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16-Apr-2019 Kathua

Ch Lal Singh organized a massive rally at Kathua

Ex MP and President Dogra Swabhiman Sangathan, Ch Lal Singh showed its strength on the last day of the election campaign by organizing a Maha rally at Katua. The ally started from Ram Lila Ground Kathua and passed from almost all parts of Kathua. Large...

14-Apr-2019 Kathua

India called Pakistan's bluff with air strikes : Narendra Modi

India has called nuclear-armed Pakistan's bluff with its air strikes on terror camps in that country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday, adding that one country cannot have two Prime Ministers.Referring to the air strikes by the Indian Air Force...

14-Apr-2019 Kathua

Modi wave stronger now than in 2014 : Narendra Modi

A Modi wave lashing the country is now stronger than what it was in 2014 when he stormed to power, Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared on Sunday."I have gone around the country... I now see a more powerful wave than in 2014. All the surveys are suggesting...

10-Apr-2019 Kathua

DEO Kathua flags-off SVEEP van to spread voter awareness

District Election Officer Kathua, Vikas Kundal, today flagged-off ‘Matdan Mahotsav Van’ to spread mass awareness about the importance of casting vote across the district under Systematic Voter’s Education and Electoral Participation programme.ADDC, Dr. Shubra...

29-Mar-2019 Kathua

Observers hold meeting with candidates, nodal officers at Kathua

General Observers, Kanti Lal Umap and Uma Kant Umrao today held a meeting with nominated candidates of Udhampur Parliamentary constituency here at Kathua to discuss various election related issues besides implementation of model code of conduct (MCC).Police...

07-Mar-2019 Kathua

Rousing reception of Ch Lal Singh at Barnoti

Ch Lal Singh today addressed a mammoth gathering at block Barnoti, Dist Kathua. A bike rally was also organized by the Kathua workers of the Dogra Swabhimaan Sangathan. Hundreds of the supporters of the DSS participated in the bike rally and gave a rousing...

06-Mar-2019 Kathua

Jitendra Singh lays foundation of double lane bridge at Hiranagar

Minister of State in PMO, Dr. Jitendra Singh, today laid the foundation of 40-metre long double lane bridge at Hiranagar here in presence of Advisor to Governor K. K. Sharma.The bridge being constructed with an estimated cost of Rs. 2.6 crore was a pending demand...

30-Jan-2019 Kathua

DDC Kathua launches Sparash Leprosy Awareness campaign

The SPARASH LEPROSY AWARENESS campaign today commenced in the district with District Development Commissioner, Rohit Khajuria, inaugurating the event.The massive awareness campaign is being held from January 30 to February 13, 2019.Among others present were...

29-Jan-2019 Kathua

Dr Jitendra Singh lays foundation of first highway village at Kathua

Minister of State in PMO, Dr. Jitendra Singh, today laid the foundation of highway village along National Highway 44 (NH-44) at Logate Morh in Kathua district. Addressing a gathering after stone laying ceremony, Dr. Singh said that the National Highway Authority...

07-Jan-2019 Budgam

DDC Budgam reviews District Disaster Management Plan

District Development Commissioner Dr Syed SehrishAsgar today reviewed the District Disaster Management Preparedness and restoration of services post snowfall here at a meeting of concerned departments.The meeting, among others, was attended by ADDC Budgam Khurshid...

30-Dec-2018 Kathua

Sports, Cultural Competitions for inmates concludes at Kathua Jail

The 3-days annual Sports and Cultural Competitions for inmates concluded at District Jail Kathua.Dr. Mohammad Sultan lone DIG Prison attended valedictory function and gave away trophies and medals to winners & runner-ups of different games and events...

29-Dec-2018 Kathua

K Vijay Kumar reviews progress on Kathua Medical College

Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar, today took stock of ongoing work on Government Medical College complex and makeshift building for the GMC here at Mahatma Gandhi Hospital.The Advisor was accompanied by Director Health Services, Jammu, Dr. Samir Matoo, Director...

22-Dec-2018 Kathua

Delhi Public School Kathua, organised its 7th Annual Day

Delhi Public School Kathua, organised its 7th Annual Day fuelled up with  the theme Individually  we are different, but together we are a masterpiece.”The theme depicts the celebration of the glorious heritage of our Motherland and the legacy of...

21-Dec-2018 Kathua

Horticulture department organizes awareness camp in Kathua

The Department of Horticulture today organized a mega awareness camp here at village Sahar.Director Horticulture, Rakesh Kumar Srangal, was the chief guest, while Additional District Development Commissioner, Shubra Sharma, was the guest of honor.Over 200...

19-Dec-2018 Kathua

DC reviews road safety measures in Kathua

District Magistrate   Rohit Khajuria, today chaired 5th  District Road Safety Committee (DSRC) meeting and reviewed the implementation of decisions taken at the earlier meeting besides discussing road safety plan.Several decisions were taken in...

18-Dec-2018 Kathua

DC reviews road safety measures in Kathua

District Magistrate Kathua, Rohit Khajuria, today chaired 5th  District Road Safety Committee (DSRC) meeting and reviewed the decisions taken during the 4th meeting besides discussing road safety plan.Several decisions were taken up in the meeting for controlling...

10-Dec-2018 Kathua

DDC reviews progress on Health, Education projects

District Development Commissioner, Rohit  Khajuria today reviewed the financial and physical progress achieved by the Health and Education department in the district.Expenditure incurred against the sanctioned outlay for the year 2018-19 was discussed and...

07-Dec-2018 Kathua

Govt committed to ensure all-round development of State : K K Sharma

Advisor to Governor, K K Sharma today said that the Governor’s administration is committed to ensure all-round development of the state and thrust is being laid on to complete the languishing projects to benefit the people.The Advisor was speaking at a meeting...

05-Dec-2018 Kathua

Dwivedi launches Social Forestry Deptt’swinter plantation drive

Commissioner Secretary Forest, Ecology and Environment, M K Dwivedi, today launched winter plantation drive of Social Forestry Department here at Kishanpur near Chhani in Kathua.The programme was also attended by Director Social Forestry Department Suresh K Gupta,...

13-Nov-2018 Kathua

Arrangements for AB-PMJAY implementation reviewed at Kathua

District Development Commissioner Kathua, Rohit Khajuria, today chaired a meeting here to finalize the arrangements for implementation of Ayushman Bharat – Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY) in the district.ADC Basholi, Sanjay Gupta, ADC Billawar, Joginder...

03-Nov-2018 Kathua

DIC Kathua organizes symposium on ‘Swachhta Hi Seva’

District Information Centre, Kathua today organized a symposium on the theme of “Swachhta Hi Seva” here at Government Middle School ‘A’, Kathua. Students drawn from different classes participated in the symposium and threw light on the subject.During the competition,...

03-Nov-2018 Kathua

DC Kathua flags off ‘Ayushman Bharat Rath’

Deputy Commissioner, Kathua, Rohit Khajuria flagged off ‘Ayushman Bharat Rath’ under Ayushman Bharat- Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY) here today.Speaking on the occasion, the DC informed that the Ayushman Bharat, the biggest government-sponsored healthcare...

01-Nov-2018 Kathua

Kathua: Newly elected Councillors sworn-in

The newly elected Councillors of Kathua Municipal Council were today took oath of office at a swearing-in ceremony here at Shaheed Bhagat Singh Memorial Hall, Near Kathua MC office.The oath was administered by Additional District Commissioner, Kathua, Ghanshyam...

31-Oct-2018 Kathua

DDC declares open block level ‘Khelo India’ sports tournament

District Development Commissioner, Rohit Khajuria today declared open block level sports tournament here at Sports Stadium.The sports is being organised under integrated youth engagement programme –“Sports for Peace and Development” under Khelo India initiative.The...

30-Oct-2018 Kathua

Horticulture Department organises Walnut Fruit Show at Bani

To improve the overall socio-economic condition of the farmers and to especially encourage fruit growers in temperate zone of Kathua district, Department of Horticulture today organized ‘Walnut Fruit Show’ here under Mission for Integrated Development of...

27-Oct-2018 Kathua

Rs 1 cr looted from vehicle in J-K

Unidentified gunmen looted Rs one crore in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district, police said on Saturday.A commercial transport vehicle ostensibly carrying building samples was going from Samba district to Delhi on Friday night when it was stopped by the robbers who,...

17-Oct-2018 Kathua

Agriculture Dept, FCI establish paddy procurement centers

Department of Agriculture in collaboration with Food Corporation of India (FCI) today inaugurated a Paddy Procurement Centre at village Palli of district Kathua.The objective of setting up paddy procurement center at Palli and four other places in Hiranagar Sub...

16-Oct-2018 Kathua

DC lays foundation of community sanitary complex

Deputy Commissioner, Rohit Khajuria today laid foundation stone for the construction of Community Sanitary Complex(CSC) here at GovindsarMorh.The Sanitary Complex will be constructed by Rural Development Department at a cost of Rs 3 lakh under convergence of...

16-Oct-2018 Kathua

DC Kathua flags off farmers’ study tour under MIDH

A farmers’ study tour for “Training within the State” under   Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture (MIDH) 2018-19 was flagged off here today by Deputy Commissioner Rohit Khajuria.During the tour to Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Samba, the...

26-Sep-2018 Kathua

DC flags off Swachhta Marathon

A day long awareness program on Swachta and cleanliness was organized by the Rural Development Department in collaboration with District Administration, here today.The event aimed at to commemorate   Mahatma Gandhi on his 150th birth anniversary...

24-Sep-2018 Kathua

Adhere to model code of conduct: DC asks political parties

Deputy Commissioner, Rohit Khajuria today urged representatives of political parties to adhere to Model Code of Conduct (MCC) guidelines, while listening to their concerns related to Urban Local Body polls here at a meeting.During a meeting with the party representatives,...

22-Sep-2018 Kathua

Navratra arrangements discussed at Kathua

Deputy Commissioner, Rohit Khajuria today reviewed the arrangements for the Navratra festival here at an officers’ meeting.Detailed deliberations were held on various aspects related to the smooth conduct of the festival.The meeting was attended by SSP, ADCs...

16-Sep-2018 Kathua

Three killed in Kathua accident

Three persons were killed on Sunday when a minibus hit a motorcycle they were riding in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.The accident occurred at Kattal Chowk in Hiranagar tehsil.The deceased -- a man driving the two-wheeler and a woman and...

15-Sep-2018 Kathua

Hirdesh reviews power sector schemes in Kathua

Commissioner/Secretary Power Development Department, Hirdesh Kumar, today convened a meeting of officers in Kathua to review the progress of various schemes and programmes in power sector.The meeting was attended by Chief Engineer, EM&RE, Sudhir Gupta, Chief Engineer S&O...

15-Sep-2018 Kathua

‘Swachhta Hi Seva campaign’ commences at Kathua

In continuance with Prime Minister’s 'Swachhata Hi Seva’ movement, Deputy Commissioner, Kathua, Rohit Khajuria today commenced the sanitation campaign in rural and urban areas of the district here today. The campaign will conclude on October 2nd on the...

07-Sep-2018 Kathua

DDC Kathua rolls out sports event calendar under ‘Khelo India’

District Development Commissioner Rohit Khajuria today rolled out calendar of sports events to be held under Khelo-India scheme being held from October 8 to October 23 at District and Block levels.Chairing a meeting, the DDC directed concerned officers for effective...

06-Sep-2018 Kathua

DDC Kathua finalizes MGNREGA Convergence Plan

District Development Commissioner, Kathua, Rohit Khajuria today convened a meeting of District Officers to finalize the convergence plan under MGNREGA for the year 2018-19.During the meeting, the DDC directed all the line departments to converge their plan with...

04-Sep-2018 Kathua

DDC Kathua listens to people`s grievances

District Development Commissioner, Rohit Khajuria today listened to the grievances of public hailing from remote corners of the district. An overwhelming participation of people was witnessed at the grievance redress camp held at the Conference Hall of DC Office...

04-Sep-2018 Kathua

DDC Kathua reviews District Disaster Management Plan

District Development Commissioner, Rohit Khajuria today reviewed the disaster preparedness here at a meeting of District Disaster Management Authority attended by Officers from police and civil departments. After detailed review, Block and Village level disaster...

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