Haryana Chief Minister Mr. Manohar Lal's initiative to resolve bilateral issue with Uttar Pradesh was a major success today when Uttar Pradesh agreed to construct three bridges on River Yamuna.

Chandigarh, December 14 - Haryana Chief Minister Mr. Manohar Lal's initiative to resolve bilateral issue with Uttar Pradesh was a major success today when Uttar Pradesh agreed to construct three bridges on River Yamuna. Apart from this, it was also decided that both the states would construct the bridge connecting Hasanpur of Palwal and National Highway to Uttar Pradesh.

The Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, Mr Adityanath Yogi discussed wide range of bi-lateral issues concerning both the states in the field of revenue, irrigation, water resources, PWD (B&R) and Agriculture in a meeting held at Lucknow today.

Under the Dixit Award given on February 14, 1975 in the case of border of Haryana and Uttar Pradesh, an important decision was taken to reconstruct the pillars which are missing from the spot through the Survey of India by March 31, 2020.. An amount of about Rs 20 crores is estimated to be incurred on this work and both the states will bear this amount in the ratio of 50:50. It was also decided in the meeting that, for construction of high-level bridge and road connecting Bilaspur to Khojkipur in district Panipat district, 70 meters of land will be acquired by the Uttar Pradesh government within one month and will get it constructed.

Similarly, Uttar Pradesh Government agreed to construct a bridge on Yamuna River between Faridabad and Greater Noida via Jasna-Manjhwali Atta Gujran and the land will be acquired this month, which will cost Rs 104 crore. Uttar Pradesh also assured to construct a high-level bridge over the Yamuna River on Yamuna Nagar-Rador (State Highway-06) road to Nukur-Saharanpur (MDR-0-1472) road and for this, Uttar Pradesh would acquire four kanal of land. It was also decided that the construction of the bridge connecting Palwal's Hasanpur and the National Highway with Uttar Pradesh would be constructed at its own level and not in the ratio of 50-50.

The issues related to irrigation and water resources were also discussed in detail in the meeting. To resolve these issues, it was decided to convene the next meeting in Agra in this month only.

Principal Secretary to the Chief Minister, Mr. Rajesh Khullar, Additional Chief Secretary, Revenue and Disaster Management Department, Mr. Dhanpat Singh, Additional Chief Secretary, PWD (B&R), Mr. Rajeev Arora, Additional Chief Secretary, Irrigation Department Mr. Devendra Singh and senior officers of concerned departments of Uttar Pradesh were also present in the meeting.
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The Haryana Chief Minister Mr Manohar Lal today said that the Haryana government is working on a plan to prepare details on the basis of family units in the state

Chandigarh, December 14 – The Haryana Chief Minister Mr Manohar Lal today said that the Haryana government is working on a plan to prepare details on the basis of family units in the state so that the benefits of government schemes reach directly to the beneficiaries.

The Chief Minister was addressing the closing ceremony of the 7th Indian Institute of Management World Management Conference (7th PAN IIM World Management Conference) organized by the Indian Institute of Management, Rohtak at the Indian Joint Service Institute in New Delhi. Mr Manohar Lal Surprised everyone by having a long conversation in Tamil with the scholars who came from Tamilnadu. He shared many interesting statements related to management and public policy and discussed about how public policy can be made family-friendly and useful.

The Chief Minister said that the world is moving towards management today. He said that to overcome problems and to deal with future challenges, good management is also one of the many methods to meet the needs of the population in a timely manner. He was of the view that good management is beneficial in the interest of people. As a result of efficient management and by taking decisions in public interest and aiming at the objective, Haryana Government has increasingly moved towards 'Zero tolerance for corruption'. “Responsible leadership in this direction has been our primary priority”, emphasized Mr Manohar Lal.

He said that timeliness is an important element of good management towards the achievement of goals. In this direction, efforts have been made to prioritize the element of 'timeliness' in the Haryana Government's methodology for making timely decisions on important and necessary subjects and for timely disposal of essential tasks. He stressed that a 'run-through' system is being created for files referencing important and necessary topics and tasks so as to increase efficiency.

The Chief Minister said that Haryana Government has always followed 'honesty' in public interest. In this direction, Haryana's system of selecting candidates on the basis of merit on government posts by transparent way has become exemplary for other states. As a result of efficient management, the Haryana Government has been able to implement a best transfer policy.

The Chief Minister said that he never believed in his own 'marketing'. In public interest, reality has to be marketed . He emphasized that it is always good to have self-service provider marketed by users in the public and private sector. The Government of Haryana has moved towards decentralization of powers.

In his address, the Chief Minister wished the students a bright future. In his address, the Principal Secretary to the Chief Minister of Haryana, Mr. Rajesh Khullar said that as a result of efficient management, Haryana has moved towards fiscal self-sufficiency.

Mr. Dheeraj Sharma, Director, Indian Institute of Management, Rohtak, gave a brief reference to the 7th Indian Institute of Management World Management Conference in his address while welcoming the Chief Minister, Mr. Manohar Lal. On the occasion, Additional Commissioner and Director Information, Public Relatiosn & Laguages Department, Haryana Mr PC Meena was also present.

Additional Local Commissioner and Director of Information, Public Relations and Languages Department Shri Shri PC Meena was also present on the occasion

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Haryana Deputy Chief Minister Mr. Dushyant Chautala directed to make the workers aware of the schemes being run for their welfare

Chandigarh, 14 December- Haryana Deputy Chief Minister Mr. Dushyant Chautala directed to make the workers aware of the schemes being run for their welfare by setting up camps in industrial areas or any other places in the districts so that such they can get maximum benefit of these schemes.

The Deputy Chief Minister was presiding over the review meeting of Labour and Employment Department in Panchkula today. Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Mr Anoop Dhanak was also present in the meeting. Mr Dushyant Chautala directed for reviewing the welfare schemes being run for the workers regularly. In case, there is a delay in making payment within a certain period of time under a scheme, then other options should be explored so as to provide benefits timely to the labourers. In addition, every worker should be given an employee ID.

Mr Dushyant Chautala directed that the month of January 2020 should be observed as Labour month and the factories and shops registered under the Labour Department should be inspected in that month. He said that prior notice of 15 days should be sent to the factories and shops of 11 districts in the first phase and remaining 11 districts in the subsequent 15 days to inspect the factories. If any irregularities are reported then action should be taken as per law. He said that it will be mandatory for the inspecting team to install body camera at the time of inspection so that the entire inspection can be videographed.

It was informed in the meeting that Haryana State ranks first in the country in terms of registration of workers under the Prime Minister Shram Yogi Maandhan Yojana. Under this scheme, 6 lakh 17 thousand workers have been registered in the state. Principal Secretary of Labor and Employment Department Mr. Vineet Garg and Labour Commissioner, Mr Nitin Kumar Yadav and other senior officers of the department were present in the meeting.

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Haryana State Council for Child Welfare has decided to celebrate Bal Mahotsav at Gurugram from December 19 to 23, 2019

Chandigarh, December 14 - Haryana State Council for Child Welfare has decided to celebrate Bal Mahotsav at Gurugram from December 19 to 23, 2019 in which thousands of children will participate from all over Haryana.

Giving information in this regard, a spokesman of Haryana State Council for Child Welfare said that the Haryana Governor Mr. Satyadeo Narayan Arya will be the Chief Guest of the closing day of State Level Competitions held on December 23, 2019.

He said that State Council celebrates State Level Bal Mahotsav every year. The State Council is providing a State Level platform to the children of all districts to exhibit their talent and creativity. On the occasion of Bal Mahotsav, the State Council organizes competitions at District and Division Level in the events of Quiz competition, Sketching on the spot, Rangoli, Poster Making, Fun Games, Declamation Contest, Solo Song, Solo Dance and Face Painting etc.

He informed that the State Council for Child Welfare is a voluntary organization working for the welfare of children. The council does various activities for the prevention of drug abuse also.

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Haryana Government has decided to cover hundred per cent households in villages of the State under the ambitious “Jal Jeevan Mission” Scheme by June 30, 2022

Chandigarh December 14 - Haryana Government has decided to cover hundred per cent households in villages of the State under the ambitious “Jal Jeevan Mission” Scheme by June 30, 2022. Under this scheme, one Functional Household Tap Connection (FHTC) would be provided to every household in the villages.

While stating this here today, an official spokesman said that Prime Minister, Mr Narendra Modi announced a new scheme by the name of “Jal Jeevan Mission” from Red Fort New Delhi on August 15, 2019. The scheme aims at providing one Functional Household Tap Connection (FHTC) to every household in the villages of the country by March 31, 2024. In Haryana, 70 per cent coverage would be achieved by June 30, 2020, 80 per cent by June 30, 2021 and hundred per cent by June 30, 2022 under the ambitious scheme.

He said that keeping in view the national importance of this scheme, a meeting was convened by Chief Minister Mr Manohar Lal with top functionaries of the State recently to take important decisions on policy and Implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM). Mr Manohar Lal evoked tremendous enthusiasm in this novel scheme and has given it an epithet of "Dream Project". In the meeting, the broad strategies were discussed and timelines were defined.

The spokesman said that as on April 1, 2018, there were 32, 88,145 households in the rural areas of the State and 17, 58,292 households were identified which had the facility of FHTCs whereas 15, 29,853 households are yet to be given this benefit. Currently, Haryana is ranked 4th in the country in terms of coverage of households in the rural areas, with a coverage level of 53.47 per cent.

He said that a multitude of steps have been initiated including formulation of a policy implementation document and amendments to the existing State Water and Sanitation Committees, District Water and Sanitation Committees as well as Village Development Committees. These Committees would henceforth be known as State Water and Sewerage Committees, District Water and Sewerage Committees as well as Village Water and Sewerage Committees. The notifications of these committees with requisite amendments, for providing more teeth and meeting the contemporary needs of JJM would be issued very shortly, he added.

He said that besides, a detailed communication has been sent to all Deputy Commissioners in the State, underscoring the importance of this flagship programme and asked them to provide their valuable interventions and contributions during the entire period implementation of this scheme. The DCs have also been asked to monitor the progress of JJM in the monthly meetings of District Water and Sewerage Committee and send a comprehensive progress reports to Additional Chief Secretary, Public Health Engineering Department for apprising the Chief Minister, from time to time. The DCs have also been asked to adjudge the performance of the Public Health Engineering Department Officers based on the relative progress of JJM.

The spokesman said that for providing Functional Household Tap Connection (FHTC), road cut charges have been waived off by the Government and citizens would be provided with two options either pay Rs. 500 upfront as new connection charges and Pay Rs. 40 flat rate per month for General connection and Rs. 20 flat rate per month for SC connection as per prevailing Government tariff or to give Rs. 50 (i.e. Rs. 40 flat rate + Rs. 10 extra) for general connection and Rs. 30 (i.e. Rs. 20 flat rate +Rs. 10 extra) for SC connection.

He said that as a run-up to the actual implementation of the scheme, a comprehensive survey is under-way which has been entrusted to Suksham Yuvas. The survey is aimed at identifying precisely, the details of households which already have the facility of household water tap. He said that currently, 13,60,834 households have been surveyed and this process is being carried out implacably.

He said that the scheme is a paradigm shift from the normal augmentation of supplies and target- oriented approach and is now aligned with the ideology of establishing the actual water needs and requirements of the public. The scheme is aimed at giving more powers and responsibilities to the Panchayati Raj Institutions, who would actively be involved in all processes of scheme conceptualization, formulation, implantation, monitoring and operation and maintenance.

The spokesman said that the Public Health Engineering Department, which had, hitherto, been the implementer and the fore-runner, would perform the transformative role of a facilitator, rendering technical advice to the Panchayats.

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Haryana Chief Minister Mr. Manohar Lal has given approval to upgrade the Munak Police Post of Karnal district to a Police station.

Chandigarh, December 14 - Haryana Chief Minister Mr. Manohar Lal has given approval to upgrade the Munak Police Post of Karnal district to a Police station.

While informing this here today, an official spokesman said that the work of upgrading the police post was included in the Chief Minister's announcements. Now the villages of Gagseena, Kutana, Pawana Hasanpur, Begampur, Munak and Munak Khera, Baal Ragdan, Raipur, Balla, Golli, Mor Majara, Padha, Kudlan, Bhabharheri, Manpura and Anchla have been connected with this police station. He said that earlier these villages were connected with Gharaunda, Asandh and Nising.

He further informed that the Chief Minister, who also have the portfolio of Finance Department has also approved the staff for this police station on which an annual expenditure of over Rs 3.39 crore will be incurred.

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Haryana Government has decided to start Master of Physiotherapy (MPT) Course

Chandigarh December 14 : Haryana Government has decided to start Master of Physiotherapy (MPT) Course in two specialties – MPT Orthopaedics with an intake of 6 seats and MPT Sports with an intake of 4 seats in College of Physiotherapy, University of Health Sciences, Rohtak.

While giving this information here today, an official spokesman said that Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal has approved a proposal in this regard.

He said that the financial implication on account of this decision would be Rs 13,20,000 per year that is Rs 11,000 stipend per month per student.