Srinagar, Oct 20: Governor N.N. Vohra released “Tobacco Control Laws and Measures”, a booklet compiled by Sh. A.M. Mir, IAS (Retd.), Executive Director of J&K Voluntary Health and Development Association.
Governor observed that this publication will make valuable contribution towards sensitizing the public at large about the extremely harmful effects of smoking and consumption of tobacco products, most of which result in life-threatening medical problems. He emphasized the importance of mobilizing volunteers from various segments of society and organizations for raising awareness on a much larger scale about the adverse consequences of smoking and consumption of tobacco and its related products. Governor compliment the Association and its members for the valuable work being done by them.
Releases “Tchope Sete Kath-Bath”
Governor N.N. Vohra, released “Tchope Sete Kath Bath”-conversation with silence – a book written by Dr. Satish Vimal who works for Radio Kashmir in Srinagar at the Raj Bhavan.
Governor lauded Dr. Vimal’s initiative of writing a literary diary in Kashmiri and hoped that this book would contribute towards popularization of literature in Kashmiri.
Sh. Syed Humayun Qaiser, Director of Radio Kashmir, Srinagar, was also present on this occasion.
Visits border areas in Gurez Valley
Governor N.N. Vohra, who visited the Gurez sector today, was briefed by the Brigade Commander, regarding the situation along the LoC.
Governor was also briefed by Sh. Sajad Hussain Ganai, Deputy Commissioner, Bandipora and Sh. Sandeep Singh, SDM Gurez regarding the problems relating to the administration of this area, which remains dis–connected for nearly six months in the year.
Governor, accompanied by the Deputy Commissioner, also visited the Kishan Ganga Dam site and held discussions with Sh. Khalid Umer, Chief Engineer of the Project about the operational plans. Governor was pleased to note that all the 143 families, displaced by this Project, had been fully compensated and assisted in their rehabilitation.