475 SPOs, 131 VDC members killed till October: Govt
Srinagar, Oct 5: Law and Parliamentary Affairs Minister, Ali Muhammad Sagar today said 475 SPOs and 131 VDC members had been killed in militancy incidents up to October 2, 2010.
In terms of J&K Compassionate Appointment Rules, 1994, eligible family member of a civilian, which includes SPO and VDC, who dies during militancy incidents or due to action on the Line of Control/International Border within J&K and is not involved in the militancy related activities, is entitled to Compassionate Appointment, he said in reply to a question of Naresh Kumar Gupta in Legislative Council.
Rs 29.45 lakh distributed among flood hit in Kup: Nasir
Rs 50 lakh has been placed at the disposal of Deputy Commissioner, Kupwara for relief and assistance among families, who have suffered losses due to recent floods, Minister of State for Revenue, Nasir Aslam Wani said adding Rs 29.45 lakh had been disbursed among the affected.
He said additionality of Rs one crore had been released for restoration of the damaged infrastructure.
He said about 706 houses and 48890 kanals of land in 76 villages had been damaged in the district due to floods. The loss caused to damaged houses has been worked out at over Rs 2.62 crore where as losses caused to crop is to the tune of over Rs 6.83 crore. The loss caused to public utilities is of the order of over Rs 75.40 crore, he added.
NREGA allocation enhanced to Rs 500 Cr: Govt
The Government contemplates to enhance the allocation up to Rs 500 crore as against an availability of Rs 208 crore, of which Rs 194 crore has been spent during the current fiscal so far under Mahatma Gandhi NREGA said Minister for Rural Development, Ali Muhammad Sagar while replying supplementaries to a question of Subash Chander Gupta.
Govt to ensure supply of fertilizers: Mir
Sharing the members concern, regarding shortage of fertilizers in Jammu division, the Minister for Agriculture, Ghulam Hassan Mir today assured the House that the Government had already initiated measures to overcome the shortage of fertilizers, adding that adequate stocks of different varieties of fertilizers would be made available for the farmers from October 8. He said the required quantity had already been deposited.
The Minister admitted that there was a delay in the supply of fertilizer in some parts of the State, but the Government had taken note of the situation and assured that in future there would be no shortage of the fertilizer.
Craft teachers, conductresses being filled up: Sakina
Saying that previous Government had banned adhoc, consolidated and contractual appointments in all departments as well as in Social Welfare Department, the Minister for Social Welfare, Ms Sakina Itoo informed the Legislative Assembly that the 50 per cent vacant posts of craft teachers and conductresses had been referred to SSRB for recruitment.
Sub-Centre at Khember underway: Sham Lal
Minister for Health, Mr. Sham Lal today informed the Legislative Assembly that a proposal for establishment of a sub-centre at Khember had been submitted to Planning and Development Department for concurrence.
Infrastructure consolidation, capacity building on in colleges: Malik
Saying that concerted efforts by the Government were being made towards upgradation, diversification and capacity building in Higher Education Department across the State, the Minister for Higher Education, Abdul Gani Malik today said in the Legislative Assembly that filling up of teaching and non-teaching staff besides consolidation of infrastructure especially in newly created degree colleges and universities were underway.
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