03082017-JTR-01.qxd 8/3/2017 1:33 AM Page 1 c m y b THURSDAY | 3 AUGUST 2017 | JALANDHAR JALANDHAR TRIBUNE Workshop on photography Pearls from Batalvi’s life Rocking the humour circuit The Journalism and Mass Communication Dept organises a sixday workshop on photography. P2 The Punjab Lalit Kala Akademi will hold an exhibition of Shiv Kumar Batalvi’s photographs, starting August 4. P3 Comedy in India, like most other fields, has largely been male dominated. P4 FORECAST PARTLY CLOUDY | MAX 29°C MIN 25°C | YESTERDAY MAX 30°C MIN 24°C | SUNSET THURSDAY 7.17 PM SUNRISE FRIDAY 5.41 AM Now, residents can get Aadhaar updated at Head Post Office Soon, land registries to be linked with Aadhaar Pilot project will be initiated at Adampur sub-tehsil Deepkamal Kaur Tribune News Service People visit the newly opened Aadhaar service centre at Head Post Office in Jalandhar. PHOTO: SARABJIT SINGH Our Correspondent Jalandhar, August 2 Deputy Commissioner Varinder Kumar Sharma, along with senior superintendent of the post offices Mohammad Hanif and senior postmaster AK Garg, inaugurated an Aadhaar service centre at Head Post Office here today. Residents can get their Aadhaar details updated at the centre. They can also get print out of the same. The Department of Posts and Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) are jointly providing the service for public’s convenience. Residents can avail the services like update of date of birth, address, mobile number and email id. The current status of Aadhaar, along with all other queries and information, can also be checked at the centre. Deputy Commissioner Varinder Sharma said, “The service will prove to be beneficial for the public.” He thanked the Department of Posts for taking the initiative. The DC urged the authorities to start the facility at all post offices in the Jalandhar division. Jalandhar, August 2 Benami land deals may no longer be possible as the government is coming up with a project to link all land registries with the Aadhaar number. To be initiated as a pilot project at Adampur subtehsil in a month, applications for all land registries will be sought online. These will be linked with the Aadhaar number. Thereafter, the sub-registrar’s office will take fingerprints of property buyers, sellers and witnesses. As per the plan, all applicants will have to move their file online. They will have to scan and attach relevant documents. The software made by the National Informatics Centre will have columns to be filled by the applicants. It will provide an automatic calculator for calculating the registration fee, stamp duty and other charges. The applicants will pay all charges online. They will have to even attach Applications will be sought online ■ To be initiated as a pilot project at Adampur sub-tehsil in a month, applications for all land registries will be sought online. These will be linked with the Aadhaar number. ■ Thereafter, the sub-registrar’s office will take fingerprints of property buyers, sellers and witnesses. As per the plan, all applicants will have to move their file online. They will have to scan and attach relevant documents. ■ The software made by the National Informatics Centre will have columns to be filled in by the applicants. It will provide an automatic calculator for calculating the registration fee, stamp duty and other charges. . applicants tehsil with their ❝Thedocumentswill come to the Their photography original for verification. will be done here. Fingerprints of the buyer, seller, witness and identifier will be taken on a biometric machine. All their dues will be checked at the same moment. Thereafter, our staff will visit the spot and do the needful within a requisite time period. ❞ AN EMPLOYEE OF THE TEHSIL OFFICE their Aadhaar card and PAN while submitting the same. After submitting their applications, the sub-registrar’s office will give them the appointment time, which will be communicated to them through their email ids and SMS. “The applicants will come to the tehsil with their original documents for verification. Their photography will be done here. Fingerprints of the buyer, seller, witness and identifier will be taken on a biometric machine. All their dues will be checked at the same moment. Thereafter, our staff will visit the spot and do the needful within a requisite time period. The applicants will not have to come here again”, said an employee of the tehsil office, who is getting training on the software. The employee said those charged Rs 1,000 for being a witness for a registry would be adversely affected with this move. Pardeep Kumar, naib tehsildar, Adampur, said, “The software will be run on a trial basis. Our staff are taking training. We have to start the project at the earliest. With the system going online, there will be more check.” There is a plan that cases of all registries executed through the online mode will have an automatic mutation done within two weeks or so. “People have a tendency to put off mutation, which often leads to disputes later on. The problem will also be solved with the move”, said revenue officials. GoG project of state govt linked with NRI scheme Jalandhar, August 2 The Guardians of Governance (GoG), a project of the state government, has been combined with 'Friends of Punjab' scheme, which is for NRIs. This was announced by Major General SPS Grewal, vice-chairman of the GoG, here today. He said, "Punjab De Mittar (NRIs) and Khushhali De Raakhe (GOG) will work together." Grewal said, "NRIs want to send money for upgrading their villages but are reluctant to give it to sarpanches fearing it might not be utilised accordingly. From ❝ The government had to start the GoG scheme from July 1 but deferred it for funds. The scheme is now likely to start in October but a final decision will be taken on August 7. ❞ SPS GREWAL, vice-chairman of the GoG now, the GoG will help such NRIs. They want to help widows in villages who don't have any kind of support. GOGs will now prepare a list of such women and get their bank account numbers, which will facilitate NRIs to transfer money directly into the women's accounts." The GOG vice-chairman said the government had to start the GoG scheme from July 1 but deferred it for want of funds. The scheme was now likely to start in October but the final decision would be taken on August 7 during a meeting with the CM, he added. The GOGs will monitor 20 schemes of the Union and state governments. — TNS SNIPPETS Congress observer Vijay Laxmi Bishnoi meets party workers in Jalandhar on Wednesday. TRIBUNE PHOTO Cong observer meets workers Jalandhar: Before the forthcoming organisational elections of the Congress at booth, block and district levels, party observer and senior leader from Rajasthan Vijay Laxmi Bishnoi on Wednesday met party workers. Congress leaders, including MLA Rajinder Beri, former MLA Jagbir Brar, officiating DCC president Daljit Singh Ahluwalia and councilors, attended the meeting. The workers put forth their point that they should not be ignored the way they have been ignored after the elections. They called for a good set-up for the fair elections. The workers demanded that good and promising faces be projected by the party in view of other upcoming elections. Bishnoi assured the workers that the elections would be held in the most transparent manner. TNS ‘Arrest sacrilege accused’ Phagwara: Parallel Jathedars Bhai Dhyan Singh Mand, Baljit Singh Daduwal, Amrik Singh and several activists of SAD (A) have asked the Congress government to put those responsible for desecration of Guru Granth Sahib behind bars. After meeting their supporters, Jathedar Mand threatened to launch a state-level protest if the culprits were not arrested. They said desecration of Guru Granth Sahib would not be tolerated at any cost. OC Ex-servicemen participate in a state-level meeting in Jalandhar Cantonment on Wednesday. PHOTO: SARABJIT SINGH RCF fails to meet work target in first quarter of financial year Envelopes add colour Officials of the factory blame the delay on gaps in the supply chain of certain components ❝ Tribune News Service Jalandhar, August 2 Credited with the rollout of high-speed rake for the Tejas Express shuttling between Mumbai Central and Madgaon railway station two months ago, the Rail Coach Factory (RCF) in Kapurthala has failed to meet the work target in the first quarter of the financial year. Going by the annual target of manufacturing 1,396 coaches, the RCF should have ideally manufactured 465 coaches in the past around five months but so far, it has rolled out only 420 coaches. The authorities blame it on the gaps in the supply chain of certain components. “The raw component suppliers have been making lame excuses for the delay and blaming the GST for the delay. But we are doing everything to bridge the gap so that by the end of the year, we will be able to meet the target. We have started risk purchases from the open market on the part of the supplier. We have also started The raw component suppliers have been making lame excuses for the delay and blaming the GST for the delay. But we are doing everything to bridge the gap so that by the end of the year, we will be able to meet the target. We have started risk purchases from the open market on the part of the supplier. ❞ SUNIL KAPOOR, Chief Public Relations Officer The Railway Coach Factory in Kapurthala has set a target of rolling out another rake for Tejas, which is likely to be used between Ahmedabad and Mumbai. PHOTO: SARABJIT SINGH manufacturing some components in-house. Efforts are being made on war footing to ensure that the gap reduces and we will be able to meet our targets in the next three quarters,” said Sunil Kapoor, Chief Public Relations Officer (CPRO). He added, “We have to manufacture 762 LHB stainless steel coaches this year against 450 manufactured last year. For this, we need 2.5 times more manpower than the present. Since the Railway Board intends to gradually phase out the Integral Coach Factory designed coaches, we will be producing only 231 ICF coaches this time. The RCF has to produce 368 self-propelled coaches and 35 for defence agencies. The total coaches will be 1,396.” The CPRO, who is also secretary to the GM, added, “Since more manpower is required for the manufacture of LHB coaches, we need more staff than the existing 7,500 employees. But the Railway Board does not approve more jobs. It insists that more items be taken from the mar- c m y b ket through outsource or other means. However, the RCF Employees Union is against outsourcing and it wants all components to be made inhouse. So the hands of the authorities here are tied.” The RCF has set a target of rolling out another rake for Tejas, which is likely to be used between Ahmedabad and Mumbai. The post of the GM at the RCF is lying vacant. The GM from Raebareli has been given the additional charge of RCF Kapurthala. , toRakshaBandan Avneet Kaur Jalandhar, August 2 To ensure the safe delivery of rakhis and add more colours to the festival, special envelopes have been designed by the Postal Department to attract customers. These envelopes at post offices are in demand and are being sold at a rapid pace. The envelopes are available in two colours - yellow and pink. These envelopes have the picture of a rakhi and bear the logo of the Postal Department with a heading — Rakhi envelope. These envelops have got a good respond from residents. The cost of one envelop is Rs 10. An official at Head Post Office said, “Costumers are showing a keen interest in buying these envelopes. The sale of these envelopes is increasing with Raksha Bandhan drawing near. These are already much in demand for the past many days.” Aarti Kumari, manager, Speed Post Centre at Head Post Office, said, “A special counter has been set up for posting rakhis. These specially designed envelopes are available at all post offices in the country. We are receiving many couriers from Delhi and other states in the same envelopes. We have also made arrangements for the speedy delivery of rakhis, for which special letter boxes were installed.” Special preference had been given to these envelopes as postman delivers pink and yellow envelopes before other parcels, she added. “Normal paper envelopes get wet easily during the rainy season as Raksha Bandhan comes normally in the first week of August. These envelopes at the post offices are very pretty. These are water proof, apart from being designed especially for rakhis,” said Kulwinder kaur, a customer, who was buying these envelopes at Head Post Office. Missing boy found, one held Jalandhar, August 2 The police today solved a case in which a three-year-old boy, Vansh, went missing from his house at Gandhi Nagar under mysterious circumstances on Monday evening. He was found at Gohir village near a dera in Nakodar on Tuesday morning. The police have arrested 32year-old Bunty, who is believed to be the paramour of Kamaljeet Kaur, mother of Vansh. Navdeep Singh, SHO of Police Division 1, said the accused had a quarrel with Kamaljeet, after which he took Vansh away and left him in Nakodar. Notably, the victim’s picture went viral on WhatsApp and the police had also alerted other police stations in this regard. The SSP uploaded the photograph of the missing boy on the WhatsApp group of police employees. During a checking, the boy was found near a dera. Gulshan Kumar, father of Vansh, who works as a labourer at a sports factory, had filed a complaint with police. A case under Section 365 of the IPC has been registered against the accused. — TNS
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