Haryana Chief Minister, Mr. Manohar Lal in a meeting presided by Union Minister of Home Affairs, Mr. Amit Shah from Delhi, regarding spreading of COVID-19 in Delhi and NCR Region

Haryana Chief Minister, Mr. Manohar Lal in a meeting presided by Union Minister of Home Affairs, Mr. Amit Shah from Delhi, regarding spreading of COVID-19 in Delhi and NCR Region, through video conferencing at Chandigarh on July 2, 2020. Deputy Chief Minister, Mr. Dushyant Chautala and Chief Secretary, Mrs. Keshni Arora are also seen in the picture.

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The 18th meeting of Shri Mata Mansa Devi Shrine Board (SMMDSB), Panchkula which held under the Chairmanship of Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal here

Chandigarh, July 2- The 18th meeting of Shri Mata Mansa Devi Shrine Board (SMMDSB), Panchkula which held under the Chairmanship of Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal here today approved various new works worth of about Rs 45 crore including establishment of a Diagnostic Centre with OPD facility in the Shri Mata Mansa Devi Shrine premises to provide treatment facilities to the people on subsidized rates. Besides this, the Chief Minister also directed to explore the possibility of transferring additional 10 acres of adjoining and unutilized land of Haryana Shehri Vikas Pradhikaran (HSVP) to SMMDSB for providing amenities to the devotees in a planned manner.

A total of 25 agenda items were taken up in the meeting. Speaker Vidhan Sabha, Mr Gian Chand Gupta and Chief Secretary, Mrs Keshni Arora were also present in the meeting.

The Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal who is also the Chairman of the Shri Mata Mansa Devi Shrine Board directed the concerned officers to start the process for the construction of building of Diagnostic Centre at the earliest. He said that besides the retired doctors, services of medical practitioners associated with different NGOs should also be taken for providing medical facilities to those visiting the Diagnostic Centre which would come up on land measuring 4 Kanal and 6 Marla. The Diagnostic Centre which would be built, managed and run by the Shri Mata Mansa Devi Shrine Board would be equipped with all modern and latest facilities. The treatment and test facilities in the Diagnostic Centre would be provided on the subsidized rates.

While reviewing the progress of work for the setting up of Sanskrit College in Shri Mata Mansa Devi Shrine Complex, Mr Manohar Lal directed the Higher Education Department to take possession of land at the earliest and initiate the process for the construction of the building. The Sanskrit College which would be named as Shri Mata Mansa Devi Sanskrit Mahavidhylaya would come up over 2.10 acres of land. It was informed that the admission process would be started from the coming session and till the time the building of Sanskrit Mahavidhylaya is constructed, classes would be started in vacant hall at upper ground floor of Shri Mata Mansa Devi Dharmarth Bhandara Committee.

He also issued directions for taking up the matter with the Ministry of Ayush, Government of India for setting up of National Institute of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy at Shri Mata Mansa Devi Shrine Complex. The Shrine Board has provided 20 acres of land in its complex for the setting up the institute to the Ministry of Ayush. The Prime Minister, Mr Narendra Modi had laid the foundation stone of this project last year and it entails an expenditure of Rs 278.66 crore.

It was also decided in the meeting that a second entry would also be opened in the Shri Mata Mansa Devi Temple for open view and darshan. At present, the queues of devotees are formed through an entry shed provided on the right side of the temple. Apart from this decision was also taken for the construction of a shed in Chandivas Mandir near Morni, the work on which would be started next week. Apart from this, retaining or boundary wall of the Mandir would also be constructed. Notably, during his visit to Kali Mata Mandir, Kalka recently, Mr Manohar Lal also visited Chandivas Mandir where he was requested for the construction of a shed and boundary wall in the temple.

It was informed in the meeting that construction work of the new Corridor connecting passage of Main Mansa Devi Temple and Patiala Temple would be completed by October this year at an estimated cost of Rs 1.20 crore. Similarly, the work for the construction of Old Age Home near Laxmi Bhawan premises would be completed by September 2021 with an estimated cost of Rs 10.49 crore. This 5-storeyed building would have the capacity to accommodate 52 persons.

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Haryana Police have confiscated over 552 kg narcotics worth crores of rupees in Fatehabad district alone during the last six months period between January and June 2020.

Chandigarh, July 2– Continuing with its crackdown on drug peddlers, Haryana Police have confiscated over 552 kg narcotics worth crores of rupees in Fatehabad district alone during the last six months period between January and June 2020. Police have also arrested 286 accused by registering 162 cases under NDPS Act.

While stating this here today, a Haryana Police spokesperson informed that large quantity of drugs including 5 kg 759 gram of heroin, 13 kg 185 gram opium, 514 kg 690 gram poppy husk, 18 kg 427 gram ganja and 225 opium plants were seized from the possession of arrested accused.

In addition, police teams have also recovered 53345 tablets/capsules and 82 bottle syrups, fallen under the category of prohibited medicines.

He said that following the Director General of Police (DGP), Haryana Mr Manoj Yadava’s directives, the State Police force acting tough to completely crush the menace of drugs and its distribution network. The district Superintendents of Police have been taking stern action to bust the network of supply chain and tightening the noose on those involved in peddling them in the State.

Apart from taking stern action against those involved in drug peddling, Police is also making the general public aware about the ill effects of drug addiction.

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Haryana State Cooperative Supply and Marketing Federation Limited, (HAFED), has decided to tie-up with Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar to make available good quality Bio-Fertilizers to the farmers and to promote the use of Bio-Fertilizers

Chandigarh, July 2- Keeping in view the larger interest of farmers of the State, Haryana State Cooperative Supply and Marketing Federation Limited, (HAFED), has decided to tie-up with Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar to make available good quality Bio-Fertilizers to the farmers and to promote the use of Bio-Fertilizers for improving soil health as well as boosting Agriculture Production.

Sharing more details in this regard, an official spokesman of HAFED said that use of these Bio-Fertilizers by farmers will lead to better germination for robust and healthy crop growth which will result in saving of 20-25 percent of chemical fertilizers like urea.

He said that the Bio-Fertilizers would be made available through the sale outlets of HAFED, Cooperative Marketing Societies, and PACS under tripartite MoU between HAFED, Haryana Agricultural University, and Habitat Genome Improvement Primary Producer Company.

The spokesman said that good quality Bio-Fertilizers like Azotobactor, Rhizobium and PSB (Phosphorus Solubilising Bacteria) etc are being produced in the Centre of Bio-Fertilizers Production and Technology of Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar under the quality supervision of experts of the University. These Bio-Fertilizers will be sold through the HAFED outlets by arranging on consignment basis, he added.

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Haryana Government has asked all the Administrative Departments to issue necessary instructions to their field officers regarding implementation of Jansahayak Mobile app.

Chandigarh, July 2– Haryana Government has asked all the Administrative Departments to issue necessary instructions to their field officers regarding implementation of Jansahayak Mobile app.

Giving information in this regard, an official spokesman said that all the Administrative Secretaries, Head of Departments, Managing Directors, Divisional Commissioners, Deputy Commissioners and Registrars of Universities were directed to ensure implementation of Jansahayak Mobile App which was launched on April 25, 2020 by Haryana Chief Minister, Mr. Manohar Lal. He said that it is a one-stop mobile app for citizens who wish to seek any kind of services from the state. The Jansahayak application allows citizens to connect Haryana government for multiple services and their request will be submitted to concerned department and their district-level offices.

He added that to make the app operational, various Districts have been provided with login id and passwords. There is a help option for both Citizens and District Administration – they can share their issues or seek support on email id help.jansahayak@gmail.com. The spokesman further informed that the officers concerned have to ensure timely delivery of services to the citizens and it is necessary to fix timeframes for the delivery of services. Accordingly, the TAT (Turn and Around Time) for various services has been fixed. Also, the Field offices of various departments have to follow a certain Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for each service they deliver. Such SOP has been finalized in consultation with the Deputy Commissioners.

The spokesman further added that the departments concerned also have to ensure communication between GAD and the District Administrations, a JanSahayak Support Team has been created at GAD Head Office. This team is in constant touch with District Administrations via Whatsapp Group named ‘JanSahayak – Implementation’. The Whatsapp group will work on pending requests – Escalations, any operational issues/testing/feedback of services, and other communications as per the requirement. In addition, citizen satisfaction and timely delivery of services is to be ensured, all Departments and their constituent Boards/Corporations, as well as field officials, are requested to ensure that the services are delivered within the specified TAT.

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Haryana Government has given, Mr. Alok Mittal, IPS the charge of Officer on Special Duty (OSD)

Chandigarh, July 2- Haryana Government has given, Mr. Alok Mittal, IPS the charge of Officer on Special Duty (OSD) in the Criminal Investigation Department with immediate effect.