x

Like our Facebook Page

   
Early Times Newspaper Jammu, Leading Newspaper Jammu
 
Breaking News :   Govt yet to probe illegal appointments in PSUs | Horticulture appoints junior officer in violation of  HC directions | BJP sends invitation for media coverage, then asks scribes to leave | Fresh recruitment of militants puts forces on tenterhooks | Rafting deaths at Pahalgam: Questions remain unanswered | Learn from your mistakes, reject non- performers: Munish to people | Will distribute my salary among needy' | Disgruntled tourists criticize SMC’s pathetic functioning | Damaged in 2017, Ramban school awaits repair | Sagar calls Burhan, Zakir Musa martyrs; says BJP didn’t get votes in Tral | 5 months on, order regarding regularization of incharge officers, lecturers not implemented | Sanitation major issue for residents of Rampura area of Gandhinagar | Munish Gupta's mass contact prog completes 1 month | Cong, NC, PDP responsible for poor healthcare facilities in JK: AAP | Basic Civil Defence Training camp begins at KV Sunjwan | Dwivedi lauds peoples' pro-active role in success of Back to Village initiative | Natrang's Children Theatre Camp setting new trends in creativity | J&K - The road ahead | Yoga- Harmony between Mind and Body | South Kashmir on the boil | DC Jammu reviews Amarnath yatra arrangements at Yatri Niwas | Commit loyalty to Indian Constitution': BJP sets conditions for talks with Hurriyat | VC JDA holds joint meeting of stakeholders of Transport Nagar | DG Prisons visits Central Jail Jammu, Kotbhalwal; reviews inmate reformatory programmes | AJKLTF lauds district administration reforms in education sector | Advisor Ganai visits Yatri Niwas, takes stock of Amarnath Yatra arrangements | Tug of war competition held in combined annual training camp | Drug awareness programme held | Hockey J&K celebrates Olympic Day | `Unplanned works give a vandalised look to Qasim Nagar' | Reveal details of quake, flood relief receivers: SIC to DC Kupwara | Amit Shah Introducing new reservation Bill For J&K | DSEJ condoles death of 2 teachers | National Highway toll tax exempted during Amarnath Yatra-2019: Div Com | 10 ultras active in Kishtwar: IGP | Govt imposes ban on installing advertisement hoardings, sign boards on Chinar trees | Budgam playground: Few lakhs denied for footbridge | Security strengthened at Jammu Railway Station ahead of Amarnath Yatra | People protest against PHE department | Rs 50 lakh stolen from Gulmarg Gondola cash chest in Baramulla | ACB raids SFC headquarters in Kishtwar, seized records | Leopard caught while venturing on road | Short circuit causes damages worth lakhs in residential houses | AIMCC holds meeting | Over staying TSOs rule the roost in Poonch | Yogi Adityanath tells ministers not to carry mobiles to cabinet meets | Not halting ops in Valley during Ramzan helps rein in militancy | No rain yet for one of India’s wettest places | Direct tax reform to take centre stage in PM Modi’s second term | Back Issues  
 
news details
Governor attends Oath Ceremony of Sarpanches
Advises Sarpanches to ensure development in sync with the surrounding environment
1/11/2019 4:23:00 PM


Jammu, January 11: Governor Satya Pal Malik attended the Oath ceremony function of the newly elected Sarpanches of Jammu Division, organized by the Department of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, here today. Sh. Khurshid Ahmad Ganai and Sh. K. Vijay Kumar, Advisors to Governor, Sh. Umang Narula, Principal Secretary to Governor; and many senior officers from Civil and Police were present on the occasion.

Governor congratulated the Sarpanches on being elected as representatives of their respective Panchayats. He observed that the Panchayati Raj Institutions can truly represent and fulfill the developmental aspirations of people due to direct participation of people in planning development of their areas and implementing Government welfare schemes under close monitoring.

Governor complimented Sarpanches and Panches for their whole hearted participation in the Panchayat elections which were held after a gap of 7 years and saw a voter turn out of 74.1 %. He lauded people and Government functionaries for making it a well conducted and incident free elections even under very trying circumstances. He described it as the victory of democracy in a country which has faith in democratic institutions since time immemorial.

Governor observed that major amendments in the Panchayati Raj Act have been incorporated through which the Government intends massive devolution of funds, functions and functionaries of 19 departments to the Panchayati Raj Institutions. He advised the Sarpanches to use funds judiciously and urged them to ensure development which is in sync with the natural environment. He stressed that survival and existence of vegetation, trees, ponds, indigenous animal species etc should be taken into consideration while formulating development plans.

Governor assured every possible support of his Administration to the Sarpanches and Panches and observed that planned development of any area would be done in consensus with the Panches and Sarpnaches of respective Panchyats.

Governor emphasized upon the Sarpanches to ensure that institutions responsible for ensuring primary health and education at grass root level are strengthened and attention is given to develop sports infrastructure at the Village level with opportunities to youth to explore their capabilities to the maximum.

Sh. Khurshid Ahmad Ganai, Advisor to Governor, congratulated the Sarpanches on their election and advised Ms. Sheetal Nanda, Secretary Rural Development to print multilingual literature for ready reference of elected Panches and Sarpanches regarding their roles and responsibilities.

Sh. K. Vijay Kumar, Advisor to Governor, congratulated all the Sarpanches on their successful election and advised them to work for the development of their areas as per people’s aspirations.

Ms. Sheetal Nanda, Secretary, Department of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj assured her Department’s full co-operation to the Panchayats and informed them about their training programmes which will be shortly conducted by the Rural Development Department.

Earlier Governor visited the stalls put up by the Government Departments for generating awareness about the various Central and State Government welfare schemes.

A short film on Panchayat elections was screened on the occasion.

Ms. Rehana Batul Director General, Rural Development Department presented the Welcome Address and Sh. Muddasir Latif Tasir, ACD Samba gave a Vote of Thanks on the occasion.
  Share This News with Your Friends on Social Network  
  Comment on this Story  
 
 
 
Early Times Android App
STOCK UPDATE
  
BSE Sensex
NSE Nifty
 
CRICKET UPDATE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
Home About Us Top Stories Local News National News Sports News Opinion Editorial ET Cetra Advertise with Us ET E-paper
 
 
J&K RELATED WEBSITES
J&K Govt. Official website
Jammu Kashmir Tourism
JKTDC
Mata Vaishnodevi Shrine Board
Shri Amarnath Ji Shrine Board
Shri Shiv Khori Shrine Board
UTILITY
Train Enquiry
IRCTC
Matavaishnodevi
BSNL
Jammu Kashmir Bank
State Bank of India
PUBLIC INTEREST
Passport Department
Income Tax Department
JK CAMPA
JK GAD
IT Education
Web Site Design Services
EDUCATION
Jammu University
Jammu University Results
JKBOSE
Kashmir University
IGNOU Jammu Center
SMVDU