Haryana Chief Secretary issues directive to secretariat branch officers on energy conservation

The directive underscores the Government's commitment to energy efficiency and safety in public offices

Chandigarh, May 27 : In a significant move to promote energy conservation, especially during the ongoing summer season, Haryana Chief Secretary, Sh TVSN Prasad, has directed all branch officers of the Haryana Civil Secretariat to ensure that electrical appliances are switched off when not in use.

Chief Secretary, Sh Prasad emphasized the moral responsibility of all staff members to conserve energy in their offices. On the other hand, he also warned that any failure to comply with this directive would result in the branch in charge being held accountable.

Sh Prasad during a recent inspection, found several electrical appliances including tube lights, computers, UPS, wall fans, pedestal fans, ceiling fan and air conditioners running unnecessarily. He expressed concern saying that leaving the electrical appliances in running mode needlessly has led to substantial electricity wastage, increased electricity bills, and poses risks of equipment damage and potential fire incidents.

He directed to ensure that all the electric points should be switched off while not in use or leaving the office. This directive underscores the government's commitment to energy efficiency and safety in public offices, aiming to reduce unnecessary electricity consumption and associated risks.

Advisory to mitigate the ill-effects of prevailing heat wave conditions

To mitigate the ill-effects of prevailing heat wave conditions in the State, the Revenue and Disaster Management Department has issued an advisory. The people have been advised to drink sufficient water and as often as possible, even if not thirsty, wear lightweight, light-coloured, loose fitting and porous cotton clothes, use protective goggles, umbrella, pagri/dupatta/hat, shoes or chappals while going out in sun, carry water while travelling, use a hat or an umbrella and also use a damp cloth on head, neck, face and limbs, if work outside, use ORS, home-made drinks like lassi, lemon water, buttermilk, etc. which help to re-hydrate the body, recognize the signs of heat stroke, heat rash or heat cramps such as weakness, dizziness, headache, nausea, sweating and seizures, keep animals in shade and give them plenty of water to drink, keep home cool, use curtains, shutters or sunshade during day, open windows at night, use fans, damp clothing and take bath in cold water frequently, provide cool drinking water near work place, caution workers to avoid direct sunlight, schedule strenuous jobs to cooler times of the day, increase the frequency and length of rest breaks for outdoor activities.

Besides, people have also been advised not to panic, not leave children or pets in parked vehicles, avoid going out in the sun, especially between 12.00 noon and 3.00 p.m. and wearing dark, heavy or tight clothing, strenuous activities when the outside temperature is high, working outside between 12 noon and 3 p.m., cooking during peak hours, avoid alcohol, tea, coffee and carbonated soft drinks, which dehydrate the body, avoid high-protein food and do not eat stale food.


The Government of Uttarakhand has launched a pioneering initiative called the ‘e-Swasthya Dham’ app to improve healthcare and monitoring systems for pilgrims visiting the sacred Char Dham Yatra.

Chandigarh, May 27 - The Government of Uttarakhand has launched a pioneering initiative called the ‘e-Swasthya Dham’ app to improve healthcare and monitoring systems for pilgrims visiting the sacred Char Dham Yatra. This app is a specialized online tool meticulously created to track pilgrims' health status during their yatra.

The ‘e-Swasthya Dham’ app is seamlessly connected with the current Char Dham registration portal. Every devotee is required to register on this app and upload their medical records. The Health Department of the Uttarakhand government will provide onsite health screening for devotees to ensure their well-being throughout the pilgrimage.

Pilgrims can register on this app by visiting https://eswasthyadham.uk.gov.in.


Haryana Agricultural University receives design rights for ‘Motile Cattle Feeding Trolley’

Chandigarh, May 27 - Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University (CCSHAU), Hisar has received design rights for the 'Motile Cattle Feeding Trolley' product for ten years. This product was given registration number 371981-001 in the design certificate issued by the Indian Patent Office. 'Motile Cattle Feeding Trolley' was designed by a research scholar Khushbu under the supervision of the Director, Human Resource Management, Dr. Manju Mehta. Vice Chancellor Prof. B.R. Kamboj congratulated them on this achievement.

Motile Cattle Feeding Trolley:

It is often observed that people face difficulty in feeding cattle in animal husbandry. Therefore, a suitable tool is needed for this task. Keeping this in mind, the 'Mobile Cattle Feeding Trolley' has been made. The trolley is made of iron sheet and rubber and can easily lift the feed as it is equipped with a wheel. So that there is no need to carry the load of the feed. Due to tyre, fodder can be easily transported from one place to another. It can be used not only for feeding but also for providing water to the animals. Handles are provided in the trolley, which makes the trolley easy to grip and reduces hand fatigue. Using 'Motile cattle feeding trolley' will enhance people's efficiency and will also save their time and energy.


Haryana Police: Epitome of Service Reunite Missing Man with Family after 22 Years

Chandigarh, May 27 - Haryana Police Anti-Human Trafficking Unit (AHTU) stands tall as a beacon of hope, exemplifying the spirit of "Service is the Highest Duty." ASI Rajesh Kumar and his team, driven by a deep sense of duty and humanity, are regularly reuniting families torn apart by the loss of loved ones.

In a remarkable feat, ASI Kumar reunited Amit, a man missing for 22 years, with his overjoyed family. Separated at the young age of 7, Amit's relentless search for his family finally bore fruit after years of struggle. With only fragmented memories of an oil mill in his village and the name "Bala Chowk," ASI Kumar embarked on a meticulous investigation using technology and perseverance. Despite initial setbacks, his determination paid off when a villager in Balachaur recognized Amit from a circulated photo.

The reunion was filled with overwhelming emotions. Tears of joy streamed down Amit's mother's face as she embraced her long-lost son after two decades. The entire family expressed their heartfelt gratitude to ASI Kumar, hailing him as a godsend for reuniting them.

This case exemplifies ASI Kumar's unwavering dedication. He has reunited over 800 missing children with their families, driven not just by duty but by a personal mission. His commitment to social service and the immense satisfaction he finds in reuniting families are truly commendable.