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Govt strengthening women SHGs to make them self reliant: Abdul Haq

Umeed scheme will ensure eradication of rural poverty PULWAMA, JULY 20: Minister for Rural Development Panchayat Raj, Law and Justice, Abdul Haq today said the government is committed to strengthen women Self Help Groups (SHGs) by providing every possible assistance to them aimed at eradicating rural poverty and to achieve overall development of rural economy. Minister said this while reviewing the ... Read More »

Sewage discharge from toilets, Langers spoils picturesque Pahalgam

 Rayees Magray PAHALGAM JULY 20 (PTK): The sewage that is discharged form toilets, bathrooms and Langars of Yatri camps is drained into the river Lidder which stinks like hell and is literally poison for local aquatic life in Pahalgam, alleges local environmentalists.   They said that the stench form this water is so strong and insufferable that one cannot even stand ... Read More »

Building Permission: LAWDA fails to fix conversion rate

Srinagar, July 19, CNS: Lakes and Waterways Development Authority (LAWDA) has failed to fix the conversion rate that it is expected to receive from those who have already obtained building permission from Building Operations Controlling Authority (BOCA) here in Srinagar city.      The delay according to the aspirants is sheer harassment that is aimed at to grab money from them illegally. ... Read More »

Education Deptt to conserve 19th century houses of Anwar Shah Kashmiri, Ghulam Ahmad Ashai

Altaf Bukhari reviews modalities SRINAGAR, JULY 19: Recognizing the literary contribution of Moulana Anwar Shah Kashmiri (1875-1933)– the renowned Islamic scholar and son of the soil, Department of School Education has decided to preserve Late Alama’s around 150-year-old residential house through retrofitting under the Department’s heritage conservation programme. The Education Department has also decided to go for conservation of 19th ... Read More »

Dr Drabu for incentivizing JK’s skilled labour

FM chairs meeting of State Advisory Board for Revision of Minimum Wages SRINAGAR, JULY 19:  Minister for Finance, Dr Haseeb Drabu today said the revision of minimum wages for the scheduled employments should be effected in accordance with the skills, inflation and other economic factors. "There should be reasonable hike for all labor classes in accordance with the inflation and other ... Read More »

Abdul Haq dismayed over unimpressive performance under MGNREGA in Pulwama

Minister reviews status of RDD activities in district           PULWAMA, JULY 19: Expressing dismay over mediocre performance in implementation of MGNREGA in Pulwama, the Minister for Rural Development, Abdul Haq today took a serious note of fewer man-days generated in the district. He has ordered initiation of action against the non-performing officers in the district. Speaking at a meeting convened here to review the ... Read More »

Veeri for institutional asset creation in JK

Inaugurates Revenue Complex Budgam BUDGAM, JULY 19: Minister for Revenue,  Relief,  Rehabilitation,  Reconstruction and Disaster Management, Abdul Rehman Veeri, today stressed on the need for institutional asset creation for the sustainable Development of the State. He was speaking at the inauguration of Revenue Complex Budgam here. Minister for Agriculture, Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura was also present on the present. The mega ... Read More »

SFC must ensure hassle-free timber distribution: Lal Singh

  Reviews Corporation’s functioning SRINAGAR, JULY 18: Minister for Forest, Ecology and Environment, Choudhary Lal Singh today said that several innovative measures taken to revitalize State Forest Corporation (SFC) has begun to show positive results. Chairing a review meeting of SFC here, Singh vehemently called for strengthening the Corporation that would ensure sustainable development of huge natural resources for the ... Read More »

PCI Sub-Committee calls on Governor

SRINAGAR, JULY 18: The Sub-Committee of the Press Council of India (PCI), comprising Sh. S.N. Sinha, Convenor, Sh. C.K. Nayak, and Dr. Suman Gupta called on Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today. The PCI members, who are on a weeklong visit in J&K, discussed with the Governor  issues relating to the role of the print media and ... Read More »

Govt to initiate action against elements creating hurdles in execution of public works

RAJOURI, JULY 16: The Government has decided to take legal action against people who are creating hurdles in construction of a vital road in Darhal area.  As per the district administration, some people in Darhal stopped the Machinery mobilized by Public Works Department deputed for resurfacing of road passing through the town.  Based on the feedback of Public Works Department, the ... Read More »