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16 March, 2018

JAMMU, MARCH 16-Minister for Forests, Environment and Ecology, Choudhary Lal Singh asked the Divisional Forest Officers of Jammu province to gear up front line forest staff who is taking week-long training from experts for demarcation of un-demarcated open spaces of Forests across the Jammu region so that encroachments on Forest land can be curbed from land grabbers.

This was stated by the Minister while addressing frontline forest staff at a concluding day function of 5-day long training programme on settlement of demarcation of Forest land at Soil Conservation Training Institute at Miran Sahib, here today.

Principal Chief Conservator of Forests, Ravi Kesar, Additional Principal Chief Conservator of Forests settlement and demarcation N P Singh, Conservator East Circle Kh Qamar-ud-Din besides Divisional Forest Officers of Jammu city were present on the occasion.

The Minister directed the Additional Principal Chief Conservator of settlement and demarcation N P Singh to immediately release funds and keep at the disposal of Divisional Forest Officers of Jammu region so that demarcation job under Forests Demarcation Map can be completed by May this year.

He asked them to demarcate the open spaces strictly as per the forest land office record.

Choudhary Lal Singh said that Government has prioritized the protection, preservation plan of forests and wildlife by taking up systematic demarcation of forest and wildlife land across the State. He said that Government has initiated a process of demarcating the Forests and Wildlife land across the State and assured that strict action would be taken against the encroachers. 

The Minister said that directions have already been issued to the officials of the department that there shouldn’t be no compromise on the protection of wildlife, environment and ecology of the State.

Choudhary Lal Singh called for a greater role of the civil society in raising awareness among the people of all sections, which would help in protecting forests and wildlife. He said that Government has prioritized protection and preservation of forests and wildlife by taking up systematic demarcation of forest land.

Later, the Minister also distributed certificates and mementos to the frontline staff who got training for demarcation of open spaces of forests across the Jammu region.  

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Last Updated 16 March, 2018
13 March, 2018
JAMMU, Mar 13: Former Dy CM of J&K Muzzafer Hussain Baig is  the front runner for the post of Finance Ministry J&K
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Last Updated 13 March, 2018
12 March, 2018


Jammu, March 12: Governor NN Vohra approved PDP’s decision of removing Haseeb Drabu from the council of ministers.

Drabu has been removed by the PDP over his controversial remarks that Kashmir was not a political but a social issues.

Now the question comes, who will take the charge of prize Finance Minister, a difficult job when Haseeb Drabu did so well.


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Last Updated 12 March, 2018
12 March, 2018


JAMMU, Mar 12: CM Mehbooba Mufti puts strong Tweet on Asifa murder case and Situation volatile in Nowshera -Kalakote -Sunderbani belt: Editor Rahil Gupta's analysis.


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Last Updated 12 March, 2018
25 February, 2018


MUMBAI: Super actress  Sridevi passed away in Dubai, where she was attending a family wedding.

From the age of four, she had worked in films in the Tamil, Telugu, Malaylam, Kannada and Hindi languages.

Sridevi's husband Boney Kapoor and daughter Khushi were with her when she died, as per reports.

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Last Updated 25 February, 2018
24 February, 2018


JAMMU: CM Mehbooba visits GMC Jammu; hits out at Authorities for no cleanliness.

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Last Updated 24 February, 2018
23 February, 2018


JAMMU, Feb 23:  IG Traffic Basant Rath gives advise to Cops to follw rules in a lighter node .

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Last Updated 23 February, 2018
20 February, 2018




RAJOURI, Feb 20: Maintaining that road sector as key to the overall development and prosperity of people, Minister for Public Works Department, Naeem Akhtar said the government will achieve the target for construction of 818 Kms of road length under Prime Minister Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) by March 2019 in district Rajouri.

The projected roads include 350 Kms length in Budhal division and 468 Kms in Rajouri division. Providing connectivity through state-of-art road infrastructure, tunnels and bridges, especially in rural and far-flung areas would be the topmost priority of the government with the declared objective of ensuring inclusive socio-economic development, said the Minister.  

While reviewing the progress of various on-going developmental projects under PMGSY and other sectors in Rajouri district, the minister directed the concerned engineers to make the process of execution of works hassle-free and focus on quality and timely completion of projects so that the benefits of these projects percolate down to the needy population. He called for strict adherence to norms, deadlines for completion of projects. He issued specific instructions to Deputy Commissioner, Rajouri to motivate the unemployed youth to establish the hot-mix plants and crushers to produce adequate raw material locally for construction and blacktopping of the roads as the present system is inadequate to meet the requirement.

It was given out in the meeting that under CRF, 3 roads are expected to be completed in next one and a half years with the estimated cost of Rs 100 Cr. Similarly, 80-meter Sukhtawi Nallah and 163-meter Badamang bridges are also targeted to be completed at a cost of Rs 6.5 Cr and 16.8 Cr respectively during the same period. It was further informed that under City and Town Scheme, 80 Kms road length has been macadamized in the current financial year with an expenditure of Rs 24 Cr.

Minister expressed satisfaction over the progress of work on the construction of an administrative and academic block of Government Medical College (GMC), Rajouri which involves a cost of Rs 69 Cr. He directed the concerned to ensure earlier finalization of the contract of Rs 40 Cr for construction of hostels and residential quarters for students and faculty members.   He impressed that the work on GMC must be completed within the stipulated time as it is a dream project of present dispensation which entails the creation of employment for hundreds of unemployed youths apart from boosting health sector in the in this strategic region.

Among those present in the meeting included District Development Commissioner, Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary, Chief Engineer PMGSY Jammu, S P Manhas, Addl. DDC, A S Chib, Addl. SP Mohd Yousuf, Superintending Engineer PWD Rajouri-Poonch, Majid Khan, XEN PWD Rajouri, Mushtaq Raina and field functionaries of the department.


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Last Updated 20 February, 2018
20 February, 2018


JAM MU, Feb 20: IGP Traffic Basant Rath asks people to de-board  over loaded Matador in Jammu.

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Last Updated 20 February, 2018
18 February, 2018
JAMMU, FEBRUARY 18-Minister for Forests, Ecology and Environment Choudhary Lal Singh has called upon the parents to send wards to schools for their better future and enable them to contribute in the development of the country.
This was stated by the Minister while addressing a large gathering of students, parents, teaching and Non-teaching staff members of the Dogra Higher Secondary School, Shastri Nagar during its 52nd Annual Day and Prize Distribution function at the Auditorium of Government College for Women Gandhi Nagar, here today.  
The annual day celebration started with lighting the traditional lamp and thereafter ‘Vandana’ song was presented by the students of the school in their melodious voice.
Director School Education  Jammu Ravinder Singh, Chairman of the School Th. Gulchain Singh Charak, Principal Devinder Kaur, Managing Director of the Institute Ghambir Dev Singh Charak besides parents of the children were present on the occasion.
  The audiences appreciated the cultural items presented by the students during its school annual day function.
Addressing the gathering, Choudhary Lal Singh appreciated the efforts of kids for presenting colorful programme. He said such type of events not only giving platform to the children to expose their hidden talent but also come to know about their cultural heritage.
The Minister asked the teaching fraternity to provide quality as well as moral values in the school to the students. He said teachers are the main architect who shaping the personality of students by giving them quality education.
Choudhary Lal Singh highlighting the role of the teachers and parents in the life of children, he said a child is nourished by parents while the teacher shapes his personality and gives his life a new direction. He called upon the parents to send their wards to schools for becoming good citizens of the country.
The Minister asked the students community to work for unity and integrity of the country and also appealed the parents to come forward and support their children in this mission so that India becomes stronger day by day.
Choudhary Lal Singh further said that the Government is making all out efforts to expand the reach of education to farthest areas by opening new schools so that the students get education at their doorsteps. He further said that Government is remitting fee and also providing free uniform and books to those poor children who are not getting education due to financial constraints.
The Minister asked the students to work hard and show their excellence in coming exams. He said education is vital for their better tomorrow and asked students to share their knowledge with each other.
Earlier, in her welcome address, Principal of the school Devinder Kour read out the annual report and expressed gratitude to parents for their cooperation and frequent interaction to make the programme an impressive one.
Later, the Minister distributed mementos among the students who participated in cultural programme and also to the meritorious students who brought laurels for schools in academic in 2016-17 exams.
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