Drabu for efficient use of funds to get over development deficit

PULWAMA:- Minister of Finance, Culture and Labour & Employment, Dr Haseeb Drabu, Tuesday stressed on evolving a mechanism to judiciously spend funds available under centrally and state-sponsored schemes for infrastructure creation in Jammu and Kashmir which often lapse due to tardy execution of schemes.  “There is not going to be any dearth of funds, but […]

100 exclusive agriculture products from JK to get GI certificate

SRINAGAR: Minister for Agriculture Mr. Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura today said that 100 agriculture products from Jammu and Kashmir will be soon brought under Geological Indication (GI) to avoid misbranding of some of the unique local products.  The Minister made this announcement at an officers meeting convened here to discuss the issue of Intellectual Property […]

Excise Revenue realisation up by 23%

 JAMMU:- Excise Commissioner, Tsering Angchuk   chaired monthly   revenue review meeting   of Excise and Taxation department here at Jammu today.  During the meeting, the over-all growth scenario of the revenue receipts of the Department for the month of April was discussed threadbare and examined critically.  It was noticed in the meeting that the […]

Pulwama gets plan outlay of Rs 120 crore for 2016-17

PULWAMA: Minister for Public Works and Parliamentary Affairs, Mr. Abdul Rehman Veeri Monday asked the officers to ensure focused development by prioritizing issues of public interest so that tangible results are realized on ground level.  The Minister, who is also Chairman District Development Board Pulwama, was addressing the DDB meeting here. Minister for Finance, Dr […]

J&K Bank envisages 20% credit growth in J&K state

Srinagar: J&K Bank is eyeing a credit growth of around 20% in the J&K state with special focus on agriculture, trade and services sectors. Besides, the Bank plans to lay special emphasis on customer service by devising a state-of-the-art monitoring system for redressing customer grievances. This was stated by Mushtaq Ahmad, Chairman & CEO, J&K […]

National-Group-Meet of All India Coordinated Research Project on Forage-Crops & Utilization

Srinagar: Two days National Group Meet of All India Co-ordained Research Project on Forage Crops & Utilization was organized by SKUAST-K in collaboration with ICAR at Nund Reshi Convention Centre of the University today on 16th of May, 2016.  The meeting was inaugurated by Prof. Nazeer Ahmed, Vice-Chancellor who was the Chief Guest on the […]

Mysterious disease destroys crops in Budgam

Budgam: Hundreds of acres of standing crop and fruit trees have started withering away in scores of villages in central Kashmir’s Budgam district due to an unknown disease. Reports said that due to mysterious disease crops and fruits have destroyed in different hamlets of the district including Krimshora, Aarigam, Namalyar, Dreyagam, Bandpora, Bogaru and Wakora. […]