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Hanjura for early implementation of Rs 25 cr climate resilient Aggregation Project

SRINAGAR, JUNE 17: Minister for Agriculture, Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura, today convened a meeting to review the implementation of climate resilient aggregation project in Surasyar block in Kashmir valley and Balwal block in Jammu region. The Minister directed the concerned officers for early implementation of the project which would provide water and other irrigational facilities to farm lands in hilly ... Read More »

On CM’s request, Railways set up 4 more halt stations on Baramulla-Banihal section

Mehbooba had requested Suresh Prabhu for facilitating local passengers SRINAGAR, JUNE 16: On the request of the Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, the Ministry of Railways has opened more halt points on the Baramulla-Banihal railway line for the movement facilitation of local people. According to a series of orders issued by the Ministry of Railways, the new halt points opened are ... Read More »

NC cautioned PDP-BJP over GST implementation

SRINAGAR | JUNE 15 (PTK): National Conference on Thursday warned the State Government against any misadventure on the issue of GST implementation in the State and said the party would fight tooth and nail to prevent the dilution of J&K’s fiscal autonomy. Addressing a meeting of the Party’s Provincial Committee for Kashmir, Provincial President Nasir Aslam Wani said the Government’s state of confusion ... Read More »

District Committee notifies rates for agriculture operations in Rajouri

RAJOURI, JUNE 15: District level committee headed by Deputy Commissioner, Rajouri Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary has fixed the rates for agriculture operations involving tractors and harvesters for regulating the rates in view of reports of unregulated heavy charges imposed on farmers. The committee has fixed different rates for hilly and plain areas for ploughing by tractor, threshing and Mechanical harvesting. ... Read More »

India Post resolves complaints beyond borders via Twitter Seva

New Delhi, June 14, 2017 India Post has yet again proved its efficiency by helping people beyond borders via Twitter Seva. Numerous tweets regarding International Parcel Service of the department are received and resolved via Twitter Seva. Twitterati tweets for timely delivery of their articles and express their happiness when their articles are delivered. Sajda Khatoon tweeted “Registration No: RF105790475IN, ... Read More »

Govt constitutes Expert Committee to draft State Horticulture Policy

Panel to give vision document for 25-30 years SRINAGAR, JUNE 15: The Government today constituted an Expert Committee to draft and formulate the maiden State Horticulture Policy. According to an order issued by Secretary Horticulture, Mr M H Malik, the members of the Expert Committee include Prof Nazeer Ahmad, VC SKUAST Kashmir, Dr Pradeep K Sharma, VC SKUAST Jammu, Dr R ... Read More »

Vodafone extends ‘Ramzam Greetings’ to customers, associates with Iftar celebrations in JK

Srinagar, June 14, 2017: Celebrating Ramzan in its true spirit of giving, Vodafone India is gifting smiles to its customers & associates in Kashmir by celebrating Iftaar with them during the holy month of Ramzan. These celebrations are an extension of Vodafone’s annual Ramzan celebrations, under which it supports education of underprivileged children through its “giving initiative”. This is an effort ... Read More »

LC panel calls for collective efforts to conserve JK’s natural resources

SRINAGAR, JUNE 13: Minister for Information and Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Choudhary Zulfkar Ali and Minister for PHE, Irrigation and Flood Control Sham Lal Choudhary today asked the officers of PHE department to expedite the work on Ans Water Supply Scheme (WSS) in Darhal, Rajouri. The instructions were issued during a meeting convened to review the progress of ... Read More »

Govt to continue sugar subsidy for 74.13 lakh people in PHH category: Zulfkar Ali

‘Against market price of Rs 47 per kg, subsidized sugar to be provided at Rs 25 per kg’ SRINAGAR JUNE 13: Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs and Information Department Zulfkar Ali today said the J&K Government would continue to provide sugar subsidy to the people of State falling under Priority Household (PHH) category although the same has been ... Read More »

Govt constitutes 2 sub-committees to review approved newspapers

368 publications presently getting advertisements from DIPR SRINAGAR, JUNE 13:  The Government today constituted two separate sub-committees for Kashmir and Jammu divisions to review whether the newspapers and periodicals empanelled by Department of Information & Public Relations meet the norms set out in the Advertisement Policy-2016 and recommend delisting of any approved newspaper violating the said Advertisement Policy. The sub-committees ... Read More »