Saturday, October 21, 2017

Coordination Committee on Crop Insurance and Technical Advisory Committee reconstituted

The Haryana Government has reconstituted the State Level Coordination Committee on Crop Insurance under Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) for the implementation of PMFBY, Restructured Weather Based Crop Insurance Scheme and other schemes based on crop insurance. 
          While stating this here today, a spokesman of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Department said that the committee would be headed by Additional Chief Secretary or Principal Secretary, Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Department. Other Members of the committee are Director, Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Department, Director Land Records, Special Secretary, Finance Department, Registrar, Cooperative Societies, Director, Economic and Statistical Analyses, Director General Horticulture, Director, IMD Regional Centre, Chandigarh, Director, Directorate of Extension Education, Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar, Director (Credit), Department of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare, Government of India, Chief General Manager, NABARD, General Manager, Reserve bank of India (RPCD), General Manager-cum-Convener, State level Bankers Committee, Punjab National Bank, Managing Director, Haryana State Cooperative Apex Bank, General Manager, Agriculture Insurance Company of India Limited and Regional Manager or General Manager or Head of Implementing Agencies. 
          He said that Joint Director (Statistics), Directorate of Agriculture Haryana would serve as Member Secretary of the Committee. The term of committee will be three years. 
 The government has also reconstituted Technical Advisory Committee under Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) for the implementation of PMFBY, Restructured Weather Based Crop Insurance Scheme and other schemes based on crop insurance. 
          While stating this here today, a spokesman of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Department said that the committee would be headed by Director General, Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Department. 
          Other Members of the committee are Director, Department of Economic and Statistical, Managing Director, Haryana State Cooperative Apex Bank, Director IMD Regional Centre, Chandigarh, General Manager, Punjab National Bank (Lead bank), Chandigarh, Deputy Director General, National Sample Survey Organization, Chandigarh, representative of Department of Agriculture and Cooperation, Government of India and Regional Manager or General Manager or Head of Implementing Agencies. 
          He said that Joint Director (Statistics), Agriculture Department, Haryana would serve as Member Secretary of the Committee. The term of committee will be three years.

CM approves promotion of seven Judicial Officers

 Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal has accorded approval to promote seven Judicial Officers of the state as Additional District and Session Judges. 
     While stating this here today, an official spokesman said that these include Mr Rajesh Gupta, Civil Judge Senior Division, Jind, Dr Amit Kumar Garg, Chief Judicial Magistrate, Jind, Mr Amit Garg, Civil Judge Senior Division-cum-Chief Judicial Magistrate, Narnaul, Ms. Saurab Gusain, Civil Judge Senior Division, Faridabad, Ms Aarti Singh, Civil Judge Senior Division, Sirsa, Mr Puneet Sehgal, Civil Judge Senior Division-cum- Chief Judicial Magistrate, OSD Punjab and Haryana High Court and Ms Suruchi Atreja  Singh, Civil Judge Senior Division-cum-Chief Judicial Magistrate, whole time Secretary, District Legal Services Authority, Gurugram.

Friday, October 13, 2017

Village Amin renamed as Abhimanyupur

The Haryana Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal,  today renamed village Amin of Kurukshetra as Abhimanyupur and directed that Abhimanyu Park should be developed along with its  statue, the road from Amin to Thanesar be widened to four feet, and the Primary Health Centre be upgraded to Community Health Centre after the criteria is met. He also issued directions that a  map should be prepared for the nearby pilgrimage sites in Rantuk Yaksh Tirth. 
Speaking to media persons at Rantuk Yaksh Tirth at Pipli in Kurukshetra, the Chief Minister said the state government was preparing a route map of pilgrimage sites on 48 kos for tourists from all over the world. A special bus service will begin on October 14 to facilitate tourists. 
         A total of 134 pilgrimage sites have been identified on 48 kos out of which he had visited 15 pilgrimage sites. The land of Kurukshetra, Karnal, Panipat, Jind and Kaithal districts is known for its glorious history.
After visiting the Ban Ganga Tirath in Dayalpur village, he said the Kurukshetra Development Board (KDB) would maintain  cleanliness at all ponds located at pilgrimage sites and arrangements would be made to fill them with clean water. The Chief Minister visited all the 15 pilgrimage sites and offered prayers there.
When the people of Kirmach village presented him with a charter of demands, the Chief Minister assured them that the Khel Mela ground and ghats would be developed and new road would be constructed from Mela ground to the pilgrimage site. He also gave the assurance that the demands presented by the people of village Kamoda would be fulfilled. “There is no dearth of funds for development works”, he said.
During the pilgrimage, the Chief Minister went around the tirths. These include Rantuk Yaksa in village Beed Peepli of Kurukshetra, Abhimanyu Tile in Amin, Banganga in village Dayalpur, Kultaran in village Kirmach, Kamyak in village Kamoda, Jyotisar, Bhishm Kund in Narkatari, Salihotra in village Sarsa of Pehowa, Saptsaraswat of Mangna, Som in  Gumthala Garh, Saraswati of Pehowa, Bhurshivara in Bhor Saiyda. He also went into important details of history at some sites.

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Haryana Urban Local Bodies Dept to spent 436 cr under AMRUT Yojana

The Haryana Urban Local Bodies Department will spend Rs 436 crore under the AMRUT Yojana for better sewerage management in Karnal, Sonepat and Ambala. An agency has been hired for this purpose.
While stating this today, Urban Local Bodies Minister, Mrs Kavita Jain said that this scheme would prove to be an instrumental in the systematic infrastructural development of urban areas of the State. 
She said that Rs 178 crores would be spend for improving the sewerage management in Karnal. She said that 180 kilometer long sewerage line would be laid within a period of two years which would have 10,500 manholes and sewerage connections would be given to 9,216 households. Similarly, structural development of 150 km long sewerage line in Ambala would be ensured at a cost of Rs 144 crore. Under this, 8,875 manholes would be created and sewerage connections would be given to 10,879 households. 
She said that in Sonipat,  a contract of Rs 114 crore has been given for the replacement of old pipe lines for  drainage of dirty water, laying new pipe lines in view of the increasing urban population and for  better functioning. She said that similarly, sewerage line of 154 kilometers of 200 mm to 300 mm capacity and sewerage line of 22.5 kilometer of 400mm to 1800mm capacity would be replaced in Sonipat.  A time limit of one-and-a half year has been fixed for replacing the sewerage lines, she added.          
 ILLEGAL CASINO BUSTED: Haryana police have busted an illegal casino running in K Block, South City, Gurugram and arrested 43 people, including four women.
          While giving this information, spokesperson of police department said that acting swiftly one the tip off received, the police had arrested the owners of the illegal casino; Paramjeet of  Jhajjar district and Kapil of Gurugram.  
          The police have recovered from the spot cash of over Rs. 22 lakh, four American Dollar, one pistol, four live cartridges, 48 bottles of beers, machine of currency counting, 210 tokens, four packets of play cards, three laptops and one table game, he added. 
TRAINING-CUM-INTERACTION SESSION: Haryana Secondary Education Department will organize a training-cum-interaction session for Technical Nodal Officers at district level on October 13 in Panchkula, to resolve the issues being faced by various field offices in the updating of HRMS portal. 
     In this regard, all District Education Officers, District Elementary Education Officers and Drawing and Disbursing Officers have been directed to send their Technical Nodal Officers to attend the session. 
SCHOLARSHIP FOR STUDENTS: The Haryana Government will award scholarship to meritorious students of M.A.(Final year), who have secured first, second and third position under Merit Scholarship Incentive Scheme for 2017-18.
            While giving this information here today, a spokesperson of the Higher Education Department said that the Department has sought the details of last three toppers of M.A. Final year in various subjects, from all government colleges in the State, by October 30, 2017
ADDITIONAL CHARGE:  Maheshwar Sharma, Director, Tourism and Managing Director, Haryana Tourism Corporation has been given additional charge of Special Secretary, Haryana Revenue and Disaster Management against  vacant post, with immediate effect.

Bollywood actor praises Haryana Film Policy

 Bollywood actor  Raj Kumar Rao has hailed the Film Policy being prepared by the Haryana Government, saying that the Policy would not only boost the film industry in the State, but also promote the Haryanavi culture world over.
          Mr Rao, who was addressing a press conference here today, said that he has also given his suggestions for the Film Policy, which would be unveiled  soon.
          Mr Rao said that it was a matter of pride for him that the special screening of his film 'Newton' is being done in Haryana. He has played the role of Newton in the film. He said that he himself belongs to Haryana, the land of talented people, who have brought laurels to the State and the country whenever they got an opportunity. People of Haryana are performing better in the film industry, he added.
          While talking about his film, Mr Rao said that the film gives a good message to the society as it is based on a story of bringing about a change in the system by removing the shortcomings and encouraging the people to discharge their duties honestly. He said that in the film, the character of Newton inspires others to act honestly and dedicatedly.
          Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, Mr Rajesh Khullar said that Newton is a good film and everybody should watch this. He said that Newton is the story to change the  system by staying within the system. He said that Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal has urged the 5,000 newly recruited police personnel in the State to watch this movie as it would further motivate them to perform their duties honestly and dedicatedly by staying within the system.

Monday, October 9, 2017

Haryana Govt promotes assistants

The Haryana Government has promoted Assistants; Rajbir Singh and Dharmpal Singh as Deputy Superintendent, Senior Scale Stenographers; Raj Pal Singh and Joginder Lal as Personal Assistant and Clerks; Vinod Kumar, Bijender Kumar, Ram Niwas, Desh Raj, Naresh Kumar, Devender Singh Tanwar, Meenakshi Jeet, Ram Krishan, Lalit Kumar, Vikas, Ranjana Rani, Rajesh Kumar-II and Jai Singh as Assistant in the office of Advocate General, Haryana.

Haryana Backward Classes Commission launches its website to collect data

Haryana Backward Classes Commission has launched its website to gather data related to reservation of backward classes. In this regard, any stakeholder or any person interested will be at liberty to place their data or material before the Commission including Welfare of Scheduled Caste and Backward Classes department on or before November 30, 2017. Any person desirous of raising any objection to the data can file the same on or before December 30, 2017
            While giving this information here today, Chairman of the Commission, (Retired) Mr Justice S. N. Aggarwal  said that in this regard, the Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed the Commission to submit its report to State Government by March 31, 2018
     He said that Haryana Vidhan Sabha had passed the Haryana Backward Classes Commission Act, 2016 (Haryana Act No.9 of 2016) under which Haryana Backward Classes Commission was created to examine requests for inclusion or exclusion of any class of citizens as a Backward Class and hear complaints of over-inclusion or under-inclusion of any Backward Class and tender such advice to the State Government.
    He said that Haryana Vidhan Sabha had also passed the Haryana Backward Classes (Reservation in Services and Admission in Educational Institutions) Act, 2016(Haryana Act No.15 of 2016). Haryana Government has issued its notification on May 12, 2016. He said that under this Act, reservation was provided to six castes; Jat, Jat Sikh, Ror, Bisnoi, Tyagi and Mulla Jat or Muslim Jat in the List of Backward Classes of citizens in the state of Haryana, Block ‘C’, Schedule III. Thereafter, some complaints were filed by the aggrieved parties to challenge the reservation given to these six castes before this Commission. 
    He said that the said Act was also challenged by filling a number of petitions in the Punjab and Haryana High Court at Chandigarh. The main petition was titled as Murari Lal Gupta Vs. State of Haryana and others, CWP No. 9931 of 2016 (O&M). The High Court had passed the judgment on September 1, 2017 in which, the Court had directed the Commission to determine the extent of reservation, if any, to which the castes mentioned in Schedule III of the 2016 Act are entitled to and also the quantum of reservation provided for these six castes. 
    This website has been developed by National Informatics Centre and hosted by Haryana State Centre, Chandigarh. This website can be accessed by general public by login and it’s accessible on mobiles as well, he added.