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Discussion on Demands for Grants for PDD, H&UDD

Members for improving urban infra, expediting Smart City projects, augmenting power sector JAMMU, FEBUARY 01: Several members took part in the Discussion on Demands for Grants of Power, Housing and Urban Development (H&UD) departments in Legislative Assembly today. The legislators gave their valuable suggestion for improving the functioning of Power, H&UD departments. They urged for efforts to improve urban infrastructure, ... Read More »

Durable roads, enhanced infra; tops Govt agenda: Naeem Akhtar

Ganga terms road connectivity an essential tool in boosting rural economy JAMMU, JANUARY 30: Minister for Public Works, Naeem Akhtar today asserted that durable roads and enhanced infrastructure tops the development agenda of the present dispensation and focus is being laid on upgrading and improving the road network in rural and remote areas. The Minister stated this while addressing gatherings ... Read More »

State holiday, 3-day Mourning on demise of CEC LAHDC Leh

JAMMU, JANURAY 30: The Government today declared State Holiday on 31st January, 2018 as a mark of respect to Dr Sonam Dawa Lonpo, Chairman / Chief Executive Councillor, LAHDC, Leh, who passed away yesterday due to cardiac arrest. As per a notification issued in this regard by General Administration Department, the State Mourning shall be observed for 3 days w.e.f 30th January to ... Read More »

DIPR organizes Mega Cultural Show to mark Republic Day celebrations

Lal Singh lauds deptt for promoting, preserving state's heritage JAMMU, JANUARY 30-Minister for Forests, Ecology and Environment Choudhary Lal Singh has appreciated the efforts of Department of Information and Public Relations in showcasing and promoting state’s rich cultural heritage and legacy through a variety of cultural events. The Minister was speaking at a programme organized by the department to mark ... Read More »

Regularization policy notified for casual, other workers: Dr Drabu

            Jammu, Jan 30: Minister for Finance, Dr Haseeb Drabu today informed the Legislative Assembly that the Jammu and Kashmir Casual and Other Workers-Regular Engagement Rules, 2017 has been notified recently for regularization of these workers. However, he said no worker has been considered so far as per the provisions of SRO 520 dated 21-12-2017. ... Read More »

Reservations provided to border people as per rules: Sajjad Lone

Jammu, Jan 30: Minister for Social Welfare, Mr Sajad Gani Lone informed the House that reservation benefits are being provided to the inhabitants living alongside the International Border as per the eligibility criteria available under the provisions of J&K Reservation Act/Rules.  Replying to a question by Mr. Sat Pal Sharma, the Minister however said the benefits of reservations cannot be ... Read More »

Role of schools, teachers important to build strong nation: Zulfkar

‘Pvt Institutions playing pivotal role in education sector’ Jammu, Jan 28 (KNS): Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs and Tribal Affairs, Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali today said that private educational institutions are playing a pivotal role in ensuring the provision of quality education and the government appreciates the efforts of these institutions in raising the literacy rate in the ... Read More »

Comparing Wakf with shrine broad in terms of income is ‘injustice’: VC Waqf

Says new rent policy for Wakf property will be publicized soon Srinagar, Jan 24 (KNS): Vice Chairman of Wakf Board, Nizam-ud-din Bhat on Wednesday said that the Muslim Wakf board has less income as compared to the shrine board, saying that comparing these two institutions in terms of income is ‘injustice’.  Talking to Kashmir News Service (KNS), Bhat said that the annual ... Read More »