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Tourism Deptt starts certificate courses in skiing at Pahalgam

Activities aimed at harnessing winter tourism potential of this summer resort: Dir Tourism PAHALGAM, FEBRUARY 06: The Department of Tourism Kashmir in collaboration with Jawahar Institute of Mountaineering today organized first of its kind certified Ski Courses at newly developed slopes at Pahalgam with an aim to promote Pahalgam as a winter tourist destination. The 15-day ski course was inaugurated ... Read More »

Centre rolls out 2 tourism infrastructure projects worth Rs 194 cr for JK

NBCC, NPCC to develop tourism facilities on Gulmarg-Baramulla-Kupwara-Leh, Mantalai-Sudhmahadev-Patnitop circuits; Chief Minister welcomes new initiatives   JAMMU, FEBRUARY 6: Under the new initiatives in tourism sector, the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, today rolled out two mega projects worth Rs 194.74 crore for development of tourism infrastructure in Jammu and Kashmir. These are in addition to the projects worth Rs ... Read More »

M/S Dawar Cements obtained NOC for lime-stone mining without people’s consent’

Khrew residents stage protest against cement factories Srinagar, Feb 6, CNS: Demanding an end to pollution from cement factories and illegal mining in the area, hundreds of residents of Khrew in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district Monday staged a protest here in Srinagar and alleged that a Cement Company has secured NOC for lime stone mining without public support.     A ... Read More »

Only Aadhaar Card Holder to Get Ration Cards from April: Government

Srinagar, Feb 4, CNS: The Jammu Kashmir Government has made Aadhaar mandatory for availing ration related subsidies and other benefits but has given two months time for citizens to get the unique identification number. The Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Chowdhary Zulifqar said that no ration cards will be issued to those who fail to get mandatory ... Read More »

JK to be developed as best skiing destination: Dy CM

Quality adventure sports infrastructure to be created for creating sporting genius in JK JAMMU, FEBRUARY 03: With an aim to promote adventure tourism across the State, Deputy Chief Minister, Dr. Nirmal Singh today said that Jammu and Kashmir would be developed into “best skiing destination.” While interacting with the skiing players at Gulmarg here, Dr Singh said that all the ... Read More »

State’s tourism industry’s focus on evolving into a ‘niche destination’

Inaugurates Capacity Building Workshop on ‘Promoting Destination Sustainability through Eco-Tourism Initiatives’ JAMMU, FEBRUARY 02 – The Minister of State for Tourism, Priya Sethi today laying stress on employing sustainable, eco- tourism initiatives in the state, said that development and improvement in infrastructure is priority of the government but it should not be at the cost of destroying or disturbing the ... Read More »

JKSPDC seeks suggestions on new Hydroelectric Policy

Proposed Policy envisages promotion of hydropower as an attractive economic enterprise in JK: Shah Faesal Jammu, Feb 01 (KNS): To promote hydropower generation as an attractive economic enterprise in the State, the Jammu and Kashmir State Power Development Corporation is in the process of formulating a comprehensive State Hydroelectric Policy. According to Shah Faesal, Managing Director, JKSPDC, the proposed Hydroelectric ... Read More »

Mehbooba inaugurates Snow Carnival at Gulmarg

Also throws open renovated Maharaja Palace hotel, shopping arcade, night skiing GULMARG, FEBRUARY 01: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti threw open 15 days Snow Carnival at the world famous tourist resort Gulmarg today. The carnival includes a series of activities like skiing, ice hockey, snow sculpting, snow mobile rally, snow rugby, night skiing etc. Legislators, Muhammad Abbas Wani and Anjum Fazili, ... Read More »

Rs 19.25 lakh released under Marriage Assistance Scheme in Ganderbal

GANDERBAL JANUARY 31: The Assistant Labour Commissioner, Ganderbal has released financial assistance of Rs. 19.25 lakh on account of Marriage Assistance scheme among 66 beneficiaries in Ganderbal here today. The Deputy Commissioner, Tariq Hussain Ganai handed over the authority letter to the Manager, J&K Bank, Mini-Secretariat, Ganderbal for online credit to the individual accounts of beneficiaries. Speaking on the occasion, the ... Read More »

Zulfkar reviews status of Horticulture Villages in Rajouri

Says Govt is committed to boost Green Economy JAMMU, JANUARY 27: Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs, Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali, today convened a high level meeting to review the status of projects envisaging creation of Horticulture villages in district Rajouri. The Minister had a detailed review of arrangements put in place for setting up horticulture villages in six ... Read More »