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17-Feb-2017 Jammu

Governor writes to Chief Minister regarding action on SVC’s reports

Governor N. N. Vohra in a letter to the Chief Minister Ms. Mehbooba Mufti has noted with regret that for the past several years there has been continuing failure in timely action being taken on the reports furnished by the State Vigilance Commission (SVC). He...

17-Feb-2017 Jammu

Governor presented “Ladakh & Nanak Rinpoche”

Cmde. Dalbir Singh Sodhi presented a copy of his book titled “Ladakh & Nanak Rinpoche”, to Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today.This book gives insight into the historical connections of Sikhs with Ladakh, life of Guru Padmasambhava, travels...

17-Feb-2017 Jammu

Governor, CM review Katra development issues

Governor N. N. Vohra and Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti reviewed the various ongoing development works and the future infrastructure requirements of Katra town and its surrounding areas and took several important decisions of far reaching consequence at a high...

17-Feb-2017 Jammu

Governor administers oath to Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari

Governor N. N. Vohra administered the Oath of Office and Secrecy as Cabinet Minister (Minister for State) to Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari at the Raj Bhavan here today.Present on the occasion were Ms Mehbooba Mufti; Chief Minister; Dr. Nirmal Kumar Singh, Deputy...

16-Feb-2017 Jammu

Muslim Rashtriya Manch delegation meets Governor

A delegation of Muslim Rashtriya Manch, led by its State President, Nazir Ahmad Mir, met Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today.The delegation apprised the Governor about the problems being faced by the public due to inadequacy of ration supplies,...

15-Feb-2017 Jammu

Governor presented portrait by Muneer Ali Khan

Accomplished painter Muneer Ali Khan, resident of Mattan, district Anantnag, met Governor N.N. Vohra today and presented to him a portrait he had done of the Governor.Mr. Khan informed the Governor that the paintings displayed at the Exhibition recently held (24-30...

14-Feb-2017 Jammu

Mehbooba Mufti meets Governor

Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti met Governor N. N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today.During the course of extensive discussions Chief Minister apprised the Governor about the matters which could not be dealt with in the recently concluded Assembly Session and...

13-Feb-2017 Jammu

VC KU calls on Governor

Dr. Khurshid Iqbal Andrabi, Vice-Chancellor, University of Kashmir, called on Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today.Besides informing the Governor about the to-date status of the teaching programmes and conduct of the deferred examinations the...

13-Feb-2017 Jammu

DGP Prisons calls on Governor

S.K. Mishra, DGP Prisons, called on Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today.Mr. Mishra briefed the Governor about issues relating to the adequacy of the existing number of jails in the State, matters relating to the day to day functioning of jails...

09-Feb-2017 Jammu

Chief Post Master General calls on Governor

Sanjay Sharan, Chief Post Master General, Jammu and Kashmir, called on Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan .Mr. Sharan briefed the Governor about the progress relating to the computerization of Post Offices in J&K under the information Technology Modernisation...

08-Feb-2017 Jammu

Super-Specialty Hospital Executives brief Governor

M. M. Harjai, Chief Administrative Officer of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Narayana Super-Specialty Hospital (SMVDNSSH) and Mr. Sunil Narayana, Zonal Director Narayana Health, called on Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today and briefed him about the...

08-Feb-2017 Jammu

ADGP Security briefs Governor

Dilbagh Singh, Additional Director General of Police (Security) called on Governor N. N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today and briefed him about security management in the State.The Governor stressed the importance of a close surveillance being kept on all...

08-Feb-2017 Jammu

Former VC BGSBU calls on Governor

Masood Ahmad Choudhary, former Vice Chancellor, Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University, called on Governor N.N. Vohra at Raj Bhavan here today.Mr. Choudhary and the Governor discussed issues relating to higher education and some of the significant development...

08-Feb-2017 Jammu

D.C. Raina calls on Governor

D.C. Raina, Member Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board and Legal Advisor to the Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board called on Governor N.N. Vohra, Chairman of the Shrine Boards, at the Raj Bhavan here today.Mr. Raina discussed with the Governor certain legal and...

07-Feb-2017 Jammu

GOC 9 Corps calls on Governor

Lt. Gen. S. K. Saini, GOC 9 Corps, called on Governor N. N. Vohra, at Raj Bhavan here today and briefed him about the security situation in the area of responsibility of his Command.The Governor discussed with Lt. Gen. Saini various issues relating to the...

06-Feb-2017 Jammu

Executive Secretary CDR calls on Governor

Sushobha Barve, Executive Secretary, Centre for Dialogue and Reconciliation (CDR), called on Governor N.N. Vohra, at the Raj Bhawan here today.Ms. Barve briefed the Governor about the work being done by the Centre in Jammu and Kashmir for building mutual inter...

04-Feb-2017 Jammu

Governor gives away prizes to Essay Competition winners

Governor N.N. Vohra has awarded prizes to students of Army Goodwill School Wuzur who have won the 1st, 2nd and 3rd positions in an Essay Writing Competition which was sponsored by the Governor.The 1st prize of Rs. 3000 has been awarded to Mr. Muneeb-Ul- Maqbool,...

04-Feb-2017 Jammu

Governor releases “Plant Medicines of Jammu Region”

Governor N.N. Vohra released “Plant Medicines of Jammu Region”, a book written by Dr. K.C. Sharma, Chief Consultant Surgeon, at the Raj Bhavan here today.This volume is the outcome of long years of the author’s research in medicinal plants which are found in...

03-Feb-2017 Jammu

Chairman J&K Bank meets Governor

Parvez Ahmed, Chairman, Jammu and Kashmir Bank, called on Governor N. N. Vohra, at the Raj Bhavan here today.Mr. Ahmed informed the Governor about the recent initiatives taken by the Bank to enlarge its services by expanding the Bank’s infrastructure, particularly...

03-Feb-2017 Jammu

Joint Delegation of J&K Universities meets Governor

A joint delegation of the administrative staff of the Universities of Kashmir and Jammu called on Governor N.N. Vohra, Chancellor of these Universities, at the Raj Bhavan here today.The delegation sought the intervention of the Governor for restoration...

03-Feb-2017 Jammu

KUAA Schools Teachers meet Governor

A deputation of the Kashmir University’s Alumni Association (KUAA) comprising Mr. Maroof Hussain, Mr. Aijaz Ahmad Shah and Mr. Tariq Ahmad Dar–teachers of the University’s two Primary Schools at Anchar, Soura and Shanpora, Habak called on Governor N. N....

03-Feb-2017 Jammu

C CUK calls on Governor

Prof. Mehraj Uddin Mir, Vice Chancellor, Central University of Kashmir, called on Governor N.N. Vohra, at the Raj Bhavan here.Prof. Mir informed the Governor that following the period of unrest and, later, the very heavy snows in the Valley, the University...

02-Feb-2017 Jammu

Haq Insaaf Council delegation meets Governor

A 6 member delegation of ‘Haq Insaaf Council’, led by its President Mr. Zeshan Syed, called on Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today.The delegation raised several demands before the Governor which included: engaging Pir Panjaal region’s youth...

02-Feb-2017 Jammu

Convener INTACH calls on Governor

Mr. Saleem Beg, State Convener of the Indian Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH), called on Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today.Mr. Beg briefed the Governor about various conservation and management initiatives being undertaken by the...

02-Feb-2017 Jammu

Director SKIMS calls on Governor

Dr. A.G. Ahangar, Director Sher-I-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS), called on Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here.Dr. Ahangar briefed the Governor about the functioning of the various Specialties in the Institute. He discussed the plans...

01-Feb-2017 Jammu

Governor hosts NCC Republic Day Contingent

The J&K NCC Contingent comprising 102 NCC Cadets, which participated in the Republic Day Parade and NCC Camp 2017 in New Delhi, was felicitated by Governor N.N. Vohra, and Mrs. Usha Vohra, the First Lady, at the Rajbhavan here today. Major General Nilendra...

01-Feb-2017 Jammu

VC KU calls on Governor

Dr. Khurshid Iqbal Andrabi, Vice-Chancellor, University of Kashmir, called on Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here.Dr. Andrabi informed the Governor about the deferment of teaching programmes and examination schedules because of the very heavy snowfalls...

01-Feb-2017 Jammu

PSC Chairman calls on Governor

Abdul Latief Deva, Chairman, Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission, called on Governor N. N. Vohra, at the Raj Bhavan here.The Chairman presented to the Governor a copy of the Commission’s Annual Report for 2015-16 and informed him about the advances...

31-Jan-2017 Jammu

International Volunteer Foundation delegation meets Governor

A delegation of International Volunteer Foundation led by its Chairman Mr. K.K. Sharma met Governor N.N.Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today.The delegation briefed the Governor about the Swachch Vaishno Devi Abhiyan being undertaken by the Foundation under...

31-Jan-2017 Jammu

Financial Commissioner APD calls on Governor

Pramod Kumar Jain, Financial Commissioner, Agriculture Production Department (APD), called on Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today.Mr. Jain briefed the Governor about the initiatives taken by the Department, in collaboration with the Farm University,...

30-Jan-2017 Jammu

Deputy Chief of Army Staff calls on Governor

Lt. Gen. Subrata Saha, Deputy Chief of Army Staff (Planning and Systems), called on Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today.The Governor discussed with Lt. Gen. Saha various important issues relating to the indigenisation and making in India of...

30-Jan-2017 Jammu

Deputy Chief Minister calls on Governor

Dr. Nirmal Kumar Singh, Deputy Chief Minister, called on Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today.Dr. Singh briefed the Governor about the steps being taken for mitigating sufferings of people caused due to heavy snow fall and rains in the State,...

30-Jan-2017 Jammu

Secretary Rama Krishna Mission meets Governor

Swami Nirantrananda, Secretary, Ramakrishna Mission, Jammu accompanied by Mr. Suresh Kumar Sharma, Member J&K PSC, and Mr. H.L. Maini, Member SMVDSB, met Governor N. N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today.Swamiji briefed the Governor about the charitable...

29-Jan-2017 Jammu

Beating Retreat ceremony held

The Beating Retreat Ceremony, held at the Maulana Azad Stadium this evening, marked the finale of this year’s Republic Day celebrations. It was witnessed by Governor N. N. Vohra, Mrs. Usha Vohra, First Lady; Ms. Mehbooba Mufti, Chief Minister; Dr. Nirmal...

28-Jan-2017 Jammu

Former Chairman Legislative Council calls on Governor

Mr. Abdul Rashid Dar, former Chairman J&K Legislative Council, called on Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan.Mr. Dar discussed with the Governor issues relating to the implementation of development schemes and the difficulties being faced by people...

28-Jan-2017 Jammu

Dogra Sadar Sabha deputation meets Governor

A deputation of Dogra Sadar Sabha led by Mr. Gulchain Singh Charak, former Minister, met Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan.The deputation voiced its concerns about the potential threat to peaceful co-existence and the added stress on the resources...

28-Jan-2017 Jammu

State Gurudwara Parbandhak Board delegation meets Governor

A deputation of State Gurudwara Parbandhak Board, led by its Chairman Mr. Trilochan Singh Wazir, met Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan.The deputation requested the Governor, Chancellor of the Jammu University, for the Guru Gobind Singh Chair being...

27-Jan-2017 Jammu

Former Minister calls on Governor

Mr. R. S Chib, former Minister, called Governor N.N Vohra, at the Rajbhavan here today.Mr. Chib discussed with the Governor several issues relating to the welfare of ex-Servicemen in J&K, implementation of developmental programmes in R.S Pura Sub Division...

27-Jan-2017 Jammu

Former Chairman PSC meets Governor

Mr. Mohammad Shafi Pandit, former Chairman, J&K Public Service Commission (PSC), called on Governor N. N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today.Mr. Pandit informed the Governor about the results so far achieved and the activities being presently undertaken...

27-Jan-2017 Jammu

Deputy Speaker calls on Governor

Mr. Nazir Gurezi, Deputy Speaker, Legislative Assembly, called on Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today.Mr. Gurezi apprised the Governor about the work so far concluded in the ongoing Assembly Session and significant matters which were expected...

26-Jan-2017 Jammu

Governor hosts Republic Day ‘At Home’

Governor N. N. Vohra and the First Lady, Mrs. Usha Vohra, hosted an ‘At Home’ at the Convention Centre, here this afternoon, to celebrate the 68th Republic Day.Dr. Nirmal Kumar Singh, Deputy Chief Minister; Mr. Kavinder Gupta, Speaker, Legislative Assembly; Haji...

26-Jan-2017 Jammu

Despite unrest, Kashmiri youth proved their brilliance : N.N. Vohra

Jammu and Kashmir Governor N.N. Vohra on Thursday said despite unrest and odds, the state's youth had proved their brilliance in various fields."As we have seen for ourselves in the past few years, despite the severe constraints arising from recurring spells...

25-Jan-2017 Jammu

Governor participates in National Voters’ Day celebrations

Governor N.N. Vohra participated in the National Voters’ Day celebrations, organized by the State Election Department here today.Greeting the people on the occasion of the 7th National Voters’ Day, Governor observed that India, the largest democracy in the world,...

25-Jan-2017 Jammu

Governor invites J&K’s Outstanding Achievers to “At Home”

Governor N.N. Vohra has invited J&K’s outstanding achievers for the Republic Day Celebration “At Home” function which will be held at the Convention Centre, Jammu. There will be a separate enclosure for the achievers at the function.The achievers invited...

25-Jan-2017 Jammu

Governor greets people on Republic Day

In his Republic Day Message Governor N. N. Vohra has extended greetings and good wishes to the people of Jammu and Kashmir.Following is the full text of the Governor’s Republic Day address:On this auspicious day, we remember and pay tribute to our great...

24-Jan-2017 Jammu

Divisional Commissioner and IGP Jammu call on Governor

Dr. Pawan Kotwal, Divisional Commissioner Jammu and Mr. Danish Rana, IGP Jammu, called on Governor N.N. Vohra, at the Raj Bhavan here today to brief him about the arrangements for the Republic Day Celebrations. They also informed him about the obtaining...

24-Jan-2017 Jammu

VC, SMVDU meets Governor

Prof. Sanjeev Jain, Vice Chancellor, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, called on Governor N.N. Vohra, Chancellor of the University, at the Raj Bhavan here today.Prof. Jain informed the Governor about the to-date status of the activities underway to implement...

23-Jan-2017 Jammu

Chairman J&K SHRC calls on Governor N. N. Vohra

Justice (Retd.) Mr.Bilal Nazki, Chairman, J&K State Human Rights Commission, called on Governor N.N. Vohra at Raj Bhavan here today.Justice Nazki briefed the Governor about the functioning of the Commission. The issues discussed related to steps required...

19-Jan-2017 Jammu

ASKPC submits memorandum to Governor

A delegation of All State Kashmiri Pandit Conference (ASKPC) submitted a memorandum to the Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today. In the memorandum the ASKPC has  sought Governor’s  intervention for vacation of encroachments from Kashmiri...

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