SRINAGAR, JULY 04: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan, today directed RTO Kashmir to ensure dedicated court specific public transport facility to District Court Complex (DCC) Moominabad.
The Divisional Commissioner made this direction while reviewing the progress of work and other co-related infrastructure issues concerning the DCC Moominabad.
The meeting was informed that six vehicles are plying to and fro from Jehangir Chowk to Moominabad area.
The Divisional Commissioner directed RTO Kashmir to ensure that ten vehicles should ply exclusively and dedicatedly on this vital route immediately so that people do not face difficulty regarding the transportation to the district court complex.
Regarding the cleanliness in and around the court complex, Khan directed Commissioner SMC to deploy additional manpower to the area for proper and regular sanitation drive.
Commissioner SMC informed that a joint survey has been conducted by Traffic Advisor to Government, ascertaining the feasibility on the installation of traffic signals and construction of rotary traffic circular near the district court complex.
The Divisional Commissioner asked the Traffic Advisor to submit Topographic Survey within two-days to Commissioner SMC for necessary action.
Engineers of UEED informed that the STP stands installed and are presently on trial run.
For identification and construction of tea and coffee shop in the premises for judicial and staff members, Khan directed Superintending Engineer R&B to prepare a proposal immediately so that the construction work can be started soon.
For beautification and landscaping of district court complex premises, it was also informed that DPR worth Rs 1.64 crore had been already submitted to concerned authorities for necessary action.
Additional District and Sessions Judge, Traffic Advisor to Government, RTO Kashmir, Additional Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Commissioner SMC, Chief Engineers of UEED and PHE, Director Floriculture, Superintending Engineer R&B, Assistant Commissioner (Central) and other concerned officers were present in the meeting.
Give us decisive mandate to end miseries: Imran Ansari
Srinagar, Mar 17: Calling for a decisive mandate in the forthcoming elections, the Peoples Conference (PC) General Secretary Imran Reza Ansari Sunday said the PC, with the support of people, is fast emerging as a strong alterative in the politics of Jammu and Kashmir.
Addressing a meeting to welcome Shabir Gulabagi led prominent said that there are no takers for the politics of deceit, hypocrisy and blackmail practiced by the traditional political parties in the state. “PC belongs to everyone, whosoever aspires for changing the political system of corruption and nepotism. Sufferings and miseries of our people will end only through truth and reconciliation. This is what we are aspiring for. We want our people to be politically conscious, economically stable and socially empowered,” he said.
He appealed people to vote decisively in the forthcoming elections in favor of PC candidates. “Your support is a must for us to fulfill the agenda of change,” he added.
Speaking on the occasion, the party’s candidate for Srinagar Parliamentary constituency, Irfan Reza Ansari said: “Our leader Sajad Saheb is the voice for alternate political discourse, aiming to empower the politically & economically disempowered. We have to strengthen his hands in order to pull the state out of every problem that it has been forced into.”
Also present on the occasion was Political Secretary to PC Chairman Shahid Rashid.
Governor inaugurates 31st Police Public Mela
JAMMU, MARCH 17: Governor Satya Pal Malik inaugurated the 31st Jammu & Kashmir Police Public Mela at Police Sports Stadium, Gulshan Ground, here today. Dr. Rubinder Kour, Chairperson, Jammu and Kashmir Police Wives Welfare Association, lady members of the Association, Khurshid Ahmad Ganai, Kewal Kumar Sharma, K Skandan Advisors to the Governor, and Dilbag Singh , Director General of Police, were among those present on the occasion.
Governor lit the ceremonial lamp to mark the commencement of the Police-Public Mela. He paid floral tributes to the Jawans and Officers of J&K Police who laid down their lives while performing their duties.
Governor, along with other dignitaries, went around the stalls put up in the Mela and showed keen interest in the exhibited goods. He interacted with the stall holders and appreciated the quality of products put on display.
Governor was briefed by Dr. Rubinder Kour about the aims and objectives of the Mela and about the activities of the Organization which are aimed at securing the welfare of police personnel and their families, with special attention to widows and orphans.
Governor was presented memento by Dr. Rubinder Kour, Chairperson PWWA.
A very large number of people from all walks of life attended the Mela and showed great enthusiasm in purchasing goods on sale, eating food of various kind which was being served at the Mela.
Students from J&K Police Public Schools and artists from various cultural organisations presented scintillating cultural items on the occasion.
Among others, the inaugural function was attended by a sizeable number of senior serving and retired civil and police officers.
MSME exhibition concludes at Kashmir Haat
SRINAGAR, MARCH 17: The 3-day Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Exhibition organized by MSME DI Srinagar concluded at Kashmir Haat on Sunday
Numerous products of many unit holders from various industrial estates were on display at 40 different stalls displaying food, textile, glass-based, construction based products.
Around 500 students from various Polytechnic Institutes, people associated with industry and potential buyers turned up for the exhibition.
The students got the know-how and hands-on experience of the different industrial products.
The officers of the department briefed them about the aim and objective of the exhibition.
Director Industries Mahmood Ahmad Shah assured that such events would be more frequent and vibrant for the promotion of local industrial units.
Director Industries further said that the exhibition would promote local products and also encourage local unitholders and investors.
“Such exhibitions bring to fore the local talent who can exhibit and promote their products. The young potential entrepreneurs can also be encouraged to be creative and set up their own units for livelihood instead of hankering after government jobs,” said Mahmood Shah.
One the sidelines of the concluding function, a discussion was also held with unitholders who requested for the promotion of their products in different markets.
Director Industries assured them that more such exhibitions would be held in coming days and other departments including the department of handicraft and handlooms will also be taken on board for such marketing and promotional events.
Assistant Director of MSME Development, Saheel Alaqband said this was the exclusive MSME Exhibition organized after a long time.
He said such they would organise more such like events in the future.
Director of Handicrafts, Director of Handloom, Director Horticulture along with their staff besides the officers from KVIB, DIC, SIDCO, SICOP also visited the exhibition.
In the end, the unit holders also thanked the department for holding such an exhibition, which promoted their products.