Jammu News

Div Com reviews tourism development initiatives at major Tourist Destinations of Jammu Region

21/05/2024
Jammu, May 20 (KIP)-Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Ramesh Kumar, today reviewed the Tourism development initiatives at major tourist destinations of Jammu Region. The meeting, attended by Regional Wildlife Warden, Jammu, Deputy Commissioners of districts(via VC), Director Archives, Archaeology and Museums, Executive Director MMJHS, Joint Director Tourism and CEOs of different Development Authorities discussed the initiatives and efforts for developing the tourism infrastructure, activiti...

Govt Polytechnic Jammu organizes technical visit for students to Gladni Grid Station

20/05/2024
Jammu, May 20 (KIP)-Government Polytechnic College Jammu today organized a Technical Visit for the Students of 6th Semester Electrical Engineering to Gladni Grid Station. The visit was flagged off by the Principal Er. Arun Bangotra in presence of Er Raj Kumar HoD Mechanical Engineering Department, Er. Tahir Wani HoD Architecture Department, Er. Devika Bhardwaj, Er. HimanshuBakshi, Er. Itikasharma, Er. Vicky Sharma, Rakesh. During the Visit, the students were informed that the capaci...

Chairman DLSA Kathua visits District Jail to review condition of Prison, facilities for inmates

20/05/2024
Kathua, May 20 (KIP)-Chairman, District Legal Services Authority Kathua, Ashok Kumar Shavan, (Principal District & Sessions Judge Kathua), today visited District Jail Kathua to review the condition of Prison besides enquiring about the facilities available for the inmates. This Jail visit was conducted in accordance with the directions of NALSA and J&K Legal Services Authority (JKLSA). The Chairman, District Legal Services Authority, Kathua was accompanied by Secretary District Legal Serv...

KVK Samba organises One Day Workshop on Bamboo Cultivation

20/05/2024
Samba,May 20 (KIP)-Krishi Vigyan Samba organized one day workshop on “Bamboo Cultivation and its utilization” at its campus here today. The programme was attended by Twenty one officers of Department of Agriculture from different Panchayats of District Samba. Prof Sanjay Khajuria, Chief Scientist and Head KVK Samba coordinated the program held under the leadership of Professor Prof. B.N. Tripathi, Vice Chancellor, Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology, Jammu and...

Elect Zafar Iqbal Manhas to defeat divisive forces in Rajouri – Anantnag PC: Altaf Bukhari

20/05/2024
Rajouri, May 20 (KIP)-Asking people to defeat the divisive agenda that is being promoted by the two dynastic political parties, the Apni Party President, Syed Mohammed Altaf Bukhari on Monday said that the politics of hate has promoted regional bias, detention of youth, underdevelopment, and unemployment in the Pir Panjal region for the last seven decades. Speaking at a public rally that was organized in Rajouri, Altaf Bukhari sought vote and support in favour of the Party candidate contesting...

Get united, no need to be proxies for any political party: SOS Int’l to PoJK refugees

20/05/2024
Nowshera, May 20 (KIP)-The SOS International, a leading organization fighting for the rights of PoJK displaced persons, today came down heavily on the BJP for maintaining a ‘criminal silence’ on the legitimate issues concerning PoJK refugees, saying “The party will no longer succeed in deceiving community members.” In a fervent appeal, the SOS International urged all PoJK displaced persons in Rajouri and Poonch districts not to become proxies for any particular political party. It mad...

Senior Citizens council demands Immediate Action to Address Critical Issues in Kishtwar and Suburban areas

19/05/2024
Kishtwar, May 19 (KIP;)-The Jammu and Kashmir Senior Citizens council held an Annual high level meet to discuss the civic issues in kishtwar here today. The programme was held under the leadership of Abdul Majeed Bichoo Founder President of the council. The participants exhorted maintaining communal harmony which remains foremost priority of the council. However, the meeting highlighted that Kishtwar town and its suburban areas are facing critical challenges that demand urgent attention...

Apni Party gets encouraging response in Nowshera, Rajouri, says S. Manjit Singh

19/05/2024
Rajouri,May 19 (KIP)-Apni Party Provincial President, Jammu, and Former Minister, S. Manjit Singh has continued election campaign in support of Party’s candidate for Rajouri – Anantnag Parliamentary seat, Zafar Iqbal Manhas sahab in which they received tremendous response. As a part of their ongoing election campaign, a meeting was held at village Paatli in Nowshera to educate people about the policy and agenda of the Party that would be implemented to bring prosperity in Pir Panjal that has...

AA&M Directorate organises special exhibition on Ancient Indian Texts

19/05/2024
Jammu, May 18 (KIP)- Directorate of Archives, Archaeology and Museums, Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday celebrated International Museum Day 2024 by organising a special exhibition on Ancient Indian Texts here in the Dogra Art Museum, Mubarak Mandi. The International Museum Day is observed across the world every year, celebrating the diversity of rich cultural heritage and the efforts being made for its preservation. The theme for this year's International Museum Day is "Museums for Educati...

DC Samba discusses arrangements for Shri Amarnath Ji Yatra-2024

19/05/2024
Samba, May 18 (KIP)- Deputy Commissioner Samba Abhishek Sharma has asked stakeholder departments to adopt proactive approach and put in coordinated efforts to make holistic arrangements for the annual Shri Amarnath Yatra. He was chairing a meeting convened to discuss the arrangements for smooth conduct of the Shri Amarnath ji Yatra 2024 in Samba and its outskirts on National Highway. He stressed to make requisite arrangements at all the 26 lodgement centres established at different places i...

Police Hospital Jammu celebrated "International Nurses Day"

19/05/2024
Jammu, May 18 (KIP)-International Nurses Day is being celebrated around the world every May 12th, the birth anniversary of Florence Nightingales who is known as the founder of modern nursing. However, in continuation of its tradition, Police Hospital Jammu celebrated the said "International Nurses Day" today i.e. on 18.05.2024 in the premises of Police Hospital Jammu under this year's theme "The Economic power of care. Nurses make the difference" to honour the nursing staff performing their dut...

Apni Party takes out an impressive roadshow in Mendhar

17/05/2024
Mendhar/ Poonch May 17 (KIP)-An impressive roadshow was today taken out here at Mendhar in Poonch District by the leaders of the Apni Party during an election campaign in support of Party candidate for Rajouri - Anantnag Parliamentary seat, Zafar Iqbal Manhas sahab. The roadshow was organized by Youth Wing Vice President, Media Coordinator, and Spokesperson of the Party, Raqeeq Ahmed Khan. In this roadshow, hundreds of people including Party leaders and workers under the leadership Provin...

Ramakrishna Mission Medical Centre Organises Free Health Camp

17/05/2024
Jammu, May 17 (KIP)-Ramakrishna Mission Medical Centre, Udheywala, Jammu organised a free health camp focusing on Chest & Lungs Diseases on May 17. The camp headed by Dr. Abhinav Sharma, MD in Chest Diseases & Pulmonary Critical Care, Sleep Disorders & Allergy, and Senior Consultant Interventional Pulmonologist. A total of 402 patients benefited from the expertise of 13 doctors at this camp. Apart from the Pulmonologist, the participants also provided free consultations in Physician (...

Govt Polytechnic Jammu organizes technical visit for students to Electrical Central Workshop Narwal

16/05/2024
Jammu, May 16 (KIP)-Government Polytechnic College Jammu, under the guidance of the Principal Er. Arun Bangotra and HoD Electrical Engineering Department Er. Manjeet Singh, organized a Technical Visit for the students of 4th Semester Electrical Engineering Department to Electrical Central Workshop Division Narwal. The Technical visit served as a valuable opportunity for students to deepen their understanding of real world applications within their field of Study. The event underscored the imp...

Apni Party deputation calls on Relief Commissioner (M) in Jammu

16/05/2024
Jammu, May 16 (KIP)-A deputation of the Apni Party today called on the Relief Commissioner (Migrant), Arvind Karwani to discuss various issues confronted by the migrant Kashmiri Pandits. As per a press release, the deputation of the Party consisted of Additional General Secretary, Arun Kumar Chibber, senior leader, M.K. Yogi, General Secretary Youth Wing / Spokesperson, Abhay Bakaya, Senior Vice President District Jammu, Vaibhav Mattoo, Devansh Sharma, Vishal Jyutshi, Pran Ji pandita, Ch...

Liquidation process of JAKFED assets starts in Poonch

16/05/2024
Poonch, May 16 (KIP)- The District Committee, appointed under the chairmanship of Deputy Registrar Cooperative Societies, Vishal Deep Chandan, today conducted a first comprehensive assessment and survey of immovable and movable assets related to the erstwhile Jammu & Kashmir Cooperative Supply and Marketing Federation Ltd (JAKFED). The evaluation took place today at the JAKFED premises in Gundi, Tehsil Haveli. The liquidation process follows the closure of JAKFED by the Government of Jam...

Water Quality Assessment Team inspects Filter Plant in Doda Town

16/05/2024
Doda, May 16 (KIP)- Acting under the direction of Deputy Commissioner Harvinder Singh, the Water Quality Assessment Team visited the Water Filter Plant in Doda Town. The purpose of the visit was to evaluate the quality of drinking water and identify potential contaminants or hazards. During the visit, the team led by Executive Engineer Jal Shakti Er Sudesh Kumar Bhagat closely monitored the water testing process and engaged with the lab's staff to ensure compliance with established proto...

Capacity Building Program on Holistic Agriculture Development Program (HADP) organised

16/05/2024
Jammu, May 16(KIP)-One day Capacity Building / Training Program on Holistic Agriculture Development Program (HADP) was organised by the Department of Horticulture Jammu today on 16-05-2024 under the chairmanship of Director Horticulture Jammu Sh. Chaman Lal Sharma in the Training Hall of Centre of Excellence, SKUAST-J, Udhaywala Jammu. Chief Horticulture Officer Jammu Sh. Ashwani Sharma, District Level- Subject Matter Specialist Pomology Sh. Sandeep Gupta, Horticulture Development Office...

Support & Vote INDIA Alliance candidates for brighter future of India:NC

16/05/2024
Surankot,May 16 (KIP)- INDIA Alliance has committed to usher a new era of employment in Government sector if voted to power by the people of the nation in the ongoing Lok Sabha polls. This was stated by Rattan Lal Gupta, Provincial President J&K National Conference Jammu while intensifying an election campaign meeting in support of India Alliance Candidate Mian Altaf Ahmed in Surankote area of district Poonch. During the meeting, senior NC leaders Dr Mumtaz Bhukhari, Provincial Vice Pre...

Team J&K to participate in India Skill Competition 2024 in New Delhi

15/05/2024
Jammu, May 15 (KIP)- The India Skills Competition 2024, the nation’s largest skill event, is set to kick off in New Delhi. Over 900 students from more than 30 states and Union Territories, along with 400 industry experts, will participate in this four-day extravaganza. The competition spans across 61 skills, ranging from traditional crafts to cutting-edge technologies. Around 250 candidates were shortlisted to participate in UT level Competitions held in March 2024 in 8 Academic partn...

PHDCCI Jammu interacted in 62nd RBI’s empowered Committee Meeting on MSME for UT of J&K and Ladakh

15/05/2024
Jammu, May 15 (KIP)- the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) convened the 62nd Empowered Committee Meeting on Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) for the Union Territories of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh. Held at RBI Jammu, the meeting brought together various banks from Jammu and Kashmir alongside industry associations to deliberate on crucial matters impacting the MSME sector. Meeting was Chaired by Shri Chandra Shekhar Azad, Regional Director of RBI for UTs of Jammu & Kashmir and La...

POJKLF condemns Pakistan’s brutality on peaceful protesters protesters in POJK

15/05/2024
Jammu, May 15 (KIP)-The Pakistan Occupied Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (POJKLF) vehemently condemned the recent incident of brutal use of force by Pakistani Rangers against peaceful protesters in Pakistan-Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (POJK) while killing at least 13 innocent people. In a statement issued Pritam Lal Sharma convenor POJKLF said, this excessive and violent response to a democratic demonstration is an affront to human rights and an egregious violation of the fundamental fr...

ADGP Jammu Zone reviews Law & Order, security & crime scenario of Samba district

15/05/2024
Jammu ,May 15 (KIP)-Additional Director General of Police, Jammu Zone, Jammu Sh. Anand Jain IPS, today visited Samba to review Law & Order, security and Crime scenario and chaired a meeting with all supervisory officers, SHOs and other Police officers of the district. The main focus was laid on action against Gangsters, NDPS cases, Crime against Property, Crime against Person, and Inquest Proceedings. All present in the meeting were briefed to concentrate on NDPS cases with special re...

S. Manjit Singh leads election campaign in support of Zafar Iqbal Manhas in Poonch

15/05/2024
Poonch,May 15 (KIP)- Apni Party Provincial President, Jammu, and Former Minister, S. Manjit Singh has continued to hold interaction with different segments of society as a part of election campaign in favour of the Party candidate for the Rajouri – Anatnang Parliamentary seat, Zafar Iqbal Manhas sahab. In continuation to the ongoing election campaign and meetings across the Rajouri – Poonch Districts, the Apni Party has held a series of meetings with the people, seeking support for the Party...

Vijay Bakaya expresses concern over missing of names from voter lists

14/05/2024
Jammu, May 14 (KIP)-On completion of the third phase of election to the Parliamentary seat of Kashmir, Apni Party’s General Secretary, Vijay Bakaya has congratulated the Kashmiri Pandit displaced voters for exercising their franchise in larger numbers than ever during their 34 years of forced displacement from Kashmir. In a press release, Bakaya said there were long lines of voters to be seen at polling stations throughout the day including aged and first-time voters, and at the end of t...

BJP Kashmir displaced district delegation advocates electoral reform with Relief Commissioner

14/05/2024
Jammu, May 14 (KIP)-Kashmir Displaced District delegation engaged in a transformative dialogue with Relief Commissioner (M) Arvind Karwani to confront pressing issues arising from the recent Parliamentary election in the Srinagar constituency. The BJP Kashmir Displaced District committee who look after administrative issues in parliamentary elections include General Secretary H K Razdan, Vice Presidents Chetan Wanchoo and Vimal Raina , the delegation fervently championed the cause of ele...

Div Com Jammu reviews arrangements for Shree Machail Mata Yatra 2024

13/05/2024
Jammu, May 13 (KIP)-Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Ramesh Kumar today chaired a meeting to review the arrangements for Shree Machail Mata Yatra, 2024. The meeting was attended by Director Tourism, Director Health Services, Jammu, Chief Engineers of PMGSY, PWD, JPDCL and other concerned officers. Deputy Commissioner Kishtwar along with his team of District Officers attended the meeting via virtual mode. During the meeting, the Div Com held threadbare discussion and reviewed the arrangeme...

Migrant Kashmiri Pandits, YAIKS extend support to Apni Party candidates

13/05/2024
Jammu, May 13 (KIP)- The migrant Kashmiri Pandits and Youth All India Kashmiri Samaj have extended their support to Apni Party and its candidates contesting from Parliamentary seats, Srinagar Shri. Mohammed Ashraf Mir, and Rajouri – Anantnag, Shri Zafar Iqbal Manhas. As a part of the election campaign, the Migrant Cell of the Party held series of meetings and worked tirelessly among the migrant Kashmiri Pandits informing them about the policy and agenda of the Party, especially regarding th...

Second CGHS Wellness Centre opens at Trikuta Nagar

13/05/2024
Jammu, May 13 (KIP)- The second CGHS Wellness Centre opened at Trikuta Nagar, Jammu today. A simple and brief function was held to mark its opening which was attended by the members of the Central Govt Pensioners’ Welfare Association, Jammu (CGPWA) who have been struggling for it for four five years. It is housed in a private building in Sector 4 of Trikuta Nagar. Dr Shivali Sharma has been posted there as Incharge Wellness Centre. This CGHS Wellness Centre has been established in lieu...

Government Polytechnic organizes Industry-Academia Meet

13/05/2024
Jammu, May 13 (KIP)-Government Polytechnic Jammu in collaboration with Department of Industries and Commerce today organised an Industry-Academia Meet as per the directions from District Administration, Director, Department of Industries and Commerce, Jammu and Director, Skill Development Department, J&K. The collaboration was based on a collective commitment to bridge the gap between local industries and academia. The meeting witnessed a congregation of representatives from various industr...