Capt condoles Kamla Sharma’s husband death
Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday condoled the death of Tarsem Lal, the husband of Kamla Sharma, senior journalist of Chardikala. Tarsem Lal (68) breathed his last at the PGIMER on Tuesday morning after a brief illness. He is survived by his wife, a daughter and a son. In his condolence message, the Chief Minister extended his heartfelt sympathies to the bereaved family, relatives and friends of the deceased and prayed to the Almighty to give them the courage to bear this grief. The Chief Minister’s media advisor Raveen Thukral also mourned the sad demise and extended his sympathies to Kamla Sharma and her family.
Hry transfers 19 IAS officers
Chandigarh: Haryana Government has issued transfers and posting orders of 19 IAS and one HCS officers with immediate effect. Atul Kumar, awaiting orders of posting, has been posted as Deputy Commissioner, Faridabad . Anshaj Singh goes as DC Sonipat, Sujan Singh posted as DC Bhiwani, Ashok Kumar Garg as DC Sirsa, Ram Sarup Verma as DC Rohtak, Yash Pal as DC Palwal
CS reviews progress of rail project
Shimla: Himachal Chief Secretary BK Agarwal held a review meeting with Rail Vikas Nigam Limited, an enterprise of Government of India to review Bhanupalli-Bilaspur-Beri New Rail Line Project here. He said, the construction of Bhanupalli-Bilaspur-Beri new rail line project is priority of State Government and all efforts are being ensured to complete the project as early as possible. A monitoring committee under his chairmanship would be constituted to monitor the progress of the project every three months, he said. The process of acquisition of land in six more villages has been completed and compensation will be disbursed shortly. He requested that the forest clearance and land acquisition beyond 20 kilometres should be expedited.
Accredited certification important in int’l trade
Chandigarh: Accredited inspection, testing or certification is not only important for promoting confidence in them but has become a vital tool in international trade by facilitating acceptance of certifications and test reports across borders, said Lt. Gen. Sanjay Chauhan, DG, DGQA while speaking in the celebration of the World Accreditation Day as the chief guest. He also shared the attitudinal change happening within the defence procurement system, moving away from the Inspector Raj to self-driven quality conscious providers. Dr RP Singh, Secretary General, Quality Council of India, said that accreditation can support in improving quality of goods and services in all sectors where QCI has a vital role in supporting implementation of international standards and global best practices in industries.
Seminar organised for Principals
Chandigarh: A seminar was organised at Shri Vishwakarma Skill University transit campus at Gurugram for Principals of Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) of the state as part of University's outreach programme among state’s youth from ITIs and schools. Principals from around 100 ITIs attended the seminar. Encouraged by the idea of promoting skills for greater employability the principals consented to provide facilitation to SVSU at their ITIs for reaching out to students willing to take up skill-based diplomas and degrees at SVSU, admissions for which are currently going on.
CM approves creation of post of Jr engineer
Chandigarh: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal has approved the creation of one post of junior engineer on contract basis at each block of the state under MGNREGA for its better implementation and to ensure making timely 100 per cent payment to unskilled workers. A spokesman said the posts will be filled through service provider under outsource policy and the qualification and eligibility criteria for recruitment will be three years diploma in Civil Engineering from an institute recognised by the Central or State Government with basic knowledge of computer application and two year experience in relevant field.