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DC Ganderbal releases 5 Publications of the District
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DC Ganderbal releases 5 Publications of the District

GANDERBAL, SEPTEMBER 01: The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Ganderbal, Shyambir today released four vital publications highlighting the socio-economic profile of Ganderbal District and One Evaluation Study on National Health Mission (NHM) during a simple book release function held in his office Mini Secretariat, here. The Books released were District Statistical Hand Book, District at a Glance, Economic Review and Village Amenity for the year 2021-22 and One Evaluation Study on National Health Mission (NHM). Chief Planning Officer Ganderbal, Irfan Ahmed Giri and District Statistics & Evaluation Officer Ganderbal, Akhter Hussain Malik were present in the release ceremony. District Statistics and Evaluation Office Ganderbal is the Nodal Agency for collection, compilation and dissemination o...
Nasha Mukt Bharat Abhiyan commences at Ganderbal
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Nasha Mukt Bharat Abhiyan commences at Ganderbal

DC participates in mega awareness rally against drug abuse; administers pledge to participants GANDERBAL, SEPTEMBER 01: Month long Nasha Mukt Bharat Abhiyan commenced in Ganderbal today with multifarious activities and awareness campaigns held on day one throughout the district. Mega awareness rally on Drug Abuse was flagged-off by the Deputy Commissioner (DC) Ganderbal, Shyambir from Mini secretariat Ganderbal in which ADC, Farooq Ahmad Baba, ASP Ganderbal, Feroz Yehya, District Officers, BDC Chairperson Ganderbal, Police, students, NGOs besides citizens participated. Earlier, a pledge taking ceremony was held in the lawns of Mini secretariat and pledge was administered by the DC among the participants who pledged to stay away from drugs and live a happy life. Participants also pledge...
68755 left-out households in JK brought under PDS ambit during 2021-22
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68755 left-out households in JK brought under PDS ambit during 2021-22

All deserving households, beneficiaries to be covered under National Food Security Scheme: FCS&CA Department Distribution of Fortified rice commences in three districts SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 01: The Department of Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA) in J&K has, during the financial year 2021-22, brought a whopping 68755 households under the ambit of the National Food Security Scheme. “This is the outcome of the extensive exercise launched by the Department last year to bring all the deserving left-out households and beneficiaries, under the ambit of the Public Distribution System,” a spokesman of the FCS&CA said. He said out of 68755 households added during 2021-22, 3780 have been registered under Antyodaya Anna Yojana category (AAY) and 64975 under Priority...
Lt Governor launches campaign for Nasha Mukt Jammu Kashmir
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Lt Governor launches campaign for Nasha Mukt Jammu Kashmir

The administration has adopted zero tolerance policy against drug dealers and drug traffickers: Lt Governor It is collective responsibility of the society to join this fight against drug menace, says LG Today we have launched a new campaign ‘drug-free city and drug-free village’: LG Representatives from PRIs & Urban Local Bodies have been requested to work with administration and ensure villages and wards are made drug-free with determined effort and proactive approach: LG LG flags off Swasth Rath, Police bike rally to aware people against drug menace JAMMU, SEPTEMBER 01: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha today launched a campaign for Nasha Mukt Jammu Kashmir at an event organized at the convention centre here. Speaking on the occasion, the Lt Governor asserted that the adm...
DRUGS – A HABIT THAT DESTROYS FAMILIES
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DRUGS – A HABIT THAT DESTROYS FAMILIES

   Drugs take you to hell, disguised as heaven                         -Donald Lynn frost A.R. BHAT A horrific catastrophe is silently waiting to explode and is staring directly in the face of our great nation, particularly the youth. Our very capable Kashmiri youth is clutched in the claws of drug abuse, hampering their potential and capability to constructively engage and work towards the betterment of the society. This is a major concern that must be addressed with deliberate planning and seriousness, to protect the most precious resource, our youth. The tendency has been to avoid the true demon by screening it under the veil of terrorism, development and other prevalent problems of the state. But the fact of the matter is that drugs and Kashmiri youth will have greater soc...