Procedures simplified for West Pakistan Refugees to avail benefits in J&K
In a decision taken by the administrative council headed by Lieutenant Governor Girish Chandra Murmu, the requirement to submit succession certificates has been dispensed with for all WPRs to claim benefits under the package, in case the original WPR who is entitled for relief under the package has died, an official spokesman said.
J&K Lt Governor Murmu urges locals to vote and contest in elections
Jammu, Jan 25 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Lt Governor GC Murmu attended Nati...
Union Budget to lure investors to J&K, hints lieutenant governor
“We are in the final stages of designing an ambitious Industrial Promotion P...
We respect public verdict, hope Hemant's govt will fulfil dreams of people: Raghubar Das
Ranchi (Jharkhand), Dec 23 (ANI): Raghubar Das tendered his resignation from the post of Jharkhand's CM to Governor Draupadi Murmu at Raj Bh...
Murmu sworn-in as LT governor of Jammu and Kashmir
The warrant of appointment of Murmu, a 1985 batch IAS officer from Gujarat, was read out by Chief Secretary B V R Subrahmanyam. BJP leader Jugal Kishore and Rajya Sabha MP and PDP member Nazir Laway were among the over 250 guests who attended the function.
8 ex-J&K MLAs submit ‘vision document’ to LG
Lieutenant Governor GC Murmu on Tuesday received a 15-point memorandum on socio-economic and political aspiration of people from eight former MLAs led by Altaf Bukhari.
Hemant Soren takes oath as 11th Chief Minister of Jharkhand
The swearing-in ceremony took place at Morabadi ground in Ranchi at 2 p.m. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, former Congress President Rahul Gandhi, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, were present among others on the occasion. Along with Hemant Soren, 3 other MLAs also took oath as ministers.
LG Murmu asks for rooftop solar systems for all government buildings in Jammu and Kashmir
Murmu directed to conduct audit of all 220 KV and 132 KV transmission line towers and take corrective measures before the start of the next winter season to prevent damage to power structure, he said.
Girish Chandra Murmu takes oath as first Lt Governor of Jammu and Kashmir
Girish Chandra Murmu was on Thursday sworn in as the first lieutenant governor of the union territory of Jammu and Kashmir following the bif...
J&K: Lt Guv Murmu approves 1.30 lakh pension cases under ISSS, NSAP
The cases were approved under centrally-sponsored pension schemes -- Integrated Social Security Scheme (ISSS) and National Social Assistance Programme (NSAP), he said. The decision was taken in a high level meeting chaired by the LG to review the issue of pending pension cases in the Union Territory, an official spokesman said.
LG Girish Chandra Murmu says poll process in J&K to begin soon
"The process for holding the election will come soon," Murmu said, speaking at the Attestation-cum-Passing out Parade of the 14th batch of Constables, held in the Talwara area of Reasi district.
Internet a facility, not right, no curbs on political activity: Farooq Khan
Defending the decision to suspend the Internet since August 5, when the Centre withdrew the special status granted to J&K and imposed a communications blockade, Farooq Khan, advisor to Lieutenant Governor GC Murmu said the Internet is just a facility, not a right.
PDP expels RS MP Nazir Ahmad Laway who attended swearing-in of LG GC Murmu
Rajya Sabha member Nazir Ahmad Laway was expelled from the party, even as the PDP President Mehbooba Mufti is under detention since August 5.
LG directs DGP to strength security of shrines across J&K
Lieutenant Governor Girish Chander Murmu said that vandals' act to set ablaze a sufi shrine in Tral is designed to arouse passion among the people and hurt their sentiments but they will not be tolerated, an official spokesperson said.
Girish Chandra Murmu appointed first Lieutenant Governor of J&K; Oath on October 31
Girish Chander Murmu, a senior IAS officer, who worked closely with PM Modi in Gujarat was appointed the first Lt Governor of Jammu and Kashmir. Former defence secretary R K Mathur was appointed the first Lt Governor of strategically located Ladakh.
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