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Dr Drabu for making JK trade corridor to Central Asia

Addresses special session of India-UAE Partnership Summit on ‘Investment Opportunities in J&K’           DUBAI (UAE), OCTOBER 31: JK’s Finance Minister, Dr Haseeb Drabu today called for making Jammu & Kashmir a transit and trade corridor for arching out to Central Asia.           “Given its geographical location, Jammu and Kashmir could become a nucleus towards forging a new economic alliance in the ... Read More »

Traditional Fish Markets to be developed under Smart City Proposal: Asiea Naqash

Minister distributes Bicycles to Fishermen, disburses Rs 25 lacs for new Fish Market at Hazratbal           SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 31: Minister of State for Housing & Urban Development, Social Welfare, Asiea Naqash today said that the traditional Fish Markets would be developed in the Srinagar under Smart City Proposal.           The Minister said this during the distribution of Bicycles to the 50 ... Read More »

Chief Minister inaugurates J&K Bank Zonal Office Complex Sopore

Srinagar, Oct 30: If economic development is of vital importance for improvement in the quality of life for every society then creating financial infra structure remains at the core of this development. Today again, I feel happy to inaugurate this magnificent office of J&K Bank, which remains at the forefront of not only financial empowerment of people in Jammu and Kashmir ... Read More »

Use Power looms, ban Shahtush detrimental to Pashmina : Nizam-ud-Din Bhat

          SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 27: Vice Chairman Handicrafts and Handloom  Nizam-ud-Din Bhat has expressed concern over the declining prospects for Pashmina Shawls weaving and Marketing.  Interacting with union leaders of Handicrafts industry, Bhat admitted that continous and free use of power looms is coming as a setback to locally woven Pashmina Shawls, seriously impacting the morale of the weavers and embroiders.           ... Read More »

Central, State-run schemes to constitute single corpus for reducing administrative costs: Dr Drabu

‘Finance Deptt to prepare blueprint for 27 schemes’ SRINAGAR, OCT 26: Minister of Finance and Labour & Employment, Dr Haseeb Drabu today said the J&K Government is working out a comprehensive policy to combine all the state and centrally-funded schemes into a single corpus to minimise the administrative costs incurred in their implementation. “Presently, there are 20 Centrally-sponsored and seven ... Read More »

JK Pensioners to get free insurance cover from next year: Dr Drabu

‘Senior citizens are nation’s treasure, repository of culture’ BUDGAM, OCTOBER 26: In a significant decision, Minister for Finance and Labour & Employment, Dr Haseeb A Drabu, today announced that the pensioners of Jammu and Kashmir government will get free insurance cover from the next year. “Pensioners are a nation’s treasure. They are the repository of our tradition and culture. Keeping in ... Read More »

Finance Department rolls out austerity measures to cut down on expenditure

Srinagar, Oct 25, CNS: The State Government today rolled out a slew of measures to promote fiscal discipline in the administration. "Utmost economy shall be observed in organizing conference, seminars, workshop by the Government Departments and only such conferences, seminars, workshops etc which are absolutely essential should be held," said a circular issued by the Principal Secretary Finance, Navin Kumar Choudhary. ... Read More »

PHD delegation calls upon JK Bank Chairman

“J&K Banks’ growth directly linked with development of the state.”- Parvez Ahmed Srinagar, Oct 23: A delegation of PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PHDCCI) Kashmir Chapter today called upon the Chairman and CEO J&K Bank Parvez Ahmed at Corporate Headquarters. The Chairman held an elaborate meeting with the members led by Chambers’ Chairman PHDCCI Mushtaq Ahmed Chaya during which a ... Read More »

DIPR, CTD organize special GST workshop for newspaper managements

SRINAGAR, OCT 21 (PTK): Department of Information and Public Relations in collaboration with the Commercial Taxes Department (CTD) Kashmir today organized a special familiarization session on Goods and Services Tax (GST) for newspaper managements at the Media Complex here. Director Information, Muneer-ul-Islam, Joint Director (HQ), Abdul Majid Zargar, Joint Director Information Kashmir, Zahoor Ahmad Mir, officers of CTD  and representatives of ... Read More »