Promoting Kashmir’s Vegetarian Food

Promoting Kashmir’s Vegetarian Food

A majority of tourists visiting Kashmir eat vegetarian food but don’t get authentic Kashmiri vegetarian food at restaurants. Vegetarian menus are restricted to Punjabi cuisine and rely on borrowed dishes like Dal Makhani or Aaloo Parathas. This is misperceived as the ‘authentic’ vegetarian food of Kashmir

The JCB Joke: When Will Government Get Serious About Snow Clearance? 

The JCB Joke: When Will Government Get Serious About Snow Clearance? 

In J&K, the rural link roads and lanes are not cleared for several days after snowfall. It is routine for the government to then hire mechanised Cranes (JCBs) to clear the snow from roads. This damages the road surface as JCBs are not meant for snow clearance but for clay and other excavation work.

Controversial Postal Department Exams in J&K

Controversial Postal Department Exams in J&K

It is a matter of serious concern that the departmental exam in the Postal Department for promotion of its officials is conducted by the department itself. If these exams are conducted by independent agencies like the Public Service Commission in states and UTs , why cannot the Postal Department adopt similar procedures?

Streamline Fire and Emergency Services in J&K 

Streamline Fire and Emergency Services in J&K 

The Government has failed to even streamline the selection process of firemen and drivers in the Fire and Emergency Services Department and people are made to suffer as there is dearth of firemen and drivers in the department.

Will RTI Go Digital by Jan 15th ?  

Will RTI Go Digital by Jan 15th ?  

The Government has come up with a detailed circular on RTI implementation for the first time since the central RTI law (RTI Act 2005) was extended  to Jammu & Kashmir post article 370 abrogation.

Cultivating Friendship with Maths & Science

Cultivating Friendship with Maths & Science

Traditional ways of teaching science and mathematics are generally teacher-directed. This style of teaching is obsolete now. Traditional teaching techniques are not going to provide students with valuable learning skills

Dredging Irrigation Canals , Wetlands , Flood Channels 

Dredging Irrigation Canals , Wetlands , Flood Channels 

The Govt can clear the Flood Spill Channel from Kursoo Rajbagh to Narbal by dredging it and the same silt can be used to fill the Srinagar Semi Ring Road project around Narbal,Sozeth, Ranbir Garh and other areas in Srinagar city.

No Guests at Hygam Wetland 

No Guests at Hygam Wetland 

At a time when Hygam wetland has been declared a Ramsar site of international importance, it is the duty of the Govt to come to its rescue soon.

A Tale of Forlorn Garbage Bins

A Tale of Forlorn Garbage Bins

The fate of these bins is interesting to note. Some have fulfilled their destiny of holding waste but no service has been put in place to actually empty them. Now, these trash bins – empty or filled – lie scattered or stolen

Making J&K Centre for Agri-Entrepreneurship 

Making J&K Centre for Agri-Entrepreneurship 

J&K has a great potential to be made a centre for Agri- Entrepreneurship and that can be a reality provided our policy makers are serious enough

 

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