Haryana Deputy Chief Minister, Mr. Dushyant Chautala said that there is a target to invest about Rs 10,000 crore in seven 'Special Economic Zones' in the State

Chandigarh, August 12- Haryana Deputy Chief Minister, Mr. Dushyant Chautala said that there is a target to invest about Rs 10,000 crore in seven 'Special Economic Zones' in the State which will create employment opportunities for one lakh youth.

He said that better infrastructure has been prepared to promote industries in the state, so that maximum foreign investment can be brought to Haryana. He said that discussions regarding investment have been held with many multinational companies including Enterprise Singapore, Flipkart, GLS Films, IKEA, ATL Group, Sembcorp Singapore, and DCM Textiles among others through webinars during COVID-19. During the discussions, representatives of the mentioned companies evinced great interest, he added.

Mr. Dushyant Chautala said that the environment for setting up industries in Haryana with foreign investment is conducive. In terms of Ease of Doing Business, Haryana ranks first in North India and third in the country and Haryana Government aims to take the state to the top. He said that 34 industrial estates have been developed by Haryana State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation (HSIIDC) to set up industries in the state, including more than 1100 different industrial plots are available at IMT Faridabad, Bawal, Manesar, Panipat, and Gurugram.

He said that Haryana is leading in the field of Capital Goods Manufacturer in the country and for this Bawal and Manesar region are playing an important role. Apart from this, main industrial corridors are being developed on Delhi-Mumbai and Amritsar-Kolkata Expressway and Kundli-Manesar-Palwal Expressway which will cover the entire state and connect industrial units to hubs and ports.

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Haryana Forest and Environment Minister, Mr. Kanwar Pal said that due to increasing pollution, it is very important to increase the forest area while maintaining ecological balance.

Chandigarh, August 12 - Haryana Forest and Environment Minister, Mr. Kanwar Pal said that due to increasing pollution, it is very important to increase the forest area while maintaining ecological balance. People should take pledge to plant at least two saplings on Van Mahotsav which is celebrated every year during the monsoon season.
In a statement issued here today, Mr. Kanwar Pal said that Van Mahotsav and Wildlife Protection week is organized every year by the Forest Department to make people aware of importance of forests.
The Forest Minister said that a target has been set up to increase forest area from 7 to 20 percent in the State, under which about 1.25 crore saplings will be planted by this year. Besides this, 'Covid Vatika' would be set up across 1100 villages in the State in which medicinal plants would be grown.
He said that the State Government has been taking concrete steps in view of conservation and rehabilitation of endangered wildlife species. Peacock & Chinkara Breeding Centre has been set up in reserve forest area at Jhabuwa in district Rewari.
Similarly, to prevent the extinction of vultures and to increase their number, India's first 'Vulture Conservation and Breeding Centre' has been set up in Pinjore. Red jungle fowl rooster species have been successfully breeding at the Pheasant Breeding Centre, Morni. 'Chinkara Breeding Centre' has been set up in Kairu village of district Bhiwani and Crocodile Breeding Centre has been set up at Bhaur Saidan. Besides this, Forest Department has also started a scheme for adoption of birds and animals.

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Haryana Power, New & Renewable Energy Minister, Mr. Ranjit Singh said that roads play a significant role and reflect the development of an area.

Chandigarh, August 12 – Haryana Power, New & Renewable Energy Minister, Mr. Ranjit Singh said that roads play a significant role and reflect the development of an area.

Elaborating on it further he said that the movement of traffic is smooth on well-maintained roads, thus it saves time and money of the people as well.
The Power Minister was today addressing the villagers from Balasar village of Sirsa district. He said that an amount of Rs. 7.20 crore will be spent on developing the roads starting from Kasba Rania via Kharian to Balasar to Nakora. While an amount of Rs. 2.30 crore will be spent on the work of broadening of approach road from Balasar to Rania. He assured the people of the area that there will be no dearth of developmental works in the area.
Redressing the issue of water shortage in Rania, he said that with an aim to resolve the water problem in the area a big project worth Rs 50 crore has been planned which will be implemented soon. He further added that every effort is being made to ensure availability of basic facilities like education, health in the area so that Balasar village of Sirsa comes up as one of the developed places in the region.

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In a bid to stop farmers from burning crop residue In Haryana, subsidy will be provided to them on crop residue management equipment.

Chandigarh August, 12: In a bid to stop farmers from burning crop residue In Haryana, subsidy will be provided to them on crop residue management equipment. Farmers can send their applications till August, 21, 2020 on the portal www.agriharyanacrm.com of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Department.

Sharing more details, Director General, Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Department, Mr. Vijay Singh Dahiya said that under the 'In Situ Crop Residue Management' scheme of the Central Government, for crop residue management in various districts of the State, subsidy will be given on super Straw Management System, Happy Seeder Machine, Paddy Straw Chopper, Threader Mulcher For Crop Residue, Reversible MB Plough, Super Seeder, Zero Till Drill Machine and Bailor Rack Reaper (Tractor Mounted Reaper Binder, Self Propelled Reaper Binder).

He said that if the number of applications received is more than expected, then selection of the beneficiaries will be done through draw/lottery system. A farmer beneficiary will be eligible for getting subsidy for a maximum of three different types of agricultural machinery (1 each). The subsidy available on each agricultural machine will be 50 percent of the maximum value fixed by the Government of India or the maximum subsidy amount fixed by the Government of India (whichever is less).

He said that it is compulsory to purchase these equipments from agricultural machinery manufacturers authorized and listed by the Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Department, Haryana.

Besides this, for setting up of Custom Hiring Centre, 80 percent subsidy will be given to Panchayat, FPOs / Registered Farmer Societies / Cooperative Societies for buying the above mentioned crop residue equipments and online applications for the same has been invited. Detailed information about this is available on the website of the department at www.agriharyana.gov.in.

He said that for more information about this scheme, farmers can contact the office of the concerned Deputy Director Agriculture and Assistant Agriculture Engineer, or can call at toll-free number 18001802117 / 0172-2521900.

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Haryana Government has posted four IAS officers of 2018 batch on completion of their training as Sub Divisional Officers. Besides this, two IAS officers of 2016 batch have been posted as Additional Deputy Commissioners upon completion of their tenure as Sub Divisional Magistrates.
Chandigarh, August 12: Haryana Government has posted four IAS officers of 2018 batch on completion of their training as Sub Divisional Officers. Besides this, two IAS officers of 2016 batch have been posted as Additional Deputy Commissioners upon completion of their tenure as Sub Divisional Magistrates.
Giving more information in this regard an official spokesman said that the 2018 Batch IAS officers who have been posted as Sub Divisional Officers include Mr. Akhil Pilani who has been posted as Sub Divisional Officer (Civil) Thanesar, besides, Ms. Aprajita has been posted as Sub Divisional Officer (Civil) Ballabgarh, Mr. Ayush Sinha has been posted as Sub Divisional Officer (Civil) Karnal and Mr. Sachin Gupta has been posted as Sub Divisional Officer (Civil), Ambala.
The 2016 batch officers who have been assigned new postings include Mr. Rahul Narwal, Sub Divisional Officer (Civil) Beri who has been posted as Additional Deputy Commissioner and Secretary, RTA, Bhiwani and Mr. Abhishek Meena, Sub Divisional Officer (Civil) Meham who has been posted as Additional Deputy Commissioner and Secretary, RTA, Mahendragarh.
Similarly, Ms. Preeti, 2015 batch IAS officer who is currently posted as Additional Deputy Commissioner Bhiwani and Secretary RTA Bhiwani has been posted as Additional Deputy Commissioner and Secretary RTA Ambala.
Four HCS officers including Mr. Ravinder Yadav, 2013 batch officer who is currently posted as Sub Divisional Officer(Civil) Rewari has now been posted as Sub Divisional Officer (Civil) Beri. Ms. Belina, 2016 batch officer, who is currently posted as Sub Divisional Officer (Civil) Ballabgarh has now been posted as Sub Divisional Officer (Civil) Hansi. Mr. Jitender Singh, 2019 batch officer who is currently posted as Sub Divisional Officer (Civil), Hansi, has been now posted as Sub Divisional Officer (Civil), Meham and Mr. Manoj Kumar, 2019 batch officer has been posted as Sub Divisional Officer (Civil), Rewari.
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Haryana Government has posted 11 IAS and HCS officers as District Municipal Commissioners against newly created posts with the aim of speeding up the work of all Municipal Committees and Councils in the state.

Chandigarh, August 12: Haryana Government has posted 11 IAS and HCS officers as District Municipal Commissioners against newly created posts with the aim of speeding up the work of all Municipal Committees and Councils in the state.
The three IAS officers who have been so posted include Mr. Jai Krishan Abhir as District Municipal Commissioner, Mahendragarh, Ms. Sangeeta Tetarwal, Managing Director Haryana Women Development Corporation Limited as District Municipal Commissioner, Sirsa and Ms. Monika Gupta, Additional Chief Executive Officer, Smart City Faridabad and Chief Executive Officer, Faridabad City Transport Service Limited as District Municipal Commissioner, Palwal.
Similarly, 8 HCS officer who have been so posted include, Mr. Dinesh Singh Yadav, Additional Director (Admn.), Higher Education, Nodal Officer, Grievances as District Municipal Commissioner Rewari, Mr. Munish Nagpal, Additional Deputy Commissioner, Mahendragarh and Secretary, RTA, Mahendragarh as District Municipal Commissioner, Nuh, Mr. Kuldhir Singh, Additional Director (Admn.) Agriculture and Special Secretary, Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare Department as District Municipal Commissioner Kaithal, Ms. Ashima Sangwan, Joint Chief Executive Officer, Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority, Gurugram as District Municipal Commissioner, Jhajjar, Ms. Amrita Singh, Additional Director(Admn.) Health Services as District Municipal Commissioner, Bhiwani, Mr. Samwartak Singh Khangwal, Additional Transport Commissioner as District Municipal Commissioner, Fatehabad, Dr. Sushil Kumar, Zonal Administrator, HSAMB, Karnal as District Municipal Commissioner Jind and Mr. Narender Pal Malik, Sub Divisional Officer, Karnal has been posted as District Municipal Commissioner, Kurukshetra.
These District Municipal Commissioners have been bestowed with many powers currently being exercised by the Deputy Commissioners and Director Urban Local Bodies Department over the Municipal Committees and Councils.
In the remaining 10 districts the commissioners of the Municipal Corporations will act as the District Municipal Commissioners in addition to their present duties.
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Haryana Directorate of School Education has invited online applications for ‘Super-100 Programme’.

Chandigarh, August 12 – Haryana Directorate of School Education has invited online applications for ‘Super-100 Programme’. The registrations for the said programme are open from August 13, 2020, to August 20, 2020.
The examination of the programme will be conducted online on August 23, 2020, and August 24, 2020.
Sharing details in this regard, an official spokesperson said that those students of government schools who have scored 80 per cent marks or above in Class 10th and have opted for Science stream in Class 11th, and are interested in participating in ‘Super-100 Programme’ can register themselves online from August 13, 2020.