Monsoon bestows blessings on Jalgaon: Girana dam turns full:
Jalgaon District had fourth consecutive year of nature's bliss when its major water reservoir Girana dam turned 100% full. The dam supplies drinking water to Jalgaon city and 173 villages and places in district. It is fourth consecutive time that this dam is overflowing now. Jalgaon City's newly built up Waghur dam is also witnessing significant increase in water levels and now has supply pipeline level water.
Girana River flowing in Jalgaon city outskirts is full of water these days and Dapora temporary sand dam is overflowing. Meanwhile district continue to witness medium to heavy raining during nights. Please refer Monsoon 2007 section for detailed information.
Bhadgaon Municipal Council notified:
Maharashtra State Urban development ministry has notified formation of Municipal Council at Bhadgaon wide its publication dated 23rd August in Nashik Divisional Supplement Part 1A.
District Police mega recruitment drive: 1,139 candidates qualify
Jalgaon district Police's mega recruitment drive written test result has been announced. In total 1,856 candidates appeared for this test and 1,139 have qualified for interviewing. Interviewing process would begin from today.
Rest of district Inter-School handball competition:
District Sports Authority and Siddhi Vinayak School jointly conducted rest of district Inter-School handball competition in Under-14 category completed yesterday. A. B. High School Chalisgaon has won this competition with Purnapatre School winning runner up award.
Medium-Heavy raining escapes life for standing crop:
Jalgaon city and rest of the district witnessed medium heavy raining yesterday night for around one hour. Arrival of raining has saved standing crop in the region. All Taluka in district have reported raining in medium to heavy form.
Sand rates shoots further: Administration still processing:
Jalgaon region is witnessing one of most depressing time with construction segment getting hard hits from administration on slower processing of sand auctioning. District earlier having 700/- per tractor sand rates with fixed brass measuring is now flattened. Jalgaon district has 153 spots for picking up sand from 15 Taluka. District administration conducts auction for this every year and received hefty sum of eight Crores last year. This contract ended on 05th August and hence administration stopped availing sand. This year's auction is scheduled on 05th September. This non-availability of sand has led to illegal ways of getting it with around 1,700/- rate per brass.
Jalgaon Milk Union announces its highest ever rates:
Its time to rejoice for milk producers in Jalgaon District with Jalgaon Milk Union announcing its highest ever rates of 10.62 Rs. For 4 FAT and 8.5SNF cow milk. These are one of highest ever rates availed by Jalgaon Milk Union throughout its establishment.
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Raver Market committee passes resolution to stop 3kg cutting in
Amongst one of most significant resolutions for banana farmers in the region, the Raver Agricultural produces marketing committee yesterday passed a board Resolution ordering traders to stop cutting of 3Kg per quintal while buying banana crop from farmers. Banana traders buy banana from farmers and sell throughout country
Corporation bye-election electoral roll ready:
Jalgaon City Municipal Corporation administration has prepared updated electoral roll for upcoming Ward#13 bye-election. The roll is available for public view with Corporation. It has called for objections/ comments on the listing on/ before 03rd September. Final listing would be published on 10th September. Election is scheduled on 07th October followed by counting on 08th October.
Parth and Dhanshree selected for National fencing competition:
Chalisgaon's Parth Pawar and Pachora's Dhanshree Mahajan have been selected in Maharashtra team for National fencing competition at Gwalior from 05th until 10th September. Both qualified for this by winning their state-level matches played at Kalyan.
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Monsoon raining continues on second day:
Entire Jalgaon district continue to witness showery to medium raining yesterday. Jalgaon City, Taluka and various other Taluka have reported good raining. Region's major water resource Girana dam is about to reach 100% marks. Administration has ordered opening of four gates to balance water pressure in the dam. Various Rivers in the region are flooding following good rain. Lightning caused death of a farmer at Vadji in Chopda Taluka.
Corporation General Body approves City Development Plan:
Jalgaon City Municipal Corporation General body has approved proposed city development plan for upcoming 25 years. General body yesterday in its special meeting approved the 2,107 Crores 68 Lakhs City Development Plan. Corporation earlier took Bangalore based consulting service to document this plan required as a mandatory documentation in UIDSSMT aids of Central Government.
Proposed CDP has 948.5 Crores for Road works, 292.8 Crores for Water supply plans, 217.2 Crores for waste management, 23.89 Crores for old area development, 11.69 Crores for water resources management, 11.32 Crores for valuable ancient sites, 181.40 Crores for Below-poverty line beneficiaries.
Corporation failed to attract Citizen's attraction on this CDP vision and its proposed plan surprising has no special allocation on region's major issues of drinking water supply and industrial growth along with civic services.
District's players selected in National Super Cricket competition:
Jalgaon Super cricket Association's players have been selected in upcoming National Super Cricket competition at Lucknow from 31st August until 04th September. Players include Shreyas Khare (Bhusawal), Bhushan Wadekar (Bhadgaon), Swapnil Pardeshi, Rahul Sardar, Paresh Bagul (Jalgaon), Devendrasingh Patil (Yaval), Kunal Rakshe and Kalpesh Wani from Erandol.
Highway Authority begins Four-lane Express Highway works:
National Highway Authority of India has announced NH 6 Conversion to Four-lane Express highway. It has begun marking of highway boundary and has posted public notice on proposed four-lane work. It proposes 150 meters Road (75 meters from centre of road) development. It has set enforced no conversion of Land in this area in to Non-agricultural land.
This boundary expansion will lead to land encroaches by NHAI in Shiv Colony, Ganesh Colony, Vidyut Colony and other areas. This will lead to 200 feet highway. Interestingly Corporation Administration has not received any updates from NHAI on this work. Corporation in its privately taken consultancy has requested Highway Authority to workout on Flyover from Bahinabai Garden until MIDC Crossing.
CCI avails Share Capital dividend to farmers:
Maharashtra Government has ordered availing Share capital dividend to all cotton-producing farmers for the duration from 01st July until 31st March 2006. Cheques are being distributed through Taluka Buy-Sale societies. It has further urged farmers to deposit cheque with Taluka societies in case of mistakes in cheque preparation and those having less than 100 Rs. Dividend would get in cash after showing valid photo identity proof.
Increasing computerization in Jalgaon:
Information technology wings are spreading fast in entire Jalgaon region. Governmental, Semi-Governmental, Schools, Colleges and every sector of business and Industry are now being computerized to enhance overall productivity. District's 60% schools are offering Computer education and SOHO users share is increasing rapidly. Governmental Offices, Banks and Co-operative Societies begin their transactions with software applications only.
Branded Hardware dominates the market with major share followed by assembled brands being used by entrants. Laptop is new generation's choice here as well. Engineering Colleges beginning mandatory laptop use has led to overall growth in Laptop sales and usage.
Afreen Deshpande selected for National Chess Competition:
Jalgaon's chess player Afreen Deshpande has been selected for National Chess competition. She has qualified for this competition by winning runner-up award in State Sub-junior Chess competition at Tumsar in Bhandara. She has secured 4 out of 5 points. She is also selected for Divisional competition.
Jalgaon's another chess hero Pratik Patil has secured his place in national competition by securing 6 out of 9 points in the same competition.
Kolhapur wins State Under-19 Football competition:
Kolhapur Boys and girl team have won under-19 District Sports Council organized State-level football competition. Pune boys and Mumbai girls won runner up awards. Competition was played at newly built Sports complex and Eklavya Sports complex. Every division's 5 players totaling to 40 and competition's 30 would now undergo selection test for Maharashtra team 18-players team.
Wonderful raining pleases Jalgaonities:
Half of Jalgaon District witnessed heavy rainfall for around 1 hour yesterday afternoon pleasing Jalgaonities. Rest of district remained dry throughout the day. Good raining after
Interval has saved standing cotton and other crops and reduced overall humidity in climate.
Khedi - joining Jalgaon's progression:
Khedi village located on National Highway at a distance of 5kms from Jalgaon city is slowly turning to be a part of Jalgaon city. Khedi region has seen and shared Jalgaon's overall development with supportive approach. Arrival of Engineering College and gradually expanding Industrial base has led to real estate shootout followed by opening up of various shops and amenity centers.
Hanuman Nagar, Vinayak Nagar and Lodha Nagar are amongst few of popular areas in this village having mere 2,500 local Population and spread up area of 1Km. This village has been included in Jalgaon city limits since 1985 and continues to be a part of Jalgaon Corporation limit in year 2000 updates.
Government agencies mega recruitment drives: Agencies miss technology
India is growing with no bounds with wonderful technology brains and its capabilities to achieve and implement best of technology in software terms. Governmental agencies seem far behind the race with lower to no implementation of technology being observed in its most churning processes.
Jalgaon District Police followed by District Administration have floated recruitment drives for recruiting various grade candidates. Both have manual implementation in recruitment drive. District Police received manually written over 8,000 applications for mere 151 posts in its prescribed format sold by its units. Filtering and qualifying followed by physical tests and written tests processes involved huge work force to get it done with immense workload and tension to accomplish task in such a minor frame. Candidates on other front kept waiting to get their names after various rounds and had to visit Police stations to see lists.
Jalgaon District Administration on other hand has implemented 7 Tahsil Officers and 50 staff to handle entire process. Administration is overloaded with applications sent via posts and manually accepted. It has just 101 Clerical posts and 57 Talathi posts to fill. It has printed 55,000 blank applications to get it filled from candidates. Moreover, it also requires a Nationalised Bank Cheque/ Demand Draft for processing application. Both agencies are overloaded with candidates enquiring on various aspects and processing applications.
State-level inter-school football competition:
State Sports and Youth affairs directorate organized and District Sports Council supported Inter-School State-level football competition began yesterday at newly setup district sports complex. Amravati, Nagpur and Mumbai girls and Aurangabad, Amravati and Pune boys marked victories on first day.
Jalgaon wins 7 Gold, 9 Silver and 3 bronze in School-level skating
competition at Aurangabad:
Jalgaon players have dominated Royal International School Aurangabad conducted State-level Inter-school skating competition. District team has won 7 Gold, 9 Silver and 3 Bronze medals in Rink-1 and Rink-2 category matches.
Electricity disrupts routine life:
Entire Jalgaon district is witnessing harsh times with electricity distribution system totally collapsed. There are continued unannounced electricity cuts throughout the day and during nights making life harder to presume. The chaos began early this week with Electricity Distribution Company restarting its hectic load shedding and power cuts without any announcements. Urban areas are witnessing power cuts for around 7-8 hours throughout the day while rural are in tough times with 10-14 hours power cuts.
Frequent unannounced power cuts have collapsed Corporation water supply system resulting in rage amongst Jalgaonities.
District Administration receives Order for District Agriculture
Central Government National Development Council resolution has issues orders to Jalgaon District Administration to prepare Jalgaon District Agricultural Plan for the year. Administration yesterday conducted a review meeting to discuss plan. Meet had participation of District Council Agricultural Department, District Rural Development Authority (DRDA), Animal Husbandry, Daily Department, Fishery department, District Bank, Co-operative Department, Agricultural University Scientists, District Milk Union, Irrigation Department, Marketing Federation, District Industrial Centre authorities. Administration has urged all departments to set up targets as per 11th Five years plan.
Bhusawal Municipal Council: Bye-election for one ward on 07th
State Election Commission has ordered Election for Ward#6 in Bhusawal Municipal Council on 07th October. Earlier elected member was disqualified on grounds of caste certificate. Election Process begins from 12th September with nominations filling until 20th September. 26th September is last date of withdrawing nominations followed by voting on 07th October and counting and result announcement on 08th October.
Sharad Lokhande selected for Divisional Weight-lifting competition:
Wakod (Jamner) student Sharad Lokhande has been selected for Divisional level Weight-lifting competition. He secured this place by winning District-level competition in 70-Kg category conducted at Jalgaon.
Monsoon 2007 overview: Dam at good state but rivers still await good rainfall:
Monsoon 2007 has blurred region's water expectations with medium to low rainfall throughout the region. District's two major reservoirs Girana and Hatnur dams have good water levels but there is no free flowing water in Rivers in the region. The low to medium raining in intervals has not settled weather humidity. Jalgaon's new ambition Waghur dam is crying out for water with almost zero stock. Girana dam has 91% while Hatnur has 35% stock. Bhokarbari has 28.58% while Bori and Suki are at 100%.
Jalgaon Milk union plans ambitious expansion: Aims at doubling
Jalgaon District Co-operative Milk Producer's Union popularly known as VIKAS in Jalgaon has set up ambitious expansion plans budgeted at 11.19 Crores. The new plan aims at enhancing its milk processing and storage capacity by double. Union is currently procuring 1.50 Lakh liters of milk per day.
The proposed plan aims at increasing storage capacity of its chilling centers with estimated cost of 8.84 Crores. This includes 1.95 Crores in first phase and 4.52 Crores in Second phase for Jalgaon main plant along with 55.27 Lakhs for Pachora chilling plant, 33 Lakhs for Parola Chilling centre equipments, 29.15 Lakhs for Faizpur Chilling Centre, 55.27 Lakhs for Chopda Chilling centre and 52.91 Lakhs for Cattle feed plant. It also plans to improve productivity on village level with inputs of 34.12 Lakhs to enhance overall productivity.
NDDB has already approved this 5 years plan from 2006 until 2010. Union is awaiting State nod for this proposal. Currently most of union equipments are functional since its initiating 33 years ago.
Jalgaon Sports Complex (stadium) to host its first state-level
Jalgaon District Council (ZP) is conducting Under-19 State-level Boys and girls football competition from 25th August. Competition is being played at newly built stadium and Eklavya Sports complex. In all 9 boys and 8 girls team are participating in this competition.
Corporation special meeting on City Development plan on 27th August:
Jalgaon City Municipal Corporation is conducting a special general body meeting on 27th August to discuss finalization of City Development Plan.
Corporation standing committee meeting review:
Jalgaon City Municipal Corporation standing committee in its meeting yesterday has arrived at reversal of its earlier decision of selling its lands at Khwajamiya, Old Sane Guruji Hospital land and Council building vacated land. Ruling party has now submitted proposal of BOOT basis construction at these locations. Body approved this proposal finally. The decision came amidst hectic pressure from opposition and legalities involved in selling Governmental lands.
Body has approved and discussed various 25 topics on its agenda. It includes appointment of a 4-members panel to finalise Daily, Weekly market and beefs market collection. Body also approved extension to construction of tanks under Waghur project.
Corporation Ward#13 bye-election on 07th October:
State Election Commission has announced schedule for bye-election in Ward#13. The schedule has 07th October as polling date and process begins from 12th September. EC has assumed Electoral roll as on 16th August as final eligibility for voters.
Nomination application swill be available from 12th until 19th September with 19th as last date of filling nominations. It would scrutinize applications on 20th and last date of withdrawal as 24th followed by distributing of election signs on 25th September and final list publishing on 26th September. Voting is on 07th October followed by counting on 08th and publishing results in GR by 12th October.
Bhusawal sends Rs. 54 Crores Central aid for water supplies:
Bhusawal Municipal Council has sent a proposal to Central Government valued at 54 Crores for extending water supplies in city's new areas. Council currently has 22MLD Water Purification Treatment Plant with capacity to facilitate 1.60 Lakh citizens. Council is currently supplying water to 1.80 Lakh citizens. Council aims at availing 53MLD water from Hatnur dam under USSIDMT scheme of Central Government and has sent proposal worth Rs. 54.25 Crores for the same. It has taken lines laying work budgeted at 45 Lakhs in city's low-pressure water supply areas and estimates completion in next 4 months.
Heavy raining in Pachora and Bhadgaon Taluka:
Bhadgaon and Pachora Taluka facing acute monsoon raining had wonderful raining for around one hour yesterday evening. Entire Taluka had full raining easing farmer's woes of crop damages following no rains since long time.
District Agricultural authorities have estimated no affecting to standing crop following showery formed raining in days between. Jalgaon District's average rainfall is 702.4mm and has witnessed 402.03mm (57.24%) raining as of now. Jalgaon has 4.12 Lakhs hectare under cotton cultivation and rest 1 Lakh hectare with other crops. Authorities have further expressed satisfaction on rain requirement for agriculture.
Vivekananda Nagar, Gulmohar Colony, Datta Colony water supply
to smoothen shortly:
Jalgaon City Municipal Corporation is in final phases of laying special water supply lines from Girana tank to Datta colony and city's southern west areas. This will help and ease water supply in Vivekananda Nagar, Gulmohar Colony and data Colony in city. Corporation is laying 160mm PVC pipeline with 15HP pumps and is likely to complete the same in next 15 days.
Saint Muktabai Palkhi to arrive in Jalgaon on 23rd August:
Shree Saint Muktabai Ram Palkhi went to Pandharpur on eve of Ashadhi Ekadashi is returning and would reach Jalgaon on Thursday, 23rd August evening.
Jalgaon State transport depot receives 22 new buses:
Jalgaon depot of Maharashtra State road Transport Corporation has received 22 new buses with 50-seats capacity each. The depot now has 694 buses in Jalgaon District with depots and Jalgaon, Pachora, Chalisgaon, Amalner, Erandol, Chopda, Raver, Yaval, MuktaiNagar, Bhusawal and Jamner as its 11 sub-depots. These buses cover travel distance of 220,000 Km per day.
Raver Sugar factory on lease:
Raver Taluka Co-operative Sugar factory is being availed on 7 years lease agreement. State Government has recently approved factory Administration proposal to lease factory. Factory is non-functional since last three crops. It has 1,250 metric tones sugarcane processing capacity and owes huge loans from JDCC Bank. JDCC Bank administration has focus of fixed monthly rent and more on per tones crushing rates in leasing. This news has sent cheering signs amongst farmers in region.
JDCC Bank to distribute balance crop loan shortly:
Jalgaon District's apex co-operative Bank JDCC Bank has extended its regret for delay in execution of crop loan for the season following fund shortages. It expects funds from Maharashtra State Co-operative Bank for this and expects smooth lining of loans distribution process.
Bank has been availing crop loan from its reserved funds since last three years and had set targets of 312 Crores this season. It has already finished 95% loan distribution and is now facing cash crunch. It is expected to receive 30 Crores special fund from MSC Bank to complete balance loan requests at 6% interest rate. The balance 2% interest is availed by State and 1.75% by Central Government. Bank has dues of 11 Crores with Central Government on this account.
Corporation bye-election likely to generate new political equations:
Jalgaon City Municipal Corporation bye-election in ward# 13 is likely to generate new political equations with upcoming of a new political party from unsatisfied existing members. No developmental works and continued clashes could be reasons of severity for these wiling to separate Corporators.
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District administration and construction field tussles over sand:
Jalgaon District administration's sand auction tenure has ended and as a result, administration has stopped availing sand from riverbanks and its resources. This has led to drastic shooting of sand rates in region used in construction of houses. Jalgaon district administration has initiated its process of tendering and has quoted some time requirement for procedural formalities. It has seized 18 tractors carrying sand without permission and has quoted continuation of drive to catch further. Administration's commercial approach has led to shooting up of construction rates in entire region.
Banana rates continue to fluctuate:
Khandesh banana continued dropping rates trend has finally stopped in August. Banana rates have hiked up by Rs. 50 per quintal on 15th August. Currently banana rates have touched Rs. 460 per quintal mark for good quality while normal ones are at Rs. 410. Increasing rates after a span of 3-months span has led to cheer in farming community.
An overview on Parsi community in Jalgaon:
Jalgaon, Bhusawal and Amalner region has around 25-30 Parsi families. This includes Amreliwala, Jalgaonwala, Fanibanda, Daruwala, Batliwala, Pajnigara, Kavina, Mistri, Kotwal, Ilu, Adjania, Batiwala and Pesuna families. The community apart from being humble and soft has wonderful social approach as well. Jahangirji Jalgaonwala was first comers in this region in 19th Century end for ginning and pressing works. Many of community members are in Bhusawal as earlier Railways senior officials included large number of this community member.
District Police recruitment drive:
Jalgaon District Police mega recruitment drive continued on third day with fitness test. Until now 66 out of 301 candidates have been selected for written test. Administration has scrutinized around 2,500 candidate applications, has rejected 1,221 and conducted test of rest 1,372. Today rest 3,000 candidate test would be conducted.
Inter-school Cricket competition: A. T. Zambre School wins:
A. T. Zambre School team has won Jalgaon District Sports Association conducted first late Dahad Under-12 Cricket competition. St. Lawrence team won runner up award. In all 24 Schools participated in the competition. Zambre School bowler Santosh Badgujar won Best Bowler Award, St. Teresa School students Hrishikesh Patil won Best Wicket Keeper and Nikhil Borse won Best Batsman along with Akshay Kolhe winning Best Captain and Man of the Series Award.
Jalgaon Corporation Commissioner transferred:
State Authorities have issued transfer to Jalgaon City Municipal Corporation's Commissioner to Ahmednagar. Additional District Magistrate has been assigned with additional charge of Corporation until further orders. He joined Jalgaon Corporation a year ago. Jalgaon city continues to witness bad luck on powerful administration that could drastically change and boost city's overall development.
Over 7,000 students a year for abroad education from Khandesh:
Khandesh region's over 7,000 natives visit abroad for education, Jobs, tourism and to their relatives. Jalgaon district is on top of this list followed by Dhule and Nandurbar. All three districts are witnessing increase in number of passport users by 5-7,000 per year. Authorities have issued passport to 4,273 natives in Jalgaon District's during year 2006 and to 2,774 during current year as on 10th August 2007. Every district Police head quarter has special passport cell to boost passport issue process.
Khandesh Kanbai "Rot" festivity today:
Entire Khandesh region is celebrating Khandesh deity Kanbai-Ranbai Rot festivity. Yaduvanshiya Arya times Ahirani speaking 18 communities celebrate this festivity. Rural area has major attraction of this festivity with traditional values to this festive.
Inter-school cricket competition:
Jalgaon District Cricket association organized Late Dahad Under-12 years cricket competition is in full pace. A. T. Zambre School and St. Teresa Schools would play final matches today. Zambre team defeated Corporation School#10 while St. Teresa defeated G. S. High School. Prize distribution ceremony is immediately after match.
State calls for speedy processing of Jalgaon Airport work:
After super-hit presidential candidature of Jalgaon, it is high time for State and District Administration to come up with good amenities with this reference. State authorities have issued a letter to district administration demanding immediate and speedy processing for allocation of land for airport in 30kms area of city. Administration earlier has sent 400 acres land requirement. Maharashtra State Airport Development Authority has rejected the existing 100 acres land. Likely and most discussed locations amongst Jalgaonities for new airport land are Shirsoli (Pachora Road), Bhusawal Road (including Bhusawal City).
Police recruitment craze: Over 7,000 applications for mere 151
Government and especially Police job craze continues by hyperactive for regional youth. Jalgaon city yesterday witnessed never-before kind of huge youth rush from all nearby regions in response to district police floated recruitment advertise for 151 constable posts.
District Police has received record-breaking 7,284 applications on first day of its mega recruitment drive at Police ground.
It has sold over 9,000 applications for this process. This applicant list includes 6,685 male and 600 female candidates also. Authorities would scrutinize all applications today and conduct fitness test of every 1,400 candidates per day.
Shahar Vikas Aghadhi gets Official Registration:
The new political equation that came into existence in region during Bhusawal Municipal Council elections finally has nod from State authorities. The Aghadhi received a letter from State Authorities yesterday on this approval.
Political circles further estimate this Aghadhi would play its own cards in upcoming elections with concepts like Khandesh Development Congress Party on its roll.
District Planning and Development Committee (DPDC) reviews 52 Crores Plans:
Jalgaon DPDC sub-committee in its meeting yesterday reviewed year 2008-09 various developmental projects and plans worth Rs. 52 Crores. Meeting had presence of Collectorate, ZP CEO and other officials with district planning office team.
Committee reviewed District development plan of Rs. 52 Crores for general development, 22.31 Crores for backward tribes and community development schemes and 20 Crores for scheduled caste development plans. Jalgaon district is ranked 9th in State on growth rate and is at 15th place on per capita income ratio.
Jalgaon's soldier Bharat Patil receives Presidential Army Medal:
Gandhli (Amalner) army man Bharat Kautik Patil has been honored with Presidential Army Medal by central defense ministry. He is currently posted at India - Pakistan Border on Udi Sector command post.
Corporation begins Ward# 13 Election process:
Jalgaon City Municipal Corporation Administration has begun its process for election in Ward#13. This seat has been vacated following Court Order disqualifying Corporator on grounds of having third children. EC has ordered Administration to publish electoral by 28th August.
Meanwhile Corporation has installed Metal detector on 17-story building
Damrun (Chalisgaon) Village refuses Village Cleanliness Drive
Damrun (Chalisgaon) Village Panchayat has turned down recently announced State Saint Gadge Baba Village Cleanliness Drive Vasanthrao Naik Water management Award. Panchayat authorities have expressed dissatisfaction over choosing Nashik district's village in cleanliness drive.
Inter-school Cricket competition: Corporation school, Zambre School
District Cricket Association organized Late Dahad Trophy Under-12 Inter-school cricket competition is in full swing. Corporation School#10 and Zambre schools have entered into Semi-finals by winning their group matches. Corporation School defeated School#15 and Zambre School defeated R. R. School.
Independence Day 2007 greetings:
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North Maharashtra University Jalgaon celebrates its 17th Anniversary:
Khandesh region's educational hub North Maharashtra University is celebrating its 17th Anniversary today. The University has publicized its first five years plan as a part of its Vision 2020 document.
Amongst top focus includes Networking, Professional Education and Job-oriented curricula along with good focus on career training and placement cell. It also emphasizes in good improvements in its examination and paper evaluation system along with Teachers and other staff training for overall improvement in quality of education. University currently has 26 affiliated colleges conducting 128 various courses. It also aims at stressing colleges with specialised student-focused clean and neat websites.
University has enhanced its student insurance from current 10,000 to 50,000 rupees.
District Police recruitment drive on Friday:
Jalgaon District Police is conducting its recruitment drive on Friday, 17th August to fill 151 vacant Police constable posts. Until now, it has sold around 4,000 applications. Recruitment drive is at Police Ground with Closed circuit cameras watching entire process.
Ejalgaon.com and Red Cross Society ties up daily updates on Blood bank stock information:
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Corporation receives three proposals for its land sale:
Jalgaon City Municipal Corporation has received three offers for its proposed selling of vacant land in prime areas of Jalgaon city. Old Sane Guruji Hospital Land in Baliram Peth area admeasuring 2441.50 Square meters has been priced at 11,000 Rs. Per square meter (on maximum) valued at 2.68 Crores. Old Municipal Council building land admeasuring 2,598.75 square meters has been valued at Rs. 20,007 per square meter valued at 5.19 Crores. Khwajamiya slum vacated land admeasuring 10,296.60 square meters has been valued at 3,456 per square meter valued at 3.55 Crores.
Corporation has received nine proposals and has opened all yesterday. It is now evaluating legal aspects of possibility of selling Corporation land as per legal framework. Snazzy Administration now also plans to take State Government opinion on possibility of selling.
Monsoon pleasure: Girana dam reaches 85% storage mark:
Region's one of major reservoirs Girana dam has touched 85% storage marks after continued raining in entire region. This is fourth continuous year that Girana dam is about to reach 100% storage marks. Authorities are likely to open few gates of this dam following continuous increase in water levels in recent times.
Dalichand Jain honoured with "Shanti Bhushan Award":
Bharitya Jain Sanghatna has honored Jalgaon region's senior social activist and humble personality Dalichand Jain with Shanti Bhushan Award. He heads Jain community in Jalgaon and has cherished and always helping personality.
Belganga Sugar factory to restart shortly:
Political movements have begun to restart Belganga Sugar factory in Chalisgaon. The board yesterday conducted a meet of sugarcane farmers, transporters to further encouragement. The Board aims to take financial aid from a Baroda based entrepreneur to recover and kick start its activities. It also aims at starting honey as sugarcane bye-product by establishing distillery project estimated at 1-1.50 Crores cost.
Jalgaon's Milk revolution: Another year of glory in milk revolution:
Jalgaon District Co-operative Milk Producer's Union formally and popularly known as VIKAS in Jalgaon has another year of achieving milestone with annual turnover of Rs. 115 Crores and 8.21% annual growth. Vikas has achieved 139,921 liters a day average milk sales with 91% of procured milk sold in loose milk and rest 9% in milk produces. It has procured 55,669,892 liters of milk throughout a year averaging 152,520 liters per day. The union has ambitious plans to achieve 500,000 liters a day milk sales by 2010.
Union has receives ISO 9001:2000, ISO 2000: 2005 and ISO 14001: 2004 international certifications for excellence in its quality and overall aspects.
The NDDB administered union has also produced 29,060 metric tones of cattle feed produces from its Bhadli Cattle feed plant. Union' year 1995 reserved losses have gone down to six Crores.
Chopda Municipal Council receives Rs. 2.18 Crores fund for water
Chopda Municipal Council has received Central Government's 2.18 Crores funds under UIDSSMT scheme 80% sponsorship for enhancements in its water supply, storage and filtering capacities. The State government avails 10% and Council has to spare 10% to complete the project.
Chopda city as of now has two 11 Lakh liters each water storage tanks in Mahavir Colony and Swatantrya Colony. This project aims at constructing two more tanks with estimated budget of 115.67 Lakhs - one at water purifying centre and another near Thalner Gate with 11 Lakh and 12.50 Lakh liters storage capacity respectively. It also plans to lay 24Kms new drinking water supply pipelines in new areas of city. Chopda council has turned to be first council in Nashik division having received funds under this scheme.
Prof. Dr. Khadke receives Shiv Chhatrapati Award:
Jalgaon's one on well-known sportsman and social activist Prof. Dr. Narayan Khadke has receives Year 2005-06 Shiv Chhatrapati Award honored by State Sports Directorate. This award distribution ceremony is on 29th August on eve of Sports Day at Latur.
District Co-operative Societies and Banks AGM period:
The August month has turned to be hectic and high times for Co-operative movement in District. Most of co-operatives have Annual General Meetings (AGM) during this period especially during weekends. The Co-operative Department has made mandate of conducting AGM during period from 15th July until 14th August. Jalgaon district has around 800 co-operative societies and banks and this leads to flourishing and high volume time for printing, catering and gift accessories industries.
Palod and M. J. teams win Sports authority conducted Table tennis
Jalgaon District Sports Council and Sports Authority jointly conducted Table tennis competition went on with cheering participation. Palod School won under-17 boys category by defeating St. Aloysius Bhusawal team. M. J. defeated Bendale College team in Corporation area under-19 category boys match and M. J. Girls defeated St. Teresa in same category.
Corporation land selling: Three bids received:
Jalgaon City Municipal Corporation has received 3 bids for its proposed selling of 3 vacant prime area lands owned. Yesterday was last date of filling EMD amount. Corporation has taken Rs. 3.20 Lakhs for Khwajamiya, 5.80 Lakhs for Old Municipal Council building and 2.63 Lakhs for Old Sane Guruji Hospital Land as earnest money. Last date of filling bids is 12PM of 13th August followed by opening of bids on same day at 4PM. All three bids EMD received are of Individuals.
Loni Bk (Parola) Army man dies at Kargil:
Loni Bk (Parola Taluka) native Soldier Bharat Kalu Patil has died in encounter with terrorist at Kargil on 09th August. Aged at 47, his bravery and immortal fight against anti-nationals and highest duty realisation has added another feather of devotion to Jalgaon district's patriotism. He joined army in 1980 and was leading 108 Engineering regiment at field 484 since last two years at Kargil. His funeral is on Sunday, 12th August at his native place in full national honour.
Fire at Khadka Sub-Division causes 50 Lakhs losses:
Maharashtra State Electricity Company Khadka Sub-divisional electricity producing unit in Bhusawal transformer units caught fire at around 1PM. This fire in switchyard has caused losses of 50 Lakhs to the Company as per primary estimates. This fire has not caused any discrepancies in electricity supply in the region.
Damrun Village Panchayat receives Rural Cleanliness Naik Award:
Damrun (Chalisgaon) Panchayat has won wastewater management Vasantrao Naik Award in Rural Cleanliness drive in Nashik division. Hivrebazar in Nagar won first prize along with Gondegaon (Nashik) winning runner up prize.
NMU receives UGC Infonet 85 Lakhs grant:
North Maharashtra University Jalgaon has received Rs. 85 Lakhs special grants from UGC under Information and Community Technology enhancements. This will enable wireless network connectivity in entire NMU campus along with ability to get additional student services like syllabus, time table, hall tickets, notes and application forms through NMU's proposed new website.
Monsoon 2007: Ainpur life normalises:
Following low to no raining in last 48 hours, the Tapi River rainwater has settled down and life has normalised in entire zone. Earlier disconnected Raver Taluka villages Ainpur, Nimbol and Vitva are now back on normal track. Hatnur dam backwater in these days caused losses to farms in nearby region.
Girana dam has touched 80% marks. Administration has announced recharging Bhokarbari, Mhaswa and Bori dam from extra flowing water from Girana dam. It has also issued warnings to those living on banks of Girana dam region.
Corporation standing committee approves various topics:
Standing committee meeting yesterday has approved various topics on its agenda yesterday. Amongst topmost topics, include awarding of Cleanliness contract of city at Rs. 58 Lakhs per month. It also accepted Intrest payment at 12% if payments delayed after 15 days.
Same contract was awarded last year at 22.40 Lakhs per month. New contractor has proposed 966 workers each with minimum 137 Rupees payment. However, contract has no mandate of number of workers.
District administration appoints 16 spreading diseases control
Jalgaon District Health Authorities have appointed one committee in each Taluka to monitor and control spreading diseases during raining season along with district committee synchronising all groups. Committee consist of a medical officer, assistant health along with Arogya-Sevak. District's all 77 primary healthcare centres and sub-centres have adequate medicines with vehicles for moving patients in case of emergency.
Hatnur dam's all 41 gates opened: mega flooding in Tapi River:
Administration has opened up all 41 gates of Hatnur dam yesterday night to discharge increasing amount of raining water in Tapi and Purna River origin areas. This has led to mega flooding to Tapi River and chances of drowning of some of villages of banks of River. Dam backwater has led to no communications with Ainpur, Nimbol and Vitva villages of Raver Taluka.
Administration has posted lifeguard boats as a precautionary measure in this region along with home guards special team of swimmers to escape in case of emergency. Raver Taluka had no raining yesterday. Suki River still struggles to get water while Bhokri and Matran have very low amount of water.
ZP Agricultural department calls for use of Central aid:
District Council (ZP) agricultural department has called for farmers from SC, ST and women category to benefit from Central Government sponsored grains development programme 2007-08 offering aid for buying HDPE pipes. Scheme avails 210 meters pipe of 75mm diameter valued at 18,550. It avails 33% grant to this amount valued at 6,121 rupees and is applicable on buying only registered category HDPE pipes. Please refer block development officers, Panchayat Committee office for more details.
NMU vision document public representatives meet on 11th August:
North Maharashtra University Jalgaon is conducting a meet of all public elected and representing leaders to discuss and finalise its vision document. Meeting would have participation of all leaders from Jalgaon, Dhule and Nandurbar districts. It aims at arriving at vision document until 2020 with good focus and balanced approach to its curricula.
Pachora gets Computerised Railway Reservation counter:
After years of struggle, Pachora has finally received Railways PRS service. Bhusawal Division is inaugurating this PRS on 15th August. Pachora has demanded this reservation system since last 25 years, has received after tiring efforts, and follow up. Nearby Nandura in Buldhana and Nepanagar in Khandwa districts are also getting PRS system shortly.
Raining continues: Hatnur dam's 36 gates opened:
Vidarbha and MadhyaPradesh heavy raining has led to continuous increase in water levels of Tapi River. This has led to opening of 36 gates of Hatnur dam since yesterday night. Administration has sent alerts to those living on banks of River.
Nimbol and Ainpur in Raver Taluka have lost contact with rest following increase in water levels. Dam is now discharging rainwater heavily and is at 210meters water level with danger level set at 214 meters. Meanwhile raining continued yesterday as well in medium showery form throughout district.
Corporation land selling: Opposition files complaint with State
Jalgaon City Municipal Corporation opposition party members have filed complain with State Urban development ministry on Corporation's recently announced land selling at 11 Crores base price. Corporation has announced selling of its vacated prime space land at Khwajamiya, Old Municipal Council location and Sane Guruji Hospital land.
Komal Mahajan receives District Scholarship:
Jalgaon District Sports Association has offered scholarship to R. R. School student and District Taekwondo player Komal Narendra Mahajan. She has won 4 Gold, 2 silver and one bronze medal on state level along with one bronze on National level.
District level Inter-school table tennis competition:
Palod School Jalgaon team has won Jalgaon District Council and District Sports Authority jointly conducted under-14 inter-school table tennis competition by defeating P. B. School Amalner team. Rustomji School won by 3-0 defeating St. Teresa in under-17 Category. R. R. Girls won girls category match defeating St. Teresa team.
District Jail gets solar lights:
Government and semi-government setups having tough times to tackle with load shedding have found another alternative to power. Jalgaon District Jail now has solar lights in 14 barracks with MLA funds. Administration has sent proposal for increase of one barrack following overloading. Jalgaon Jail now has 14 barracks having capacity of 200 and in actual is having 523 jailed. These lights have 5 hours backup time.
Chopda Sugar factory elections: Ruling panel sails the boat:
The ruling Co-operative Panel in Chopda Co-operative sugar factory has sailed in the ruling boat by winning 13 out of 22 seats in the election. The challenger "Parivartan" panel succeeded in securing 9 seats. The ruling panel's 6 existing directors lost their positions while fighting panel's one director lost his seat. Factory election voting completed on 04th August and counting completed yesterday.
This is first time in district that a co-operative sugar factory election turned so public and highlighted in media and campaigning as well. It gives clear verdict of dominating political influence in Government public agencies along with co-operative sector, which is harmful for overall growth.
Meteorological department Kolaba predicts heavy raining in district:
The State meteorological department Kolaba lab has predicted around 12CM raining in Jalgaon district in upcoming 48 hours. Administration has warned people living on banks of river with a caution note. Jalgaon district has witnessed 381mm average raining as of now. Meanwhile showery raining continued throughout district yesterday.
August Democracy Day: 78 complaints received:
District administration has received 78 complaints on eve of August democracy day at Collectorate. It has verdict on 2 and sent 76 to concerned departments for further action and response. This includes revenue - 22, ZP - 15, Police - 5, Co-operative Department - 13, Electricity Company - 1, Corporation - 8, Land records - 6 and others - 6.
District Kho-Kho player Dhansingh Pawar receives Scholarship:
Jalgaon district's only representative in State Kho-Kho competition Dhansingh Ukha Pawar has received scholarship of Rs. 3,000/- for year 2006-07 from Sports and Youth affairs directorate. He has received this scholarship on winning Gold medal in competition.
National Banana Council meets in October:
National Banana Research Centre and AIPUB jointly conducted National Banana Council is at Trichy in Tamilnadu from 25th until 28th October. The meet focuses on "Producing economically feasible quality banana productivity." Meet would have various other technology related demonstrations and discussions to improve productivity and district farmers playing key role in conference have invited all farmers to visit this council.
Raver Sugar factory board plans to avail factory on rental:
Karjod (Raver) based Raver Taluka Co-operative Sugar factory Board of Directors met yesterday and have finalised to avail factory on rentals. Meeting had participation of Sugar Directorate, Owing bank and BOD. Board has approved renting factory for a period from 2007-08 until 2011. Factory has made only one processing since starting up and was rented at 1.90 Crores per ton. JDCC Bank has dues of Rs. 149.14 Lakhs and 354.32 Lakhs Intrest with the factory. No current employees of factory have received any salary since 25 months and it has reported 5-6 Crores sugar lying with factory.
Sakal organised Photography Exhibition from today:
Sakal Newspaper Khandesh edition is organising three days Reflections-2007 photography exhibition from today to celebrate its third anniversary. Exhibition is at Police Multi-purpose hall and would have district's three photographers photos presented.
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Khandesh continues to witness rain showers:
Entire Khandesh region continues to witness showery medium raining since last two days. Jalgaon, Dhule and Nandurbar districts have reported showery to medium raining with heavy raining at some places in last two days. Authorities have opened up 16 gates of Hatnur dam by 1 inch and 4 gates are fully open to discharge water from dam.
Meanwhile district administration and council have reported damages of around 15 Crores 67 Lakhs to various roads in district due to last month raining. Last year record break raining caused damages of around 100 Crores to basic infrastructural resources of district. This year raining has damaged roads at 7 places to State Highways, at 18 places to District's major bridges and temporary blocks. Rural area has reported most of damages with Yaval Taluka on the top reporting 65 Lakhs and Chopda on lowest with 3.50 Lakhs.
District Administration receives Rs. 6 Crores cotton producers
Share Capital interest:
District Administration has received Rs. 6 Crores 85 Lakhs funds towards Cotton producers share capital interest instalment. It has availed this interest for period from 01st July 2004 until 31st March 2006. This fund includes Rs. 5 Crores 71 Lakhs 77,214 Rupees for Jalgaon district's 262,594 farmers.
Chopda Sugar factory elections: 81.40% voting - Counting on Monday:
Chopda Co-operative Sugar factory 22 posts election went on peacefully yesterday with 81.40% voting turnout. In all 7,215 voters out of total 8,865 voters practised their voting rights from Chopda, Adavad, Gorgavale, Chahardi and Hated blocks.
Votes' counting is at Arts, Commerce and Science College Gymkhana on Monday, 06th August from 8AM. Clear picture would arrive by evening.
Corporation standing committee approves doubling of escort fees:
Jalgaon City Municipal Corporation standing committee has approved doubling of escort fees applicable for transporting vehicles crossing Jalgaon to 100 Rs. Each. It has also approved building of public toilets at Nathwada and Kanjarwada, selling of blocks in auction basis at Mutton market along with various other topics.
Committee has cancelled Pay, Park and ordered no refunds of security deposit of contract awarded following no recoveries, and practical implementation of this newly introduced tax.
Corporation General Body approves sales of 3 prime properties for 11 Crores:
Jalgaon City Municipal Corporation general body has approved selling of Old Corporation building premise; Sane Guruji Hospital vacated land and Khwajamiya slum vacated land for mere Rs. 11 Crores. The body approved sales on receipt of this or above base price, amount and should be used to repay Corporation loan burden. Committee further suggested building of BOT basis complexes if no proposals received for such property. The decision was taken after prolong discussions amongst opposition demanding availing parking services first in city areas and then finalise on this.
The body has also approved 13 topics on its agenda. Ruling party members proposed housing development in Shivaji Nagar slum opposite federation was rejected. Body has unanimously approved shifting of budgetary allocations of Housing funds of Rs. 7.75 Crores for road development and repair works. Corporation standing committee would meet today to further discussion various topics.
Wonderful Monsoon raining eases weather:
Whole Jalgaon District witnessed medium to heavy raining yesterday evening for hours. Showering continued until late nights. Arrival of raining has satisfied farmers anxiously waiting for good raining for their standing kharip crop. Raining has also reduced climatic humidity and relaxed temperature as well. Authorities have fully opened up 4 gates and partially opened a gate of Hatnur dam to control increasing water pressure in dam. Nagjhiri, Suki, Bhokri rivers have witnessed flooding due to heavy raining in their region.
Chopda Sugar factory voting today:
Amongst another tough political tussle, Chopda Sugar factory would witness voting for 22 seats. Administration has made adequate arrangements for smooth conduct of election process with tight security. There are in all 8,827 voters and 50 candidates in fray for 22 seats. Sahakar and Parivartan are two panel each having 22 and 20 candidates respectively along with 8 Independent candidates. Voting is from 8AM until 5PM. This election has turned another mega political tussle in last week with hefty media campaigning by both panels.
ZP standing committee proposes Rs. 167 Crores Road works:
Jalgaon District Council (ZP) standing committee has approved various road development and repair works worth Rs. 167 Crores in district. Amongst other decisions made include approving tenders for lake development under rural development funds, reinvesting of rural development fund, setting up of committee for buying invertors for health department. Committee has proposed new roads and earlier repair works under Prime Minister Rural Road Development scheme estimated at 167 Crores.
NMU approves 10 new Competitive Exam study centres:
North Maharashtra University Jalgaon has approved 10 new competitive examination study centres in Jalgaon, Dhule and Nandurbar districts. It has approved these centres seeing previous year introduced 3 centres, one each in every district. These new centres would start functioning from 01st September.
State Transport Workers Association withdraws strike:
Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation Workers Associations have withdrawn their protest strike called yesterday after final discussions with State Transport secretary. No State Transport buses led to chaos to daily commuters and caused huge rush in Trains and private buses. This strike has led to around Rs. 31 Lakhs losses to Jalgaon Depot of ST having around 600 schedules per day.
Corporation General Body meeting today: Important decision on
selling prime location Corporation properties today
"Need of Agricultural based industries in rural areas" evokes Vision NMU discussion meet:
North Maharashtra University yesterday called a meeting to further explore and arrive at vision NMU document. The meet evoked need of setting up industries based on agricultural inputs in rural areas. This will lead to research oriented approach in agriculture and attachment of youth in farming. Meet further discussed Khandesh agricultural capacities and need to introduce curricula based on fine alignment of agriculture, industries and public. Meet had participation from Appropriate Rural Technology Institute director along with Khandesh leading farmers and "Krishi Bhushan" honoured dignitaries.
College admission process continues:
Most of Colleges under North Maharashtra University continued their admission process in various undergraduate courses in all streams. There are in all 82 Senior Colleges in North Maharashtra University region comprising of Jalgaon, Dhule and Nandurbar districts. These colleges 187 classes (batches) permitted with total intake capacity of 22,440 students in first year for all streams. This year 19,017 students cleared H.S.C. Exam. Jalgaon city has around 5,000 seats for various undergraduate courses.
State Transport Workers announces strike from today:
Public transportation system is in troubles with Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation workers unions announcing protest strike against State announced legalisation of Maxi Cab running services.
The union in its press statement has expressed its anguish of State Government not taking it in confidence before confirming such important decisions amidst its continued protest to stop illegally done public transporting.
Income Tax returns filling:
Income Tax office Jalgaon has received 45,026 Income Tax returns until 31st July, last date of filling returns. Income Tax office Jalgaon has two ranges to control entire District taxation. CBDT has not announced any extension to return filling date.
Jalgaon Income tax office has 62,247 Income tax payers in range-1 covering Jalgaon City and Chopda Taluka along with Co-operative societies while Range-2 has 60,175 taxpayers covering rest of district. Income Tax department has recently introduced new forms of return.
Bhusawal Thermal Power Station receives Green-Tech Award:
Bhusawal Thermal Power Station (BTPS) has received Silver Medal in 08th Annual Green-Tech Awards for year 2007. The Station has received this award for its outstanding work in ecological balancing during year 2006. This award is honoured by Greentech Foundation New Delhi and is second in run for BTPS.
St. Joseph School wins District level football competition:
St. Joseph Convent English School has won Under-14 and Under-17 Corporation Area Football competition hosted at Nutan Maratha College ground. It defeated A. T. Zambre school team in final match by 1-0. In Under-17 category, St. Joseph boys defeated Anglo Urdu School by 1-0.
State level Marathon competition: Jalgaon's Swapnali Sonawane
and Mumbai's Shinde wins:
Jalgaon District Athletics Association organised District School Marathon and State Marathon went on in cheerful environment. Mumbai athlete Savalram Shinde won State boys category for second continued year by completing in 1 hour 21 minutes and 52 seconds. Bendale College student athlete Swapnali Kailas Sonawane has won Girls State level competition. In all 1,754 athletes participated in open category and 1,516 in school category.
District Police beefs up security after information on a gang:
Jalgaon District Police has beefed up security throughout district after receipts of reports of gangs reaching through trains. Police yesterday night made intensive searches at Bhusawal and Jalgaon Railway Stations. All trains arriving from Nagpur side towards Mumbai were searched. Police team included Force, rapid action force and commandos in large numbers.
District Administration orders Girana dam water release in Bori
Jalgaon District Administration has ordered special release of Girana dam water into Bori dam to control and Smoothen Parola Taluka region water supplies. Parola Taluka as of has just 328mm raining. Most of raining has fall into other than Bori River region leading to no stock in dam. The dam supplies to Parola city, 12 villages of Taluka along with 26 villages in Dhule district. Bori dam has been connected to Girana dam under River-link project as a pilot project. This release from Non-irrigation quota water release will rejuvenate water supplies in dependent areas.
Manipur team wins Federation Cup National fencing competition:
Manipur team dominated first federation cup national fencing competition played at Jalgaon and has won Federation cup. It only lost in Men's Sabre category. Army and Jammu Kashmir teams won gold each.
Competition ended yesterday amidst enthusiastic participation and play. Maharashtra team failed to secure medals in any of team events. Manipur won 10 out of 12 Gold medals in this competition.