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Monday, 16 September 2019 | PNS

CM to launch Mukhya Mantri Seva Sankalp

Shimla: Himachal Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur will launch the Mukhya Mantri Seva Sankalp helpline from New M.C. Parking Complex ISBT Crossing (Shimla) on Monday. The helpline has been setup for registering the complaints of citizens of the state and getting the same redressed through the concerned departments. Citizens would be able to get their complaint registered by calling the toll free number 1100 at the Call Centre.

Maha Jan Sampark Abhiyan launched

Chandigarh: Haryana Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Minister, OP Dhankhar launched a unique initiative in Badli assembly constituency, under the state-level Maha Jan Sampark Abhiyan, in which, cloth bags carrying five year achievements of the State Government and promotional material was distributed on Sunday from door to door in all the villages of constituency. The initiative will continue of September 17.

Haryana increase validity of HTET

Chandigarh: Haryana government has now increased the validity of Haryana Teacher Eligibility Test (HTET) certificate from existing five years to seven years, conducted by Board of School Education Haryana, Bhiwani.  A spokesperson said, recently, a meeting was held to extend the validity of HTET certificate, in which, the decision was taken to increase the validity of HTET certificate to 7 years, on the pattern of Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET).

Punjab VB nabs 8 officials during August

Chandigarh: Punjab State Vigilance Bureau, during its ongoing crusade against corruption, has been able to nab eight employees and one private person red handed while accepting bribes in nine different trap cases during August, which includes two police personnel, one employee of revenue department and five from other departments. VB’s Chief Director-cum-ADGP BK Uppal on Sunday said that the Bureau has put up its best efforts to eradicate corruption amongst public servants and others in every sphere during the period.

Eco friendly organic pesticides launched

Chandigarh: Albata Biotech launched ecofriendly organic pesticides for the region to strengthen government’s  organic movement.  Gurpreet Singh, Managing Director, Albata Biotech said company has launched four products namely – Royal Super Grow, Royal Larvend, Royal Clear Mite and Royal Nema which are broad spectrum and contact based products and are helpful in over 350 varieties of fruits, vegetables, flowers and any form of flora.

VDS got overwhelming response from the  state

Patiala: Voluntary Disclosure Scheme of PSPCL for AP/Domestic & Commercial consumers has got overwhelming response throughout the state. A spokesman said, 9012 consumers (which includes 7006 no of  ap,1866 of  domestic and 140 of commercial categories) consumers have applied for extension of their electricity load. If the  consumers declare their electricity load honestly, then PSPCL would  be in  a better position to strengthen its infrastructure and make suitable arrangements  for much better services for  their consumers, he said.

52nd Engineers Day celebrated

Chandigarh: The ‘Punjabi Engineers Welfare Society’-PEWS celebrated 52nd Engineers Day in the auditorium of Law Department, Panjab University here. The engineers working in various departments, boards and corporations were present. Er. Manmohan Singh, President of the PEWS appealed for helping flood victims of the recent havoc of floods in Punjab. It was unanimously decided, that all the engineers of Punjab will contribute one day salary to Chief Minister’s flood victim relief fund.

30 corporates attend in Elante Sports League

Chandigarh: Elante Sports League, tricity’s multi-sport event saw participation from over 30 leading corporates in Punjab. Over 100 enthusiastic participants took part in the three-day sporting event which was held from September11-13. The sports enthusiast participated wholeheartedly in the open tournament across the categories of Badminton, Chess, Table Tennis, and Carrom.The first prize winner of each sport was awarded one complimentary couple’s stay at Hyatt Regency here.

Cricket match at dumping site

Chandigarh: The Municipal Corporation of Chandigarh in collaboration with Dumping Ground Joint Action Committee, Dadumajra organized 20-20 Vishvakarma cricket tournament at the landfill site, dumping ground Dadumajra under ‘beat the plastic’ campaign. KK Yadav, MC Commissioner inaugurated the match. He emphasized on the need to beat the plastic and appealed the local residents to join hands with the MC Corporation to reduce plastic use.

MCC organises training for sanitation workers

Chandigarh: The Municipal Corporation of Chandigarh launched ‘Community Training of Sanitation Workers’ programme for the attendants of toilet blocks, provided and maintained by the MCC throughout the city. The first capacity building workshop, to sensitize the sanitation workers (attendants of toilet blocks) of market areas, green belts, slums and colonies and community toilets, was organised on the directions of MCC Commissioner KK Yadav. Nearly 100 sanitation workers (attendants), from different toilet blocks, attended the workshop.

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