of Sanitary Pads at schools w


Tuesday, December 10, 2019Power Shutdown

SRINAGAR, DECEMBER 10: According to Chief Engineer, Distribution, KPDCL, Kashmir Province to carry out urgent maintenance works on newly installed CTs (on 132KV Transformer side), shutdown of 105 MVA Grid Station Cheshma Shahi will take place on 11th December from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. The power supply to the areas being fed from the Grid station will remain affected on the said date and time


Tuesday, December 10, 2019Action taken report on B2V1 demands reviewed in Anantnag

ANANTNAG, DECEMBER 10: DDC Anantnag, Khalid Jahangir today chaired a meeting of all the line departments to review the action taken report on B2V1 demands in the block of Bijbehara, D-Pora, K-Pora and Pahalgam.
In the meeting, threadbare discussions with regard to the demands related to mecadamization, education, healthcare, power, water, road connectivity, construction of play fields, protectio


Tuesday, December 10, 20192-Day Training Programme on ILA held at Ganderbal

GANDERBAL, DECEMBER 10: District Development Commissioner, Ganderbal, Hashmat Ali today inaugurated the two-day Incremental Learning Approach (ILA) Training under Poshan Abhiyaan organized by District Programme Officer, Ganderbal.
The objective of the training is to induce behavioral change and enhance capacity building of the ICDS department to achieve Poshan Abhiyaan goals.
District Program


Tuesday, December 10, 2019DDC Kulgam distributes motorized tricycles, Hearing aids among differently-abled persons

KULGAM, DECEMBER 10. District social welfare office Kulgam today organized a distribution camp for providing motorized tricycles and other prosthetic aids to differently-abled persons at a function organized here today.
The District Development Commissioner Kulgam Showkat Aijaz Bhat presided over the function.
Present on the occasion, were ADC Shabir Hussain Bhat, ACR Mir Imtiyaz, DSWO, Moham


Tuesday, December 10, 2019ISM holds free diabetes screening camp at Bandipora

BANDIPORA, DECEMBER 10: Indian System of Medicines (ISM) held a free diabetes screening cum awareness camp at District Police Lines Bandipora in collaboration with the JK Police here today.
Additional Deputy Commissioner Bandipora Zahoor Ahmad Mir who was chief guest, inaugurated the camp while Senior Superintendent of Police, Rahul Malik was the guest of honor on the occasion.
On the occasio


Tuesday, December 10, 2019ACR Bandipora reviews functioning of Revenue dept

BANDIPORA, DECEMBER 10: Assistant Commissioner Revenue Bandipora, Reyaz Ahmad Beigh, convened a meeting of Revenue Officers here today to take stock of working and performance of the department.
The meeting was attended by Tehsildars, Naib Tehsildars, Patwaris and other Revenue officials.
The meeting discussed threadbare various issues pertaining to the Revenue Department including digitization


Tuesday, December 10, 2019Nehru Yuva Kendra Jammu organizes awareness programme on Swachh Bharat

JAMMU, DECEMBER 10: Nehru Yuva Kendra Jammu today organized an awareness programme on Swachh Bharat Abhiyan at P.W.D Conference Hall Jammu in which more than 150 participants drawn from various youth clubs, Mahila Mandels of District Jammu and Samba participated.
While addressing the gathering, Director General Youth Service and Sports Dr. Salim-Ul - Rehman said that the Objective of the progr


Tuesday, December 10, 2019DDC Rajouri convenes introductory meet

RAJOURI, DECEMBER 10: District Development Commissioner Rajouri, Mohammad Nazir Sheikh today convened an introductory meeting with the district and sectoral officers.
Chief Planning Officer, Shama-Un Ahmed, ADC Rajouri,Sher Singh, ADC Sunderbani Vinod Kumar Behnal,ADC Nowshera Sukhdev Singh Samyal,ADC Kotranka, Surinder Mohan Sharma,, District Treasury officer, Imran Mehmood ,SE PWD,SE PHE,SE


Tuesday, December 10, 2019DC Rajouri conducts surprise inspection of Rajouri hospital

Doctor among three suspended

RAJOURI, DECEMBER 10: A team of District Administration under the supervision of Deputy Commissioner Rajouri Mohammad Nazir Sheikh conducted surprise inspection at the hospital in the night hours in the intervening night of Monday and Tuesday to take first hand appraisal of patient care in Rajouri GMC Associated Hospital.
The team was comprising of Additional Deputy Commissioner Rajouri, Sher


Tuesday, December 10, 2019Chairman KVIC meets Lt. Governor

Jammu, December 10: Sh. Vinai Kumar Saxena, Chairman, Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC), met Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu at the Raj Bhavan here today.
The Lt. Governor and Sh. Saxena discussed various important issues pertaining to the promotion, organization and implementation of programs for the development of Khadi and other village industries in the rural areas o


Tuesday, December 10, 2019MD CVPPL calls on Lt. Governor

Jammu, December 10: Sh. M S Babu, Managing Director, Chenab Valley Power Projects Private Limited (CVPPL), called on Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu at the Raj Bhavan here today.
The MD briefed the Lt. Governor about the status of implementation of various hydro-electric power projects being undertaken by the Corporation to harness the vast hydro potential of river Chenab.
The Lt. G


Tuesday, December 10, 2019Bari Brahmana Industries Association calls on Lt. Governor

Jammu, December 10: A deputation of Bari Brahmana Industries Association, called on Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu at the Raj Bhavan here today.
The deputation led by its President, Sh. Lalit Mahajan put forth several important issues and demands related to Industrial Sector of J&K including adoption of ease of doing business concept by the departments related to the Industrial sector


Tuesday, December 10, 2019All J&K OBC Maha-Sabha delegation calls on Lt. Governor

Jammu, December 10: A delegation of All J&K O.B.C Maha-Sabha led by its Chairman, Sh. Kasturi Lal Basotra, called on Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu at the Raj Bhavan here today.
The delegation comprising of its members-Sh. BL Choudhary, Sh. GHS Gujri, Sh. Mohd. Shabir, Sh. ML Pawar, Sain Dass and Vishal Choudhary apprised the Lt. Governor about various important issues regarding the w


Tuesday, December 10, 2019Lt. Governor directs for restructuring of Tourism Development Authorities

Fix responsibility for inordinate delays in health infra projects, expedite remaining PMDP projects with clear timelines: Lt. Governor

Jammu, December 10: Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu today directed for rolling out the mechanism for the restructuring of Tourism Development Authorities across the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.
The Lt. Governor passed these directions during a meeting he chaired to review the functioning of Planning, Development and Monitoring Department here at the Civil Secretariat.
Sh. B


Monday, December 9, 201952282 beneficiaries registered under Ayushman Bharat, 43255 golden cards issued: DC Budgam

Reviews functioning of Health Department

BUDGAM, DECEMBER 09: Reviewing referrals and daily admission of patients at Health Centers of the district, the Deputy Commissioner, Budgam, Tariq Hussain Ganai today said that under Ayushman Bharat, 52282 beneficiaries have been registered so far while 43255 golden cards have been issued.
The District Development Commissioner today speaking in a meeting convened to review functioning of Healt


Monday, December 9, 2019DC B’la discusses measures for online registration for Scholarships, Arrangements for Winter Tutorials

BARAMULLA, DECEMBER 09: Deputy Commissioner, Baramulla Dr G N Itoo, today chaired a meeting with concerned authorities of education department to discuss measures for hassle free registration of students under various scholarship programmes.
The meeting also reviewed the heating and other necessary arrangements in the schools for the winter tutorials.
Appraising the DC about the functioning of


Monday, December 9, 2019Speed up pace of work on languishing projects: DDC Kupwara to officials

Reviews works under District CAPEX Budget and B2V Programme

KUPWARA, DECEMBER 09: District Development Commissioner (DDC), Kupwara, Anshul Garg, today chaired a meeting of District Officers and Executive Engineers of various Engineering Wings to review the progress made during current fiscal under Languishing Projects, District CAPEX Budget and Back to Village Programme.
The DDC took a detailed review of various projects executed by R&B, JKPCC, Educati


Monday, December 9, 2019I&C Deptt establishes Internet Facilitation Centre for Unit Holders

SRINAGAR, DECEMBER 09: Department of Industries and Commerce today established Internet Facilitation Centre at its Directorate office Sanat Gahar here for the unit holders.
The Director Industries and Commerce Department Kashmir Mahmood Shah has informed that the Centre has been set up to facilitate unit holders to upload their returns and incentive registrations.
“The unit holders who have al


Monday, December 9, 2019DLTFC approves 166 cases under JKREGP in Baramulla

BARAMULLA, DECEMBER 09: District Level Task Force Committee (DLTFC) today approved 166 cases under Jammu & Kashmir Rural Employment Generation Programme (JKREGP) here at Dak Bungalow in a meeting convened by Additional Deputy Commissioner, Baramulla, Muhammad Ahsan Mir.
General Manager, DIC, District Officer, KVIB, Executive Officer KVIC, Baramulla, Lead Bank Manager, representatives from SBI,


Monday, December 9, 2019DDC Shopian inaugurates ‘Two day workshop-cum-Industrial Motivational Campaign’

SHOPIAN, DECEMBER 04: District Development Commissioner Shopian, Choudhary Mohammad Yasin (IAS) today inaugurated two-day Workshop-cum-Industrial Motivational Campaign in presence of ADDC, General Manager DIC, and other concerned officers.
The Workshop was organised by the District Industries Centre, Shopian and MSME Development Institute, Srinagar here at District Administrative Complex, Shop


Monday, December 9, 2019Interview of J&KREGP candidates of Anantnag

ANANTNAG, DECEMBER 09: According to the District Officer KVIB Anantnag, the Interview of the candidates—who have applied for availing loan through J&KREGP for establishing their own Income Generating Units for the year 2019 – 20 is being conducted tomorrow on December 10 at 11:00 AM at Dak Bungalow Anantnag.


Monday, December 9, 2019Govt to cover all students under scholarship schemes

65000 new beneficiaries to be covered under ISSS, NSAP Last date for filling of forms extended by Dec 31

SRINAGAR, DECEMBER 9: The Government today announced to cover all the students under various Scholarship Schemes, besides providing financial assistance to the physically challenged and persons above age of 70 years in the Union Territory.
It was revealed during a review meeting of field functionaries of Social Welfare Department chaired by Director General Social Welfare, Kashmir, Rukhsana Gani


Monday, December 9, 2019BOPEE officials condole with colleague

JAMMU, DECEMBER 09- The officials of J&K Board of Professional Entrance Examination (BOPEE) today condoled the demise of Mother-in-law of Controller of Examinations, BOPEE, Dr. Sunil Gupta.
In this regard, a condolence meeting was held under the chairmanship of Secretary, BOPEE, Dr. A.H. Shah.
The officials prayed for eternal peace to the departed soul and expressed heartfelt sympathies with


Monday, December 9, 2019J&K concludes Tourism promotional campaigns at Kolkata, Jaipur

SRINAGAR, DECEMBER 08: Jammu & Kashmir Tourism department concluded its promotional campaign at Kolkata and Jaipur successfully.
The department participated in a 3-day travel show by INFOCOM at Kolkata from December 5 to December 7 and also participated in India Travel Mart at Jaipur from December 06- December 08.
Both the events witnessed an overwhelming response from the exhibitors, buyers


Monday, December 9, 2019Ensure all eligible beneficiaries are covered under CSS- Principal Secretary Home

JAMMU, DECEMBER 09: Principal Secretary Home, Shaleen Kabra, today exhorted upon the officers to spread awareness regarding various centrally sponsored schemes to ensure optimum coverage of eligible persons under the ambit of these pro-people programmes.
Kabra issued these instructions while addressing a meeting convened to discuss and chalk out strategies towards achieving cent percent covera


Monday, December 9, 2019Dwivedi reviews preparations for 'Workshop-cum-Exhibition' to be held under Bamboo Mission in JK

JAMMU, 09 DECEMBER: Commissioner Secretary, Forests, Environment and Ecology Department, Manoj Kumar Dwivedi, today reviewed preparations for the proposed Workshop-cum-Exhibition to be held in Jammu and Kashmir under the ambitious Bamboo Mission.
The meeting had elaborate discussion on several aspects regarding effective implementation of this unique mission in J&K like finalization of role and