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Day: September 13, 2022

Director Agriculture Kashmir visits Saffron growing areas of Pampore
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Director Agriculture Kashmir visits Saffron growing areas of Pampore

PULWAMA, SEPTEMBER 13: The Director Agriculture Kashmir, Chowdhary Mohammad Iqbal today visited saffron growing areas of Pampore and interacted with the saffron farmers of the area. During the visit, the Director took stock of various steps taken during the recently held saffron field day. Speaking on the occasion, the Director said that the Department is committed to the development of the saffron sector. A number of initiatives have already been taken by the Department and a number of other steps are in progress, he further said. Iqbal said that for the economic development of saffron farmers, the department has endeavoured to ensure that our GI Tagged saffron reaches national and international markets. He assured the farmers of every possible support from the department for making sa...
Drug Control Organization Kulgam organises Awareness programme at Devsar
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Drug Control Organization Kulgam organises Awareness programme at Devsar

KULGAM, SEPTEMBER 13: As part of ‘Nasha Mukt Bharat Abhiyan’ the Drug Control Organization Kulgam today organised an awareness camp at Devsar, here. During the programme, the Chemists and Distributors of the area were sensitized about safe dispensing and distribution practices with an aim to follow governing rules/ conditions of licenses and strict adherence to safe dispensing practices with respect to scheduled formulations/ NRx/ habit forming drugs. Also, it was reiterated to install computer billing systems and CCTV cameras for maintaining sale/ purchase records to fight against the menace of drug abuse.
DC B’la discusses Action Plan to launch ‘Catch the Rain’ Water Conservation campaign
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DC B’la discusses Action Plan to launch ‘Catch the Rain’ Water Conservation campaign

Rain Water harvesting to be reinforced under Jal Shakti Abhiyaan: Dr Sehrish BARAMULLA, SEPTEMBER 13: With an aim to intensify water conservation, the Deputy Commissioner (DC) Baramulla, Dr Syed Sehrish today chaired a meeting of various concerned functionaries to discuss means and measures to successfully launch centrally sponsored water conservation 'Catch the Rain' campaign. The meeting was attended by Central Nodal Officer, Jal Shakti Abhiyan Virunda Manohar Desai and Officers of various departments. It is worth mentioning here that the nationwide campaign launched by the Ministry of Jal Shakti under National Water Mission ‘Catch the Rain’, focuses on creating rain water harvesting structures across UT of Jammu and Kashmir. On the occasion, the DC asserted that water harvesting is ...
MP Farooq Abdullah chairs DISHA meeting at Budgam
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MP Farooq Abdullah chairs DISHA meeting at Budgam

BUDGAM, SEPTEMBER 13: The Member Parliament (MP) Srinagar- Budgam Lok Sabha constituency, Dr. Farooq Abdullah today chaired the District Development Coordination and Monitoring Committee (DISHA), meeting at Conference Hall Budgam. At the outset, District Development Commissioner, Budgam, S F Hamid presented the overall status of the sector – wise developmental achievements and implementation of centrally and UT sponsored schemes in the district through a powerpoint presentation. Taking review, the MP also listened to the demands of DDC Chairman, Nazir Ahmad Khan, DDC Members, BDCs, President of Municipal Councils and various Sarpanches and other PRI members during the review meeting. Stressing on speedy completion of all ongoing works and projects, the MP reviewed implementation and pro...
DDC Chairperson Kathua reviews progress of District Development Plan works
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DDC Chairperson Kathua reviews progress of District Development Plan works

KATHUA, SEPTEMBER 13: District Development Council Chairperson Kathua, Mahan Singh today reviewed the status of the works approved under District Capex Budget 2022-23, here at a meeting held in the DC office complex. DDC Vice Chairperson, Raghunandan Singh; Deputy Commissioner, Rahul Pandey; ADDC, Ankur Mahajan; CPO, Uttam Singh; DDC members and concerned Officers were also present. The DDC Chairperson took sector wise review of works vis a vis status of the ongoing works, technical and   administrative approvals, status of tenders, allotment of works etc. The Chairperson called upon the DDC council members to personally monitor the progress of the works going on in their respective jurisdiction. He also called for timely execution   without compromising on the quality of works. The Ch...