Panel constituted for promotion of Urdu language
Srinagar, Sep 28: The Higher Education department has constituted a committee of Urdu scholars to examine the issue of promotion of Urdu language vide Government order No.3/HE of 2011 dated: 03.01.2011.
This was stated by the Minister of State for Tourism and Culture, Nasir Aslam Wani in reply to a question by M Y Taing regarding promotion of Urdu in Legislative Council today.
He said the recommendations of the Committee were examined in the department and it was found that the Committee required to deliberate further on some issues which have been communicated vide letter No. HE/Gen/694/2010 dated: 12.08.2011. However, the recommendations are awaited.
'LADAKH AGRICULTURE VACANT POSTS WILL BE FILLED SOON'
The Minister of State for Agriculture Javed Ahmed Dar today informed the Legislative Council that personnel management in the Agriculture department has not remained a smooth affair as problems have crept in from time to time due to claims, counter claims and litigations between the officers to the extent that no updated seniority lists of the gazetted cadre in the department are available. As a result of this, the department is not able to fill up the vacancies at different levels on regular basis. The department had to do a herculean task of framing the seniority list from 1984. The final seniority list of village extension workers (VEW) as on 18-10-1984, has been issued.
The Minister said the department had also initiated the process for conducting the DPC, but some members of the service have again preferred litigation, as a result of which, the department has not been able to carry forward the DPC exercise. For carrying out the day to day function of the department, the department has to make interim arrangements by assigning the additional charge of the vacant posts, including the available vacancies in Leh district, pending proper placement against the posts in accordance with the J&K Agriculture (Gazetted) services Recruitment Rules. Presently in the gazetted cadre, 05 officers are working in district Leh, who also hold some additional charges of the vacant posts. As and when the department is able to order regularization at different levels, the vacant posts, would be filled up the Minister added.
RS 97.59 CR SCHEMES SANCTIONED FOR KATHUA: JAVED
The Minister of State for R&B, Javed Ahmed Dar today informed the house that 34 schemes costing Rs 9759.14 lakh having length of 240 kilometers have been sanctioned under phase III to VI of PMGSY in Kathua district.
Replying to question of Subash Chander Gupta, the Minister said that the delay in execution of works was caused due to the forest clearance and land acquisition. The matter is vigorously followed with the concerned departments. Every effort is being made to complete the schemes within stipulated time frame.
The Minister said that under PMGSY scheme namely “Janglote to Bhed Blade was approved under Phase IV. The contractor started the work and complete 3.5 Kms of earthwork on the road and stopped the work. The contractor was served with the notices to restart the work but all in vain. Finally the department had terminated the contract and the balance work was retendered through e-tendering four times but no response was received. The work has again been put to e-tendering 5th time and appropriate action will be taken on receipt of healthy response.
Under R&B, 4 roads were held up due to forest clearance for which the matter has been taken up with the forest department for early clearances. He said no projects has been delayed which are under the execution of Economic Reconstruction Agency.
'STEPS UNDER WAY TO ENSURE SMOOTH TRAFFIC FLOW'
The Minister of State for R&B, Javid Ahmed Dar today informed the House that the R&B department has taken various steps which include construction of Bypass at Khanabal with a length of 1.2 kilometer from Botengoo to Harnag in 2010-11 to ensure the smooth flow of traffic. He said that a flyover has been proposed from Jehangir Chowk via Rambagh to Natipora Barzulla bridge under Asian Development Bank funding through Economic Reconstruction Agency. The proposed flyover at the estimated cost of Rs 256.66 crore shall have an overall length of about 2.4 km, which will ease out the traffic jams to a considerable extent.
The Minister was replying to a question of Sheikh Ghulam Rasool in the Legislative Council today
The Minister said that the National Highway I-A is being widened and upgraded by NHAI. He said the Construction of flyover at shalteng has been taken up with NHAI authorities which will solve the traffic congestion problem at Shalteng/HMT crossing.
NO PROPOSAL FOR CREATION OF NEW ADMIN UNITS: NASIR
In reply to a question by Haji Ali Muhammad Bhat, Minister of State for Revenue, Nasir Aslam Wani today informed the Legislative Council that there is no any proposal to grant Tehsil status to block Wakoora.
Referring creation for new Administrative Units in the State, he said the Government has already constituted a Committee headed by Dr.S.S.Bloeria (Rtd.Chief Secretary) which has been revived vide Government Order No: 39-GAD of 2010 on 8-01-2010 and renamed as the “Committee for Examination for New Administrative Units”. He said that the Committee has submitted its report which is under consideration for taken an appropriate action on merits of each recommendation/suggestion made by Committee. He informed that there is a proposal to create 230 more Naib Tehsils, 57 Tehsils and 61CD Blocks which is under examining the report.
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