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02-Mar-2019 Poonch

LoC flare-up: 60 families flee Poonch village for safety

60 families comprising around 300 people have fled their homes for safety as Indian and Pakistani armies continued to pound the Line of Control here Saturday amid heightened tensions between the two countries.The families on Friday afternoon left their...

12-Feb-2019 Poonch

DDC Poonch flags off 5 day tour of Horticulturists

District Development Commissioner, Rahul Yadav, today flagged off Horticulture tour for 22 farmers of the district under PMKSY.ADDC Abdul Hamid and other senior officers were present on the occasion.Duirng the tour, the farmers drawn from Mendhar, Surankote and...

20-Jan-2019 Mendhar (Poonch)

Dogra Swabhimaan Sangathan gets Rousing reception at Mendhar

Ch Lal Singh former Cabinet Minister and Ex MP along with a team of DSS addressed a mammoth gathering at Mendhar. While addressing the gathering Ch Lal Singh President DSS said the time has come to decide the fate of Jammu and the people of the Jammu will...

15-Jan-2019 Poonch

Khurshid Ahmed Ganai listens to people’s issues at Poonch

Advisor to Governor, Khurshid Ahmed Ganai today listened to people’s issues and grievances during his visit to this border district.Around 17  delegations from across the district met the Advisor and   projected developmental needs of their respective...

11-Jan-2019 Poonch

DDC Poonch inaugurates KVIB’s workshop on NSSH

District Development Commissioner    Rahul Yadav today inaugurated one day workshop under National Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe Hub(NSSH)  and other related schemes organized by Jammu and Kashmir Khadi & Village Industries Board Poonch,...

10-Jan-2019 Poonch

Development a distant dream for Poonch residents : Dr Shehnaz Ganai

Dr Shehnaz Ganai, Ex MLC today convened a youth Convention at Dak Bungalow at Poonch in which the young brigade hailing from the villages participated and welcomed Dr Shehnaz Ganai warmly.While speaking on the occasion Dr Ganai said that development of...

02-Jan-2019 Poonch

Poonch: DDC flags off farmers’ tour

A group of 15 farmers drawn different areas of the district Poonch was flagged off for 3-day training programme by District Development Commissioner  Rahul Yadav, here today.The training programme is being organized by the department of Agriculture...

01-Jan-2019 Poonch

DDC Poonch inaugurates science exhibition

A one-day District Level Science exhibition under RAMSA was inaugurated by District Development Commissioner Poonch Rahul Yadav here today.DDC inspected the models displayed by the students and appreciated the talent of the students.In the exhibition,...

30-Dec-2018 Poonch

Horticulture department organises one day mega awareness camp

The Department of Horticulture Sunday organized a  daylong Mega awareness camp at Rajpura Mandi in district Poonch.More than 400 Farmers participated and put forth problems faced by them regarding Horticulture which were addressed on the spot.On the...

27-Dec-2018 Poonch

DDC Poonch reviews performance of banks at DLRC meet

District Development Commissioner Poonch Rahul Yadav today chaired a meeting of District Level Review Committee (DLRC) and reviewed the performance of the Banks for the quarter ending September 2018.The meeting was attended by Lead District Manager (LDM) D K...

25-Dec-2018 Poonch

Ensure supply of essential services in rural areas : Dr Shehnaz Ganai

Dr Shehnaz Ganai Ex MLC today visited Panchayat Dingla in Poonch to listen to the grievances of the people of the area, where large gathering including ladies had gathered to welcome the leader. While listening to the grievances the people of the area complained...

09-Dec-2018 Poonch

Advisor Vijay Kumar visits CHC Mandi, reviews health facilities

Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar today visited the Community Health Centre Mandi and took stock of health services provided to the people at this  health institution.Principal Secretary Health Atal Dulloo accompanied the Advisor during the visit, while...

08-Dec-2018 Poonch

14 dead in Poonch deadly road accident

Fourteen people were killed and several were injured after a bus they were travelling in skidded off the road and fell 100 metres into a rocky gorge in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district today, the police said. The bus was going from Loran to Poonch, 175 km...

29-Nov-2018 Poonch

Dr Shehnaz Ganai Inaugurates PHC at Plera, Provides Ambulance

Member Legislative Council, Dr Shehnaz Ganai today Inaugurated Public Health Centre Plera, in Tehsil Mandi and also provided Ambulance, purchased through Constituency Development fund, to Primary Health Centre in presence BMO and other health officials, Panches,...

26-Nov-2018 Poonch

Education key to building Nation : Dr Shehnaz Ganai

Hon’ble MLC, Dr Shehnaz Ganai, today inaugurated newly constructed additional accommodation of School Building of Model Higher secondary school at Sawjian in Tehsil Mandi, Poonch, consisting of six class rooms, one Computer Lab, ICT enabled Smart classes with...

16-Nov-2018 Poonch

Six months after his funeral, man returns home in Poonch

It may sound bizarre but that is exactly what has happened in Mendhar area of Poonch district in Jammu and Kashmir. A youth presumed dead nearly  six months ago walked back home on Friday.Muhammad Muzamil went missing from his home in Qasab village...

05-Nov-2018 Poonch

DC Poonch reviews functioning of Revenue Department

Deputy Commissioner, Rahul Yadav, today chaired a meeting of officers of the Revenue Department to review the functioning of the department.Assistant Commissioner Revenue, Bashir Ahmed Lone, SDM Mendhar, SDM Surankote, Tehsildars of Haveli, Mandi, Surankote,...

03-Nov-2018 Poonch

Over 100 trucks still stranded on Mughal Road

Owing to snowfall, about 105 trucks continue to be stranded since Thursday night near Pir Ki Gali on the Mughal Road in south Kashmir.Sub Divisional Magistrate (SDM), Surankote Mohammad Saleem Qureshi told GNS that 105 trucks continue to remain stranded due...

28-Oct-2018 Poonch

DC Poonch visits Qila market and other areas of Poonch town

District Development Commissioner Rahul Yadav today visited different areas of Poonch town . He was flanked by CMO besides Officials from Departments of PHE and Municipality.During the visit DC inspected the drainage system and water pipes in Qila market, Mohalla...

17-Oct-2018 Poonch, Rajouri

DGP visits Rajouri and Poonch

Director General of Police J&K Dilbag Singh, IPS during his visit to Poonch and Rajouri held darbars with jawans and officers besides chaired review meetings with officers.Deepak Kumar Salathia, IPS DIG Rajouri-Poonch Range and Shri Rajiv Pandey, IPS SSP...

13-Oct-2018 Poonch

DDC asks telecom operators to improve connectivity in Poonch

Deputy Commissioner Poonch Rahul Yadav today directed the telecom service providers to immediately restore and improve the mobile phone network connectivity in the district to avoid further inconvenience to the local subscribers.The DC was speaking at a meeting...

02-Oct-2018 Poonch

DC Poonch organises mega cleanliness drive at Pir ki Gali

District Development Commissioner Rahul Yadav today organised a cleanliness drive at Pir ki Gali under Swachhata hi Sewa campaign 2018. Students from HSS Surenkote, HSS Bafliaz and GDC Surenkote participated in the cleanliness drive. BDO's, DPO's of Surenkote...

01-Oct-2018 Poonch

DC Poonch reviews implementation of MR Vaccine Campaign

Deputy Commissioner Poonch Rahul Yadav today urged upon the school heads, health officials  and civil society to join hands to achieve  hundred percent coverage under Measles-Rubella (MR) vaccination campaign.  He was chairing a meeting of senior...

25-Sep-2018 Poonch

DC Poonch reviews performance of banks at DLRC meeting

District Development Commissioner Rahul Yadav today chaired a meeting of District Level Review Committee (DLRC) and reviewed the performance of the banks for the quarter ending June 2018.The meeting was attended by Lead District Manager (LDM) D K Bali, LDO RBI...

17-Sep-2018 Poonch

DC Poonch discusses activities for Municipal Election

Deputy Commissioner Rahul Yadav (District Election Officer) today chaired a meeting of officers designated as Nodal Officers for different activities in the district for smooth conduct of Municipal Elections 2018.The meeting was attended by ADDC Abdul Hameed,...

16-Sep-2018 Poonch

DDC Poonch listens to pubic grievances at Bufliaz

District Development Commissioner Rahul Yadav today listened to public grievances here at Bufliaz.He interacted with the public, assessed their problems and redressed several issues on the spot in presence of SDM Surankote, Tehsildar Bufliaz, and other police...

16-Sep-2018 Poonch

Shehnaz provides funds for construction of advocate chambers

Dr Shehnaz Ganai today provided funds out of  the construction of a place within the District court Complex in Poonch for the lawyers to facilitate them to attend to the litigant issues. The demand for the construction of appropriate place for the...

13-Sep-2018 Poonch

DC Poonch reviews arrangements for Gurumat Samagam

Deputy Commissioner, Poonch, Rahul Yadav convened a meeting to review the arrangements for upcoming Gurumat Samagam at Dera Nangali Sahib, Poonch here today.The meeting was attended by Dy.SP HQ Nawaz, Tehsildar Haveli ,Shehzad Latif Khan , CMO Mumtaz Bhatti,...

08-Sep-2018 Poonch

K Vijay Kumar reviews developmental, security scenario in Poonch

Advisor to Governor K Vijay Kumar today took stock of the developmental and security scenario in Poonch during his day-long visit to the borders district.Advisor held separate meetings with the local Legislators, civil and police administration and met several...

07-Sep-2018 Poonch

DC Poonch chairs District Road Safety Committee meeting

Deputy Commissioner, Rahul Yadav, today chaired meeting of District road safety committee to discuss road safety measures.The meeting was attended by ADC Basharat Hussian , DySP Bisham Dubey, CMO Mumtaz Bhatti,  OC 79 RCC ,CEO Poonch, ARTO Poonch, XEns...

06-Sep-2018 Poonch

DC Poonch supervises EVM Training session

Under the overall supervision of Deputy Commissioner, Poonch, Rahul Yadav, a training session was conducted today to impart practical knowledge of Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) to ROs and AROs.While speaking on the occasion, the DC informed that the training...

05-Sep-2018 Poonch

DDC Poonch reviews land acquisition cases

Deputy Commissioner Poonch, Rahul Yadav convened a joint meeting with revenue officers and executing agencies to review the status of land acquisition cases in ongoing developmental projects in the district. The meeting discussed land acquisition cases under...

04-Sep-2018 Poonch

Rural Medical Infrastructure, a Forgotten priority : Dr Shehnaz

Dr Shehnaz Ganai MLC, today provided two Ambulance, purchased through Constituency Development fund, to Primary Health Centre Sathra  in Tehsil  Mandi and PHC Chandak in Tehsil Havelli in District Poonch. The ambulances were handed over to CMO...

04-Sep-2018 Poonch

40-year-old man killed after hit by speeding LP Truck in Poonch

A 40-year old man was crushed to death by a speeding LP Truck at Sangla area of Surankote in Poonch district late last evening.Reports reaching GNS said that the LP truck (JK02B-2285) hits the man last evening at Sangla village. In the mishap, the man...

01-Sep-2018 Poonch

DC Poonch Declares Open Khelo India sports Tournament

District Development Commissioner Poonch, Rahul Yadav today decalred open the sports tournament under Khelo India Programme, the ‘Sports for Peace and Development, here at Sports Stadium.Over three months long sports event lasting till November 29, 2018 will...

24-Aug-2018 Poonch

Baba Budha Amarnath ji Yatra concludes

With the last batch of pilgrims of Baba Budha Amarnath ji Yatra 2018, the Chhari Mubarak reached the holy shrine here today evening.Member Parliament, Jugal Kishore Sharma, Legislators Ravinder Raina, Pardeep Sharma and Vibodh Gupta alongwith Deputy Commissioner...

21-Aug-2018 Poonch

DDC Poonch inspects developmental works, festival arrangements

District Development Commissioner, Rahul Yadav today visited tehsil Mandi to inspect the developmental works and arrangements made for the upcoming festivals of Eid-ul-Azha and Charri Mubarakh.He was accompanied by Tehsildar Zaheer Raina, Naib Tehsildar Abid...

06-Aug-2018 Poonch

DDC Poonch reviews progress under CAPEX Budget

District Development Commissioner Rahul Yadav today chaired a meeting to review the physical and financial achievements under District CAPEX Budget and Centrally Sponsored Schemes.The meeting was attended by senior functionaries of   departments of...

04-Aug-2018 Poonch

DC Poonch convenes Public Grievances redressal camp at Khari Karmara

District Development Commissioner Rahul Yadav, today held his first public grievance meeting at Khari Karmara. District officials from the departments of PWD, PHE, RDD, PDD, CMO, SWD, FCS&CA, Agriculture department, Animal Husbandry attended the meeting.During...

01-Aug-2018 Poonch

DDC Poonch inaugurates WSS Dungus Kamsar

District Development Commissioner, Rahul Yadav today inaugurated Lift Water Supply Scheme Dungus Kamsar.SE PHE Arun Raina, ExEn Rajinder Sharma, concerned AEE, JEs and other field staff of the department were present on the occasion.The scheme, completed and...

30-Jul-2018 Poonch

Swatchh Sarvekshan(G): DC Poonch reviews preparedness

Deputy Commissioner, Rahul Yadav today chaired a meeting to review the preparedness for 'Swachh Sarvekshan Grameen – 2018- a survey  being conducted by Ministry of Drinking water and Sanitation to develop ranking of all states and districts of India on...

27-Jul-2018 Poonch

DC Poonch urges eligible families to avail benefits of PMAY

The District Development Commissioner Rahul Yadav today called upon the eligible families to avail the benefits of Prime Minister Awas Yojna (PMAY) scheme.The PMAY Scheme is an initiative of Government of India which aims at providing affordable housing...

13-Jul-2018 Poonch

DC Poonch meets injured at DH Poonch; provides relief assistance

The Deputy Commissioner Poonch Rahul Yadav visited District Hospital Poonch and met persons who were injured in a road accident at Shahpur. He enquired about their well being and directed doctors to provide them best possible treatment.All the injured were...

12-Jul-2018 Poonch

Div Com Jammu visits JU Satellite Campus : inspects construction work

The Divisional Commissioner, Sanjeev Verma today visited Dingla where satellite campus of Jammu University is being established and inspected construction works on academic and residential blocks and girls’ hostels besides land development and fencing work.During...

10-Jul-2018 Poonch

Director reviews RDD works in Poonch, Surankote blocks

Director Rural Development, Jammu Mohammad Mumtaz Ali today chaired a meeting to review physical and financial progress achieved under various schemes here in twin blocks of Poonch and Surnkote.Detailed deliberation was held on various schemes being implemented...

09-Jul-2018 Poonch / Shopian

Governor Reviews the Status of Mughal Road Project

Governor N.N. Vohra, undertook a road journey between Poonch and Shopian on the Mughal Road today afternoon to gain a first hand assessment about the maintenance of this prestigious road link between Rajouri- Poonch area and Kashmir Valley.Earlier in the day,...

09-Jul-2018 Poonch

Vehicle returning from marriage party plunges into gorge, two killed

Two persons were killed and another was injured after a vehicle returning from marriage function met with an accident at Dana area of Mandi in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.Reports reaching GNS said that the vehicle (Tata sumo-JK11-3933) skidded off...

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