Monday, April 21, 2003, Chandigarh, India

National Capital Region--Delhi


R E G I O N A L   B R I E F S


LOK ADALAT: A Lok Adalat will be held on April 26 under the chairmanship of District and Sessions Judge-cum-Chairman, District Law Services Authority M. R. Batra at the Sessions court complex here. In this disputes related to departments coming under cooperative societies, including cooperative bank societies, Housefed will be solved amicably.

OFFICE-BEARERS APPOINTED: The following have been elected office-bearers of the Goodwill Society: president — Mr K.K. Goyal; general secretary — Mr K.K. Garg; vice-president — Mr I.J. Gupta; finance secretary — Mr Sudarshan Mittal; and joint secretary — Mr Ashok Jindal.

CHEQUES GIVEN: Mr Charanjit Singh Channi, MP, stated in a press note here on Saturday that so far he has issued 1696 cheques for Rs 8 crore to various panchayats, nagar panchayats, municipal councils and NGOs from his MP Local Area Development Fund in Hoshiarpur parliamentary constituency for development works. He stated that of this he had given more than Rs 1.50 crore for the Hoshiarpur segment.

CYLINDERS SEIZED: On the complaint of Mr Jagtar Singh, Assistant Food Supply Officer, Mukerian police, has registered a case under Section 7, EC Act, against Lakhwinder Singh of Teacher Colony, Hajipur, on Saturday. Lakhwinder Singh was doing illegal business of LPG cylinders in the area. As many as 50 LPG cylinders were seized.

KILLED: Daljit Singh of Bainswar village died on the spot when a truck hit his scooter near Ajit Marriage Palace, Tanda, on Friday. The Tanda police has registered a case in this connection.

NOMINATED: The Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India, has nominated Mr Sanjeev Talwar, president, District unit of the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha, Hoshiarpur, as member of the district-level vigilance and monitoring committee of Hoshiarpur district, according to a letter issued by Mr Annasahed M.K. Patil, Minister of State for Rural Development, Union Government, to Mr Talwar.

TRAINING CAMP: A district-level farmers’ training camp was organised here on Saturday. Farmers from all-over the district participated. Dr R.K. Rampal, Director, Agriculture Department, Punjab, presided over the camp. He said meetings, camps and seminars would be organised in the state for the promotion of contract farming.



VISIT: Mr Pawan Bansal, MP, visited Raipur Khurd village, near Airport Chowk, here on Sunday. Residents of the village apprised him of the basic amenities that the village was lacking in. Mr Bansal also visited Tribune Society complex in the village. He assured the villagers of taking up the grievances with the administration. He was accompanied by Mr B.B. Behl, president, District Congress, Mr Pawan Sharma, Mr Didar Singh, president, District Youth Congress.

BOOK RELEASE: The first issue of “Voice of Students”, a news bulletin, was released at the residence of Prof K.N. Pathak, Vice-Chancellor of Panjab University, in Chandigarh on Sunday. Saurabh Joshi, secretary of the local unit of the Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad, and other office-bearers were present on the occasion.

DEMANDED: Members of the Defence Services Civilian Pensioners Welfare Association have, in a resolution forwarded to the Prime Minister, demanded restoration of commuted portion of pension, additional pension for service beyond 33 years and medical facilities. They have also demanded CSD canteen facilities, travel concessions and increase of pension at the age of 70 years and 80 years.

ELECTED: Arun Vasisht was unanimously elected as the president of the Chamoli Parvatiya Vikas Parishad, Chandigarh, at a meeting of the organisation held here, on Sunday. Other newly elected office-bearers include vice-presidents — Shyam Singh Rawat and Birpal Singh Negi; general secretary — Satya Prakash Semwal; secretary — Madan Singh; vice-secretary — Jeet Singh Chauhan; cashier — Darshan Singh Bisht; auditor — Nand Kishore Bhatt; cultural and sports secretary — Subash Bhatt; vice-cultural secretary — Chain Singh Rana and organising secretary — Sanjeev Benywal. Others who have been included in the office-bearers’ list include Umesh Vasisht; Vishwas Bhatt and Satish Bhatt. 

OFFICE-BEARERS: The office-bearers of the Residents Welfare Association of MIG Houses, Sector 40-C, were elected recently. Those elected include: president — P.L. Paul, general secretary — S.K Khosla, senior vice-president — G.S. Dardi, vice-president — Gurcharan Singh, organising secretary — Gurvinder Singh Raja, secretary — M.R. Bhatia, cashier — P.K. Oberoi, legal advisor — Bhajan Singh and auditor — Kashmiri Lal. 

NOMINATED: The president of the local unit of Janata Dal (Secular) has nominated Pran Nath Arora and Mangal Singh as the vice-presidents, P.M. Kashyap and Vinod Kumar as general secretaries, Naseer Ahmed as secretary, Dalbir Singh as cashier and Vijay Kumar, Kewal Krishan, Ram Chander Mishra, Ram Sewak and Ms Jagdish as executive members.

BLOOD DONATION: At least 30 units of blood were donated by members of the Rotary Club, the Rotract Club and the Inner Wheel Club here during a blood donation camp organised by the Rotary Club on Sunday. The camp was inaugurated by HUDA Administrator, Mr M.P. Bansal, who lauded the role of rotarians in the field of community service. The club was assisted by doctors from the local General Hospital and donors were given certificates.

ELECTED: The following have been elected office-bearers of the Residents Welfare Association, Sector-8: Patron — Mr Vinod Kapoor, president — Mr G.S. Rekhi; senior vice-president — Mr K.L. Sawhney; vice-presidents — Mr L.R. Aggarwal and Mr D.K. Saxena; general secretary — Mr Narinder Singh; and finance secretary — Mr P.D. Rampal.



INSPECTION: The Managing Director of the Food Corporation of India (FCI), Mr Naresh Chaturvedi, visited the grain market here to assess the quality of wheat being procured by various procurement agencies on Sunday. The Senior Regional Manager of the corporation, Mr T.C. Gupta, Director, Food and Supply Department, Haryana, Mr S.R. Joshi, and Deputy Commissioner, Mr D.D. Gautam, accompanied the MD. Later talking to mediapersons, Mr Chaturvedi expressed his satisfaction over the procurement of wheat.



CAMPAIGN: The police in the district has launched a special campaign to control crime and nab those who indulge in illegal activities. This was stated by Superintendent of Police M. Chandershekhar here on Sunday.

BLOOD DONATION CAMP: The local unit of the Sant Nirankari Mission on Sunday organised a blood donation camp here which was inaugurated by the Rural Development-cum-Panchayati Raj Minister, Mr Sat Mahajan. As many as 150 volunteers donated blood.

UNAUTHORISED JCBs: As many as 150 unauthorised JCBs, excavation loader machines, have been operating with impunity at Damtal, border areas of neighbouring Punjab. These JCBs are being operated without paying the tax and pose threat to environment.


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