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Education Department Announces holidays in summer and winter zone schools of Jammu Division

Jammu and Kashmir Education Department has announced holidays in the summer and Winter Zone schools of the Jammu Division. Summer and Winter are two separate zones in Jammu Division. The summer zone consists of plains, while the winter zone consists of high mountainous areas where snowfall occurs in Winter.

According to the order issued by the Principal Secretary, Jammu and Kashmir Education Department, BK Singh, there will be a holiday in the schools in the summer zone from December 24, 2021, to January 2, 2022, while the schools in the winter zone will remain closed from December 13, 2021, to February 28, 2022. . Even during the holidays, the school will interact with the children at least once a week and solve their problems. At the same time, teachers have also been instructed that they will be in touch with the children through phone and WhatsApp and help them complete their syllabus.

These instructions will apply to all government and private schools. On the other hand, Principal Secretary BK Singh says that all schools will strictly follow this calendar of holidays. Strict action will be taken against schools not following the instructions. In Jammu and Kashmir, schools are closed due to Corona. Schools have not been able to open since March 2021 after the spread of Corona, but children’s online education is going on; during the holidays, schools will not even make children study online. However, from time to time, the school will keep in touch with the children and help them in their studies during the holidays so that the children can be resolved in case of any doubts.

The education department has already announced the Winter holidays in the schools of the Kashmir division. The schools in the Kashmir division run along with the winter zone schools of the Jammu division. There too, schools are closed for about two and a half months due to snowfall in Winter.


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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