Employees' functioning and efficiency will be improved - Chief Secretary

Instructions given to maintain complete cleanliness in offices

Also sought suggestions from employees to enhance functioning

Chandigarh, April 2 - Haryana Chief Secretary Sh. TVSN Prasad said that the functioning and efficiency of the employees will be improved to ensure the timely completion of governmental tasks. He also instructed to maintain complete cleanliness in the offices.

The Chief Secretary was assessing the employees performance after conducting a surprise inspection at the Haryana Civil Secretariat today. He said that employees should maintain complete cleanliness in their offices. If they need any kind of infrastructure, then immediately bring it to the notice of their senior officers so that its availability can be ensured.

The Chief Secretary meticulously examined the employees' working system in the Secretariat and gave suggestions for improvement. He said that employees must arrive at the office on time, should not be negligent in their work and should perform their work with full responsibility and accountability. Any instances of negligence will result in disciplinary action. Additionally, he welcomed suggestions from employees to enhance the functioning.

The Chief Secretary stated that the Mission Karmayogi program is being implemented in the state to inspire and educate employees about working with ethics and principles. Over 300,000 employees are set to undergo training aimed at fostering impartial and transparent work practices. This training is expected to significantly enhance the employees' work style.

The Chief Secretary also inspected other branches including Political and Parliamentary Affairs Branch, Cabinet Branch, Human Resources Branch, Services Branch, Training Branch, Chief Minister's Secretariat Branch.

Special Secretary Personnel Sh Prabhjot Singh, Special Secretary Human Resources Sh Aditya Dahiya, Joint Secretary Home Smt Radhika Singh, District Attorney Sh Anil Bhardwaj and many other officers were also present.


ACB Team Arrests Two Accused in Separate Cases

Chandigarh, April 2 - Haryana Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) Gurugram Division team has arrested accused Rajender Singh for his involvement in corruption. A case was registered against the accused on December 9, 2023, under various sections of the Prevention of Corruption Act. The ACB team then confirmed the case and arrested the accused on April 1, 2024.

According to the information received, the accused, along with his accomplice in Gurugram, used to collect monthly payments from trucks and hand them over to the then Motor Vehicle Officer.

Similarly, in another case, the ACB team of Gurugram Division has also arrested GST Inspector Jitender Barwar on charges of bribery. The accused is currently working in the CGST Office, Gurugram. The accused was demanding a bribe from the complainant in exchange for clearing pending government work. One accused has already been arrested in this case.


Providing chemical-free food to future generations is a priority: Prof. B.R. Kamboj

Chandigarh, April 2 - Vice-Chancellor of Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar, Prof. B.R. Kamboj said that ensuring chemical-free food items rich in nutritious elements to future generations is the primary priority of scientists and farmers. For this, he said that farmers should initially adopt organic farming in small areas and gradually expand its area. He called upon the scientists to keep in mind the problems faced in the modern era whenever they do research, considering various natural resources, availability and quality of water, availability of workers, rainfall, organic carbon of the soil, weeds, crop cycle throughout the year.

Prof. Kamboj was addressing the scientific-farmer discussion seminar at the university today. Former members of the management committee C.P. Ahuja, Sharad Batra, and Shivang Batra were also present during the seminar. Progressive farmers practicing organic farming from various districts also participated in the program.

Vice-Chancellor Prof. B.R. Kamboj highlighted the importance of organic farming from its expansion in the modern age. He said that the main objective of the seminar is to understand the problems of farmers engaged in organic farming and to find solutions to them, and to tailor research activities to their needs. The Vice-Chancellor emphasized the need to establish trust and direct communication between farmers engaged in organic farming and consumers to ensure better prices for their products. He stressed the need to create special courses for promoting organic farming, organize more training programmes, and showcase agricultural models prepared by the farming community.

Farmers practicing organic farming should create WhatsApp groups where they can share their problems and solutions so that they can immediately benefit each other, along with exchanging technological advancements.

On this occasion, Additional Research Director Dr. Rajesh Kumar Gera, Media Advisor Dr. Sandeep Arya along with Deputy Director Dr. Surendra Yadav, Joint Director Dr. Suresh Kumar, Dr. Sumit Deshwal, Dr. Suresh Kumar, Dr. Kishore Kumar, Dr. Deepika, Manjit, along with many progressive farmers were also present.


Chaudhary Devi Lal University celebrates 22nd foundation day

Students should use their time wisely and set direction to progress in life: Sardar Harbhajan Singh

Chandigarh, April 2- 'Students should utilise their time wisely and set direction to progress in life. The efforts made by students in their academic lives are useful in every aspect of life. Knowledge and education are broad mediums of transformation.' These thoughts were expressed by Sardar Harbhajan Singh, Chief Strategy and HR at the Xavier Labour Relations Institute, New Delhi, during the 22nd foundation day celebration of Chaudhary Devi Lal University, Sirsa, as the chief guest. The programme was chaired by the university's Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Ajmer Singh Malik.

Sardar Harbhajan Singh said that students should carry out whatever tasks they undertake in their lives with complete dedication and honesty. On this occasion, he not only shared his life experiences but also elaborated on the various methods of short analysis and personality development for students.

Former Director of the Ministry of Rural Development, Dr. Mahipal Panwar as the keynote speaker said that higher education institutions can play an important role in the field of research. He emphasised that research is not only meant to benefit the academic world but also demands the selection of research topics with societal relevance. He discussed various aspects of communication systems and stated that by expressing themselves better, students can achieve success in their lives.

Vice Chancellor Prof. Ajmer Singh Malik said that Chaudhary Devi Lal University is continuously making new efforts towards achieving various standards of higher education. The students of the university are proving their mettle at the national level in every field.