Karan Singh Ranoliya of Hisar Chairman of the Haryana Maati Kala Board 

Chandigarh, June 18 –The Haryana Government has appointed Mr. Karan Singh Ranoliya of Hisar Chairman of the Haryana Maati Kala Board after Mr. Gurdev Singh Rahi  submitted his resignation from the post due to personal reasons. His resignation has been accepted.

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Dhankar, today urged officers to encourage farmers to adopt crop diversification 

Chandigarh, June 18---The Haryana Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Minister, Mr O.P. Dhankar, today urged officers to encourage farmers to adopt crop diversification in view of the changing climate scenario, and emerge out of the traditional wheat-paddy cycle to enhance their income.

Presiding over a review meeting of various departments regarding preparations for the Kharif crops 2018-19, here today, Mr Dhankar said besides agriculture and horticulture, dairying should also be adopted as business. He asked officers to work as a team and make policy decisions to encourage farmers to use technology and take to organic farming and marketing.  

          He also directed officers to make most of the geographical location of the state and its vicinity to the National Capital Region in terms of marketing, keeping in view of the 340 horticulture villages being developed in the state.  

 They were told to take the schemes of dairy sector to the grassroots level. Since land is continuously falling short and in this area its price is also on the higher side, the farmers should prepare for themselves an agenda for the future. He directed them to organize a workshop for such farmers as are using pesticides according to the Soil Health Cards.

 Those present included Minister of State for Cooperation, Mr Manish Kumar Grover, Chairman, Hafed, Mr Harvinder Kalyan, Additional Chief Secretary, Cooperation, Mrs Navraj Sandhu, Additional Chief Secretary, Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs,Mr Ram Niwas, Principal Secretary, Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare, Dr Abhilaksh Likhi, Chief Administrator, Haryana State Agricultural Marketing Board, Mr Mandip Singh Brar, Chairman, Haryana Kisan Ayog, Mr Ramesh Kumar Yadav and others.

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Haryana Staff Selection Commission (HSSC) 

Chandigarh, June 18- In view of representations received from the General Public, Haryana Staff Selection Commission (HSSC) has decided that the medium of examination for various posts advertised for Police Department would be bilingual that is both in English and Hindi.

          While giving this information today, a spokesman of the Commission said that it is with reference to the Commission’s Advertisement No.3/2018, dated April 16, 2018, which was published in various newspapers on April 17,2018, and vide above advertisement online application forms were invited for various  posts of Police Department, Haryana through Commission’s  website www.hssc.gov.in from April 28 to May 28, 2018 which was extended up to June 4, 2018. 

          He said that the candidates who could not apply earlier, could now apply online through Commission's website www.hssc.gov.in from June 20 to July 2, 2018 till 11.59 pm and the closing date for deposit of fee is July 5, 2018 by 5 pm.

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Crime Branch of Haryana Police has arrested a notorious Sunil alias Gyani for allegedly demanding ransom of Rs five lakh from a financer in Faridabad.

Chandigarh, June 18 – Crime Branch of Haryana Police has arrested a notorious Sunil alias Gyani for allegedly demanding ransom of Rs five lakh from a financer in Faridabad.

          While stating this here today, a spokesman of Police Department said that the arrested accused, a native of village Behbalpur, Faridabad, was on parole and serving life imprisonment in Neemka jail.

          Giving further details, he said that Jitender of village Mohana had some finance business with Anil Rawat of Behbalpur. When Jitender asked Anil to repay his money, the latter requested him to give two days to pay back the amount.

          Meanwhile, the accused Sunil alias Gyani, who is a murderer and was sentenced to life imprisonment in Neemka jail, had come to the parole. He called on Jitender's phone and threatened him that Anil Rawat, was his cousin and he will not repay money. On the contrary, he approached Jitender and demanded Rs 5 lakh as ransom from him saying, ‘he will not bother to kill you as he is already undergoing life imprisonment in a murder case. On this, Mr Jitender lodged a complaint with Sadar Police Station, Ballabhgarh. Acting swiftly, the police team had arrested the accused.

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 Crime Investigation Agency of Rewari Police, with the assistance of Cyber Cell, have cracked the blind murder of a senior citizen woman within 48 hours.
Chandigarh, June 18 - In a major breakthrough, Crime Investigation Agency of Rewari Police, with the assistance of Cyber Cell, have cracked the blind murder of a senior citizen woman within 48 hours. Police have arrested two men and a woman in this connection.

          While stating this here today, a spokesman of Police Department said that initial investigation revealed that one accused had illicit relations with daughter-in-law of deceased that resulted in murder of old woman.

          He said that Mrs Gyana Devi, 70 was found murdered at village Kanwali. After registration of the case at Police Station, Khol, the police team started making inquiries on the basis of clues and nabbed two accused identified as Lakshman and Madan Lal, both resident of Dharuhera, ward number 7. When enquired further, the involvement woman's daughter-in-law was also exposed.

          During preliminary investigation, police came to know that one accused Lakshman used to work at a brick-kiln in Ballabhgarh. The son of the deceased alongwith his wife also worked at another brick-kiln in Ballabhgarh. During this, an illicit relationship between the accused woman and Laxman was formed. One day accused woman told Lakshman about his mother-in-law and asked him to kill her so that she can live with him forever. From that day, the accused started plotting to kill the deceased.

          After conducting recee, accused Lakshman alongwith help of his associate Madan Lal killed Gyana Devi on June 14. After having committed the crime, both accused escaped with jewellery and mobile phone of deceased.

          All the three accused would be produced before the court to seek their police remand.

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Tab labs and smart classes would soon be started in government schools of cyber city, Gurugram.

 

Chandigarh June 18: With a view to impart technology based smart education to the students, tab labs and smart classes would soon be started in government schools of cyber city, Gurugram. For this, the Gururgram district administration has decided to launch EduTech as a pilot project in 17 schools of the district in the first week of July under which students would be taught through smart classes and tablets.

          While stating this today, an official spokesman said that EduTech pilot project is one-of-its-kind project which aims to connect the students of government schools with hi-tech technology keeping in view the demand of changing times.

           He said that 17 schools of district Gurugram and three of district Rewari has been included under this project. To successfully run this project, the principals and teachers of government schools have been imparted training in State Council of Educational Research and Training (SCERT). He said that the project would be based on the concept of tab lab and smart classes. The tab lab concept would be for students of classes first to eighth for which ten government schools have been listed. He said that after feeding the syllabus of each class, the students of these classes would get a unique ID and password.

          The spokesman said that similarly, smart classes would be organized for students of classes 9th to 12th. These classes assume special significance as the children would be taught with the help of projector and computer. Apart from providing career counselling to the students, classes would be organized for English speaking as well as preparation for other competitive examinations. This project which has been approved by State Council of Education Research and Training (SCERT) would be run for three years and it would be reviewed from time to time. On the success of this pilot project, it would be replicated in other districts also, he added.

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Haryana Government has notified to establish the Haryana Veterinary Council.

Chandigarh, June 18- Haryana Government has notified to establish the Haryana Veterinary Council. The Council will function as per the provisions in Indian Veterinary Council Act, 1984. 

        While giving this information here today, an official spokesman said that the council would consist of members namely, Dr Kulwant Singh Chahal, Dr Jagdeep Yadav, Dr Shakti Singh and Dr Dharmvir Singh while the Dean, College of Veterinary Sciences, Lala Lajpat Rai University and Animal Sciences, Hisar, Director General, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Haryana Panchkula and Registrar, Haryana Veterinary Council, would be its Ex-Officio Members. 

        He said that the nominated members by the State Government would be Dr Narender Yadav, Deputy Director, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Nuh, Mewat, Dr Neelam Arya, Sub Divisional Officer, Animal Husbandry Department, Faridabad and Dr Dalip Sangwan, Deputy Director (Retired) Charkhi Dadri whereas Dr Shreebhagwan, Veterinary Surgeon, Government Veterinary Hospital, Kharkhoda, Sonipat would be the nominated member by State Veterinary Association.

        He said that the council would meet at least twice in a year at such time and place as might be appointed by the Council and the minutes of meetings would be sent directly to the State Government. The headquarter of the Haryana Veterinary Council would be at Panchkula and its term of office would be as per the provisions of Section 38 of the Indian Veterinary Council Act, 1984, he added.

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 Haryana Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal has approved a scheme for providing monthly financial assistance of Rs 8000 to female acid attack victims of the state.

 Chandigarh, June 18- Haryana Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal has approved a scheme for providing monthly financial assistance of Rs 8000 to female acid attack victims of the state.

          While stating this here today, the Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment, Mr Krishan Kumar Bedi said that the women and girl acid attack victim would also be given preference in the allotment of fair price shop by the Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Department in case she apply for the same after having recovered.

          He said that the financial assistance would be given to the female acid attack victims who would come within the definition of disability under section 2(i) of the Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights of Full Participation) Act, 1995.

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Haryana Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal ordered suspension of Sub Inspector Ishwar Singh and Head Constable Pawan Kumar of Police department, driver Shankar Singh and conductor Vijay Kumar of Charkhi Dadri depot of Haryana Transport department 

Chandigarh, June 18 - Taking cognizance on the complaints received through Social Media Grievances Tracker (SMGT), the Haryana Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal ordered suspension of Sub Inspector Ishwar Singh and Head Constable Pawan Kumar of Police department, driver Shankar Singh and conductor Vijay Kumar of Charkhi Dadri depot of Haryana Transport department with immediate effect.

          Additional Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, Dr Rakesh Gupta gave directions for these suspensions during a review meeting of SMGT here today. IT Advisor to CM, Mr Dhruv Majumdar was also present in the meeting.

          Giving details Dr Rakesh Gupta said that a video was received on the CM’s twitter handle in which some people were stabbing a youth with a knife in district Jind. Sub Inspector Ishwar Singh and Head Constable Pawan Kumar who were present near the place of incident fled the spot instead of saving the youth. Moreover, they did not even inform the police station situated nearby.

          Dr Gupta said that in an another video received on the twitter handle of Chief Minister, a driver Shankar Singh and conductor Vijay Kumar of Charkhi Dadri depot were seen misbehaving with the passengers. Taking action on this incident within 72 hours the Chief Minister resolved the issue with orders of suspension of both driver and conductor.

          In another incident of Gram Panchayat Aatta of district Panipat, where a video is showing 100 meter patch on the main road totally filled with water, concerned Deputy Commissioner has been directed to resolve this issue within 21 days.

          Dr Gupta said that this SMGT system is helping to resolve every big or small problem of the people and the Chief Minister himself check this from time to time. He said that with a view to ensure effective governance and to build a connection with the public, the State Government had taken the initiative to resolve the grievances through social media in May, 2017. This initiative proved to be a success in resolving the issues of the people of the State.  

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Haryana Government has made the Haryana Prisoners Open Air Camp Rules, 2018 for shifting prisoners to Open Air Camps in the State and to provide them with a pre-release opportunity to learn social adjustment and economic self dependence.

Chandigarh, June 18- With a view to encourage good conduct, satisfactory performance of work and a life of self-discipline among the prisoners, the Haryana Government has made the Haryana Prisoners Open Air Camp Rules, 2018 for shifting prisoners to Open Air Camps in the State and to provide them with a pre-release opportunity to learn social adjustment and economic self dependence.

          While stating this here today, a spokesman of Home Department said that the Government on the recommendations of the Director General, Prisons, may establish as many such Camps as necessary in the vicinity of the regular prison under general directions and control of the respective Superintendents of the regular prison.

          He said that the accommodation including electricity, water supply and other basic amenities for housing the prisoners would be made available and suitable number of family accommodations would also be provided as per the requirement in the Open Air Camps. A prisoner shifted to the Open Air Camp would arrange food, clothing and other requirements of daily routine for himself as well as for his family out of his own earnings. He would also maintain his bank account himself or through his family member and would retain the income generated or earned by him.

          The spokesman said that if a prisoner shifted to Open Air Camp is employed by the Superintendent to perform any work, he would be paid such minimum wages, as fixed by the Government, from time to time. A prisoner shifted to Open Air Camp would keep his family member and no prisoner would be shifted to the Camp with whom a family member is not ready to reside. A prisoner and his family member living in the Camp would maintain discipline, cleanliness and proper hygiene, he added.

 

Prisoners not eligible for shifting to the Open Air Camp

 

          He said that prisoners who would not be eligible for shifting to the Open Air Camp included a “hardcore prisoner”; is below the age of 30 years on the date of shifting to the Open Air Camp; is not medically fit to do work; an under trial prisoner, detune or a civil prisoner; prisoner charge sheeted or convicted in more than one case; have unexpired sentence of not less than two years on the date of shifting to the Open Air Camp; is punished for a major prison offence in the last three years; not a permanent resident or whose family member does not have a permanent residence in the State and has no interview (Mulakat) in the last six months. Also, he has not availed any parole or furlough in the last five years; has escaped or attempted to escape from prison, police custody or any other lawful custody at any point of time; do not have a family; convicted by a court having jurisdiction outside the State or by a Military Court; convicted in connection with political agitation or political movement; convicted in cases relating to terrorist and disruptive activities, immoral trafficking, supply or smuggling of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances or for any activities jeopardizing the security of the State and is suffering from any infectious or contagious disease or is mentally sick; or in the opinion of the Superintendent is unfit to be shifted to the Open Air Camp.

          The spokesman said that the Director General, after examining the recommendations of the Screening Committee, subject to availability of accommodation, from time to time, would order the shifting of eligible prisoners to the Open Air Camp. Preference would be given to those prisoner who is artisan, barber, tailor, craftsman, doctor, paramedics, I.T professional; or have some skill or specialization in any field and the old prisoners would be given preference over young prisoners. Every prisoner selected for admission to the Open Air Camp, would furnish a surety bond equal to the amount, as specified in the temporary release on parole or furlough. The bond would be accepted by the Superintendent of Regular prison, he further added.

          He said that a prisoner would earn their livelihood by undertaking one or more work of the nature namely agriculture; dairy farming; manufacturing activities or industrial task; information technology or service sector; construction or repair work; outside canteen management or shops opened by the prisons department; or any other work, as permitted by the Superintendent or Director General, from time to time.

          He said that if a prisoner has no work to perform in the Open Air Camp, he may be allowed to work outside the Open Air Camp within a radius of 15 kms by the Superintendent, provided that such prisoner would give complete details about the place of work and particulars of the employer to the Officer-in-Charge. The Director General may permit the prisoners of the Open Air Camp to participate in marketing the prison products in the fairs held outside such Open Air Camp. The working hours for a prisoner would be between the lockout and lockup timings of the regular prison.

          He said that the earnings of a prisoner would be utilized for maintaining himself and his family member. A prisoner would maintain himself on his own in respect of food and clothing. However, he would have to pay electricity, water and sewerage charges as specified for the shelter. He said that a prisoner would be allowed to keep a television set, games and other recreational facilities at his own cost in the Open Air Camp. The Superintendent, Prison would establish a crèche for children below six years of age in the Open Air Camp.

          The spokesman said that a prisoners’ Panchayat, would be consisting forward of five members, to be elected amongst the prisoners. The members so elected would elect from amongst them a Sarpanch. The Panchayat would be elected on April 1 every year and it would be empowered to deal with minor acts of omission, commission or misconduct of the prisoners as well as their family member. The Panchayat may impose fine upto Rs 500 or order the defaulter to do labour of common utility or curtail facilities available to such defaulter. Such penalties would be effective only on the approval of the Officer-in-Charge, he added.

          He said that a prisoner shifted to the Open Air Camp would be entitled to ordinary remissions at the scale of six days per month for his good conduct, discipline and work and would also be eligible for Government remission or special remissions granted by Superintendent and Director General from time to time, as per the rules. He said that a prisoner in the Open Air Camp would be entitled for parole or furlough at par with other prisoners of regular prison, subject to his eligibility.

          He said that a dispensary would be established in the Open Air Camp. Medical Officer posted in the regular prison would visit the Open Air Camp twice a week and would provide medical aid to the needy prisoners or his family member. He said that a prisoner would be entitled to receive medicine and other medical facilities at par with the prisoner in the regular prison. In case of medical emergency, the ailing prisoner would be taken to regular prison hospital or Government hospital. For indoor treatment, the prisoner would be transferred to regular prison till his recovery.

          He said that the Additional Inspector General, Inspector General or Additional Director General, Prisons would inspect the Open Air Camp in every quarter of the calendar year and submit his report to the Director General. The Director General would inspect the Open Air Camp atleast once in a calendar year and submit his report to the Government.

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Haryana Governor, Prof. Kaptan Singh Solanki and Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal will be the Chief Guests at functions to be organized in Panchkula and Jhajjar respectively to mark the 4th International Yoga Day on June 21, 2018.

 

Chandigarh, June 18- Haryana Governor, Prof. Kaptan Singh Solanki and Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal will be the Chief Guests at functions to be organized in Panchkula and Jhajjar respectively to mark the 4th International Yoga Day on June 21, 2018.

          While stating this here today, an official spokesman said that the State Government has decided to celebrate the International Yoga Day in a befitting manner across the State.

          He said that while Education Minister, Mr Ram Bilas Sharma would be the Chief Guest at a function to be organized at Gurugram, Health Minister, Mr Anil Vij would be the Chief Guest at Ambala, Public Works (Building and Roads) Minister, Rao Narbir Singh at Rewari, Urban Local Bodies Minister, Mrs Kavita Jain at Sonepat, Transport Minister, Mr Krishan Lal Panwar at Yamunanagar, Industries and Commerce Minister, Mr Vipul Goel at Faridabad, Minister of State for Cooperation, Mr Manish Kumar Grover at Kurukshetra and Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment, Mr Krishan Kumar at Panipat.

          He said that similarly, Minister of State for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs, Mr Karan Dev Kamboj would be the Chief Guest at Karnal, Minister of State for Public Health Engineering, Dr Banwari Lal at Kaithal, Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Mr Nayab Singh Saini at Nuh, Member of Parliament, Mr Ramesh Kaushik at Palwal, Member of Parliament, Mr Dharamveer at Bhiwani, Member of Parliament, Mr Rattan Lal Kataria at Rohtak, State BJP President, Mr Subhash Barala at Jind, MLA Mr O.P. Yadav at Mahendragarh at Narnaul, MLA Dr Kamal Gupta at Hisar, MLA Mr Sukhwinder at Charkhi Dadri, Chairman, Haryana Tourism Development Corporation, Dr Jagdish Chopra at Sirsa and Chairperson, Haryana Scheduled Castes Finance and Development Corporation, Mrs Sunita Duggal at Fatehabad.