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29 October, 2021


Jammu, October 29: Jammu and Kashmir Government established e-office for efficient working in the administration so that  Govt by keeping Jammu based officers in Jammu & Srinagar based at Srinagar, cases can be easily disposed by  e office & otherwise can save lacs per month as move expenses.

But, Govt has issued orders for hundereds of employees from Srinagar to Jammu , which will again cause loss to  Govt exchequer by  unuseful expenses for move , even when there is  e-office.

Administrative Experts speaking to Cross Town News said this order is in no concurrence with e office.

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Last Updated 29 October, 2021
14 October, 2021

JAMMU, OCTOBER 13: A delegation of DDC Chairpersons, Former Legislator, and Public delegations called on Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha to project their concerning issues and demands, at the Raj Bhavan here today.

The delegation of DDC chairpersons, comprising of Sh Saraf Singh Nag, Sh Bharat Bhushan, Sh Mahan Singh, Sh Lal Chand, and Sh Keshav Sharma from Reasi, Jammu, Kathua, Udhampur, and Samba respectively apprised the Lt Governor about various developmental and administrative issues of their districts.

They also suggested measures for further empowerment of elected bodies and shared their feedback on the ongoing visits of Union Ministers to various districts of the UT. Former Legislator, Sh Balwant Singh Mankotia also met the Lt Governor and raised various issues of public importance of Udhampur area vis-à-vis upgradation and strengthening of road network, Solid Waste Management, developing Sports infrastructure, augmentation of drinking water supply among other issues.

The Lt Governor, while interacting with the DDC Chairpersons and former Legislator observed that the Government is working on the principle of equitable development of all regions. He assured them that all their genuine issues and demands would be taken up for examination and early redressal.

The Lt Governor further urged them to continue their sustained endeavours for the advancement of public welfare. Similarly, members of Prem Nath Bhat Memorial trust comprising of Sh Shiban Khaibri, Sh SL Koul, Dr. BL Bhat, Sh HL Bhat, and Sh Sanjay Pandita called on Lt Governor and apprised him about the security of temples and shrines in Kashmir.

They also presented a book titled ‘Hindu Shrines of Kashmir’ to the Lt Governor. Vice President, J&K Veterinary Doctors Association, Dr. Sunil Kumar Dogra also met the Lieutenant Governor and discussed several issues related to the welfare of their fraternity.

Meanwhile, Sh Nakul Matoo, Councillor SMC also called on the Lt Governor and discussed about several developmental issues in his area. The Lt Governor gave a patient hearing to all the visiting deputations and individuals and assured them that the government is taking all necessary steps for the betterment of the public.

While interacting with the members of the delegations, the Lt Governor reiterated that the government is committed to improving the lives of all the citizens of Jammu and Kashmir. He assured them redressal of their genuine demands on merit and said that all their issues and suggestions will be looked into earnestly for appropriate action on them.

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Last Updated 14 October, 2021
28 July, 2021

JAMMU, July 28: Anuj Sharma , IDES Officer is posted as Principal Director in Jammu.

Sources told Cross Town News that Anuj, 19991 batch IDES , has been posted as Principal Director, DE, Northern Command , Jammu.

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Last Updated 28 July, 2021
10 April, 2021

Jammu, Apr 10: DC Jammu announced  one more area as micro containment zone in Jammu.

All Exams postponed in Jammu university as university is closed.

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Last Updated 10 April, 2021
27 February, 2021

Jammu, Feb 27: Engagement of SPOs under Sports Category in J&K Police.

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Last Updated 27 February, 2021
22 August, 2020

Bandipora, Aug 22:  Bandipora Police arrested five terror associates of ISJK outfit on Saturday, SSP Bandipora Rahul Malik confirmed the same. 
SSP said four  Terror Associates are from different places in Bandipora and one is from Srinagar.
Incriminating material and ammunition was recovered from their possession and Case has been registered.
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Last Updated 22 August, 2020
25 June, 2020

SRINAGAR, June 25:Three days after  death, the swab sample of a 75 year old man from Mehjoor Nagar Srinagar tested  positive for the covid-19 on Thursday.

Total  fatality count due to the Covid 19 now  in J&K is 90.

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Last Updated 25 June, 2020
18 February, 2020


JAMMU, FEBRUARY 18: Financial Commissioner, Health & Medical Education, Atal Dulloo today reviewed the implementation of Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) in J&K.

It came up in the meeting that over 62000 patients were treated under AB-PMJAY across the union territory of J&K.

The meeting was attended by Bhupinder Kumar, Chief Executive Officer, State Health Agency, AB-PMJAY, J & K; Prof. AG Ahangar, Director SKIMS Srinagar; Dr. Sameer Mattoo, Director Health Services Kashmir; Dr. Renu Sharma, Director Health Services Jammu; Dr. Sunanda Raina, Principal GMC, Jammu; Prof. Parvaiz A. Shah, Principal GMC Srinagar and other officers of State Health Agency. The meeting was attended by all the Chief Medical Officers and Medical Superintendents through Video Conferencing.

The FC, Health directed all CMOs to ensure that no entitled patient is missed out in any empanelled hospital across the Union Territory. He also directed the concerned to clear pendency with regard to first policy period term by or before February 29, 2020. He stressed that the main objective of the program is to achieve the vision of Universal Health Coverage. He urged them to play their role positively in meeting this goal.

The CEO appraised that over 62000 cases have been treated in the 158 empanelled hospitals across the Union Territory of J & K and Ladakh. He further informed the participants that National Health Authority has recently revised Health Benefit Packages (HBP) and the State Health Agency is shifting to HBP 2.0 from March 2020.

Highlighting the benefits of the revised Health Benefit Packages (HBPs), he said that 237 new packages have been introduced, while price increase of 270 packages is also an add-on benefit of this revised package. Besides introduction of stratified, add-on, follow-up procedures and separation of implants/high end consumables are also part of the new package.

Pertinently, AB-PMJAY was launched in December, 2018 here for making health services available at doorsteps of the people. The scheme guarantees provision of health insurance cover to the extent of ? 5.00 lakh to a family floater on cashless basis through an established network of 158 health care providers. There are 613648 AB-PMJAY Beneficiary Family Units across the Union Territories of J & K and Ladakh.

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Last Updated 18 February, 2020
08 January, 2019



SRINAGAR, JANUARY 08:  Divisional Commissioner, Baseer Ahmad Khan today chaired 247th High-Level Committee (HLC) meeting of Syed Mirak Shah (SMS) Road, Khanyar-Zadibal-Pandach (KZP) Road and other developmental works of Circular Road Project to review the rehabilitation and disbursement of cash compensation to the people whose structures and land has come under the Project.

The meeting held a threadbare discussion with photographic evidence regarding the land, structure and shops acquisition on SMS Road, KZP Road, Critical Bottleneck Structures on SafaKadal Jamallatta Road, Widening of Bottlenecks of BuchporaHazratbal Road (Phase-1), Community Centre Namchibal, Community Centre Babademb, Community Centre Mir Masjid Khanyar, Critical Bottleneck Structures on Safa Kadal Jamallatta Road, Widening of Bottlenecks of Buchpora Hazratbal Road (Phase-1), area widening at Peer Dastageer Sahib,  area widening at Community Centre Jamia Masjid Nowhatta and Govt Boys Middle School Kailashpora. Allotment of shops for dislocated shopkeepers of Syed Mirak Shah Road in SMC Shopping Complex at Khayam and Allotment of shops for dislocated shopkeepers of Qamarwari Chowk in ERA complex at Ram Bagh.

The Divisional Commissioner also interacted with affected families and shopkeepers. After mutual understanding, cash compensation and allotment of shops were approved in various cases in favour of affected beneficiaries whose land, structures and shops come under the different works of Circular Road Project.

The cash compensation and shops allotment were given to the families and shopkeepers as per the field verification, submission of Aadhaar cards and other requisite formalities.

On the occasion, the Divisional Commissioner directed R&B engineers to demolish the structures and shops immediately whose owners have received compensation.

He stressed upon the concerned authorities to speed up the rehabilitation process and clear the pending cases immediately so that the Syed Mirak Shah Road, Khanyar-Zadibal-Pandach Road and other developmental works of Circular Road Project are expedited for early completion.

Additional Development Commissioner Kashmir Abdul Salam Mir, Additional District Development Commissioner Srinagar K KSidha, Assistant Commissioner with Div Com Qazi Irfan, Assistant Commissioner Revenue Peerzada Zahoor, VC SDA, Joint Commissioner SMC, Superintending Engineer R&B, Chief Town planner, affected persons and other concerned officers were present in the meeting.

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Last Updated 08 January, 2019
02 September, 2018

Samba, Sep 01:  District Development Commissioner, Sushma Chauhan today heard  issues of pople’s of Samba Distt at a public grievanceal redressal camp held in Vijaypur Block.

People apprised their demands and sought clearance of MGNREGA and SBM liabilities, construction of check dams and ponds for storage of rainwater, construction of playfields removal of encroachment from khads at Raya following basic facilities like electricity at Rajinder Singh Park, construction of ponds, upgradation of transformer at Chani Manhasan. 

The public of Suchani sought improvement in power and water supply, plantation on land retrieved from encroachers, construction of passenger sheds on either side of National Highway at Vijaypur and fixed power curtailment schedule of electricity.

DDC assured that cases of refugees under PMDP would be settled by December 15.

The Executive Officer Vijaypur was asked to prepare estimate of construction of passenger sheds at Vijaypur. She also passed on spot direction to the concerned officers for swift redress of issues concerning shortage of power and water in the area.
She also stressed upon officers to generate mass awareness about the welfare schemes to enable maximum   number of eligible persons to take benefits.

Among others present were ACD, CEO, Xens PWD, PHE, PDD, REW,CHO, CAO,EO Vijaypur besides Tehsildar and BDO.

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Last Updated 02 September, 2018
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