Monday, June 19, 2017

Haryana to open four Institutes of Driver Training and Research

The Haryana Government is going to set up four new Institutes of Driver Training and Research (IDTR) in the State to produce skilled and competent drivers and for imparting training to the applicant for granting learning and permanent license.
          Disclosing this here today, a spokesman of   Transport Department said that these Training and Research Institutes would be set up at village Kaluwas, district Bhiwani, village Chhapeda, District Nuh, village Bahin, district Palwal and village Jaisinghpur Khera in district Rewari.
    The spokesman said that IDTR having advanced driving tracks and other connected latest infrastructure have already been established at Rohtak, Bahadurgarh and Kaithal. Apart from this, 18 Driver Training Centres or Schools are also being run by Haryana Roadways in the State. 
    He said that various steps have been taken to ensure road safety in the State. State Road Safety Council and District Road Safety Committees have been constituted to implement the road safety awareness programmes in the State in an effective manner. Also, a separate Road Safety Wing has been created in the office of the Transport Commissioner, Haryana for coordinating activities of various Departments and private agencies to be engaged for carrying out road safety activities.
    The spokesman said that road safety education related content has been incorporated in the textbooks of Environmental Studies subject for classes IV and V and  textbooks of Social and Political Life subject for classes VI to VIII whereas, for  class IX and  X, contents on road safety have been included in the books of English and  Hindi. As far as class XI and XII are concerned, contents for inclusion of material of road safety in the curriculum is under process, he added.  In addition, Surakshit School Vahan Policy has been formulated for safer transportation of school going children. Under the policy, installation of GPS and Internet protocol (IP) cameras has been made mandatory in every school, colleges and other educational institutional vehicles. 
         The spokesman said that 47 points have been identified for installation of traffic lights in the State and same is under process for installation. Apart from this, 1,051 locations have been identified for the construction of speed breakers, out of which speed breakers have been constructed at 951 locations whereas work is in progress at the remaining 100 locations. Also, fitment of speed governors of prescribed Standard has been made mandatory in all the transport vehicles in the State. He said that GPS based vehicle tracking system has been installed in 400 buses of Haryana Roadways Located at Rewari, Gurugram and Delhi.

Haryana fixes fee structure for its engineering colleges

The Haryana Government has fixed fee structure in all its four government engineering colleges for the academic session 2017-18 in the state.
          While stating this here today, a spokesman of Technical Education Department said that Rs 40,000 per year per student had been fixed for different courses in Ch. Devi Lal State Institute of Engineering and Technology, Panniwala Mota in Sirsa; Ch. Ranbir Singh State Institute of Engineering and Technology, Silani Kesho in Jhajjar; Rao Birender Singh State Institute of Engineering and Technology, Zainabad in Rewari and Government Engineering College, Nilokheri in Karnal. 
          As per the engineering fee structure fixed for year 2017-18, he said that the students would be required to pay Rs 30,000 per annum tuition fee, Rs 3,000 of student fund, Rs 500 each for seminar or conference, student aid fund and caution money, Rs 2,500 for lab development, internet, placement, counseling and training, examination free of Rs 1,000 (as per University) and fee for sports or youth welfare magazine, medical or NSS Rs 2,000.

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Haryana to celebrate International Yoga Day on June 21

The Haryana Government will celebrate third International Yoga Day on June 21 , 2017 where Chief Minister, Ministers, Ministers of State, Chief Parliamentary Secretaries and MLAs would be chief guest in district level function.
          While stating this here today, an official spokesman said that Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal would be the chief guest in district level function to be organized in Karnal and Minister of State for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs, Mr Karan Dev Kamboj would also be present on the occasion.
          He said that Education Minister, Mr Ram Bilas Sharma would be the chief guest in district Mahendragarh, Finance Minister, Capt. Abhimanyu in district Hisar, Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Minister, Mr Om Prakash Dhankar in district Jhajjar, Health Minister, Mr Anil Vij in district Ambala, Public Works (Building and Roads) Minister, Rao Narbir Singh in district Gurugram and Urban Local Bodies Minister, Mrs Kavita Jain in district Panipat.
          He said that similarly, Transport Minister, Mr Krishan Lal Panwar would be the chief guest in district Sonepat, Industries Minister, Mr Vipul Goel in district Faridabad, Minister of State for Cooperation, Mr Manish Kumar Grover in district Rohtak, Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment, Mr Krishan Kumar in district Kurukshetra and Minister of State for Public Health Engineering, Dr Banwari Lal in district Rewari.
          Speaker, Haryana Vidhan Sabha, Mr Kanwar Pal and Deputy Speaker, Mrs Santosh Yadav would be the chief guest in district Yamunanagar and Panchkula, respectively.
          He said that Chief Parliamentary Secretaries namely Mr Shyam Singh Rana, Mr Bakhshish Singh Virk, Mrs Seema Trikha and Dr Kamal Gupta would be the chief guest in districts Jind, Kaithal, Nuh and Sirsa respectively. MLAs namely Mr Ghanshyam Saraf, Mr Sukhvinder Singh, Mrs Prem Lata and Mr Mool Chand Sharma would be chief guest in districts Bhiwani, Charkhi Dadri, Fatehabad and Palwal, respectively.

Haryana ro honour outstanding manufacturer exporters

Haryana Industries and Commerce Minister Vipul Goel said that State Government has decided to honour outstanding manufacturer exporters of the State with ‘State Export Award’ for year 2016-17. Micro, small scale, medium and large enterprises exporting their products directly are eligible for the award. 
          The Minister said that the government is encouraging the entrepreneurs by giving them awards and other incentives. Under the Export Award Scheme, there would be a total of 18 outstanding exporter awards of Rs three lakh each in nine different industrial groups. These include engineering auto and auto components, agro-based food and horticulture, glass, rubber and ceramics, scientific instruments and home appliances, textile, hosiery, readymade garments, leather and footwear, handloom and handicrafts, electronics, information technology and ITES, pharmaceuticals, drugs, bio-tech and one in miscellaneous category. Apart from this, one outstanding women entrepreneur exporter award of Rs three lakh and 19 consolidation prizes for micro and small scale and large and medium industries would also be given.
          The Minister said that the eligible manufacturer exporters could submit their online application on prescribed form available at byJune 30, 2017.

Rail coach refurbishing and rehabilitation factory to be established in Sonepat

A rail coach refurbishing and rehabilitation factory would be set up in the Industrial Estate of Barhi in Sonepat district at a cost of about Rs 600 crore. It would provide job opportunities to hundreds of youth, besides kicking off economic development through ancillarisation.
        The Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal, having approved a proposal to this effect, a Memorandum of Understanding in this regard would soon be signed between Union Ministry of Railways and Haryana State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation (HSIIDC).
          Disclosing this here today, Managing Director, HSIIDC, Dr. Raja Sekhar Vundru, said that the Corporation had agreed in principle to allot 161.48 acres of land on leasehold basis to the Union Ministry of Railways for setting up the project.
          During the ‘Happening Haryana Global Investors’ Summit’ in 2016, the Union Minister for Railways had announced that such unit would be set up in Sonepat district. As a follow-up to the announcement, the Ministry of Railways was asked to send a formal communication for initiating action in the matter. Resultantly, a proposal has been received from the Ministry of Railways for setting up the factory, Dr. Vundru said.
          The project would refurbish 500 to 700 coaches every year. The component of manufacturing would be added to the project subsequently. A senior-level team from the Ministry of Railways has already met Haryana Government officials to discuss the project in detail.
          The HSIIDC will be allotting land on long-term lease basis with lease rental to be fixed at the rate of Rs. 1,000 per acre per year. The lease period would initially be for 30 years which can be extended by another 30 years based on mutual consent. The project is expected to provide stimulus to lot of ancillary units, small and medium enterprises and hence would create a multiplier effect. Research and Development effort would also add tremendous value to the region by creating quality employment.
          The project is expected to come up in five years. In case the Ministry of Railways or project entity fails to take concrete steps on ground for commencement of the project within two years of allotment of land, it would be liable for payment of penalty for the default period at the rate of Rs. 500 per month per acre, Dr. Vundru added.

ESI to expend its services to all districts of Haryana

In a major initiative, the ESI (Employee’s State Insurance) Health Care, Haryana has decided to expand its services in all the districts and small towns of the State. For this, applications have been invited from Insurance Medical Practitioners (IMPs) for 75 newly identified locations.
          While giving this information here today, a spokesman of ESI Health Care, Haryana said that ESI Health Care  is providing comprehensive health care through a network of dispensaries and hospitals to its insured  persons and their families in majority of districts of the State.
          He said that ESI Health Care Haryana is in the process of associating private clinic or nursing home as Insurance Medical Practitioners (IMPs) to provide Primary Health Care services including basic investigations under ESI scheme in the areas where there is no ESI Dispensary or Hospital.  He said that applications have been invited for 75 newly identified locations in the districts of Ambala, Bhiwani, Charkhi Dadri, Fatehabad, Gurugram, Hisar, Jhajjar, Jind, Kaithal, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Mahendergarh, Nuh, Palwal, Panchkula, Panipat, Rewari, Rohtak, Sirsa, Sonipat and Yamunanagar. Each IMP would be paid Rs 500 per IP per annum as a package remuneration, he added.  
          While referring to the eligibility conditions, he said that minimum qualification of IMP is MBBS with valid registration in Haryana and the total number of working hours is seven hours per day. He said that application form, list of identified locations and other details could be downloaded from website Application complete in all respects must reach in the office of Directorate, ESI Health Care, Haryana, SCO 803, NAC Manimajra,  Chandigarh  on or before June 30, 2017 upto 5 pm. The envelop should be with a superscription “For empanelment of Medical Practitioner”. In case last date happens to be gazetted holiday then next working day would be considered. Any application received after the cut off date and time would not be considered under any circumstances, he added.

HSTES to follow eligibility criteria for admission

Haryana State Technical Education Society (HSTES) has decided to follow the eligibility criteria as basis of admission for the session 2017-18 in the light of latest Council of Architecture (COA) clarification issued regarding eligibility for B. Arch Course.  
          While stating this here today, a spokesman of Department of Technical Education, Haryana said that the minimum academic qualifications for B.Arch is 10+2 or equivalent from a recognized Board or University with 50 per cent marks in mathematics as subjects of examination and also obtained at least 50 per cent aggregate marks in 10+2 level examination or candidates with 10+3 Diploma (any stream) recognized by central or state governments with mathematics as compulsory subject and obtained 50 per cent in aggregate marks or  International Baccalaureate Diploma, after 10 years of schooling with not less than 50 per cent marks in aggregate and with mathematics as compulsory subject of examination.
          He said that merit list would be based on aggregate marks of 10+2 and valid National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) score percentage or score percentage of qualified Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main Paper-2, 2017 (B.Arch./B. Planning) in the ratio 50:50. He said that the candidate must have passed NATA with valid NATA Score as per COA and obtained at least 50 per cent marks (47.5 per cent in case of candidate belonging to Scheduled Caste category) in the qualifying examination.
While referring to the basis of admission for B.Arch, he said that admission would be made on the basis of valid NATA score as declared by Council of Architecture (COA) or score of qualified JEE (Main) Paper-2, 2017(B.Arch./B.Planning) and marks secured in the qualifying examination in the ratio of 50:50. He said that online payment of counseling fee of Rs 500 (non-refundable) could be made through website from June 19 to July 6, 2017 upto 4 pm. Last date of submission of filled application form of B.Arch is July 7, 2017 till 4 pm along with relevant documents and proof of deposited fee by hand or by post at HSTES office, Panchkula. For further information regarding admission counseling schedule, one could visit, he added.