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J&K tourism participates OTM, Mumbai

‘Showcases tourism products off all regions of state among domestic, international buyers’ Mumbai, Jan 21 : Department of tourism J&K has participated in the 3-day OTM Travel Exhibition which began January 18 at Bombay Convention and Exhibition Centre in which over 45 countries, 21 states and Union Territories and over 1,100 exhibitors are participating. Union Minister of State Tourism K J Alphons ... Read More »

Expert Group to study development deficit in hard areas: Dr Drabu

FM announces slew of fresh welfare initiatives JAMMU, JANUARY 17: Minister for Finance Dr Haseeb Drabu today announced constitution of an Expert Group to study the reasons for development deficit in the State’s hard areas and suggest measures for boosting infrastructure development in such neglected areas. “The Government would also make development deficit in remote areas of the State, a part ... Read More »

7 Days Challenge on Sustainability Kick starts in Delhi NCR

New Delhi, January 16: EAT, MOVE and LIVE -The 7 Days Challenge which takes place from 17-23 January 2018 in the Delhi NCR region, is being organised by the Embassy of Sweden in partnership with TERI School of Advanced Studies and Eco-Club initiative of Department of Environment, Government of NCT of Delhi. Part of the Embassy’s 11th edition of The ... Read More »

Separate Development Authority set up to harness Kargil’s tourism potential: Priya

‘Multifarious activities under implementation to promote tourism activities in the area’ Minister of State for Tourism, Priya Sethi today informed the Legislative Assembly that a separate Tourism Development Authority has been set up to ensure holistic development of Kargil from the tourism point of view as this area has tremendous potential for religious, border, adventure and cultural tourism.  She said ... Read More »

PMDP size Rs 82453 cr: Dr Drabu

Projects taken up under package at different stages of implementation JAMMU, JANUARY 16:  Minister for Finance, Dr Haseeb A Drabu informed the House that as on date the estimated size of the Prime Minister’s Development Package (PMDP) is Rs 82453 crore and the projects instituted under this package are at different stages of execution. The Minister was replying to a ... Read More »

Powers of Assembly, Parliament on tax collection now vested with GST council: Tarigami

Seeks Omar's attention on disturbing financial situation of JK Bank Jammu, Jan 15 (KNS): CPI (M) Secretary and MLA Kulgam Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami here on Tuesday told the Assembly that powers vested with the Assembly and parliament have been gifted to GST council to make the tax collection departments unaccountable before the assembly and the parliament. According to the KNS correspondent, taking ... Read More »

Tourism promotes interactions, removes misgivings: Mehbooba

3 day festival to showcase winter attraction at famed Ski resort GULMARG, JANUARY 14: Terming tourism as one of the best means to promote dialogue, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has said that it gives ample opportunities to people to know each other better and closely. Interacting with a group of tourists on the side-lines of a three day Snow festival ... Read More »

‘DPR for Chenani-Kishtwar-Sinthan-Khannabal highway being formulated’

154 road projects worth Rs 620.19 cr under execution in Doda constituency: Naeem Akhter JAMMU, JANUARY 12- Minister for Works (Roads & Buildings), Naeem Akhter today informed the Legislative Assembly that 154 road projects involving a cost of Rs. 620.19 crore taken up under CRF and PMGSY schemes are at different stages of completion in Doda constituency.   Replying to ... Read More »

Tassaduq Mufti chairs Tourism Deptt’s maiden meet

Stresses on Environmental Impact Assessment embedded sustainable model of development JAMMU, JANUARY 09: Minister for Tourism, Tassaduq Mufti today chaired the maiden meeting of Tourism Department to review the progress of diverse projects, activities and proposals undertaken by the department under various central and state sector schemes. Minister of State for Tourism, Priya Sethi was also present in the meeting. ... Read More »

Power curtailment in Kashmir to be revised by January end: PDD Chief Engineer

Said supplies to witness betterment from February this year Srinagar, Jan 05 (KNS): The Power Development Department (PDD) on Friday assured its consumers in Kashmir that the electricity supplies will witness betterment by the end of this month and that the department is prioritising its efforts to ensure end to erratic power in Valley. Chief Engineer, PDD Kashmir, Shahnaz Goni told KNS ... Read More »