Haryana Chief Minister, Mr. Manohar Lal, today directed all officers to speed up the work of updating the data of every employee working in Government Departments, Boards, Corporations, Societies and Universities on the Human Resource Management System (HRMS) portal.

Chandigarh July 13: Haryana Chief Minister, Mr. Manohar Lal, today directed all officers to speed up the work of updating the data of every employee working in Government Departments, Boards, Corporations, Societies and Universities on the Human Resource Management System (HRMS) portal. The data pertaining to service and conduct of employees should be updated on the HRMS portal, he said.

The Chief Minister gave these directions while presiding over a review meeting of HRMS held here today. He directed the officers to further ensure smooth streamlining of the operations on HRMS portal.

The Chief Minister said that the State is all set to launch e-Sachivalaya for allowing virtual meets between public and government functionaries. He said that this digital platform can be used to seek appointment for meeting ministers and officers.

He said that the e-Sachivalaya aims to bring Government and its functionaries under one roof for better functioning, coordination and ensuring effectiveness in citizen interface especially in times of COVID-19 Pandemic.

The Chief Minister was apprised that there are 91 offices of different departments registered on the Human Resource Management System (HRMS) portal. In addition there are 45 Boards and Corporations. The digitized service book and all service-related transactions of employees have been uploaded on this portal. Besides this, there is a 24*7 availability of employee information on this single portal along with workflow integrated with the e-salary system of Integrated Financial Management System (IFMS).

The Chief Minister was apprised that HRMS helps the Government in taking the right decisions and for proper monitoring of manpower, planning, recruitment, posting promotion ACP, service extension and transfers based on employee skill sets etc.

It was informed that the HRMS portal includes features of components of eService Book comprising of basic details of the employee, posting details, service verification, leaves, loans, advances, ACR and other details.

The Chief Minister was informed that linking the data with HRMS portal will not only prove a boon for the government, but it would also help the employees, especially those who face trouble for getting the details about their service data after their retirement.

On this occasion, Chief Secretary, Mrs. Keshni Anand Arora, Additional Chief Secretary, Finance and Planning Department, Mr. T. V. S. N. Prasad, Additional Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, Mr. V. Umashankar, Principal Secretary, Electronics and Information Technology Department, Mr. Ankur Gupta, Principal Secretary, General Administration Department, Mr. Vijayendra Kumar, were present.

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Haryana Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal has accorded approval to set up 3 new medical colleges in the State and also to start DM Cardiology course at Pt. B.D Sharma Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (PGIMS), Rohtak.

Chandigarh July 13: Haryana Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal has accorded approval to set up 3 new medical colleges in the State and also to start DM Cardiology course at Pt. B.D Sharma Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (PGIMS), Rohtak.

While stating this here today, an official spokesman said that these three new medical colleges would come up in Sirsa, Kaithal and Yamunangar districts.

He said that the medical college in district Sirsa would be set up on the land of Haryana Agricultural University, Sirsa whereas in district Kaithal, the medical college would be established in village Sarpankheri. In district Yamunanagar, the medical college would be set up on a panchayat land, he added.

The spokesman said that DM Cardiology course at Pt. B.D Sharma Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (PGIMS), Rohtak would run under the Medical Council of India. He said that Pt. B.D Sharma PGIMS, Rohtak already has all the requisite infrastructure, equipment and full time faculty as per the requirement of Medical Council of India, to start separate course in DM Cardiology.

He said that PGIMS, Rohtak is the apex teaching medical institute of Haryana affiliated to Pt. B.D Sharma University of Health Sciences, Rohtak. The institute is running under graduate and post graduate courses in various disciplines and Super-specialty courses like DM/M.Ch.

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In a major push to the health infrastructure in the State, Haryana Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal has accorded approval to open one new Primary Health Centre (PHC), one Sub Health Centre (SHC) and also to upgrade one Sub Divisional Civil Hospital, one Community Health Centre, one Primary Health Centre and one Sub-Health Centre in the State.

Chandigarh July 13: In a major push to the health infrastructure in the State, Haryana Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal has accorded approval to open one new Primary Health Centre (PHC), one Sub Health Centre (SHC) and also to upgrade one Sub Divisional Civil Hospital, one Community Health Centre, one Primary Health Centre and one Sub-Health Centre in the State.

While stating this here today, an official spokesman said that a decision has been taken to upgrade the Sub Divisional Civil Hospital, Jagadhari (Yamunanagar) from 60 beded to 100 beded hospital. Also, the Community Health Centre, Hodal in district Palwal would be upgraded to 50 beded Civil Hospital. The upgraded hospital would function from the existing building. The spokesman said that the Chief Minister has granted approval for the creation of new posts with an additional wage bill of Rs 18.14 crore per annum for upgradtion of the Jagadhari Hospital. In case of Palwal Civil Hospital, the additional posts would cost Rs 21.91 crore per annum, he added.

He said that similarly, Primary Health Centre, village Sambhli in district Karnal would be upgraded to Community Health Centre and Sub-Health Centre, village Urlana Kalan in district Panipat would be upgraded to Primary Health Centre.

The spokesman said that the Chief Minister has also accorded approval to open a new Sub-Health Centre in village Bataur, district Panchkula and a new Primary Health Centre in village Khambi in district Palwal.

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Haryana Deputy Chief Minister, Mr. Dushyant Chautala said that these national and state highways and bypasses, to be constructed at a cost of more than Rs.16,000 crore will change the picture of the infrastructure in the state.

Chandigarh, 13 July - Union Road Transport and Highways Minister, Mr. Nitin Gadkari will dedicate 11 road development projects, including eight national highways, to Haryana by inaugurating and laying the foundation stone through video conferencing on July 14, 2020. Haryana Deputy Chief Minister, Mr. Dushyant Chautala said that these national and state highways and bypasses, to be constructed at a cost of more than Rs.16,000 crore will change the picture of the infrastructure in the state. He said that with the strengthening of the road network in the state, development of industries will get a new direction and entrepreneurs will come forward for more investment in the state.

He said that the development projects include the highway going from Rohtak to Punjab border via Jind, Greenfield highway connecting Ismailabad in district Kurukshetra to Narnaul, Narnaul and Rewari bypass, Dadri-Mahendragarh-Narnaul Four-lane road among others. He said that the State Government had requested the Centre through video conferencing to expeditiously complete road-related projects in the State.

He said that the Ismailabad-Narnaul Greenfield Highway will connect five Lok Sabha constituencies of Kurukshetra, Karnal, Sonepat, Rohtak, and Bhiwani-Mahendragarh in the state, which will increase the connectivity as well as speed up industrial development in the State. He said that this road development project is a part of Delhi-Mumbai and Kolkata-Amritsar Industrial Corridor and with the start of this; more entrepreneurs will be attracted to Haryana for investment purposes.

Among the roads for which the foundation stone will be laid on Tuesday the most important, 227 km long Ismailabad-Narnaul National Highway will be constructed at a cost of Rs 8650 crore and will be completed by December 2022. Apart from this, a six-lane bypass of Narnaul and a 41 km long four-lane road from Atteli Mandi to Narnaul will also be built at a cost of Rs 1380 crore. Along with this a 43 km 4-lane road between Rewari and Ateli Mandi will be constructed at a cost Rs 1057 crore. The four and six-lane Gurgaon-Pataudi-Rewari road will also be constructed at a cost Rs 1524 crore. Mr. Nitin Gadkari will also lay the foundation stone for the 14 km long Rewari bypass to be built at a cost of Rs 958 crore. The four-laning of the road from Sonepat to Gohana and Gohana to Jind will also start, which will cost a total of Rs 2709 crore. The total length of this route will be 80 km. The 40-km road from Uttar Pradesh-Haryana border to Rohna will be made four-lane at a cost of Rs 1509 crore. Along with this, the 35 km road from Rohna-Hasangarh to Jhajjar will also be made four-lane at a cost Rs 1183 crore. Tuesday's inaugurations also include the four-laning project of the road from Jind to Punjab border via Narwana, costing Rs 857 crore which was completed last month. 85 km of roads from Jind to Karnal will be rebuilt at a cost of Rs 200 crore.

Mr. Dushyant Chautala said development works will be accelerated with the completion of these national highways, state highways, and bypass roads. He said that in the same way, the State Government is also working in the direction of creating an integrated logistic hub in Narnaul which was reviewed recently by the state government. He said that the Railways have also released their share for the integrated logistics hub. He further said that Haryana is strengthening the integrated network of railways, roadways, and airways which will form the basis of employment, growth, and a better lifestyle for the coming generations. The Deputy Chief Minister congratulated the people of Haryana who will be benefited from all these schemes in advance.

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Haryana Cooperation Minister, Dr. Banwari Lal said that land has been made available of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Manethi, the construction of which will start soon.

Chandigarh, July 13 - Haryana Cooperation Minister, Dr. Banwari Lal said that land has been made available of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Manethi, the construction of which will start soon. He said that the establishment of AIIMS will provide employment opportunities to the people of the region and Manethi's name will be on the world map.

Dr. Banwari Lal was addressing the gathering after inaugurating the new office of Sub-Tehsil, Manethi in village Manethi of Rewari district today.

Dr. Banwari Lal thanked all those who uploaded details regarding their land on the portal for the construction of AIIMS. He said that the way people have come forward to support the establishment of AIIMS, is a commendable public sentiment and dream to have AIIMS in the area is going to turn into reality soon. He said that along with the people, the effort of the district administration is also appreciable for the establishment of AIIMS.

He said that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Atmanirbhar Bharat Yojna has been started by Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi and the scheme aims to help people become self-reliant so that people of the country can support each other during these difficult times. Dr. Banwari Lal said that a financial package of Rs 20 lakh crore, announced by the Prime Minister to provide relief to the sluggish economy and common people during the lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, has started to put the economy back on track. He said that to break the chain of COVID-19, we must follow the directions issued by the State Government and District Administration. He said that people should maintain a distance of two yards from each other and cover their mouth with a mask to prevent the spread of the infection.

Dr. Banwari Lal said that under the leadership of Haryana Chief Minister, Mr. Manohar Lal, there has been overall development of Bawal along with the all-round development of the entire state and further, there will be no let up in development works in Bawal area. He said that farmers will be provided cheaper loans through Kisan Credit Card. Apart from this, the State Government has also announced to make cheap rental houses available for the urban poor and migrant workers, he added.

On this occasion, Dr. Banwari Lal planted saplings in Sub-Tehsil Manethi and appealed to the people to plant more saplings and conserve the environment. He said that along with the efforts being made by the State Government for environmental conservation, society should also come forward because environmental conservation is linked to the well being and health of every person. Appealing to the people, he said that to maintain the balance of the environment, along with growing more plants, efforts should also be made to conserve water.

After this, Dr. Banwari Lal inaugurated various development works in Kund town and also announced to give Rs 5 lakh for development works.

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Haryana has further scaled up National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (NREGA), the size of the scheme to three times during financial year 2020-21 by involving Rural Development and other line departments.

Chandigarh July 13: After becoming the first state in the country to give highest wage rate of Rs 309 with effect from April 1, 2020 under National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (NREGA), Haryana has further scaled up the size of the scheme to three times during financial year 2020-21 by involving Rural Development and other line departments. As against the target of 1 crore man days during the current financial year, the State has already generated 45 lakh man days under (NREGA).

This was informed in the State Level DISHA Committee meeting held under the Chairmanship of Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal here today to review the implementation of various programmes pertaining to different departments. The meeting was co-chaired by Deputy Chief Minister, Mr Dushyant Chautala.

The Chief Minister directed that the list of permissible NREGA works be uploaded on the website of each Gram Panchayat for information of the general public and all important expenditure done for the development be reflected on the website.

While reviewing the GOBAR-Dhan scheme which aims to positively contribute to cleanliness and generate energy from solid waste, Chief Minister directed the officers concerned that GOBAR-Dhan project in village Nayagaon of district Hisar be replicated in all districts of the State. It was informed that 7 projects have been approved by the State Technical Advisory Committee under GOBAR-Dhan. While the GOBAR-Dhan project in village Nayagaon of district Hisar has been constructed and made functional, the construction work of such projects in district Bhiwani, Charkhi Dadri, Sirsa, Faridabad and Panipat is likely to be started soon.

The Chief Minister also directed to ensure that girl students after completing their graduation are given their passport along with their degrees. He said that it has also been decided that students pursuing education in various colleges across the State would be provided driving license in their own educational institutions.

It was informed that 100 per cent funds are disbursed through DBT in NREGA and 98 per cent Aadhaar seeding of NREGA workers in the State has been completed. During the current year, more emphasis is being given on individual works to give relief to the rural masses affected in Covid-19 like cattle shed, goat shelter, piggery shelter, compost pits and vermicompost. The other thrust area is horticulture plantation on panchayat lands, widening of traditional ponds (Johar), afforestation on common land and work sheds for women of Self Help Groups (SHGs).

It was also informed that under the Deen Dayal Upaadhya Gram Kaushal Yojna scheme, 53 per cent trained rural youth have been provided employment and efforts are being made to further enhance it to 70 per cent by giving more targets to the Project Implementing Agencies and by inviting new reputed agencies, as well through online job melas.

It was informed that under the Swachh Bharat Mission-Gramin, 1,359 Solid Waste Management Projects have been sanctioned, out of which 737 projects have already been completed and 174 projects are in progress. Similarly, 1322 Liquid Waste Management Projects have been sanctioned, out of which 552 such projects have been completed and 402 projects are in progress. Apart from this, door to door collection, segregation, transportation and disposal of Solid Waste is being carried out in 380 gram panchayats. In 15 districts, it is being carried out through specialized agencies and in remaining 7 districts it is being carried out by gram panchayat themselves.

It was also informed that for the year 2019-20, free text books have been distributed to all students of classes 1st to 8th at the start of the academic session. For the year 2020-21, 98 per cent delivery of free text books have been completed till date.

Among those present in the meeting included Chief Secretary Mrs Keshni Anand Arora, Principal Secretary to Chief Minister Mr Rajesh Khullar and Additional Chief Secretaries of various departments.

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1,177 farmers in the State have so far applied for construction of recharge shafts under the ‘Mera Pani – Meri Virasat’ scheme, aimed at protecting the depleting groundwater table through crop diversification.

Chandigarh, July 13 - Surpassing the target set by the Haryana Government, as many as 1,177 farmers in the State have so far applied for construction of recharge shafts under the ‘Mera Pani – Meri Virasat’ scheme, aimed at protecting the depleting groundwater table through crop diversification.

While stating this here today, Additional Chief Secretary, Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Department, Mr. Sanjeev Kaushal, said that 182 farmers in Ratia, 76 in Siwan, and 231 in Guhla have so far applied for construction of recharge shafts. Similarly, 55 farmers have applied in Pipli, 426 in Shahabad, 47 in Babain, 108 in Ismailabad, and 52 in Sirsa.

While number of applications received so far has surpassed the number of structures allotted to blocks Ratia, Siwan, Guhla, Shahabad and Ismailabad, the officials of the Department are encouraging more farmers in blocks Pipli, Sirsa and Babain to register under the scheme, he added.

He said that the State Government had decided to construct 1,000 recharge shafts in eight water-stressed blocks, namely Ratia (district Fatehabad), Siwan and Guhla (district Kaithal), Pipli, Shahabad, Babain and Ismailabad (district Kurukshetra) and Sirsa (district Sirsa), where the groundwater level is below 40 metres, and had invited farmers in these blocks to apply for the same on the ‘Mera Pani – Meri Virasat’ portal. The project would cost around Rs. 32.33 crore.

Mr. Kaushal said that the water-stressed and flood-prone Shahabad, Guhla and Ratia blocks have been selected on pilot basis for construction of 100 recharge shaft structures in each block, on farmer's field as well as on Panchayat lands. The flood-prone villages of these blocks with water table depth of more than 40 metres would be selected for construction of the structures. The villages namely Bhagal, Balbehra and Ratta Khera, Kuran of block Guhla with water table depth between 35.42 metres and 39.20 metres have also been included under the scheme for construction of recharge shaft structures, he added.

He said that the farmer would pay ten per cent of the total cost or a maximum of Rs. 10,000 as contribution for construction of recharge structure at his field at the time of submission of application or he may give his consent to maintain the structure, in which case, the total cost of the structure would be borne by the Government.

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Farmers need not worry about locust swarms as the government and administration is with the farmers supporting them in this hour of crisis.

Chandigarh, July 13 - Haryana Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment, Mr. Om Prakash Yadav said that farmers need not worry about locust swarms as the government and administration is with the farmers supporting them in this hour of crisis. The Minister today examined the work of spraying being done by the Agriculture Department in village Daroli, Sesoth and Kurahwta in Mahendragarh constituency and other villages affected by locust.

Mr. Yadav said that as per the directions of Haryana Chief Minister, Mr. Manohar Lal, reports of losses caused by the locust swarms have been sought and special girdawari will be conducted wherever the damage is more. The Minister of State also directed the authorities concerned to provide immediate relief to the farmers by spraying medicines in the affected areas. He added that the farmers will get the required medicines from the Agriculture Department. District Deputy Commissioner Mr. R.K. Singh will also be present on the occasion.