January 26 (Scoop News) – Indian Republic Day function were celebrated with enthusiasm at Tehsil, Sub Division and Niabat level in
An impressive function was held at Pulwama in connection with 61st Republic day of
Addressing on the occasion, the Minister highlighted the importance of Republic Day and achievements made by the present coalition government during its one year tenure. She said that scholarships to the tune of Rs. 16 crore were provided under OBC Scheme besides six lakh people got benefit under Old Age Pension Scheme. She said that coalition government under that leadership of Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah will ensure socio-economic development in the state. She said 6000 Anganwari workers and helpers are being appointed under ICDS in the third phase.
A colorful cultural programme was presented at the function by Department of Information in collaboration with students of Education Department and other artisans.
National Flag was also hoisted at Awantipora, Tral and Pampore.
On the occasion of
While addressing a mammoth gathering the Minister paid rich tributes to the martyrs, leaders and others who played instrumental role in creation of the
The Minister said that it was only when villages and towns of any country are developed, the Country is said to be on the path of development. He said that during the last two decade, the lives of people were affected adversely and added that it was the resolve of the Government to compensate for the losses and take the state on the path of peace, progress and development.
Saying that Anantnag is a historical place which has produced great people, who have made the state and the country proud, Ajaz said that the Government is committed to make every village of the district as a modal village.
Elaborating on the results of various centrally sponsored schemes like NREGS and IAY, Aijaz Ahmad Khan said that 47632 job cards have been issued till now and 1048 IAY sheds constructed 41 road projects have been taken up and to increase the power supply about Rs. 64 crore are being invested under Rajiv Gandhi Vidyuti Karan Yojana. He further said that to address the unemployment problem, Sheri-Kashmir Employment Scheme has been introduced in the state.
The MLA, Pahalgam Rafi Ahmed Mir, MLA Shangus Peer Mansoor, MLC, Altaf, DIG South Kashmir, Dr. Kamal Saini, District Development Commissioner Anantnag, Sheikh Mushtaq Ahmed and other civil and police officers
At the end, a prize distribution ceremony was held in which, besides contingents and cultural troops of various departments and schools were awarded.
Similar functions were also held at Tehsil Headquarters of Bijbehara, Dooru, Shangus, Kokernag and Pahalgam.
The Minister was addressing a mammoth gathering at District Police Lines, Baramulla on the eve of celebration of 61st Republic Day function.
On this occasion, the Minister unfurled the Tricolor and also took salute ot the march past from contingents of armed Police, JK Police, NCC, CRPF, Fire and Emergency Services, Police Ladies Wing, IRP and contingents of School Children.
The Minister said that present coalition government is doing a lot for the people. He said that in education sector, against 43 percent achievements made during the year 2000, the present percentage upto 65 percent has been now achieved besides after every one kilometer, the education facilities have been made available to the people.
Later, cultural programmes were presented by Information department and various schools.
Minister for Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution (CA&PD), Qamar Ali Akhoon today hoisted the National Flag at a colorful function organized in connection with Republic Day celebrations at Bandipora. He took salute at the march past presented by the contingents of JKP, JKAP, CRPF, NCC and School Children.
MLA, Nizam-u-Din Bhat, District Development Commissioner, M.S. Sood and the officers of Army, Security Forces, Police and Civil Administration besides prominent citizens attended the function.
Speaking on the occasion, the Minister said that Indian constitution is unique wherein all the people of the country have been given equal rights. He emphasized upon
The Minister said that the government under dynamic leadership of Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah has launched massive development programme in the state and the government is determined to develop all the three regions of the state equally. He said the employment package, setting up of Over Sea Corporation would certainly benefit the unemployed educated youth of the state in providing them job opportunities.
The 61st Republic Day was celebrated in Kulgam with great zeal and enthusiasm. Minister for Forests and environment, Mian Altaf Ahmad unfurled the National Flag and took salute at the march past.
On the occasion, the chief guest said that the sacrifices made by freedom fighters and the towering leaders of the country would always be remembered and their dream of a peaceful and prosperous
Underscoring the need for a peaceful relation between the two neighboring countries of
The contingents of J&K Police, CRPF, NCC and School Children present special cultural programmes on the occasion.
Later, Mian Altaf distributed prizes among the best cadets and cultural artists.
Similar functions were also held at tehsil headquarters of Damhal Hanjipora and Devsar.
Minister for Agriculture, Ghulam Hassan Mir hoisted National Flag at Budgam on 61st Republic Day function here today and took salute on the march past presented by CRPF, JK Police, IRP, Armed Police, and contingents of School Children.
While addressing the gathering on the occasion, the Agriculture Minister, urged the youth to utilize their talent for brighten their future. He said the youth of the
Mir said past two decades created various problems for the people but we have to now work for restoration of lasting peace in the state.
The Minister urged the leaders of
Later, the Minister distributed awards among the students and artists of Information department for their best performance.