Mid Day Meals in schools through Panchayats

Mid Day Meals in schools through Panchayats

SRINAGAR: The SAC approved the action of the School Education Department in putting in place a mechanism for implementation of the Mid-Day Meal (MDM) Scheme in Government Schools through Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRIs). The School Education Department had notified a mechanism vide Government Order No: 202-Edu of 2019, dated 17.06.2019 for implementation of the MDM […]

Advisor Skandan for expediting hi-speed internet to panchayats

Advisor Skandan for expediting hi-speed internet to panchayats

SRINAGAR: The Advisor to Governor, K Skandan Saturday asked the concerned departments to expedite the process to operationalize the Hi-Speed Internet facility to Gram Panchayats (GPs) in the State. He made these remarks while reviewing the status of Union Government’s National Optical Fibre Network (NOFN) scheme in Jammu and Kashmir. The Advisor reviewed the strategy […]

Electrification, system strengthening, loss reduction works in PDD devolved to Panchayats

Electrification, system strengthening, loss reduction works in PDD devolved to Panchayats

SRINAGAR: The Government Wednesday ordered the devolution of electrification, system strengthening, loss reductions works in Power Development Department (PDD) to the Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRIs). According to the order issued by PDD, the Government has directed the devolution in exercise of powers conferred under sub-section 4 of section 12 of the Panchayati Raj Act, 1989 […]

Social Forestry programmes also devolved to PRIs

Social Forestry programmes also devolved to PRIs

SRINAGAR: The government Wednesday ordered the devolution of various development programmes, schemes and activities relating to Social Forestry Department to Panchayati Raj Institutions in pursuance to the provisions contained in the J&K Panchayati Raj Act, 1989 (amended up to October 2018). According to the order issued by Department of Forest, Environment & Ecology, the government […]

JK govt ropes in NIRDPR Hyderabad for capacity building of Sarpanchs, Panchs

HYDERABAD: Jammu and Kashmir government is devising a comprehensive training and capacity building programme for Sarpanchs and Panchs to facilitate them discharge their responsibilities effectively. In this connection, a day-long workshop was conducted at the National Institute of Rural Development & Panchayati Raj (NIRDPR) here to fine-tune the training and capacity building module. The workshop […]

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