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Govt revises Pollution Check rates for vehicles
GJ Report
JAMMU, APR 5: The Government today ordered revision of rates for issuance of Pollution Under Control Certificate for the vehicles by the Pollution Checking Centres in the State.
According to an order issued by the Secretary to the Government, Transport Department, M Raju the new rate for issuance of Pollution Under Control Certificate for two-wheelers (Petrol) will be Rs 50, for three-wheelers (Petrol) Rs 60, for four-wheelers (Petrol) Rs 80 and for all Diesel Vehicles it will be Rs 100.
According to the order, the validity of Pollution Check will be 12 months for BS-IV vehicles and 6 months for all other vehicles.
National Lok Adalat at Jammu on Apr 22
GJ Report
Jammu, Apr 5: A National Lok Adalat is being held on April 22, in the District Court Complex Janipur, Jammu.
Also, Pre-Lok Adalat Sessions are being held at District Court Complex w.e.f April 9 to 21.
Advocates, government departments, insurance companies, financial institutions, banks and litigants desirous of getting pre-litigation and post litigation/pending cases amicably settled before the National Lok Adalat through reconciliation/Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) are asked to furnish the particulars of their cases in the office of the Chairman, DLSA, Jammu on or before 7.4.2018, so that the cases can be listed in the ensuing National Lok Adalat.
DG Prisons accords sanction to grant of in-situ promotion
GJ Report
Jammu, Apr 5: Director General of Police, Prisons, Dilbag Singh today accorded sanction to the grant of in-situ promotion in favour of 12 officials of the department.
The Departmental Promotion Committee (DPC) cleared their cases for placement in the next higher grade in a meeting held under the Chairmanship of DGP Prisons, here today.
While extending his greetings to the promoted employees, Director General, Prisons said that Prisons department endeavours to provide promotion avenues to deserving and eligible officials to boost their morale for efficient functioning.
Father-daughter duo injured in Pak shelling
GJ Report
Jammu, Apr 5:A man and his daughter were injured after Pakistani troops fired mortar bombs at forward posts and targeted civilian areas along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district, officials said today.
The incident took place last evening in the Nowshera sector.
Pakistani troops also fired small arms and automatic weapons. They targeted the Sair and Kadli hamlets and forward posts of the Indian Army, the officials said.
Bola Ram and his daughter Sangeeta suffered splinter injures after a 120mm mortar shell exploded in their house’s compound. They were hospitalised, they said.
On Tuesday, an Army jawan was killed while four others, including a Lieutenant and JCOs, were injured as Pakistani troops fired mortar bombs at forward posts in Krishna Ghati sector along the LoC in Poonch.
J&K Grameen Bank outshines in the state in GOI’s APY Programme
GJ Report
Jammu, Apr 5: Micro Finance and Financial inclusion Department, J&K Grameen Bank under the Chairmanship of R K Chibber in collaboration with NABARD has successfully running Atal Pension Yojana campaign across the state. The stress has also given on other social security schemes including PMSBY & PMJJBY. These programmes are intend to cover the unorganized sector including factory workers, hawkers and rural agricultural labour etc.
Under this initiative, more than 8000 APY enrolments has been covering most of the districts of the state including Jammu, Kathua, Samba, Kishtwar, Baramulla, Bandipora, Kupwara, Kargil, Leh, Srinagar, Rajouri and Poonch. Apart from APY enrolment, people are also enrolled under GOI insurance schemes like PMJJBY and PMSBY. sssssIn order to enable 100% renewal of existing enrolments under PMSBY & PMJJBY, the SMS are sent to the customers on regular basis for maintaining a minimum balance of Rs.330 and Rs.12 only.