Chandigarh, Jan 28 –Haryana Agriculture Minister,
Mr. Paramvir Singh today inaugurated a toll free number
1800-180-1184 to facilitate livestock owners in the
State in getting any kind of information concerning the
livestock by dialing this number.
Mr. Paramvir Singh launched this facility at
a function organized by Lala
Lajpat Rai University of Veterinary and Animal
Sciences in Hisar where
he also visited an exhibition on the occasion of
‘Livestock Day’ and released a magazine dedicated to
the welfare of livestock. The Livestock Day was
coincided with the birth anniversary of great freedom
fighter Lala Lajpat Rai.
While speaking on the occasion, Mr Paramvir
Singh lauded the decision of the Chief Minister of
Haryana, Mr. Bhupinder Singh Hooda to set up such a
university named after Lala Lajpat Rai. He said that it
was due to the valiant efforts of such freedom fighters
that the country achieved its freedom. The economy of
the state and the country, he pointed out, was largely
dependant upon agriculture and the livestock owned by
He said that there were 75 lakh cows and
buffaloes in Haryana besides which, the vocation of
poultry and fisheries too had come up in a big way. A
large number of umemployed youth had been able to start
their own ventures in this area. The Haryana Government,
on its part, had implemented a number of welfare schemes
in the fields of dairy development and animal husbandry.
The State Government was also making all out efforts to
prevent the spread of any kind of disease among the
livestock in the State, he said.
Chandigarh, Jan 28- Haryana Chief Minister, Mr
Bhupinder Singh Hooda today said that a special
fortnight-long anti leprosy drive would be launched in
the State from January 30 to identify those suffering
He said that this drive would be launched from
the martyrdom day of Father of Nation, Mahatma Gandhi on
January 30 and would continue upto February 13,2012.
He said that the symptoms of leprosy included
white or yellow patches on body with loss of sensation,
sudden fall of hair of eye lids and stiffness of skin.
While urging the people to cooperate in this drive, he
said that those having such symptoms, should not hide
them, but contact the State Leprosy Cell, Swasthya
Bhawan, Sector 6, Panchkula on any working day between 9
a.m. and 5 p.m. or on phone number 0172-5064915 and
Chandigarh, Jan 28 – In view of the announcements
made by the Haryana Chief Minister, Mr. Bhupinder Singh
Hooda, the Panchayati Raj Department has, sofar during
the current financial year, spent over Rs. 3.56 crore on
construction of three dozen lanes in various villages in
While giving this information here today, an
official spokesman said that in this Block, Rs. 16.90
lakh had been spent in the village namely Amritsar Khurd
on the construction of a concrete lane. Similarly in
village Beharwal an amount of Rs. 9.51 lakh was spent
for the same purpose. In village Bhuratwala an amount of
Rs. 22 lakh and in village Dhani Shera an amount of Rs.
17 lakh was spent on the construction of concrete
Giving further details, he said that in
village Dholpullia an amount of Rs. 11.44 lakh was spent
on the construction of concrete lane whereas in village
Humayun Khera it was Rs. 7.07 lakh, in village
Karamshana Rs. 13.73 lakh, in village Kashi Ka Baans
Rs. 27 lakh, in village Kesupura Rs. 13.32 lakh, in
village Kharisureran Rs. 14 lakh, in village Kishanpura
Rs. 3 lakh, in village Mallekan Rs. 11 lakh, in village
Mamrekalan Rs. 7 lakh and in village Mithanpura Rs. 4
The other villages where similar work was
carrried out included Mojukhera where a sum of Rs. 22
lakh was spent, in Pratap Nagar it was Rs. 12 lakh, in
Pharka Rs. 11 lakh, in TalwaraKhurd Rs. 18 lakh, in
Thobria Rs. 10 lakh, in Kuttabarh Rs.11 lakh, in
Mirzapur Rs. 12 lakh, in Neemla Rs. 4 lakh, in Shekhu
Khera Rs. 14 lakh, in Budhimedhi Rs. 6 lakh, in Kumthala
Rs. 10 lakh, in Kripal Patti Rs. 7 lakh, in Ratta Khera
Rs. 5 lakh, in Chilkani Dhab Rs. 6 lakh, in Mehna Khera
Rs. 11 lakh, in Meethi Sureran Rs. 12 lakh and in
village Umedpura Rs.11 lakh.
Chandigarh, Jan 28 –Haryana School Shiksha Pariyojna
Parishad has invited proposals from reputed Non
Government Organisations, Societies, Organizations of
state level or nationally and internationally renowned
artists in the field of performing arts to organize a
talent search programme.
While disclosing this here today, an official spokesman
said that the the talent search programme would be
organized in the areas of music, clay modelling and
drama to cover children studying in Government
Secondary Schools including class 9th and 10th across
said that these activities would be conducted through
renowned performing artists in the arts of music, clay
modeling and drama; Voluntary Organizations; NGOs and
Societies for Performing Art at the school level as well
as district level in the State. He added that the
Parishad had been established by Government of Haryana
for implementing a flagship national programme namely
Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan in financial
partnership with Government of India.
said that individuals and organizations interested in
undertaking these activities could submit their
proposals to the State Project Director, Haryana School
Shiksha Paryojna Parishad on 11th February, 2012 upto 5
p.m. The individuals or organizations shortlisted on the
basis of details provided would be informed through
e-mail for interaction with the State Resource Group
on February 13, 2012 at 10 a.m. Proposals recommended
by the State Resource Group to the Parishad for the
assignment of the project would be considered by the
State Project Director whose decision would be final.
He also informed that detailed terms and
conditions could be seen on the Website of Haryana
School Shiksha Pariyojna Parishad i.e www.ssaharyana.org before
the submission of proposals.
Chandigarh January 28- ‘In Search of Stars’, a book
in its Hindi, Punjabi and Urdu editions written by Ms.
Dheera Khandelwal and published by S.Chand and Co. New
Delhi, would be released by Haryana Chief Minister,Mr
Bhupinder Singh Hooda at a function organised in Haryana
Niwas, Sector-3, Chandigarh, on January 31, 2012. The
function will be held from 11a.m. onwards and would be
attended by many renowned litterateurs, critics and
Ms. Dheera Khandelwal is an IAS officer of
the 1986 batch who belongs to the Haryana cadre.
an another attempt to explore her poetic mood, Mrs.
Dheera Khandelwal’s book ‘In Search of Stars’ is a
collection of Japanese poems told from a new perception.
The book, an anthology of Haikus, offers an insight into
the very important form of traditional Japanese
poetry.It is prevalent about haikus that some haiku
poets are concerned with their haiku being expressed in
one breath and the extent to which their haiku focus on
“showing” as opposed to “telling”. This is the genius of
haiku using an economy of words to paint a multi-tiered
painting, without “telling all”.