Applications for National Teacher Award-2020.

Chandigarh, 27 June – Ministry of Human Resource Development, has invited applications for National Teacher Award-2020. The applications can be sent on the Ministry’s official website https://mhrd.gov.in and http://nationalawardstoteachers.mhrd.gov.in till July 6 2020.

Sharing more information, an official spokesman said that on behalf of Director Secondary Education Department, Haryana, all District Education Officers, District Elementary Education Officers, Principals of GETTI/DIET/BITE and Director SCERT Gurugram has been directed that only regular teachers and principals can apply for this award. He further said that maximum three eligible teachers name can be recommended from each district.

According to the spokesperson, the Department Director has further directed that the application forms of eligible teachers must be sent before June 30, 2020, by 5 pm, to the Directorate’s coordination-1 branch, after this no correspondence/documents will be accepted.

Chandigarh June 27: Giving a big sigh of relief to all those heading from peripheral areas towards city outskirts to work, Haryana Government has decided to formulate a new scheme in which around 50,000 houses would be built in the periphery of the municipal limits. As per the scheme, houses will be given on a freehold or leasehold basis to all such people travelling every day from far-flung places of periphery areas to their workplaces. The scheme will be formulated with a buyback option, in which the owner at any given point of time will have an option to sell the same house back to the Government.

A decision to this regard was taken in the review meeting chaired by Chief Minister, Mr. Manohar Lal of ‘Housing for all’ department held here today.

The Chief Minister while, empathizing with the problem of all such commuters travelling a distance of several kilometers to reach their desired work destinations, said, “The purpose of this scheme is to provide housing facilities to all such people who presently have to travel long distances to reach their working destination. However, with the construction of these houses they will get housing facilities to stay nearby their work area.”

In order to promote Industries in Haryana, it was also decided to allow 10 percent of FAR for housing on industrial plots for entrepreneurs to set up industries in the State, so that entrepreneurs can arrange accommodation facilities for their workers within the industry premises. Besides this, it was further decided that a similar provision will also be made for the industrial plots located in the Industrial Estates of Haryana State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation (HSIIDC) for the same purpose.

Meanwhile Haryana State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation will also construct houses for the Industrial Units, which will be given to them on rental basis to accommodate their workers.

In the meeting, Haryana Chief Secretary, Mrs. Keshni Anand Arora, Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, Mr. Rajesh Khullar, Additional Chief Secretary Housing Department, Mr. T.C. Gupta, Principal Secretary Development and Panchayat, Mr. Sudhir Rajpal, Principal Secretary, Labour Department, Mr. Vineet Garg, Principal Secretary, Town and Country Planning and Industries and Commerce Departments, Mr. Apoorva Kumar Singh, Deputy Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, Mrs. Ashima Brar, Managing Director, Haryana State Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation, Mr. Anurag Agarwal were present.

Chandigarh, June 27: Haryana Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Minister, Mr. JP Dalal visited the fields of village Bohatwas Bhondu and Parkhotampur in Jatusana block of the district Rewari at 7 am today and reviewed the steps taken to prevent locust attack on crops.

The Agriculture Minister assured the farmers that they do not need to panic as the State Government stands with them and the damage done to crops due to locust attack is being assessed by the administration.

Mr. Dalal said that since the locust had entered India from Pakistan about six months ago, the Haryana government had started advance preparations to deal with the locust attack. The locust first made their way to Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh and now have entered Haryana. He said that the State Government has made extensive arrangements to protect the crops of farmers.

Deputy Commissioner, Rewari, Mr. Yashendra Singh apprised the Agriculture Minister that the locusts had entered district Rewari from district Mahendragarh at around 5 pm on Friday and stayed in the villages around Jatusana at night. All the preparations had already been done by the administration. Fire tenders, spray machines, mounted tractors were provided for spraying the medicine. A control room was set up to provide advance information to the farmers and munadi was also done in the villages. Experts were called from the Central Government and the Centre has also sent two spraying machines.

He also said that there has been a lot of relief due to advance preparations and spray has succeeded in killing about 30 to 35 percent locusts. The locust was spread over ten kilometers in length and six kilometers in width, he added.

During this time MLA, Mr. Laxman Singh Yadav also accompanied him to assess the situation.

Chandigarh, June 27 – Haryana Government has clarified that the all the clerks whether appointed before or after September 19, 2019, who have not completed minimum three months’ computer course before this date have to now acquire the certificate of computer course of six months or more for exemption from State Eligibility Test in Computer Appreciation and Application (SETC) Part-I.

Giving this information here today, an official spokesperson said that employees who have obtained a certificate of three months’ computer course from HKCL or NIELIT etc. before September 19, 2019 stand exempted from SETC Part-I. The requirement of obtaining a certificate of computer course of six months duration will be prospective in nature.

He informed that clerks who have completed a computer course of three months before September 19, 2019 are entitled to exemption if the same has not been granted earlier. In addition, clerks who have completed three months’ computer course before this date will also be entitled for reimbursement of fees of Rs 3500.

Chandigarh, June 27 – Haryana Government has issued posting and transfer orders of two HCS officers.

Dr. Kiran Singh, Sub-Divisional Officer (Civil) of Shahbad, and Member Secretary of the Vimukt Ghumantu Jati Vikas Board has been given the additional charge of Managing Director of Cooperative Sugar Mill, Shahabad.

Mr. Rajesh Koth, Sub Divisional Officer (Civil), Uchana Kalan has been given the charge of Managing Director of Cooperative Sugar Mill, Jind in addition to his present duties.

Chandigarh, June 27- Under its ongoing operation to check the drug menace, Haryana Police have arrested 1700 accused under NDPS Act during the past 19 months in Sirsa district alone.

Giving this information here today, a Haryana Police spokesperson informed that Police, during the past 19 months, have registered 1015 cases and arrested 1700 accused on the charges of drug peddling in Sirsa, where a huge quantity of narcotics worth crores of rupees had been confiscated under a special drive to nail drug peddlers.

He said that as many as 15 kg 25 gram 766 milligram heroin, 3641 kg 337 gram poppy husk, 53 kg 871 kg opium, 35 kg 206 gram ganja, 8,81,980 tablets under the category of prohibited medicine and over 1.54 lakh prohibited capsules were seized from the possession of arrested accused between November 24, 2018 and June 25, 2020. The special drive is in line with the government’s commitment to make Haryana a drug-free state.

He informed that crackdown on those involved in peddling drugs is being conducted on a daily basis in the entire state especially in the districts sharing borders with neighboring states. The citizens are also supplementing the efforts of the police in tightening the noose on those involved in peddling of drugs.

Meanwhile, the Director General of Police, Haryana, Mr Manoj Yadava lauded the efforts of the district Superintendent of Police, Dr Arun Singh and his entire team for freeing the district of drug menace. He also urged the people to come forward fearlessly and share information against the sale, consumption and use of drugs with the police.

In addition to the stringent action against the persons involved in drug-peddling, Police is also making the general public aware of the ill-effects of drug addiction.

Chandigarh, 27 June – To bridge the skill gap between academia and industry, the Department of Electronics Engineering of J.C. Bose University of Science and Technology, YMCA, Faridabad organized a week long online Faculty Development Program (FDP) on Industry – Academia Convergence: “Bridging the Skill Gap”.
The Program was inaugurated by Vic Chancellor Prof Dinesh Kumar and Chief Guest of the inaugural session Vice Chancellor of Shri Vishwakarma Skill University, Mr Raj Nehru.

In his address, Prof. Dinesh Kumar laid emphasis on skill development of the students, improving Research quality and building centers of excellence in the academic institutes so that the young graduates can easily fit in the real world of work environment

Speaking the occasion, Mr Raj Nehru highlighted various issues and said that not just the students but also teachers should have practical and industry experience for better connect with the students.

The program with its befitting title and futuristic vision was able to entice audience not just from 12 different colleges of Haryana but also from Chennai, Kanpur, Banaras, Lucknow and Ghaziabad.

Similarly, a four-day webinar series on Career Counselling organized by the Department of Liberal Arts and Media Studies in association with Career and Counselling Cell of J.C. Bose University of Science and Technology, YMCA, Faridabad concluded. Over 80 students actively joined the webinar.

The webinar focussed onto enlightening students with the career choices in the field of “Animation and Multimedia Technology” and how it could open wide doors for students like a student pursuing a degree course in animation could pursue a job role such as Graphic designer, 2D and 3D Animator, Visualizer, Web Designer and many more.

The Importance of Animation and impact of Videos on young minds were also elaborated in the webinar.

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