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PDS flour fit for human consumption: Dir FCS&CA

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JAMMU, FEB26: Director Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs, Jammu, RA Inqlabi today clarified that flour being distributed through the Public Distribution System (PDS) is completely fit for human consumption.
Responding to the news reports being circulated on social media about presence of plastic in flour, the Director cautioned people against giving credence to such fake reports which he saidare completely baseless.
He said the flour is free from any plastic, which in fact has been substantiated by the report of Public Health Laboratory, Jammu which examined six samples collected by Joint Team comprising of Officers from Legal Metrology and Food & Drug Controller Organization.
He further clarified that Flour of any kind contains GLUTIN and it appears that some persons without having any knowledge about the contents of Flour are spreading news about presence of plastic in Flour which is not plastic but natural Protein known as GLUTIN.
He assured that the PDS flour can be consumed without any fear.


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Div Com discusses DPR preparation for Srinagar-B’la-Uri four-lane road

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Srinagar, Nov 05: Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan, today chaired a meeting of concerned officers to discuss the preparation for the formulation of Detailed Project Report (DPR) for development of Srinagar-Baramulla-Uri four-lane road.

The meeting was attended by Deputy Commissioner, Baramulla, Dr G.N Itoo; Additional Commissioner, Kashmir, TassaduqHussain Mir; ADC Baramulla; Chief Engineer, Beacon; SE (Civil), Commander, 760, BRTF and other concerned officials.

Calling the project a ‘prestigious one’, the Div Com instructed the concerned officers to take all technicalities in account while formulating the DPR. Various bottlenecks and constraints in this regard were also discussed during the meeting.

 

On the occasion, Div Com directed Chief Engineer, Beacon to explore possibilities of re-alignment of Srinagar-Baramulla-Uri road at four highly built-up spots in consultation with Baramulla District Administration. He also asked the officials to assess the feasibility of construction of bye-pass at Pattan and Baramulla and a flyover at Sangrama.

Div Com directed DC Baramulla to constitute teams for joint survey which will include representatives from the concerned agencies.

DC Baramulla was also directed to conduct weekly review meetings and furnish action taken report to be submitted to Div Com office on weekly basis.

He also directed the concerned officials to ensure that the consultancy engaged for the projects is made available at an earliest. CE Beacon was also asked to place indent of the road before DC Baramulla for the purpose of land acquisition.

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40 thousand quintal firewood to be supply to mosques

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Srinagar, Nov 05The Chief Conservator of Forests, Kashmir took a review of firewood and winter stocking at P.C. Depot Srinagar.

He was accompanied by Conservator of Forests, Srinagar Circle, Divisional Forest Officer, Urban Forestry Division and Range Officers.

He was informed that forty thousand quintals of firewood have been stocked for supply to Mosques in Srinagar District.

 

The CCF directed the concerned officials to start the supply of firewood immediately to 1350 mosques already registered with the department for heating purpose for the coming winter season.

He Directed the concerned to complete the distribution process of firewood well in time as per the targets.

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JKPSC declares results of KAS Mains-2018

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Srinagar, Nov 05: Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission today declared results of Combined Competitive (Mains) Examination (2018) held by the Commission from July 22 to July 29, 2019.

The Commission today issued a notification having list of candidates who have qualified for Personality Test for which the dates shall be notified separately.

The Personality Test of successful candidates shall be held in the office of the Commission at Resham Ghar Colony, Bakshi Nagar, Jammu. The e-summon letter of Personality Test of candidates being called for interview can be downloaded from the Commission’s website (http://www.jkpsc.nic.in) from November 20, 2019.

 

Candidates who are not able to download e-summon letter can contact the office of the Commission on phone numbers: 0191-2566710, 9419132106, 9419505025.

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