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Govt abolishes subsidy on sugar for APL consumers

BPL, AAY to get sugar @ Rs 25 from this month Srinagar, Jul 21 (KNS): The sugar supplied by the government to the consumers will get costlier from this month as the government has stopped subsidy to the Above Poverty Line consumers and kept only Rs 12 for BPL and other priority rations card holders. Before this month, the consumers ... Read More »

Under GST no tax is levied on any pilgrimage: Govt

‘5 % tax levied on airfare and any private tour package’ Srinagar, Jul 20 (KNS): The government Thursday said that no pilgrimage has been taxed under the new Goods and Services Tax (GST) but the tax will be levied on airfares. A senior official in the government’s finance department said that under the GST 5 % tax is being levied on airfares. ... Read More »

Open post office savings account with only Rs 50 and enjoy ATM services without transaction charges.

Srinagar, July 20: The role of Post Offices around the world is undergoing changes as traditional postal activities are supplanted by electronic mail and use of new technologies. Increasingly, post office is adopting new business to optimise its strength as an outlet of public utilities. Energising financial services has been part of the new business strategies in most counties. In this context ... Read More »

Dr Drabu approves creation of Jammu & Kashmir Civil Supplies Corporation

'It will be game-changer in bringing transparency in Public Distribution System' SRINAGAR, JULY 20: In a significant decision, Minister of Finance, Dr Haseeb Drabu, today gave approval to the creation of Jammu Kashmir Civil Supplies Corporation that will change the face of Public Distribution System in the State. The Minister said the Corporation will be the sole agency for procurement ... Read More »

Zulfkar inaugurates FCS&CA surveillance system, TA centres

‘Surveillance system will ensure greater transparency in the Deptt’ SRINAGAR, JULY 19: Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA) and Information, Choudhary Zulfkar Ali today inaugurated Command Control Room and Tehsil Accounts Section here at FCS&CA Directorate. The Minister was accompanied by Secretary FCS&CA Shafiq Raina, Director FCS&CA Nisar Ahmad Wani and other concerned officers of the Department. ... Read More »

Photographers across country capture Kashmir’s beauty

Will showcase Valley’s bewitching landscape in photo exhibition in Mumbai Srinagar, July 17: The beauty of the Kashmir has attracted photographers from across India who have been in Kashmir for over a week capturing the beautiful landscape in their lenses. A group of 19 photographers associated with Photography Society of India who arrived in Srinagar on July 8, 2017 visited ... Read More »

Aadhaar seeding camps from July 25: Zulfkar

  ‘No compromise on transparency in FCS&CA functioning’ SRINAGAR, JULY 17: Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA) and Information Department Choudhary Zulfkar Ali today directed the concerned to hold three-day Aadhaar seeding camp from July 25 to accelerate the seeding of ration cards in the State. Expressing his concern over the current pace of the seeding, the Minister said the ... Read More »

Naeem Akhtar launches helicopter service on Srinagar-Kargil sector

KARGIL, JULY 16: Minister for Works, Naeem Akhtar today launched maiden commercial helicopter service between Kargil and Srinagar for the locals and the tourists. Chairman Legislative Council Haji Anayat Ali, CEC LAHDC (Kargil) Kacho Ahmad Ali Khan, Vice Chairman KVIB Peerzada Mansoor Hussain, Director Tourism Kashmir, Mehmood Ahmad Shah  and other senior officers of the district administration Kargil and Tourism Department ... Read More »

Dy CM for effective implementation of Centrally Sponsored Schemes in power sector

Stresses on reducing T&D losses, pilferage JAMMU, JULY 14 – Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Nirmal Singh today asked the PDD authorities to work in close coordination and synergy with district administration to ensure fast tracking of reforms for effective implementation of Centrally Sponsored Schemes (CSS) and flagship programmes in letter and spirit so as to provide better public service delivery. ... Read More »

J&K Bank launches EMI on Credit Cards and Bharat Bill Payment System

Let’s be trendsetters in new-age products and services: Parvez Ahmed Srinagar, Jul 11: We view technology as effective and swift means of transforming the financial landscape of the state while taking the progress of people of J&K to the next level. So we are fast catching up with the best industry practices and products in digital banking space as customer expectations ... Read More »