x

Like our Facebook Page

   
Early Times Newspaper Jammu, Leading Newspaper Jammu
 
Breaking News :   Coronavirus cases in India cross 60-lakh mark, death toll at 95,542 | All efforts would be made to promote tourism in Ladakh: LG R K Mathur | Street lights, washroom non functional, RDD Mendhar in deep slumber | After chilly conditions, weather turns pleasant in Kashmir | India-Pak troops exchange fire along border in Samba | Recruitment of local youth into militancy continues in Kashmir | Terrorists hide in bunkers under toilet, seasonal streams to evade security forces | CAG report highlights failure of J-K govt in proper implementation of MGNREGA in 2016-17 | TYHG distributes food among people | Uncertainty over Ram Madhav’s role in J&K, Ladakh | In COVID times oxygen plant at Kishtwar hospital remains defunct | Omar looks for house away from Gupkar family | Agriculture department provides one tractor for Reasi district under centrally sponsored scheme | Safety concerns to delay construction of Rehmat-I-Alam Hospital | Jammu division reports 689 fresh cases of COVID-19, Kashmir 452; seven more deaths | 102 ambulance services remained non-operational for over 3 years in J-K: CAG | Govt orders cancellation of establishing isolation centre in Jagti colony | Ladakh group withdraws call for boycotting autonomous body polls in Leh | President gives assent to J&K Official Languages Bill | Munish Gupta asks government to solve problems of people of Sector 6 Lane 1 Guru Nanak Nagar | 2 terrorists gunned down during encounter in Awantipora; search underway | Sinthan road opens for medical emergencies, employees | Handcuffing, arrest of Kathua JKNPP leaders undemocratic: Harsh | Satyagraha’ against farmer bill enters Day-3 | JKAP demands accommodation for employees of PM package | KTF constitutes zonal body for Chassana | Manjit demands financial package for transporters | MUKTI NGO creates COVID-19 awareness | Tourism department organises sports activities to revive sector on World Tourism Day | Neeraj Gupta to sit on hunger strike today | Naresh questions shortage of ventilator technicians | SBEU appeals delegates to remain vigilant | DBPS demands rechristening Srinagar Airport | Sham, Zorawar release Punjabi Song Album | Kishtwar Development Authority celebrates World Tourism Day | GCET organises one week FDP on Recent Research Advances in Electrical Engineering | Make children aware about role of freedom fighters: Kavinder | Issue EWS certificates to job seeking KP youth: AKMPRHA | Condolence meeting held for veteran cricketer | Sarpanchs, Panchs of RS Pura highlights issues before Sukhnandan | Jammu, Srinagar Airports receive 27 domestic flights with 3,908 passengers aboard | Domicile camp organized at Sungal | Kathua admin finalizes arrangements for ‘Back to Village’ programme | Extend all benefits of UT to employees, pensioners of J&K: JKSTEW | MDA organises awareness program for Stakeholders at Mansar | Youth Congress holds protest against anti-farmer law | 300 doctors offering free telemedicine service to residents | BJP did big blunder by amending Farmers’ Bill : Nimrandeep | Kaith Biradari to develop Sankri Devasthans | BJP organizes special camp to provide domicile certificates | Shiv Sena appeals to unlock health services | New NGO launched | JSSJ organizes awareness programme | Bhagat Singh’s 113th birthday celebrated | Roll back anti-farmers’ bills: AJKKU | Dogra Front protests against shortage of oxygen supply | NGO celebrates World Tourism Day | POJKSIF condemns killing of BDC chairman | Baseer Khan to hear public grievances at Srinagar on Sept 29 | Back Issues  
 
news details
BJP leaders’ silence over “abolishing SHGs” explains their implicit support to anti-youth decisions
8/15/2020 12:38:40 AM

EARLY TIMES REPORT

JAMMU, Aug 14: The stoic silence, so far, maintained by the so called champions of Jammu cause over the decision of government to abolish “Self Help Groups”, has signaled towards their implicit support to anti-youth decisions as well as translation of developmental claims into action in Jammu and Kashmir.
The Union Territory administration vide order No. 752-JK(GAD) of 2020, dated 10-08-2020 had decided to abolish 30 percent quota of the Self Help Groups of unemployed engineers in J&K UT. The decision is likely to affect over 15000 engineers who have been earning bread and butter in the state.
Most of the political parties have expressed their reservations over the decisions and have appealed the government to review the decision but most of the Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) leaders especially its most vocal leader, whose speech didn’t complete without naming Pakistan, has so far remained silent on the issue.
“Since the time BJP had started making claims of bringing development to Jammu and Kashmir, these claims have been translated into anti-youth as well as anti-people decisions of the administration”, a youth said, adding that either it was installation of toll-plazas in Jammu region, privatization of power sector, abolition of engineering wing in various departments, scanty recruitments, scrapping of selection list of JK Bank executives, withdrawal of several posts, increasing the time-period of probation of government employees, registration of pets, increase of registration charge of vehicles, document registration charges, no increments to assistant professors beside others.
The youth further said that instead of giving the benefits of Union Territory such as reduction in the price of petrol, alcohol, no toll-plazas, benefits to employees beside others. “Very few government posts have so far been advertised by the administration while those advertised have put conditions for the highly qualified youth to fill the application forms. The claims of development as well as new jobs have been confined to speeches only while the BJP leaders are either in hibernation or issuing statements on irrelevant issues, which have nothing to do with the interests of masses as well as youth”, another youth said, adding that if the past one year performance of BJP has any indication, then it appeared that the future for youth as well as masses was not bright as claimed by the BJP leadership.
  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