J&K governor reviews security situation, calls for constant alertness
Wednesday, 21 August 2019 Jammu and Kashmir governor Satya Pal Malik on Wednesday evening reviewed the security situation in Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh regions, and called for constant alertness to ensure peace and normalcy.
Pulwama, is a leading producer of milk in Jammu and Kashmir with the production of 310 thousand tones of milk in 2019-20. Milk cooperatives in the district have been pivotal in enhancing the income of farmers and have attracted educated youth towards this lucrative practice. In order to provide marketing and other facilities, District administration of Pulwama has also established Automatic Milk Collection Centres (AMCCs) across Pulwama, so that these youth who collect milk under this scheme can sell their milk at these centres. The milk is then supplied to other districts of Kashmir valley.The Umeed programme under the Jammu Kashmir State Rural Livelihood Mission (JKSRLM) is a Centre sponsored scheme to encourage youth to be self dependent and self sufficient. Under this scheme, youth of Pulwama both boys and girls have established milk societies. The beneficiaries of this UMEED scheme hailed the efforts taken by the district administration as now not only they earn for themselves but also provide employment to others of Pulwama district.
The price of vegetables has raised the graph in Chhattisgarh and Jammu and Kashmir. Not only has the rain affected the supply and sale of vegetables but the ongoing Corona issue has also stayed the people to purchase vegetables from outside.
The Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers are on high alert at the international border with Pakistan in Jammu region. The soldiers are doing their routine patrolling with promptness to stop any infiltration activity from the Pakistani side. The neighbouring country continuously tries to infiltrate the terrorists inside Indian borders. Irrespective of seasons, these BSF soldiers guard the borders for the country by risking their lives. They are vigilant about any activity in the air, on the ground and also underground tunnels. BSF Jawans say they are alert 24x7 and 365 days to guard the borders and are ready for any challenge. The BSF Jawans are also vigilant about the drones as Pakistan has attempted many unsuccessful bids using drones for the infiltration and spying into Indian territory. A Pakistani drone, loaded with a sophisticated rifle and some grenades, was shot down by the BSF along the International Border in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir on June 21. Pakistan is also sending illegal consignments of narcotics and drugs and is also indulged in infiltrating terrorist ranks.
A batch of 250 residents of Jammu and Kashmir returned from Pakistan on June 25 via the Attari-Wagah border. Shivraj Singh Bal, SDM, Amritsar-2, said, "748 Indians have registered themselves to return to the country out of which 250 people of J and K are returning today." "There are around 400 passengers of J and K, and they will be sent directly to Lakhanpur from Attari and they will be further quarantined in the state only," the SDM added.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi performed Sindhu Darshan puja on his arrival at Nimu the forward brigade place in Ladakh on July 03. Yesterday, PM Modi made a surprise visit to Ladakh to meet the soldiers in Leh amid the ongoing border tensions with China. Earlier, PM Modi visited the Hall of Fame Museum which is run by Indian Army in Leh. He also paid tribute to soldiers killed in action during Galwan Valley clash.