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Dr Vinay Thusoo is the New Vigilance Officer, Jammu University

Dr Vinay Thusoo today took over as the new Departmental Vigilance Officer, University of Jammu. The Departmental Vigilance Officer, JU shall function under the University of Jammu administration under the aegis of the Anti Corruption Bureau, Jammu & Kashmir, Government.

He succeeds outgoing Departmental Vigilance Officer Dr Imran Farooq, who has been relieved of this charge after a successful tenure of four years. Dr Vinay Thusoo is a PhD from Jammu University and is in Incharge of Media and Official Spokesperson of the University of Jammu. He has twenty years of experience in the area of Media and Public Relations.

He was nominated as Social Media Champion, the University of Jammu by Ministry of Education, Govt of India and is also Nodal Officer, Jammu University for Hon’ble Prime Minister’s Swacch Bharat Internship Programme, Government of India.  In addition, Dr Vinay Thusoo, in his capacity as Media Head and Spokesperson, University of Jammu, was instrumental in the formulation of the new Media Policy for the premier institution.

He is also handling the media broadcasting (Video & TV documentaries) and the Twitter platforms of Jammu University. Dr Thusoo is also the Convener of the Jammu University Media Committee. He is a member of the University Business Incubation and Innovation Centre (UBIIC). Dr Thusoo is a member of the University of Jammu Special Purpose Vehicle Foundation (UOJSPVF).

He is part of the Media Advisory Board, Hindu Education Society Kashmir (Regd). In addition, he is serving as Honorary Media Advisor to Stratfirst India (leading consulting group of professionals with domain expertise across the entire network of the Knowledge sector: from secondary education to skills to higher education & research).

He is Vice-Chancellor’s nominee in the Board of Studies in Hospitality & Tourism Management, Maharaja Ranjit Singh Punjab Technical University, Punjab. He is also a member of the Board of Studies in Journalism and Media Studies, University of Jammu.


Delegation of Jammu University Teachers’ Association calls on Lt Governor

Today, the office-bearers of the Jammu University Teachers’ Association called on Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha at Raj Bhawan.

The delegation led by the President of the Association, Prof. Pankaj Srivastava, submitted a memorandum of demands to the Lt Governor pertaining to various welfare issues of the teachers of the University including promotion under CAS; grant of earned leave and enhancement of the age of superannuation to 65 years in favour of teachers, and various other benefits as per UGC regulations, besides establishment of housing society exclusively for University teachers.

The Lt Governor, while interacting with the delegation members, advised them to make continuous efforts to create a conducive environment for learning and innovation in the University.

The Lt Governor assured them that the issues projected would be looked into meticulously for their early redressal.

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JKP Border Battalion aspirants submit memorandum to Div Com Jammu

Today, a delegation of aspirants seeking recruitment in the Jammu and Kashmir Police Border Battalion called on Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Dr Raghav Langer.

The Aspirants apprised the Divisional Commissioner that they had applied for the post of Head Constable advertised by the Jammu and Kashmir Police Recruitment Board in 2019 and appeared in Physical and medical tests. But now, the JKP HQRS (police recruitment board) has reissued an advertisement notification for the recruitment of Head Constable in the border battalion.

The Aspirants demanded the withdrawal of the new advertisement issued by JKP HQRS. They further appealed to conduct the written examination of already qualified candidates and give a separate ad for more vacancies.

The Divisional Commissioner gave a patient hearing to the delegation and assured that the matter would be taken up with police authorities.

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Jammu Police Foils Bovine Smuggling Bid, 2 Arrested

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Nagrota police recovered six cattle from a stubble-laden truck going from Jammu to Kashmir. The accused had made a wooden box inside the vehicle. Although cattle were kept hidden inside this box, the top and front of the box were loaded with straw so that the police personnel posted at the checkpoints did not even know that cattle were being smuggled in the truck.

The vehicle driver, Obad-ul-Rehman resident of Belicharana and his companion Murad Ali resident of Belicharana, Satwari, were arrested. A case was registered against both of them at Nagrota police station for violating the order of the district commissioner and cruelty to cattle. The police are not even denying that the accused must have stolen these cattle from somewhere. The interrogation of both is on.

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On the midnight of Wednesday, Thursday, on strong information about cattle smuggling, police personnel blocked the Ban toll plaza on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway. During this, vehicle number JK02AW-5753, carrying straw from Jammu to Kashmir, was stopped by the police personnel for investigation. However, when the people in the vehicle were asked about their destination, they could not answer satisfactorily.

Due to suspicion of the words of both the occupants of the vehicle, the police personnel searched the vehicle. When the stubble was removed, the police personnel found a wooden box inside the vehicle. When I looked inside the box, there were cattle there. After the cattle were recovered from the vehicle, the people tried to run away, but the police personnel did not let them escape. The vehicle was seized on the spot. Both the passengers in it were taken into custody.

Amish Mahajan

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