Meeting of Haryana Cabineton 7th Feb.2014
Chandigarh, Feb 6 – The meeting of Haryana Cabinet has been postponed to February 7 and now the Cabinet will meet under the Chairmanship of Haryana Chief Minister, Mr. Bhupinder Singh Hooda on February 7, 2014 at 12.30 pm at Haryana Civil Secretariat, Chandigarh.
While stating this here today, an official spokesman said that Haryana Chief Minister, Mr Bhupinder Singh Hooda will address the media persons on February 7 at 2.30 pm in the Committee Room of 4th Floor of Haryana Civil Secretariat.
complete secrecy has been maintained in the Haryana Teachers’ Eligibility Test (HTET) 2014 and reports regarding the leakage of its answer key as published in a section of newspaper is totally baseless and far from facts.
Chandigarh, February 6 – The Secretary, Board of School Education, Haryana Dr. Anshaj Singh today said that complete secrecy has been maintained in the Haryana Teachers’ Eligibility Test (HTET) 2014 and reports regarding the leakage of its answer key as published in a section of newspaper is totally baseless and far from facts.
Dr. Singh clarified that the news items regarding finding of HTET- 2014 answer key published in some newspapers is absolutely wrong. He said that Board had compared the alleged answer key with the right answer key at headquarter and answer key which has been found is fake and contain incorrect information. Moreover, the facts regarding this fake answer key have already been revealed by Board Chairman Dr. K.C. Bhardwaj and by him on February 2 at head office in a press conference.
He said that complete transparency, secrecy and strictness have been ensured in the HTET examination and question paper had not leaked in any place in the state.
Haryana Government has constituted District Coordination Committee on Labour Cooperatives in each district in the state.
Chandigarh, February 6 – Haryana Government has constituted District Coordination Committee on Labour Cooperatives in each district in the state.
While stating this here today, a spokesman of Cooperation Department said that Deputy Commissioner concerned would be Chairman of the committee.
He said that committee would review allotment of works to Primary Cooperative Labour and Construction Societies as per notification and government policy or instructions. It would also expedite payment of these Societies from Work-awarding agencies. Apart from this, the coordination committees would review the other matters relating to working of Labour cooperatives in the light of the notification.
He said that district coordination committees would review that the commercial or nationalized banks, private banks or RRB and cooperative banks are also following the instructions or rules and Act in respect of opening of accounts of these societies and deducting the crediting the contribution amount as well as advancement of loans and other facilities to these societies per circulars or rules and acts.
He said that all Executive Engineers in the district, all other Work Awarding Agencies in the district, Lead Bank District Manager of the district, Assistant Registrar, Cooperative Societies at district headquarter, Managing Director Haryana State Cooperative Labour and Construction Federation Limited or his nominee, Chairman District Cooperative Labour and Construction Federation Limited and Chief Executive Officer Central Cooperative Bank Limited would be Members of the committee in respective district. Manager District Cooperative Labour and Construction Federation Limited would serve as Member cum Convener of the committees.
========================================== The court of Tribunal constituted under Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act, 2007 has decided that the court would visit homes of senior citizens
Chandigarh, February 6 – The court of Tribunal constituted under Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act, 2007 has decided that the court would visit homes of senior citizens who cannot attend court due to their age or other related factors for hearing their cases.
While giving these directions, Chairman of the Tribunal and Sub-Divisional Magistrate, Mr. Dharmender Singh said that a decision to this effect has been taken as it becomes difficult for some elderly persons to move around and become disabled in their old age. In case of complaint received in such cases, the senior citizen would not have to come to the Tribunal for redressal of their grievances and the Tribunal would visit their homes in such cases.
Moreover, in two of these cases, the Tribunal has directed for installing CCTV cameras to keep an eye on the behavior of the children towards their parents. Mrs. Chanda, a resident of Old Faridabad had registered a complaint against her son Sonu and Vikramjit, a resident of the City has got registered a complaint against his son Arjun Singh. In both cases, the court has directed to install CCTV cameras in the houses of the sons. Also, the case of Mrs. Chanda was settled amicably.
An old woman Mrs. Sunita Sharma, a resident of sector 19 has registered a complaint against her son which was settled amicably. In another case, Mr. Nandlal, a resident of NIT had registered a complaint against his sons namely Fakirchand, Sanjay, Sagar and Shyam demanding maintenance allowance. The court ordered all four sons to deposit Rs 1000 each in the bank account of their father Mr. Nandlal every month.
Haryana Board of School Education has extended the last date for submitting application form for Haryana Open School reappear examination to be conducted in the month of March or April 2014 to February 10, 2014.
Chandigarh, February 6 – Haryana Board of School Education has extended the last date for submitting application form for Haryana Open School reappear examination to be conducted in the month of March or April 2014 to February 10, 2014.
While stating this today, a spokesman of Board said that earlier the last date without late fee for these examinations has been extended from February 5 to February 10 in the interest of candidates.
Haryana Government has amended the scheme ‘Relief and Rehabilitation of Women Acid Victims’
Chandigarh, February 6 – Haryana Government has amended the scheme ‘Relief and Rehabilitation of Women Acid Victims’ to provide ad-hoc relief or compensation, medical reimbursement and rehabilitation services to women victims of acid attacks.
While stating this here today, a spokesman of Women and Child Development Department said that under the scheme, compensation of Rs. three lakh is given to acid attack victim involving defacement, loss limb or part of body and for plastic surgery.
He said that out of the total amount of Rs three lakh, a sum of Rs one lakh would be paid to such victim within 15 days of occurrence of the such incident (or being brought to the notice of the State Government) as ad hoc relief to facilitate immediate medical attention and expenses in this regard. The balance sum of Rs two lakh would be paid as expeditiously as might be possible and positively within two months thereafter.
He said that in case of acid attack not involving defacement or loss of limb or part of body and plastic surgery, compensation of Rs.50 thousand is paid to victims.
He said that in case of death of the victims, the State Level Committee headed by Women and Child Development Minister would pay a lump sum of Rs. five lakh to the legal heir. This amount would be in addition to any expenses incurred towards the treatment of the victims. Besides this, the acid attack victims of Haryana would be entitled to receive free of cost 100 per cent medical treatment from amongst any of the government hospitals or government approved hospitals. The amount would be reimbursed by the department. The amendments and deletion or addition of hospitals made by the government from time to time would also be automatically covered under the scheme. Apart from this, the acid attack victims would be given preference in allotment of fair price shops by the Haryana Food and Supplies Department.
He said that a State Level Committee (SLC) has been constituted for relief and rehabilitation of women acid victims under the chairmanship of Women and Child Development Minister. The committee has four members including Principal Secretaries of Women and Child Development, Health, Social Justice and Empowerment and Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Backward Classes Departments. Director WCD would serve as Member Secretary of the committee.
The SLC would coordinate and monitor the functions of district level committees. It would ensure proper disbursement of the funds allocated under the scheme and any additional amount to be supplemented by the state government to the district committees. The SLC would issue directions to the appropriate authorities under the act for ensuring proper medical, psychological and legal assistance to the victim. All the medical reimbursement would be approved by the committee before giving the financial relief.
He said that similarly, the District level committees would consider the clams and award compensation or relief or rehabilitation under the scheme. These committees would coordinate and monitor the provisions provided under the scheme with government and non government organizations for rendering assistance to the victim, legal, medical or psychological and in any other form of aid or assistance. The District Magistrate would consider the claims in the circumstances of the case and would ensure adhoc relief through Haryana State Legal Services Authority to the victim and forward the financial claims regarding medical reimbursement to the WCD, he added.
He said that the victims’ parents or guardians or legal heir could apply to the District level committee for compensation under the scheme within 15 days. In case of girl, the application could be made on her behalf by a parent or guardian. In case of married women, the application could be made on her behalf by husband or parent or guardian. Applicant would have to submit a medical certificate where the application is being made by or on behalf of the victim and a copy of FIR or complaints for getting benefit under the scheme.
The severe acid victim should be treated in disabled person’s category as certified from the Medical Board of the concerned district.