Press Releases

07 August 2020
07-08-2020
07 August 2020

  • Chandigarh August 7: Haryana Chief Minister, Mr. Manohar Lal and Union Minister of State for Labour and Employment (Independent Charge), Mr. Santosh Kumar Gangwar today inaugurated Plasma Bank at ESIC Medical College and Hospital, Faridabad.
  • It is pertinent to mention that plasma banks have also been set up at Rohtak, Gurugram and Panchkula districts too. The COVID-19 vaccine trials are also underway at Pandit Bhagwat Dayal Sharma University of Health Sciences, Rohtak.
  • The Chief Minister and Union Minister of State for Labour and Employment inaugurated the Plasma Bank at ESIC Medical College and Hospital, Faridabad through video conferencing from Haryana Bhavan in New Delhi.
  • While appealing to the people who have recovered from COVID-19 infection, both the Chief Minister and Union Minister of State said that on humanitarian grounds all such people should come forward and donate plasma to COVID-19 infected patients.
  • The Chief Minister said that so far 350 people in Haryana have donated their plasma. Significantly an online portal for plasma donation has also been started by Haryana Government.
  • On this occasion the Chief Minister in his address said that while learning from experiences during the COVID-19 Pandemic situation, new arrangements have been made in the State. Out of 39,500 COVID-19 infected patients in Haryana, about 32,500 persons have recovered from the disease and there are about 6200 active cases.
  • He further informed that as many as 20,000 tests are being conducted on daily basis in the State. So far, nearly seven lakh tests have been done. ESIC hospitals have done commendable work in treating COVID-19 infected patients. For boosting immunity resistance, Ayurvedic medicines are being distributed free of cost in Haryana.
  • Speaking on the occasion, Union Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Mr. Santosh Kumar Gangwar lauded the works and arrangements made by the State Government for treating COVID-19 patients.
  • He said that in order to control the spread of COVID-19 Pandemic, apart from Sant Nagar and Basai Darapur, testing facilities by Indian Council of Medical Research are being made available at ESIC hospital in Faridabad.
  • Media Advisor to the Chief Minister, Mr. Amit Arya, Special Officer to the Chief Minister, Mr. Sumit Kumar, Secretary, Union Ministry of Labor and Employment, Mr. Heeralal, Director- General, Employees State Insurance Corporation(ESIC), Mrs. Anuradha Prasad, Financial Commissioner, ESIC, Mrs. Sandhya Shukla, Joint Secretary, Union Ministry of Labour and Employment, Mrs. Vibha Bhalla, Commissioner, ESIC, Mr. P.B Mani and Medical Commissioner ESIC, Mrs. P.L Choudhary were present.
  • Chandigarh August 7: In line with Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal’s commitment to decentralize the powers to ensure more development at grass root level, the Haryana Government has created 20 new posts of District Municipal Commissioners.
  • While stating this here today, Director General, Urban Local Bodies Department Mr Amit Kumar Agrawal said that a notification has been issued in this regard. He said that in all the districts (except Charkhidadri and Faridabad) a District Municipal Commissioner each would be posted whereas, Charkhidadri district would be clubbed with Bhiwani district.
  • While enumerating details about the jurisdiction of these newly created/designated posts of District Municipal Commissioners, he said that for district Gurugram, the District Municipal Commissioner would have the jurisdiction of Municipal Council, Sohna, Municipal Committee, Pataudi, Municipal Committee, Farukhnagar and Municipal Committee, Haily Mandi with Headquarter at Gurugram.
  • For District Rohtak, the District Municipal Commissioner would have the jurisdiction of Municipal Committee, Meham, Municipal Committee, Kalanaur and Municipal Committee, Sampla with Headquarter at Rohtak.
  • For District Hisar, the District Municipal Commissioner would have the jurisdiction of Municipal Council, Hansi, Municipal Committee, Barwala, Municipal Committee, Narnaund, Municipal Committee, Uklana, Municipal Committee, Bass and Municipal Committee, Sisai with Headquarter at Hisar.
  • For District Sonepat, the District Municipal Commissioner would have the jurisdiction of Municipal Council, Gohana, Municipal Committee, Gannaur, Municipal Committee, Kharkhoda and Municipal Committee, Kundli with Headquarter at Sonepat.
  • For District Panipat, the District Municipal Commissioner would have the jurisdiction of Municipal Committee, Samalkha with Headquarter at Panipat.
  • For District Karnal, the District Municipal Commissioner would have the jurisdiction of Municipal Committee, Taraori, Municipal Committee, Nilokheri, Municipal Committee, Gharaunda, Municipal Committee, Assandh, Municipal Committee, Indri and Municipal Committee, Nissing with Headquarter at Karnal.
  • For district Yamunanagar, the District Municipal Commissioner would have the jurisdiction of Municipal Committee, Radaur and Municipal Committee, Sadhaura with Headquarter at Yamunanagar.
  • For district Panchkula, the District Municipal Commissioner would have the jurisdiction of Municipal Council, Kalka with Headquarter at Panchkula.
  • For district Ambala, the District Municipal Commissioner would have the jurisdiction of Municipal Council, Ambala Sadar, Muncipal Committee, Naraingarh and Municipal Council, Barara with Headquarter at Ambala Sadar.
  • For district Kurukshetra, the District Municipal Commissioner would have the jurisdiction of Muncipal Council, Thanesar, Municipal Committee, Shahabad, Municipal Committee, Ismailabad, Municipal Committee, Ladwa and Municipal Committee, Pehowa with Headquarter at Kurukshetra.
  • For district Kaithal, the District Municipal Commissioner would have the jurisdiction of Municipal Council, Kaithal, Municipal Committee, Pundri, Municipal Committee, Cheeka, Municipal Committee, Kalayat and Municipal Committee, Rajound with Headquarter at Kaithal.
  • For district Sirsa, the District Municipal Commissioner would have the jurisdiction of Municipal Council, Sirsa, Municipal Council, Mandi Dabwali, Municipal Committee, Rania, Municipal Committee, Kalanwali and Municipal Committee, Ellenabad with Headquarter at Sirsa.
  • For district Fatehabad, the District Municipal Commissioner would have the jurisdiction of Municipal Council, Fatehabad, Municipal Council, Tohana, Municipal Committee, Ratia, Municipal Committee, Bhuna and Municipal Committee, Jhakhal Mandi with Headquarter at Fatehabad.
  • For district Rewari, the District Municipal Commissioner would have the jurisdiction of Municipal Council, Rewari, Municipal Committee, Dharuhera and Municipal Committee, Bawal with Headquarter at Rewari.
  • For district Mahendergarh, the District Municipal Commissioner would have the jurisdiction of Municipal Council, Narnaul, Municipal Committee, Mahendergarh, Municipal Committee, Kanina, Municipal Committee, Ateli Mandi and Municipal Committee, Nangal Chaudhary with Headquarter at Narnaul.
  • For district Jhajjar, the District Municipal Commissioner would have the jurisdiction of Municipal Council, Bahadurgarh, Municipal Council, Jhajjar and Municipal Committee, Beri with Headquarter at Jhajjar.
  • For district Jind, the District Municipal Commissioner would have the jurisdiction of Municipal Council, Jind, Municipal Council, Narwana, Municipal Committee, Safidon, Municipal Committee, Julana and Municipal Committee, Uchana with Headquarter at Jind.
  • For district Palwal, the District Municipal Commissioner would have the jurisdiction of Municipal Council, Palwal, Municipal Council, Hodal and Municipal Committee, Hathin with Headquarter at Palwal.
  • For district Nuh, the District Municipal Commissioner would have the jurisdiction of Municipal Committee, Nuh, Municipal Committee, Ferozpur Jhirkha, Municipal Committee, Tauru and Municipal Committee, Punhana with Headquarter at Nuh.
  • For district Bhiwani and Charkhi Dadri, the District Municipal Commissioner would have the jurisdiction of Municipal Council, Charkhi Dadri, Municipal Council, Bhiwani, Municipal Committee, Siwani, Municipal Committee, Bawani Khera and Municipal Committee, Loharu with Headquarter at Bhiwani.
  • Referring to the powers and responsibilities of the District Municipal Commissioners, Mr Agrawal said that they would exercise all powers of the Deputy Commissioners as exercised earlier under municipal act. Apart from this, superintendence, control and monitoring of the Municipal bodies fall under their jurisdiction. He said that District Municipal Commissioners would coordinate with the District Administration as well as the other Line Departments/offices for implementation of the government policies and schemes.
  • He said that they would also supervise the implementation of centrally sponsored schemes as well as state government schemes or programmes, projects and other activities entrusted to the Municipal Bodies and take cognizance directly on matters or complaints against officers or officials of the respective Municipalities as ex-officio Chief Vigilance Officer.
  • Mr Agrawal said that the District Municipal Commissioner would be the Head of Office and would exercise all such financial powers relating to Municipal Councils and Municipal Committees under his/her jurisdiction in the respective district. They are empowered to sanction the developmental work/projects upto Rs 50 lakh for each work or project and rate approval upto Rs 50 lakh in respect of Municipal Councils and Municipal Committees falling in their respective jurisdiction.
  • Chandigarh, August 7 - The Haryana Sahitya Akademi has decided to declare Kriti Awards after the approval of Academy President, Mr. Manohar Lal. The decision of declaring the awards has been pending for several years.
  • The Akademi will be distributing the award prize money as per rules and information will be given to all the litterateurs regarding the same.
  • Giving information in this regard today, a spokesperson of the Haryana Sahitya Akademi said that the details will be sent digitally and through registered post as the Akademi is unsure regarding organizing a public function but after the circumstances become normal the litterateurs will be honoured at a public forum.
  • Revealing further details the spokesperson said that under Shresht Kriti Puraskar Yojana (2016) for Hindi literature, Mr. Harbhagwan Chawla from Sirsa will be awarded with Maithilisharan Gupt Shresht Kriti Puraskar (Poetry) for 'Isi Akash Mein', Mr. Vikesh Nijhavan, from Ambala will be awarded with Vishnu Prabhakar Shresht Kriti Puraskar (story / short story) for ‘Chuan Tatha Anya Kahaniya’, Dr. Usha Aggarwal from Mumbai and Mr. Balraj Saini, from Jammu will be awarded with Munshi Premchand Shresht Kriti Puraskar (Novel) for ‘Barf Ke Kalin Par Nanhe Pav’ and ‘Deh Gayee Deewar’ respectively, Mr. Sham Lal Kaushal from Rohtak will be awarded with Hazari Prasad Dwivedi Shresht Kriti Puraskar (Lalit/Satirical Essay) for ‘Agyakari Pati Hone ke Fayade’, Mr. Vedprakash Nagpal, from Chandigarh will be awarded with Rahul Sanskritiyayan Shresht Kriti Puraskar for 'Mera Zindgi Naama' (Biography/Autobiography/Memoirs), Mr. B.D. Kalia from Panchkula will be honoured with the Dharamveer Bharati Swarna Jayanti Shresht Kriti Puraskar (Travelogue/Diary/Reportage) for ‘Sahitya Prapat’. They will each receive a cash award of Rs 31,000.
  • Similarly in the Hindi language, Mr. Jai Bhagwan Sharma will be given the Guru Jambheshwar Swarna Jayanti Shrestha Kriti Puraskar (Paryavaran) for ‘Swacchta Aur Hum’ and will receive prize money of Rs 31,000.
  • Similarly under Sresht Kriti Puraskar Yojana (2016), in Haryanvi Language and Literature category for Kavita/Ragini Mr. Lehra Singh Attri from Fafdana, Karnal will be awarded for ‘Chal Dikhadun Ajab Najjara’ in folk literature/folk culture/folk art, Mr. Rammehar Singh from Jind will be awarded a cash award of Rs 31,000 for Haryanvi Ragini Sahitya Vishleshan.
  • In the Hindi Story Competition category Mr. Harbhagwan Chawla from Sirsa will be awarded Rs. 5,000 for the story ‘Laut Te Hue’, Mr. Vijay Kumar Balyan ‘Vibhor’ from Rohtak will be awarded Rs. 4,000 for story ‘Mera Astitva’ Mr. Anand Prakash Artist from Bhiwani will be awarded Rs. 3,000 for ‘Jaisi Karni Waisi Bharni.’