Saturday, May 20, 2017

Chandigarh poised to claim Markan Trophy

CHANDIGARH, MAY 20 
Chandigarh have virtually assured to win the Punjab Inter-District Cricket Tournament for ML Markan Trophy as they were 259 for 5 at close of third day's play and were having an overall lead of 403 runs with five wickets in hand against Mohali in the final. 
Tomorrow is the last day of the match.
Chandigarh started their second essay with Yuvraj Rai and Harnoor Singh Pannu but were jolted when Harnoor Pannu was trapped by Anshul Negi for 2, Anshul Negi struck again when he had Yuvraj Rai leg before wicket for 18.  
Rai alongwith Jashanjot had added 47 runs for the second wicket.  Thereaftrer Jashanjot Singh and Akshit Rana cobbled up 79 runs partnership for the third wicket before Jashanjot Singh was trapped in front by Harshdeep Singh for a steady 75 off 208 balls studded with 10 boundaries. 
Akshit Rana then found an able partner in skipper Yuvraj Chaudhary and the duo added 61 runs for the fourth wicket before Anshul Negi had Yuvraj Chaudhary  caught by Akashdeep Singh for 28 off 24 balls inclusive of 2 boundaries and one six. Suraj Patle got out cheaply for four when he was trapped in front by Harshdeep Singh. 
Thereafter Akshit Rana and Raj Angad Bawa stitched a unbroken 43 runs partnership for the 6th wicket and in the process Akshit Rana went on to complete an unbeaten century (100) off 163 balls inclusive of 13 well struck boundaries and one huge six. Raj Angad Bawa remained unbeaten on 27 off 50 balls inclusive of 5 boundaries. 
Earlier, resuming at overnight 105 for 6 in 88 overs Mohali folded up for 111 in 94.4 overs against Chandigarh in the final of the Punjab Inter-District Cricket Tournament for ML Markan Trophy here today.  
Suraj Patle and Jaskirat Singh Mehra accounted for two dismissals each.  Mehra trapped Anshul Negi and Ayush Goel for 4 and 0 while Suraj Patle trapped Harshdeep and Pranab before they could open their account. Mohali lost their last three wickets at the score of 111. 
Chandigarh got a crucial 145 runs lead on the first innings. Jaskirat Singh Mehra  (2 for 5) Yuvraj Chaudhary  (3 for 18), Suraj Patle  (4 for 34) and Arshnoor Singh Pannu (1 for 27) shared the spoils for Chandigarh. 
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CM to lead Haryana delegation to Hong Kong, Singapore

CHANDIGARH, MAY 20
With a view to invite investors to the state, a delegation led by Haryana Chief Minister, Mr. Manohar Lal will visit Singapore and Hong Kong from May 21 to 25, 2017. Also, a  global investors summit would be organised in the State in January 2018.
        Interacting with media persons here today, the Chief Minister said that the investors  would be encouraged to invest in the state. More foreign investment would lead to rapid development of Haryana as well as of the country and ample employment opportunities would be generated for the youth.
        The Chief Minister said that the State Government had implemented  an industrial policy for investors so that they might not face any difficulty in setting up of their ventures in the state. He said that in terms of ease of doing business, the ranking of Haryana has gone up from fifteenth  to sixth place. This improved ranking is the result of congenial atmosphere created for investors, he added.
       The Chief Minister said that investors’ summit was organised to seek more investment in the state. In this summit, investment of about Rs six lakh crore was promised.Another such investors’ summit would be organised in January 2018. He said that one roof system has been set up under Haryana Enterprises Promotion Centre where all clearances related to setting up of industries are provided in maximum 45 days. This system has immensely benefitted the investors and would continue in future, he added.
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Haryana Open School examination results declared

CHANDIGARH, MAY 20
Haryana Board of School Education, Bhiwani today declared Haryana Open School examination results of Senior Secondary (Fresh) and Subject to Clear (S.T.C) or Credit Transfer Policy (C.T.P) held in March 2017. The candidates can check their result on website of the Board www.bseh.org.in.
        While stating this here today, a spokesman of the Board said that the result of Senior Secondary Open School (Fresh) was 17.19 per cent whereas result of Senior Secondary Open School (S.T.C/C.T.P) was 31.47 per cent. He said that last year in April 2016, the result of Senior Secondary Open School (Fresh) was 43.85 per cent whereas result of Senior Secondary Open School (S.T.C/C.T.P) was 55.24 per cent.
        He said that Pankal Berwal of Fatehabad and and Shallu Saini of Kurukshetra have topped the examination by scoring 440 marks each out of 500 marks. Similary, Rekha of Hisar bagged second position with 436 marks and third position was bagged by Sugandha Jain of Fatehabad with 432 marks.
        The spokesman said that 32,907 candidates had appeared in the Senior Secondary Open School (Fresh) examination, of which 5,656 candidates have passed and 27,251 were under S.T.C. As many as 24,203 boys had appeared in this examination, of which 3,896 have passed and their pass percentage is 16.10 whereas 8,704 girls had appeared in the examination, of which 1,760 have passed and their pass percentage is 20.22. The pass percentage of students in rural areas is 16.91 whereas it is 20.51 per cent in urban areas, he added.
        He said that 12,354 students had appeared in the Senior Secondary Open School (S.T.C/C.T.P), of which 3,888 had passed and 8,466 were under S.T.C. As many as 9,943 boys had appeared in this examination of which 3,115 have passed and their pass percentage is 31.33. Similarly, 2,411 girls had appeared in this examination, of which 773 have passed and their pass percentage is 32.06. The pass percentage of students in rural areas is 30.08 whereas it is 38.94 per cent in urban areas, he added.
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Thursday, May 18, 2017

Medical colleges to be opened in all Haryana districts

CHANDIGARH, MAY 18
 Haryana Chief Minister  Manohar Lal today said that medical colleges would be opened in all districts and Union Health Minister, Mr. J.P. Nadda would soon lay foundation stone of medical college in Bhiwani. 
        The Chief Minister, who was interacting with media persons at Meerpur, district Rewari today, said that foundation stone of medical college in Jind has been laid, and college of Ayurveda and Naturopathy would be opened in Panchkula. He said that those persons who have expressed interest in establishing medical colleges would be encouraged to open these colleges in other districts. The State Government is endeavouring to establish branch of AIIMS in village Manethi of the District, which is being considered positively by the Central Government.
        On being asked about the irregularity in Rai Sports School, he said that action would be taken against whosoever is found to be guilty in the investigation.
        Replying to another question, the Chief Minister said that priority in issuing electricity connections for tubewells would be given to farmers adopting drip irrigation or sprinkler irrigation.
        He said that with a view to tackle the extreme shortage of water in southern Haryana, the present State Government was making all out efforts for construction of the Sutlej-Yamuna Link (SYL) canal and the Supreme Court had given its verdict in favour of Haryana. He expressed belief that the Supreme Court would give its final decision in favour of Haryana after which southern part of the state would get its rightful share of water. He said that the present State Government has approved Rs 143 crore for lift irrigation system in southern Haryana.
        The Chief Minister urged the gram panchayats which did not want liquor vends to be opened in their villages, to get proposal in this regard approved before September 20.

SMART METERS: With a view to putting a check on the theft of electricity, the Haryana Government has decided to install Smart Meters and electricity would be provided through card. It would be supplied only to those consumers who regularly paid their electricity bills.
This was disclosed by the Chief Minister, Mr. Manohar Lal, while interacting with media persons in Meerpur, district Rewari, today.
In a reply to a question, he said complaints were received from two districts regarding wrong reporting of sex ratio. These would be got investigated and strict action would be taken against the guilty, if any. “Sex ratio of two districts will not have any significant impact on the sex ratio of the state as a whole. The fact remains that overall sex ratio of the state has improved,” he added.
 AFFILIATION TO COLLEGESThe Haryana Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal, today announced that colleges in the districts of Mahendragarh and Rewari would be got affiliated with Indira Gandhi University, Meerpur, Rewari.
He was addressing a press conference after attending the annual function of Indira Gandhi University university in Rewari, today.
The Chief Minister inaugurated and laid foundation stones of nine projects costing about Rs 105 crore. He also inaugurated a veterinary polyclinic established at a cost of about Rs 5.5 crore in village Saharanwas.
On the complaint of media representatives, the Chief Minister suspended District Information and Public Relations Officer, Mr. Surender Kumar Verma, with immediate effect.

CM TO VISIT BHINDAWAS LAKE: Haryana Chief Minister, Mr. Manohar Lal would visit Bhindawas Lake and Wildlife Sanctuary in district Jhajjar on May 19.
          While stating this today, a spokesman of the District Administration, Jhajjar, said that the Chief Minister would reach Bhindawas Lake at 8.15a.m. Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Minister, Mr. Om Prakash Dhankar would also be present on this occasion, he added.

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Four IAS and 30 HCS officers transferred in Haryana

CHANDIGARH, MAY 18
The Haryana government has issued transfer and posting orders of four IAS and 30 HCS officers with immediate effect.
Vinay Singh, Deputy Commissioner, Jind has been posted as Secretary, Haryana Public Service Commission, against a vacant post.
Jagdeep Singh, Director and Special Secretary, Sports and Youth Affairs Department has been posted as Managing Director, Haryana Dairy Development Cooperative Federation Ltd, relieving Pankaj of the said charge.

Amit Khatri, Additional Commissioner, Municipal Corporation, Gurugram and Additional Chief Executive Officer, Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority, Gurugram has been posted as Deputy Commissioner, Jind, vice Vinay Singh.
Shaleen, Additional Deputy Commissioner-cum-Chief Executive Officer, District Rural Development Agency, Yamunanagar has been posted as Commissioner, Municipal Corporation, Panchkula, vice Lalit Kumar.
Among HCS officers, Jaibir Singh Singh Arya, Additional Deputy Commissioner-cum-Chief Executive Officer, District Rural Development Agency, Charkhi Dadri has been posted as Additional Chief Executive Officer, Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority, Gurugram, vice Amit Khatri.
Maheshwar Sharma, Special Secretary, Revenue and Disaster Management Department has been given additional charge of Director and Special Secretary, Sports and Youth Affairs Department, vice Jagdeep Singh.
Shiv Parshad, Additional Deputy Commissioner-cum-Chief Executive Officer, District Rural Development Agency, Sonipat has been posted as Commissioner, Municipal Corporation, Panipat, vice Veena Hooda.
Dharmender Singh, Additional Director (Admn.), AYUSH has been posted as Additional Deputy Commissioner-cum-Chief Executive Officer, District Rural Development Agency, Mahendragarh, vice Sujan Singh.
Lalit Kumar, Commissioner, Municipal Corporation, Panchkula has been posted as Secretary, Regional Transport Authority (RTA), Panchkula, against a vacant post.
Sujan Singh, Additional Deputy Commissioner-cum-Chief Executive Officer, District Rural Development Agency, Mahendragarh has been posted as such at Charkhi Dadri, vice Jaibir Singh Arya.
Veena Hooda, Commissioner, Municipal Corporation, Panipat has been posted as Joint Registrar (Admn.), Cooperative Societies, vice Rajesh Kumar.
Surender Singh, Secretary, RTA, Nuh and General Manager, Haryana Roadways, New Delhi has been posted as Flying Squad Officer (FSO), Haryana ISBT, New Delhi, against a vacant post.
Amar Deep Singh, Managing Director, Cooperative Sugarmills, Palwal has been posted as City Magistrate, Charkhi Dadri, vice Gaurav.
Om Parkash, Sub Divisional Officer (Civil)-cum-Additional Collector, Kalayat and Secretary, RTA, Kaithal has been posted as Sub Divisional Officer (Civil)-cum-Additional Collector, Dadri, against a vacant post. He would also be Secretary, RTA, Charkhi Dadri, vice Gaurav.
Suresh Kumar, Sub Divisional Officer (Civil)-cum-Additional Collector, Narnaul has been posted as such at Bawal, against a vacant post.
Ashok Kumar Garg, Zonal Administrator, Haryana State Agricultural Marketing Board, Gurugram and Joint Chief Executive Officer, Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority, Gurugram has been given additional charge of Additional Labour Commissioner, Gurugram, relieving Vinay Partap Singh of the said charge.
Ajay Malik, Managing Director, Cooperative Sugarmills, Jind has been posted as City Magistrate, Yamunanagar, vice Ruchi Singh.
Jaideep Kumar, General Manager, Haryana Roadways, Gurugram has been posted as Joint State Transport Controller, against a vacant post.
Manisha Sharma, Joint Director (Admn.) and Deputy Secretary, Town and Country Planning Department and Secretary, Haryana Agro Industries Corporation has been posted as Sub Divisional Officer (Civil), Indri, vice Ashwani Malik.
Amit Kumar, Estate Officer, HUDA, Rohtak has been posted as Joint Director, Consolidation of Holdings, Rohtak, vice Pardeep Ahlawat.
Dalbir Singh, Managing Director, Cooperative Sugarmills, Rohtak has been posted as General Manager, Haryana Roadways, Gurugram, vice Jaideep Kumar.
Ashwani Malik, Sub Divisional Officer (Civil), Indri and Estate Officer, HUDA, Karnal has been posted as Sub Divisional Officer (Civil), Jind, against a vacant post. He would also be Managing Director, Cooperative Sugarmills, Jind, vice Ajay Malik.
Satish Kumar, Zonal Administrator, Haryana State Agricultural Marketing Board, Karnal has been given additional charge of Sub Divisional Officer (Civil), Narnaul, vice Suresh Kumar.
Rajesh Kumar, Joint Registrar (Admn.), Cooperative Societies, Panchkula has been posted as Sub Divisional Officer (Civil), Loharu and Sub Divisional Officer (Civil), Siwani, against vacant posts.
Gaurav, City Magistrate, Charkhi Dadri and Secretary, RTA, Charkhi Dadri has been posted as Sub Divisional Officer (Civil), Samalkha, on superannuation of Ashwani Maingi.
Dr Richa, Sub Divisional Officer (Civil), Kalka and Joint Commissioner, Municipal Corporation, Panchkula has been posted as Joint Director (Admn.) and Deputy Secretary, Town and Country Planning Department, vice Manisha Sharma.
Gauri Midha, Joint Director (Admn.), Higher Education and Deputy Secretary, School Education Department has been posted as Secretary, Haryana Agro Industries Corporation Ltd., vice Manisha Sharma.
Jagdeep Singh, Joint Director (Admn.) Social Justice and Empowerment Department has been posted as Sub Divisional Officer (Civil), Kalayat, vice Om Parkash.
Pardeep Ahlawat, Joint Director, Consolidation of Holdings, Rohtak has been posted as Managing Director, Cooperative Sugarmills, Rohtak, vice Dalbir Singh.
Ruchi Singh, City Magistrate, Yamunanagar and Chief Executive Officer, Zila Parishad, Yamunanagar has been posted as Joint Director (Admn.), AYUSH, vice Dharmender Singh.
Pankaj Kumar, Joint Director (Admn.) and Deputy Secretary, Industries and Commerce Department has been posted as Sub Divisional Officer (Civil), Panchkula, relieving Mamta of the said charge. He would also be Joint Commissioner, Municipal Corporation, Panchkula, vice Dr Richa.
Bijender Singh, City Magistrate, Rewari has been posted as Sub Divisional Officer (Civil), Sirsa and Sub Divisional Officer (Civil), Kalanwali, against vacant posts.
Jitender Kumar-III, Chief Executive Officer, Zila Parishad, Palwal and Chief Executive Officer, Zila Parishad, Nuh has been given additional charge of Managing Director, Cooperative Sugarmills, Palwal, vice Amar Deep Singh.
Rakesh Kumar, City Magistrate, Jind and Chief Executive Officer, Zila Parishad, Jind has been posted as Sub Divisional Officer (Civil), Kharkhoda, against a vacant post.

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Haryana to construct 1.80 lakh houses under PM Awas Yojana

CHANDIGARH, MAY 16
The Haryana Government has decided to conduct a survey for the houses to be constructed under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban). The survey which will commence on June 1, 2017 will be completed by July 15, 2017.
          This was informed in a meeting of the State Level Sanctioning and Monitoring Committee of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) held under the Chairmanship of Chief Secretary Mr D.S Dhesi here today.      About 1.80 lakh houses would be constructed in the State under this scheme.
          It was informed that the survey teams would remain in each ward for four to five days. Apart from this, the members of the team would also be available in the offices of Municipal Committees and Municipal Corporations. It was also informed that while the State Government would provide a financial assistance ranging from Rs 67,000 to Rs one lakh under various components of the scheme in three installments, the Central Government would provide financial assistance from Rs one lakh to Rs 1.50 lakh. 
          It was informed that the benefit of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) would be admissible to only those persons who are the resident of State before June 17, 2015 or employee of any industrial or commercial unit of urban area of the State registered with the Labour Welfare Board, Haryana or he is an employee of centre or state undertaking and at present is a resident of city or town. It was also informed that  the annual income of the families belonging to Economic Weaker Section should be upto Rs three lakh, that of  families of lower income group  between Rs three lakh to Rs six lakh , families of  middle income group- I between Rs six lakh to Rs 12 lakh and families of middle income group-2 between Rs 12 lakh to 18 lakh. 
          It was informed that the applicant must have an Aadhar Card and a bank account. Apart from this, the applicant or any of his family members including husband, wife and unmarried son or daughter should not have any pucca house in any part of the country. Also, he has not taken any benefit under any housing scheme of the centre or state governments. It was also informed that the applicant would have to produce voter card /telephone bill/ electricity bill/ ration card/ passport/bank passbook/pension book/ aadhar card on which the name of the applicant must be clearly imprinted. In addition, the residents of unauthorized colonies which has pucca house would also be not entitled for the benefit under this scheme. 
          Among those other present in the meeting included Additional Chief Secretary, Revenue Mrs Keshni Anand Arora, Additional Chief Secretary, Forests and Wild Life Mr Sunil Kumar Gulati, Additional Chief Secretary, Finance Mr P. Raghavendra Rao, Additional Chief Secretary, Environment Dr K.K Khandelwal, Principal Secretary, Industries Mr Sudhir Rajpal, Principal Secretary, Urban Local Bodies  Mr Anand Mohan Sharan and other senior officers of the State Government.

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Grant to cooperative milk producers increased

CHANDIGARH, MAY 16
tHE Haryana Government has increased the grant being given to the cooperative milk producers in the State from Rs four per litre to Rs five per litre under the Mukhya Mantri Dugdh Utpadak Protsahan Yojna. A budget provision of Rs 35.40 crore has been made under the scheme for the period between April 1 and September 30, 2017
          While giving this information here today, a spokesman of Dairy Development Cooperative Federation said that a grant of Rs 31.17 crore had already been provided between April 1 and September 30, 2016.
          He said that the State Government has also implemented a scheme to provide Kanyadan of Rs 1100 on the marriage of daughter of milk producer members of milk cooperative societies. About Rs 10.66 lakh had been distributed among the beneficiaries upto March 31, 2017. Apart from this, a scholarship scheme has been implemented for the children of milk producers of milk cooperative societies. Under this scheme, lump sum amount of Rs 2100 and Rs 5100 respectively were being given to the children getting more than 80 per cent marks in class tenth and 10 plus two examinations. Scholarships amounting to Rs 39 lakh have been given away to the eligible students upto March 31, 2017. 
          The spokesman said that a group personal accident insurance scheme has also been implemented for the milk producers of milk cooperative societies in the State. Unregistered members of such milk societies are also being included under this insurance scheme. Eighteen insurance claims have so far been disposed off by the insurance company, he added. 
          He said that with a view to promote the milk of indigenous cows in the State, the Haryana Dairy or Milk Unions have started the collection, processing and marketing of milk and related products at Milk Plant, Kurukshetra. About 2100 litre milk per day is being supplied in the market by Milk Plant, Kurukshetra.  He said that under the Swarana Jayanti Bal Dugdh Yojna, packings of 500 gms and 1000 gms of sweet skimmed milk in five different tastes like rose, cardamom, chocolate, vanilla and butterscotch would be made available to Elementary Education Department as per the requirement for students. Apart from this, about 17 lakh children in the primary schools of the State would be provided with 200 millilitre of milk for minimum 236 or maximum 280 days in a year. 

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