|Wednesday, July 19,
GRANT UTILISATION: Mr Narinderjit Singh, DC, said here on Monday that the Rs 135.85 lakh grant from the Centre for various welfare schemes would be distributed on "first start " basis for the ongoing welfare schemes. He also sought a utilisation certificate within a month of the receipt of grant.
TEACHERS NOT PAID SALARIES: Hundreds of teachers of this area, working in government high schools and secondary schools, have not been paid their salaries for June till date. According to the information available, they have not been paid salaries because the Education Department and the Finance Department have not given the required sanction of posts and DDO powers to the person concerned. Some teachers, while giving this information, alleged on Tuesday that this was happening many times, but the departments were not bothered at all.
DRIVE: The voters of Kharar who have not been given photo identity cards so far will be photographed on July 22 in Kharar. Giving this information on Tuesday, Mr Devinder Singh, SDM Kharar, said the drive to prepare identity cards in Kharar subdivision got a very good response in the past few days. He said about 300 identity cards were prepared in villages daily. He said all employees of the BDO office and municipal committees had been motivated to make this campaign a success.
RESENTMENT: Residents here have complained that there is only one messenger at the local telegraph office against the actual strength of five. They have sought an increase in the strength of messengers.
DEFECTION: Senior youth leaders of Sarb Hind Shiromani Akali Dal Satinderjit Singh Lucky, chief secretary, youth wing, Punjab, and Satinderpal Singh Joga of Kapurthala district left the party on Monday and joined the SAD. This was stated by Mr Jatinder Pal Singh Palahi, general secretary of SAD.
DEFERRED: Residents of Palahi village deferred their decision to block traffic on the G T Road here on Tuesday. The protest was against the delay in the completion of Phagwara-Patiala road.
SOUGHT: The General Categories Welfare Federation on Tuesday sought the dropping of Punjab Tourism Minister, Chaudhary Swarna Ram, from the Cabinet for playing caste and arm- twisting politics by threatening to quit in case the government implemented the Supreme Courts ruling about employees promotions.
ADMISSIONS: On the
second day of joint admissions to B.E./B.Arch courses,
Panjab University, on Tuesday, admissions in the defence,
military, paramilitary, sports, backward classes, freedom
fighter, handicapped and riot victims categories were
taken up. All seats were filled except for the single
seat reserved for a riot victim in the Department of
Chemical Engineering and Technology.
SHOT AT: Mr Subhash, a property dealer, was shot at and injured while he was taking his meal in his house in Adarsh Nagar area here on Monday. A case has been registered. According to the police, an old enmity was stated to be the cause of this incident.
INSPECTION: Officials of the Labour Department inspected the factory of the Osram India Limited on the Sonepat-Bahalgarh road, about 3 km from here, on Monday and detected certain irregularities relating to the violation of labour laws as well as the Factories Act.
RESULTS NOT DECLARED: Resentment prevails among students against the non-declaration of their results by the Haryana Board of School Education. Many students said their results had been withheld on the charge of copying but they said 45 of them had not appeared in the above-mentioned examinations.
IDOL INSTALLED: An idol of Swami Braham Parkash ji Maharaj was installed by Mrs Krishna Hooda, president of the womens wing of the district unit of the Haryana Vikas Party, at a function held at Bhatgaon village, about 15 km from here, on Monday.
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