The district administration of Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch has organised a programme themed 'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao' on the occasion of National Girl Child Day. The programme was held to aware the citizens of Poonch regarding gender equality. Various kind of activities were organised for girls to celebrate the day. The event took place at Government Degree College of Poonch on January 24. Speaking to ANI, a participant, Khalida said, "I have won many medals at State level in Taekwondo. It is important to provide equal opportunities to girls in all spheres."
Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha took the first jab of COVID-19 vaccine at Government Medical College and Hospital in Jammu on March 04. The second phase of vaccination against coronavirus began on March 01, which covers people above the age of 60 years and those above the age of 45 years with comorbidities.
The Government of India (GoI) has launched many schemes for the betterment of common people especially those who lives in rural and backward areas of Jammu and Kashmir. The Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) has improved mobility of local people in JandK and also generates employment in the areas. Locals of JandK's Udhampur got jobs through this scheme and also appreciated the govt's
Of the many initiatives taken up by the Indian Army to improve the quality of life in Kashmir Valley, Kashmir Super 30 coaching education project is one major highlight. Under this project, Medical, Engineering, NEET aspirants, who are not financially sound, get required guidance and support to crack the entrance exams. Executed by National Integrity and Educational Development Organization (NIEDO), Indian Army oversees the overall administration and logistics. After multiple written exams and screenings, only 30 students get selected from JandK for this programme. These students get trained for 12 months before they sit in the entrance exams. It not just provides an equal opportunity to the under-privileged but also reinvigorate the process of peace, progress and stability in the Union Territory.
Speaking on the current situation in the Kashmir Valley post abrogation of Article 370 and 35A, Lt General of GOC (Chinar Corps), BS Raju, on March 01 said that the Indian Army have been able to establish trust and connect with the public through outreach programs which in turn will manifest into lower terrorist recruitment. "With better outreach programs by Army, civil administration and Police, we have been able to establish greater trust and connect with public. I believe this will manifest into lower (terrorist) recruitment," BS Raju said.
Jammu and Kashmir Sports Council is conducted screening of players for upcoming National Soft Tennis Championships. The trials are being conducted screening committee under the supervision of Divisional Sports Officer at Multi Sports Activity Centre, Gindun Stadium in Rajbagh, Srinagar. Professional coaches are conducting the trials for the upcoming National Soft Tennis Championships."We appreciate that the government is taking trials so that we can excel and get a better opportunities in the championship, said player Arif Farooq.
Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad lavished praise on Prime Minister Narendra Modi while addressing a function by Gujjar Desh Charitable Trust in Jammu. ‘I admire several things about a number of leaders. I am from a village and I am proud of it. A big leader, our Prime Minister, says he is from a village, he used to sell tea. We may have political differences, but at least he doesn't hide his reality,’ the Congress leader said. This comes after PM Modi had given an emotional farewell to the Congressman as leader of opposition in the Rajya Sabha last month. Watch the full video for all the details.
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