Under the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) project in Haryana

Chandigarh, June 11 - Under the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) project in Haryana, out of approved detailed projects of 18 cities, the work of 44 DNITs of Rs. 2354.36 crore have been allotted and the works of remaining five DNIT would soon be allotted.

This information was given in the meeting of the 11th State Level Empowered Steering Committee, which was constituted to implement the AMRUT scheme, under the chairmanship of Chief Secretary, Shri D.S. Dhesi, here today.

The Detailed Project Report for construction work of drain in Palwal district was also approved in the meeting. About Rs 1.50 crore will be spent on it. Approval has also been given to release second installment of assistance provided by the Central Government.

It was informed in the meeting that under the State Annual Action Plan of the AMRUT Project, the work on water supply, sewerage management, drainage of rain water, green space and park, and urban transport will be carried out in 18 cities including Ambala, Karnal, Panchkula, Sonipat, Gurugram, Jind, Yamunanagar, Kaithal, Thanesar, Faridabad, Palwal, Rohtak, Hisar, Sirsa, Bahadurgarh, Rewadi, Panipat and Bhiwani. The Chief Secretary was informed that under the first installment, Rs 385 crore have so far been spent under this scheme.

It was informed that under the scheme, about Rs 700 crore will be spent by the end of August.

Others present in the meeting include Additional Chief Secretary, Environment Department, Mrs. Dheera Khandelwal, Additional Chief Secretary, Public Health Engineering Department, Mr. Rajeev Arora, Principal Secretary, Urban Local Bodies Department, Mr. Anand Mohan Sharan and Director General, Mr. Sameer Pal Srow.

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Haryana Staff Selection Commission

Chandigarh, June 11- Haryana Staff Selection Commission has invited online applications from candidates for direct recruitment of 6,400 posts of Male Constable (General Duty), Female Constable (General Duty) and Sub-Inspector (Male) in Police Department. For these posts, candidates can submit their applications online from June 12, 2019 to June 26, 2019 till 11.59 pm through Commissions’ website www.hssc.gov.in. The last date for submission of fees for these posts is June 28, 2019.

While giving this information, a spokesman of Haryana Staff Selection Commission said that out of the total advertised posts, 5,000 posts are of Male Constable (General Duty). Of these, 1,800 posts are for general, 900 are reserved for Scheduled Castes (SC), 700 for Backward Classes (BC) A, 400 for (BC)B, 500 for Economically Weaker Sections, 350 for Ex-servicemen (ESM) general, 100 for ESM (SC), 100 for ESM (BC)A and 150 for ESM (BC)B.

He said that there are 1,000 posts of Female Constables (General Duty). Of these, 360 posts are for general, 180 are reserved for SC, 140 for (BC)A, 80 for (BC)B, 100 for EWS, 70 for ESM (general), 20 for ESM (SC), 20 for ESM (BC)A and 30 for ESM (BC)B. Similarly, applications have been invited for 400 posts of Sub-Inspector (Male), out of which 144 are for general, 72 for SC, 56 for (BC)A, 32 for (BC)B, 40 for EWS, 28 for ESM (general), 08 for ESM (SC), 08 for ESM (BC)A and 12 posts for ESM (BC)B.

He said that application fee of Rs 100 would be for male candidates and female candidates non-resident of Haryana, applying for the post of Constable (male) or (female) in general category and application fee of Rs 50 for women candidates residents of Haryana, application fee of Rs 25 only for Scheduled Caste, Backward Classes and EWS male candidates from Haryana and Rs 13 for women candidates. The application fee for the post of Sub-Inspector (male), General Category would be Rs 150 for the candidates whereas there would be no fee for ex-servicemen of Haryana.

Giving details on educational qualifications and physical criteria for the candidates for the post of Male Constable or Female Constable, he said that for these posts, the educational qualification of the candidate should be Class XII or its equivalent examination passed from the recognized education board or institution. Candidate should have knowledge of Hindi or Sanskrit as a subject in matriculation or in higher education. Similarly, for the post of Sub-Inspector (Male), the candidate should have done graduation or have passed equivalent examination from a recognized University. The candidate should have knowledge of Hindi or Sanskrit as a subject in matriculation or higher education.

Regarding physical criteria, he said that the height of candidates for the post of Male Constable in general category should be 170 cms and according to the latest reservation policy of the government, the height of candidates of eligible reserved category should be 168 cms. Similarly, the height of women candidates for the post of Female Constable in general category should be 158 cms and according to the latest reservation policy of the government, the height of women candidates of eligible reserved category should be 156 cms.

He said that in every category, seven times the number of vacancies would be declared as qualified in the knowledge test, who would be called for physical screening test. He said that the male candidates would have to cover the 2.5 kilometers distance in 12 minutes, female candidates would have to cover one km distance in 6 minutes and the ex-servicemen one km distance in 5 minutes. Those candidates who would fail to meet the standards of physical screening test, they would be would be excluded from the next selection process.

He said that the age of candidates for the post of Male Constable or Female Constable should be between 18 and 25 years. The calculation of age would be from the first day in the month in which the applications for the recruitment of Constables have been invited i.e. June 1, 2019. Candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes and Backward Classes would be given relaxation of five years in the maximum age limit, as per the age-related instructions issued by the government from time to time.

He said that the height of candidates for the post of Sub-Inspector (General Category) should be 170 cms and the height of candidates of eligible reserved category should be 168 cms according to the Government's latest reservation policy, at the time of advertisement or rectification, as the case may be. He said that the age of candidates for the post of Sub-Inspector (Male) in General Category should be between 21 and 27 years. Candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes and Backward Classes would be given relaxation of five years in the maximum age limit, as per the age-related instructions issued by the government from time to time. The upper age limit for recruitment in the rank of Sub-Inspector to all departmental candidates in Haryana Police with a minimum of three years of continuous service, should be 30 years for General Category candidates and 35 years for Backward Classes and Scheduled Castes candidates. He said that for these posts, for ex-servicemen the break in service between the date of discharge and between the first day of the month that is June 1, 2019 , in which enrolment process is started, should not exceed four years as per 12.24(1) I of Punjab Police Rules- 1934.

For more information, candidates could visit Commissions’ website www.hssc.gov.in.

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Central Government has been asked to provide two lakh Rapid Diagnostic Test (RDT) kits worth about Rs 22 lakh for the testing of malaria

Chandigarh, June 11 – The Additional Chief Secretary, Haryana Health Department, Mr. Rajeev Arora said that the Central Government has been asked to provide two lakh Rapid Diagnostic Test (RDT) kits worth about Rs 22 lakh for the testing of malaria which would be distributed in districts Nuh, Palwal and Yamunanagar.

Mr. Arora said that during last years, more cases of malaria were reported in these districts as compare to other districts, for which special monitoring is being carried out in these districts. He said that in order to meet the requirement of various hospitals in the state, 57 microscopes would be purchased by the end of this month, which would be worth about Rs 20 lakh. Apart from this, 18 fogging machines will be procured for nine districts including Charkhi Dadri, Fatehabad, Nuh, Palwal, Gurugram, Panipat, Rewari, Rohtak and Jhajjar. Each district will be given 2 machines.

Mr. Arora said that 107 high-risk sub-centres have been identified in the state, which will be covered under the Indoor Residual Spray (IRS). He said that to get rid of mosquitoes, 4.86 lakh medicated mosquito nets have been ordered, which will be distributed this month among highly mosquito-affected villages. Apart from this, 280 Volunteers will be deputed in different areas of the state, who will go to the houses from June to November 2019 to check mosquito breeding.

Mission Director of National Health Mission, Mrs. Amneet P. Kumar said that arrangements have been made to check and treat fever patients by visiting their houses in the state. Gambusia fish has been released in 3,909 ponds of the state so that larvae of mosquitoes would not grow. Apart from this, awareness camps are being organised in schools to make children aware about malaria and vector-borne diseases.

She said that as a result of the steps taken by the Haryana Health Department, there has been a consistent decrease in malaria, chikungunya, dengue and Japanese encephalitis in the recent years in the state. He said that the case of malaria has decreased from 9,308 in 2015 to just 111 so far this year whereas as compare to 9,921 cases of dengue, only two cases have so far been reported this year. Apart from this, people are being made aware through banners, posters and radio jingles, she added.

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Under the Public Distribution System, the mistakes in the names of the consumers, if any, will be rectified by June 30 so that they can get ration on time.

Chandigarh, June 11 – Haryana Minister of State for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Mr. Karan Dev Kamboj said that under the Public Distribution System, the mistakes in the names of the consumers, if any, will be rectified by June 30 so that they can get ration on time.

Mr. Kamboj issued these directions to senior officials in the review meeting of the Department, here today.

He said that many consumers have complained the mistake in their names from many areas of the state due to which they are not getting ration on time. In order to redress all such complaints, the officers of the Department have been given a timeframe to redress the complaints of people. Although such complaints have been redressed from time to time, yet, directions have been issued to dispose of such pending cases at the earliest.

The Food Minister said that the Department will soon buy its own server, so that the Depot Holder will be able to troubleshoot the online problems related to distribution system and all other types of online problems. He said that all the depot holders have directed to take stringent steps to ensure distribution of ration by 20th of every month. He said that all District Food Supply Controllers have been asked to check depots and send the report so that Depot holders cannot cheat people.

Mr. Kamboj directed to take legal action against all the traders of Paddy, who would not deposit their CMR rice by June 30. He also directed to accelerate the process of adding or deletion of names of any of the family members in the ration card. For this, any consumer application will not be accepted personally, but the person concerned should apply on the online portal 'SARAL' of Haryana Government.

Others present in the meeting included Additional Chief Secretary of the Department, Mr. S.N. Roy, Director, Mr. Shekhar Vidyarthi and other senior officers.

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Haryana Police has seized 131 kg ganja and 9 kg 100 gram of sulfa worth millions of rupees being smuggled in a car in Rewari district.

Chandigarh, June 11 – In a major crackdown on drug peddlers, Haryana Police has seized 131 kg ganja and 9 kg 100 gram of sulfa worth millions of rupees being smuggled in a car in Rewari district. Police has also arrested a person in this connection.

While stating this here today, a spokesman of Police Department said that arrested accused has been identified as Sonu, a resident of village Kishanpur, district Samastipur in Bihar. However, one of the accused managed to escape from the spot. The absconding accused has been identified. Raids are being conducted and he will be arrested very soon.

Divulging the details, he said that on getting specific inputs about smuggling of narcotics, Crime Investigation Agency (CIA) team immediately swung into action. When the team signaled a Corolla car, bearing Delhi registration number, to stop for checking at a barricade near village Garhi, the driver accelerated the vehicle and try to run away. Police chased the vehicle, stopped it at a short distance and arrested one accused while the other managed to escape. On checking the vehicle, 131 kg ganja and 9 kg 100 grams of sulfa recovered from the vehicle.

During preliminary interrogation, it was revealed that they brought seized contraband for supply in Rewari. A case under the provisions of NDPS Act had been registered. Arrested accused was presented before the court, which sent him in one day police remand. Police is quizzing him to find out his contacts in the districts.

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A seminar was organised today at Shri Vishwakarma Skill University transit campus at Gurugram for Principals of Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs)

Chandigarh, June 11- A seminar was organised today at Shri Vishwakarma Skill University transit campus at Gurugram for Principals of Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) of the state as part of University's outreach programme among state’s youth from ITIs and schools.

Principals from around 100 ITIs attended the seminar. Encouraged by the idea of promoting skills for greater employability the principals consented to provide facilitation to SVSU at their ITIs for reaching out to students willing to take up skill-based diplomas and degrees at SVSU, admissions for which are currently going on.

The Vice Chancellor of the University, Mr Raj Nehru gave a keynote address in which he highlighted many facets of the university and its interesting journey so far. He spoke about the university's dual education and on-the-job training (OJT) model in which a student earns while he learns at the industry floor with the university's industry partners. Mr Nehru emphasised the need for imparting skill education to India's youth and explained the rationale behind education and learning that is job-oriented and demand-driven.

The Deputy Director of the University, Dr Sanjay Bhardwaj screened a video showing the short but magnificent journey of the university since its inception barely 3 years ago. Today the university is running 31 programmes ranging from certificate to doctoral level in fields as diverse as mechatronics, bio-informatics, food processing, Banchari art, Sharda script and robotics and animation, among many others. The university has recently opened admissions for its 2019-20 programmes.

SVSU, which is the first government skill university of the country, set up by the Government of Haryana has recently been at the forefront of a campaign that it has started to develop awareness among state's youth towards the value of being skilled and dignity attached with it.

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Six nursing colleges at a cost Rs 194.30 crore in various districts of the state

Chandigarh, June 11- Haryana Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal has approved the construction of six nursing colleges at a cost Rs 194.30 crore in various districts of the state so as to overcome the shortage of trained and qualified nursing personnel and provide 24 hour medical care to the people of the state. The Nursing Colleges will be constructed within a period of 15 months.

Giving details, an official spokesman said that two Nursing Colleges will be constructed in district Faridabad and one each in the districts of Rewari, Kaithal, Kurukshetra and Panchkula. In Faridabad district, the Nursing Colleges will be constructed at Village Dayalpur and village Aura, in Rewari district at village Sadat Nagar, in Kaithal district at village Dherdu, in Kurukshetra district at village Kheri Ram Nagar and in district Panchkula nursing college will be constructed in village Kherawali.

He said that the land for setting up these colleges has already been leased out to Department of Medical Education and Research. He said that the concept plan of each Nursing institute having academic block, hostel block for students and residential facility for teaching staff have been prepared and approved.

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Haryana Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal has approved the creation of one post of Junior Engineer on contract basis at each block of the state under MGNREGA for its better implementation and to ensure making timely 100 per cent payment to unskilled workers.

Chandigarh, June 11- Haryana Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal has approved the creation of one post of Junior Engineer on contract basis at each block of the state under MGNREGA for its better implementation and to ensure making timely 100 per cent payment to unskilled workers.

Giving details, an official spokesman said that the posts will be filled through service provider under outsource policy and the qualification and eligibility criteria for recruitment will be three year diploma in Civil Engineering from an institute recognised by the Central or State Government with basic knowledge of computer application and two year experience in relevant field.

He said that the role and responsibilities of Junior Engineer will be to provide technical assistance to Gram Panchayat in execution of developmental works under MGNERGS which are being executed by them as per the instructions or guidelines issued by the department from time to time. The Junior Engineers will also prepare the estimates of the works and will provide the technical assistance to the gram panchayats in their execution, supervision and preparation of records including measurement books within prescribed time limit as per the instructions of the state and central government.

The Junior Engineers will also submit all records which is estimate, assessment, measurement books prepared by them in the office of Sub Divisional Officer, Panchayati Raj concerned for verification or signature by them or any competent authority as per works, rules, guidelines, instructions issued by the central or state government.

He said that MGNREGS is playing a critical role in providing livelihood support in the form of guaranteed employment of atleast 100 days in a financial year to all rural household whose adult members are willing to do the unskilled manual works. Similarly, the objective of the scheme is also to provide livelihood security to the poor through creation of durable assets, improved water security, soil conservation and higher land productivity.

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Haryana Government has decided to increase the honorarium payable to the Inquiry Officers from Rs 9750 to Rs 12000 per enquiry plus Rs 1500 for every additional charged officer in same enquiry.

Chandigarh, June 11- Haryana Government has decided to increase the honorarium payable to the Inquiry Officers from Rs 9750 to Rs 12000 per enquiry plus Rs 1500 for every additional charged officer in same enquiry. Apart from this, they will also be provided Secretarial Assistance by the department concerned.

While stating this here today, a spokesman of the Vigilance Department said that a letter has been written to all Administrative Secretaries, Heads of Departments, Commissioners, Ambala, Hisar, Rohtak, Gurugram, Karnal and Faridabad Divisions, the Managing Directors, Chief Administrators of Boards, Corporations and Public Undertakings and the Registrars of all the Universities.

He said that in case the inquiry officer does not avail the assistance from their department, then a Secretarial Assistance of Rs 3000 would be granted to the Inquiry Officer. The Inquiry Officer would not be entrusted more than 20 inquiries annually. If more than 20 inquiries have been assigned by different departments, the inquiry officer would inform to Inquiry Officer, Vigilance and Vigilance Department of the same.

He said that the information of entrusting of inquiries to Inquiry Officer would be maintained by the office of Inquiry Officer, Vigilance and consolidated information regarding allotment of inquiries would be sent to Vigilance Department every six months. These orders would take effect from the date of issue and would not apply to the departmental inquiries currently in progress.

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Haryana Government has decided to organise one day training on ‘legal drafts’ for the staff of the office of Chief Secretary on June 12,2019.

Chandigarh, June 11- Haryana Government has decided to organise one day training on ‘legal drafts’ for the staff of the office of Chief Secretary on June 12,2019.

While stating this here today, an official spokesman said that a letter has been issued in this regard by the office of Chief Secretary for organising one day training on legal draft for the staff of the office of Chief Secretary on June 12, 2019.

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Haryana Government has decided that Non Practicing Allowance (NPA) will also be treated as part of pay for pensionary benefits.

Chandigarh, June 11- Haryana Government has decided that Non Practicing Allowance (NPA) will also be treated as part of pay for pensionary benefits.

While stating this here today, a spokesman of Finance Department said that however, the maximum pension including NPA would not exceed Rs 1,12,050 that is 50 per cent of the highest pay which is Rs 2,24,100 as applicable in the State.

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TRANSFERS & POSTINGS

Chandigarh, June 11- Haryana Government has issued transfers and posting orders of 17 Superintendents and Deputy Superintendents of Haryana Civil Secretariat with immediate effect.

Among Superintendents, Bhoop Singh, on promotion, has been posted at Haryana Staff Selection Commission, Panchkula.

Rashwinder Singh, posted in Passport and Grievances Branch has been posted at Haryana Staff Selection Commission, Panchkula.

Kamal Dev, posted in the office of Lokayukta has been posted in Environment Branch.

Naresh Kumar, under transfer, Haryana Staff Selection Commission has been posted in the office of Lokayukta.

Mewa Singh, on promotion, has been posted in Passport and Grievances Branch.

Jaspal Singh, posted in NGIS Branch has been posted in Technical Education Branch.

Rajesh Kumar, posted in CM Grievances and Redressal Cell has been posted in Centralized Public Grievance Redress and Monitoring Cell, in addition.

Among Deputy Superintendents, Kuldeep Singh, on promotion, has been posted in FG-I Branch.

Mrs Anu Bala, on promotion, has been posted in NGIS Branch.

Mrs Nidhi Vashisht, on promotion, has been posted in Cash Branch.

Rohtas, on promotion, has been posted in Record Branch.

Gurmeet Singh, on promotion, has been posted in Seniority Cell.

Rakesh Chaudhary, on promotion, has been posted in Health-I Branch.

Naveen Chander, on promotion, has been posted in Small Saving Branch.

Surender Kumar, on promotion, has been posted in Delay Checking Unit Branch.

Satish Kumar, on promotion, has been posted in Defence-I Branch.

Jora Singh, on promotion, has been posted in FD-II Branch.

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TRANSFERS & POSTINGS OF IAS & HCS

Chandigarh, June 11- Haryana Government has issued transfers and posting orders of 19 IAS and one HCS officers with immediate effect.

Anurag Agarwal, Managing Director, Haryana Vidyut Prasaran Nigam Ltd., Secretary, Power and New and Renewable Energy Departments has been given the additional charge of Commissioner, Hisar Division, Hisar, in addition to his present duties, relieving Vinay Singh of the said charge.

Ashok Sangwan, Director General and Secretary, Industries and Commerce Department, Advisor and Secretary, Civil Aviation Department has been posted as Commissioner, Gurugram Division, Gurugram relieving Mohammed Shayin of the said charge.

Vinay Singh, Secretary, Forest Department and Commissioner, Hisar Division, Hisar has been posted as Secretary, Forest Department. He has also been given the charge of Commissioner, Municipal Corporation, Gurugram, vice Yash Pal.

Atul Kumar, awaiting orders of posting, has been posted as Deputy Commissioner, Faridabad vice Ashok Kumar Garg.

Anshaj Singh, Deputy Commissioner, Bhiwani has been posted as Deputy Commissioner, Sonipat vice Shaleen.

Yash Garg, Deputy Commissioner, Rohtak has been posted as Director and Special Secretary, Industries and Commerce Department vice Ashok Sangwan. He has also been posted as Advisor and Special Secretary, Civil Aviation Department.

Ashok Kumar Sharma, Deputy Commissioner, Rewari has been posted as State Project Director, Haryana School Shiksha Pariyojna Parishad relieving Rakesh Gupta of the said charge.

Mani Ram Sharma, Deputy Commissioner, Palwal has been posted as Registrar, Cooperative Societies relieving Yashendra Singh of the said charge.

Sujan Singh, Commissioner, Municipal Corporation, Sonipat has been posted as Deputy Commissioner, Bhiwani vice Anshaj Singh.

Ashok Kumar Garg, Deputy Commissioner, Faridabad has been posted as Deputy Commissioner, Sirsa, vice Prabhjot Singh.

Ram Sarup Verma, Commissioner, Municipal Corporation, Rohtak has been posted as Deputy Commissioner, Rohtak vice Yash Garg.

Maheshwar Sharma, Special Secretary, Revenue and Disaster Management Department, Director and Special Secretary, Art and Cultural Affairs Department and Deputed O/o CEO, Haryana for conduct of Lok Sabha Elections-2019 has been posted as Director, Elementary Education and Special Secretary, School Education Department relieving Rakesh Gupta of the said charge.

Garima Mittal, Deputy Commissioner, Mahendragarh at Narnaul has been posted as Managing Director, Haryana Scheduled Castes Development Corporation relieving Sanjeev Sharma of the said charge. She has also been posted as Managing Director, Haryana Backward Classes and Economically Weaker Sections Kalyan Nigam Ltd.

Prabhjot Singh, Deputy Commissioner, Sirsa has been posted as Director, Industrial Training and Employment and Special Secretary, Skill Development and Industrial Training and Employment Departments relieving T.L. Satyprakash of the said charge.

Yash Pal, Commissioner, Municipal Corporation, Gurugram has been posted as Deputy Commissioner, Palwal vice Mani Ram Sharma.

Yashendra Singh, Special Secretary, Chief Minister’s Secretariat and Registrar, Cooperative Societies has been posted as Additional Secretary, Chief Minister’s Secretariat. He has also been given the charge of Deputy Commissioner, Rewari vice Ashok Kumar Sharma.

Shaleen, Deputy Commissioner, Sonipat has been posted as Commissioner, Municipal Corporation, Rohtak vice Ram Sarup Verma.

Virender Kumar Dahiya, Additional Director, State Transport has been posted as Transport Commissioner and Additional Secretary, Transport Department relieving Pankaj Aggarwal of the said charge.

Jagdish Sharma, Sub Divisional Officer (Civil)-cum-Additional Collector, Narnaul has been posted as Deputy Commissioner, Mahendragarh vice Garima Mittal.

Among HCS officers, Jai Krishan Abhir, Special Secretary, Archives Department and Director, Archives has been posted as Commissioner, Municipal Corporation, Hisar, relieving Ashok Kumar Meena of the said charge.