Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Facility for lactating mothers

With a view to ensuring privacy, separate rooms would be provided for the lactating mothers, including employees and patients, visiting medical institutions and health centres in Haryana for medical check-up.
        Stating this here today, a spokesman of the Health Department said that the decision had been taken under the flagship Mothers’ Absolute Affection (MAA) programme launched recently by the Central Government under the National Health Mission.
        Under this programme, the Central Government would spread awareness about the importance of breast-feeding among 3.9 crore pregnant and lactating women, 8.8 lakh ASHA workers, officers and employees. Besides, skilled support for breast-feeding would be provided at 18,000 delivery centres in public health facilities.
          The spokesman said that four key messages would be delivered under this programme. These include initiation of breast-feeding within the first hour of birth, exclusive breast-feeding for first six months, complementary foods along with breast-feeding after six months, and breast-feeding up to two years of age. Exclusive breast-feeding up to six months can reduce infant mortality rate due to diarrhoea and pneumonia.
        Under the ‘Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Yojana’, medical check-up of pregnant women is conducted on the ninth day of each month. Under the MAA programme, these women would also be made aware about various aspects related to breast-feeding during the check-up, the spokesman added.

C'W delegation from UK calls on Haryana Speaker

 A five-member Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, United Kingdom (CPA UK) delegation today called on Haryana Vidhan Sabha Speaker Mr Kanwar Pal and exchanged information about various issues of parliamentary systems during an interactive session held at Haryana Legislative Assembly here.
          The delegation was led by Member of Parliament of Labour Party Hon David Hanson and included Member of Parliament, Conservative Party Mr Bob Blackman, House of Lords of Liberal Democratic Party Ms Baroness Barker, British Deputy High Commissioner Mr David Lelliott and Asia Pacific Programme Manager, CPA UK Mr Rober Harper.
          Apart from the Speaker, Deputy Speaker Mrs Santosh Yadav, MLAs Mr Abhay Singh Yadav, Mr Ghanshyam Dass Arora, Dr. Ravinder Baliyana, Mrs Geeta Bhukkal and Mr Karan Dalal were also present in the session.
          During the interactive session, various key issues to strengthen parliamentary systems as well as links and co-operation between Indian particularly Haryana and British parliamentarians were discussed.
          It was informed in the meeting that Haryana is entering into its 50 years of formation and celebrating its golden jubilee year. During last 50 years, the State legislature has been able to develop various health parliamentary conventions and maintain its dignity and status, with the cooperation of Leader of House, Leader of Opposition and all its members.
          It was also informed that the aims and objects of CPA UK are to develop, promote and support Parliamentarians and their staff to identify benchmarks of good governance and to implement the enduring values of the Commonwealth. The issues like contribution of parliamentarians in good governance, role and power of parliamentary committees, reservation to women in parliament, total sitting of House in a year, Role of Speaker, Education system were also discussed.
        The CPA UK delegation also invited Haryana Vidhan Sabha Speaker and other legislators to United Kingdom and see for themselves the proceedings of House there.
         Others present in the meeting included Principal Secretary Haryana Vidhan Sabha Mr Sumit Kumar Secretary Haryana Vidhan Sabha Mr R.K. Nandal, Secretary to Speaker Mr Subhash Sharma and other officers of Haryana Vidhan Sabha

Haryana Tourism Day from September 1 to 4

The Haryana Tourism Corporation Limited has decided to celebrate the 43rd ‘Haryana Tourism Day’ this year from September 1 to 4, 2016 at all its tourist complexes in the State and planned a series of activities during the four-day long celebrations.
           While stating this here today, Haryana Tourism Minister Mr Ram Bilas Sharma said that the visitors visiting the Tourist Complexes of Haryana Tourism during this period would avail the benefit of ten per cent discount on food as well as on room rent.
    He said that apart from this, Food Festival would be organized at Red Bishop, Panchkula, Sunbird Motel, Surajkund and Ethnic India, Rai tourist complexes wherein food stalls of different variety of food items consisting South Indian, Chinese, Rajasthani, Muglai, Hyderabadi and Panjabi would be set up. All the Institute of Hotel Management (IHM) would set up their food stalls at the Food Festival except IHM, Panipat who would set up Bakery stall at all these three locations. Apart from this, cultural evenings by reputed artists would also be organized, he added.
          Mr Sharma said that competitions for school students like folk dance competition, painting competition, rangoli competition, face painting competition, essay writing competition, tourism quiz and events like senior citizen walk and tree plantation would also be organized. Also, small gifts like sweets, balloons, biscuits duly packed would also be distributed to the children accompanying visitors or guests visiting the tourist complexes. A craft bazaar at Red Bishop tourist complex in Panchkula would also be set up as part of the celebrations. Lighting or illumination at all the tourist complexes and display of welcome banners at a prominent place at the complexes are among the other activities to be undertaken during the Haryana Tourism Day celebrations, he further added.
BHARDWAJ APPOINTED: Haryana government has appointed Mr Govind Bhardwaj as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Haryana Agro Industries Corporation Limited, Panchkula in place of Mr Varinder Singh Kundu, IAS with immediate effect.
REGISTRATION OF INDIAN STUDENTS:  Haryana Education Minister, Mr. Ram Bilas Sharma said that the Union Ministry of External Affairs has initiated the process of Registration of Indian students studying abroad,  so as to compile data of such students so that the Government would be able to advise them in hour  of need.
          Mr. Sharma said that the Students Registration Module has been placed within Union Ministry’s ‘MADAD’ portal. He said that the data entered into this module in a voluntary manner by the Indian students abroad would provide useful inputs about the pattern of migration of Indian students globally, educational courses that they are registering in and related issues. 

Two IPS and 33 HPS officers transferred in Haryana

The Haryana Government has issued transfer and posting orders of two IPS and 33 HPS officers with immediate effect.
          Rajender Kumar Meena, Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP), Hisar has been posted as ASP, Hisar Headquarters at Hansi.
          Himanshu Garg, ASP, Rohtak has been posted as ASP Headquarters, Sirsa.
          Raj Kumar, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), State Crime Branch has been posted as DSP, City Karnal vice Vivek Chaudhary who goes as DSP, Sirsa.
          Baljinder Singh, DSP, Assandh and Virender Singh, DSP, Crime Investigation Department (CID) will swap their place of postings.
          Dalbir Singh, DSP, Panipat has been posted as DSP, Samalkha vice Gorakh Pal who goes as DSP, 3rd Battalion, Haryana Armed Police, Hisar against a vacant post.
          Harinder Kumar, DSP, Saffidon and Virender Singh, DSP, State Vigilance Bureau will swap their place of postings.
          Jitender Singh, DSP, Haryana Police Academy (HPA) has been posted as DSP, Beri against a vacant post.
          Hans Raj, DSP, Jhajjar has been posted as DSP, Headquarters Jhajjar vice Rahul Dev who goes as DSP, Sonipat.
          Dharambir, 4th Indian Reserve Battalion (IRB), Manesar has been posted as ACP, Gurgaon vice Ravinder Kumar who goes as DSP, Rohtak.
          Rajiv Yadav, DSP, RTC, Bhondsi has been posted as ACP, Gurgaon against a vacant post.
          Kishori Lal, ACP, City Gurgaon has been posted as DSP, 4th IRB Manesar vice Dharambir and Anil Kumar, DSP, CID   has been posted as DSP, Rewari.
          Parmod Kumar, ACP, Crime, Panchkula has been posted as DSP, CID vice Mohinder Pal who goes as DSP, HPA Madhuban vice Jitender Singh.
          Rattandeep Bali, DSP, Punhana has been posted as DSP, Kosli vice Satbir Singh who goes as DSP, 3rd Battalion, HAP against a vacant post.
          Mouji Ram, DSP, Palwal has been posted as DSP, Hodal vice Bhagat Singh who goes as DSP, RTC Bhondsi.
          Balbir Singh, DSP, Palwal has been posted as DSP, Hathin vice Prithvi Singh who goes as DSP, Punhana.
          Anoop Singh, 2nd Battalion, HAP, Madhuban has been posted as DSP, 5th Battalion, HAP, Madhuban vice Jagdish Rai who goes as DSP, Shahabad vice Gurmail Singh who goes as DSP, CID against a vacant post.
          Jitender Kumar, DSP, 4th Battalion, HAP, Madhuban and Ramesh Gulia, DSP, CID will swap their place of postings.
          Anil Kumar, ACP, Headquarters Gurgaon and Ms Dharna Yadav, ACP, Sadar Gurgaon will swap their place of postings.
          Paramjit Singh Samota, DSP, 4th Battalion, HAP, Madhuban has been posted as DSP, Jind and Krishan Kumar, DSP, 1st Battalion, HAP, Ambala City has been posted as DSP, 2nd Battalion, HAP, Madhuban vice Anoop Singh.

Friday, August 19, 2016

Haryana CM inaugurates PJWA photo exhibition

 The Haryana Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal, inaugurated a photo exhibition organised by the Photo Journalists Welfare Association (PJWA) on the occasion of World Photography Day at Kalagram, here today.
        Organised in association with the North Zone Cultural Centre, Patiala, under the aegis of the Union Ministry of Culture, the exhibition will remain open up to August 28 from 10 am to 7 pm every day. The exhibition is portraying the photographic skills of more than 53 photo journalists working in various publications in the tricity.
          The 90 frames on display depict various phases of life, including festivities, flora and fauna, sporting arena, human miseries, weather and various other elements.
        Speaking after going around the exhibition, the Chief Minister said, “I salute the dare of these photojournalists who sacrificed their comfort to display their best in a single shot so that our society gets the true pictures next moment. I appreciate the efforts of PJWA for this initiative and wish they undertake more such programmes.”
         Mr Vicky Gharu, acting President of PJWA, said that this initiative had been taken to show our works to the public. "We plan to hold more such exhibitions and events in the near future. We expect the visitors to join us for the next ten days and appreciate our works", he added.
        OSD (Media) to the Chief Minister, Mr Raj Kumar Bhardwaj, and other officers were also present on this occasion.
INFORMATION OFFICER TRANSFERRED: Haryana government has transferred Mr Sureinder, Information and Public Relations Officer (Press Section), Chandigarh to Fatehabad as District Information and Public Relations Officer against a vacant post with immediate effect.
TMEETING OF DCs:The Haryana Government has convened a meeting of all the Deputy Commissioners and Superintendents of Police under the chairmanship of Haryana Chief Minister Mr Manohar Lal on August 20, 2016 at 11 am at Haryana Niwas, Chandigarh.

Bus travel facilities to employees of Public Relations

The Haryana Government has decided to extend travel facility in the buses of Haryana Roadways to all third and fourth class employees of Information, Public Relations and Languages Department (IPRL) on the pattern of Police Department.
          While stating this here today, Information, Public Relations and Languages Department Minister Mrs Kavita Jain said that Chief Minister Mr Manohar Lal has approved this long standing demand of the employees of the Department.
          She said that after the formation of BJP Government in the State, a delegation of employees of the department met with Minister of State for Food and Supplies Mr Karan Dev Kamboj and put forth their demand before him, who sent the same to the State Government. She said that after assuming the charge of the IPRL Department, she took note of this demand and directed the officers to examine the matter. A proposal in this regard was send to the Chief Minister who approved the same in larger interest of the employees.
          Mrs Jain said that the third and fourth class employees of the department perform their duties with utmost devotion and dedication irrespective of any time whether day or night and disseminate various welfare policies and programmes of the State and the Central Government upto the grass root level through Bhajan Mandalis, Drama Parties and Cinema Units. Keeping this in view, it has been decided to extend them travel facility in the buses of State Roadways so that they could discharge their duties with more dedication and commitment.
          Meanwhile, the employees of the Department have welcomed this decision of the State Government as it would help in further improving their efficiency.

Haryana to expand public relations activities in Delhi

The Haryana Government is working on an action plan for expansion of its information and public relations activities in Delhi and the surrounding areas, to ensure effective dissemination of information about its policies, programmes and schemes to the people of the state.
       This was disclosed by Mrs Dheera Khandelwal, Additional Chief Secretary, Information, Public Relations and Languages Department, while presiding over a meeting of the District Information and Public Relations Officers (DIPROs) from different districts and senior officers of the Department, at Panchkula, near here, today.
        She directed the officers to abide by the values of honesty, hard work and transparency, espoused by the present government. and disseminate information about the policies and programmes of the state government to the people.
        Asking officers and employees in the field to work as a team, Mrs Khandelwal said that all their grievances would be resolved at headquarters level. The officers should further enhance their skills and lay greater emphasis on the use of tools of Information Technology. They should also conduct regular meetings with officers of the district administration to keep themselves abreast with the latest developments, she added.
        Describing the post of DIPRO as an important unit of the district administration, Mr Sameer Pal Srow, Director, Information, Public Relations and Languages Department, said that field officers would be provided all tools of communication technology, including computers. Officers and employees of the district putting up best performance would be felicitated.
        He also urged the officers and employees to take to the social media for publicising the policies and schemes of the government, especially in the light of the ‘Swaran Jayanti’ celebrations to be organised in the state throughout the year to mark the Golden Jubilee of Haryana’s inception, and the international-level ‘Gita Jayanti Mahotsava’ to be organised later this year.
        Mr Srow lauded the efforts of the District Information and Public Relations Officer, Ambala, Mr. Paramjit Saini, for creating a WhatsApp group linking officers of the district administration, district education officers and about 250 schools. This initiative would not only help in acquainting children with activities of the government, but also enhance their skills, he added.
        Those present at the meeting included Additional Director (Administration), Mr. Samwartak Singh, Additional Director (Administration), Mr. Parvesh Kumar, Additional Director (Press), Mr. Rajiv Khosla, Joint Director (Administration), Mr. Kuldeep Saini, Joint Director (Production and Magazine), Mrs. Raj Pannu, Deputy Directors, Dr. Ved Prakash, Mrs. Urvashi Rangara, Mrs. Anita Dutta, Mrs. Vandana Sharma, Senior Exhibition Officer, Mr. Rajiv Abrol, all district information and public relations officers and officers in-charge of other branches of the department.