Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Haryana Government reduces retirement age

CHANDIGARH, NOV 25
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal said that State Government has decided to give ex-gratia relief of Rs. three lakh to family members of those state government employees engaged on ad hoc or contract basis in case of their death during service period.
TRINING FOR PATWARIS: The Chief Minister, who was addressing the media persons shortly after presiding over a Cabinet meeting here today, said that State government has also decided to start training of 1002 patwaris selected during previous regime so that they could be inducted at the earliest. He said that training would be imparted to all selected at five places namely Hisar, Panchkula, Ambala, Rohtak and Jhajjar. The department concerned has been asked to initiate the process for the same at the earliest, he added.
605 POSTS IN POWER UTILITIES: Mr. Manohar Lal said that it has also been decided to fill up 605 posts in power utilities in the state. Complete transparency would be ensured in these appointments and special emphasis would be laid on written test while recruitment. Power Generation Corporation would conduct written test for the same and 90 per cent marks would be meant for written test and only 10 per cent for the interview. A decision has also been taken to clear the appointment of 55 Haryana Civil Service Officers recruited during the regime of previous government.
He said that retirement age of employees has been reduced to 58 years from 60 years. In case of Class IV employees and persons with disabilities, the retirement age would be 60 years instead of 62 years. All employees who had completed 58 or 60 years in their respective categories and are still serving would be retired on November 30, 2014. The upper age limit for fresh recruitment would remain 42 years. This decision had been taken to ensure maximum employment opportunity to the youth.
HSSC CHAIRMAN, MEMBERS REMOVED: He said that state government had also decided to remove Chairman and members of Haryana Staff Selection Commission. Apart from this, Act of Haryana Teacher Service Selection Board had also been revoked. He said that new system would soon be made for teacher recruitment.
RELIEF TO FARMERS: He said that state government had made a provision of Rs.123 crore for giving relief to farmers of Jind, Bhiwani and Hisar districts whose crops was damaged in draught like situation. Presently compensation is given only to those whose loss of crops is more than 50 per cent. The concerned department has been asked to make a proposal for compensating those farmers also whose crop damage is between 25 per cent and 50 per cent.
On being asked to comment on reviewing the all decisions taken by previous government after May 16, 2014, he said that concerned department is in the process of preparing report on the same. We also were implementing some of the decisions of previous government.
On being asked to comment on separate Haryana Sikh Gurudwara Prabandhak Committee, he said that this matter is sub-judiced.
KUNDLI-MANESAR-PALWAL EXPRESSWAY: In reply to a question, he said that construction work on Kundli-Manesar-Palwal Expressway is being taken up with the company. It would soon be started. This matter is also pending with Supreme Court. If the same is cancelled, work of KMP expressway would be got completed through National Highway Authority of India.
On a query concerning Rampal issue, he said that Rampal has been arrested by the Police alongwith 908 members of samiti. Investigation is in process in the whole issue. Government is quite concern about happening of such types of unlawful activities in the state. Government is closely monitoring all such cases, he added.

Birender Singh and Suresh Prabhu file nomination papers

CHANDIGARH, NOV 25
Union Ministers Birender Singh and Suresh Prabhu filed their nomination papers for bye-election to two Rajya Sabha seats from Haryana in the presence of Speaker Mr Kanwarpal Gujjar and Chief Minister Mr Manohar Lal at Haryana Vidhan Sabha here today.
Union Minister for Rural Development and Pachayati Raj Mr Birender Singh and Union Minister for Railways Mr Suresh Prabhu presented two sets of nomination papers each to the Returning Officer of Haryana Vidhan Sabha, Mr Sumit Kumar. Speaker Mr Kanwarpal, Chief Minister Mr Manohar Lal and Incharge of BJP Affairs in Haryana Mr Anil Jain congratulated them on their filing nominations for Rajya Sabha seats.
Haryana has five seats in Rajya Sabha and at present, three members are representing Haryana in the Rajya Sabha. They included Mr Shadi Lal Batra and Kumari Selja of Congress and Mr Ram Kumar of Indian National Lok Dal (INLD).
Ministers, MLAs and other distinguished personalities including Mrs Uma Prabhu, wife of Mr Suresh Prabu were also present on this occasion.
Later, while interacting with the media persons Mr Birender Singh and Mr Prabhu hoped that they would unanimously be elected to Rajya Sabha.
In reply to a question, Union Minister for Railways Mr Suresh Prabhu said that it was a matter of pride that he has got an opportunity to file nomination to Rajya Sabha from Haryana. Earlier, he had been elected as Member of Parliament from Maharashtra on four occasions. He said that Prime Minister Mr Narendra Modi has an aim to ensure the overall development of all the States. In the same series, the people of Haryana have chosen a new path of development by electing the BJP government in the State under the able leadership of Chief Minister Mr Manohar Lal.
Describing Haryana as a prosperous State, Mr Prabhu assured that besides contributing for the development of the country, he and his Cabinet colleague Mr Birender Singh would jointly strive to take Haryana further ahead on the path of development. Apart from this, they would also ensure that Haryana also gets the benefit of various schemes and programmes being implemented by the Central Government.
When Mr Birender Singh was asked to comment on how he feels on being moved to Rajya Sabha after becoming the Cabinet Minister, he said that there is nothing new as he was a Member of Rajya Sabha earlier also. On asked to comment on a statement in which he had said that Rajya Sabha seats are available for Rs 100 crore, in Haryana, Mr Birender said he has spent only Rs 100 for the same in BJP.

Six toll tax points closed in Haryana

CHANDIGARH, NOV 25
The Haryana Cabinet which met under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Mr. Manohar Lal here today has decided to close down toll points at six locations as Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has declared these as National Highways.
            These are TP-1 on Gurgaon-Sohna road at Km 11 (near Badshahpur), TP-6 on Bahadurgarh-Jhajjar-Dadri-Loharu-Pilani road at RD 166 (near Rajasthan border), TP-9 on Sardulgarh-Sirsa road (near Punjab border), TP-14 on UP Border-Sonepat-Gohana Road (near UP border), TP-16 on Sohana –Nuh-Ferozpur Zhirkha-Alwar Road (near Rajasthan Border) and TP-19 on Narnaul-Singhana Road (near Rajasthan Border).
            After the closure of toll points on these highways no toll would be levied on any mechanical vehicle crossing or using any toll facility on the Highways recently declared as National highways by Ministry of Roads Transport and Highways.   

Haryana Cabinet revises VAT on diesel

CHANDIGARH, NOV 25
The Haryana Cabinet, which met under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Mr. Manohar Lal here today, revised the rate of Value Added Tax (VAT) on diesel from 9.24 per cent to 12.07 per cent. Even after increase in the rate of VAT on diesel, it would be less as compared to neighbouring states of Punjab, Delhi, Rajashtan and Uttar Pradesh. After the increase in VAT, the retail sale price of diesel with revised tax rate would come around Rs. 53.19 per litre which is still lower by Rs.4.13 as compare to the price on October 1, 2014.
            There is average sale of around five lakh KL of diesel per month. Due to decrease in retail price of diesel, the state is losing about 47 paise per litre since October 1, 2014 which comes to about Rs.23.50 crore per month. To compensate this recurring loss, state has approved hike in VAT as per which additional revenue of about Rs.737 crore per year would be generated.
            The Cabinet also approved the Haryana Value Added Tax (Third amendment) ordinance 2014 for amending section 59 and 60 of Haryana Value Added Tax act 2003 as per which State Government is satisfied with the circumstances which render it necessary to take immediate action for reasons to be recorded in writing, dispense with the condition of previous notice.

Friday, November 21, 2014

71 IAS officers in Haryana transfered

CHANDIGARH, NOV 21
The Haryana Government has issued transfers and posting orders of 71 IAS officers with immediate effect.
Mrs.Sumita Misra, Additional Principal Secretary-I to Chief Minister will also the look after the work of Director General, Tourism, Secretary,Haryana Tourism Department, Director General, Hospitality, Secretary, Hospitality Department and Managing Director, Haryana Tourism Development Corporation.
Anand Mohan Sharan, Additional Resident Commissioner, Haryana Bhawan, New Delhi, Labour Commissioner and Secretary, Labour Department, Chief Administrator, Haryana State Agricultural Marketing Board, and Advisor, Civil Aviation and Secretary, Civil Aviation Department has been posted as Resident Commissioner, Haryana Bhawan, New Delhi relieving P.K. Mahapatra of the charge of Principal Resident Commissioner.
Ashok Khemka, Secretary, Archives Department and Director General, Archives goes as Transport Commissioner and Secretary, Transport Department vice Shyamal Misra.
Vineet Garg, Secretary, Revenue and Disaster Management Department, Director General and Secretary, Sports and Youth Affairs has been posted as Managing Director, Haryana State Industrial Infrastructural Development Corporation and Managing Director, Haryana Financial Corporation vice T.L. Satyaprakash.
Anil Malik, Managing Director, Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam and Secretary, Power Department and Director General, Power Reforms and Managing Director, Haryana Medical Services Corporation goes as Chief Administrator, Haryana State Agricultural Marketing Board vice Anand Mohan Sharan.
Sandeep Garg, Managing Director, Haryana Land Reclamation Development Corporation and Secretary, Agriculture Department has been posted as Director General and Secretary, Technical Education Dept. vice Vijayendra Kumar.
Apoorva Kumar Singh, Chief Administrator, HUDA, Panchkula goes as Director General, Development and Panchayats, Secretary, Development and Panchayats, Rural Development, Secretary, Rural Development Department goes as vice Nitin Kumar Yadav.
Abhilaksh Likhi, Secretary, Personnel, Training, Vigilance, and Parliamentary Affairs Departments, Director General, Training (Ex-Officio) Inquiry Officer, Vigilance and Managing Director, Haryana Warehousing Corporation has been posted as Director General and Secretary, Information, Public Relations and Cultural Affairs and Languages and Grievances Departments relieving Sudhir Rajpal of the said charge.
Arun Kumar Gupta, Director General, Food and Supplies, Secretary, Food and Supplies Department, Managing Director, CONFED, Director General, Science and Technology, Director General, State Transport Haryana and Secretary, Transport Department goes as Labour Commissioner and Secretary, Labour Department vice Anand Mohan Sharan.
Dharam Pal Singh Nagal, Commissioner, Gurgaon Division, Gurgaon, Special Commissioner, Health and Nutrition, Mewat Area, Gurgaon, Chairman, Mewat Development Agency and assisting Dr. N.C. Saxena, who has been appointed Commissioner by Hon’ble Supreme Court in PUCL Vs UOI & Ors (W/P) (C ) 196 of 2001 goes as Secretary to Government Haryana Cooperation Department vice Sanjeev Verma.
Mrs. Sukriti Likhi, Secretary, Finance Department, Managing Director, Haryana Electronics Development Corpn. HARTRON, Secretary, Electronics and Information Technology Department and Director General, Electronics and Information Technology has been posted as Secretary, Finance Department. She has also been given the charge of Director General, Women and Child Development, Secretary, Women and Child Development Department, Managing Director, Women Development Corpn. and Secretary, Haryana State Commission for Protection of Child Rights vice Mrs. Renu S. Phulia.
Anurag Agarwal, Managing Director, H.V.P.N. goes as Secretary, Personnel, Training, Vigilance, and Parliamentary Affairs Departments, Director General, Training (Ex-Officio) Inquiry Officer, Vigilance in addition to his own duties Vice Sh. Abhilaksh Likhi.
Mrs. Suprabha Dahiya, Commissioner, M.C. Faridabad goes as Managing Director, Warehousing Corporation vice Abhilaksh Likhi. She has also been given the charge of Secretary, Archives Department and Director General, Archives, Haryana vice Ashok Khemka.
Vijayendra Kumar, Director General, Technical Education, Secretary, Technical Education Department and Secretary, Forests and Wild-Life Department, Secretary, Revenue and Disaster Management Department has been posted as Director General, Electronics and Information Technology, Secretary, Electronics and Information Technology Department and Managing Director, Haryana Electronics Development Corpn. ( HARTRON) vice MRs. Sukriti Likhi.
D. Suresh, Managing Director, Haryana Minerals Ltd., New Delhi goes as Secretary, General Administration Department relieving Rajbir Singh. He will also been given the charge of Secretary Administrative Reforms Department in addition to his present duties against vacant post.
Chander Parkash, Commissioner, Rohtak Division, Rohtak goes as Director General, State Transport, Haryana and Secretary, Transport Department vice Arun Kumar Gupta.
C.R. Rana, Registrar, Cooperative Societies, Manaing Director, Federation of Cooperative Sugar Mills Ltd.(Sugarfed) has been posted as Director General, Food and Supplies, Secretary, Food and Supplies Department and Managing Director, CONFED vice Arun Kumar Gupta.
Rajbir Singh, Secretary, General Administration, Secretariat Establishment and Monitoring and Coordination Cell and Defence Departments Secretary, Secretariat Establishment, Monitoring and Coordination Cell and Defence Departments. He has also been given the charge of Chief Executive, Khadi Village and Industries Board vice R.S. Kharb.
Subhash Chandra, Secretary, School Education Department goes as Secretary, State Human Rights Commission in addition to his present duties against vacant post.
Shyamal Misra, Administrator, Trade Fair Authority Haryana, Haryana Bhawan, New Delhi, Transport Commissioner and Secretary, Transport Department goes as Advisor, Civil Aviation and Secretary, Civil Aviation Department and Chief Administrator, Trade Fair Authority Haryana, New Delhi vice Anand Mohan Sharan. He has also been given the charge of Managing Director, HAFED relieving Ashok Kumar Yadav of the said charge.
Mrs. Neelam Pradeep Kasni, Secretary to Governor, Haryana and Commissioner, Ambala Division, Ambala has been posted as Director General, Medical Education and Research Haryana in addition to her own duties vice Ramesh Krishan.
Pradeep Kasni, Administrator, CADA and Project Director, Haryana Aids Control Society goes as Commissioner, Gurgaon Division, Gurgaon, Special Commissioner, Health and Nutrition, Mewat Area, Gurgaon and Chairman, Mewat Development Agency vice Sh. D.P.S. Nagal.
Ramesh Krishan, Secretary, Home-I Department, Director General, Medical Education and Research and Secretary, Medical Education and Research Department goes as Director General, Agriculture, Haryana and Secretary, Agriculture Department vice Brijendra Singh.
Brijendra Singh, Director General, Agriculture, Secretary, Agriculture Department and Managing Director, Haryana Agro Industries has been posted as Chief Administrator, HUDA vice Apoorva Kumar Singh.
Rajeev Ranjan, Commissioner Hisar Division, Hisar goes as Commissioner, Rohtak Division, Rohtak vice Chander Prakash.
Nitin Kumar Yadav, Director, Development and Panchayats, Special Secretary, Development and Panchayats Department, Director, Rural Development, Special Secretary, Haryana, Rural Development Department, Special Secretary, Finance Department, Director, Environment and Special Secretary, Environment Department goes as Managing Director, Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam and Secretary, Power Department and Director General, Power Reforms, Haryana vice Anil Malik.

Pankaj Agarwal, Director, Elementary Education and Special Secretary, School Education Department goes as Managing Director, Federation of Cooperative Sugar Mills Ltd. (Sugarfed) vice C.R. Rana. He has also been given the charge of Director, Science and Technology vice Arun Kumar Gupta.

Vijay Singh Dahiya, Deputy Commissioner, Faridabad and Special Secretary, Employment Department has been posted as Special Secretary, Finance Department vice Nitin Kumar Yadav. He has also been given the charge of Managing Director, Haryana Agro Industries Corporation vice Brijendra.

Mrs. Amneet P. Kumar, Director, Renewable Energy, Director, Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Backward Classes, Haryana, Special Secretary, Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Backward Classes Department, Managing Director, Haryana Scheduled Castes and Finance Development Corpn Ltd. and Managing Director, Haryana Backward Classes and Economically Weaker Section Kalyan Nigam goes as Director, Elementary Education, Haryana and Special Secretary, School Education Department vice Pankaj Agarwal. She has also been given the charge of Director, Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Backward Classes, Special Secretary, Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Backward Classes Department, Managing Director, Haryana Scheduled Castes and Finance Development Corpn Ltd. and Managing Director, Haryana Backward Classes and Economically Weaker Section Kalyan Nigam.
Praveen Kumar, Administrator, HUDA, (H.Q.), Panchkula has been posted as Director, Employment Haryana and Special Secretary, Employment Department relieving Suresh Kumar Goyal of the said charge.
Mohan Lal Kaushik, Special Secretary, Sports and Youth Affairs Department, Deputy Commissioner, Hisar and Commissioner, M.C., Hisar goes as Director, Secondary Education and Special Secretary, School Education Department vice Vivek Atray.
T.L. Satyaprakash, Director, Industries and Commerce and Mines and Geology, Special Secretary, Industries and Commerce and Mines & Geology Departments, Managing Director, Haryana State Industrial Infrastructure Development Coprn. and Haryana Financial Corpn goes as Deputy Commissioner, Gurgaon vice Shekhar Vidyarthi. He has also been given the charge of Chief Administrator, Shri Mata Sheetla Devi Shrine Board, Gurgaon relieving Vikas Yadav.
Sameer Pal Srow, Deputy Commissioner, Sonepat goes as Deputy Commissioner, Panipat and Commissioner, MC, Panipat vice Ajit Balaji Joshi.
Amit Kumar Agrawal, Deputy Commissioner, Rohtak, and Commissioner, M.C. Rohtak has been posted as Deputy Commissioner, Faridabad vice Balraj Singh.
Ajit Balaji Joshi, Deputy Commissioner, Panipat goes as Deputy Commissioner, Jind vice Ashok Kumar Meena.
Rohtash Singh Kharb, Chief Executive, Haryana Khadi and Village Industries Board has been posted as Director, Archaeology & Museums, Special Secretary, Archaeology & Museums Departments relieving Sudhir Rajpal, of the said charge. He has also been given the charge of Chief Administrator, Housing Board and Administrator, CADA vice Vinay Singh and vice Pradeep Kasni respectively.
Wazeer Singh Goyat, Special Secretary, Finance Department and Secretary, O/o Lokayukta, Haryana goes as Registrar, Cooperative Societies, Haryana vice C.R.Rana.
Vikas Yadav, Commissioner, M.C. Gurgaon and Chief Administrator, Shri Mata Sheetla Devi Shrine Board, Gurgaon goes as Special Secretary, Health Department, Mission Director, NRHM and Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration against vacant posts.
Balraj Singh, Deputy Commissioner, Karnal and Commissioner, M.C. Karnal has been posted as Special Secretary PWD (B&R) and Architecture Department vice Jagdeep Singh. He has also been given the charge of Special Secretary Public Health Engineering Department against vacant post and Director, Renewable Energy vice Mrs. Amneet P. Kumar.
Ashok Sangwan, Administrator, HUDA, Gurgaon goes as Deputy Commissioner, Mewat at Nuh and Chief Executive Officer, Mewat Development Agency, Nuh vice Sanjay Joon.
C.G. Rajini Kaanthan, Special Secretary, Home-II Department, Joint Commissioner, Gurdwara Elections, Haryana has been posted as Deputy Commissioner, Kurukshetra vice Nikhil Gajraj.
Shekhar Vidyarthi, Deputy Commissioner, Gurgaon goes as Deputy Commissioner, Rohtak and Commissioner, MC, Rohtak vice Amit Kumar Agrawal.
Mandip Singh Brar, Deputy Commissioner, Yamunanagar and Commissioner, M.C. Yamunanagar goes as Deputy Commissioner, Ambala, E.O. for Management of Govt. Land in Excised Area, Ambala Cantt. and Commissioner, M.C., Ambala vice Saket Kumar.
Saket Kumar, Deputy Commissioner, Ambala, E.O. for Management of Govt. Land in Excised Area, Ambala Cantt. and Commissioner, M.C., Ambala goes as Deputy Commissioner, Bhiwani vice D.K. Behera.
Vinay Singh, Chief Administrator, Housing Board, Haryana goes as Director, Industries & Commerce, Haryana and Special Secretary, Industries Department vice T.L. Satyaprakash. He has also been given the charge of Director, Supplies & Disposals, Haryana relieving Suresh Kumar Goyal of the said charge.
Chander Shekhar, Special Secretary, Revenue and Disaster Management Department has been posted as Special Secretary to Government, Haryana, Home-I Department vice Ramesh Krishan.
Mrs. Renu S. Phulia, Director, Women and Child Development, Haryana, Special Secretary, Women & Child Development Department, Managing Director, Women Development Corpn. and Secretary, Haryana State Commission for Protection of Child Rights and Member Secretary, Haryana State Food Commission goes as Special Secretary, Forests and Wild-Life Department. She has also been given the charge of Managing Director, HLRDC and Project Director, Haryana State AIDS Control Society.
Sanjay Joon, Deputy Commissioner, Mewat at Nuh and Chief Executive Officer, Mewat Development Agency, Nuh has been posted as Administrator, HUDA (Hqrs.), Panchkula vice Praveen Kumar.
Vivek Atray, Director, Secondary Education, Haryana and Special Secretary, School Education Department has been posted as Deputy Commissioner, Panchkula, Commissioner, M.C. Panchkula and Chief Administrator, Shri Mata Mansa Devi Shrine Board, Panchkula vice S.S. Phulia.
Sanjeev Verma, Special Secretary, Cooperation Department goes as Administrator, HUDA, Panchkula vice Mrs. Sharandeep Kaur Brar. He has also been given charge of Director, Environment, Haryana and Special Secretary Government of Haryana Environment Department vice Nitin Kumar Yadav.
Jagdeep Singh, Special Secretary, PW (B&R) & Architecture Departments goes as Deputy Commissioner, Fatehabad vice Rajiv Rattan.
Mrs. Anita Yadav, OSD O/o Commissioner, Gurgaon Division, Gurgaon goes as Administrator, HUDA, Gurgaon vice Ashok Sangwan.
S.S. Phulia, Deputy Commissioner, Panchkula, Chief Administrator, Shri Mata Mansa Devi Shrine Board, Panchkula and Commissioner, M.C. Panchkula has been posted as Deputy Commissioner, Yamunanagar and Commissioner, MC, Yamunanagar vice Mandip Singh Brar.
N.K. Solanki, Deputy Commissioner, Kaithal goes as Director General, Sports and Youth Affairs and Secretary, Sports & Youth Affairs Department vice Vineet Garg.
J.Ganesan, Administrator, HUDA, Hisar has been posted as Deputy Commissioner, Karnal and Commissioner, M.C.Karnal vice Saket Kumar.
Ashok Kumar Meena, Deputy Commisisoner, Jind goes as Deputy Commisisoner, Palwal vice K.M. Pandurang.
Dusmanta Kumar Behera, Deputy Commissioner, Bhiwani has been posted as Special Secretary, Home-II Department, Joint Commissioner, Gurdwara Elections, Haryana vice C.G. Rajini Kaanthan.
Khetmalis Makarand Pandurang, Deputy Commissioner, Palwal goes as Deputy Commissioner, Kaithal vice N.K.Solanki.
Chander Shekhar Khare, Deputy Commissioner, Jhajjar has been posted as Deputy Commissioner, Hisar and Commissioner, M.C.Hisar vice M.L. Kaushik.
Anshaj Singh, Deputy Commissioner, Sirsa goes as Deputy Commissioner, Jhajjar vice Chander Shekhar Khare.
Rajiv Rattan, Deputy Commissioner, Fatehabad goes as Deputy Commissioner, Sonepat vice Sameer Pal Srow.
Nikhil Gajraj, Deputy Commissioner, Kurukshetra has been posted as Deputy Commissioner, Sirsa vice Anshaj Singh.
Pankaj, Administrator, HUDA, Rohtak goes as Secretary, School Education Board, Haryana, Bhiwani vice Ashok Kumar Sharma.
Mrs. Sharandeep Kaur Brar, Administrator, HUDA, Panchkula goes as ADC-cum-CEO, DRDA, Sirsa vice Rajesh Jogpal.
Mrs. Gauri Parasher Joshi, Commissioner, Municipal Corporation, Panipat has been posted as Administrator, HUDA, Hisar vice J.Ganesan.
Ashok Kumar Sharma, Secretary, School Education Board, Haryana, Bhiwani has been posted as Additional Secretary to Government Haryana, Irrigation Department and Managing Director, HSMITC relieving Suresh Kumar Goyal of the said charge.
Mrs. Garima Mittal, ADC-cum-CEO, DRDA, Mahendragarh at Narnaul goes as ADC-cum-CEO, DRDA, Palwal vice V.S. Hooda.
Amit Khatri, Sub Divisional Officer (Civil), Sonepat goes as ADC-cum-CEO, DRDA & Special Officer, APZ, Rohtak vice R.C. Bidhan.
Vinay Pratap Singh, Sub Divisional Officer (Civil), Thanesar and Chief Executive Officer, Kurukshetra Development Board, Kurukshetra has been posted as ADC-cum-CEO, DRDA, Gurgaon vice Pushpender Singh.
Aditya Dahiya, Sub Divisional Officer (Civil), Jagadhri and Estate Officer, HUDA, Jagadhri goes as ADC-cum-CEO, DRDA & Special Officer, APZ, Faridabad vice Dinesh Singh Yadav.
Vijay Kumar Siddappa Bhavikatti, Sub Divisional Officer(Civil), Indri goes as ADC-cum-CEO, DRDA & Special Officer, APZ, Bhiwani vice Sujan Singh.

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Canada for mutual cooperation with Haryana

CHANDIGARH, NOV 21
Canada has evinced keen interest in mutual cooperation with Haryana in the areas of agriculture, agri- research, dairy development, power, bio-technology and live stock development.
           A delegation led by Premier, Province of Saskatchewan Mr Brad Wall made a courtesy call on the Haryana Chief Minister, Manohar Lal here today and discussed various issues of mutual interest and expressed desire to exchange expertise between Canada and Haryana.
          The Chief Minister welcomed the delegation and assured all support and cooperation of the State government to further strengthen the association between Haryana and Canada.
          Mr Brad Wall apprised the Chief Minister that in Canada, the Saskatchewan economy is truly an innovative and an outstanding one which depends directly on its basic resources especially wheat, oats, peas and pulses and livestock.  He said that Saskatchewan has North America’s leading agri-biotechnology cluster. Mr Wall offered to work on a focused programme on agri-biotechnology and food processing to further strengthen relationship and build trade between Haryana and Saskatchewan.
          In the meeting,  Mr Manohar Lal asked Mr Brad Wall to explore the possibility of cooperation in the field of organic fertilizers also. On this, Deputy Minister, Agriculture Ms Alanna Koch accepted the proposal and said that huge acres of land in Canada are under organic farming. She said that she will definitely take up this matter with the several organizations dealing with agri-biotechnology at Saskatchewan.  
          Mr Brad Wall was informed that there is lot of scope in the areas of research and dairy development in Haryana. The State has Haryana Agricultural University (HAU) beside various research centres catering to the local needs of farmers.
He was also informed that Haryana ranks first in per capita milk production in the Country. Impressed with this achievement, Mr Brad wall expressed keen interest on exchange of research programmes between the universities of both Haryana and Saskatchewan as part of the extension programme.
           In the meeting deliberations were also held for having possible partnership between Haryana and Saskatchewan in development of smart cities in Haryana. Principal Secretary to Chief Minister Mr Sanjeev Kaushal offered all support of the government if Canadian companies could partner in developing any of the cities like Panchkula or Gurgaon as smart cities.
          Principal Secretary to Chief Minister Mr Sanjeev Kaushal, Additional Principal Secretary Mrs Sumita Misra, OSD Mr Jawahar Yadav, Principal Secretary Cooperation Mr Alok Nigam, Principal Secretary Urbal Local Bodies Department Mr S.N Roy, Director Agriculture Mr Brijendar Singh, Managing Director Hafed Mr Ashok Yadav, other senior officers of various department and members of the delegation were also present on this occasion.

CTU launches integrated transport services

CHANDIGARH, NOV 21
The Chandigarh Transport Undertaking (CTU) has introduced integrated transport services in the areas falling under tricity (Chandigarh, Mohali, Panchkula, Mansa Devi, Mullanpur, Zirakpur and Saketri) for which bus passes to the Government employees and other categories on ‘Anytime Anywhere basis’ are being issued.
        While giving this information today, an official spokesman said that the government employees of any Central or State Government and their bodies working in tricity region can avail this facility against the payment of Rs 250 per month. It can also be availed by employees working on contract or outsourced basis with any State Government and its bodies. He said that E-Sampark centres in Chandigarh have been authorized to issue the bus passes.
        The spokesman said that other details can be accessed at the CTU website www.chdctu.gov.in.
CABINET MEETING: Haryana Cabinet will meet under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Mr Manohar Lal at Committee Room, 4th Floor, Haryana Civil Secretariat, Chandigarh on November 25, 2014 at 4 p.m.
WORKSHOP FOR AGRICULTURE OFFICERS: Vice Chancellor Chaudhary  Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar Dr. K.S. Khokhar today inaugurated a two-day state level workshop of agriculture officers at Hisar.
            While stating this today, a spokesman of University said that agriculture scientists have been asked to develop ‘Terminal Heat’ resistant variety of wheat and ‘Yellow Vein Disease’ resistant variety of Moong. He said that seeds and manures would be timely made available to farmers so as to achieve production target. Special attention would be paid on the areas where agro-yield had remained low during last year.
            It was informed in the workshop that University had approved advanced varieties of seed such as WH-1124 of wheat, HFP-715 of peas and RH-0406 of Raya.
RELIEF FUND: The officers and staff of Haryana Vidhan Sabha Secretariat has decided to contribute their one day salary to Chief Minister Haryana Relief Fund for helping the flood affected people of Jammu and Kashmir.
            This was stated by Joint Secretary, Haryana Vidhan Sabha today.