|Thursday, May 11, 2000,
OFFICE-BEARERS: The following have been elected office-bearers of the district unit of the Punjab and Chandigarh College Teachers Union: president Mr Y.R. Handa; and secretary Mrs S. Ghuman.
ANNOUNCED: Mr Sucha Singh Langah, PWD Minister, while addressing a meeting of sarpanches and panches at Dhariwal on Tuesday said the government had launched a Rs 667 crore project for expansion, repair and construction of link roads in the state. Under the project as much as 7961 km of road will be undertaken for repairs during this year.
WATER SUPPLY SCHEME: The local Municipal Council has approached Hudco for getting loans worth Rs 12 crore for the implementation of water supply and sewage schemes in the city. This was disclosed by Mr Sat Pal Sareen, President of the council.
PLAN: The Punjab Government is planning to constitute village-level samitis which will ensure regular supply of drinking water in the rural areas in the state. This was disclosed by Mr Tikshan Sud, State Minister for Excise and Taxation, while addressing BJP workers here on Tuesday. He said he had apprised the Chief Minister of the water shortage problem in the Kandi area, who had promised to provide requisite funds very shortly.
VACCINATION: A hepatitis
B vaccination camp was organised on Sunday at Shri
Hanuman Mandir here by the local branch of the Bharat
Vikas Parishad. As many as 1000 persons were vaccinated.
Mr Vinod Sharma, president of the parishad, said the
third dose would be administered on October 1. The
parishad also organised a seminar on Eye
donation on the occasion. Dr M.S. Bhatia, Head of
the Department of Eye, Rajindra Hospital, Patiala, was
the chief guest, whereas Dr V.P. Goyal, CMO, Civil
Hospital, presided over the function.
KERALA SAMAJAM: The following have been elected office-bearers of the Kerala Samajam; President Mr AV Sankaranarayan; Vice-President Mr Ranjit Kumar; Secretary Mr Suresh KN; Joint Secretary Mr Thomas Verghese; and Treasurer Mr A Ravindran.
PILES: As part of the Parshuram Jayanti, Shri Brahman Sabha here organised a free ayurvedic camp on piles and fistula. Over 100 patients were examined at the camp.
MEDICAL REPS: Members of the Punjab and Chandigarh Medical Sales Representatives (PCMSRU) have condemned certain policies and finance bill of the Central Government. They have unanimously decided to observe strike on May 11 in support of their demands. The call for the strike has been given nation wide by the FMRAI and the NPMO. According to the state president, Mr A Sawhney, their demands include a 40 per cent rise in daily allowance in view of the 40 per cent hike in petroleum prices; ban on sale of medicines on black market and sale of spurious drugs etc.
BAGI GAON:Mr Jagdamba Prashad has been unanimously elected the President of Chandigarh-based Bagi Gaon Vikas Samiti. Mr Dil Margi has been elected the General Secretary, while Mr Amar Dev is the new Vice-President, Mr Guna Nand is the Treasurer.
KALA MANCH: The 10th annual general body meeting of the Kerala Sastra Kala Manch has elected the following office-bearers for the year 2000-2001: President K. Sivadasan, Vice-President N.N. Kutty, General Secretary Mudhusudanan Pillai, Treasurer B.K. Jayan, Secretary (Socio-Political) K. Sasidharan Nair, Secretary (Arts & Culture) N.K. Ramakrishnan, Secretary (Sports, Games & Discipline) Ravi Kumar.
TUBEWELLS: Two tubewells, one each in Sector 9 and 17, constructed by HUDA to ease the problem of low water pressure in the township, were inaugurated by the Deputy Commissioner, Mr S.K. Monga, here on Tuesday.
BRAHMAN SABHA: The following have been elected office-bearers of the Shri Brahman Sabha of SAS Nagar: President Mr Gopal Sharma; Senior Vice-President Mr PP Shukla, General Secretary Mr Tirloki Nath Sharma; Vice-Presidents Mr Vijay Kumar Sharma and Mr DN Sharma; Joint Secretary Mr Brij Nath Sharma; and Cashier Mr VK Sharma.
BREAST FEEDING: The
Ranbaxy Community Healthcare Society organised a talk on
breast feeding at Sahauroan village here on Wednesday. As
many as 52 mothers and adolescent girls participated in
APPOINTED: The Haryana Government has appointed Mr B.S. Sangwan, Superintending Engineer, PWD, Rohtak circle, as Member Secretary of the Haryana State Pollution Control Board.
MURDER: Ram Singh was murdered by two persons at Khidwali village in the district on Monday. According to a complaint lodged by Savitri Devi, wife of the deceased, the accused identified as Kaptaan Singh and Jai Singh of the same village allegedly attacked her husband with a sharp-edged weapon. A case under Section 302, 201 and 34, IPC, has been registered. Meanwhile, in another incident, the police has booked a student on charges of beating and threatening an exam supervisor during examination at Jat College on Monday.
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