Focus Visharam is a initiative to bring innovative development to our town. We last seen a initiative from local municipality which started collecting domestic garbages to keep our locality clean and green. Other initiative was establishment of bus stop at Apollo KH Hospital from IWA. What next do you want to develop? Make it happen with your innovative contribution. Please, write to us to share your ideas to develop our locality, the home of peace!!

  • Haj ‘Qurrah’ on April 17, 2014
    The State Haj Committee has proposed to hold ‘Qurrah’ (draw of lots) for selection of Haj pilgrims on April 17. This year there will be a decrease of 20 per cent in the Haj quota for pilgrims proceeding through Haj Committee and private tour operators.
    Haj Committee special officer, Prof. S.A. Shukoor, who attended the Haj Committee of India meeting at Mumbai, said the reduction in the quota was on account of the ongoing expansion of the ‘Mataaf’ area in the grand mosque at Makkah.
    During 2013 the quota of Haj Committee after reduction was 1,21,420 and for private tour operators, it was 14,600.
    According to a press release, Prof. Shukoor wanted the quota for pilgrims to be fixed on the basis of 2011 census and not 2001.

  • Haj Committee Looking for Govt Staff
    By Express News Service - HYDERABAD
    Published: 02nd March 2014 09:01 AM
    Last Updated: 02nd March 2014 09:01 AM
    The AP State Haj Committee is inviting applications from active Muslim government employees, between 25 and 50 years of age, for deputation as Khadim-ul-Hujjaj to assist Haj pilgrims during Haj-2014 in Saudi Arabia.
    In a press release, the special officer of AP State Haj Committee Prof SA Shukoor informed that applications for the purpose should be submitted on or before March 31 at the office of the Haj Committee, Nampally. The candidates are expected to have sound health and experience in managing public functions.
    However, preference will be given to government employees such as tahsildars and school teachers who have knowledge of Arabic language and experience in Haj.

    For details, contact AP State Haj Committee, Haj House, Nampally or call 040-23298793

  • Tanzim-Ul-Ulma Brings Thafuz-e-Khatam-e-Nabowat - Melvisharam

    Message rescived from Talha:
    There is a Bayan in Melvisharam on 18th and 19th of this month March 2014 and I wanted to share the info with you so that you can make a post of it in Melvisharam website. I am also attaching a poster of it with this mail and hopeful that the post will be published asap.
    March 18, 2014
    3.00 pm
    March 18, 2014
    3.00 pm
    Islamiah Girls Hr. Sec. School
    March 19, 2014
    6.45 pm
    March 20, 2014
    5.15 pm
    KH Girls School
    All Public
    Note: The date in pamphlet  and as in above the message  seems conflicting.  Individuals, please verify the same.

  • Plea to review hike in guideline value of lands in Melvisharam
    The Melvisharam Town Uplift Committee has appealed to the Tamil Nadu government to reconsider the steep hike in the guideline value of lands in Melvisharam town.

    Muthu Rafeeque Ahmed, Secretary of the committee, said in a release that the public of Melvisharam have been affected by the steep hike in the guideline value of land in Melvisharam, effected by the government through an order. While the government order stated that the guideline value of lands has been increased by 40% to 60% with effect from April 1, in effect, the guideline value of land at Melvisharam town has been increased by 400% to 700%, which is contradictory to the claim made in the government order.

    Citing examples of the hike, the secretary pointed out that the guideline value of land in Abdul Hakeem Road (Kathivadi Road), which was Rs.150 per square foot till March 31, has been increased to Rs.1,200 per square foot with effect from April 1, and this amounted to a 700% hike.

    “We are unable to understand why such an abnormal burden has been imposed on the public of Melvisharam town alone”, said Mr. Ahmed, and appealed to the State government to reconsider the steep hike in the guideline value of lands in the town.
    Published: April 25, 2012 00:00 IST , Updated: April 25, 2012 04:30 IST VELLORE, April 25, 2012
    Source: THE HINDU

  • Ration Card - Fair Price Shop - Consumer Alerts
    DO YOU WANT TO KNOW THE STOCK IN YOUR FAIR PRICE SHOP If so send SMS to 9789006492, 9789005450 as PDS space DistrictCode space Shopcode For Example if you send the message PDS 10 AA001 you will get the stock position of the PDS shop with code AA001 at Salem(10) District. District code is the first two numbers in your card number on top of your card and Shop code is available in the bottom box in the front page of your card Commissioner Civil Supplies and Consumer Protection

  • Melvisharam Municipality Election 2011 Results
    First ever local body election for Melvisharam Municipality was held in Melvisharam on October 19th, 2011.  There was huge hue and cry on whom to vote for the first local body election held after 42 years. Many independents and party workers from major AIADMK and DMK in groups canvassed house to house and street to streets in their wards to get votes for them. Over this, there was a tough challenge for the voters to decide about the position of the chairman.

    For the first time people of this town were divided in favor of parties and independents who were contesting this civic poll, anyway most of them are focused to elect the best candidate for counselors but the unity remained decided to elect for the post of chairman.

    As the results were declared, obviously Puttu Abdul Rahman Sahib of AIADMK won the Municipality Chairman post for Melvisharam Municipality of Vellore district in the 2011 Local body election with 10, 546 people favoring him for this position. His nearest rival Muhammad Akbar Basha K  of DMK who secured 1772 votes.

    We the team of wishes the best to all the elected counselors and the chairperson of melvisharam municipality and expect a fair and transparent services from all the elected counselors  as well as the chairman and vice-chairman.

  • Melvisharam - Chennai Bus Diverted

    Today, there was a problem in 7.40 am Visharam – Chennai bus and the bus conductor told me that here after the bus instead of coming to Visharam through by-pass from Arcot Bus Depot will go first to the Arcot Bus Stand and load passengers and will come to Visharam, all the way through the main road and will bound to Chennai from Visharam by-pass. It means that no Visharam passengers will be getting bus seats as it will be loaded in Arcot Bus Stand itself.

    It is not clear about the 4.10 am and 6.20 am Visharam – Chennai buses. Will this buses also come loaded with passengers from Arcot and head to Chennai through Visharam? Everybody knows that it was a big effort to get the bus services from Visharam and so far, the Government has done little service to our town and now its officers are diverting that small government services from us.

    People of Visharam, please, do something to stop diversion of this buses from its regular routes. If it is done, definitely we will be losing our grounds of what so far offered through the government.

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