YMCA University of Science and Technology, Faridabad will organise a State Level Workshop on ‘Implementation of Model Curriculum prescribed by AICTE for various Engineering Programmes’ on February 15, 2018.

Chandigarh, 14 February – YMCA University of Science and Technology, Faridabad will organise a State Level Workshop on ‘Implementation of Model Curriculum prescribed by AICTE for various Engineering Programmes’ on February 15, 2018. The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has recently released Model Curriculum for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Degree courses in Engineering & Technology and the workshop has been organised for the better understanding and effective implementation of Model Curriculum prescribed by AICTE.

While giving information in this regard, Dean (Institutions) Dr. Sandeep Grover today said that representatives from all the State Universities and affiliated Colleges have been invited to attend the workshop which will be inaugurated by Smt. Jyoti Arora, IAS, Principal Secretary, Technical Education, Haryana and presided over by Vice Chancellor Prof. Dinesh Kumar.

He said that Prof. Rajive Kumar, Advisor-I (P & AP) from AICTE, New Delhi has been invited as keynote speaker who will apprise about effective implementation strategies of Model Curriculum in the Engineering Colleges. Different expert lecture on the implementation of Model Curriculum for Undergraduate & Postgraduate level will also be organised and issues related to implementation will be discussed during the workshop.

Prof. Grover said that curriculum for engineering and technical courses across the country have recently been revamped by AICTE to meet the demands of the industry. The new curriculum focuses more on the practical aspects by engaging students with laboratory assignments along with the theory. Under the revised curriculum, the number of credits required for theory has been reduced and it has also been made mandatory for the students to intern in the industry for about two to three weeks during the summer vacation so as to enable them to acquire the skills required for jobs. The component of Mandatory Induction Programme and concept of virtual labs has also been introduced, he added.

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Haryana Government has decided to transfer remaining 12 Industrial Estates (IE) of Haryana Shahari Vikas Pradhikaran (HSVP)

Chandigarh, Feb 14 – Haryana Government has decided to transfer remaining 12 Industrial Estates (IE) of Haryana Shahari Vikas Pradhikaran (HSVP) located at Bhiwani, Faridabad, Gurugram, Hisar, Kurukshetra, Murthal, Palwal, Panchkula, Panipat, Rewari, Roz-Ka-Meo and Sirsa, to Haryana State Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation (HSIIDC).

While stating this here today, an official spokesman said that Chief Minister, Mr. Manohar Lal has approved a proposal to this effect.

He said that the Chief Minister had already approved transfer of two industrial estates namely MIE Bahadugarh and Dharuhera of HSVP to HSIIDC.

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Chandigarh, Feb 14 – Haryana Government has notified the Haryana

De-addiction (Amendment) Rules, 2018.

As per the notification, the State Level Committee would comprise official and non-official members. Administrative Secretaries of Health, Social Justice and Empowerment, and Women and Child Development Departments, Director General of Police or his representative not below the rank of Additional Director General of Police and Directors of Social Justice and Empowerment and Higher Education Departments, would be the official members of the committee. The Director General, Health Services would be the Member Secretary of the Committee. The State Level Committee would comprise two representatives of existing NGOs working in the field, two social workers of repute and two representatives of Narcotics Anonymous and Alcoholism Anonymous. The senior most Administrative Secretary would chair the Committee.

The Psychiatry Nursing Homes or Hospitals which are holding License under the Mental Health Act,1987 (Central Act 14 of 1987) and the Central Mental Health Authority Rules, 1990 and are providing treatment and care to substance dependents, would be exempted from obtaining License. They would be governed under the provisions of the Mental Health Act, 1987 (Central Act 14 of 1987), however, they would have to get themselves registered with the Licensing authority and submit data on de-addiction cases in the prescribed proforma, that is, Drug Abuse Monitoring System. They would also be under the preview of the District Level Committee as regards monitoring, supervision and inspection.

The license would be valid for a period of three years from the date of issue unless suspended, revoked or cancelled by the Licensing Authority.

The Licensing Authority may cancel the license if on inspection of the Centre, it is found that the Centre is not adhering to the minimum standards of care as specified in these rules or on receipt of any report of violation of the human rights from the District Level Committee or if any such complaint comes to the notice of the Licensing authority.

The Licensing authority may suspend the License on receipt of report from the District Level Committee of any deficiency in the minimum standards or care or violation of human rights from the date of issue of such suspension orders. The Licensing authority may initiate inquiry within a period of 15 days. Provided that such Centre would be given an opportunity of being heard by the inquiry committee as constituted by the Licensing authority. The Committee would submit its report within a period of one month to the Licensing authority, on receipt of the report the inquiry committee; the Licensing authority would take decision thereon.

The Appellate Authority would hear an appeal of an aggrieved person preferred against the cancellation of license within a period of 30 days from the date of intimation of such cancellation alongwith fee of Rs 300 by way of demand draft payable in favour of Director General Health Services, Haryana.

An applicant may prefer appeal before the Appellate Authority against the order of the Licensing authority in case Grant of license is denied to him in Form III. There would be Appellate Authority comprising of the Administrative Secretaries of Social Justice and Empowerment and Health Departments as Members and Director, Social Justice and Empowerment Department as Member Secretary.

The licenses for Counseling-cum-Rehabilitation Centre would be granted in the name of person incharge along with the institution. Only one license would be granted to a person. The Centres would be maintained with the specified manpower for bed strength of only 15, provided that in case of License exceeding a bed strength of 15 beds, the requisite manpower in multiples of prescribed norms except for a doctor or psychiatrist would be employed. The centre within a year of grant of license would get NABH accreditation for such centres as developed by the Union Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment.

No patient would be admitted to a Centre till he undergoes detoxification from a Psychiatric Nursing Home or Hospital. This fact would be on record as a certificate.

The Drug Addicts Monitoring System (DAMS) proforma as developed by the Government of India would be developed in a software format and the login/password would be issued to much licensed De­addiction or Counseling Centres for the purpose of data assimilation and analysis at the State Level. The software would be developed by the Health Department. The data of DAMS would be maintained by the Health Department and shared with Social Justice and Empowerment Department.

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admission procedure to be adopted for admission to Post Graduate Courses notified

Chandigarh, Feb 14 – The Haryana Government has notified the admission procedure to be adopted for admission to Post Graduate Courses, that is, MD, MS, PG Diploma and MDS for the Academic session 2018-19 in the government, government aided, private medical and dental educational institutions including those under Private University (SGT University, Budhera, Gurugram) in the State.

While stating this here today, an official spokesman said that it has been also notified that in government institutions covered under this Notification, 50 per cent of the seats would be assigned to the All India Merit Category of NEET PG- 2018 and NEET MDS- 2018 and the remaining 50 per cent of the seats would be assigned under the Haryana State Merit Category of NEET PG- 2018 and NEET MDS- 2018.

He said that 25 per cent seats would be reserved (Institutional preference) for the candidates who have passed MBBS or BDS courses from the Institutions located in the State. Similarly, three per cent seats would be reserved for the candidates with locomotor disability of lower limbs (PH category).

The spokesman said that 50 per cent of seats in PG Diploma courses would be reserved for in-service doctors serving under the State Government, Government PSUs and autonomous bodies of the State Government who have served for at least three years in remote or difficult areas notified by the State Government. Candidates for admission to PG Diploma courses under this category would be sponsored by their employer, he added.

It has also been notified that in private institutions covered under this Notification, 50 per cent of the seats would be filled under Open Merit Category and remaining 50 per cent of seats would be filled under the Management category.

He said that Pandit Bhagwat Dayal Sharma University of Health Sciences, Rohtak was authorized to conduct Combined Centralised Counselling as per Merit of NEET PG-2018 and NEET MDS-2018 for admission to all the mentioned instituted in the state.

He said that all the students desirous of seeking admission to these courses would have to get registered online through web portal of Haryana Knowledge Corporation Limited (HKCL). The details of web portal including dates for inviting online applications and counselling schedule would be duly publicized as well as uploaded on the website of Pandit Bhagwat Dayal Sharma University of Health Sciences, Rohtakwww.uhsr.ac.in and on the website of Directorate of Medical Education and Research www.dmerharyana.org.

As per the notification, further admission process would be carried out through physical counselling to be conducted in the campus of Pandit Bhagwat Dayal Sharma University of Health Sciences, Rohtak. Detailed schedule would be announced later on and the candidates are required to regularly visit these websites, he added.

A candidate for admission to these courses in mentioned institutions would be eligible if he or she is a citizen of India and has passed MBBS or BDS examination from recognized university or institution situated in Haryana as a bonafide resident of the state or has passed MBBS or BDS examination from any other medical, dental college or institution recognized by the Medical or Dental Council of India and who or whose parents produces a Haryana Resident Certificate as per Government instructions. He said that for candidates applying under management category, a candidate for admission to MD, MS, PG Diploma or MDS courses in private medical or dental institutions would also be eligible if he or she has passed MBBS or BDS examination from university or institution recognized by the Medical or Dental Council of India.

The applicant may be eligible if he or she has completed satisfactorily one year compulsory Rotatory Internship from Institutions recognized by the Medical or Dental Council of India for this purpose by March 31, 2018. However, the candidates who had passed their BDS course prior to 1991 and hold a BDS degree from a Dental College recognised by Dental Council of India (DCI) and have obtained permanent registration with the State Dental Council would be exempted from the applicability of this pre-condition.

He said that internship of 12 months period would not be condoned in any case or circumstances except for the students of BDS batch admitted during the academic session 2007-08 (as allowed by Dental Council of India) and have completed four-and-a-half year BDS course along with six months of compulsory Rotatory Internship. The candidate should be registered with the State Medical or State Dental Council, Medical Council of India or DCI.

The spokesman said that a student who was already admitted to any PG course including PG Diploma course in any Institution was not eligible to apply till the completion of the course. An undertaking to this effect would be given by the candidate. Concealment of facts would invite disqualification without assigning any reason.

He said that after commencement of PG Courses (Degree/Diploma), if a candidate having joined the course leaves it before completion of full period, he or she would be debarred for next three years from applying for admission to any PG Course (Degree/Diploma) in the State. He or She would have to pay the Bond Money Rs.7.5 lakh for PG Degree or Diploma Course for which Bond would be executed at the time of admission. The candidates (other than in-service candidates) at the time of admission would be required to execute a bond with two sureties (on non-judicial stamp duly attested by First Class Magistrate) that he or she will not leave the course before completion. In case, any one leaves the course midway, he or she would pay Rs. 7.5 lakh to the Institution concerned. The Institution reserves the right to recover such money from the defaulters as per due procedure and thereafter the candidates would also be debarred for admission to any PG/PG Diploma course for next three years. The same would be applicable for the candidates taking admission under Management Category also.

The admissions, under above stated categories among all the registered candidates on the webportal of HKCL, will be made on the basis of Haryana State Merit list prepared as per NEET PG 2018 and NEET MDS 2018 marks. The schedule of counselling, admissions and start of classes would be in conformity with the schedule laid down by Medical Council of India, Dental Council of India or Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India and State Government.

In case of a tie between two or more candidates having equal marks or merit, the inter-se-ranking of such candidates would be determined. A candidate with higher aggregate marks in the respective qualifying examination (MBBS or BDS) would be ranked higher. If there is still a tie then a candidate older in age would be preferred over the younger. The choice of the specialty or institute made by the candidate at the time of counselling would be taken as final. The final confirmation of allotment of specialty and institute would be done by the Admission Committee after due verification of eligibility criteria and original documents at the time of counselling.

He said that the final number of seats in each specialty under each category and in each Institute would be available on the website of Pandit Bhagwat Dayal Sharma University of Health Sciences, Rohtak and would also be displayed at the time of counselling.

Candidates seeking benefit of caste for Post Matric Scholarship would bring documents including caste certificate, Aadhaar Card, account number alongwith IFSC Code and Annual Income Certificate (issued not later than six months prior to the date of counselling) in original at the time of counselling.

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29 new government colleges to be opened in the Hartana State.

Chandigarh, February 14 – Haryana Government has decided to open 29 new government colleges in the State.

While stating this here today, an official spokesman said that these included Sonipat (Sonipat), Shahzadpur (Ambala), Uklana (Hisar), Ugalan (Hisar), Gulha Cheeka (Kaithal), Manesar (Gurugram), Jundla (Karnal), Kurukshetra (Kurukshetra), Unhani (Mahendergarh), Chhilro (Mahendergarh), Kalanwali (Sirsa), Rania (Sirsa), Mohna (Faridabad), Bilaspur (Yamuna Nagar), Radaur (Yamuna Nagar), Badoli (Palwal), Raipur Rani (Panchkula), Mandkola (Palwal), Nacholi (Faridabd), Loharu (Bhiwani), Taraori (Karnal), Rithoj (Gurugram), Kheri Chopata (Hisar), Datta (Hisar), Kulana (Jhajjar), Harya Mandi (Charkhi Dadri), Chamu Kalan (Kurukshetra), Ballabgarh (Faridabad) and Sector 52, Gurugram.

In this direction, Principal Secretary, Higher Education Department, Mrs. Jyoti Arora would hold meeting to review preparedness to start these colleges from next academic session, at Panchkula on February 16, 2018.

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Notification regarding creation of one Cyber Crime Police Station at the District Headquarters of District Gurugram having jurisdiction issued

Chandigarh, February 14 – Haryana government has issued the notification regarding creation of one Cyber Crime Police Station at the District Headquarters of District Gurugram having jurisdiction over the whole area of the Gurugram district, in respect of offences under the Information Technology Act, 2000 (Central Act 21 of 2000), the Indian Penal Code, 1860 (Central Act 45 of 1860) or any other law forming part of the events which led to commission of offences or any attempt/ abetment/ conspiracy thereof, under the aforesaid Acts. The jurisdiction Police Station shall continue to have concurrent power of registration and investigation of offences, under the aforesaid Acts.

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Panchayat Department Haryana for rural areas and Urban Local Bodies Department Haryana for Urban areas as authorized agency to identify and declare waste picker/ waster collector in the State.

Chandigarh, February 14 – Haryana government has nominated Development and Panchayat Department Haryana for rural areas and Urban Local Bodies Department Haryana for Urban areas as authorized agency to identify and declare waste picker/ waster collector in the State.

Giving this information here today an official spokesman said that Haryana Scheduled Castes Finance and Development Corporation has also been designated as State Channelizing Agency for providing financial assistance to the declared waste pickers/ waste collector under the schemes of National Safai Karamchari Finance and Development Corporation as well as Rehabilitation of manual Scavengers and Safai karamcharis.

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Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Honorarium Scheme for teaching an non-teaching employees of government aided colleges notified retired between January 1, 1988 to May 10, 1998.

Chandigarh, February 14- Haryana Higher Education Department has notified the Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Honorarium Scheme for teaching an non-teaching employees of government aided colleges retired between January 1, 1988 to May 10, 1998. The policy shall come into force with effect from April 1,2017.

According to notification a monthly honorarium of Rs 30,000 will be given to the Principal, Rs 25,000 to the lecturers, Rs 11,000 to the class III non-teaching staff and of Rs 6,000 to class IV non-teaching staff.

The beneficiary of the honorarium must have worked against the sanctioned or aided posts and retired thereafter. Those employees who have served in the Aided Colleges and taken over by the State Government will also be eligible for the honorarium provided that they had served in Aided Colleges for more than 10 years. The honorarium shall be paid till an employee is alive and it shall not be given to his dependents or legal heir. The honorarium will be granted only to those retiree who are not getting any other such type of pension benefits.