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Saturday, 15 June 2019 | PNS

Badnore inaugurates blood donation camp

Chandigarh: On the occasion World Blood Donor Day, the Punjab Governor  VP Singh Badnore inaugurated blood donation camp in a fully equipped mobile bus designed with the help of the department of Transfusion Medicine, PGIMER Chandigarh at Punjab Raj Bhawan. While inaugurating the blood donation camp within the bus stationed, Badnore called upon the citizens to come forward and voluntarily donate blood. 'Safe blood for all' is this year's slogan given by World Health Organisation (WHO). As many as 40 units of blood were collected in the blood donation camp held in Punjab Raj Bhawan.

219 boxes of illicit liquor seized

Chandigarh: Crime Investigation Agency of Haryana Police in Panipat district has seized 219 boxes of illicit Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) which was being smuggled in a truck. A spokesman said Police has arrested driver of the truck and helper, who have been identified as Sahzad and Kamru, both resident of district Muzzafarnagar in Uttar Pradesh. The seized liquor was being smuggled to Bihar. During preliminary interrogation, accused revealed that they were carrying seized liquor from Karnal to Bihar for smuggling. A case under relevant sections of IPC and Excise Act had been registered against the accused. Both were taken on remand by producing them in the Court.

Speaker accepts Daulatpuria’s resignation

Chandigarh: Speaker, Haryana Vidhan Sabha, Kanwar Pal has accepted the resignation of MLA from Fatehabad Assembly Constituency, Balwan Singh Daulatpuria. The Fatehabad MLA had joined the BJP recently after quitting the INLD. As a notification issued by the Haryana Vidhan Sabha Secretariat, consequent upOn the acceptance of the resignation of Balwan Singh Daulatpuria, the seat of 40-Fatehabad Assembly Constituency has fallen vacant with effect from June 6.

PGIMER Faculties condemn WB incident

Chandigarh:  The Faculty Association (FA), PGIMER has strongly condemned this gruesome act and urged Government of West Bengal to take strong action against the culprits. FA, PGIMER, Chandigarh also requested Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare Dr Harsh Vardhan to kindly take a note of the grave situation and do the needful. We feel safety and security of doctors and other healthcare workers are absolutely essential requirement in order to ensure timely patient care and a good learning environment for students, the FA said. FA extended full support to the cause and reemphasized the requirement of security in all hospitals so that such incidents can be prevented in future.

JAC Delegation meets ex-PM

Mohali: A delegation of joint action committee (JAC) met ex-Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh at New Delhi. Chairman, JAC, Ashwani Sekhri; President, Punjab Unaided Colleges Association (PUCA), Anshu Kataria; President, ETT Federation,  Nirmal Singh etc were the part of the delegation.   In 45 minutes long meeting, Sekhri emphasized on the problems which may arise in the small unaided colleges of India as per the new draft of education policy. Kataria said that at the end of the June, JAC would hold a Punjab level Education Summit of stakeholders in which 4 Education Ministers, Secretary, Directors related to the schools, Higher Education, Technical Education, Medical Education etc would participate.  After the summit, the report would be submitted to Chief Minister, Punjab and Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Governance reforms dept holds workshop

Chandigarh: In a step towards implementation of digital Punjab project, a workshop on Enterprise Architecture (The Open Group Architecture Framework-TOGAF) was organized by Department of Governance Reforms (DoGR) at Punjab Bhawan here under the chairmanship of Chief Secretary Karan Avtar Singh along with all the Administrative Secretaries and HoDs with a vision to adopting the holistic framework, named IndEA (India Enterprise Architecture) in order to bring transparency, efficiency, accountability and accessibility across the Line Departments. The Department of Governance Reforms (DoGR) had invited Dr. Pallab Saha, Chief Architect, The Open Group & President, Association of Enterprise Architects (India) to familiarize the officers with TOGAF and provide a forum to exchange views on enterprise architecture developments in the state.

IAS officers relieved

Chandigarh: Haryana Government has relieved IAS officers namely Shekhar Vidyarthi, Geeta Bharti, Nikhil Gajraj and Maheshwar Sharma from the office of Chief Electoral Officer, Haryana with immediate effect as the process for Lok Sabha Elections-2019 has been completed.

Hry issues orders

Chandigarh: Haryana Government has granted the Super Time Scale to 19 HCS officers with effect from January 1, 2019. These included Varsha Khangwal, Virender Singh Sehrawat, Ashima Sangwan, Satyender Duhan, Manita Malik, Satbir Singh, Amrita Singh, Yogesh Kumar, Vandana Disodia, Subhita Dhaka, Jaideep Kumar, Samwartak Singh Khangwal, Anurag Dhalia, Subhash Chander Sihag, Satish Kumar Jain, Yogesh Kumar Mehta, Devi Lal Sihag, Prithvi Singh and Naveen Kumar Ahuja.

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