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Mirwaiz chairs Anjuman-e-Auqaf Jamia Masjid meet, discusses safety and upkeep of mosque



Srinagar, Jan 23: A crucial meeting of Anjuman-e-Auqaf Jamia Masjid Srinagar was held under the patronage of its president Mirwaiz Umar Farooq at Jamia Masjid on Tuesday to deliberate upon important issues regarding the safety and upkeep of mosque. The meeting was attended by all members and office bearers of the Anjuman.

A statement issued here said the meeting discussed in detail the precautionary measures that need to be taken for the security and safety of the mosque. It was decided that setting up a fire brigade permanently at the Grand Masjid was very important. CCTVs, fire alarms and smoke detectors will be installed in the masjid premises as per professional advice and expertise.

The meeting decided that lightening detectors and protectors need to installed and for these measures Anjuman-e-Auqaf will seek guidance from the Disaster Management and other concerned departments.

Key decisions regarding cleanliness and upkeep of the mosque both inside and outside were taken.

The members decided that round the clock power and water supply will be made available for the worshipers. The meeting also unanimously decided to implement the guidelines issued by the Srinagar Municipality with regard to Jamia Masjid.

Speaking on the occasion, Mirwaiz directed the members of Anjuman-e-Auqaf Jamia Masjid to keep up the good work to ensure that the sanctity and religious importance of grand masjid and its historical and heritage significance remains intact and to leave no stone unturned in making available all the facilities for the devotees and worshipers.

Members in the meeting also urged the shopkeepers whose shops are under the Auqaf that they should abide by the new rent rules and clear their dues as per the new rules set by the Anjuman so that the rent collected by the Anjuman continues to be spent on the safety beautification and necessary renovation of the masjid.

On the occasion, representatives of Jamia market assured their full support and cooperation to Auqaf Jamia Masjid for the upkeep of the mosque.

The meeting reiterated that in keeping with the tradition of accountability and transparency every year the audit of income and expenditure is conducted by the Auqaf in a most professional manner and is made public through newspapers.

The members in the meeting said that their association and commitment with the mosque is voluntary and not for any worldly benefit but for their belief in the reward in the hereafter and they will always continue to serve the mosque to the best of their ability

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MVD Conducts Inspection of Vehicles, Seized 09 Vehicles



Bandipora, 11 May: Assistant Regional Transport officer (ARTO) Bandipora Mukhtar Ahmad Sofi along with Inspector Mohammad Younis and Inspector Ab Hameed conducted checking of vehicles on various route of Bandipora and recovered fine from the traffic violators, which included use of pressure horns, driving vehicles without requisite documents and not wearing helmets.
During checking at Bandipora and adjoining areas, ARTO Bandipora seized 09 vehicles and recovered fine from violators of traffic rules.
While talking to this reporter, ARTO Bandipora said that the checking was conducted on the directions of Transport Commissioner Kashmir that the checking of vehicles would continue. The inspection team also informed the people about their duties towards observing traffic norms and road safety rules while traveling and said that it was the prime duty of the commuters to raise their voice against  overloading and use of mobile phones by the drivers at the time of driving. ARTO warned the drivers of passenger vehicles to strictly adhere to the traffic rules to avoid any action from the department.

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AMT School Bandipora functioning without Staff;Students Suffer badly




(Nusoo) Bandipora May 03 :
Bandipora Health Sector already in news for its wrong deeds from last 09 months is showing no signs of any improvement in any sphere of its Administrative units. Be it hospital management, availability of Medicine,Doctors and para medical staff is at receiving end.

The only and the first professional institute here in North kashmir’s Bandipora district which started functioning from January 2017 had 43 students enrolled for 03 different paramedical courses who were selected merit basis. The only facility which the institute posses now is its infrastructure and non teaching staff deputed from district hospital bandipora while lacking the most important teaching staff and head of the institution.

Pathetic part of the presently is that despite the dearth of teaching staff, institute provided admission to another batch of 40 number of students selected for current session i.e 2018-19, dectemating the future of already suffering of batch 1st candidates.

Block Medical Officer Bandipora claims that he has the additional charge of Principal AMT School and visits the institute once a month. Students say that BMO only visits the institute for his personal matters and acts very casualy. They further say that he never pays any heed towards the demands of suffering students and has been paying deaf ear to their genuine demands, students at AMT school said.

“Whenever we complained to BMO about the dearth of teaching staff he directs them to visit hospital for clinical practices leaving all codal formalities aside,” a student wishing anonimity said.

“Patients also feel inconvenience because of presence of students roaming in hospital sections without having any clue of clinical practices,” an attendent lamented.

Students claim that they attend the institute regularly, but are being taught by “volunteers and one staff member of district hospital for few days in a week”.

Students while narrating their ordeal shared that “if they will not attend the institute, the time is not far when the institute will be locked and the district will be deprived from this basic facility:.

When this reporter contact Principal AMT school Dr Syed Rehman he told, that “government has not yet created posts for the said institute, then question arises what was the fun to start new batch 2018-19 of 40 students if they were aware that they have already destroy the future of students 2017-18 batch”.

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Bandipora,30 April 2018: To spread awareness among general public about the road safety measures and traffic rules, a Road Safety Week which kick started last week concluded here today at mini secretrait Bandipora of this North Kashmir’s District.

The theme of this year’s Road Safety Week was “Sadak Suraksha Jeevan Raksha”

”The conclusion programme was organised at Mini Secretrait Bandipora where District Development Bandipora Khursheed Ahmad Sanie and Senior Superintendent Bandipora Zulfikar Azad in presence of Inspector’s Motor Vehicle department, Dysp Headquarter, Dysp DAR, Deputy Chief Education Officer Bandipora, District Sicial Welfare Officer, District Nodal Officer ISM Bandipor besides other Motor Vehicle Department officials distributed certificates and trophies among drivers and other personalities who participated in this road safety week.

Speaking On the occasion District Development Commissioner Bandipora said that it is the moral responsibility of every individual to spread message of road safety and hazardous effects of aggressive driving.

He said that road safety week started last week has concluded.

It was organised with the aim of following traffic rules and safe driving.

Meanwhile, correspondent Suhail Rather was also been felicitated during the ceremony.

Hailing the work of Reporter for highlighting such programmes District Development Commissioner Bandipora and Inspector MVD thanked and extended overwhelming greetings for his career.

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