Divisional Commissioner of Jammu Dr. Raghav Langar while taking stock of the situation of essentials like medicines, pulse oximeter, mask and other medicines in Jammu division directed to ensure that no higher price is charged on essential medicines. Meeting with Drug Controller and Wholesale Dealers of Pharmaceuticals in Divisional Commissioner he took the stock of medicines, sanitizers, corona-related lines, oximeters, oxygen concentrators. He was informed in the meeting that adequate stock of essential medicines is available so he directed that there should be no shortage of corona-related medications. He also asked the Drug Controller and Wholesale Dealers to ensure that the necessary medicines should remain available. It was also informed that 11500 Valys of Remedesivir are available in the Jammu division.
He was told that the MRP of the pulse oximeter and oxygen concentrator is being monitored. The Drug Controller has also issued a circular in which action will be taken under the Essential Commodities Act. Helpline numbers 01912 538 527 and 9796 011 065 have been issued on the instructions of the Divisional Commissioner.
A day after the visit of the Lieutenant Governor to State Medical College Jammu, Atal Dhullu, Financial Commissioner, Department of Health and Medical Education, has given instructions to take care of Covid patients under the supervision of senior doctors. He has written to the GMC principle that the death toll of Covid patients in Jammu has risen sharply in the last few days. This figure needs to be reduced. He said that the senior doctors of all departments should put more rounds in Covid wards. These patients need the advice of senior doctors. Their frequent rounds can also reduce the death toll of patients. A day earlier, Lt Governor Manoj Sipha had given instructions to increase the visits of senior doctors in Covid wards. Many patients and their carers have alleged that senior doctors do not come to some wards. There is no one to take care of their patients.
Jammu: Major Accident Reported at Gangyal
Today morning around 3 am, a high-speed tipper lorry met with a major accident in the Gangyal area. The tipper was passing from the Gangyal area at high speed, due to which the tipper collided with a road divider and turned turtle. The debris of the road divider is scattered on the road. The driver is critically injured and has been shifted to a nearby hospital.
The lorry was loaded with gravel, and the loaded stone came out on the road. A police party reached the spot and started a probe into the accident.
Secretary Cooperatives directs for expediting liquidation of JAKFED
The Government of Jammu and Kashmir had extended the deadline for liquidation of moveable and immovable assets of Jammu and Kashmir Cooperative Supply and Marketing Federation (JAKFED) by a period of six months. The extension is till 20th August , 2021.
Secretary, Cooperatives, Yasha Mudgal, informed this while chairing a meeting of senior officers of Cooperative Department held in this regard .
The members had a detailed deliberation on the interim report submitted by the Liquidators of JAKFED on this account.
Secretary stressed for expediting the process of liquidation and announced a slew of measures for smooth and timely completion of the process. She asked the concerned for optimally utilizing the extended time for complete liquidation of JAKFED assets and conclude it on a war footing basis.
Yasha Mudgal asked the Liquidators for dealing with the liquidation process with all their technical expertise and efficiency so that the exercise is completed to the best of the interest of the Government.
Liquidator JAKFED, Mahesh Dass, highlighted the issues being faced during the process of liquidation and discussions were held for a workable solution. Accordingly Secretary Cooperatives directed the RC to immediately frame a Committee comprising both Gazetted and Non Gazetted staff for assisting the Liquidators . Subsequently directions were also issued to frame another committee for Authentication of JAKFED record.
The meeting was attended by Registrar Cooperative J&K, Shafqat Iqbal, Special Secretary, Cooperative, Rachana Sharma besides other senior officers of Cooperative and allied wings
‘Strict action against people hurting religious sentiments’: Sukhnandan Choudhary on viral video
Former BJP Minister Sukhnandan Choudhary had an exclusive interview with JK Media executive Ashish Kohli. After a video against Hindu religion went viral on social media, Choudhary condemned the act and said that investigation should be held against such people.
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Q. Sukhnandan Ji, how did you feel after watching the video? Also, how hurt do you feel listening something against your religion?
The video got viral 2-3 days back. First I didn’t watch it but then our BDC Chairman showed it to me. Honestly, I felt hurt. I got to know this person is from Kashmir. See Hindu religion does have different castes but be it Rajput, Brahmin or any other, everyone walks together. I grew up in Madd constituency and every Muslim resident lived like he was our close one.
Every person I’ve ever known in our constituency picked Tiranga with me. I never thought such incidents would happen. Many Panches, Sarpanches and BDC members came to me and told about blocking National Highway the next day but I left it on the Administration. I told if Administration takes this lightly, we’ll handle it our way. Then we organised a Press Conference.
Q. What do you think should be done with such people who try to create differences between 2 religions?
I am no Advocate to talk about any punishment for anyone. But yes we are Dogras. Moreover, we are Hindus and this video did hurt our sentiments. I feel Police should arrest such people and carry out an investigation against them.
Q. We’ve seen these days it’s become easy to defame Hindu religion and Hindu Gods. Be it movies, serials, Shaheen Bagh or Farmers protest, many people raise slogans against Hindu religion. Why?
Hindu religion is the oldest religion. All religions like Sikhism and Islam came after it. We consider them as our brothers and that’s why we ignore such talks. But whatever was said in this video wasn’t bearable. 2-3 more such people and the situations will become worse.
Q. In this video RSS has been targeted particularly. Your take on that?
It isn’t any particular party or caste. It’s against Hindu religion which includes all parties and every single person of Rajouts, Brahmins, Scheduled caste, etc. Government should take strict measures against such people.
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