x

Like our Facebook Page

   
Early Times Newspaper Jammu, Leading Newspaper Jammu
 
Breaking News :   CRPF company commander thrashed by subordinates in Kashmir | Birth certificate no longer mandatory for passport; PAN card, Aadhaar, driving license will suffice | Ayub Pandith lynching: Main accused killed in encounter, 20 other arrested, informs IG Kashmir | More shelling by Pak to boost LeT's 'Year of Kashmir' campaign | Batch of 1002 pilgrims leave for Amarnath from Jammu | 9 soldiers, 2 civilians martyred in July in Indo-Pak LoC fights | Shutdown continues in parts of central Kashmir | One militant killed after army foils infiltration bid in Nowgam sector | Support Panthers party to empower Jammu Pradesh: Harsh | Efforts to create divide between Army, police by 'anti-nationals' won't work: GoC 15 Corps | 1,141 pilgrims leave for Amarnath Yatra | Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC in Uri sector, no casualties reported | DH Poonch in shambles, authorities in deep slumber | Tarigami suffers heart attack, admitted at SKIMS | J-K youth who won digital skills contest recalls challenges | I&FC Poonch accused of embezzlement of funds | 3 OGWs arrested in Srinagar; one AK-47 recovered | 'Chhari Mubarak' taken to Shankaracharya temple | Freshly recruited Govt lecturers call on MLA Rana | Shiv Sena, Dogra Front protest against water, power shortage in Jammu | Manjit Singh demands equal share in PSC selection process for Jammu | JKLADCSA threats to go on pen down strike | MES Builders Association holds meeting | Railways lists new catering policies after CAG slams food quality | PCC stages protest against anti-Jammu policies of PDP-BJP | Contaminated drinking water being supplied to people: Tariq Shah alleges | Govt to develop vast tourism infrastructure in Kalakote: Kohli | 'Centre, State Govts fail to control price hike of essential commodities' | CRPF troopers thrash company commander in Anantnag | RTF criticizes Govt for failure to streamline salaries | Increasing transport fare irks Poonch people | Shrine Board approves Master Plan of Nursing College | Fill vacant J-K Assembly, Council seats allocated to PoK: RSS | Prof Kuldeep Singh joins JKNPP | Listen to your heart before ascending high altitudes: Dr Sushil | Members of SNCF donate 90 units of Blood | Raise regularization issue of daily rated workers, NMC to MPs | Saroori distributes solar lights among 120 families | ISI pumping narcotics in J&K: Team Jammu | TDF expresses concern over rise in road accidents | Welfare society condemns approach of CAPD | Harni village sans power supply | Dr Vikas gets International award | Association of Industries organizes seminar on GST | Hunger strike of 10+2 lecturers enters day 160 | Dogri is our mother tongue, Jammu will unitedly fight for its preservation: Rana | NDKM organises Kavi Goshthi | Judo championship gets under way | Deepak Handa re-elected as President JKYA | ASKPC deputes team to assist community students | Media XI face 2 Wkts rout against Sterlite CC | Base camp hospital provides medical facilities to Amarnath Yatra pilgrims | Punjabi book Jag Vedna Da Aina released | Rehmat Cricket Club outplays Wadiye Kashmir in 13th Gufran C'Ship | Natrang stages 'Reed-Rahit' | Mantri out to destroy Narkara wetland | BJP minister set to be axed for corruption | Jammu's pvt schools busy in 'dummy admission scandal' | Officials cut sorry figure, ministers return with glum faces | DDK Srinagar on last legs, officials busy in plunder | US gives Pakistan, separatists loud, clear message; J&K is Indian state | Angry PDP workers target RDD Kishtwar for ignoring Tak in official banners | Edu deptt shields officer who leaked exam papers in | NIA summons office-bearers of Auqaf Jamia, AeUI, Darul Khair headed by Mirwaiz | Pak using trade to fund terrorism, unrest in Kashmir | Major shift in US policy towards Pakistan | Royal scion gets Nagrota, BJP clips wings of old hawk | VTPs list finalized, work to start from Sept 1 | Centre seeks report from JK, KPs deprived of sugar quota for over 2 yrs | Nowshera target of Pakistani army | Farooq's suggestion may not be acceptable to India | Plantation Drive in Forest Department | Atal Setu sans vehicular movements | Back Issues  
 
news details
Guest Control' order for betterment of society: Zulfkar
3/20/2017 11:33:40 PM
Early Times Report

JAMMU, Mar 20: Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA), Zulfkar Ali today held a interactive session with the representatives of Chamber of Traders Federation to discuss the 'Guest Control order'.While addressing the participants, the Minister said that this order would surely help the people for making judicious use of essential commodities and exuberant expenditures during public and private functions. This order is for the betterment of the society and now majority of the people of the State will give an excuse to shy away from going for a big extravaganza," the Minister said. The organization wholeheartedly endorsed the intent and spirit behind the order and termed it a historic decision and also projected suggestions for making 'Guest Control order' more viable. The representatives said that any exchange of dry fruits/sweets in the range of Rs 500 should be banned instead of sweet which leave a healthy message with the invitees. They added that Supreme Court order in respect of noise pollutions & timing for the use of fire cracker beyond 125 decibels is already in force which should be specified in the departmental order and the use of amplifiers and loudspeakers are restricted. Expressing satisfaction over maximum number of guests 500 for a daughter marriage and 400 for son's marriage they said that nowadays joint receptions are taking place and by going this order that totals to 900 guests. They added that 700 guests instead of 900 are sufficient and in smaller functions like Satsang, Sant, Shagun, Ring Ceremony 150 guests may be permitted. They also proposed that in Jammu region, mostly vegetarian dishes are served during marriage ceremonies, Therefore Instead of maximum of 7 vegetarian and 7 non vegetarian dishes, around 10 veg dishes and 4 non veg dishes should provide a fair spice to the function along with 2 stalls of deserts. The Minister assured the order by no means would facilitate or support 'Inspector Raj'. He said in fact Government is keen to bring people in so that they can take responsibility of making the order a grand success. The Minister said the Government's responsibility is to make the laws and rules, but not to go out and stand behind everyone to make them follow the same. He said people understand that laws and rules are meant for their betterment and not abiding them attracts penalties of certain types. Likewise, the Minister said people in the State have to understand that "Guest Control Order" is an initiative taken for their welfare, and making its implementation a success would help to make a better society. Seeking support from civil society forums, the Minister said we all have to work together to weed out evils from the society. Assuring Government's support, the Minister asked the leaders of civil societies to make a conscious effort to raise awareness among masses. He said those who try to oppose the Government order, would be dealt by the law accordingly. He said the order is in evolutionary phase, and if suggestions given seem genuine, they would surely be incorporated in the order to make it better.
  Share This News with Your Friends on Social Network  
 
  Comment on this Story  
 
 
 
Early Times Android App
STOCK UPDATE
  
BSE Sensex
NSE Nifty
 
CRICKET UPDATE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
Home About Us Top Stories Local News National News Sports News Opinion Editorial ET Cetra Advertise with Us ET E-paper
 
 
J&K RELATED WEBSITES
J&K Govt. Official website
Jammu Kashmir Tourism
JKTDC
Mata Vaishnodevi Shrine Board
Shri Amarnath Ji Shrine Board
Shri Shiv Khori Shrine Board
UTILITY
Train Enquiry
IRCTC
Matavaishnodevi
BSNL
Jammu Kashmir Bank
State Bank of India
PUBLIC INTEREST
Passport Department
Income Tax Department
JK CAMPA
JK GAD
IT Education
Web Site Design Services
EDUCATION
Jammu University
Jammu University Results
JKBOSE
Kashmir University
IGNOU Jammu Center
SMVDU