Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Haryana Police trace 23 missing persons

by Haryananewswire
The special cell constituted by the District Police, Rewari in Haryana to investigate the cases of missing persons has succeeded in tracing 23 missing persons during the year 2013-14.
While giving this information today, a spokesman of Police Department said that strenuous efforts have been made by the police to solve out the cases of missing persons. Special Cell has also been constituted by the police for this purpose.
He said that on registration of any case of missing person in district Rewari, the investigation was handed over to the special team and immediate action was initiated. He said that as many as 23 missing persons have so far been traced and handed over to their families during the year 2013-14.
He said that on receiving the complaint, the photo and the appearance of the missing person were made available to all police stations and to the police personnel of districts adjoining borders. Success has been achieved in many cases due to the coordinated efforts with police of other districts and that of Rajasthan.

HAU to hosts workshop for agriculture officers

by Haryananewswire
A two-day workshop of Agriculture Officers will be held at Ch. Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar on April 18 and 19, 2014 to discuss various problems faced during the cultivation of Rabi Crop and also to finalize the recommendations on latest techniques of cultivation to be adopted during the ensuing Kharif Season. While giving this information today, a spokesman of the University said that the workshop would be inaugurated by Vice-Chancellor of University Dr. K.S Khokhar whereas, the inaugural function would be presided over by Additional Chief Secretary, Agriculture Department Mr. Roshan Lal.
The spokesman said that about 500 scientists of the University, Officers of the Haryana Agriculture Department and extension workers would participate in the workshop. He said that during the workshop, the recommendations based on latest techniques to be adopted during the ensuing Kharif Season would be finalized. Apart from this, problems related to the Rabi Crop would also be discussed by the scientists and officers of Agriculture Department. 
He said that during the workshop, the Agriculture Officers would also visit the Research Farm of the University and they would be informed about testing and research on crops, fruit and vegetables. Various technical sessions would be organized during the workshop in which discussions would be held on different crops, he added.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Haryana enhances DA for government employees

by Haryananewswire
The Haryana Government today announced to enhance the rate of Dearness Allowance (D.A.) payable to the State Government employees from existing 90 per cent to 100 per cent with effect from January 1, 2014.
While stating this here today, an official spokesman said that the grant of D.A. would put annual impact of Rs 531.60 crore on state exchequer. He said that the financial liabilities for the financial year 2014-15 for 14 months from January, 2014 to February, 2015 would be about of Rs.620 crore.PROHIBITION OF SALE OF LIQUOR: The Excise and Taxation Department, Haryana has prohibited the sale of liquor in three kilometer area adjoining Rajasthan border in view of General Elections to Lok Sabha 2014 in the Rajasthan state for which polling is to held on April 17.
While stating this here today, an official spokesman said that sale and carrying of liquor would be totally banned in these areas from 6 p.m. of April 15 till of conclusion of poll on April 17. He said that no liquor would be allowed to serve on these days in three kilometer area adjoining Rajasthan border in district Sirsa.
He said that similarly, in view of General Election to Lok Sabha in Punjab state, no liquor would be allowed to serve, sale or carrying in three kilometer area adjoining Punjab border in the district from 6 p.m. of April 28 to 6 p.m. of April 30. 
ARUN KUMAR GOES TO CENTRE: Haryana Government has placed the services of Arun Kumar, IAS, Principal Secretary, Fisheries and Science and Technology Department at the disposal of Government of India for appointment as Joint Secretary in the Union Ministry of Civil Aviation with immediate effect.

Monday, April 14, 2014

196405 metric tons of wheat arrive in Haryana mandis

by Haryananewswire
About 196405 metric tons of wheat has so far arrived in various mandis of Haryana during the current procurement season.
          While stating this here today, a spokesman of the Food and Supplies Department said the Government agencies have purchased 196381 metric tonnes of wheat whereas  24 metric tonnes of wheat have been purchased by millers.
            He said that Food and Supplies Department has purchased 74173 metric tonnes of wheat, HAFED 51145 metric tonnes, Agro Industries Corporation 10645 metric tonnes, Haryana Warehousing Corporation 19440 metric tonnes, CONFED 8204 metric tonnes and Food Corporation of India had purchased 32774 metric tonnes of wheat, he added.
          He said that district Kaithal is leading in the wheat arrival where 41017 metric tonnes of wheat has arrived in the mandis, followed by Faridabad with 21921metric tonnes. District Sonipat ranks third in the wheat arrival where 18400 metric tonnes of wheat has arrived in the mandis, in district Panipat, 28295 metric tonnes of wheat has arrived. Similarly, in Kurukshtera 19512 metric tonnes of wheat has arrived in the mandis, in Ambala 15959 metric tonnes, in Gurgaon 9904 metric tonnes, in Jhajjar 2906 metric tonnes, in Rohtak 7818 metric tonnes, in Yamuna Nagar 3248 metric tonnes, Jind 12 metric Tonnes and in Panchkula 39 metric tonnes of wheat has arrived in the mandis.

Friday, April 11, 2014

Haryana Tourism to organise Baisakhi Mela at Pinjore Gardens

by Haryananewswire
Haryana Tourism is going to organize the Baisakhi Mela at Pinjore Gardens on April 13 and 14 with much gaiety and fervour.
          While stating this here today, Managing Director, Haryana Tourism Mrs. Sumita Misra said that every year, this Festival is celebrated as a grand event with much pomp and gaiety at Pinjore Gardens. Hundreds of visitors look forward to the Baisakhi celebrations.
          Mrs. Misra said that this year, there would be a lot of fun and frolic in store for visitors. “We have made sincere efforts to scale up the Baisakhi celebrations at Pinjore Gardens this year by engaging popular entertainers and have also created Food Court and Crafts Bazaar for people to make the most of”, she added. She said that the visitors could enjoy a delicious fare at the Food Court, shop from a variety of handlooms and handicrafts at the Crafts Bazaar and jive to the tunes of the Day Performers.
The Managing Director said that there would be competitions for school students and scintillating evening cultural programmes during the Mela. On April 13, senior citizens from registered senior citizens societies of Chandigarh and Panchkula have been especially invited to be a part of these celebrations. Also, there would be a Rangoli Competition for school students from 10 a.m. onwards and the celebrations for the day would culminate with the Evening Cultural Programme by Information, Public Relations and Cultural Affairs, Department at 6 pm.  Similarly, on   April 14, there would be a Drawing Competition at 10 a.m.
The major highlight of this evening would be the pulsating performance by famous Punjabi singers Babbal Rai and Jassi Gill from 6.00 pm onwards.  The entire festival including evening cultural performances are open to all, she further added.  

Monday, April 7, 2014

Election campaign will end on April 28 in Haryana

by Haryananewswire
Campaign for the April 10 Lok Sabha elections in Haryana will end tomorrow. Election campaigning would be completely banned after 6 pm on April 8, 2014 that is 48 hours prior to polling.
While giving this information here today, Chief Electoral Officer, Haryana Mr. Shrikant Walgad said that campaigning by contesting candidates on electronic media and social media and  SMSs  would also be prohibited during this period.
          He said that Exit Poll by different news channels and newspapers had already been banned and the opinion poll would also come to an end 48 hours prior to the polling. Outsiders campaigning in favour of candidate would have to leave the constituency 48  hours before the polling and only the contesting candidate, election agents and voters of the concerned area would be allowed to remain present in the area, he added.
          Mr. Walgad said all arrangements have been made for the polling and   EVMs would be sent to the concerned polling stations on April 9. Also, the polling agents would reach the polling centres along with required material on the same day. He said that Mock poll would be conducted one hour before the scheduled hour of commencement of poll that is 6 am on April 10 in the presence of polling agents. However, in case polling agents were not present, the Polling Officer would start the Mock Poll, he added. He said that the polling would be held from 7 am to 6 pm on April 10.
          He said that efforts would be made to ensure that vote is cast by the last person in the queue. Adequate arrangements have been made to ensure free and fair conduct of Lok Sabha Elections in the State. As many as 97,600 licensed arms have so far been deposited in the State and 573 FIRs have been registered in different cases of unaccounted cash and illegal liquor. Apart from this, 465 Nakas have been laid in the State beside the Inter State Nakas. He said that the flying squads would also remain active during the last 48 hours of election process.


New initiatives by election department of Haryana

by Haryananewswire
 The election department of Haryana has taken new initiatives for the first time in the state. One initiative is introduction of Webcasting, through which one can view live polling by clicking on the link ‘webcasting of polling stations’ on CEO Haryana’s website and select the ‘Public Domain’. The other initiative is ‘e-Dashboard’ through which one can have voting information of all the ten parliamentary constituencies of Haryana.
          Stating this here today, the District Election Officer cum Deputy Commissioner Shekhar Vidyarthi said that in district Gurgaon, 44 polling booths located at 17 locations have been chosen for webcasting. He said that to view live polling on 10thApril, the day of polling, a person will have to click on the link ‘Webcasting of Polling Stations’ on CEO’s and select the ‘Public Domain’.
          According to Mr Vidyarthi, webcasting facility will be available at 11 polling stations of each of the four assembly segments of district Gurgaon, which means that 44 booths will be under direct scrutiny of the officers as well as the public. The voting in these booths can be seen live online. On day of polling, that is, 10th April, the voters enrolled in these selected booths would be able to see the number of voters present in the booth at that particular time. The web cameras at these booths will be installed in such a manner that each voter entering the booth will be visible so that no one tries to cast votes repeatedly.
           The booths in Gurgaon Assembly Segment include Booth no. 49 and 50 of DAV Public School Sector 14 Gurgaon, Booth No. 59 & 60 of Dronacharya Government College, Booth No. 148 to 151 of DAV Senior Secondary School Khandsa Road Gurgaon and Booth No. 224 to 226 of Aravali Shri Ram Public School DLF Phase-IV Gurgaon.
          Similarly, in Badshahpur Assembly Constituency, Booth no. 36 to 38 in Chiranjiv Bharti Public School Palam Vihar, Booth no. 70 to 72 of Tagore International School DLF Phase-3, Booth No. 75 & 76 of Shri Ram School  Block-V Gurgaon, Booth No. 247 to 249 of Patio Club South City-II.
          In Sohna Assembly segment, Booth No. 69 to 71 of Saini Dharamshala Sohna, Booth No. 73 & 74 of Office of DHBVN Ward No. 1 Sohna, Booth No. 75 & 76 of Government Senior Secondary School (Boys) Sohna, Booth No. 78 & 79 of BDPO Office Sohna and Booth No. 83 & 84 of Government Girls Senior Secondary Sohna.
                   In Pataudi Assembly Segment, Booth No. 36 to 38 in MLA Senior Secondary School Haileymandi, Booth No. 42 to 45 of Government Girls Senior Secondary School Haileymandi, Booth No. 96 to 98 of Government Senior Secondary School Manesar and Booth No. 99 of Scheduled Caste Chaupal Manesar.
          Mr Vidyarthi said that another initiative of Chief Election Officer Haryana is that of e-Dashboard, through which one can have voting information of all the ten parliamentary constituencies by visiting the website or by clicking on the link ‘Voting Information’ available on the CEO Haryana’s website .