Lieutenant Governor’s decision of covid care centres with 5 fully equipped beds in every Panchayat was well received by the public. However, a fraud in Budgam’s Panchayats facilities has led the Administration down once again.
According to Gulistan News’ report, a covid care centre at a Panchayat in Budgam set up in a Government School had only an arrangement of 4 temporary beds without oxygen support. The Panchayat workers informed Media that they had personally paid for some things while the others were on rent.
“Our Block members instructed us to arrange beds, mattresses and sheets for covid patients in our Panchayat. Everything is handled by Sarpanch and Panchayat Secretary. We paid for these things ourselves. The BDO isn’t answering our questions. I don’t know when we’ll get our money back.” a Panchayat worker said
“On the ground level, people borrowed mattresses during Administration’s tour of the District. After that, they returned it back – a poor arrangement. When I asked ACD about the matter, he quoted ‘Everything is fair in war’. This statement doesn’t suit the present conditions. The recovery rate is high and positive cases have declined.” Gulistan News reporter said
There are 296 Panchayats in Budgam district and Administration’s per Panchayat budget has been amounted to 1 lakh. However, the funds haven’t been received by the workers yet except 2 masks, 6 tablets and a cloth.
“The isolation centres arranged at Schools is a big failure. No cleanliness, no hygienic toilets, no water facility and no electricity. How will a covid patient survive? The beds temporary, unfit for a common man. It would be a better decision if 3-4 Panchayats were clubbed together for the arrangement.” Raja Muzzafar, an activist said
Muskan Langoo, Content writer, JK Media
Top JeM Pakistani terrorist killed in Pulwama encounter
In view of the Pulwama encounter that took place on Saturday morning, Inspector General of Police Kashmir, Vijay Kumar informed that the topmost Pakistani terrorist has been killed in the encounter.
Kumar said, “Topmost Pakistani terrorist affiliated with proscribed terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) Lamboo was killed in today’s encounter. Identification of the second terrorist is being ascertained.”
“Mohd Ismal Alvi alias Lamboo alias Adnan was from a family of Masood Azhar. He was involved in the conspiracy and planning of the Lethpora attack. He stayed with Adil Dar till the day of fidayeen attack, a viral video of Adil Dar had his voice in it”, said IGP Kashmir.
Kumar later congratulated the Indian Army and Awantipora Police for their support.
Earlier today, security forces gunned down two terrorists during an encounter here at Hangalmarg in the Dachigam forest area and recovered AK and M4 rifles from their possession, police said.
The joint operation, which was launched this morning, is still in progress.
“Operation Hangalmarg, #Pulwama. A Joint Operation was launched today morning at Hangalmarg in Dachigam forest, Pulwama based on Jammu and Kashmir Police inputs. Contact was established. Two #Terrorists eliminated. One AK and one M4 were recovered. Joint Operation in progress,” the Chinar Corps tweeted.
Further details are awaited.
Fish farm in Ganderbal damaged by cloudburst
A fish farm has sustained substantial loss due to a cloud burst in central Kashmir district of Ganderbal, officials said on Saturday.
A private fish farm at Gutlibagh, in Ganderbal, was damaged due to the cloudburst and lost all fishes, they added.
However, there was no report of any loss of human life in the incident.
Meanwhile, the Private Fish Farm owners have appealed to the Government, especially Principal Secretary to Government, Agriculture Production & Fisheries Department, and also Director Fisheries J&K to consider an Insurance scheme for private fish farms, to safeguard, against damages due to natural disasters, including floods.
Kulgam youth secures All India Rank 2 in IES-2020, LG extends good wishes
A youth from south Kashmir’s Kulgam has achieved a rare feat by securing a 2nd all India rank in the Indian Economic Service(IES) 2020 drawing appreciation by Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha.
LG Sinha while confirming the development on his official Twitter handle, congratulated Tanveer Ahmad Khan, a resident of Nigeenpora Kund area of the south Kashmir district on his achievement.
The LG said he has “always believed that the youth of J&K are inherently capable & full of potential”.
Congratulations to Tanveer Ahmad Khan of Nigeenpora Kund,Kulgam for getting AIR-2 in Indian Economic Service(IES)2020.I have always believed that the youth of J&K are inherently capable & full of potential.His feat will inspire &motivate our youngsters.I wish him a bright career. pic.twitter.com/PaCryiZQ6Y
— Office of LG J&K (@OfficeOfLGJandK) July 31, 2021
While wishing Tanveer a bright future, the LG said his feat will inspire and motivate the youngsters in the UT while also putting Tanveer’s picture on Twitter.
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