FM chairs 2nd meeting of Apex Monitoring Authority of National Industrial Corridor Development Programme

Haryana will be greatly benefited from the completion of two major projects Integrated Multi-Modal logistics hub- Nangal Choudhary and IMC Hisar, Manohar Lal

The work regarding these projects is going at a fast pace, CM tells FM

Chandigarh, May 30- Union Finance Minister, Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday chaired the second meeting of the apex monitoring authority on the National Industrial Corridor Development and Implementation Trust (NICDIT).

Haryana Chief Minister, Sh. Manohar Lal along with the Chief Ministers and Industry Ministers of various states participated in this meeting through video conferencing. Union Commerce and Industry Minister, Sh. Piyush Goyal, Vice Chairperson, NITI Aayog, Sh. Suman Bery and Haryana's Agriculture and Farmers' Minister, Sh. J.P. Dalal also remained present during the meeting.

During the meeting, the Chief Minister shared the progress report of the two big projects of the state namely the Integrated Multi-Modal logistics hub- Nangal Choudhary covering an area of 886 acres and IMC at Hisar covering 1,605 acres.

“The proposed Integrated Multi Modal Logistics Hub at Nangal Chaudhary in Haryana is to be built on 886 acres. The work on road, water and electricity etc. related to this project has started and is expected to be completed by June. A target has been set to soon float the EPC tender for the Internal Rail Yard Infrastructure,” informed Sh. Manohar Lal.

Giving information about the Industrial Manufacturing Cluster (IMC) Hisar to be developed on 1,605 acres of land, the Chief Minister said that in principle approval had been given for the CLU. Environment clearance will also be completed soon. This project is also progressing at a fast pace, informed the Chief Minister.

Sh. Manohar Lal said that the State Government will soon send a DPR for Inland Container Depot at Kalanaur, Yamunanagar to the Centre so that the work on this project can also begin.

The Chief Minister said that the National Industrial Corridor Programme will help industrialisation and logistics in the state, which will lead to economic progress not only for the state but for the country.

A prosperous India is being built under the leadership of Prime Minister, Sh. Narendra Modi. With his vision, 11 industrial corridors are going to be built across the country. Haryana Government is committed to realising the dream of the Prime Minister, added Sh. Manohar Lal.

Chief Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, Sh. D.S Dhesi, Additional Chief Secretary, Agriculture & Farmers Welfare Department, Sh. Sudhir Rajpal, Additional Chief Secretary, Industries & Commerce Department, Sh. Anand Mohan Sharan, Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, Sh. V. Umashankar, Director General, Industries & Commerce Department, Sh. Shekhar Vidyarthi, Managing Director, Haryana State Industrial & Infrastructure Development Corporation, Sh. Yash Garg also remained present in the meeting.


Energy Minister Takes Swift Action Against Misconduct of Private Bus Operators Towards Girls, Orders FIR and Bus Seizure

Chandigarh, May 30 –Haryana Energy Minister, Mr. Ranjit Singh took prompt action in response to a complaint lodged by female students of College of Nursing, Safidon, Jind. The complaint highlighted the misconduct of private bus operators who refused to halt the bus and mistreated the girls. During the Public Relations and Redressal Committee meeting held in Jind, the Minister swiftly directed the Superintendent of Police to file an FIR against the responsible driver and operator, and also instructed them to seize the bus without delay.

To enhance the safety of women and curb instances of miscreant activities within the district, the Energy Minister has issued a directive to the Superintendent of Police, Jind. The directive entails the implementation of continuous patrolling in parks, women's colleges, and other educational institutions. This proactive measure is aimed at fostering a secure environment for women and acting as a deterrent for potential offenders, he added.

The Minister vehemently denounced the Executive Officer (EO) of Jind Municipal Council for their negligence in addressing pending complaints and swiftly took action by ordering the immediate suspension of the EO. Additionally, a vigilance inquiry has been initiated to thoroughly investigate the matter.

Furthermore, in response to a complaint raised by the Sarpanch of Manoharpur village regarding electric poles in the seasonal market, the Energy Minister instructed officials from the electricity department to collaborate with the gram panchayat to resolve the issue.

The Energy Minister's resolute commitment to addressing public concerns and taking prompt action exemplifies the government's unwavering dedication to effective governance and the well-being of its citizens.

During the meeting, a total of 16 complaints were brought before the Minister, and he demonstrated remarkable efficiency by resolving 14 of them on the spot.================================

JC Bose University announces admission schedule with key provisions of NEP-2020

The university introduced three and four-year undergraduate degree programs

Allowing students the flexibility of Multiple Entry and Exit options

Opportunity to opt for a Minor-Degree program along with Major-Degree

Admissions are open for all certificate, diploma, and undergraduate and postgraduate courses, except B.Tech.

The last date for online application is June 20, 2023, Introduced new course of B.Sc. (Visual Communication and Multimedia Technology)

Chandigarh, May 30 – J.C. Bose University of Science and Technology, YMCA, Faridabad has announced its admission schedule for the academic year 2023-24, incorporating key provisions of the National Education Policy (NEP 2020). The University has invited online application forms for various certificates, diplomas, and undergraduate and postgraduate courses through the admission portal. The last date for submission of online application forms is June 20, 2023.

In a significant stride, the University has introduced three and four-year undergraduate degree programs, aligned with the provisions of NEP-2020, allowing students the flexibility of Multiple Entry and Exit options. Students now have the opportunity to pursue a 4-year undergraduate degree in honours and honours with research. However, a three-year undergraduate degree option will be available for students. Also, students can choose any minor-degree program offered by the University along with their major degree. The NEP will be implemented across all affiliated colleges of the University starting from the 2023-24 session. Moreover, the University has introduced a new course, B.Sc. (Visual Communication and Multimedia Technology), from the upcoming session.

Describing the new initiative as a student-centric approach, Vice-Chancellor Prof. Sushil Kumar Tomar said that the new initiatives will provide students with greater flexibility and diverse options in their educational journey. By providing options for honours, honours with research, and the inclusion of minor-degree programs, the University is empowering students to tailor their education to suit their passions and professional goals. We believe that this flexibility will enhance the learning experience and provide students with a competitive edge in the dynamic job market. The University is committed to implementing the NEP 2020 and ensuring a holistic and inclusive education for our students, he added.

Prof. Ashutosh Nigam, Director (Admission), elucidated the admission offerings for the session 2023-24, encompassing more than 60 courses, including Certificate, Diploma, undergraduate, and postgraduate programs.

Detailing the NEP initiative, he highlighted that students pursuing three and four-year undergraduate degree programs will have Multiple Entry and Exit options. Upon completion of the first year, students opting to exit will be awarded a UG certificate. Similarly, those exiting after the second year will receive a UG diploma. However, students will have to complete one vocational course of 4 credits each during the summer vacation of the first and second year. Students undertaking a 3-year UG program will be awarded a UG Degree in the Major discipline after successfully meeting the minimum credit requirements. Students who choose to exit will have the option to re-enter the degree program within three years and complete it within a maximum period of seven years.

Prof. Nigam further revealed that a four-year UG Honors degree in the major discipline will be conferred upon students who successfully complete the 4-year degree program, meeting the minimum credit requirements. Those attaining 75 per cent and above marks in the first six semesters will be provided with the opportunity to undertake research at the undergraduate level during the fourth year. Under the guidance of a faculty member, they will work on a research project or dissertation in their major discipline, fulfilling the minimum credit requirements.

He clarified that admission to all B.Tech courses will be done only through online counselling conducted by the Haryana State Technical Education Society (HSTES) and its schedule will be available at the HSTES website: However, admission to all UG courses related to Science, Management, Arts and all PG courses will be done at the University level. The admission to UG courses will be made on the basis of the merit of the last qualifying examination whereas at PG Level, the University will conduct an entrance exam.

The University has also launched an admission helpline number 7428954273 and e-mail for inquiries related to admissions. The admission brochure with all information related to eligibility criteria and the number of seats can be downloaded from the University website


Haryana CS asked Departments to update the HRMS

Chandigarh May 30 : The Haryana Government has directed all Managing Directors, Chief Administrators of Boards, Corporations, and Registrars of Universities to adopt Human Resources Management System application (HRMS) and update the data of their employees using the HRMS application by 30th June 2023.

In a written communication addressed to all Administrative Secretaries, the Chief Secretary stated that it has been noted that certain Boards, Corporations, and Universities have not yet adopted the Human Resources Management System application (HRMS) and have not updated the data of their employees accordingly. He urged them to ensure the strict compliance of these instructions in both letter and spirit.



The Haryana Government invites Nominations for Padma Awards till August 15

Chandigarh, May 30- The Haryana Government has invited nominations for recommendations of esteemed Padma Awards, including Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan, and Padma Shri till August 15, 2023. These awards hold significance as they are among the highest civilian honours and will be given on the occasion of Republic Day, January 26, 2024.

Giving information in this regard, an official spokesperson said that the recommendations for the Padma Awards should be sent to the Political Branch by August 15, 2023. Only nominations submitted online will be considered, and any received after the deadline will not be taken into account. He informed that Online nominations/recommendations have been started for the Padma Awards-2024 to be announced on the occasion of Republic Day in the year 2024. The last date for nominations for the Padma Awards is September 15, 2023. Nominations/recommendations for the Padma Awards will be received online at the National Awards Portal

The Padma Awards, namely Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan, and Padma Shri, are recognized as the highest civilian awards of the country. These awards are announced on the occasion of Republic Day to acknowledge exceptional achievements and contributions in various fields such as Arts, Literature, Education, Sports, Medicine, Social Work, Science and Engineering, Public Affairs, Civil Service, Trade and Industry etc. These awards are open to individuals without any discrimination based on race, occupation, position, or gender. Detailed statutes and rules governing the awards can be found on the official website:

He informed that the government is determined to make the Padma Awards People's Padma. Nominating person an explanatory testimonial (maximum 800 words) clearly mentioning the specific and other achievements/services of the recommended person in the concerned field/discipline. A concerted effort should be made to identify talented individuals from among women, weaker sections of the society, Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes, persons with disabilities and selfless service to the society, whose excellence and achievements truly deserve respect.

He further stated detailed information is available on the website of the Ministry of Home Affairs and the Padma Awards portal under the heading Awards and Medals.


Three including UHBVN SDO and LDC arrested for bribery

Chandigarh, May 30 – Haryana Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) has apprehended three individuals, including two officials from the Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (UHBVN), in Karnal district for their involvement in demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 15,000.

Sharing details here today, an ACB spokesperson informed that the arrested accused have been identified as Watan Sedha, a Sub-Divisional Officer (SDO), and Ajay Kumar, an Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC). Both were posted at the UHBVN office in Munak, Karnal district. The third arrested individual is a middleman named Balraj. The ACB Gurugram team has apprehended all the accused.

In this case, the ACB has also registered charges against a Lineman and a Junior Engineer of the UHBVN. The middleman was caught red-handed while accepting the bribe of Rs 15,000. The SDO and LDC were taking the bribe through the middleman in exchange for processing the complainant's Solar Net Metering file.

A case has been filed against the accused at the ACB police station in Karnal. The investigation into the matter is underway.