Mrs Keshani Anand Arora, has directed all deputy commissioners to generate awareness among people about Loo (heat wave) and mak ethem wise on ways to protect themselves in hot summers.

Chandigarh, May 23—Haryana Financial Commissioner, Revenue and Disaster Management, Mrs Keshani Anand Arora, has directed all deputy commissioners to generate awareness among people about Loo (heat wave) and mak ethem wise on ways to protect themselves in hot summers. For this, Do’s and Don’ts should be provided to people when the mercury soars high.

         Holding a meeting with DCs through video-conferencing here today, she issued directions to ensure that during summers, especially during the month of June, sufficient supply of electricity and drinking water is ensured in urban and rural areas. Proper drinking water facilities should be made available wherever MNREGA works are being carried out.

        Mrs Arora said medical help, ORS (oral rehydration solution), medicines and facilities should be made available at Anganwari Centres, sub-centres, Community Health Centres, Primary Health Centres and Hospitals, to protect people from heat wave. Water tankers should be pressed into service in water deficient areas. There should be sufficient water in ponds.

In the rural areas, sarpanches should take the lead in generating awareness among farmers. Students should be made aware about how to protect themselves from the heat wave during hot summers before the summer vacation starts.

        The Additional Chief Secretary, Power Department, Mr P.K. Das, said 24-hour power supply was being provided in urban areas and jagmag villages. He directed officers to ensure that villages which had not been covered under jagmag gaon  or where jagmag works are under progress, get power supply  in the morning and evening for drinking water supply.  Ponds having less water should be filled with water, and in case of fault in the motor of drinking water tubewell, arrangement for additional motor should be made.

        The Additional Chief Secretary, Health, Mr R.R. Jowel, directed civil surgeons to ensure facilities for safety from heat wave at all health centres. No chief medical office should leave the headquarters.

Principal Secretary, Development and Panchayats, Mr Sudhir Rajpal, directed all panchayats to ensure that water was made available for animals in villages. People who work during the peak hours of heat, from 12 pm to 3 pm, should cover their heads with cloth.

       The Director General, Health, Dr Satish Kumar Aggarwal, said all civil surgeons had been sensitized and the quantity of cholrine had been got checked in booster pumps. He asked civil surgeons to ensure that stale fruits are not sold.

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Haryana Government has set up a committee under the chairmanship of the Urban Local Bodies Minister, Mrs Kavita Jain, to hold meetings with leaders of the striking safai karamcharis

 

Chandigarh, May 23---The Haryana Government has set up a committee under the chairmanship of the Urban Local Bodies Minister, Mrs Kavita Jain, to hold meetings with leaders of the striking safai karamcharis and work out on agreement on their demands.

This was disclosed by Mr Krishan Kumar Bedi, Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment, while addressing a press conference here, today.

Headed by Mrs Kavita Jain, the committee would comprise Mr Bedi and Minister of State for Cooperation, Mr Manish Grover,   as members. The committee and a team of officers concerned would hold a meeting with the leaders of employees and work out an agreement on all issues so that the strike by safai karamcharis could be called off at the earliest.

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Haryana Government has developed a unique Harpath App to resolve any complaint regarding broken roads or pits on roads in Gurugram district.

 Chandigarh, May 23—The Haryana Government has developed a unique Harpath App to resolve any complaint regarding broken roads or pits on roads in Gurugram district.

    This was disclosed by the Additional Principal Secretary to the Chief Minister, Dr Rakesh Gupta, at a review meeting held here today through video-conferencing in all districts of the state.

          Giving details of the app, an official spokesman said any person would be able to download it from Google Playstore on his mobile. It can be downloaded in i-phone as well in android-based phones.

          A unique feature of this app is that it has all roads throughout Haryana geo-tagged. One needs to get oneself registered on this app after downloading. Once registered, one would be able to click the photograph of the damaged road and upload the complaint provided the GPS is on at that time.

          One can also check the status of his or her complaint after uploading which would be resolved within next ten days. First three days are given for acknowledgement of the complaint and further seven days for resolving it.

          A special campaign is being launched in all districts for creating awareness among the people about this app. Knowledge is also imparted to keep their areas clean in association with municipalities. Once the photo is uploaded, it would be the responsibility of the Municipal Corporation or Municipal Committee to do the needful.

             Dr Gupta congratulated the Gurugram district administration for being the best district in social media grievances tracker. Any complaint received on social media now takes on an average 31 hours 38 minutes to resolve as compared to 70 hours earlier.

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Chandigarh, May 23- Haryana Government has posted Mr. Balwan Singh, Accounts Officer in the office of District Project Coordinator, Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan, Jind against a vacant post with immediate effect.

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Haryana, three Sub-Inspectors (female) would be appointed in each Woman Police Station to further strengthening the functioning of these police stations in the state. 

Chandigarh, May 23 – Now in Haryana, three Sub-Inspectors (female) would be appointed in each Woman Police Station to further strengthening the functioning of these police stations in the state. Besides, woman helpline number 1091 would be linked with Centralised monitoring system so as to ensure its monitoring at the level of police headquarters. This will help in providing immediate assistance to the women in the light of any untoward incident.

          This was disclosed by Haryana Director General of Police, Mr B.S. Sandhu after presiding over a meeting with Supervisory Officers and SHOs of all Woman Police Stations, today. 

          He said that process for recruitment of 73 female Sub-Inspectors has already been started. After its completion, these police officers would be appointed in women police stations. Apart from 400 male Sub Inspectors, process to recruit 7000 constable including 1000 female is also going on, he added.

          In reply to a question, Mr Sandhu said that a committee of senior police officers would soon be constituted to review the working system of women police stations in the state.

          On being asked to comment on the proposed Jat reservation agitation in Jassia on June 2, the DGP said that everyone in the democracy has a right to say his word in a peaceful manner. At the same time, Haryana Police is fully capable to maintain law and order in the state.

          In reply to yet another question concerning Inter-state Crime Control, he said that a meeting to this effect was convened recently with the states of Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Delhi. We hope to get fruitful results very soon, he added.

          Director General Hqrs, Mr K.K. Mishra, Additional Director General of Police Crime, Mr P.K. Aggarwal,  Additional Director General of Police (Law and Order) Mr Mohd. Akil, Inspector General of Police (Law and Order), Mr A.S. Chawla, other senior officers, 28 SHOs of Woman Police Stations and 25 Supervisory Officers were also present in the meeting.

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Prime Minister, Mr Narendra Modi  will inaugurate the country’s prestigious project Kundli-Ghaziabad-Palwal (KGP) Expressway (Eastern Peripheral Expressway) on May 27. 

Chandigarh, May 23- The Prime Minister, Mr Narendra Modi  will inaugurate the country’s prestigious project Kundli-Ghaziabad-Palwal (KGP) Expressway (Eastern Peripheral Expressway) on May 27. The inaugural ceremony will held at the District Sports stadium of district Baghpat of Uttar Pradesh.  

    While giving this information today, an official spokesman said that before the inauguration of KGP Expressway, the Prime Minister would inaugurate the Digital Art Gallery of National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) at the toll plaza in Jakhauli village in district Sonipat.

    Regarding preparations for the arrival of the Prime Minister, he said that helipads have been set up on KGP Expressway only. The Construction of KGP expressway would relieve Delhi from traffic congestion. This project had been completed in a record time of two years at the cost of Rs 5,763 crore. It is the country's first Axis Control Highway and the vehicles would have to pay toll equivalent to their travel.

          He said that at every 500 meters, arrangement of Rain Water Harvesting has been done on each side of the expressway. Solar energy has been used.

          A replica of 36 monuments like India Gate, Gateway of India, Ashoka Stambha, showcasing the art and culture of the country has been established. Digital Art Gallery would present the glorious construction story of the KGB Expressway.  There are 18 displays in the gallery. In this gallery, all information of every moment from the beginning the construction work and completion of the expressway through digital medium are present. The gallery would also have a group picture of complete team involved in the construction of the Expressway with the Prime Minister, Mr Narendra Modi, he added.

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Haryana Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal to providing online and e-services to the people of the state, the Haryana Government has started working on the concept of Mission mode Office–e– Office. Under this, the aim is to make all the offices paperless by August 15, 2019.

Chandigarh, May 23 – Moving ahead after successful implementation of powerful vision of  Haryana Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal to providing online and e-services to the people of the state, the Haryana Government has started working on the concept of Mission mode Office–e– Office. Under this, the aim is to make all the offices paperless by August 15, 2019.

                While informing this here today, an official spokesman said that the Additional Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, Mr Rakesh Gupta alongwith the team of e-Governance is speedily working on this concept. The first meeting regarding the implementation of paperless offices has already been held.

                He said that during the meeting, the presentation on e-office was also presented.  It was informed that on the pattern of Human Resource Management System, the data of employees engaged in dealing files would be prepared. Under this on the similar manner of e-mail, on file head, the files noting would be forwarded through e-file. The Competent officers after registering their remarks will give necessary directions or approve the draft noting online. This will result in bringing complete transparency and the PUCs will not be kept on pending by the dealing officials.  E-office will shift the focus from manual to digital movement of files thereby giving more emphasis on the use of information technology in the government working.

          The next meeting has been convened on May 28 to further deliberate on this issue and ensure implementation of this ambitious concept by due date.

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Haryana Government has decided to honour individuals or institutions under State Awards for Outstanding Services in the field of Prevention of Alcoholism and Substance (Drug) Abuse for 2018-19. 

Chandigarh, May 23- Haryana Government has decided to honour individuals or institutions under State Awards for Outstanding Services in the field of Prevention of Alcoholism and Substance (Drug) Abuse for 2018-19. Under this, applications have been invited from persons or institutions engaged in providing outstanding services in this field for State Awards scheme.

          Stating this today, a spokesman of Social Justice and Empowerment Department said that these awards included best Drug De-addiction Centre providing services to alcoholics and drug users, best Panchayati Raj Institution working for prevention of alcoholism and substance abuse, best municipal body working for prevention of alcoholism and substance abuse, best school doing outstanding work in awareness generation and prevention of alcoholism and substance abuse, best college doing outstanding work in awareness generation and prevention of alcoholism and substance abuse, best curative campaign,  best awareness campaign, outstanding individual achievement of  a professional and outstanding individual achievement by a non-professional, he added.

          He said that under the scheme, first, second and third prizes of Rs 50,000, Rs 30,000 and Rs 20,000 each would be given away in different categories of awards.

        He said that under the scheme, the desirous candidates or institutions rendering outstanding service in field of Prevention of Alcoholism and Substance (Drug) Abuse could submit their application by May 30, 2018 by 4 pm in their respective District Social Welfare Office. Their applications must have detailed information about their institutions and their achievements with certificates. More information could be obtained on this, from the office of District Social Welfare Officer of the concerned district, he added.  

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 Integrated Agromet Advisory Service Unit of Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar has predicted possibility of dry and hot weather and dusty winds at isolated places upto May 27 thereafter weather would be changed.

Chandigarh, May 23- The Integrated Agromet Advisory Service Unit of Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar has predicted possibility of dry and hot weather and dusty winds at isolated places upto May 27 thereafter weather would be changed.

        While stating this here today, a spokesman of the University said that the maximum temperature is likely to be between 42 and 44 degree Celsius and minimum between 24 and 28 degree Celsius. The average wind speed would range from seven to 13 kilometer per hour.

          Due to dry weather, farmers are advised to prepare the field for nurseries of rice crop with apply of 10 to 12 cart per acre compost/FYM/manure and start the sowing of paddy nursery. Keeping in view of dry weather, farmers are advised to the sowing of American cotton or BT cotton with recommended hybrids with seed treatment during the evening time.

          Due to possibility of dry weather, farmers are advised to prepare the land and sowing for pulses that is green gram, Lobia, moth and Pigeonpea. Possibility of dry and hot weather, farmers are advised to the irrigation in planted vegetable crops and fruit plants as per the requirement of stressed crops. They are advised to complete the sowing of leafy vegetable, lady’s finger, bottle gourd, cucumber, ridge gourd and summer radish.

          For livestock management, due to possibility of dry and hot weather, they are advised to keep the animals under ventilated sheds and due to possibility of heat wave, drinking water would be offered to them. Farmers have also been advised to provide the cattle or animal with 50 grams iodized salt and 50 to 100 grams mineral mixture daily with feed and green fodder to keep them healthy.

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The Cooperative sugar mills in Haryana have crushed 440.65 lakh quintal of sugarcane and produced over 43.90 lakh quintals of sugar so far during the ongoing crushing season.

Chandigarh, May 23- The Cooperative sugar mills in Haryana have crushed 440.65 lakh quintal of sugarcane and produced over 43.90 lakh quintals of sugar so far during the ongoing crushing season.

          While stating this here today, a spokesman of Sugarfed said that cooperative sugar mill Shahabad has so far crushed a maximum of 80.63 lakh quintals of sugarcane and has produced over 8.51 lakh quintals of sugar, followed by cooperative sugar mill Rohtak which has crushed 63.22 lakh quintals of sugarcane, producing over 6.14 lakh quintals of sugar.

      He said Cooperative Sugar Mill Kaithal has crushed 45.88 lakh quintals of sugarcane and has produced over 4.56 lakh quintals of sugar, Cooperative Sugar Mill Meham crushed 43.56 lakh quintals of sugarcane and produced over 4.26 lakh quintals of sugar while Cooperative Sugar Mill Karnal crushed 39.77 lakh quintals of sugarcane and produced over 4.07 lakh quintals of sugar.

          Similarly, Gohana sugar mill has crushed 43.68 lakh quintals of sugarcane, producing over 4.23 lakh quintals of sugar, Jind sugar mill has crushed 31.35 lakh quintals and produced over 3.03 lakh quintal of sugar, Panipat sugar mill crushed 30.56 lakh quintals of sugarcane and produced over 3.04 lakh quintals of sugar, Sonipat sugar mill has crushed 31.21 lakh quintals of sugarcane, producing over 3.09 lakh quintals of sugar and Palwal sugar mill crushed 30.79 lakh quintals of sugarcane and thus produced over 2.93 lakh quintals of sugar.

          Apart from this, Assandh sugar mill has crushed 40.01 lakh quintals of sugarcane, producing over 4.02 lakh quintals of sugar. So far, the average recovery of sugar from cooperative sugar mills has been 10.20 per cent.

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Revenue and Disaster Management Department

Chandigarh, May 23- In view of the severity of the prevailing heat wave in the State, the Revenue and Disaster Management Department, Haryana has issued some ‘Do’s and Don'ts’ for the awareness of the public so as to minimize its impact.

            Giving details an official spokesperson said that to minimize the brunt of extreme heat that could lead to physiological strain and even death in some cases one should follow the measures like - Listen to Radio, watch TV, read News paper for local weather forecast to know if a heat wave is on the way, drink sufficient water and as often as possible (even if not thirsty), wear lightweight, light-coloured, loose fitting and porous cotton clothes. Use  protective goggles, umbrella, pagri/dupatta/hat, shoes or chappals while  going  out in sun, While travelling  carry  water, for working outside, use a hat or an umbrella and also use a damp cloth on your head, neck, face and limbs. Use ORS (oral rehydration solution), home-made drinks like lassi, lemon water, buttermilk, etc. which help to re-hydrate the body. Recognize the signs of heat stroke, heat rash or heat cramps such as weakness, dizziness, headache, nausea, sweating and seizures. If anyone feel faint or ill, see a doctor immediately. Also keep animals in shade and give them plenty of water to drink. People should keep their homes cool by using curtains, shutters or sunshade during day. Open windows at night, use fans, damp clothing and take bath in cold water frequently. Provide cool drinking water near work place. Caution workers to avoid direct sunlight.

          Schedule strenuous jobs to cooler times of the day. Increase the frequency and length of rest breaks for outdoor activities. Pregnant workers and workers with a medical condition should be given additional attention in this weather.

            In addition do not leave children or pets in parked vehicles, avoid going out in the sun, especially between 12.00 noon and 3.00 p.m., avoid wearing dark, heavy or tight clothing, avoid strenuous activities especially outside when the temperature is high. Avoid cooking during peak hours, open doors and windows to ventilate cooking area adequately. Avoid alcohol, tea, coffee and carbonated soft drinks, which dehydrate the body. Avoid high-protein food and do not eat stale food.