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Jalgaon City Municipal Corporation approves Cess with 0.25% tax rate:
Amongst one of most traders favoring decision, Jalgaon City Municipal Corporation general body approved implementation of Cess tax from 01st April 2009 with notional rate of 0.25% on all commodities and waiving off on vegetables, life essential commodities, seeds and medicines. Opposition members made strong protest to unified rate with likely purview of state government rejecting it.
Administration would now send these rates to State Government for final approval. It has shown deferred opinion in unified low rates quoting it to be of financial weakening for Jalgaon Corporation already in financial woes. It would request State to implement its suggested minimal rates that are in variation of 1 to 4% depending on commodity. Body has also demanded special compensation package from State
Industries and traders have rejoiced this decision of unified lowest rates quoting it to be business booster for lowering wholesale trades amidst competitive wholesale markets. This reduction if finally approved would also lead to easing in fuel prices in Jalgaon city.
JDCC Bank - increasing reserved losses and need of strong political
Jalgaon district central co-operative bank (JDCC) is witnessing continuous increase of reserved losses, rising outstanding with members. Bank has strong history of over 92 years of establishment and has over 1,500 Crores of deposits from all sectors.
Bank now needs strong governmental support for recovering its loans and most importantly strong political willingness to take it out of losses and make it one of best profitable co-operative venture.
District's eight players selected in State team:
Jalgaon district's eight players have been selected in Maharashtra State team for 18th G. V. Mavalankar National shooting competition from 03rd until 12th November at Guwahati in Assam. This includes Prakash Dilip Gawali (0.177 air pistol - 10 meters - men's senior category), Sachin Madhukar Patil and Shailesh Prakash Deore (0.177 open site air rifle - 10 meters men's senior category). It also includes Millind Prakash Deore, Nikhil Ravindra Mahajan and Ashish Kailash Tiwari in 0.177 open site air rifle - 10 meters men's junior category) and Tilottama Ashok Shinde in 0.177 meters open site air rifle in 10 meters junior women's category.
Happy New Year:
Team Ejalgaon.com wishes all visitors warm greetings on eve of Happy New year beginning from today. Today's key attractions are various Padva special classical singing from Anil Abhyankar, Sampada Chapekar, Hema Upasani (Mumbai), Savita Patil and Neeta Patil (Pune), Dr. Pradeep Kumar, Girish Gosavi (Aurangabad) and artists from Swarninad at various locations in district.
Diwali festivity and Laxmi Poojan celebrated with tradition:
Entire region celebrated Diwali festivity and Laxmi Poojan with cherished traditional Poojan followed by crackers and meeting each other. Most of houses, government offices, banks and shops had lighting decorations, Rangoli and floral decorations throughout the festive times.
This year's Diwali festivity had key attraction of lower amount of crackers usage and wonderful lighting decorations at various governmental and public sector organisations along with individual houses.
Vigilance week from 01st November:
District Anti-corruption bureau is conducting vigilance week from 01st November until 07th November. It plans to conduct various programs on this eve and give oath of no corruption to all government officers.
Happy Diwali 2008:
Team Ejalgaon.com wishes Happy Diwali 2008 greetings to everyone! May this Diwali sparkle add glory, prosperity and peace all around YOU.
Lord Rama Rath festivity - 136th grand Rath festivity:
Jalgaon District's most ancient traditional culture of Rath festivity is entering into its 136th year of celebration. Jalgaon city's rural deity Lord Rama temple Rath festivity begins on 29th and continues until 09th November.
Saint Appaji Maharaj established this temple in 1872 by uniting various castes and communities. Festivity begins every Kartik Shuddha Pratipada and ends on Tripurari Pornima on 13th November with various religious enchanting.
Corporation receives Cess tax rates, calls special meeting on
Jalgaon city Municipal Corporation has received State government suggestive rates for implementing Cess tax from 01st November. It has called for special meeting on 30th October to finalise on Cess tax implementation. Corporation Ruling party earlier has requested State to implement from 01st April 2009 which was rejected by State government.
Meanwhile Corporation has also received 1.10 Crores special fund for various developmental works under 12th Finance commission. This mainly includes waste management and various other developmental projects.
NAFED to begin cotton buying from 03rd November:
National agricultural co-operative marketing federation of India Ltd. Is beginning cotton buying through its five centers in Khandesh from 03rd November. This includes Jalgaon, Dhule, Amalner, Jamner and Pachora centers to be setup at locations having ginning and pressing units.
Tilottama Shinde wins Gold in National shooting competition:
Jalgaon district rifle association member and government polytechnic student Tilottama Ashok Shinde has won gold medal in All India Surendra Singh Inter-school rifle-shooting competition conducted at Meerut in Uttar Pradesh from 21st until 25th October. Competition had participation of 658 players from across Country.
26th & 27th October:
Diwali festivity begins with Vasu-barasa and Dhan Trayodashi:
Entire Khandesh region witnessed joyous beginning of Diwali festivity with celebration of Vasu-Barasa on Saturday followed by Dhan Trayodashi on Sunday. Vasu-Baras festivity has worshipping of Cows and calf. Gold jewelers in region witnessed enormous response from all around on eve of Dhan Trayodashi yesterday.
Madhukar sugar factory targets 3.50 Lakhs sugarcane processing:
Madhukar co-operative sugar factory has set ambitious target of 3.50 Lakhs tones of sugarcane processing for its 33rd this season boiler inauguration. Factory has availability of 2.50 Lakhs tones of sugarcane in its area and aims nearby areas arrival as well.
Waghur dam canal works begin:
District irrigation department has initiated Waghur dam canal works. This canal water would benefit 51 villages in Jalgaon taluka by availing water for crops to Asoda and Bhadli region farmers. The right canal would primarily benefit Jalgaon taluka's 14,960 hectares land while left one would enrich 2,024 hectares land from Bhusawal taluka. Jalgaon taluka canal would be 41kms length while Bhusawal taluka canal would be of 24kms.
District players selected for National pre-competition taekwondo
Jalgaon district's three players have been selected for training camp of inter-school national taekwondo competition. Camp is at Sindhudurg and has participation of Komal Mahajan, Trupti Tayade and Ankita Patil from Jalgaon district. State team would participate in national competition at Goa from 01st November.
Diwali festivity begins from today:
Festivity of lights and sparkling joy DIWALI is beginning today with Vasu-Barasa festivity. Laxmi Poojan is on Tuesday, 28th October and has various Muhurat after 6PM in evening. Vasu Barasa follows Dhan Trayodashi on 26th October, Narak Chaturdashi on 27th and Laxmi Poojan on 28th October.
Jalgaon airport works - farmers submit consent letters:
Kusumba and Nashirabad based farmers have submitted their consent letters to district administration for Jalgaon airport land acquisition Process. Administration would now initiate other processes today to arrive at finalization of processes and transfers of land to government owned State airport development Company for further works.
Jalgaon city municipal Corporation to implement Cess tax from
Jalgaon city Municipal Corporation has received State notification for implementation of Cess tax from 01st November. Corporation has introduced adequate measures for collection process through its own staff.
JDCC Bank elections - 181 nominations valid:
Jalgaon district central co-operative bank term elections nomination scrutiny process has completed. Final valid nominations count has reached to 181 for 31 seats of 364 nominations received. Last date of withdrawal of nominations is 07th November. This has also lead to clear victory (unopposed) state for three candidates.
Haryana, Punjab and UP wins National women's tug of war championship:
All India 21st women's tug of war competition ended yesterday in Jalgaon with Haryana, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh teams winning in 5 different categories. Maharashtra secured third rank. Haryana won 400kg and 440kg, Punjab won 480kg and 560kg while Uttar Pradesh won 520kg category.
Third State swimming competition of handicapped today in Jalgaon:
Jalgaon district swimming association for disabled is conducting third state swimming competition for handicapped at district stadium. Competition has received entries from 125 swimmers from across the State. Competition is being played in sub-junior, junior and senior boys' and girls' category in 50 meters, 100 meters free style, breast stroke, back stroke and butterfly types.
Cold begins in region:
Entire Khandesh region has now started witnessing seasonal cold arrival. Mercury has fallen significantly in last 5 days. This is easing atmosphere October heat and daytime heat as well.
Administration enforces 37(1) and 37(3) order in district:
Jalgaon district administration has enforced Bombay Police Act, 1951 section 37(1) and 37(3) in district to maintain law and order situation amidst festive season. This order remains in effect until 04th November 2008.
National women's tug of war championship ends today:
All India Women's National tug of war championship is ending today. Maharashtra team failed to retain victory march. Maharashtra secured third rank in 400kg, 480kg and 560kg category and fourth rank in 440kg category.
Maharashtra-B team has entered into finals of 520kg category and has final match versus Uttar Pradesh. Haryana and Delhi would play in finals of 440kg category. All final matches are being played today. Prize distribution ceremony is in today evening.
Jalgaon City Corporation to implement Cess from 01st November:
Jalgaon City Municipal Corporation is implementing Cess tax from 01st November 2008. State has rejected its demand of differed implementing from 01st April 2009. Administration has initiated its full measures for implementation through its staff.
Central government grains buying begin:
Central government's year 2008-09 guaranteed rates grains buying has began in Jalgaon district at its 12 centers. This includes Amalner, Chopda, Raver, Savda, Yaval, Chalisgaon, Pachora, Erandol and Dharangaon and rest centers would start soon. Amalner has received best response of these centers.
JDCC Bank elections - 364 nominations filed:
Jalgaon district central co-operative Bank election nomination filling process ended yesterday. Administration has received 364 nominations and it would scrutinize all applications today. Last date of withdrawing nominations is 07th November and clear picture would be available only after this date.
National women's tug of war championship - day 2:
District tug of war association conducted national 21st women's tug of war championship day-two witnessed dominant play by Maharashtra players. Delhi was on rank#2. It is being played in morning and evening sessions. Quarterfinals begin from today.
Day#2 matches result:
Andhra Pradesh Vs Delhi - Delhi wins
Maharashtra Vs Uttarakhand - Uttarakhand wins
Delhi Vs Andhra Pradesh - Andhra Pradesh wins
Maharashtra Vs Uttarakhand - Uttarakhand wins
Delhi Vs Madhya Pradesh - Delhi wins
Uttarakhand Vs Orissa - Orissa wins
Delhi Vs Maharashtra - Maharashtra wins
Punjab Vs Maharashtra - Maharashtra wins
Corporation to conduct special general body meeting to approve Cess implementation:
Jalgaon city Municipal Corporation has received minimum rates chart from State government for Cess tax. It would now conduct a special general body meeting around 27th October to get final node from general body for implementation. Earlier Corporation body has sent resolution to State for implementing Cess from 01st April 2009. State is yet to confirm this implementation.
National women's tug of war competition inaugurated:
District tug of war association conducted 21st national tug of war competition begun yesterday. Competition had inaugural match between Uttarakhand and Maharashtra in 480kg category. Competition continues until 24th October and has 325 players from all across Country.
Yesterday competitions result as under:
400kg - Andhra Pradesh Vs Haryana - Haryana wins - 3 points, 2 pulls
400kg - Jammu-Kashmir Vs Madhya Pradesh - MP wins - 3 points, 2 pulls
440kg - Delhi Vs Haryana - Delhi wins - 3 points, 2 pulls
440kg - Madhya Pradesh Vs Uttarakhand - Uttarakhand wins - 3 points, 2 pulls
JDCC Bank elections review:
Jalgaon district's apex co-operative bank JDCC bank election processing is in full pace. Yesterday nominations count reaches to 233 from 139 candidates. Bank has 14 constituencies with around 5,750 voters. Many existing senior politicians and existing board members have filed their nominations here.
Jalgaon airport development - Land acquisition final notification approved:
District administration has received final approval to Jalgaon Airport land acquisition notification. Administration is acquiring land of 134 farmers from Kusumba and Nashirabad. This has 84 farmers from Nashirabad with 138.94 hectares land and 106.59 hectares land of 50 farmers from Kusumba. It would lead to landless status to Kusumba's 47 farmers and 28 from Nashirabad, low landholder status to 13 and very-low landholder status to 6 farmers. Administration would now initiate acquisition process and would pay sum once process is completed.
District sugarcane farmers to get State compensation:
Jalgaon districts over 2,500 farmers having sugarcane lying with them for 2007-08 seasons on 2,605 hectares area would receive State special compensation of Rs. 25,000 per hectare totaling to six Crores 51 Lakhs 27,000 Rupees special fund. Administration has appointed 12 members panel for faster distribution of this compensation to farmers on or before 24th October. Chopda taluka had maximum sugarcane lying in this year.
Women's tug of war national championship begins today in Jalgaon:
District tug of war association is all set to host 21st National women's tug of war championship at district sports complex. Competition has participation of 11 States 28 teams with 325 players and 60 officials. Competition would be inaugurated today evening and is open for all with prize distribution on 24th October.
Cottonomics 2008 - CCI begins cotton buying in district:
Cotton Corporation of India has begun its cotton buying in Jalgaon district at various locations. This has led to increase in private parties buying rates. CCI is availing 2,850 per quintal rate. This has led to good rush of farmers in CCI centers. Private parties are now buying at 2,700 to 2,750 per quintal. Farmers are expecting around 3,000 rates for this season crop.
Gold and silver rates dip following international markets:
Gold and silver rates witnessed slashing effect following international markets rate dipping down. Gold was sold in wholesale markets at 12,585 and at Rs. 13,000 in retail. Last week gold had 14,300 rates. Silver was at 17,975 per KG in wholesale and 18,300 in retail markets.
International Dhamma Conference today in Bhusawal:
Boddha community has organized international Dhamma conference today at Pandharinath Nagar in Bhusawal city. Conference has a host of activities and religious events on the eve.
Burhanpur violence hurts banana producers:
Jalgaon district banana producers are facing hard time with Burhanpur still not normalizing after violent turnout. Around 400 trucks of banana are waiting on MP border to enter in to region for further selling. Agricultural producers committee is also seeing lowering inputs and State transport Raver depot has stopped all its ferries towards Burhanpur since this violence.
Sindhi community Varsi festivity begins in Jalgaon:
Saint baba Hardasram's 28th and Saint Kanwarram 48th annual Varsi festivity began yesterday in Jalgaon amidst grand presence of community fellows from all around Country and other parts of world. It began in auspicious presence of community saints and with "Guru Granthsaheb" enchanting.
Festivity continues until Monday, 20th October and has various religious activities throughout day at Seva Mandal in Kanwar Nagar, Sindhi colony area. Another key attraction of festivity is Anand Mela organised here.
Corporation standing committee meeting review:
Jalgaon city Municipal Corporation Standing committee met yesterday to review various topics on its agenda. It has approved net discount of 10% on house taxes payment for those having gone into appeal and would get verdict from Public courts. Corporation has huge number of cases in appeal against its unfair house tax structure. Body also approved maintenance work for administrative building lifts, housing project survey, Medicines in Corporation hospitals at estimated cost of Rs. 39 Lakhs and ecological survey estimated at 4.95 Lakhs cost.
NMU announces rescheduled timetable for October exams:
North Maharashtra University Jalgaon has announced new schedule for its few papers cancelled due to unavoidable circumstances. It had Education courses, physical education, arts, and Commerce and science papers on this day.
New timetable as under:
B. P. Ed. Exam - 20th to 25th October
B. Ed. - 21st to 25th October and 01st to 02nd November
T. Y. B. A., B. Com, B. Sc. - 05th to 10th November 2008 (earlier scheduled papers from 06th until 12th October)
FY, SY and TY papers - 01st and 02nd November (earlier set on 13th and 14th October).
National Tug of war competition from Monday in Jalgaon:
Jalgaon district Tug of War association and State unit are jointly conducting National Women Tug of war competition beginning in Jalgaon from Monday, 20th October. It would continue for five days in 3 different categories and would have participation of around 500 players and 100 officials from 20 different States.
It has 10th National competition of sub-junior (Under-17) category, 21st National competition of Junior (Under-19) category and 21st National competition of seniors (open) category. Prize distribution ceremony is on 24th October.
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Dhule Municipal Corporation election on 30th November:
Dhule Municipal Corporation, Dhule district council and Nandurbar district council are undergoing term elections on 30th November followed by counting on 01st December. Both Districts' all 10 Panchayat would undergo election on 30th November while counting would be on 02nd December.
Election Code of Conduct has been implied in both districts with effect from yesterday and electronic voting machines would be used for voting purposes. Dhule Council has 67 wards. Nomination filling process begins from 07th and continues until 14th November, scrutiny on 15th November, formal listing on same day and 18th November as last day of withdrawing nominations followed by sign distribution on 19th November. Dhule district administration has now removed curfew imposed and continued for a longer time.
Monsoon review - 8 out of 14 dams full:
Jalgaon district has witnessed around 75% of average rainfall in this monsoon season. Most of areas have good raining leading to sufficient water levels in various dams. District's 8 out of 14 dams are touching their 100% marks while rests have adequate storage. This includes Hatnur, Girana and other minor projects touching 100% marks. Still two Nakshatra for raining are pending.
JDCC bank elections - nomination-filling process begins today:
Jalgaon district central Co-operative Bank board of directors' election is scheduled on 22nd November 2008 for 31 seats and counting on 24th November. Nomination process begins today. Board of Directors constituency pattern has one each from taluka from primary farming Societies constituency along with one from industrial co-operative society constituency, one from goods sales and processing societies, one from employed Servicemen co-operative society. It also has one from urban Peoples bank/ urban co-operative societies, 2 from milk Producers co-operative societies, one from housing construction co-operative societies, one from other than these co-operative societies, one from partially individual shareholders, one from SC/ ST, one from OBC, one from NT, one from economically weaker section and 3 reserved for Ladies.
Nomination process continues until 22nd October followed by scrutiny on 23rd, primary listing on 24th and last date of withdrawing nominations would be 07th November.
Belganga sugar factory to inaugurate boiler on 25th October:
Chalisgaon based Belganga co-operative sugar factory is beginning it's this season boiler inauguration on 25th October. Factory is in final state of repairing its machinery to start work. Primary estimates suggest around 1-Lakh tones of sugarcane processing.
Dhawal Hemnani selected in State cricket team:
Jalgaon's left-handed fast bowler Dhawal Hemnani has been selected in State Under-19 cricket team to participate in western divisional Ranaji trophy cricket competition beginning at Ahmadabad from 22nd October. He is in State team's final 15 selected. Last year has been selected in Under-17 team.
Swapna Wani wins two gold medals in National swimming competition:
Jalgaon based Swapna P. Wani has won two gold and two silver medals in national aquatic federation conducted swimming competition at Indore. She won in 100-meters butterfly, 100-meters free style gold and 100-meters back stroke and 200 meters free style categories.
Aurangabad bench of Mumbai high court orders re-hearing of JDCC Bank electoral roll:
Mumbai High Court Aurangabad bench has ordered Collectorate re-hearing of JDCC Bank electoral roll on grounds of upcoming election. District leaders earlier filed a complaint of alleged improper listing of many societies. Earlier bank administration published electoral roll on 20th August.
Kojagiri Pornima - District milk producers targets 6 Lakh liters of milk sales:
Jalgaon district's milk producers have set record target of 6-Lakh liters of milk sales on eve of Kojagiri Pornima today. Jalgaon milk union has set ambitious target of 5-Lakh liters distribution. Jalgaon city has routine milk consumption of around 60,000 liters per day, which would double on this eve.
Divisional State sports competition in Nashik from 16th October:
Nashik divisional various sports competition are beginning from 16th October in Nashik district. This includes gymnastics, shooting, archery inter-school divisional plays; throw ball and hockey state competitions. All competitions would be played in various categories and at various locations through Nashik. Please refer district sports authority for further details in this regards.
Rapid action force and SRPF takes city's charge:
District Police has initiated stringent measures to curb down rumors generated panic throughout region. It has called for central reserved police force's rapid action force and 3 companies of state reserved force. Police has also seized 10 swords spread and distributed for causing violence and has arrested 28 in this connection. District now has 222 police officers of rapid action force, 200 from SRPF, 4 Dy. S.P., 40 P.S.I. additional called along with existing force. District Police has appreciated Jalgaonities for keeping hands with Police and maintaining patience to raster such anti-social elements.
North Maharashtra University cancels supplementary exams:
North Maharashtra University Jalgaon has cancelled its various streams October supplementary exams scheduled from 6th until 14th October following continued curfew and violent situation in Dhule. Exam would continue as per timetable from 15th October. NMU would announce new schedule for these papers later.
District's 65 villages receive dispute-free village award:
Jalgaon district's 65 villages have been nominated for dispute free villages award by State. It has availed 1 Crore 25 Lakhs and 25,000 price for Jalgaon district under this program. This includes 18 villages from Pachora taluka. Chahardi and Varkhedi have been nominated for Peace award.
Khandesh Maratha community youth introduction meet in November:
Khandesh Maratha Community youth introduction center and District Nutan Maratha Institute are conducting Nashik-divisional youth introduction meet on 16th November in Amalner. It has setup various centers for youth willing to participate in the event through registration process. Please contact respective district community offices for further details in this regards.
Violence rumors spread panic in Jalgaon city:
Jalgaon city witnessed panic turnout of rumors of violence in Shani Peth area yesterday evening at 8PM. This led to stampede in Old Jalgaon moving further in Fule Market and then Golani Market areas. District Police took immediate control of situation, went through all areas, and appealed citizens not to move with rumors and co-operate administration in handling this situation.
Police has also posted special battalion of State reserved Police in sensitive areas like Bhilpura, Shani Peth, Jainabad, Tambapur and Pimprala along with one each SRP Company at Dharangaon, Chopda and Parola.
Public representatives and administration meet on communal harmony:
Jalgaon Corporation conducted a joint meeting of district publicly elected representatives and administration yesterday to review post-Dhule communal violence situation. Meet evoked proper co-ordination and joint efforts between representatives and administration for availing best of peace and prosperity in district. Meet had participation of all public leaders and district administrative authorities. It would now conduct a public all-communities peace rally on Wednesday, 15th October. Rally would begin at Corporation by 11AM and would urge citizens to support charity for Dhule violence relief.
JDCC Bank election preparations heats political circles:
All political parties have tightened their belts for upcoming JDCC Bank election likely on 24th November 2008. Recently ended Corporation election and this JDCC Bank election have significant impact on political weight for all parties in upcoming 5-years. Newly formed Khandesh Vikas Aghadhi alliance and NCP - Congress alliance are significantly influencing associations.
Bank voting pattern has one each constituency from all 15 taluka. Voting appeal public addressing would help these parties in establishing a base for upcoming parliamentary and assembly elections. Best campaigning and yield political tycoons would likely get a ticket chance for these parliamentary and assembly seats.
Jalgaon district set on high alert - borders seized:
Jalgaon district Police has put a high alert mark following recent communal violence in Dhule and yesterday observed intense violent turnout in nearby Burhanpur in MP. Rumors spread and panic in due to violent turnouts is causing intense panic in all layers of society. District Police is attempting marvelous job here by introducing hefty patrolling all around sensitive zones and rest of the city. Rath Chowk and nearby Old Jalgaon city area remained tensed throughout yesterday.
District Collectorate office has set up special control room for centralized assessment of entire situation with 24x7 staff co-ordination. This control room service is available at 0257-2220800, 2229405.
Goddess Durga submerging ends peacefully:
Jalgaon city and rest of district's Durga Mandal ended 9 days long Navratri festivity yesterday with submerging of Goddess idol. Jalgaon district's 1,590 Mandal that includes 1,240 public and 250 private Mandal completed this procession.
Balaji Rath festivity today in Khandesh:
Khandesh region today is celebrating region's one of foremost historic traditional God Balaji Rath festivity today. This is 150-250 years ancient tradition. Khandesh's Parola, Dharangaon, Dhule, Songir (Dhule), Betawad (Shindkheda) and Shirpur have this Rath festivity. Dharangaon has 61 years Rath tradition, Parola has 262 years rich heritage and Songir with 153 years tradition.
Dhule under curfew on fifth day:
Neighboring district Dhule continued to be in curfew and high police security after recent communal violence. District administration is now easing curfew gradually after clear assessment of situation. It has announced 4.50 Crores relief package for violence victims. Death toll has raise to 10. Administration yesterday availed 3 hours relaxation in curfew from 9AM until 12PM.
Dhule Municipal Corporation has announced 50 Lakhs relief package for those affected and victimized in this violence. NCP has announced 15 Lakhs fund for this relief measure. Jalgaon district has sent special relief committee to Dhule. Dana bazaar traders association sent one truck of grains and wheat for relief measures.
Grains buying guaranteed rates announced:
Central government has announced Kharip season guaranteed rates for year 2008-09 for Jwar, Bazra, Corn and other weighted grains. These grains would get Rs. 840 per quintal rate with State level control room set up for facilitating farmers and avoiding distressed sales.
Jalgaon district would have 21 buying centers through Taluka farmers' co-operative buy-sale centers at Jalgaon, Mhasavad, Yaval, Raver, Savda, Bhusawal, Varangaon, Erandol, Dharangaon, Pachora, Bhadgaon, Amalner, Chopda, Jamner, Chalisgaon, Bodwad, MuktaiNagar and Parola and through Jalgaon taluka farm buy-sale centers at Shendurni and Kurha (MuktaiNagar)
Rubby season - 109,000 hectares cultivation targeted:
District agricultural department has set ambitious target of 109,400 hectares cultivation in this Rubby season. This figure is 10,000 hectares more to last year and with special focus on land not cultivated during Kharip by cultivating Jwar and gram.
This includes Jwar - 22,300 hectares, Wheat - 31,400, Corn - 9,800, Gram - 30,620, safflower - 2,500, Sunflower - 2,880 and others - 400 hectares. Rubby season seeds and fertilizers are availed from October first week and farmers have initiated cultivation.
District's five Village Panchayat without election due to reservation
Jalgaon district's 5 village Panchayat are having no elections in last 8 years following reservation conflict. This is mainly due to availing of certificate from district administration for central government announced caste and category based reservation.
These villages are Pimpri, Bhalshiv, Nhavi Pra. Adavad, Borawal Bk and Shiragad (Yaval) and did not had election since Year 2000. Villagers are demanding schedule tribe's reservation while administration was availing them with OBC reservation. Anturli Ranjane (Amalner) villagers have protested public elections and have demanded exclusion from group Panchayat system with independent Panchayat. None of villagers here voted since December 2007.
Vijayadashmi and Dasra greetings from EJalgaon.com:
Team EJalgaon.com wishes warm greetings on auspicious eve of Vijayadashmi and Dasra festivity today. Let the shine of Dasra spread peace and prosperity all around us. Let us join hands together to curb down communal violence and violent turnout all around. Dasra festivity is considered to be amongst most popular Muhurat of three and half Muhurat.
Today's Muhurat are as under:
Shubh Muhurat - 6.32AM to 8.02, 17.02 to 18.32
Chanchal Muhurat - 11.02 to 12.32, 20.02 to 21.32
Amrut Muhurat - 14.02 to 15.32, 18.32 to 20.02
Labh Muhurat - 12.32 to 14.02
Jalgaon's Dasra annual Ravana effigy burning procession would be conducted in evening at Mehrun Chowpatty. This year's effigy is of 35-feet high.
Corporation General Body approves Cess implementation from 01st
Jalgaon City Municipal Corporation newly elected general body has approved Cess tax implementation from 01st April 2009 to that of State announced 01st November 2008. It has delayed this implementation following fears of revenue shortfall due to this new taxation. Administration would now send this resolution to State government for further approval. Body has also taken policy decision of availing 6 new Indigo cars for Mayor, deputy mayor, standing committee head, Ruling party leader and opposition leader in house along with women welfare committee head.
Madhukar Sugar factory to inaugurate boiler today:
Faizpur based Madhukar co-operative sugar factory is inaugurating its 33rd season boiler today. It is estimating processing of 3-Lakh tones of sugarcane through 4,402 hectares area sugarcane cultivation in its area. Factory made historic 505,295 metric tons of sugarcane and produced 536,600 bags of sugar from it.
Dhule turns to normalcy - situation tensed but under control:
State CM, Deputy CM, Central Home minister for State and many other ministers arrived in Dhule yesterday to anaylse post-communal violence situation. District administration is planning to reduce curfew hours step by step. State government has announced 5 Lakhs to families of those died, 50,000 to severely injured and 25,000 to partially injured in communal violence here. Death toll has risen to 9 with injuries to 250 by now.
Primary estimates have revealed losses amounting to around 15 Crores due to this turnout in form of burning, looting and damaging public properties. Police have arrested 277 in this connection and has increased force strength in region. It has called 550 police officers of State reserved Police force, rapid action force battalion along with two companies of CRPF.
Postal department introduces E-Posting service at 14 locations
Bhusawal divisional postal department now has 14 post offices offering E-Posting services. This department had average inflow around 25,000 to 30,000 letters per day and it has now reduced to average of 10,000 letters a day. Department also has utility services money transfer service, business development, business post, retail post and greeting posts. Division now has 810 post boxes spread throughout region and has 706 staff strength.
Women's National tug of war competition in Jalgaon:
Jalgaon district tug of war association is hosting 5 days national women's tug of war competition from 20th October. Competition would have participation of 25 State teams in 3 categories namely Sub-junior (under-17), Junior (Under-19) and senior women's category.
Khandesh deity Darshan - Brahmacharini Nagaimata of Kokale:
Nagaimata temple of Kokle in Sakri has huge devotees rush throughout the year. Temple has festivity celebration during Navratri season. It's an ancient historical temple located on banks of Panjhra River near Kokale village. Temple is located at a distance of 10kms from Sakri and 6kms from Kasare.
Chaitra Shuddha Chaturdashi, Pornima, Maha-Shivratri, Nagdiwali and Nag-Panchami are amongst major festive events here. Ancient mythology reveals this place as sacred location for monks and had evil powers troubling them during enchanting. Yogiraj Nagbaba prayed deity here. Deity blessed him with and assured of lively presence there to escape from such evils.
Communal violence continues to hurt Dhule life - Curfew continues:
Dhule city continues to witness violent communal turnout on third consecutive day in spite of ongoing curfew. Two places along with Sakri and Kapadne had mob gathered. Police made aerial firings to control the mob. Death toll has risen to 7. Police have arrested 250 in this connection and has initiated stringent measures to curb down communalism.
This violence has led to permanent handicapped status to 15, temporarily handicapped status to 50, Over 1,000 temporary houses burnt, 500 well constructed houses burnt, 800 shops burnt, 500 ferry vehicles burnt, 250 two-wheelers, 75 Auto Rickshaws and around 400 two wheelers partially burnt.
Corporation first general body meeting today:
Jalgaon City Municipal Corporation newly elected general body is having first meeting today. Meet has 24 topics on agenda. It mainly includes approval of Cess tax implementation, waive Octroi on fertilizers, new recruitments on grounds of new Jalgaon Corporation Transport service, represent Corporation on Jalgaon APMC and NMU, and approve pending cleanliness bills. It would also get approval on opening of escrow account for settlement of HUDCO housing dues and other miscellaneous topics.
Corporation education board election has received 15 nominations until now for 9 seats, one seat is unopposed. Voting is on 21st October.
Jalgaon district administration introduces 24 hours control room
Jalgaon district administration has introduced 24-hours control room service for smoothening and easy control of ongoing violence scenario in nearby Dhule. District Revenue department has set up this telephony service to control violence rumors spreading on Dhule grounds. Control Room number is 0257-2220800, 2229405. District Police has urged Jalgaonities not to go with rumors of violence spread and use this control room service to get truth.
Police seizes gold and silver biscuits worth 45 Lakhs in Jalgaon:
Jalgaon Police has seized Gold and Silver biscuits from Ahmadabad based resident on Jalgaon railway station during Dhule violence investigation. City Police station is further investigating the case.
Khandesh deity Darshan - Khodaimata:
Khodai Mata temple is located in hills east to Nandurbar city. Mythology and ancient literature reveals this temple idol as self-formed and has festivity in every Navratri season. Nandurbar city named after King Nandgavli had different structure of empire. This temple was in forestry areas during that time. Ancient literature conveys Khodai Mata temple spelled after Gujarati community deity Khodiyar Devi. Hills have Khodai deity on basin and Wagheshwari deity on top and both are considered Deity sisters.
October heat intense - humid climate unease life:
Jalgaon city and rest of region is witnessing October heat with mercury scaling between 30 to 35 degrees during day times. Day times heat and night times arriving chill is affecting health and causing chronic illness in most of houses.
Corporation Standing Committee election today:
Corporation general body special meeting is being conducted today to elect Standing Committee head and women welfare committee head. Both posts have nominations from Khandesh Vikas Aghadi and are likely to be elected unopposed. Corporation education board member election nomination filling is ending today. Administration would elect 10 members education board that would have NCP and BJP each with 2 and rest 6 from Shahar Vikas Aghadhi and Khandesh Vikas Aghadhi.
Violent turnout continues in Dhule:
Violent caste-based turnout continues to paralyse routine life in Dhule city. Police continued curfew yesterday. City witnessed houses, vehicles, shops burnt and pelting at many locations and around 150 have been injured and 4 killed by now in various incidences.
District Police and administration has urged citizens not to get to rumors and co-operate with Police for maintain Law and Order situation in region. Areas under tensed situation are Old Dhule area based new bridge area, Chalisgaon road, Madhavpura, Station road, Natraj theatre, Chitod road, Mill area and Malegaon road.
Nearby Nandurbar, Sakri had minor stone pelting. Rapid action force, Nashik divisional Police authority and State home minister arrived in city yesterday to review situation.
District democracy day - 173 complaints received:
Jalgaon district Collectorate has received 173 complaints on eve of October democracy day yesterday. This included 36 from revenue department, 32 from ZP, 9 from District Police, 79 from co-operative department, 03 from Electricity Distribution Company, 4 from Council, 1 from Land records department, 2 from agricultural department, 6 from irrigation department and others 1.
Khandesh deity Darshan - Lively Icchadevi of Icchapur:
Shri Icchadevi temple is located in Icchapur of MuktaiNagar taluka and is over five century's ancient temple. This temple is wide devotees' source for easing woes. Temple is located on Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh border and is built on 125 feet height on a hill. It has two annual festivities along with many timely religious events.
Temple has been widely described in various ancient literatures. Devidas named monk made worships and devoted himself in spirituality here. He received blessings from deity here and hence this village was named "Icchapur" that completes desires of every one.
Caste based violence in Dhule - 4 killed, 80 injured - curfew
Dhule city witnessed harsh panic and violent turnout following Hindu - Muslim conflicts. Woes began with a digital banner torn near Manohar theatre. Violent turnout continued for almost 10 hours with groups doing stone pelting, burning public properties and smearing glasses. Dhule district administration imposed curfew in afternoon at 16:30PM. This turnout has led to death of four and injuries to over 80. All public transports including State transport buses are stopped. Incidence had 8 policemen getting injured. Administration and police has urged peace and harmony to all citizens and co-operation to tackle in such difficult time. Jalgaon and Nandurbar districts have raised high alerts on grounds of this violence.
Jitendra, Ninad selected in State cricket team:
BCCI conducted under-22 western divisional Ranji trophy cricket competition has Jalgaon's Jitendra Patil and Ninad Chaudhari in 15-members list of Maharashtra State cricket team. Both are fast bowlers and got selected based on selection test at Pune.
Khandesh deity Darshan - 43 Families Deity Dhandaidevi of Mahsvi:
Dhandaidevi lively temple is located at a distance of one kilometer from Mahsdi village in Sakri taluka of Dhule district. This temple has a rich cultural tradition of over two centuries and is pilgrimage of many Khandesh people.
Ancient mythology suggests arrival of seven deity sisters namely Dhandai, Saptashringi, Mahlsa, Ekvira, Chirai, Bhatai and Renuka in Khandesh to help Khandesh people come out of evil-power woes. Dhandai deity is amongst these seven sisters having said to have taken Avatar here. Deity is family head of 43 families from Khandesh that mainly includes Deore, Khairnar, Wagh, Desale, Bedse, Pawar etc.
Temple has Shravana, Navratri, Chaitra Ashtami festivities along with Tuesday and Friday as special days. Ancient temple was renovated in 1973. Temple now has many pilgrimage facilities including rest house and 3-story public Hall under construction.
Monsoon showers with heavy winds:
Jalgaon city and nearby regions witnessed heavy showering rains for more than an hour on Saturday evening. Rains arrived with high velocity winds leading to spraying and submerging of rainwater in many houses. Three more died yesterday following lightning. In other incidences, eight were injured in various places due to tress and electricity supply polls fall down.
Corporation soon to have 27 Ghanta-Gadi:
Jalgaon city Municipal Corporation has received 14 out of 27 ordered Ghanta-Gadi proposed for city cleanliness drive. It is expecting to receive rest 13 by Monday and would inaugurate all on eve of Dasra. Administration aims at making Jalgaon city clean and green by collecting waste and dust from every home currently spreading on roads and not being gathered by its civil staff. This specially designed Ghanta-Gadi has mechanism for dust collection and disposal. It aims at availing one each ward's for best of cleanliness.
Electricity load shedding intensifies in region - violent turnout
at many places:
State electricity Distribution Company has suddenly raised electricity load shedding throughout region. Rural areas along with semi-urban have intense load shedding and there is no regularity in supply and load shedding timetable. As a result, entire work structure especially industries and factories are facing tough times.
A group of protestors made a violent protest yesterday in Shirsoli village of Jalgaon taluka. Hectic load shedding amidst Navratri festivity led to rage followed by violent turnout. Mob destroyed its Shirsoli unit office furniture and had harsh exchange. State reserved Police force has taken over security of this area now.
Khandesh deity Darshan - Shiragad residing Saptashringi:
Saptashringi deity temple is located on Sangam of Tapi and Manaki Rivers at Kolnhavi in Yaval taluka. This temple has lively blessings and is having huge rush of devotees in this Navratri season. This region had dense forestry thousands of years ago, had rich natural resources due to full flowing Tapi River, and was amongst most favored destinations of ancient saints and monks. These monks had continuous obstructions from evil powers and goddess Saptashringi arrived here in lively formed, fought with evil Mahishasur, caught him and destroyed evil powers at Vani in Nashik district. Shiragad is considered as second most sacred and holy places and has Chaitra festivity celebrations every year.
Jalgaon gives grand welcome to mega mart:
Jalgaon's first lot talked shopping mall has opened up in last week. Being medium sized city, acceptance to mall culture has been issue of wide discussion. Jalgaonities have demonstrated their adoption to culture by making this entry a grand success. Vishal mega mart has fabulous customer response since opening and has huge queues and rush of customers waiting for buying.
Competitiveness in pricing, attractive offers, variety of products and services at once and above all a good location to start with are a few of good clicks made by this mall arrival.
Winds and snowing damages Raver and Bhadgaon taluka crops:
Farmers have harsh season this time with continuously arriving various natural calamities. Raver and Bhadgaon taluka yesterday witnessed heavy winds and snowing while MuktaiNagar taluka had cyclonic winds. All these has led to severe damages and ruined most of standing crop.
Raver taluka villages and farms affected areas are Nimbhorsim, Dhurkheda, Boharde and Therola located on Tapi River bank. This is second time in last 15 days that these villages are witnessing cyclonic winds. MuktaiNagar villages affected include Pimprinandru, Dhamande and Belaswadi.
JDCC Bank election preparations gear up:
Jalgaon district's apex co-operative bank JDCC Bank elections are on verge. Most of political parties and alliances have begun their preparations for this election. New alliances, Aghadhi formation are high discussion points now a day. JDCC bank covers co-operative movement of whole district and enacts as bridging media between and State and farmers for availing various State benefits, compensations and services. This election agenda and hot selling points includes reduce bank's 250 Crores reserved losses, reduction in current non-performing assets rate of 43% and availing dividend to share holder farmers. Co-operative department since last 5 years is administering bank.
Commonwealth Chess competition - Hardik, Pratik and Dhruv making
Jalgaon junior chess heroes have made winning note in ongoing commonwealth chess competition at Nagpur. Dhruv Shah has scored 1.5 out of 5, Pratik Patil has scored 3 of 5. Competition has participation of 260 players from across globe.
Khandesh Deity Darshan - Satpuda residing Shree Manudevi:
Manudevi temple is located at a distance of 9kms from Adgaon - Kasarkhede village in Yaval taluka. Manudevi is family deity of millions of Maharashtrians and temple witnesses' huge inflow of devotees every year. Ancient lord Hanuman temple is located at a distance of 4kms from this temple. Devotees term this temple to wishes fulfillment deity. Temple location has marvelous natural resource with 250 feet high lake and lush green surrounding.
This temple was constructed with 700 years ago bricks, lime and mixed plantation and was founded in 1551. Temple has ancient times idols of Lord Vishnu, Shankar, Parvati and has now various pilgrimage supportive and required resources through its temple trust.
Gold touches Rs. 13,800 per 10 grams Rate mark:
Ongoing financial makeovers in USA are affecting dollar valuation and as a result, gold is witnessing continuous upward trend. Yesterday gold touched 13,800 per 10gms along with silver at 24,000 per Kg in Jalgaon. This is net rise of 150-175 per 10gms in gold while around 2,000 to 2,500 per Kg in Silver in last few days.
Cyclonic winds and raining at Utkheda:
Bhusawal region based Utkheda in Raver taluka witnessed heavy cyclonic winds followed by raining. This has led to heavy losses to standing crop that includes cotton, Bazra and Jwar. Nearby Yaval, Nimbhora bk also witnessed raining.
State electricity distribution Company alters staggering day load
State electricity distribution Company has altered industrial area staggering day load shedding plans. New plan has first load shedding on Saturday morning from 6AM until 10PM, second on Sunday 1AM to 3AM and third from 6AM until 8PM totaling to 32 hours.
Salute to Nation's father and non-violence and spread noble - Bapuji Mahatma Gandhi
Region's lively temple - Patnadevi:
Located at distance of 18kms from Chalisgaon city, Patnadevi is Khandesh's one of most lively ancient temples of Chandikadevi. Temple is popularly known as Patnadevi following Patna village nearby. Temple region has beautiful lush green surrounding of Sahyadri hills and is located on banks of Dongri River. Always watery and flowing lake enriches this temple location further.
This temple has equal historic importance and had ruling of Yadav Samrat and Mandlik king here. Shri Saint Janardan biography discloses this temple opened for public on Ashad Shake 1950 on solar eclipse in memory of Govindraj Morya and Yavadrao Kheuchandra father. Temple has unique specialty of keeping devotees attached and pleasant. Temple has Lord Vishnu temple nearby and is monitored and maintained by Archeological survey of India.
Central Railways Bhusawal division issues high alert following
Malegaon bomb explosion:
Central Railways Bhusawal division has issued high alert to all its railway station and has initiated hefty checkup and patrolling measures in all trains passing by after Malegaon explosions. All trains moving towards Mumbai are being checked with utmost aspect, platforms, and common usage areas at high inflow stations.
Jalgaon's medical College gets M.B.B.S. approval:
Dr. Patil Medical College located on National Highway#6 on Jalgaon - Bhusawal road has received Central government approval for starting up of 100-intake M.B.B.S. medical from academic year 2008-09. College would complete admission process by 15th October as per State directorate regulations.
Private Cotton buying begins at 2,800 per quintal:
Private parties have begun buying district cotton at Rs. 2,800 per quintal rate depending on quality. Marathwada and Vidarbha zone traders buy Khandesh cotton in large quantities every year. Nearby Burhanpur based ginning factories being large buyers influence buying rates. These factories are offering 2,700 to 2,800 per quintal rate currently.
ZP approves three primary health centers, 11 sub-centers:
Jalgaon district council (ZP) health committee met yesterday to discuss various projects. It has approved setting up of three new primary health centers and eleven sub-centers at various locations in district. It would setup primary health center at Paldhi (Jamner), Khadakdeola (Pachora) and Sindhad (Pachora) and Chinchkhed (Chalisgaon), Achalgaon (Bhadgaon), Chunchari (Yaval), Velhane Khu, Loni Bu VasantNagar (Parola), Khadka (Bhusawal), Kharola (Pachora), Bodhre (Bhadgaon), Mitawali (Chodpa) and Borjadi (Chopda).
Forestry department conducted competitions from today:
District forestry department is celebrating forestry week and has organized various competitions to celebrate this event. It includes essay writing, drawing and photography in various groups. Essay competition has my beloved forest animal, my jungle safari, Need of Zoo and ideal forestry plan as subjects. Drawing competition has various subjects for drawing. Please refer deputy forestry conservator for further details in this regards.
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