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Jammu women follow Padman idea to make low-cost sanitary pads

Abdul Haq, Priya Sethi launch exclusive SHG unit at Gagwal JAMMU, APRIL 05: Taking a cue from Padman Arunachalam Muruganantham’s low-cost pad-making, the women in Gagwal Jammu have started making low cost sanitary pads and the Department of Rural Development’s Umeed scheme has assisted them in making their dream come true. The State Rural Livelihood Mission (SRLM) has installed low-cost ... Read More »

Agriculture output contributes enormously to economic growth: Hanjura

Chairs meeting to finalize various components of Agriculture sector under 15th FC JAMMU, APRIL 3: Minister for Agriculture, Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura today said that agricultural output and productivity tend to contribute substantially to overall economic growth of the state which needs greater emphasis on further development of the agricultural sector. This was stated by the Minister while convening a high-level ... Read More »

Registration for India Skills Competition- JK to close on April 8

Cluster & State level skill competitions to be held this month JAMMU, APRIL 3: According to a handout issued here today by J&K Skill Development Mission (JKSDM), the registration for participation in India Skills Competition- J&K, 2018 would close on 8thApril, 2018. Apart from providing training to the candidates, JKSDM under India Skills Competition-J&K, 2018 will be organizing cluster level and state ... Read More »

Buses to ply on city roads soon Srinagar, Mar 31 (KNS): Srinagar Smart City proposes to introduce Eco-friendly Electric Buses in Srinagar City under the Srinagar Smart City mission. A formal request to this effect has been made by Farooq Ahmad Lone, Chief Executive Officer, Srinagar Smart City Limited to Managing Director, JKSRTC wherein M.D, JKSRTC has been requested to ... Read More »

J&K Bank bids Farewell to Vice President Arvind Gupta

Srinagar, Mar 31: J&K Bank gave a warm sendoff to Vice President Arvind Gupta, who achieved superannuation today, here at Corporate Headquarters. At the farewell, Chairman and CEO Parvez Ahmed presented bouquet and a memento to the outgoing officer and appreciated his role in different capacities throughout his 36 years long tenure. Speaking on the occasion, Parvez Ahmed said, "One phrase ... Read More »

JK going through an unprecedented economic crisis: NC

Rather castigates PDP BJP govt for short of funds in the first month of financial year Srinagar, Mar 30 (KNS): Senior National Conference leader and former Finance minister Abdul Rahim Rather on Friday blamed the incumbent PDP BJP government for the states worsening economic condition over the last three years.  “The state’s economy is continuously witnessing a sharp decline ever since this ... Read More »

Govt. committed to protects rights of consumers: Zulfkar

Inaugurates LMD Working Standard Lab at Rajouri RAJOURI, MARCH 30: Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs and Tribal Affairs, Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali said the government is committed to protect and safeguard the rights of consumers against unscrupulous trade practices by modernizing and strengthening the department.  The construction of working standard laboratories in various districts and Research labs in state is one ... Read More »

Tassaduq Mufti reviews adventure tourism circuit scenario in JK

Minister asks for introducing day trips, weekend destinations for adventure sports lovers across state SRINAGAR, MARCH 29: Minister for Tourism, Tassaduq Hussain Mufti today stressed for focusing on sustainable and eco-friendly interventions for the development of adventure tourism, besides generating employment avenues for the locals. The Minster was addressing a meeting convened with the consultants to review the developmental scenario ... Read More »

Pending issues under Old tax regime; Govt extends amnesty till May 16, 2018

JAMMU, MARCH 28: The state government has extended the amnesty for settlement of unresolved issues under the old tax regime till May 16, 2018 to facilitate smooth implementation of Goods and Services Tax. As per an  order issued by the Finance department here today,  ‘The due date of depositing first instalment as per the provisions of the scheme prescribed vide government Order No 39-FD ... Read More »

CM reviews High Density Apple plantation scheme

  Mehbooba stresses on further propagation, incentivizing High Density Apple scheme Jammu, Mar 28 (KNS): Terming the High Density Apple plantation as a game changer for the horticulture industry of the State, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has stressed on further propagation of the scheme and incentives among orchardists to achieve optimal results. Chairing a review meeting in this regard, the ... Read More »