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JAMMU: Government SPMR College of Commerce, Jammu  today taken up Swachh Bharat Summer Internship Programme-2018 under the flagship Programme  of Union  Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD)  at Government  Higher Secondary School, Phalayan Mandal. As per the programme, the college will conduct 100 hours activity on Open Defecation, Women Sanitation, cleanliness of surroundings and waste management in Phalayan Mandal village of Jammu district.

 

During the 17-day programme, the students and people of the area would be sensitized by conducting information-education- communication activities and make aware about the problems being faced due to Open Defection and the steps to be taken for its prevention. Awareness about women sanitation and the precautions to be taken thereof, besides importance of cleanliness in surroundings and measures to dispose-of  dry waste and wet waste would also be made. A group of students and locals would also be selected as volunteers to spread the awareness among their peers and surroundings.

Wishing the team for the best, the Principal Dr P K Sharma urged for putting their efforts for the betterment of the society. He  asked the team for involving more and more students and youth of the areas, saying that they can play ambassador role in this regards.

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KARGIL: The District Magistrate (DM) Kargil has directed the committees already constituted for preventing the use of polythene to intensify their efforts and properly monitor and check the markets on weekly basis. Further, the Sub-Divisional Magistrates have also been directed to constitute committees in their respective jurisdictions and submit consolidated reports on every Monday.

 

The general public, shopkeepers, hoteliers, vegetable, meat and chicken sellers, hawkers as well as vendors etc. have been directed to abstain from using any polythene or polythene bags nor sell polythene in any shop in future. It was said that the violators will be dealt under the law.

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  • Chairs 109th HLC meeting of LAWDA

SRINAGAR: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan, today chaired the 109th High Level Committee (HLC) meeting of LAWDA regarding capping of plots and cash compensation to Dal dwellers. The meeting was informed that plots and cash compensation will be provided to the Dal dwellers against their structures to be removed under the Dal Development and Lakes & Waterways Development programmes.

 

It was said the areas whose dwellers will be compensated include Dole DembKarpora, Abi Nowpora, Karpora Dole Demb, Dole DembAsthal, Sheikh Mohalla Nandpora, Khachroo Mohalla Nandpora, Kaloo Mohalla Nandpora, Latti Mohalla Nandpora, Sheikh Mohalla Tangkhan, Akhoon Mohalla Takiya Lal Shah Nandpora, Moti Mohalla Nandpora, Kooli Mohalla, Chinga Mohalla, Akhoon Mohalla Tak Nandpora, RooniMohalla, BhatporaKarpora, Baba Mohalla Karpora, Abi Nowpora, Kand Mohalla Nandpora, BataporaKarporaand and Karpora-Batpora.

The meeting was also informed that 3100 plots have been developed at Rakh-i-Arth Bemina of which 2200 plots measuring 7 marlas each have already been allotted to Dal dwellers, adding the colony has sewerage, drainage, electricity, water supply, blacktopped roads amongst other facilities therein. It was said some 750 pacca and kacha structures have been constructed there so far.

It was said the plots have been capped as per the requirements and convenience of the people shifted there from Dal areas and that these and cash compensation were given to families after proper field verifications, submission of Aadhaar cards and other requisite formalities. Various cases regarding allotment of plots and cash compensation to Dal dwellers for their rehabilitation at Rakhi-i-Arth were also approved in the meeting.

 

The Div Com directed the LAWDA to immediately demolish those structures in the Dal vicinity whose owners have already received compensation. He impressed upon the concerned authorities to speed up the rehabilitation process and clear all pending cases forthwith so that the pristine glory of Dal Lake can be revived. Additional Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, VC LAWDA, Secretary LAWDA, Collector LAWDA, VC SDA, Executive Engineer UEED, Joint Commissioner SMC, Executive engineer LAWDA, Deputy Director Planning and other concerned officers were present in the meeting.