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Advisor Bhatnagar chairs 19th BoDs meet of JKBOCWWB
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Advisor Bhatnagar chairs 19th BoDs meet of JKBOCWWB

Approves 189.86 crores for different welfare schemes of construction workers SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 01: Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar today chaired the 19th meeting of Board of Directors (BoDs) of J&K Building and other Construction Workers Welfare Board (JKBOCWWB) at Civil Secretariat here. The meeting was attended by Principal Secretary, PWD, Shailendra Kumar; Commissioner Secretary Labour and Employment department, Sarita Chauhan; CEO/Secretary, JKBOCWWB, Munir-ul-Islam; Labour Commissioner, J&K, Abdul Rashid War; DG, Budget, M.Y Itoo; Director Rural Development Department, Kashmir, Imamuddin; Special Secretary, Law and Parliamentary Affairs, representatives of various labour unions, other members of Board and senior officials of the concerned departments b...
CELEBRATION OF 24TH RAISING DAY OF
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CELEBRATION OF 24TH RAISING DAY OF

COUNTER INSURGENCY FORCE (KILO)   Sharifabad, 01 Sep 2022. 24th Raising Day of Headquarter Counter Insurgency Force (Kilo) was celebrated on 01st September 2022 at Sharifabad Garrison. The event in addition to Officers, Junior Commission Officers and Other Ranks was attended by local civilians employed in Sharifabad Garrison. Headquarter Counter Insurgency Force (Kilo) was raised on 01st Sep 1999 and since then it has been involved in multifarious activities ranging from conduct of Counter Terrorism Operations, securing lines of communication, ensuring peace and law & order in addition to  meaningful interaction with citizens.   ​            The programme started with wreath laying ceremony at Headquarter Counter Insurgency Force (Kilo) War Memorial, where names o...
3-day annual Mela Patt begins at Bhaderwah amid religious, traditional fervor
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3-day annual Mela Patt begins at Bhaderwah amid religious, traditional fervor

BHADERWAH, SEPTEMBER 01.To commemorate the historic meet between Mughal emperor Akbar and King Nag Pal of Bhaderwah, the three day annual historic Mela Patt devoted to Lord Vasuki Nag, a presiding deity of Bhaderwah valley and its adjoining areas, started today at ancient Mohalla Khakhal of Bhadarwah. Mela-Patt—a symbol of Nag culture, is celebrated every year on Nag Panchami and hundreds of people converge at Khakhal Mohallah to pay obeisance to the bravery and spiritual power of Raja Nag Pal. It is notable that every year hundreds of people from different parts of the UT of J&K irrespective of caste and religion participate in the festival. The festival was first celebrated in the 16th century by King Nag Pal, the ruler of a small principality then called Bhadarkashi presently kno...
DMO Jammu seizes 6 vehicles involved in illegal mining
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DMO Jammu seizes 6 vehicles involved in illegal mining

JAMMU, SEPTEMBER 01: A team of Geology and Mining Department assisted by Police on Thursday morning raided several locations to tighten noose around perpetrators of illegal mining.  “On the directions of Deputy Commissioner Jammu Avny Lavasa, District Mineral Officer, Dr. Gulshan Kumar along with staff members of and Chowki Officer Pouni Chak raided different locations  at Akalpur, Golgujral, Pouni Chak areas early in the morning at around 4.30 am today and seized 06 number of  Vehicles indulged in illegal transportation of minor minerals” the Department said. Giving details about the raids, the DMO informed that the vehicles  bearing chassis numbers   MBNALALTBLRB00734; MBNBG55AEMCG20108;  WZCE61942954664; MBNBG55AEMCH23614 transporting sand illegally. The vehicles were seized and custo...
DC Udhampur for complete elimination of Single Use Plastic
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DC Udhampur for complete elimination of Single Use Plastic

UDHAMPUR, SEPTEMBER 01: Deputy Commissioner, Udhampur, Krittika Jyotsna today chaired a meeting of the District Environment Committee to review progress on elimination of Single Use Plastic (SUP). At the outset, threadbare discussions were held on the action plan of Plastic Waste Management and present status with regard to implementation of the Action Plan to eliminate the plastic waste. Reviewing the progress, the DC directed the Chief Education Officer to launch a massive awareness campaign in all educational institutions with active participation of students to discourage the use of single-use plastic in their areas. The departments were asked to stop the use & selling of single use plastic and use it’s alternate in offices as well as in homes. An Officer from PCC Udhampur info...