Lieutenant Governor announces Rs 25 lakh Ex-gratia to NoK of Jammu and Kashmir jawans who have sacrificed their lives in the service of the nation Inside or outside UT

Unique relaxation to aspirants who had already applied for the withdrawn positions

Seekers should not be misled. We are sensitive to the concerns of our people, our youth: LG

J&K Administration & Center is working to dismantle the terrorism ecosystem in UT Governor:Lt

Educational institutions will be reopened within two weeks: LG

A new industrial development program will bring an investment of over Rs 70,000 to UT

e-Tendering, transparency accelerated project implementation; we plan to complete around 45,000 projects in 2021-22: LG

New policies and rulings will boost J&K’s carpet export to Rs 2000 cr in 5 years, LG says

Announces incentive of Rs 1000 per month for three months for ASHA workers

Jammu, February 12 🙁KNS) Lt. Governor, Manoj Sinha, while interacting with media representatives today at the Convention Center, made important announcements and shared the government’s vision on various development and administrative issues.

In a major decision, the Lieutenant Governor announced Rs 25 lakh as a gratuity in favor of the close relatives of J&K Army Jawans martyred in UT or any other state.

The Lieutenant Governor said that the Jawans of our security forces sacrificed their lives while protecting the territorial integrity of the nation and this decision will end the discriminatory policy towards martyrs.

Speaking on the issue of the removal of positions referred to the PSC/SSB before 31.10.2019, the Lieutenant Governor said that only positions where selections have not been made and results have not been declared have been removed.

In some cases, there are referral positions that have been stuck since 2004. Now the recruitment rules, reservation laws have been changed. Some posts were also transferred to the Union Territory of Ladakh. The removal of these positions was therefore essential to ensure transparent and merit-based recruitments.

He assured that these positions would be re-advertised within two months for accelerated recruitment.

The Lieutenant Governor also announced a one-time easing to aspirants who had already applied for the retired positions. This will ensure equal opportunities for all.

We ensured free, fair and merit-based selections in the recruitment process. The 3,000 Class IV positions on hold will be filled within two months on the basis of merit, he added.

The Lieutenant Governor asked the midshipmen not to be mistaken. We are sensitive to the concerns of our people, of our youth. They can contact my office or the office of any senior officer and their issues will be resolved on merit, the lieutenant governor said.

Responding to a question about JDA action in the Roopnagar area to remove encroachments, the Lieutenant Governor said the action was taken in accordance with the rule of law and instructions from the Honorable High Court .

We are responsible for safeguarding the rights of legitimate and legal beneficiaries of any land, but at the same time the government also has a sympathetic view of the evictees and also considers all aspects of their settlement, he said.

The lieutenant governor warned against miscreants trying to paint a different color on the anti-encroachment campaign and reiterated the UT government’s commitment to protecting the interests of tribal communities.

The government works with dedication for the welfare of tribal communities, which have been neglected for the past seven decades. Implementation of the Forest Rights Act, individual and community rights certificates, transit accommodation, scholarships for tribal students, etc. have brought a new dawn in their lives and we strive to bring the tribal community into the mainstream. We are extending the best educational and medical facilities, in addition to providing sustainable employment opportunities for young people from tribal communities,” he said.

Rs 73 crore has been allocated for Cluster Tribal Model Village. The salary of seasonal teachers has been increased from Rs 4,000 to Rs 10,000. Additionally, 500 tribal youths have been selected for specialized skills development programs and more of these youths will be acquainted with the know-how of skills required for the industries. modern.

Moreover, 100 smart schools have already been launched and another 100 will soon be dedicated to students from the tribal community, he added.

Regarding the government’s efforts to promote industries and business sectors in UT, the Lieutenant Governor said global investors are eager to invest in J&K.

Since independence, J&K had received a meager investment of Rs 14,000 cr, and now the new industrial development program aims to bring more than Rs 70,000 cr of investment into UT, the Lieutenant Governor said.

The Lieutenant Governor observed that online bidding and transparency has accelerated the implementation of the project in UT. Now we expect to complete around 45,000 projects in 2021-22, three times as many as completed in previous years.

About 7 cr 70 lakh income records pages are now in the public domain thanks to the Aapki Zameen Apki Nigrani initiative.

Land Pass Book will be available in three languages ​​– Hindi, Urdu and English so that people can easily get the required information. We have also changed the land use policy to empower farmers.

180 services have been put online and are also connected to a feedback system. We are also putting in place a mechanism to regularly assess the performance of employees to ensure good governance, observed the Lt Governor.

Speaking about the tourism industry and other recent government initiatives, the Lieutenant Governor said J&K UT has become a leader in the tourism industry over the past two and a half years. The rural homestays with OYO Group which have been launched recently in Pahalgam will help build a world standard tourism infrastructure in the rural areas of J&K.

J&K’s government has entered into a cooperative agreement with New Zealand G2G to improve farmer compensation, technology transfer in research and development, and the marketing and value addition of J&K’s sheep products.

We also launched the first of its kind QR code-based mechanism for certification and labeling of J&K’s handmade rugs. New government policies and decisions will also bring J&K’s carpet export to Rs 1000cr in 3 years and it will cross Rs 2000 cr in 5 years from now.

For sports people who bring laurels to UT and for aspiring sports people, we have rolled out the J&K Sports-2022 policy which focuses on creating world-class infrastructure, coaching and various growth opportunities in sports . It also offers government jobs and cash rewards ranging from Rs 10,000 to Rs One crore for outstanding sportsman achievements, the Lieutenant Governor added.

Responding to a question about the government’s strategy for reopening schools and colleges in UT, the Lt. Governor said the pandemic situation has improved and we are moving forward with reopening schools and colleges while ensuring full compliance with SoPs.

The Lieutenant Governor commended the doctors, health workers, paramedics, health department, district administration, and residents of J&K for their efforts in the fight against the covid pandemic.

Appreciating the hard work and dedication of ASHA workers during the covid pandemic and vaccination campaign, the Lieutenant Governor announced an incentive of Rs 1,000 per month for 3 months for the 12,789 ASHA workers .

Responding to a question about the demarcation process, the Lieutenant Governor expressed his full confidence in the Electoral Commission and said the Commission would do the right thing.

The Lieutenant Governor said that we have succeeded in destroying the ecosystem of terrorism. Every citizen must respect the Indian Constitution and the national flag.(KNS)

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